Compensation & Benefits



Taft offers a competitive starting salary for our new associates. For 2019, our starting salary is $160,000 in Chicago, $125,000 in Cleveland and $120,000 in Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton and Indianapolis. In addition, Taft provides:

  • Bar study stipend of $8,000.
  • Health insurance options.
  • Flexible spending account program.
  • Life insurance.
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment policy.
  • Long-term disability policy.
  • Reimbursement for bar review courses and exam.
  • Reimbursement for CLE courses.
  • Moving expenses.
  • 401(k) plan.
  • 16 week parental leave.