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Directory Year: 2022

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP - McLean, Virginia

http://www.pillsburylaw.com

Compensation & Benefits

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2022 compensation for entry-level lawyers ($/year) 215,000

Summer Compensation

2022 compensation for Post-3Ls ($/week)
2022 compensation for 2Ls ($/week) 4,135
2022 compensation for 1Ls ($/week) 4,135
Judicial Clerkship Bonus? Yes
Compensation/progression credit for judicial clerkship? Yes
Compensation/progression credit for other advanced degrees? Case-by-case
Other Compensation

Hours-based and merit bonuses; reimbursement for bar review courses and bar exam; interest-free loan to help with living expenses during bar prep; reasonable moving expenses.

Benefits 401(k)/IRA/Other Retirement Plan
529 College Savings Plan
Bar Association Fees
Business Casual Dress Code
401(k)/IRA/Other Ret. Plan w/Employer Contribution
CLE
Dental Insurance
Domestic Partner Benefits
Employee Assistance Program
Family/Dependent Care Leave
Flexible Spending Account/Pre-Tax Option
Life/AD&D Insurance
Long-term Care Insurance
Long-term Disability Insurance
Medical Insurance
Health Savings Account
Parental Leave
Parking/Transportation
Relocation Expenses
Short-term Disability Insurance
Sick Leave
Technology (Laptop, PDA, etc.)
Vacation Leave
Vision Insurance
Please describe benefit package or provide additional comments

Our benefits include four weeks of vacation, gender neutral new baby care leave, leaves of absence for pro bono fellowships and expanded support services through Care.com. Care.com services include subsidized emergency backup child and adult care, locating long-term child and adult care, Senior Care Planning, HomePay Payroll services for household employees, and Pet sitting.  Access to Care.com services are available at no cost; the employee only pays for the providers that they engage. Additionally, the Firm provides access to Lyra Health; no cost mental health coaching or visits with a therapist.  The Lyra benefit is available to all U.S. benefits-eligible Pillsbury employees, spouses and domestic partners, and dependents under the age of 26.  Lyra can help with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, sleep disorders, and other common issues that can be addressed through short-term care services such as therapy, coaching, or self-guided apps.

Associate base salary (excluding bonuses) is determined by A combination lock-step and merit system
If not strictly a set lock-step system, what criteria are used to determine associate base salaries (excluding bonuses)? (check all that apply) Hours billed
Quality of work
Pro bono hours
Business development
Overall contribution (e.g., recruitment activities, firm committees)
Other

Annual bonuses to eligible associates

Has your organization offered annual bonuses to eligible associates in the past five years? Yes
Comments

The Firm’s bonus program pays bonuses based on productivity and performance that track the national market.

What factors are used to determine the amount of an associate's bonus? (check all that apply) Hours billed
Quality of work
Pro bono hours
Business development
Overall contribution (e.g., recruitment activities, firm committees)
Other
Are same sex domestic partners afforded the same benefits as spouses of attorneys? Yes
Are opposite sex domestic partners afforded the same benefits as spouses of attorneys? Yes

Parental leave or family care policy

Does your organization have a written parental leave or family care policy? Yes
Please link to or describe your firm's parental leave policy. Be sure to include information on leave for adoption, surrogacy, or other special circumstances.

Pillsbury’s parental leave policy allows male and female attorneys 12 weeks of baby bonding for a newborn, a child placed in the home through foster care, adoption or surrogacy.  Attorneys are allowed to take the time all at once or in 1 week increments within the first year of the baby’s birth or placement in the home.  Attorneys receiving a baby through surrogacy are given an additional 6 weeks of parental leave consistent with a mother giving birth. Lactation support and include milk shipping for breastfeeding mothers traveling away on Firm business