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Salary Wars Scorecard: Which Firms Have Announced Raises And Bonuses? (2018)

Salary Wars Scorecard: Which Firms Have Announced Raises And Bonuses? (2018)
Agency Date Matched Workplaces Matched Summers Matched Bonuses Am Regulation 100 PPP Rank ’18 Milbank
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $330Okay $340Okay FIRST MOVER
June four, 2018
June 19, 2018 International (excluding German workplaces) Sure Sure
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr: $25Okay 12: $three.46M Hueston Hennigan
1st Yr: $190Okay
seventh Yr: $315Okay $325Okay June four, 2018
June 13, 2018 Los Angeles, CA
Newport Seashore, CA TBD No N/A Proskauer
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $330Okay $340Okay June 5, 2018
June 29, 2018 Boston, MA
Chicago, IL
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
Washington, D.C. Sure No Sure
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr: $25Okay 26: $2.366M Winston & Strawn
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $330Okay $340Okay June 5, 2018
June 25, 2018 All U.S. Associates Sure No Sure (topic to hours)
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr: $25Okay 33: $2.158M Simpson Thacher
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $330Okay June 6, 2018 International Sure Sure
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr: $25Okay 9: $three.683M Barack Ferrazzano
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: TBA + $10Okay June 6, 2018 Chicago, IL Sure No N/A Jones Day
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: TBA June 6, 2018 TBA Sure (this increase was retroactively instituted for present summers and future first-years) No 73: $1.009M Irell
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $330Okay $340Okay June 7, 2018
June 18, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces TBA Sure
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr: $25Okay Am Regulation 200: $three.079M Selendy & Homosexual
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $330Okay $340Okay June 11, 2018
June 15, 2018 New York, NY Sure No N/A Cravath
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $340Okay NEW MARKET LEADER
June 11, 2018 New York, NY Sure Sure
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr: $25Okay 6: $four.002M Holwell Shuster & Goldberg
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr+: $340Okay June 12, 2018 New York, NY TBA Sure
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr+: $25Okay N/A Debevoise
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr+: $340Okay June 12, 2018 New York, NY
Washington, D.C.
All worldwide associates on U.S. scale TBA Sure
1st Yr: $5K
sixth Yr+: $25Okay 20: $2.827M Paul Weiss
1st Yr: $190Okay
ninth Yr+: $350Okay June 13, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces TBA Sure
1st Yr: $5K
ninth Yr+: $25Okay four: $four.563M Sullivan & Cromwell
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $340Okay June 13, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces Sure Sure
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr: $25Okay 5: $four.271M Quinn Emanuel
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $340Okay June 13, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces
London, UK TBA Sure
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr: $25Okay 2: $four.735M Davis Polk
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $340Okay June 14, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces TBA Sure
1st Yr: $5K
sixth Yr+: $25Okay 7: $three.7M Willkie Farr
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $340Okay
Seniors: $350Okay June 14, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces Sure Sure
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr+: $25Okay 17: $2.969M Weil Gotshal
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $340Okay June 14, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces Sure Sure
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr: $25Okay 10: $three.639M Cleary
1st Yr and Int’l Lawyer Program: $190Okay
ninth Yr+: $350Okay June 14, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces Sure Sure
1st Yr: $5K
ninth Yr+: $25Okay 16: $three.070M Skadden
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr+: $340Okay June 14, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces Sure Sure (topic to hours)
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr+: $25Okay 11: $three.471M Kaplan & Firm
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $340Okay June 14, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces TBA No N/A Kirkland & Ellis
1st Yr: $190Okay
sixth Yr: $305Okay June 14, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces
London, UK Sure Sure
1st Yr: $5K
sixth Yr: $25Okay three: $four.701M Clifford Probability
1st Yr: $190Okay
ninth Yr+: $350Okay June 15, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces Sure Sure
1st Yr: $5K
ninth Yr+: $25Okay N/A Cahill
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $340Okay June 15, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces Sure Sure
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr: $25Okay eight: $three.693 Goodwin
1st Yr: $190Okay
seventh+ Yr: $325Okay June 15, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces Sure Sure
1st Yr: $5K
seventh Yr+: $25Okay 35: $2.151 Ropes & Grey
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $340Okay June 15, 2018 All Associates on U.S. Scale Sure Sure
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr: $25Okay 29: $2.315 Freshfields
1st Yr: $190Okay
ninth Yr+: $350Okay June 15, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces Sure Sure
1st Yr: $5K
ninth Yr+: $25Okay N/A Sidley Austin
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $340Okay June 15, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces Sure Sure
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr: $25Okay 30: $2.260M Morgan Lewis
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $340Okay June 15, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces Sure Sure
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr: $25Okay 55: $1.368M Wilson Sonsini
1st Yr: $190Okay
ninth Yr+: $350Okay June 15, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces Sure Sure
1st Yr: $5K
sixth Yr+: $25Okay 32: $2.211M Keker
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $340Okay June 15, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces Sure No N/A Greenberg Gross
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $340Okay June 16, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces TBA Sure
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr: $25Okay N/A Gunderson
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $340Okay June 17, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces TBA Sure (topic to hours)
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr: $25Okay N/A White & Case
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $340Okay June 18, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces on NY Salary Scale Sure Sure
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr: $25Okay 30: $2.260M Fried Frank
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $340Okay June 18, 2018 New York, NY
Washington, D.C.
London, UK Sure Sure
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr: $25Okay 18: $2.942M Cooley
1st Yr: $190Okay
ninth Yr: $350Okay June 18, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces Sure No 37: $2.084M Vinson & Elkins
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr+: $340Okay June 18, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces Sure Sure
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr+: $25Okay 27: $2.361M Kramer Levin
1st Yr: $190Okay
ninth Yr+: $350Okay June 19, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces Sure Sure
1st Yr: $5K
ninth Yr+: $25Okay 34: $2.152M Munger Tolles
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr+: $340Okay June 19, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces Sure (retroactive) Sure
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr+: $25Okay N/A Brown Rudnick
1st Yr: $190Okay
seventh Yr+: $325Okay June 19, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces Sure No N/A Baker McKenzie
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr+: $340Okay June 20, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces Sure Sure
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr+: $25Okay 57: $1.3M Schulte Roth
1st Yr: $190Okay
ninth Yr: $350Okay June 20, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces Sure Sure (topic to hours)
1st Yr: $5K
ninth Yr: $25Okay 23: $2.559M Dechert
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr+: $340Okay June 21, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces Sure Sure (topic to hours)
1st Yr: $5K
sixth Yr+: $25Okay 21: $2.683M Orrick
1st Yr: $190Okay
Senior Yr 2+: $340Okay June 21, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces (excluding Seattle, WA; Portland, OR; Sacramento, CA which can obtain commensurate raises on decrease pay scale) Sure Sure (topic to hours)
1st Yr: $5K
Senior Yr 2+: $25Okay 41: $1.863M Akin Gump
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $340Okay June 21, 2018 All Associates on U.S. Salary Grid Sure Sure
1st Yr: $5K
sixth Yr+: $25Okay 25: $2.386M Shearman & Sterling
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $340Okay June 21, 2018 All U.S. Monitor Associates Sure Sure
1st Yr: $5K
sixth Yr+: $25Okay 28: $2.361M Gibson Dunn
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $340Okay June 22, 2018 All U.S. Associates Sure Sure (good standing for NY; topic to hours for assocs outdoors NY)
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr: $25Okay 15: $three.240M Mayer Brown
(topic to agency improvement hours)
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $340Okay June 22, 2018 All U.S. Associates Sure Sure (topic to hours)
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr: $25Okay 50: $1.575M Herbert Smith Freehills
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $340Okay June 22, 2018 New York, NY TBA No N/A Stroock & Stroock & Lavan
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $340Okay June 22, 2018 New York, NY (full match)
Washington, D.C. (full match)
Miami, FL (based mostly on Cravath improve however adjusted for Miami market commonplace)
Los Angeles, CA (full match for 1st-4th years; fifth yr+ topic to individualized raises) TBA No N/A Fenwick
(topic to hours)
T1/L1: $190Okay
T3: $325Okay (minimal) June 22, 2018 International Sure Sure (topic to hours)
T1/L1: $5K
T3: $25Okay 53: $1.513M Latham
1st Yr: $190Okay
ninth Yr+: $350Okay June 22, 2018 All U.S. Associates
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Dubai, UAE
Beijing, China
Hong Kong, China
Shanghai, China
London, UK Sure Sure (topic to hours)
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr+: $25Okay 14: $three.246M Hogan Lovells
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr+: $340Okay June 22, 2018 San Francisco, CA
Silicon Valley, CA
Los Angeles, CA
Balitmore, MD
Houston, TX
Philadelphia, PA
New York, NY
Washington, D.C.
Tysons Nook, VA
Boston, MA (elevated to full scale on 01/01/19) Sure Sure (topic to hours)
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr+: $25Okay 59: $1.283M O’Melveny
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $340Okay June 25, 2018 All U.S. Associates TBA Sure (topic to hours)
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr+: $25Okay 38: $2.008M Covington
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $340Okay June 25, 2018 All U.S. Associates Sure Sure
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr+: $25Okay 52: $1.543M Baker Botts
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr+: $340Okay June 25, 2018 All U.S. Associates Sure Sure (topic to hours)
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr+: $25Okay 42: $1.838M McDermott Will & Emery
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $340Okay June 26, 2018 All U.S. Associates TBA Sure
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr: $25Okay N/A McDermott Will & Emery
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $340Okay June 26, 2018 All U.S. Associates TBA Sure
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr: $25Okay N/A Susman Godfrey
1st Yr: $195Okay
eighth Yr+: $345Okay June 26, 2018 All U.S. Associates TBA No N/A Desmarais
1st Yr: $210Okay
eighth Yr: $360Okay June 26, 2018 New York, NY TBA Sure
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr: $25Okay N/A Lowenstein Sandler
1st Yr: $190Okay (NY, CA, D.C.)
1st Yr: $170Okay (NJ) June 26, 2018 New York, NY
Palo Alto, CA
Washington, D.C.
Roseland, NJ Sure It’s Difficult N/A DLA Piper
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth+ Yr: $340Okay June 26, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces in Main Markets Sure No Sure (topic to hours)
Individualized 43: $1.757M Morrison & Foerster
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $340Okay June 26, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces TBA Sure (topic to hours)
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr: $25Okay 44: $1.736M Paul Hastings
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $340Okay June 27, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces TBA Sure (topic to hours)
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr: $25Okay 19: $2.905M Thompson & Knight
Degree 1: $190Okay
Degree eight: $340Okay June 27, 2018 All U.S.-Based mostly Associates TBA Sure (discretionary; topic to hours) N/A King & Spalding
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $340Okay June 28, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces in Main Markets Sure Sure (topic to hours)
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr: $25Okay 22: $2.605M Cadwalader
1st Yr: $190Okay
10th Yr: $360Okay June 28, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces TBA Sure (topic to hours)
1st Yr: $5K
10th Yr: $25Okay 24: $2.510M Patterson Belknap
1st Yr: $190Okay
seventh Yr: $325Okay June 28, 2018 All U.S. Associates No Summer time Program No N/A Jenner & Block
1st Yr: $190Okay
10th Yr: $310Okay June 28, 2018 All U.S. Associates Sure Perhaps in December 54: $1.417M Ahmad Zavitsanos Anaipakos (AZA)
1st Yr: $190Okay June 28, 2018 Houston, TX TBA Sure
1st Yr: $5K N/A Allen & Overy
1st Yr: $190Okay
ninth Yr+: $350Okay June 29, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces TBA Sure
1st Yr: $5K
sixth Yr+: $25Okay N/A Norton Rose Fulbright
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $340Okay June 29, 2018 New York, NY (full match)
Washington, D.C. (full match)
Texas (full match just for 1st & 2nd Years; all different class years should meet hours for bonus that may make them entire)
California (full match just for 1st & 2nd Years; all different class years should meet hours for bonus that may make them entire) TBA Sure (NY/DC solely; at yr’s finish)
1st Yr: $5K
eighth Yr: $25Okay 87: $860Okay Alston & Fowl
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $340Okay June 29, 2018 New York, NY
Washington, D.C.
Los Angeles, CA
Silicon Valley, CA
Dallas, TX
Atlanta, GA (decrease increase scale)
Charlotte, NC: 1st Yr: $165Okay / seventh Yr: $255Okay
Analysis Triangle, NC (decrease increase scale) TBA No 40: $1.926M Olshan
1st Yr: $180Okay
eighth Yr: $290Okay June 29, 2018 New York, NY
Newark, NJ Sure No N/A Choate Corridor
1st Yr: $190Okay
sixth Yr+: $305Okay
1st Yr Counsel: $325Okay
2nd Yr Counsel: $340Okay
Patent Brokers: +$7.5K
Employees Scientists: +$5K June 29, 2018 Boston, MA Sure Sure
1st Yr/Patent Brokers/Employees Scientists: $5K
sixth Yr/Counsel: $25Okay N/A Perkins Coie
1st Yr: $190Okay
4th Yr: $255Okay June 29, 2018 Chicago, IL (full match)
Dallas, TX (full match)
Los Angeles, CA (full match)
San Diego, CA (full match)
New York, NY (full match)
Washington, D.C. (full match)
Seattle, WA (full match for 1st and 2nd Years for 1950 hours; no increase and “true up” for 1850 hours)
Bellevue, WA (full match for 1st and 2nd Years for 1950 hours; no increase and “true up” for 1850 hours)
Denver, CO (full match for 1st and 2nd Years for 1950 hours; no increase and “true up” for 1850 hours)
Portland, OR (no increase)
Madison, WI (no increase)
Phoenix, AZ (no increase) Sure No 63: $1.173M WilmerHale
1st Yr: $190Okay
2nd Yr Counsel+: $340Okay July 2, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces Sure Sure (topic to hours)
1st Yr: $5K
2nd Yr Counsel+: $25Okay 36: $2.116M Sheppard Mullin
Affiliate 1: $190Okay
Counsel 2: $340Okay July three, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces Sure No 46: $1.710M Katten
(topic to hours)
1st Yr: $190Okay
seventh Yr+: $325Okay July three, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces (excluding Charlotte, NC, which can obtain commensurate raises on decrease pay scale) TBA No 51: $1.570M Yetter Coleman
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $340Okay July three, 2018 Houston, TX TBA Sure (not a match)
Commonplace Summer time Bonus
EOY Bonuses N/A McGuireWoods
NO RAISES July 5, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces TBA Sure (not a match)
Giant Metropolis Markets
Senior associates: $7500
Midlevel associates: $5000
Junior associates: $2500
Different Markets
Senior associates: $5000
Midlevel associates: $3000
Junior associates: $2000 71: $1.020M Arnold & Porter
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr+: $340Okay July 6, 2018 All U.S. Workplaces Sure No 61: $1.191M Kasowitz Benson
1st Yr: $195Okay
ninth Yr: $355Okay July 9, 2018 New York, NY TBA No N/A Duval & Stachenfeld
1st Yr: $190Okay
eighth Yr: $300Okay July 10, 2018 New York, NY TBA No N/A Dovel & Luner
1st Yr: $215Okay
sixth Yr: $330Okay July 11, 2018 Santa Monica, CA TBA No N/A