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Directory Year: 2023

Allen & Overy LLP - Global U.S. Practice

Compensation & Benefits

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2023 compensation for entry-level lawyers ($/year) 215,000

Summer Compensation

2023 compensation for Post-3Ls ($/week) 4,135
2023 compensation for 2Ls ($/week) 4,135
2023 compensation for 1Ls ($/week) 4,135
Judicial Clerkship Bonus? Case-by-case
Compensation/progression credit for judicial clerkship? Case-by-case
Compensation/progression credit for other advanced degrees? Case-by-case
Other Compensation

In the US, we offer bonus and class year credit to incoming associates who join the firm immediately following a clerkship at the Delaware Chancery Court, a State Supreme Court, or Federal Court (USDC level or higher). Federal Court clerkships include all district courts, appellate (or circuit) courts, the Court of International Trade, and US Supreme Court.

Bonuses and class credit for any other types of clerkship are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

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

Health, dental and vision for employees, spouse, domestic partner and children; life insurance; personal accident and travel insurance; disability benefits; parental leave; adoption and surrogacy reimbursement program; work/life assistance program; 401K plan; emergency child care; subsidized gym membership and fitness reimbursement; pre-tax transportation benefits; relocation & bar expenses.

Associate base salary (excluding bonuses) is determined by A set lock-step system (same base salary for each class year)
If not strictly a set lock-step system, what criteria are used to determine associate base salaries (excluding bonuses)? (check all that apply)

Annual bonuses to eligible associates

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

Hours billed; quality of work; pro bono; business development and firm citizenship hours, such as committee memberships or recruitment activities; and overall contribution, as an associate.  

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)
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.

All regular A&O employees who have been employed for at least one year are eligible for Paid Parental Leave for the birth or adoption of a child.

Basic Leave Entitlement: 12 Weeks Paid Parental Leave

Additional Leave: 8 Weeks Paid Childbirth Disability Leave

During Paid Parental Leave, employees continue to receive benefits previously provided - and remain eligible for salary increases and bonuses.