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Cooley LLP - Boston, Massachusetts

Compensation & Benefits

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2019 compensation for entry-level lawyers ($/year) 190,000

Summer Compensation

2019 compensation for Post-3Ls ($/week)
2019 compensation for 2Ls ($/week) 3,654
2019 compensation for 1Ls ($/week) 3,654
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 1st years - bar stipend (covers bar study, review courses and bar exam expenses); clerkship bonus for certain judicial clerkships; discretionary bonuses if eligible; moving & relocation allowance
Benefits 401(k)/IRA/Other Retirement Plan
Bar Association Fees
Business Casual Dress Code
CLE
Dental Insurance
Domestic Partner Benefits
Employee Assistance Program
Family/Dependent Care Leave
Flexible Spending Account/Pre-Tax Option
Health Club Membership
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
Benefit Package Medical, dental, vision; subsidized health spending account; domestic partner coverage; life and AD&D insurance; flexible spending accounts; family care referral program; emergency and priority child care; paid maternity, paternity and adoptive leave; employee assistance program; short and long term disability; 401(k); 4 weeks’ vacation; membership in ABA, state and local bar associations; free concierge benefits and subsidized errand running; $1,000 annual fitness stipend; free Fitbits and monetary rewards for participation in healthy activities
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
Comments
What factors are used to determine the amount of an associate's bonus? (check all that apply) Hours billed
Quality of work
Overall contribution (e.g., recruitment activities, firm committees)
Other
Are same sex domestic partners afforded the same benefits as spouses of attorneys? Yes

Opposite sex domestic partner benefits

Are opposite sex domestic partners afforded the same benefits as spouses of attorneys? No
If not, what (if any) benefits are provided to opposite sex domestic partners? None

Parental leave or family care policy

Does your organization have a written parental leave or family care policy? Yes
Comments
How many weeks of paid parental leave do female attorneys receive? 20
How many weeks of paid parental leave do male attorneys receive? 10
Have one or more attorneys made use of your parental leave policy in the last 12 months? Yes

Adoptions

Does your parental leave or family care policy include adoptions? Yes
Comments

Children/dependents of same sex domestic partners

Does your parental leave or family care policy cover children/dependents of same sex domestic partners? Yes
Comments

Children/dependents of opposite sex domestic partners

Does your parental leave or family care policy cover children/dependents of opposite sex domestic partners? Yes
Comments