Clerkship Bonus Movement?

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Clerkship Bonus Movement?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Aug 21, 2018 4:59 pm

Does anyone have information on firms that have privately matched or increased federal appellate clerkship bonuses in response to Quinn Emmanuel going to $105k? Firms that I know of that are publicly offering in the $100k range are:
Hueston Hennigan ($105k)
Eimer Stahl ($100k)
Fish & Richardson ($100k)
Susman Godfrey (“at least” $80k + $25k signing bonus)

I’m wondering about similar litigation centric firms (e.g., Gibson Dunn, Boies Schiller, Bartlit Beck) and credible information on firms that publicize $50k going higher.

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Re: Clerkship Bonus Movement?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:40 pm

I've heard of many firms (not just boutiques) in NY/BOS giving closer to $70-75k for one clerkship, $80-$90k for two clerkships. While firms aren't publicizing it, it seems to be a common trend among larger firms.

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Re: Clerkship Bonus Movement?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:36 pm

http://www.top-law-schools.com/forums/v ... 4&t=285744

Old market is still market, but there is some room to negotiate -- e.g., a firm might match an offer, or at least raise their offer, if you have a competing offer. But YMMV.

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Re: Clerkship Bonus Movement?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 22, 2018 8:31 pm

Believe Durie Tangri is at $75k for fed. appellate.

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Re: Clerkship Bonus Movement?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 20, 2018 7:22 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I've heard of many firms (not just boutiques) in NY/BOS giving closer to $70-75k for one clerkship, $80-$90k for two clerkships. While firms aren't publicizing it, it seems to be a common trend among larger firms.


Can you name any of these firms?



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