6 Cities Where It Pays To Be A BigLaw Associate

Law360 (June 7, 2018, 1:57 PM EDT) -- The New York pay scale has long been the gold standard for BigLaw associates — climbing to a dizzying $190,000 at a few firms this past week — but associates in these six cities may still have more money in their pockets at the end of the day. 

The National Association for Law Placement releases a report each spring comparing the cost of living in cities across the country to the average entry level associate salary in each locale, and then ranks them based on how far the average paycheck takes you when compared to a $180,000 salary in New York City....

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