Overview

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Firm Stats


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Total No. Attorneys (2022)

750 - 1K

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No. of Partners Named (2022)

12

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Featured Rankings

Vault Law 100


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No. of 1st Year Associates Hired (2022)

80


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No. of Summer Associates (2022)

91 total (68 2Ls; 13 1Ls)


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Base Salary

1st year: $ 215,000

Vault Verdict

Firm's Response

About the Firm

Associate Reviews


  • “A fairly relaxed and comfortable environment in spite of the level of sophistication of the work. Generally good appreciation for life outside of the firm.”
  • “The attorneys are highly collaborative and supportive. My colleagues and I enjoy socializing, both with firm-sponsored events and informal gatherings.”
  • “My favorite thing about the firm is the people I work with. My group is really filled with great people that I've grown close to and built friendships with over the years. Our clients can be tough like any top-tier clients, but there is a ‘we're all in it together’ attitude that makes me feel glad I work here.”

Why Work Here


Diversity at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

"Fried Frank is committed to being the best law firm it can be, in part through creating an environment where the best people are hired, developed, and eventually promoted. Supporting this key firm initiative is an independent Diversity and Inclusion Office (the "D&I Office"), headed up by the Director of Diversity & Inclusion, who is supported by a Diversity & Inclusion Manager and a Professional Development and Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator. In conjunction with the Firmwide Diversity and Inclusion Committee, the D&I Office drives the..."

Getting Hired Here


  • “Hiring is largely from T14 and the students towards the top of their class from New York schools.”
  • “Competitive hiring. Looking for smart, well-rounded candidates. Important to be friendly and thoughtful.”
  • “I believe the firm is looking for intelligent, hard-working candidates. But equally as important, I think the firm is looking for good people. My experience has been that the people that work at Fried Frank, top down, are generally nice, genuine, and encouraging.”

Practice Area Q&A’s


Amber Banks & Matthew W. Howard

Partner & Partner

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Jonathan L. Mechanic & Laurinda Martins

Partner and Chairman & Partner

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Meredith Mackey

Partner

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Jonathan L. Mechanic & Laurinda Martins

Partner & Partner

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Perks & Benefits