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DC "Boutique" litigation firm salary

Post by Anonymous User » Wed Apr 12, 2017 12:39 pm

Looking to aggregate some data for negotiations. Base and bonus. Yes, yes, yes, I know, "it depends and it varies widely." Think mid-level at any number of the shops with former federal prosecutors/biglaw partners, mostly t14, and clerkships. Assuming not market paying and not the level of Molo, McKool, Zuckerman, Kellog, etc. I hate going in blind, so anything (besides snark) is helpful. TIA

EDIT: mostly defense work

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Re: DC "Boutique" litigation firm salary

Post by gaddockteeg » Wed Apr 12, 2017 5:20 pm

Most likely market, give or take 5-15k from the base salary, and with more volatility in bonuses (much bigger in good years, and smaller in bad years).

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Re: DC "Boutique" litigation firm salary

Post by Anonymous User » Thu Apr 13, 2017 11:29 am

gaddockteeg wrote:Most likely market, give or take 5-15k from the base salary, and with more volatility in bonuses (much bigger in good years, and smaller in bad years).
Interesting. Thank you! Anyone else?

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Re: DC "Boutique" litigation firm salary

Post by Anonymous User » Fri Apr 14, 2017 12:02 am

a similar ish sounding patent lit firm I interviewed at in delaware started at 140k or 145k iirc

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