Quality of Life

Exceptional Training

Our associates receive a broad spectrum of legal education opportunities, including the following:

  • Firm-wide legal training seminars
  • Monthly department and practice group meetings and presentations
  • Monthly associate lunches that provide information and training in areas tailored to associate development
  • Training sessions delivered by individual departments covering a broad array of substantive legal and practice group topics
  • External seminars and programs to strengthen skills and enhance performance
  • Training and mentoring from senior attorneys
  • Formal mid-year and annual performance reviews

Quality of Life

At Mirick O'Connell, we offer a culture that emphasizes an uncompromising commitment to legal excellence and client service, along with recognition that the most interesting and effective attorneys are those who are able to achieve a proper work-life balance. As such, we are committed to the philosophy that achieving excellence in the law need not diminish the quality of an attorney's personal life and non-legal pursuits. With this in mind, Mirick O'Connell is committed to helping our attorneys strike a balance by providing:

  • A reasonable billable-hour standard
  • The opportunity for a reduced schedule while remaining on the partnership track. (currently Mirick O'Connell has three female partners and one male partner who were elevated to this position while working a reduced schedule)
  • A collegial work environment supportive of charitable and community-based endeavors

Compensation and Benefits

We provide a competitive salary and benefits package. The benefits offered to our associates include health, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance, Section 529 college savings plan, four weeks' paid vacation, 401(k) plan, parental leave, paid parking and a fitness club membership.