1110 ABA Journal Lawyer Pay articles.
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
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
Update: Retaliation claims have been added in an amended complaint to a gender discrimination and Equal Pay Act suit filed against Proskauer Rose.
Although the suit was initially filed by…
Apr 26, 2018 2:35 PM CDT
Former judicial clerks from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit will now receive up to $115,000 in bonuses at Fish & Richardson.
Apr 10, 2018 1:45 PM CDT
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