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Partner-Track Associates: $175,000?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 05, 2011 10:53 pm

On another board, there are references to a possible increase to $175,000 for New York (and New York only).

Many of the responses state unequivocally that "partner-track associates" have started well above $160,000 for some time now.

First, is this true?

Second, are firms putting 3Ls on partner track from the get-go -- or is this a different scale after the associate has been there for a while?

Any help would be great.

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Re: Partner-Track Associates: $175,000?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 05, 2011 10:53 pm

Anonymous User wrote:On another board, there are references to a possible increase to $175,000 for New York (and New York only).

Many of the responses state unequivocally that "partner-track associates" have started well above $160,000 for some time now.

First, is this true?

Second, are firms putting 3Ls on partner track from the get-go -- or is this a different scale after the associate has been there for a while?

Any help would be great.


I thought it was a joke.

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Re: Partner-Track Associates: $175,000?

Postby Old Gregg » Mon Sep 05, 2011 10:54 pm

Both are jokes.

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Re: Partner-Track Associates: $175,000?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 05, 2011 11:00 pm

OP here.

Aren't jokes supposed to be funny?

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Re: Partner-Track Associates: $175,000?

Postby Old Gregg » Mon Sep 05, 2011 11:04 pm

Anonymous User wrote:OP here.

Aren't jokes supposed to be funny?


Didn't you see the thread asking how many more JoS A Bank suits one can buy with that kind of salary bump? That was downright hilarious.

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Re: Partner-Track Associates: $175,000?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 05, 2011 11:05 pm

Irell is now at 175k.

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Re: Partner-Track Associates: $175,000?

Postby Old Gregg » Mon Sep 05, 2011 11:06 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Irell is now at 175k.


False.

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Re: Partner-Track Associates: $175,000?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 05, 2011 11:19 pm

Anonymous User wrote:OP here.

Aren't jokes supposed to be funny?


Oh but you have misunderstood, young lad. It is not the joke that is supposed to be funny. Its the reaction of those who take the joke seriously. Now thats the funny part.

But yeah, in all seriousness, they were just messing around

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Re: Partner-Track Associates: $175,000?

Postby Old Gregg » Mon Sep 05, 2011 11:19 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:OP here.

Aren't jokes supposed to be funny?


Oh but you have misunderstood, young lad. It is not the joke that is supposed to be funny. Its the reaction of those who take the joke seriously. Now thats the funny part.

But yeah, in all seriousness, they were just messing around


LOL, yes! You hear about that one guy who started that thread on TLS?

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Re: Partner-Track Associates: $175,000?

Postby shoeshine » Mon Sep 05, 2011 11:22 pm

NYC to 190!

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Re: Partner-Track Associates: $175,000?

Postby erico » Tue Sep 06, 2011 1:07 am

how do you start at partnership-track? do you just mean normal associate?

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Re: Partner-Track Associates: $175,000?

Postby minnbills » Tue Sep 06, 2011 1:12 am

erico wrote:how do you start at partnership-track? do you just mean normal associate?


I think the implication was that some would be partnership-track and others would be senior-associate track.

Sad thing is, that's not unthinkable.

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Re: Partner-Track Associates: $175,000?

Postby dood » Tue Sep 06, 2011 1:28 am

shoeshine wrote:NYC to 190!

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Re: Partner-Track Associates: $175,000?

Postby dood » Tue Sep 06, 2011 1:29 am

W&C pays $185 in dc hth

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Re: Partner-Track Associates: $175,000?

Postby Grizz » Tue Sep 06, 2011 1:33 am

By other boards, you mean xoxo. Just admit you read it.

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Re: Partner-Track Associates: $175,000?

Postby Stanford4Me » Tue Sep 06, 2011 1:41 am

Grizz wrote:By other boards, you mean xoxo. Just admit you read it.

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Re: Partner-Track Associates: $175,000?

Postby reasonable_man » Tue Sep 06, 2011 8:51 am

I'm totally marching into my bosses office later today and demanding that my new title be "Partnership Track Associate." Anything else is TTT.

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Re: Partner-Track Associates: $175,000?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 06, 2011 10:52 am

Duval and Stachenfeld does this

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Re: Partner-Track Associates: $175,000?

Postby Tangerine Gleam » Tue Sep 06, 2011 10:56 am

Fresh Prince wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Irell is now at 175k.


False.


Really? I thought they did pay 175k.
Is it 170k?

Boies does 174k...but yeah, this rumor is obv a joke.

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Re: Partner-Track Associates: $175,000?

Postby Old Gregg » Tue Sep 06, 2011 11:00 am

Tangerine Gleam wrote:
Fresh Prince wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Irell is now at 175k.


False.


Really? I thought they did pay 175k.
Is it 170k?

Boies does 174k...but yeah, this rumor is obv a joke.


It's $160,000.

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Re: Partner-Track Associates: $175,000?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 06, 2011 11:06 am

Anonymous User wrote:Duval and Stachenfeld does this


Because they're huge douches. They pay $175k to graduates of HYSCCN and $70k to everyone else. Basically, the office is 20 partners, 5 partner-track associates (hired only from HYSCCN) and 40 slave-labor associates who work 3000 hours a year for beans. Got to be a terrible environment to work in, even if you're on the partnership track.

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Re: Partner-Track Associates: $175,000?

Postby Old Gregg » Tue Sep 06, 2011 11:08 am

Wiley Rein does a similar thing, but it's not as miserable a place to work.

Also, any law firm that employs staff attorneys does this too...

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Re: Partner-Track Associates: $175,000?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 06, 2011 11:10 am

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Duval and Stachenfeld does this


Because they're huge douches. They pay $175k to graduates of HYSCCN and $70k to everyone else. Basically, the office is 20 partners, 5 partner-track associates (hired only from HYSCCN) and 40 slave-labor associates who work 3000 hours a year for beans. Got to be a terrible environment to work in, even if you're on the partnership track.


http://www.dsllp.com/joinUsAssociates.shtml

are these guys for real? seems like utter TTT

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Re: Partner-Track Associates: $175,000?

Postby Kronk » Tue Sep 06, 2011 11:13 am

Tangerine Gleam wrote:
Fresh Prince wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Irell is now at 175k.


False.


Really? I thought they did pay 175k.
Is it 170k?

Boies does 174k...but yeah, this rumor is obv a joke.


Irell must do something extra, because they are known for high compensation. Maybe they just have enormous bonuses.

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Re: Partner-Track Associates: $175,000?

Postby Old Gregg » Tue Sep 06, 2011 11:18 am

Kronk wrote:
Tangerine Gleam wrote:
Fresh Prince wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Irell is now at 175k.


False.


Really? I thought they did pay 175k.
Is it 170k?

Boies does 174k...but yeah, this rumor is obv a joke.


Irell must do something extra, because they are known for high compensation. Maybe they just have enormous bonuses.


They did in 2009, but bonuses were market for 2010. All of this is easily verifiable.




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