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Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP

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Milbank ranks as the law firm to consult when it comes to class action suits and bankruptcy issues. It ranks #5 in Bankruptcy, #18 in civil actions and #32 in the vault law 100, according to vault ranking 2011.[1]



Founded in 1866, Milbank is a prestigious international law firm representing clients throughout the world with 3 offices located in the United States and 8 Internationally. Milbank's world headquarters, in One Chase Manhattan Plaza in the heart of Manhattan's Financial District provides legal services to a wide range of clients. With high profile clients stretching around the globe, the firm also maintains a formal pro bono policy which 100% of associates and 73% of partners participated last year.[2]

1st year associates at Milbank receive a competitive benefits package, which includes a salary of $160,000 per year, 4 wks. vacation, life, health and disability insurance, 401(k) plan, employee assistance program, same sex benefits, Dependent Care Connection Program, maternity/paternity leave, dedicated mother's room for attorneys and staff, flexible spending and dependent care accounts, referral bonus program, discounted gym memberships and much more.[3]

Milbank Practice Areas

Milbank offers a number of specialized practice areas:[4]

  • Corporate
  • Finance
  • Financial Restructuring
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation & Arbitration
  • Pro Bono
  • Real Estate
  • Tax
  • Trusts & Estates

Milbank Offices

Milbank has 3 offices throughout the United States and 8 international offices:[5]

  • New York
  • Washington, DC
  • Los Angeles
  • London
  • Frankfurt
  • Munich
  • Singapore
  • Beijing
  • São Paulo
  • Hong Kong
  • Tokyo

Milbank Size

Milbank has around 550 lawyers employed globally throughout the firms 11 offices. The firm’s New York City Office, which has a staff of around 370 lawyers, is the largest when it comes to lawyers staffed in one office.[6]

Milbank Recruiting

When it comes to recruiting and campus interviews, the firm has a wide selection of schools it visits: Columbia University Law School, Georgetown University Law Center, Harvard Law School, New York University School of Law, Northwestern University School of Law, Stanford Law, School, University of Michigan Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School, and Vanderbilt University Law School.[7]

Milbank Salary and Bonuses

Milbank 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 $230,000

6th Year $250,000

  • Salary based on June 2007 figures.[8]



  1. http://www.vault.com/wps/portal/usa/companies/rankings?companyId=403
  2. http://www.nalpdirectory.com/dledir_search_results.asp?fscid=F013301&orgtypeid=F
  3. http://qwikfix.co.uk/hmrc-contact-number/
  4. http://www.milbank.com/en/PracticeAreas/
  5. http://www.milbank.com/en/Offices/
  6. http://www.nalpdirectory.com/dledir_search_results.asp?fscid=F013301&orgtypeid=F
  7. http://www.nalpdirectory.com/dledir_search_results.asp?fscid=F013301&orgtypeid=F
  8. http://www.infirmation.com/shared/lss/one-payscale.tcl?employer_id=NY2180


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