Blank Rome cuts associate salaries by $15,000

July 6, 2009 Blank Rome LLP confirmed that it is cutting the salaries of its most associates in response to similar reductions at competing law firms.

Starting salaries at Blank Rome have been lowered from $145,000 to $130,000 in Philadelphia and Princeton, N.J.; from $150,000 to $135,000 in Washington, D.C., and Wilmington, Del.; and from $160,000 to $145,000 in New York.

Senior associates see pay reductions ranging from 2 percent to 10 percent.

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