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Survey shows law firm culture is key for laterals

Apr 20, 2014 Major, Lindsey & Africa have released the results of a new survey, which finds that the primary motivating factor in partner moves is “firm culture”. The 2013 Lateral Partner Satisfaction Survey had responses from…

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Partner compensation at US firms jumps 6%

Oct 17, 2012 A new survey shows that partners in US law firms are earning 6 per cent more this year than in 2010 - with average compensation rising from $640,000 in 2010 to $681,000 in 2012. The survey was conducted by legal…

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Bigger isn't better in Washington DC

Aug 7, 2012 A survey of the law firms operating in Washington DC indicates that the “bigger is better” growth strategy might be a thing of the past. In fact, eight of the region’s 10 largest law firms maintained or shrank…

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US firms pay top dollar for rainmakers

Jul 6, 2011 Interesting article here in the New York Times about the demand at large law firms for lateral hires that bring in large books of business. According to industry experts, large US law firms are aggressively pursuing top…

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Pay gap widens at large firms

Feb 9, 2011 Interesting article here about the increasing compensation gap at some large law firms – where star attorneys can be earning up to 10 times the amount paid to other partners. In the past, equity partners were paid…

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