Mayer Brown, Pillsbury Disclose 2010 Pay Scales

Law360, New York (February 3, 2010, 4:32 PM EST) -- First-year associates' salaries at Mayer Brown LLP will hold steady at $160,000 across the firm's U.S. offices, while compensation for first-years at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP's non-New York offices will dip to $145,000, according to firm memos.

The firms announced their 2010 associate compensation rates in memos released Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively.

According to the Mayer Brown memo, associate base salaries for the class of 2002 will top out at $280,000. Only associates who reach 2000 hours will be eligible for the maximum rates, the...
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