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Under Pressure, Akin Gump Gives First-Year Associates a Bonus

By on February 16, 2018 in Law Firm Management

When Akin Gump first-year associates found out they wouldn’t be getting bonuses about two months ago, they weren’t happy. But now  the firm has responded to pressure by announcing prorated bonuses to their first-years, according to Above the Law.

“Just goes to show, if you’re unhappy about something at your firm, perhaps some pointed criticism is the way to go,” suggests Kathryn Rubino, an editor at Above the Law.

An earlier article pointed out that Akin Gump grosses $980 million a year, with profits per partner of $2,100,000.

Read the Above the Law article.