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Biglaw Firm Says, ‘You’re Expecting A Bonus, But Please Accept This Hat Instead!’


As bonus fever sweeps the Am Law 100, one agency on the vaunted record — boasting $590,038,000 in 2019 income — has give you one other ingenious approach of honoring its associates for his or her contributions to the agency throughout these troubling occasions.

Associates obtained this electronic mail promising them a “token of our continued appreciation.” This is what place nearly each different agency would require us to repeat and paste in a particular bonus desk. Instead…

A “small gift to brighten your space”? What does that imply?

According to tipsters, not all that much:

Can’t make this up. Littler Mendelson despatched everybody baseball hats to rejoice laborious work throughout covid. 2/three of Am Law 100 giving out bonuses and littler out right here giving out hats. Well I obtained a hat however others getting crops?

Maybe that is like “there’s always money in the banana stand” and associates ought to attempt in search of a verify sewn into the hat. Or perhaps it’s a scavenger hunt! It couldn’t presumably be that an Am Law 100 agency noticed its friends giving out tens of hundreds in bonuses and determined to make good with a $10 hat and a succulent… proper?

Or perhaps that’s the Sorting Hat telling associates that their house is with one other agency.

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