DLA Piper Boosts Salaries For Associates

Law360, New York (April 16, 2010, 5:40 PM EDT) -- Looking to stay competitive in the legal market, DLA Piper has restored salaries for associates across the board to pre-recession levels.

A firm spokesman said Friday the firm had raised associate compensation back to pre-June 2009 levels, allowing first-year associates in major markets to collect $160,000 and those in secondary markets to pull in $145,000.

“We want the best and the brightest, and we are committed to paying market rates to attract and retain top talent,” the spokesman said.

While DLA Piper already returned salaries for...
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