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Steptoe & Johnson LLP.

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Salary & Benefits

Steptoe offers a competitive salary and composite benefits on par with other firms. It also provides its summer associated with an allowance for travel expenses.

The company has a policy, which interested candidates can request for, based upon which the incoming lawyers are reimbursed for household moving and travel expenses. Incoming lawyers just graduating from law school, who will be starting work shortly after completion of the bar exam, also receive a stipend to assist with bar review, living, and other expenses while preparing for the exam.

Associates who excel at work and provide quality legal service to the firm's clients may receive awards in recognition of their excellence at work.

Title Branch/
Exp. year Period Avg Base
Associate Los Angeles 1st Year Yearly $190,000.00 
Associate New York City 1st Year Yearly $190,000.00 
Associate Washington 1st Year Yearly $190,000.00 
Associate Chicago 1st Year Yearly $190,000.00 
Associate San Francisco 1st Year Yearly $190,000.00 

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  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Health and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Short-term, long-term, and supplemental disability insurance
  • Group and supplemental life insurance
  • Group and supplemental accidental death & dismemberment insurance
  • Long-term care insurance (for parents, grandparents & in-laws in addition to employee & spouse)
  • Paid parental leave
  • Three to four weeks of paid vacation annually
  • 401(k) retirement plans
  • 10 paid holidays annually
  • Bar stipend
  • Moving expense reimbursement
  • Back-up childcare facility (DC)
  • Onsite fitness center, yoga instruction, and discounts to area gyms (DC)
  • Onsite cafeteria (DC)
  • Onsite travel agency (DC)
  • Counseling and referral service
  • Laptop/Smartphone
  • Judicial clerkship bonus

Benefits Package:

Discretionary Awards; Relocation $$; Bar Dues; Blackberry; Laptop Program; Mentor Program; Wellness Program; Pre-Tax Transportation Programs; Back-Up Childcare Facility; Onsite Fitness Center; Yoga Instruction; Discounts to Area Gyms.

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