Covington Lifts Associate Salary Freeze In Calif.

Law360, New York (March 19, 2010, 4:40 PM EDT) -- Covington & Burling LLP has reportedly lifted its salary freeze for associates in its California locations, but kept the lid in place for those working at its Washington, D.C. office.

The firm raised associate salaries retroactive to March 1 for its California offices only based on the compensation policies at some competing firms in that state, legal blog Above the Law reported Friday.

Salaries for Washington-based associates likewise will remain steady because Covington's rival firms in that city, including Howrey LLP, have not raised wages for...
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