Sidley Hops On Cravath Bonus Bandwagon

Law360, New York (December 16, 2011, 6:30 PM EST) -- Sidley Austin LLP is matching the scale set by Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP for year-end associate bonuses rather than a higher range that competitors such as Sullivan & Cromwell LLP have announced, according to a Friday report.

Sidley's bonus match was reported by the legal blog Above the Law. Representatives for the firm did not immediately respond to requests for comment late Friday.

The Cravath scale ranges from $7,500 for first-year associates to $37,500 for seventh-year associates. Seventh-year associates — the class of 2004 —...
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