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Tons Of Cravath Cash Comes To Top 50 Biglaw Firm

Biglaw firms have been matching new compensation schemes left and right since earlier this month, so associates at top firms that have been silent on salaries thus far are getting pretty antsy. Where’s the money, you mofos? Well, at one firm that literally goes by MoFo, the money has finally arrived.

We’ve now confirmed that Morrison & Foerster — a firm that brought in $1,264,600,000 gross revenue in 2022, putting it at No. 38 in the most recent Am Law 100 — has chosen to use the Cravath scale for its compensation increases, meaning these are the salaries associates at the firm will see, effective January 1, 2024:


Congratulations to everyone at MoFo!

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Staci ZaretskyStaci Zaretsky is a senior editor at Above the Law, where she’s worked since 2011. She’d love to hear from you, so please feel free to email her with any tips, questions, comments, or critiques. You can follow her on Twitter and Threads or connect with her on LinkedIn.

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