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Which firm pays the most in New York City?

HR, New York

DEAR HR,


It may surprise you to learn that this is almost the most frequently asked question LawCrossing receives, HR. (To sate your curiosity, the most frequently-asked question comes from foreign law students asking, 'How do I get a job in the United States?' which LawCrossing supposes she really ought to answer. But not right now.)

Of course, the question of phattest cash doesn't always involve New York, but it is always a large U.S. city, and occasionally LawCrossing's correspondents even name firms: "Does Fleece & Flounder pay more than Snap, Crackle, and Popp?"
Fortunately, LawCrossing can answer the question of'who pays the most' very simply: Every large firm in the same city ultimately pays the same.

"What?" LawCrossing hears you protest. "That's not what I read!" Perhaps not, but having spoken with many large-firm lawyers in many cities-off the record, of course-LawCrossing can assure you that this is true, for one simple reason: they have to. Why? Because they are all competing for the same minuscule sterlingly- paper-credentialled law student gene pool. That's why,

when one major firm ups the ante, its neighbors immediately follow suit.

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