NALP Directory of Legal Employers

Directory Year: 2023

Jones Day - Dallas, Texas

http://www.jonesday.com

Compensation & Benefits

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2023 compensation for entry-level lawyers ($/year) 225,000

Summer Compensation

2023 compensation for Post-3Ls ($/week) 4,326
2023 compensation for 2Ls ($/week) 4,326
2023 compensation for 1Ls ($/week) 4,326
Judicial Clerkship Bonus? Yes
Compensation/progression credit for judicial clerkship? Yes
Compensation/progression credit for other advanced degrees? Case-by-case
Other Compensation

For entry-level associates, the firm pays relocation expenses.  Entry-level associates also receive payment of a bar review course and exam fees and a $10,000 stipend to cover living costs during the exam.  In addition, an interest-free loan is available.

We offer summer associates who join us for the full 10-week program during their 1L and 2L years an additional $2,500 per week during their 10-week 2L summer (for a total of $25,000 after 10 weeks), in recognition of their commitment to the Firm and our values.

Benefits 401(k)/IRA/Other Retirement Plan
Bar Association Fees
CLE
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
Health Savings Account
Parental Leave
Relocation Expenses
Sick Leave
Technology (Laptop, PDA, etc.)
Vacation Leave
Vision Insurance
Please describe benefit package or provide additional comments

Additional Benefits: student loan refinancing; dependent medical, dental, vision and life insurance; personal accident insurance; personal excess liability insurance; business travel insurance; 4 weeks vacation; paid medical and family leave program; emergency backup child and elder care services.

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? No
Comments

Jones Day offers associates market-based competitive salary packages, which reflect consideration of both salaries and bonuses paid within each geographic market. Our salary determinations are not lock-step; they are based upon merit, considering an individual's total contribution to the Firm and its clients, individual professional development and effectiveness. Jones Day's compensation structure does not incorporate hours-based bonuses.

What factors are used to determine the amount of an associate's bonus? (check all that apply)
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.

In the case of a newly born child, the Firm provides 10 weeks of paid family leave and six weeks of unpaid family leave.  This leave is provided to all parents, regardless of caregiver status.

For birth parents, the Firm also provides eight weeks of paid disability leave under the Firm’s Short Term Disability policy.

In the case of a newly adopted child, the Firm provides parents 18 weeks of paid family leave and six weeks of unpaid family leave. This leave is provided to all parents, regardless of caregiver status.

For lawyers who have a child with a serious illness or medical condition which necessitates the lawyer’s absence from the office to care for the child, the Firm also provides four weeks of paid family leave.