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Perkins Coie LLP

1201 Third Avenue
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Seattle, WA 98101-3099
(206) 359-8000



Perkins Coie cultivates collegiality through holistic hiring, social retreats, affinity groups, wellness programs, and more. Providing legal services to some of the world’s most innovative companies, Perkins Coie lawyers take pride in performing substantive, meaningful work. While its history is rooted in aerospace and transportation, Perkins Coie has stretched its services far and wide across its domestic and international offices.

Firm Stats


Total No. Attorneys (2024)

1K - 1.5K


No. of Partners Named (2024)



Featured Rankings

Vault Law 100


No. of 1st Year Associates Hired (2024)



No. of Summer Associates (2024)

63 total (38 2Ls; 25 1Ls)


Base Salary

Base Salary (2024)  - Range across all U.S. offices

Vault Verdict

Perkins Coie did not participate in this year's Associate Survey.

Firm's Response

What sets Perkins Coie apart from our peer firms?

Perkins Coie has been listed on Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For”® for 21 consecutive years. Significantly, 85 percent of a company’s score for the list is based on its employees’ evaluations. Our culture of collaboration, respect, and appreciation for everyo...

About the Firm

While its largest office is still in Seattle, Perkins Coie has expanded to include 17 domestic offices—four of which are in California—and three offices in Asia. Perkins Coie likes to say that it provides “counsel to great companies,” and a look at its client list will confirm that is true. Firm clients include household names like Microsoft, Facebook, Starbucks, Amazon, and Google. 

From Birth to Boeing

Perkins Coie got off to a good start: Founded in 1912, the firm’s earliest clients included one William E. Boeing Sr., founder of the eponymous aeronautics company. The relationship with Boeing contributed to Perkins Coie’s reputation for representing tech and cutting-edge ventures in Seattle, which has become one of the nation’s technology hotspots. Today, the firm has more than ...

Why Work Here

Innovative Clients. Collaborative Team. Inclusive Culture.

Providing exceptional service to innovators across the country and around the world requires commitment. This commitment starts with attracting, hiring, developing, and retaining the very best employees. At Perkins Coie, we know that talent and collaboration are key to our success, and we strive to develop a workplace that reflects our communities, developing and fostering a culture that honors diversity, respect, service, creativity, and growth.

Diversity at Perkins Coie LLP

"STEADFAST COMMITMENT Perkins Coie's vision is that we will be second to none in creating and fostering a diverse workforce that reflects the broader society, ensures opportunities for all attorneys, and advances Perkins Coie as the most trusted advisor to our clients. One of the most meaningful changes that the firm implemented during 2019-2020 was creating a Strategic Diversity & Inclusion Plan (SDIP) spearheaded by the firm's Strategic Diversity Committee. The SDIP aims to position the firm as "the best place to..."

Perks & Benefits

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