Sidley Outdoes Cravath, Boosts Bonuses By 25%

Law360, New York (December 16, 2010, 7:44 PM EST) -- Sidley Austin LLP has bucked the 2010 bonus trend set by Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP, announcing a 25 percent increase in the firm's total bonus pool over last year and a 20 percent bump in the number of associates eligible for bonuses.

Reports of the Sidley bonuses came on the same day that Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP and Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP both reportedly announced that they would match Cravath's bonuses.

All three bonus announcements were reported by Above the Law, a legal...
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