White shoe firms dumping lockstep raises

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Re: White shoe firms dumping lockstep raises

Postby Mickey Quicknumbers » Sun Feb 20, 2011 3:00 am

vanwinkle wrote:
Last year, the American Bar Association set up a commission to study the recession's impact on the legal profession. Its chair, Allan J. Tanenbaum, says that cost pressures on law firms pre-dated the economy's downturn. But the pressures came to the fore, he says, when the 2008 law school graduate class suffered from 80% unemployment.

How is this line from the article not the actual focus of debate here?

This is relevant to everyone's interest, and not in a good way.

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