Wilkinson Stekloff is a boutique litigation firm established in 2016 with offices in three key cities—Washington, DC; New York City; and Los Angeles. Small but mighty, the firm focuses on winning high-stakes trials while also actively encouraging its attorneys to take on bono matters. Wilkinson Stekloff also eschews the traditional billable model, both in client fee arrangements and for the attorneys at the firm, a move appreciated by all parties.
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Landing a job at Wilkinson Stekloff is no easy feat—the firm is looking for attorneys who attended top schools, have journal experience, and clerked for federal judges, in addition to having diverse or unusual backgrounds and the desire to work on high-stakes trials. The firm’s small size has helped create a collegial environment, where everyone works well together, and many enjoy socializing outside of the office. Partners have high expectations of the associates, but associates feel they are treated with respect and their input is valued in all aspects of a case. The firm has limited formal training, but associates note that what they learn by doing, and feedback from senior attorneys is excellent training. Workloads are cyclical, with very busy highs, but the lack of a billable...
Wilkinson Stekloff is a high-stakes litigation firm headquartered in Washington, DC, with additional offices in Los Angeles and New York City. The firm can count its age on one hand, but it’s hardly a fledgling—Wilkinson Stekloff has soared from the start, achieving success after success in the courtroom. Within two months of its founding, the firm had already won its first major trial, defeating a $1.5 billion class action on behalf of Philip Morris.
A 21st Century Firm
Wilkinson Stekloff was founded in January 2016 by a group of former BigLaw litigators to focus on winning high-stakes trials. Based on the firm’s success in just its first four years, Benchmark Litigation has twice named Wilkinson Stekloff the “Boutique Firm of the Year,” praising the firm as a “litigator’s dream shop.” Today, founding m...
Want To Be A Trial Lawyer?
Then you’ve come to the right place Wilkinson Stekloff is an elite trial boutique, committed to two things—litigating the most significant trials throughout the nation, and developing the next generation of trial lawyers.
What does that mean for you? It means you’ll see courtrooms and client meetings yourself, rather than just hearing about them from senior associates and partners. You’ll get active encouragement and guidance on how to build your own skill set, rather than just focusing on making others look good. You won’t just be in the rooms where it happens—you’ll be helping make wins happen.
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