Big Law Firm 401K Matching Contributions

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Jonnystudent
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Big Law Firm 401K Matching Contributions

Postby Jonnystudent » Thu Dec 25, 2014 5:07 pm

Would greatly appreciate any information you may have as to the "typical" 401K match (in absolute dollars) that a first year associate (making $160,000 a year) could expect to receive, assuming a maximum contribution.

Any insights greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

BenJ
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Re: Big Law Firm 401K Matching Contributions

Postby BenJ » Thu Dec 25, 2014 5:18 pm

$0. The vast majority of biglaw firms do not match.

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Re: Big Law Firm 401K Matching Contributions

Postby Rigo » Thu Dec 25, 2014 6:17 pm

You will likely get better responses in this forum:
viewforum.php?f=23

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Re: Big Law Firm 401K Matching Contributions

Postby jbagelboy » Fri Dec 26, 2014 6:38 pm

Jonnystudent wrote:Would greatly appreciate any information you may have as to the "typical" 401K match (in absolute dollars) that a first year associate (making $160,000 a year) could expect to receive, assuming a maximum contribution.

Any insights greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance.


There are firms with 3% match. So that's $4,800 for a first year, $5,100 for a second year, $5,500-5,700 for a third year, ect. Generally you should expect $0 matching contribution.

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Re: Big Law Firm 401K Matching Contributions

Postby A. Nony Mouse » Fri Dec 26, 2014 8:35 pm

Dirigo wrote:You will likely get better responses in this forum:
http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/v ... m.php?f=23

Unless they're not yet in law school, in which case this is the right place to ask.

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Re: Big Law Firm 401K Matching Contributions

Postby fats provolone » Fri Dec 26, 2014 11:58 pm

A. Nony Mouse wrote:
Dirigo wrote:You will likely get better responses in this forum:
viewforum.php?f=23

Unless they're not yet in law school, in which case this is the right place to ask.

i believe the right place to ask would be not at all in that case




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