Another Biglaw Firm Gets On Board With The $ 415K Associate Salary Scale

Money illustration.  Big stack of dollars and golden coins.  Wealth and success.Raises are in the air! Biglaw firms are busy increasing associate compensation, and the most recent firm to do so is Cahill Gordon & Reindel.

The firm is known for giving associates a little something extra when bonus time rolls around, so it’s not a shock that Cahill is moving to the new industry standard for base compensation. Cahill wants to show its associates that they’re appreciated and they have the cash to do so!

The new salary scale at the firm is as follows:

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The raises are retroactive to January 1. You can read the full memo on the next page.

*** Wondering if the grass is greener on the in-house side? Click here for a look inside the black box of corporate counsel pay in our 2021 In-House Compensation Report. ***

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