1174 ABA Journal Lawyer Pay articles.
Atlanta’s King & Spalding matched Alston & Bird when it announced it will pay salaries of $145,000 to new associates, a $15,000 increase. But it sidestepped controversy when it left…
Aug 8, 2007 11:12 AM CDT
Aging attorneys will be one of the subjects taken up at the ABA Annual Meeting that begins tomorrow in San Francisco.
A resolution before the policy-making House of Delegates calls…
Aug 7, 2007 11:07 AM CDT
Young female lawyers in New York City are making more money than their male peers.
That’s the finding of a study of men’s and women’s wages in major cities, the…
Aug 3, 2007 3:33 PM CDT
An Atlanta law firm has announced it is raising pay for first-year associates to $145,000, a $15,000 increase.
But not all associates will share in the largesse.
Alston & Bird…
Aug 3, 2007 10:48 AM CDT
Aug 1, 2007 1:33 PM CDT
A Dallas-based law firm has decided it will remain a holdout in the associate salary wars.
Winstead says it will not meet starting pay levels of $160,000 a year for…
Aug 1, 2007 11:10 AM CDT
It rewards inefficiency. It makes clients suspicious. And it may be unethical.
Aug 1, 2007 8:54 AM CDT
The last decade has been a very good one for the average U.S. lawyer’s wallet. Median attorney pay has outpaced inflation by 17 percent, compared to just a 5…
Aug 1, 2007 7:39 AM CDT
Big Washington, D.C., law firms are paying summer associates as much as $3,100 a week while offering plentiful perks.
The Washington Post writes about a dinner with…
Jul 24, 2007 4:45 PM CDT
It didn’t take long for a third Texas law firm to raise pay for beginning associates to $160,000.
Locke Liddell & Sapp announced the pay hike will take effect on…
Jul 23, 2007 2:53 PM CDT
A second Texas law firm has raised salaries for new associates to $160,000.
Houston-based Andrews Kurth announced the pay increase yesterday, a day after Vinson & Elkins hiked associate pay,…
Jul 20, 2007 12:32 PM CDT
Vinson & Elkins is the first Texas law firm to announce it will increase pay for new associates to $160,000 a year, matching big firms on the coasts.
Jul 19, 2007 12:32 PM CDT
Fueled by big bonuses, the average cash compensation for the 100 best-paid general counsel increased to $1.5 million last year.
Average salaries were about $560,000 while average bonuses were $1…
Jul 18, 2007 1:03 PM CDT
Don’t be fooled by tales of $160,000 starting pay for associates. Most new lawyers make about a fourth of that.
James Leipold, executive director of NALP, told the Jul 13, 2007 3:22 PM CDT
Criminal courts in the Chicago area are expected to operate in slow motion today, as up to two-thirds of the 520 prosecutors in Cook County’s felony courtrooms take the day…
Jul 10, 2007 6:00 PM CDT