Archive: May, 2009

Trends in Lawyer Training and Compensation, Law360

Posted on 05/22/09 , No Comments

Originally published here: http://www.law360.com/articles/101634 By Shannon Henson Law360, New York (May 22, 2009) — In these harsh economic times, some law firms are thinking about seizing the opportunity to significantly lower the salaries of first- and second-year associates and shift to a system of more intensive training. A move to a system that would be [...]

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Lawyer Compensation – ABA Journal

Posted on 05/18/09 , No Comments

Originally published here: http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/meganumbers_pay_for_lawyers_is_on_the_wane_recruiter_says/ By Debra Cassens Weiss Even after the recession ends, lower pay for lawyers may continue to be the norm. Recruiter Jerome Kowalski of Kowalski & Associates tells the Legal Intelligencer that client pressures are among several factors depressing lawyer salaries, and the change is likely to be lasting. “These meganumbers in [...]

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