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Big California firms pay associates $160K to $265K

Sep 11, 2008 The “vast majority" of the 17 law firms that responded to survey by the Recorder pay their associates lockstep compensation that begins at $160,000. The firms increased pay to $210,000 for fourth-year associates and…

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Who’s Cuddly Now? Law Firms

Jan 28, 2008 In the last two decades, as working schedules became flexible, and even accounting firms, of all places, embraced the mantra of work-life balance (at least on paper), there was one unbending, tradition-bound profession:…

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Midsize Law Firms Go for Big Changes

Oct 23, 2007 Even as the number of large firms continues to multiply and as rumblings grow louder of yet another first-year associate salary raise among the profession's giants, smaller firms may well lie at the forefront of big…

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