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Associate lawyer compensation: Have we yet hit the vomit point?

Many years ago, a good friend of mine said that the problem with aging is that we’re mired in history rather than focusing our perspective on today.

Thus, today’s article in The American Lawyer by David Brown may shock those of us who are over the age of 30!

He talks about the “paycheck report,” a survey of “mid-level” associate compensation. Associates’ paychecks exceed $200,000 per year and, in some instances, reach $350,000!

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