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Jones Day

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Jones Day ranks as the law firm to consult when it comes to complex litigation issues. It ranks #4 in antitrust litigation, #2 in product liability and #18 in the vault law 100, according to vault ranking 2011.[1]



Founded in 1893, Jones Day ranks as a top tier international law firm representing clients throughout the world. The firm maintains its largest staffed office in the heart of the Cleveland, Ohio. With clients stretching around the globe, Jones Day provides services to a diverse set of clients such as: Apple, Citibank, Bank of America, CBS, Dell, Pfizer, Verizon, and Toyota, to name a few.[2] With such high profile clients, the firm also maintains a formal pro bono policy which last year 54% of the associates and 39% of the partners participated.[3]

1st year associates at Jones Day receive a competitive benefits package, which includes a salary of $160,000 per year, 4 weeks vacation per year, full health benefits, life insurance policy, 401K, and home down payment assistance.[4]

Jones Day Practice Areas

Jones Day offers a number of specialized practice areas:[5]

  • Antitrust & Competition Law
  • Banking & Finance
  • Business Restructuring & Reorganization
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate Criminal Investigations
  • Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Energy
  • Environmental, Health & Safety
  • Financial Institutions Litigation & Regulation
  • Government Reguation
  • Health Care
  • Insurance Recovery
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Litigation & Arbitration
  • Issues & Appeals
  • Labor & Employment
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Product Liability & Tort Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Securities Litigation & SEC Enforcement
  • Tax
  • Trial Practice

Jones Day Offices

Jones Day has 15 offices throughout the United States and 19 international offices:[6]

  • Atlanta
  • Beijing
  • Boston
  • Brussels
  • Chicago
  • Cleveland
  • Columbus
  • Dallas
  • Dubai
  • Frankfurt
  • Hong Kong
  • Houston
  • Irvine
  • London
  • Los Angeles
  • Madrid
  • Mexico City
  • Milan
  • Moscow
  • Munich
  • New Delhi
  • New York
  • Paris
  • Pittsburgh
  • San Diego
  • San Francisco
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Shanghai
  • Silicon Valley
  • Singapore
  • Sydney
  • Taipei
  • Tokyo
  • Washington

Jones Day Size

Jones Day has over 2,500 lawyers employed globally throughout the firms 34 offices. The firm’s Cleveland, Ohio Office, which has a staff of around 236 lawyers, is the largest when it comes to lawyers staffed in one office.[7]

Jones Day Recruiting

When it comes to recruiting and campus interviews, the firm has a wide selection of selective campus of schools it visits: Columbia University Law School, Duke University School of Law, George Washington, University Law School, Georgetown University Law Center, Harvard Law School, New York University School of Law, Northwestern University School of Law, Stanford Law School, UCLA School of Law, University of Michigan Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Texas School of Law, University of Virginia School of Law, and Yale Law School.[8]

Jones Day Salary and Bonuses

Jones Day provides a competitive salary for its employees.

Associate Base Salary Bonus Range Bonus Comments
Low High Discretionary

1st Year

2nd Year

3rd Year

4th Year

5th Year $205,000
6th Year
  • Salary based on January 2008 figures.[9]



  1. http://www.vault.com/wps/portal/usa/companies/company-profile/Jones-Day?companyId=396
  2. http://www.jonesday.com/aboutus/clientlist/
  3. http://www.nalpdirectory.com/dledir_search_results.asp?fscid=f122511&orgtypeid=F
  4. http://www.nalpdirectory.com/dledir_search_results.asp?fscid=f122511&orgtypeid=F
  5. http://www.jonesday.com/experiencepractices/
  6. http://www.jonesday.com/offices2/locations.aspx
  7. http://www.nalpdirectory.com/dledir_search_results.asp?fscid=f122511&orgtypeid=F
  8. http://www.nalpdirectory.com/dledir_search_results.asp?fscid=f122511&orgtypeid=F
  9. http://www.infirmation.com/shared/lss/one-payscale.tcl?employer_id=DC1440


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