Firm 2008 No. of First-Year Associates in Texas 2007 No. of 2L Offers for Fall 2008
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld 29 35
Andrews Kurth 17 N/A
Baker Botts 70 106
Bracewell & Giuliani 31 51
Clark, Thomas & Winters 6 6
Cox Smith Matthews 7 8
Fulbright & Jaworski 41 53
Gardere Wynne Sewell 14 19
Haynes and Boone 33 49
Hunton & Williams 4 N/A
Jackson Walker 17 17
Jones Day 21 29
K&L Gates 4 N/A
Kelly Hart & Hallman 9 N/A
King & Spalding 8 10
Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell 27 44
Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr 4 3
Patton Boggs 9 11
Strasburger & Price 3 7
Thompson & Knight 21 30
Vinson & Elkins 45 90
Weil, Gotshal & Manges 13 19
Winstead 13 20
Note: The firms above are among the 25 largest in Texas, as reported on Texas Lawyer‘s The Texas 100 poster, published April 28, 2008. Two firms decline to provide information: Brown McCarroll and Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons. Only associates in firms’ Texas offices are included.
N/A: information not available.
Source: the firms.
Texas Lawyer, November 2008