Husch Blackwell Hikes 1st-Year Salaries In 8 Cities

Law360, Los Angeles (August 2, 2012, 8:28 PM EDT) -- Missouri-based litigation and business law firm Husch Blackwell LLP will raise salaries for first-year associates at eight of its 15 offices effective Sept. 1, the international firm announced Wednesday, saying new associates at its Chicago office will start at $160,000 per year.

“We have always been committed to attracting and keeping the very best talent,” the firm’s chief executive officer and managing partner Greg Smith said Wednesday. “[T]hese salary adjustments help to ensure our continued top performance for clients.”

Wednesday’s announcement of associate raises comes three...
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