NALP Directory of Legal Employers

Directory Year: 2021

Dentons Cohen & Grigsby P.C. - multi-office

Compensation & Benefits

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2021 compensation for entry-level lawyers ($/year) 150,000

Summer Compensation

2021 compensation for Post-3Ls ($/week)
2021 compensation for 2Ls ($/week) 3,125
2021 compensation for 1Ls ($/week)
Judicial Clerkship Bonus? No
Compensation/progression credit for judicial clerkship? Yes
Compensation/progression credit for other advanced degrees? Case-by-case
Other Compensation

Dentons Cohen & Grigsby offers bar review/exam fee reimbursement, relocation expenses and a discretionary bonus program.  In addition, the firm's Discover Dentons Program gives our first-year associates who participate in our summer associate program the opportunity to explore the global reach of the firm through travel to one of Dentons' many locations.  

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

Dentons Cohen & Grigsby offers enrollment in 7 medical insurance plans, 2 dental plans and 2 vision plans. Additionally, the firm offers group term life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, group long term disability insurance, cafeteria/section 125 plan (FSA), health savings accounts, a voluntary 401(k) plan, a pension plan and a pre-tax commuting program. The firm also offers 3 weeks of paid vacation, 10 major holidays, and 2 paid personal days. In addition, the firm provides professional liability insurance.

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
Business development
Overall contribution (e.g., recruitment activities, firm committees)

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
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?
Are opposite sex domestic partners afforded the same benefits as spouses of attorneys?

Parental leave or family care policy

Does your organization have a written parental leave or family care policy?
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.