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Directory Year: 2022

Spencer Fane LLP - Spencer Fane LLP

Hours & Work Arrangements

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Hours

Is there a minimum billable hour expectation? Yes
If yes, what is the minimum? 1,800
Is billable hour credit given for pro bono work? Case-by-case
Is there a maximum that will be credited? Case-by-case
If yes, what is the maximum?
For bonus consideration, is a pro bono hour equivalent to a required hour? Case-by-case
Hours policy details

Recent hours history

Average annual associate hours worked in 2020
Average annual associate hours worked in 2021
Average annual associate billable hours worked in 2020
Average annual associate billable hours worked in 2021

Part-time options

Is part-time allowed? Yes
Is part-time available to entry-level? Case-by-case
Is there a minimum percentage of full-time hours that a part-time attorney must work? Case-by-case
Comments
Are attorneys who work part-time and exceed their agreed upon part-time hours compensated in some manner for the additional hours? Yes
Comments
Are attorneys who work part-time given bonus consideration? Yes
Comments

Number of part-time lawyers

Number of male part-time associates
Number of female part-time associates
Number of male part-time partners/members
Number of female part-time partners/members
Number of male part-time other lawyers
Number of female part-time other lawyers

Part-time policies

Do you have a written part-time policy for associates? No
Do you have a written part-time policy for partners? No
Eligibility for alternative work schedules determined by

Attorney's practice group leader and Firm leadership.

Part-time advancement

What is the impact of working part-time as an associate, if any, on an associate's progression toward partner?

Partnership eligibility is based on readiness to become a partner, regardless of work schedule.

Can an associate be promoted to partner while working on a part-time schedule? Yes
In the past five years, have attorneys made partner who have worked or are currently working alternative schedules with your organization? Yes
Comments
Can a partner work on a part-time schedule? Yes

Other alternative work options

Please describe any other alternative work arrangements:
Does your organization have a written alternative work option policy (e.g., flex-time, remote, etc.)? No
Does your organization have an alternative track adviser? Yes
Are attorneys who work alternative schedules given bonus consideration? Yes

Non-traditional Track Attorney Info

Does your organization have attorneys on a non-traditional track? Yes
Non-traditional track attorneys - comments
Is there a separate point of contact at your organization for this type of position? No
If yes, please provide contact information
What title(s) does your organization use for non-traditional track attorneys? (check all that apply) Staff attorney|Counsel
Do you hire entry-level attorneys for non-traditional track positions? Case-by-case
In which practice areas do you hire non-traditional track attorneys?
What is the minimum billable hour requirement for non-traditional track attorneys?
Please include any additional information about non-traditional track positions (including mentoring, evaluations, billable hours, training, benefits, opportunities for pro bono work, etc.)