Most of the news coming out of Big Law when it comes to salaries and staffing tends to flow one way: More money and jobs (for now) for attorneys, fewer jobs and little talk of additional compensation for business professionals. 

This is not one of those stories. Katten Muchin Rosenman decided to up its business professionals’ salaries by 2.5% across the board, in addition to the annual end-of-year increase it gave its business professionals late last year and independent of merit-based compensation and annual increase that will come at the end of 2021.