Bryan Cave

  • Associate Salaries

    Happy Friday to Our Friends at Bryan Cave: They’re Getting a Raise Today

    Things haven’t been easy for Bryan Cave and its associates during this recession. But today is a good day. There is no need for an A.K. Last night, we received word from tipsters that BC associates across most of the firm’s offices will be told that they are getting a raise: Bryan Cave announced to […]

    19 Comments / / Jun 18, 2010 at 10:03 AM
  • Deferral Stipend, Start Dates

    Incoming Bryan Cave Associates: Welcome to 2012.

    Do you remember the scene in the Amityville Horror House movie where the toilet says to the family, “Get out”? That seems to be what firms are telling incoming associates when they defer first-years until 2012. Today, we’ve got another firm that has decided to put some of its incoming associates on the long march […]

    36 Comments / / Jun 2, 2010 at 4:37 PM
  • Career Alternatives, Job Searches

    Career Alternatives: Internship Market Maker

    Every now and then, we like to offer our readers some career alternatives — things you can do with your law degree and legal training that don’t involve, say, working in a large law firm or as a contract lawyer. We’ve profiled a wide range of individuals, from lawyers who have left the law for […]

    14 Comments / / May 21, 2010 at 3:52 PM
  • Biglaw, Partner Issues, Weirdness

    An Exorcism at Bryan Cave?

    Last month, Midwestern firm Polsinelli Shughart raided Bryan Cave. Approximately 22 attorneys from Bryan Cave’s Phoenix, D.C., and Chicago offices spread their wings and flew over to Polsinelli. The Phoenix flock was the largest, consisting of 12 partners and associates. When a big group of attorneys leave, it sometimes spooks those left behind. We hear […]

    32 Comments / / Apr 16, 2010 at 10:06 AM