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Snell & Wilmer LLP

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Harrison Barnes

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Salary & Benefits

Title Branch/
Exp. year Period Avg Base
Associate Phoenix 1st Year Yearly $140,000.00 
Associate Costa Mesa 1st Year Yearly $170,000.00 
Associate Las Vegas 1st Year Yearly $125,000.00 
Associate Tucson 1st Year Yearly $120,000.00 
Associate Denver 1st Year Yearly $140,000.00 
Associate Salt Lake City 1st Year Yearly $125,000.00 
Associate Los Angeles 1st Year Yearly $170,000.00 
Associate Reno 1st Year Yearly $125,000.00 
Associate San Diego 1st Year Yearly $170,000.00 


  • 401(k)/IRA/Other Retirement Plan, Bar Association Fees, CLE, Dental Insurance, Domestic Partner Benefits, Employee Assistance Program, Family/Dependent Care Leave, Flexible Spending Account/pre-tax Option, Life/AD&D, Long-term Disability Insurance, Medical Insurance, Medical Spending Account, Parental Leave, Parking/Transportation, Profit Sharing, Relocation Expenses, Short-term Disability Insurance, Vision Insurance
  • Snell & Wilmer allows attorneys to work part time, although that option is not available for entry-level attorneys. Currently, 5 attorneys are working part time.
  • part time allowed? Yes
  • can entry level attorneys work part time? No
  • associates who work part time 3
  • partners who work part time 0

Benefits Package:

The benefits package is extremely generous, including complete CLE and bar membership support, relocation expenses, a law school matching gift program, reimbursement for business development expenses, 12-week paid maternity leave, a 401k plan and profit sharing. To find out more about our firm, our summer Program and becoming part of our community of success, we invite you to contact us any time.

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