Compensation & Benefits

Compensation & Benefits

Taft offers a competitive starting salary for our new associates. Beginning Jan. 1, 2023, our starting salary is $205,000 in Chicago, $190,000 in Minneapolis, $175,000 in Cleveland, and $165,000 in Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton, and Indianapolis.

In addition, Taft provides a comprehensive offering of benefits and educational support.

Competitive Benefits:

  • Health insurance options.
  • Flexible spending account program.
  • Life insurance.
  • Accidental death & dismemberment policy.
  • Long-term disability policy.
  • Moving expenses.
  • 401(k) plan.
  • Sixteen-week paid parental leave, with additional four weeks of unpaid leave available.
  • Emergency child care and elder care.

Education Support:

  • Bar study stipend of $8,000.
  • Reimbursement for MPRE expenses, bar review courses, and exam.
  • Payment of CLE courses.