1200 ABA Journal Lawyer Pay articles.
With the recent news that some BigLaw starting salaries are rising to $190,000, it’s no wonder that law school continues to be a top destination for recent college graduates. However, the truth behind those starting salaries—and given the volatility of the legal job market and the effects of globalization and technology on the business of law—should give one pause before taking out $200,000 in school loans.
Aug 13, 2018 6:00 AM CDT
Median salaries for law school graduates in the class of 2017 was $70,000, up $5,000 from the previous class, according to statistics released Thursday by the National Association for Law…
Aug 2, 2018 6:05 AM CDT
The American Bar Association has posted a tax form that reveals a onetime staff member diverted about $1.3 million from the ABA over a period of eight years.
The ABA became aware of the theft by a nonmanagerial staff member last September, according to Form 990
(see page 118) and an interview with ABA Executive Director Jack Rives.
Jul 17, 2018 3:47 PM CDT
Salaries for public service lawyers continue to slowly increase, but their pay is still below that of lawyers in private practice, according to a salary survey by the National Association for Law Placement.
Jul 10, 2018 2:25 PM CDT
One large law firm is holding the line as more law firms match new associate pay scales that, according to the new Cravath standard, range from $190,000 to $340,000.
Jun 20, 2018 7:10 AM CDT
A former Jones Day partner in California has filed a lawsuit claiming the firm’s secretive compensation system and subjective performance reviews are designed to hide pay discrimination against women.
Jun 20, 2018 7:05 AM CDT
Earlier this month, New York-based Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy announced it will increase its associate salaries across the board by $10,000 to $15,000—a starting salary of $190,000 for…
Jun 19, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
Cravath set a new standard for associate pay on Monday when it announced
it was paying salaries ranging from $190,000 to $340,000. Now several other law firms have announced they are matching Cravath’s salaries.
Jun 14, 2018 2:43 PM CDT
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy set a new standard for associate salaries last week when it announced
higher salaries across all experience levels, paying $190,000 for new associates and $330,000 to the most experienced associates.
Jun 12, 2018 8:56 AM CDT
A few major law firms are jumping on the bandwagon and raising starting pay for new associates to $190,000.
Jun 7, 2018 7:05 AM CDT
New associates at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy will be paid $190,000, the law firm announced on Monday.
Jun 4, 2018 3:11 PM CDT
This week, we noted
a Martindale Legal Marketing Network survey of 6,900 solo and small-firm lawyers in which 68 percent reported they felt they were fairly compensated for their work.
May 23, 2018 1:26 PM CDT
Sixty-eight percent of solo and small-firm lawyers believe they are fairly compensated for their work, according to an online survey by the Martindale Legal Marketing Network.
May 22, 2018 3:17 PM CDT
Three associates at Morrison & Foerster have filed a would-be $100 million class-action suit that claims the firm maintains a “family-friendly façade” even as it discriminates against lawyer moms.
Apr 30, 2018 12:59 PM CDT
At Cravath, Swaine & Moore, partners earn a hefty $4 million a year, on average.
But that pales in comparison to reported compensation for some former Cravath partners hired away…
Apr 30, 2018 10:21 AM CDT
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