Lifes Good At The Top Of Biglaw: Another Firm Announces Massive Year-End And Special Bonuses – Above the Law

Above the Law spends a lot of time documenting all of the bonus moves in Biglaw. But what does bonus season really mean? We’ll leave the heartwarming tales to the Hallmark channel, but it is an opportunity for firms to show associates just how much they’re appreciated… which will hopefully convince associates to stay put in a red-hot lateral market.

So which firm is the latest to flex its financial muscle in the pursuit of talent retention?

Gibson Dunn — with its 1400+ attorneys and $2,160,542,000 in gross revenue last year — has announced their own set of bonus numbers. And, shocking exactly no one, it’s a match of the prevailing scale.

For those who may not have memorized them yet:

The full memo is available on the next page.

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Kathryn Rubino is a Senior Editor at Above the Law, host of The Jabot podcast, and co-host of Thinking Like A Lawyer. AtL tipsters are the best, so please connect with her. Feel free to email her with any tips, questions, or comments and follow her on Twitter (@Kathryn1).

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