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Dentons

Postby Dunwoody » Sun Feb 28, 2016 4:46 pm

Maybe a shot in the dark, but can anyone fill me in on the Dentons US (non-NY) salary and bonus scale? TIA. (Other substantive comments on the firm also appreciated)

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Re: Dentons

Postby Avian » Sun Feb 28, 2016 7:39 pm

They have NALP listings for at least some of their U.S. offices for starting salaries. That's all the help I can give you, but if you list the office(s) you're interested in you may get better answers. Salaries and bonuses can vary widely outside NY/other major markets.

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Re: Dentons

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Feb 28, 2016 7:44 pm

I believe they pay 160 in the bigger cities. dc and chicago certainly. bonuses are a black box and well below market.

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Re: Dentons

Postby Dunwoody » Sun Feb 28, 2016 9:06 pm

Thanks. I don't want to go into too much detail bc I'm looking at a smaller office. Let's say non-Chicago midwest office, 4th to 8th year.

Appreciate the comments so far. Thank you.

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Re: Dentons

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 27, 2016 12:44 pm

Did you get an answer to this? I'm interested, too. As a potential lateral to a non-NYC/non-Chicago office, I'm very curious to know anything about their salary scale.

Anyone?

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Re: Dentons

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 27, 2016 2:39 pm

also interested to see if anyone has info on their Dallas office

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Re: Dentons

Postby yogotti » Tue Sep 27, 2016 2:55 pm

Anonymous User wrote:also interested to see if anyone has info on their Dallas office


NALP said $160K for Dallas.

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Re: Dentons

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 27, 2016 3:21 pm

yogotti wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:also interested to see if anyone has info on their Dallas office


NALP said $160K for Dallas.


NALP said 160 for 2 other firms in dallas (both v100) yet I know multiple people that work there and they make 140K....are the numbers always right?

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Re: Dentons

Postby favabeansoup » Wed Sep 28, 2016 2:32 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
yogotti wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:also interested to see if anyone has info on their Dallas office


NALP said $160K for Dallas.


NALP said 160 for 2 other firms in dallas (both v100) yet I know multiple people that work there and they make 140K....are the numbers always right?


What firms are these would like to see this for myself

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Re: Dentons

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Mar 17, 2017 1:31 pm

Reviving this thread because I'm interested to hear what their pay is like now that many firms have gone to 180. It appears that they have taken their starting salaries off of their NALP pages and Vault says "Firm does not disclose salary data".

Anybody have any info on what salaries are like in the bigger cities like DC, Chi, Dallas?

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Re: Dentons

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Mar 17, 2017 4:13 pm

Dentons has moved to 180 in several non-NY/non-Chicago markets.

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Re: Dentons

Postby mecarey » Sat Mar 18, 2017 2:41 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Dentons has moved to 180 in several non-NY/non-Chicago markets.


Would you mind just sharing which offices you know of? Dentons is a large enough firm that I doubt an anonymous post would out who you are.

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Re: Dentons

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Apr 18, 2017 3:23 pm

Can anybody shed some light on the recent developments?

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Re: Dentons

Postby Voyager » Tue Apr 18, 2017 4:44 pm

I have no inside track.

But here is my take: Dentons has some good leaders.

Why do I say that?

Most of these awful places handle poor business by taking the axe to the one group that (a) has the least to do with the fact that business is bad and (b) is MOST negatively impact by being fired. That is to say: the associates.

The RIGHT thing to do in any business when shit goes badly, is to FIRE THOSE IN CHARGE. They fucked up. They are the ones that couldn't figure out how to drive revenue. And they cost a ton to keep around.

So GOOD FOR DENTONS for taking the axe FIRST to the worthless, parasitic partners. Bravo.

First question I ask when thinking about a failing business unit is not how many workers need to be let go, but who are the executive clowns that led us to this bad place and do we need to fire all of those leaders or only 75% of them.

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Re: Dentons

Postby RaceJudicata » Tue Apr 18, 2017 5:38 pm

Voyager wrote:I have no inside track.

But here is my take: Dentons has some good leaders.

Why do I say that?

Most of these awful places handle poor business by taking the axe to the one group that (a) has the least to do with the fact that business is bad and (b) is MOST negatively impact by being fired. That is to say: the associates.

The RIGHT thing to do in any business when shit goes badly, is to FIRE THOSE IN CHARGE. They fucked up. They are the ones that couldn't figure out how to drive revenue. And they cost a ton to keep around.

So GOOD FOR DENTONS for taking the axe FIRST to the worthless, parasitic partners. Bravo.

First question I ask when thinking about a failing business unit is not how many workers need to be let go, but who are the executive clowns that led us to this bad place and do we need to fire all of those leaders or only 75% of them.


I agree with you. But this assumes that there aren't a bunch of associates who were or are going to be shit canned in the coming months. Associates are going to be at least somewhat nervous about trumpeting layoffs ..

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Re: Dentons

Postby Voyager » Wed Apr 19, 2017 1:54 pm

RaceJudicata wrote:
Voyager wrote:I have no inside track.

But here is my take: Dentons has some good leaders.

Why do I say that?

Most of these awful places handle poor business by taking the axe to the one group that (a) has the least to do with the fact that business is bad and (b) is MOST negatively impact by being fired. That is to say: the associates.

The RIGHT thing to do in any business when shit goes badly, is to FIRE THOSE IN CHARGE. They fucked up. They are the ones that couldn't figure out how to drive revenue. And they cost a ton to keep around.

So GOOD FOR DENTONS for taking the axe FIRST to the worthless, parasitic partners. Bravo.

First question I ask when thinking about a failing business unit is not how many workers need to be let go, but who are the executive clowns that led us to this bad place and do we need to fire all of those leaders or only 75% of them.


I agree with you. But this assumes that there aren't a bunch of associates who were or are going to be shit canned in the coming months. Associates are going to be at least somewhat nervous about trumpeting layoffs ..


Well there probably ARE a bunch of associate firings in the works at Dentons... but at least they started with the underperforming partners first...

...and that is both commendable and rare

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Re: Dentons

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Apr 20, 2017 7:27 pm

Have heard of a handful of associate layoffs in a few larger offices. Maybe that's just business as usual for a big firm though.




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