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Lawyers - Compensation & Benefits


Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP provides attorneys with market-competitive compensation and outstanding benefits, including the following:


  • Market-competitive salaries
  • Discretionary merit bonuses
  • Clerkship bonuses
  • Referral bonus program
  • Paid vacation and sick/personal leave
  • 10 paid holidays annually

Health and Welfare Benefits

  • Choice of medical, dental and vision plans designed to fit individual needs, including coverage for dependents and spouse/domestic partner
  • Firm-supplemented health reimbursement or health savings account for plan participants
  • Flexible spending accounts for health and dependent care expenses
  • Convenient telemedicine access
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health advocate services
  • Commuter benefits
  • Short-term paid medical leave, parental leave and adoption leave
  • Firm-paid life and business travel accident insurance
  • Firm-paid long-term disability insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, including coverage options for dependents and spouse/domestic partners
  • Backup dependent care and elder-care services

Retirement Benefits

  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • 401(k) consultation and advice
  • Financial planning tools and resources

Other Benefits, Discounts and Opportunities

  • Adoption assistance reimbursement program
  • Alternative work arrangements
  • Brown bag lunch seminars
  • Cell phone and calling plan discounts
  • Computer and technology discounts
  • Concierge services
  • CPR/AED training
  • Entertainment discounts
  • Firm-sponsored community service opportunities
  • Firm-sponsored races, runs and walks for charitable causes
  • Flu vaccine clinics
  • Group banking perks
  • Health club membership discounts
  • Office events
  • On-site health screenings
  • Paid moving expenses
  • Retail discounts
  • Travel assistance informational resources
  • Wellness programming and periodic events
  • Years of Service Awards Program

Benefits may vary by office, and offices outside the United States follow the laws and regulations of the individual countries in which the offices are located and offerings may differ from the above.