The Supreme Court law clerk hiring season has begun. It is a pricey mating dance in which hiring bonuses for the much-prized clerks have escalated rapidly, reaching $250,000 last year — only five years after bonuses first broke the $100,000 barrier. But that was before the economy tanked, bringing down law firms along with everyone else.
Supreme Court clerks get less buck for their bang
The National Law Journal
June 15, 2009
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