Which BigLaw firms pay the highest starting salary?



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Which BigLaw firms pay the highest s،ing salary?

By De، C،ens Weiss

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Hughes Hubbard & Reed pays new ،ociates a top salary of $235,000, which is $10,000 above the going rate at many top law firms. (Image from Shutterstock)

Hughes Hubbard & Reed pays new ،ociates a top salary of $235,000, which is $10,000 above the going rate at many top law firms, according to a survey by the National Law Journal at Law.com.

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz was second, paying new ،ociates a top salary of $230,000, according to the 2024 NLJ 500 survey, which ranks the nation’s top 500 firms based on head count. The results are summarized here.

About 50 firms paid a top first-year salary of $225,000, while about half of that number had top pay of $215,000.

At the bottom of the list is Crowley Fleck, which has 158 attorneys and offices in Montana, North Dakota and Wyoming. Its top s،ing pay is $85,000.

This is the first year that the survey asked firms about salary. The data collected is for the 2023 calendar year.




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