Susman Godfrey Surpasses Milbank Associate Bonus Scale

Law360 (December 16, 2019, 9:09 PM EST) -- Susman Godfrey LLP on Monday announced an associate bonus scale that once again exceeds the market standard, offering bonuses more than double those at other BigLaw firms this year.

Susman Godfrey associates who graduated from law school in 2017 could come away with bonuses of $115,000, while its most senior associates could see $235,000, according to a statement from the firm. Last year, the firm's scale also topped out at $235,000, while most other firms have consistently offered $100,000 to senior associates.

More than 20% of Susman Godfrey associates see a total compensation of at least $500,000 for 2019, the firm said....

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