There’s nothing that’ll start your day off on the right foot quite like a big bonus announcement from your firm. That’s exactly what happened this morning at Debevoise & Plimpton, a firm that’s ranked at No. 34 on the latest Am Law 100, having brought home $1,329,262,000 gross revenue last year.
The firm is of course matching the prevailing market rate on bonuses this year. Peter Furci, the firm’s presiding partner, had this kind message to share with associates in Debevoise’s bonus memo:
This has been another year of extraordinary challenges. Once again, you have performed at levels of the highest excellence of client service, maintained our cultural values, supported each other and served the broader community with many hours of pro bono.
Here’s the bonus scale, in case you’ve forgotten what it looks like:
- Class of 2022: $15,000 (pro-rated)
- Class of 2021: $20,000
- Class of 2020: $30,000
- Class of 2019: $57,500
- Class of 2018: $75,000
- Class of 2017: $90,000
- Class of 2016: $105,000
- Class of 2015+: $115,000
Congratulations to everyone at Debevoise!
(Flip to the next page to see the full memo from Debevoise.)
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