While major law firms announce their bonus schedules, matches, and raises, another group of firms outside of Big Law is also paying their associates hefty sums for a strong year of work. 

A small group of boutique law firms have matched or exceeded the standard bonus scale set by Big Law elite, including but not exclusive to: litigation and white-collar defense firm Glenn Agre Bergman & Fuentes; insurance firm Cohen Ziffer Frenchman & McKenna; and New York litigation firm Holwell Shuster & Goldberg.