Biglaw Lockstep & Nonmarket in Chicago

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Biglaw Lockstep & Nonmarket in Chicago

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 05, 2012 8:07 am

2L here. Debating firms in chi after the callback stage.

It appears some firms in Chicago are big law, yet pay 120-140k, as opposed to the standard 160k. Is there a place I can find info on 2nd/5th/etc year salaries for these firms?

Essentially, I'd like to see the salary growth potential at firms that pay six figures and are outside of the standard 160k lockstep pay. I checked glassdoor.com but the info is limited.

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Re: Biglaw Lockstep & Nonmarket in Chicago

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 05, 2012 8:15 am

Firm names might help (if you're willing to disclose).

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Re: Biglaw Lockstep & Nonmarket in Chicago

Postby UChicagoStudent » Wed Sep 05, 2012 9:17 am

Check out AboveTheLaw's Career Center:

http://abovethelaw.com/careers/

I think Vault had some good info as well.

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Re: Biglaw Lockstep & Nonmarket in Chicago

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 05, 2012 7:21 pm

OP here... think IP boutiques

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Re: Biglaw Lockstep & Nonmarket in Chicago

Postby homestyle28 » Wed Sep 05, 2012 9:21 pm

If you have offers in hand, then ask the firm/some associates at the firm.

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Re: Biglaw Lockstep & Nonmarket in Chicago

Postby ben4847 » Wed Sep 05, 2012 9:23 pm

homestyle28 wrote:If you have offers in hand, then ask the firm/some associates at the firm.


sounds about right.

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Re: Biglaw Lockstep & Nonmarket in Chicago

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 05, 2012 9:25 pm

Anonymous User wrote:OP here... think IP boutiques


IP boutiques that don't pay market? Doesn't really sound like biglaw to me.




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