Home Criminal Defense New Litigation Boutique Shows It Can Throw Bonuses Around Like Biglaw –...

New Litigation Boutique Shows It Can Throw Bonuses Around Like Biglaw – Above the Law


It’s become expected that the biggest of Biglaw firms will, despite the uncertain economic waters ahead, match the prevailing market rate of year-end bonuses for associates. After all, the hours associates bill are the product firms are selling, and staying at the top of the market is the way to ensure your firm has access to the best and the brightest. But the big bonuses being tossed about the industry are for more than just Biglaw.

Yesterday litigation boutique Glenn Agre Bergman & Fuentes — founded last year — announced their associate bonuses. And whaddya know? They’re matching the market bonuses set by Baker McKenzie last month.

Screen Shot 2022-12-06 at 9.08.21 AM

Those are some very nice bonuses headed associates’ way. Plus, “Associates are also eligible to receive a premium above these year-end bonus amounts based on their extraordinary dedication and/or performance.”

You can read the full memo on the next page.

Remember everyone, we depend on your tips to stay on top of important bonus updates, so when your firm matches, please text us (646-820-8477) or email us (subject line: “[Firm Name] Matches”). Please include the memo if available. You can take a photo of the memo and send it via text or email if you don’t want to forward the original PDF or Word file.

And if you’d like to sign up for ATL’s Bonus Alerts (which is the alert list we also use for salary announcements), please scroll down and enter your email address in the box below this post. If you previously signed up for the bonus alerts, you don’t need to do anything. You’ll receive an email notification within minutes of each bonus announcement that we publish. Thanks for all of your help!

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).

Bonus Time

Enter your email address to sign up for ATL’s Bonus & Salary Increase Alerts.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here