2014 Biglaw Bonus Thread

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nothingtosee
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Re: 2014 Biglaw Bonus Thread

Postby nothingtosee » Fri Feb 06, 2015 8:35 pm

So what did Texas firms do for bonuses? Wondering about both teas players like bb and v&e and Weil, Kirkland etc

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Re: 2014 Biglaw Bonus Thread

Postby BigZuck » Fri Feb 06, 2015 10:04 pm

nothingtosee wrote:So what did Texas firms do for bonuses? Wondering about both teas players like bb and v&e and Weil, Kirkland etc


http://abovethelaw.com/2015/01/associat ... -in-texas/

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Re: 2014 Biglaw Bonus Thread

Postby jjg123 » Sat Feb 07, 2015 5:53 am

nyc to 190k base?

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Big Shrimpin
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Re: 2014 Biglaw Bonus Thread

Postby Big Shrimpin » Thu Feb 12, 2015 12:57 pm

jjg123 wrote:nyc to 190k base?


never

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utahraptor
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Re: 2014 Biglaw Bonus Thread

Postby utahraptor » Thu Feb 12, 2015 1:18 pm

Big Shrimpin wrote:
jjg123 wrote:nyc to 190k base?


never


wait I think I understand Big Shrimpin's coded message.

If we take what he wrote, "never" and flip it upside down

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it spells out "right"

he's telling us that you're right

NYC TO 190 confirmed!!!!

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Re: 2014 Biglaw Bonus Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Feb 12, 2015 5:17 pm

How much is the 15K bonus after tax?

utahraptor wrote:
Big Shrimpin wrote:
jjg123 wrote:nyc to 190k base?


never


wait I think I understand Big Shrimpin's coded message.

If we take what he wrote, "never" and flip it upside down

Image

it spells out "right"

he's telling us that you're right

NYC TO 190 confirmed!!!!

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Big Shrimpin
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Re: 2014 Biglaw Bonus Thread

Postby Big Shrimpin » Thu Feb 12, 2015 5:31 pm

if u live in MFH just go ahead and half ur gross bonus

thats always been my exp

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Re: 2014 Biglaw Bonus Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Feb 13, 2015 10:52 pm

Anonymous User wrote:How much is the 15K bonus after tax?


Live in NJ and work in NYC, so living in NYC is going to be slightly higher taxes... a hair under $10k after withholding, but I got nearly $2k refunded from combined federal and state taxes, which I believe is due entirely to overwithholding on the bonus (which is standard due to the way bonus withholding is calculated) as I didn't itemize deductions and have really nothing else that could cause a refund.

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Re: 2014 Biglaw Bonus Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Mar 26, 2015 3:57 pm

Weak bonus news out of Mayer Brown. Rough bonus season for non-Kirkland Chicago firms, no?

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Re: 2014 Biglaw Bonus Thread

Postby JohannDeMann » Thu Mar 26, 2015 4:09 pm

nah they're saving money to bump up starting salaries. non-NYC to 190k!

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Re: 2014 Biglaw Bonus Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Mar 26, 2015 5:10 pm

I don't remember if somebody put it in the thread, but Cadwalader corrected up from STB to DPW if I'm remembering correctly.




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