Salary and benefits

We expect our associates to deliver results that far exceed the results achieved by associates at other law firms. We pay them accordingly.

Base salaries. Our base salaries start at $200,000 for first years and are among the highest in the country.

First $200,000
Second $210,000
Third $230,000
Fourth $255,000
Fifth $280,000
Sixth $300,000

Bonuses. Our bonuses have historically exceeded those of any other firm, often by multiples. Bonuses are based on individual and firm results and class standing – not hours billed. Historically, bonuses have ranged from $50,000 to $700,000. We also pay judicial clerkship bonuses that are top of the market.


Our other benefits generally exceed what is offered at other firms, including: