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Biglaw Firm Does Away With Its Coronavirus Crisis Compensation Cuts


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Another day, one other Biglaw agency that’s determined to get rid of its COVID-19 austerity measures. This time, a agency that earlier admitted that it maybe overreacted to the coronavirus disaster is making a transfer. Which one may or not it’s?

It’s Loeb & Loeb. Back in April, the agency announced some salary cuts as a solution to keep away from layoffs. Partners took the toughest hit, with attracts slashed by 20 %. Income companions, senior counsel, of counsel, associates, and senior employees had their salaries reduce by 15 % and paralegals and different employees noticed 10 % cuts. Then, efficient September 1, the agency partially rolled back these compensation cuts by 60 % for earnings companions, senior counsel, of counsel, associates, paralegals, and employees, whereas the reductions for month-to-month capital associate attracts remained in place. Now, all of that’s altering.

As reported by Bloomberg Law, the agency will probably be utterly eliminating its ongoing wage cuts. Chair Kenneth Florin introduced through electronic mail that Loeb & Loeb “continues to outperform our initial financial projections for the pandemic,” so all compensation cuts will probably be eradicated and associate attracts restored, retroactive to October 1.

Congratulations to everybody on the agency on the thrilling information.

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Staci ZaretskyStaci Zaretsky is a senior editor at Above the Law, what place she’s labored since 2011. She’d love to listen to from you, so please be at liberty to email her with any ideas, questions, feedback, or critiques. You can comply with her on Twitter or join together with her on LinkedIn.


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