The U.S. firms announcing they will raise associate salaries July 1 are mostly Am Law 100 firms, but some boutiques and trial firms have been quick to match the higher salary scale, considering they play in the same associate talent pool.

The boutiques largely have followed the salary scale set by Davis, Polk & Wardwell last week—enriching one set by Milbank—but the configuration of the new salary scale at Austin-based Reid Collins & Tsai differs, because of how the firm’s salary payments are structured.