Firm Stats


Total No. Attorneys (2023)

50 - 100


No. of Partners Named (2022)



Featured Rankings

Top 150 Under 150


No. of 1st Year Associates Hired (2022)



Base Salary

1st year: $150,000


No. of U.S. Offices


Vault Verdict

About the Firm

Vault Rankings

Associate Reviews

  • “Lawyers socialize regularly through firm-sponsored events, and the firm puts on remote activities to help lawyers get acquainted. Lawyers also socialize after hours and are often friends, invested in each others' lives. Support staff are seen as equals to attorneys and treated with respect.”
  • “CLM has an incredibly friendly and welcoming environment. While many normal social events were postponed as a result of the pandemic, many lawyers at the firm went out of their way to introduce themselves and make me feel welcome upon my remote arrival at the firm. In their work-related communications, the attorneys at CLM are helpful, provide opportunities for questions, and give productive feedback. It's an overall very pleasant place to work.”

Why Work Here

Carter Ledyard successfully combines a sophisticated, full-service Wall Street legal practice with a collaborative environment where friendliness and professionalism are compatible. We have a diverse and international clientele, with substantial portions of the firm’s matters coming from overseas-based clients and their U.S. affiliates, financial institutions and other financial services providers, governmental entities, industrial and technology companies and affluent individuals and families. Our international focus is exemplified by our commitment to provide a Gateway to America® for our foreign clients. Our association with the Meritas® and Legalink legal networks provides us with access to capable and knowledgeable colleagues in the U.S. and around the world and allows us to assist those colleagues with their New York based matters.

Diversity at Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP

"The Firm recognizes that the unique experience, skills and perspectives of attorneys from a variety of backgrounds, including those from different genders, gender identities, race, nationalities, ethnicities, socioeconomic status, religious backgrounds, sexual orientations, marital status and physical or mental abilities strengthen our organization and help us provide the most effective legal representation for our clients. The Firm is committed to the recruitment, retention and advancement of lawyers from all backgrounds and works to..."

Getting Hired Here

  • “The hiring process seems to be competitive, but also fair to give students at lower-ranked schools a chance. I think the entire applicant is evaluated as a whole and my firm does not select candidates merely by their on-paper credentials.”

Perks & Benefits