Last year's big-firm associate-salary war may be lying dormant, but the relationship between firms and their recruits continues to quietly evolve. Behind the scenes, associates are becoming more savvy to the realities of the economy and its attendant layoffs, and firms are beginning to tinker with compensation plans as well as intangible aspects of the job. Taking the temperature of California's associate money landscape, The Recorder polled the state's 25 top-earning firms about their compensation.
The Reality of Associate Salaries
September 10, 2008