215 East Berry Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802

Summer associates: Our summer associates in 2015 will receive a weekly salary of $1,700 for first-year law students and $1,800 for second-year law students.

Full-time associates: New law school graduates starting with the firm during 2015 will receive annual compensation of $96,120, which includes a starting base salary of $89,000 and an additional 8% of that base salary ($7,120) contributed by the firm to the firm's 401(k) plan for the benefit of the associate. New law school graduates will also be reimbursed up to $1,000 for moving expenses to relocate to Fort Wayne, Indiana. Beginning in an associate's third full calendar year of employment, the firm also offers the opportunity to receive a productivity bonus for exceeding stated fee receipt targets. Salaries are reviewed regularly and adjustments are made to reflect the changing legal market.

Fort Wayne is known for its affordable cost of living with housing prices consistently ranking below the national average. The city has been ranked "One of the 10 Most Affordable Places to Live in 2015" according to Livability and a "Top 10 City for Highest Quality of Life" by Nerdwallet. 

Employee benefits

Employee benefits offered to full-time associates (subject to plan eligibility requirements):

Medical insurance

Provided to you and your dependents, subject to applicable premiums, deductibles and co-pays. Health insurance coverage begins on the first day of the month following your employment.

Health savings account

Associates may establish these accounts to reimburse medical expenses not covered by the firm's health insurance plan.

Retirement plan

Enrollment takes place on the first day of the month following the associate's starting date. The firm makes a contribution to a participating associate's retirement account equal to 8% of the associate's salary, regardless of the percentage contributed by the associate. The associate may also choose to make additional voluntary pre-tax contributions to the plan.

Term life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance

The term life insurance coverage currently offered is equal to approximately five times the associate's annual salary.

Long-term disability plan

Long-term disability coverage currently provides replacement income equal to 60% of the associate's monthly salary.

Association dues

The firm pays for each associate's Allen County Bar Association dues, as well as the Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary dues.

Paid continuing legal education courses

The firm pays expenses or reimburses associates for approved continuing legal education courses.

Professional liability insurance

The firm provides attorneys with professional liability insurance and reimbursement for a personal umbrella liability insurance policy.


The firm offers a variety of wellness programs, including:

  • Exercise and fitness facility located at the firm
  • Non-smoking work environment

Living in Fort Wayne

With a population of over 250,000, Fort Wayne is the second largest city in the state of Indiana. But it’s not the size of the city that’s important — it’s the uniqueness of the culture that makes this a wonderful place to live, work and play.

The city boasts an impressive school system, a thriving economy, a growing job market, and ample opportunities to attend community activities, sporting events, festivals, and art and music scenes. Fort Wayne is a three-time All American City Award winner, and consistently noted for our high quality of life, low cost of living and warm Hoosier hospitality.

It’s a great place to relocate and start a career with Barrett McNagny. 

Find out more about our wonderful city with the links below:

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​Application info

We encourage first or second-year law students who are in the top one-third of their class to contact us. We also welcome inquiries by quality attorneys considering lateral employment opportunities. If you are interested in career opportunities with Barrett McNagny, please forward your resume, cover letter, transcript and a writing sample to Ms. Jennifer Reese, our Recruiting Coordinator, at the following address:

Jennifer Reese

Barrett McNagny LLP
215 E. Berry Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
P: (260) 423-8885
F: (260) 423-8920


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