Sterne Kessler offers a competitive salary and industry-leading benefits package to each employee, and we are committed to providing our staff and attorneys with the tools necessary for their success. From healthcare coverage and retirement investments, to workplace flexibility and family leave, our focus is to support the overall health and well-being of our employees and their families. A sampling of our benefits include:

Health and Wellness

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance plans in addition to virtual care services through CloseKnit
  • On-site Wellness Center in our Washington, D.C. office
    • Staffed by a Nurse Practitioner, offers firm employees and other qualified family members with a range of medical services
  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare, dependent care
  • Firm-paid life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) coverage
  • Firm-paid short and long term disability insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance and supplemental AD&D coverage, supplemental long term disability insurance*, long term care insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program services
  • Wellness program

Retirement Benefits

  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Profit sharing program**
  • Financial planning assistance

Additional Benefits

  • Paid time off**
  • Flex Hours program that allows lawyers and other legal professionals the ability to choose the hours goal that works for their personal needs.*
  • Transportation commuter benefit program
  • Back-up childcare and family support
  • Pet insurance discount


*Lawyers, patent agents, and technical specialists only

**Professional staff only