Temporary Attorney Salary Chart

Last Updated: 5/02/07 Legend: Market Leader | Market Follower | Below Market

     New York-                     $41.80 FLAT/$35.82 + OT

    Philadelphia-                  $34.08 FLAT/$29.21 + OT

Washington D.C.-             $39.22 FLAT/$33.61 + OT

Law Firm     |    Agency    |     Location     |        Hours         |       Hourly Rate      |     Allowance

 

 

Willkie Farr                  Strategic                           New York                           Unknown                                 $40-44 +OT                                Unknown  

 

Willkie Farr                Hire Counsel                    New York                50 hrs./ strict breaks                $40 FLAT               Dinner after 7:30/Car

  

Willkie Farr                   Update                                    DC                               60 hr. minimum                        $40 + OT                                     $20 food

 

Fried  Frank                    Update                               New York                          M-F (10-8pm )                        $35 + OT                                       Unknown

                                                                                                                                             Sat or Sun (10-6pm)

 

Milberg Weiss              Yorkson                            New York                         40-60 hrs. flex                        $35 + OT                                       Unknown

 

Morrison Foerster       Unknown                     San Francisco                     Unknown                               $40 + OT                                       Unknown

 

Morrison Foerster        Unknown                      Los Angeles                   Unlimited Flex                        $50 + OT                             Lunch/Dinner     

 

Shook Hardy                    Kelly Services           Kansas City                M-F (8-5 or 9-6pm)                   $20-22 + OT                                None

 

Gibson Dunn                    Legal Source                         DC                                8:30-6:30 STRICT                   $30 FLAT                                 Nothing

 

Winston Strawn            Legal Source/AG                DC                                Unlimited Flex                         $30 + OT                 Group Meal/No Car

 

Winston Strawn             Landmark                 San Francisco             40-60 hrs. per week                   $40 + OT                                  Unknown

 

 Kirkland Ellis                Legal Source/AG              DC                                   Limited O.T.                                $29+ OT                                  Group Meal

 

Sullivan Cromwell      Legal Source/AG              DC                                     Strict 9-7                                       $30 + OT                                   None

 

Sullivan Cromwell     Strategic/De Novo     New York                     Strict hrs. no flex                       $35 + OT                             Dinner/Car

 

Weil  Gotshal                       Update                          New York                    Must work past 7pm                   $35 FLAT                            $7.50 Dinner

 

Huron Consulting         Unknown             Florida/Carolinas             Unknown                                       $20 + OT                                   None

 

Wright Robbinson         Bizport                        Richmond                          Unknown                                       $28 + OT                                  None

 

BDO Seidman                   Strategic                       New York                           Unknown                            $35 + OT (admitted)                 None

                                                                                                                                                                                                          $29-32 + OT (JD's)

                                                         Legal

Steptoe Johnson           Placements                Rockville, MD             40 hrs., limited O.T                     $35  + OT                                  Unknown

                         

 Howrey                         Caleb/Palmer/SC      Falls Church, VA     40-55 strict hrs. per week        $35 + OT                                   Unknown

                                              LP/Lex./Hudson                                                              (M-F, 8-8pm only)

 

Covington                        LP/Clutch                               DC                                       Unknown                                    $35 + OT                                  Unknown

 

O'Melveny Myers          Unknown                      Los Angeles                 50-70 hrs. per week                     $40 + OT                          Lunch/Dinner

 

Quinn Emmanuel         EP Dine                         New York                 flexible/work from home           $30 + OT                             Dinner/Car

 

"Anita" Project                 Update                           New York                           Set hours                                        $38/40 +OT                    Dinner/Car    

 

Latham & Watkins    Compliance                    New York                           Unknown                                     $35 + OT                   None/holiday OT

 

Boies Schiller                 EP Dine/SC                   New York                            Unknown                                     $30 FLAT          None/ $5 an hr.bonus

 

Skadden Arps               Lex./HireCounsel      New York                    Mandatory 72 hrs.                        $43 + OT                              Dinner/Car

 

Skadden Arps                  Hudson                                  DC                         open(7-10pm) 60 min. flex          $35 + OT                      $25 Dinner/Car   

 

Unknown                         Counsel on Call            Nashville                 frequent shut-downs                 $32.50 FLAT                        None

 

Unknown                         Special Counsel           Nashville                         Unknown                                      $35 FLAT                              None

 

Hunton Williams           De Novo                        New York                           Unknown                                    $50 + OT                               Unknown

 

DLA Piper                             Update                          New York                            Unknown                                   $40 FLAT                             Unknown

 

Cleary Gottlieb         Update/Hud./Lex.       New York            flex-  M-F(8-9pm)/S(8-6pm)       $35 + OT              $15 food/taxi (past 8)

 

Cleary Gottlieb          Update/Hud./Lex.            DC                                 talking prohibited                    $35 FLAT                              None

 

Jones Day                       Staffwise/Clutch               DC                                      Unlimited flex.                      $42 + OT                                Dinner/Car

 

Barrack Rodos               Unknown                     Philadelphia                     Unknown                                  $30-35 FLAT                          None

 

Schiffrin Barroway    Unknown                    Philadelphia                    Unknown                                   $25-28 FLAT                         None

 

Dechert                                 Unknown                    Philadelphia              Hours vary widely                    $30-35 + OT                           None

 

Pepper Hamilton      Various Agencies     Philadelphia                   Unknown                                    $28-38 + OT                           None

 

Morgan Lewis    Update/Hud./Staffwise  Philadelphia     frequent shut downs/firings      $28-32 + OT                    Dinner/Car

 

Greenberg Taurig        Unknown                     New York                           Unlimited                                    $35 + OT                                  None

 

Wilmer Hale                    Update                              Boston                                Minimal O.T .                            Unknown                           Unknown  

 

Ropes Gray                        Update                              Boston                                Minimal O.T.                             Unknown                           Unknown

 

Unknown                         Lumen Legal                Cleveland                     30/40 hrs. per week                   $21-24 + OT                           None

 

McCarter                             Update                              Newark                        9:00-5:30 variable O.T.             $25 + OT                                 None

 

Barasso                           Many Agencies              Westfield                    No O.T., mandatory lunch      $25 Flat                                 None

 

Quinn Emanuel           Lexolution                     New York                       Unknown                                          $40 Flat                           Dinner/Car

 

Quinn Emanuel           Direct Hire                     New York                         Unknown                                        $55 + OT                          Dinner/Car