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Faegre Drinker is an international law firm providing litigation, regulatory, and business services to clients ranging from Fortune 100 companies to startups. The firm was formed in February 2020 through the merger of Faegre Baker Daniels and Drinker Biddle & Reath. Both Faegre Drinker legacy firms have storied histories. The former Drinker Biddle & Reath was founded and headquartered in Philadelphia in 1849, and the former Faegre Baker Daniels was founded in 1863.

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1st year: Ranges from $140,000 to $205,000 (based on office......


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About the Company

Faegre Drinker is an international law firm providing litigation, regulatory, and business services to clients ranging from Fortune 100 companies to startups. The firm was formed in February 2020 through the merger of Faegre Baker Daniels and Drinker Biddle & Reath.

Two Become One

Both Faegre Drinker legacy firms have storied histories. The former Drinker Biddle & Reath was founded and headquartered in Philadelphia in 1849 when John Christian Bullitt launched a firm named Bullitt and Fairthorne—which would later become Drinker Biddle. In 1871, the firm presided over the creation of Drexel, Morgan and Co.—an investment bank that would later become JP Morgan. Drinker Biddle also assisted Georg von Trapp (of the legendary von Trapp Family) in 1939 with visa issues at Ellis...