NALP Directory of Legal Employers

Directory Year: 2022

Spencer Fane LLP - Spencer Fane LLP

Compensation & Benefits

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2022 compensation for entry-level lawyers ($/year) 140000-170000

Summer Compensation

2022 compensation for Post-3Ls ($/week)
2022 compensation for 2Ls ($/week) 2000
2022 compensation for 1Ls ($/week) 2000
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
Benefits 401(k)/IRA/Other Retirement Plan
Bar Association Fees
Business Casual Dress Code
CLE
Dental Insurance
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

We offer a competitive benefits package with costs and offerings dependent upon position within the firm.

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

The Firm has multiple performance-based bonuses including per hour bonus for hours above 1,800 and a year-end merit bonus. Both of which make up a significant portion of an associate's total compensation.

All compensation is based on both firm and individual performance.

What factors are used to determine the amount of an associate's bonus? (check all that apply) Hours billed
Quality of work
Business development
Overall contribution (e.g., recruitment activities, firm committees)
Other

Same sex domestic partner benefits

Are same sex domestic partners afforded the same benefits as spouses of attorneys? No
If not, what (if any) benefits are provided to same sex domestic partners?

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?

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.