O'Melveny & Myers said Thursday it would increase its first-year associate salaries in Washington, D.C., to $145,000 -- and in turn threw down a challenge to D.C.-based firms, saying the market for talent had changed. Following that announcement, Hogan & Hartson almost immediately said it was matching the number. The latest raises come on the heels of a flurry of pay increases during the past few days in other key legal markets.
Washington Catches the Associate-Raise Fever
January 26, 2007
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