What is LawBrain?
It's a living legal community making laws accessible and interactive. Click Here to get Started »

Winston & Strawn LLP

From lawbrain.com

Revision as of 19:51, 25 March 2011 by FindLaw LES (Talk | contribs)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)

Winston & Strawn LLP has been a legal powerhouse for over 150 years. With clients such as McDonald's and William Morris, Winston & Strawn has a reputation for handling complicated and public legal matters. WIth over 1,000 attorney spread throughout the



Winston & Strawn works with both public and private companies on a range of legal issues. The firm gives their associates real work experience early on in their career, which is seen in the number of top American and international attorney that are (or were at one point) a part of this firm.

Dedicated to professional development, community involvement, and client services Winston & Strawn was also one of the first law firms in the country to adopt a written pro bono policy. Engaged in a variety of pro bono endeavors, Winston & Strawn treats their pro bono clients with the same attention and time as their paying clientele.

Winston & Strawn Practice Areas

Winston & Strawn provides virtually ever type of business-related legal counsel, including:

  • Advertising, Marketing & Entertainment
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Class Actions
  • Construction
  • English Law
  • Litigation
  • Tax
  • Trusts & Estates
  • Private Equity
  • Real Estate
  • Restructuring & Insolvency
  • Government Contracts
  • Government Regulations

Winston & Strawn Offices

Winston & Strawn serves its clients from its fifteen offices around the globe.

  • Beijing
  • Charlotte
  • Chicago
  • Geneva
  • Hong Kong
  • Houston
  • London
  • Los Angeles
  • Moscow
  • New York
  • Newark
  • Paris
  • San Francisco
  • Shanghi
  • Washington, D.C.

Winston & Strawn's headquarters can be found in Chicago, Illinois .[1]

Winston & Strawn LLP
35 W. Wacker Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90071-3197

Phone: (312) 558-5600
Web: www.winston.com

Winston & Strawn Size

Gibson Dunn employs well over 1000 attorneys across 15 offices worldwide.[2]

Winston & Strawn Recruiting

Associates at Winston & Strawn praise the ease with which they can communicate with partners at the . Complaints usually centered around office politics, a lack of diversity, and often receiving assignments with short deadlines or little to no notice.[3]

Winston & Strawn primarily recruit through their summer associate program but also looks to hire seasoned attorneys as well as those individuals with judicial clerkship experience

Gibson Dunn Salary and Bonuses

Associate Base Salary Bonus Range Bonus Comments
Low High Discretionary

1st Year


2nd Year

3rd Year

4th Year

5th Year $230,000

6th Year $250,000

7th Year

8th Year


Based on May 2007 numbers.[4]


  1. http://www.winston.com/index.cfm?contentID=4
  2. http://www.winston.com/index.cfm?contentID=4
  3. http://www.vault.com/wps/portal/usa/companies/company-profile/Gibson-Dunn-&-Crutcher-LLP?companyId=392
  4. http://www.infirmation.com/shared/lss/one-payscale.tcl?employer_id=CA3000



FindLaw LES