Life at Richards Layton

Richards, Layton & Finger, the largest and most prominent Delaware law firm, offers attorneys the unique opportunity to work on globally significant matters in a firm truly committed to developing associate talent. With a partner to associate ratio of nearly 1:1, our young attorneys receive personal attention and significant, intellectually challenging experience from the start.

The starting associate salary at Richards, Layton & Finger is $175,000, providing nearly twice as much buying power as the starting salary in New York City.

We make every effort to ensure that your life at Richards Layton is rewarding.  Our goal is to hire and develop the next leaders of the Delaware bar, and all aspects of associate life are designed to help you manage the challenges of working in a sophisticated law practice and enjoy the advantages of life in our region.  In addition to providing excellent legal training and development, we offer a salary, benefits package, and programs to promote balance between life’s personal and professional demands.   

In Wilmington you will enjoy the quality of life of working in a small, vital city, plus quick and easy access to Philadelphia, New York, Washington, DC, and miles of ocean beaches.