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1231 ABA Journal Lawyer Pay articles.

Benefits Spell Relief for Harried Associates

Some law firms are providing special fringe benefits in an effort to boost recruiting and keep their attorneys happy.

The National Law Journal found firms providing…

More Calif. Firms to Pay Associates $160,000

More California firms have announced they will pay new associates $160,000 a year.

The latest firms to indicate they will reach that pay level are Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman; Munger,…

How Much Does Google’s GC Earn?

David Drummond, Google’s chief legal officer, earned a salary of $250,000 in 2006, according to the company’s proxy statement filed yesterday with the SEC.

But that’s just the start…

The Ultimate Time-Money Trade-off

Associates tell us they’d take a pay cut to work less. Smart deal or impossible dream?

Bonus Round

Knowing How Merit-Based Bonuses Work Can Help Guarantee a Hassle-Free Payday

At the Rainbow’s End

Bling-Bling Signing Bonuses Help Relieve Some of the Financial Sting of Clerking

Taxpayer Savings Time

Tax Laws Contain Incentives to Put Money Away for Retirement and College, but Some May Disappear After 2010

2,000+ Club Stays Open 24/7

Top Billers’ Tactics Include Trolling for Work, Calling Clients While Commuting

Fitting the Bill

When It’s Time to Collect, Clients Appreciate Clarity and Detail

Cash Up Front

New Funding Sources Ease Financial Strains on Plaintiffs Lawyers

Bringing Up the Raise

Business Is Better, but Bargaining for More Needs a Softer Touch These Days

Billing Basics

Associates Need to Learn Nuances of Billing before Starting Big Projects

The New Law Librarian

Firms Look to Make the Most of Their Librarians With Billable-Hour Requirements