Sluggish Economy Darkens Prospects For Year-End Bonuses

Law360, New York (November 16, 2012, 7:26 PM EST) -- As 2012 winds down, associates at most major law firms should not expect a significant spike in year-end bonuses and some should even be prepared to take home less than they received in 2011 thanks to a national economy that's still on the mend, according to legal industry experts.

Though no firm has announced what its associate bonuses will look like so far this season, experts say most are not in a position to top their rewards for associates last year. Requests for comment from several...
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