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Detroit Legal Market

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Feb 10, 2018 12:38 pm

Looking to learn more about the Detroit legal market. For example, what is "market" pay for first-years? What are considered the best firms? (I'm assuming Foley, Jones Day and Honigman), what is required to break into those firms? Etc... just general info from those who practice in the area

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Re: Detroit Legal Market

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:26 am

Anonymous User wrote:Looking to learn more about the Detroit legal market. For example, what is "market" pay for first-years? What are considered the best firms? (I'm assuming Foley, Jones Day and Honigman), what is required to break into those firms? Etc... just general info from those who practice in the area


There is no "market pay" in Detroit.
Jones Day/Foley pays $160.
Honigman pays $150.
Bodman/DW pays $110.

If you are at an out of state school, have ties and are competitive for biglaw generally, you will be competitive in Detroit. For in state schools, I think top 10%-15% is required (aside from Michigan).

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Re: Detroit Legal Market

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