Half Kaye Scholer's 1st-Years Assigned To Pro Bono

Law360, New York (October 29, 2009, 6:49 PM EDT) -- International law firm Kaye Scholer LLP is splitting its class of incoming first-year associates, assigning roughly of the class to work exclusively with the firm's public interest law group.

The first-year associates working on pro bono cases will receive full benefits and initially make $60,000 a year, a spokesman for Kaye Scholer confirmed.

New associates working for paying clients will make the firm's considerably higher normal starting salary for first-year associates.

While the pay cut will undoubtedly be a blow to some debt-loaded recent law school...
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