Elite Agency Shrugs At Milbank Scale, As an alternative Affords Beginning Salaries Of $235K


Swimming in moneyAs pay raises slowly trickle down by the Biglaw panorama, boutique companies are taking this chance to flaunt their beneficiant compensation schemes. We’d welcome this agency to the $215K wage scale, however they went forward and blew proper previous it, introducing a model new $235K wage scale. That’s even increased than the final boutique agency that surpassed the Milbank pay scale.

Brewer, Attorneys & Counselors — the successor agency to Bickel & Brewer — has paid salaries at or above marketplace for years, and the agency is now the newest to enter the 2022 affiliate wage wars. Right here’s an excerpt from the agency’s memo:

I proceed to be happy with our agency and the advocacy during which it’s concerned. Due to this fact, it provides me nice pleasure to announce that within the recognition of the agency’s success and the extraordinary demand for our companies — we’re adjusting affiliate salaries, together with these of first-year associates to $235,000, efficient February 1. As a result of our agency makes use of a number of skilled teams (monetary and administration consultants, researchers & non-public investigators, and public affairs strategists), they’ll obtain raises, too.

In a press launch that accompanied the agency’s raises, Brewer additionally spoke extremely of all the nice it’s doing inside the neighborhood:

Exterior of its industrial litigation docket, the agency continues to actively promote its neighborhood authorized affiliate, the Brewer Storefront, and the Brewer Basis. This previous 12 months marked the 20-year anniversary of the Brewer Basis Future Leaders Program, which lights a path to varsity for city youth, and the Brewer / NYU Worldwide Public Coverage Discussion board (IPPF). The IPPF is the primary world debate contest that gives highschool college students the chance to take part in written scholarship and oral advocacy on public coverage points.

“The agency has all the time been outlined by a tradition of service,” Brewer says. “It’s a privilege to work with purchasers and to assist impact change locally.”

Congratulations to all!

Begin paying consideration, Biglaw. The lateral market waits for nobody.

(Flip to the following web page to see the total memo from Brewer, Attorneys & Counselors.)

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