1266 ABA Journal Lawyer Pay articles.
The median starting salary for public defenders is $63,638, according to information supplied by public defender offices in larger cities throughout the United States.
Oct 21, 2021 12:16 PM CDT
The employment rate for law graduates in the class of 2020 decreased by nearly two percentage points from the prior year, but the news wasn’t all bad, according to figures released Thursday.
Aug 26, 2021 11:35 AM CDT
Many law firms are making counteroffers to keep on board rainmakers who are planning lateral moves. But is the enticement effective?
Jul 8, 2021 12:34 PM CDT
Several law firms followed Milbank’s lead when it announced Thursday that it was raising pay for associates for the first-year class and for those with the most experience. Then Davis Polk & Wardwell announced Friday that it was topping the Milbank scale.
Jun 14, 2021 10:47 AM CDT
Milbank, the law firm that was first to raise
associate pay in 2018, announced Thursday that it is raising pay for first-year associates to $200,000.
Jun 10, 2021 12:51 PM CDT
This is as good a time as any to discuss time. As Benjamin Franklin said, “Remember that time is money”—but I won’t waste any time discussing his kites. What does time mean to lawyers? Billable hours.
Jun 10, 2021 10:40 AM CDT
McDonald’s sued over voice recognition software
McDonald’s is accused of violating Illinois’ biometric privacy law by using voice recognition software to recognize repeat customers at drive-thrus. The suit, filed in…
Jun 3, 2021 4:16 PM CDT
The law firms ranked 101 to 200 for gross revenue had a respectable year in 2020, but their numbers are still well below law firms in the top 100, according to results published this week by the American Lawyer.
May 21, 2021 2:39 PM CDT
Some associates working at larger law firms in smaller legal markets are seeing pay increases.
May 12, 2021 11:16 AM CDT
Compensation systems that are “blatantly unfair” and “rife with gender bias” were most often cited as the reason female attorneys left their law firms, according to a new ABA report based on focus groups and interviews with experienced female lawyers.
May 3, 2021 3:45 PM CDT
Search of Giuliani’s home is ‘legal thuggery,’ his lawyer says
Federal agents searched lawyer Rudy Giuliani’s New York City apartment and office early Wednesday. Giuliani’s lawyer, Robert Costello, told the…
Apr 28, 2021 4:25 PM CDT
Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. is billing at $2,295 as a partner at Covington & Burling, according to a contract that the firm signed with a public university.
Apr 19, 2021 10:27 AM CDT
Paul Hastings, Sheppard Mullin provide special bonuses to staff and paralegals
As many large firms continue to reward young lawyers for their work in the past year, Paul Hastings and…
Apr 16, 2021 2:12 PM CDT
The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t curtailed base pay for beginning associates, according to the National Association for Law Placement's survey of mostly larger law firms.
Apr 14, 2021 10:08 AM CDT
Law firms are offering signing bonuses and quickly extending job offers in a bid to lure corporate-transactions associates in a hot hiring market, according to a report by Law.com.
Apr 1, 2021 9:43 AM CDT
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