IP Rookies Get Pay Raise At Two Boutiques

Law360 (December 7, 2005, 12:00 AM EST) -- Two major intellectual property firms have raised starting salaries for associates to $135,000, exceeding the base pay offered by most of their rival firms by at least $10,000.

New York’s Kenyon & Kenyon said last week that it has raised associate salaries and paid increased associate bonuses for 2005. The new starting salary for associates is $135,000, and increases to $225,000 for 8th year associates, the firm said.

The firm also announced that associate bonuses this year averaged $40,000, with several associates exceeding $100,000. In comparison,...
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