Bonus season has kicked into high gear!
D.C.-based litigation boutique Wilkinson Stekloff announced that associates are getting bonuses that blow away the prevailing Biglaw scale. In reality, it isn’t a surprise — the firm has proven in the past it has what it takes to beat Biglaw compensation. While the overall bonus number is down from last year’s bonuses (which topped Biglaw bonus numbers inclusive of the “special bonuses” that were all the rage last year in Biglaw but are nowhere to be seen in 2022), this year’s bonuses are 150% above market bonuses for every class year. That’s a pretty great way to show associates how much you appreciate their hard work.
The bonus scale at the firm:
Bonuses will be paid on December 15th. You can read the full memo on the next page.
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