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Why BigLaw Associates Should Be Terrified Of New Salary Raises

More money for the same job is always good. Or is it?

On June 6, 2016, Cravath, Swaine & Moore, one of the most venerable law firms in the country and the “Big” in BigLaw, announced that it was raising first year associate salaries to $180,000 a year, while at the more senior end, eighth-year associates would now earn $315,000. 1,121 more words


On June 17, Noam Scheiber’s article, “An Expensive Law Degree and No Place to Use It,” appeared in The New York Times. He focused on individual human tragedies resulting from the legal education bubble. 975 more words

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what I'm reading: biglaw by lindsay cameron.

I put this book on my To Read list after I saw it reviewed on a couple of legal sites and was intrigued. A book about a lawyer – count me in! 620 more words

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If you’re looking to shift your attorney career from the comforts of a small or mid-sized law firm to a big law, there are a few things you’ll need to find success. 252 more words

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Getting Experience as a Young Lawyer

I keep thinking about an interesting article I recently read about a Federal Judge raising a question that has certainly been on the mind of many an associate, especially those working in big law firms: 740 more words

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