Irell & Manella Hands Out Big Summer Bonuses

Law360, New York (July 15, 2011, 5:30 PM EDT) -- California law firm Irell & Manella LLP has reportedly given its associates summer bonuses of up to $27,500, exceeding the $20,000 benchmark that Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP set in the spring.

The bonuses are apparently untied to hours worked, according to an unnamed source cited by legal industry blog Above the Law on Friday.

The bonus scale will pay $27,500 to associates who have been with Irell & Manella for four to eight years, $22,500 for those who have been with the firm for three...
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