As nice as it is to read about attorneys getting raises and bonuses around the holidays, it sucks to see non-attorneys missing out on the fun. Thankfully, Susman Godfrey meted out bumps in pay to all of its employees, JD’d or not! That’s the least you could expect from a firm that makes Cravath’s bonuses look like insults to injury. Here’s a breakdown of how much the attorneys are getting:
And for everyone else, “the firm is also providing special bonuses on top of its annual traditional bonuses to every single one of its 270 employees, including its 131 non-attorney employees.”
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