This BigLaw firm may be the first to announce special bonuses this summer; will it be the last?
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Littler Mendelson has announced special bonuses for some lawyers, making it possibly the first BigLaw firm to offer bonus cash this summer, according to a report by Above the Law.
Littler “kicked off the special bonus party” with a video announcement Friday, Above the Law reports. The firm plans to pay bonuses to high-billing associates, counsel and first-level shareholders.
Those lawyers will receive bonuses if they are on a 2,100-hour pace at the end of June.
Lawyers who received the special bonuses were paid an average of $10,000, according to Above the Law.
“Is Davis Polk watching right now?” Above the Law asks. “Associates certainly hope so.”
Littler did not immediately respond to the ABA Journal’s request for comment.