Overview

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Firm Stats


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Total No. Attorneys (2022)

250 - 500

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No. of Partners Named (2022)

14

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Featured Rankings

Best Summer Programs for Social Experiences


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No. of 1st Year Associates Hired (2022)

18


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No. of Summer Associates (2022)

41 total (18 2Ls; 23 1Ls)


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Base Salary

1st year: $215,000

Vault Verdict

Associate Reviews


  •  “Jackson Walker does a fantastic job with firm-sponsored happy hours and lunches. The social aspect is a hallmark of the firm's culture, and people are generally very pleasant and easy to work with.”
  • “Lawyers and staff are all pleasant and helpful—everyone seems to have a common goal in mind. Partners are cognizant of our lives at home and expect great things while also managing having a life beyond the firm.”
  • “Jackson Walker has a very collegial culture. I have found that I can pick up the phone and call anyone in any office, and the attorney is always willing to assist me with whatever I might need.”

Why Work Here


Grow and Lead Early On


Jackson Walker maintains a strong partner-to-associate ratio, and we take pride in staffing clients’ matters efficiently so our associates have the opportunity to take on a great deal of responsibility early on in their career. Plus, our broad range of clients allows our associates to handle a wide variety of high-value work.

Diversity at Jackson Walker

"Simply stated, we believe that diversity makes us better. Our commitment to recruiting, retaining, and advancing a diverse workforce enables us to better serve our clients while developing the Texas communities in which we live and work. We foster diversity by promoting a culture in which all individuals are afforded the opportunity to excel. Our Diversity & Inclusion Committee, which includes both lawyers and staff, develops and administers our diversity-related goals, and provides guidance and recommendations to ensure our entire..."

Getting Hired Here


  • “Obviously, all the usual factors are important (grades, interview skills, experience). But, JW really values its culture and protects it fiercely. Even though the associates here are from a variety of backgrounds, and we are all expected to work hard and be good at what we do, everyone is a team player, and everyone recognizes the importance of life happenings outside of the office.”
  •  “The firm wants the top talent available. Good grades and journal experience are mandatory. The firm also places a high emphasis on hiring diverse candidates. The firm provides training for those who interview candidates.”

Perks & Benefits