The $160,000 starting salary at large firms falling out of favor

, The National Law Journal


Any hope that starting salaries at large law firms would climb past the $160,000 mark would appear to be forlorn. For the third year in a row, the percentage of large firms paying that much to new associates fell during 2012.

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  • suzzie3519

    Starting lawyers as well as new politicians are eager to do the right thing as far as their clients are concerned. Once they get a taste of unlawful goings on in their firms and see what kind of money they can "steal" they are just as corrupt at veterans.
    I have a true story but one that is hard to believe. Federal Judge Royal Furgeson, in his corrupt Kangaroo court has punished an honest man convicted of no crime, has violated his Constitutional rights. Barring him from hiring an attorney, Not allowing a trial, putting him and his company into receivership in an ex parte move. Violations perpetrated are 4th, 5th, 7th and maybe the 13th Amendments. Our constructional rights that will jeopardize our freedoms we have been granted by our Constitutions

  • James

    "For firms with between two and 25 lawyers, the median was $70,750"

    This is such obvious bullshit.
    It is likely closer to $30,000 to $40,000 at best.

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