Big Law finally gets it, The Snark realizes. It's time to show clients we aren't wasting their ever-decreasing fees on lavish perks. So, instead of paying first-year associates record-setting salaries before they even know how to practice law, Big Law has decided to pay them not to work. Brilliant! Paying someone $5,000 a month not to come into the office -- now that's budget-savvy. Although unclear on the logic of such a move, The Snark is willing to be a team player and sacrifice by taking the same deal.
Is Paying Associates Not to Work a Smart Big Firm Move?
May 7, 2009