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Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP - Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

Compensation & Benefits

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2022 compensation for entry-level lawyers ($/year) 150000

Summer Compensation

2022 compensation for Post-3Ls ($/week) 2884
2022 compensation for 2Ls ($/week) 2884
2022 compensation for 1Ls ($/week) 2884
Judicial Clerkship Bonus? Yes
Compensation/progression credit for judicial clerkship? Yes
Compensation/progression credit for other advanced degrees? Case-by-case
Other Compensation

Stipend; European Travel Plan

Benefits 401(k)/IRA/Other Retirement Plan
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 Care Insurance
Long-term Disability Insurance
Medical Insurance
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

Compensation for first year associates in our Orange County, CA, Houston, TX and Washington D.C. offices is $160,000.  Benefits noted above remain the same across all offices. 

Associate base salary (excluding bonuses) is determined by A 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)

Annual bonuses to eligible associates

Has your organization offered annual bonuses to eligible associates in the past five years? Yes
What factors are used to determine the amount of an associate's bonus? (check all that apply) 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.

Vorys’ parental leave policy provides up to 90 days of paid leave to for the birth, adoption, or placement of a child.  Additional leave time, paid through accrued vacation or unpaid (up to 90 days or as otherwise required by law) is also available.