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Douglas Wigdor

Wigdor LLP, a prominent New York plaintiffs-side employment firm that took on several high-profile cases in the wake of #MeToo, plans to reward its associates in 2018 with year-end bonuses ranging between $70,000 and $160,000.

The firm’s range for bonuses far surpasses the market level that Cravath, Swaine & Moore set for large defense firms. In November, Cravath announced it would pay its associates year-end bonuses ranging from $15,000 to $100,000— a scale that was then matched by several other top-end firms, including Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison; Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy; Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson; and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.

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Scott Flaherty

Scott Flaherty, based in New York, covers the business of law with a focus on legal ethics, lawyer misconduct, conflicts-of-interest and litigation involving law firms. He can be reached at [email protected] On Twitter: @sflaherty18

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