Memo from Jonathan Lowe to all DC associates, after the jump.
ALSTON & BIRD — WASHINGTON, DC — ASSOCIATE PAY RAISE MEMO
I am pleased to announce that the Partners Committee has approved salary increases for all associates in the Washington office, to become effective September 1, 2007, as set out below.
DC Class Year Current Scale New Scale
Stub Year $145,000 $160,000
1st year $145,000 $160,000
2nd year $155,000 $170,000
3rd year $170,000 $185,000
4th year $190,000 $210,000
5th year $210,000 $230,000
6th year $225,000 $250,000
7th year $240,000 $265,000
Alston & Bird is committed to providing excellent services to our clients. We recognize that in order to provide that service we must not only attract the best talent in each of our markets, we must also reward our associates for their substantial contributions. Thank you for all you do to advance our clients’ interests and to make our firm a great place to work.
This will apply to the new associates who will be joining us next week, and we will include this information in our communications to summer associates as well. If you have any questions, please feel free to call me or anyone on the Partners’ Committee.