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Salary & Benefits

At Paul Hastings, associate base salary is determined by a set lock-step system. Factors such as hours billed, quality of work, pro bono hours, overall contribution like recruitment activities, firm committees are used to determine the amount of an associate's bonus. In 2011, the starting salary for new associates was $ 160,000. Summer compensation in 2012 was offered at $3070 per week. The firm offers most of the benefits that are generally offered by industry. Many of these benefits are also extended to the employees' spouses, domestic partners, and children.

Title Branch/
Exp. year Period Avg Base
Associate Los Angeles 1st Year Yearly $190,000.00 
Associate Atlanta 1st Year Yearly $190,000.00 
Associate Palo Alto 1st Year Yearly $190,000.00 
Associate San Diego 1st Year Yearly $190,000.00 
Associate New York City 1st Year Yearly $190,000.00 
Associate Costa Mesa 1st Year Yearly $190,000.00 
Associate Washington 1st Year Yearly $190,000.00 
Associate San Francisco 1st Year Yearly $190,000.00 
Associate Chicago 1st Year Yearly $190,000.00 
Associate Houston 1st Year Yearly $190,000.00 

Salaries Found Advertised on Jobs Posted on External Sources by BCG Attorney Search

LA Investment Management/Funds Associate $132,000 - $276,000
Paul Hastings --
Los Angeles, CA --
-- 04-26-2022
SF CORP Junior Associate $119,000 - $232,000
Paul Hastings --
San Francisco, CA --
-- 04-26-2022
SF Corporate Mid-Level Associate $145,000 - $298,000
Paul Hastings --
San Francisco, CA --
-- 04-26-2022
Life Sciences & Healthcare Compliance Senior Associate or Of Counsel $139,000 - $316,000
Paul Hastings --
New York, NY --
-- 04-26-2022


  • 401(k)/IRA/Other Retirement Plan
  • 529 College Savings Plan
  • Bar Association Fees
  • Business Casual Dress Code
  • Child Care Subsidy
  • 401(k)/IRA/Other Ret. Plan w/Employer Contribution
  • CLE
  • Dental Insurance
  • Domestic Partner Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Family/Dependent Care Leave
  • Flexible Spending Account/Pre-Tax Option
  • Health Club Membership
  • Life/AD&D Insurance
  • Long-term Care Insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Parental Leave
  • Parking/Transportation
  • Relocation Expenses
  • Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Sick Leave
  • Technology (Laptop, PDA, etc.)
  • Vacation Leave

Benefits Package:

Spouses, domestic partners, and children can be covered under many of these benefits.

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