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Simpson Thacher Salary Bombshell Reverberates in New Jersey

New Jersey Law Journal

February 12, 2007

Salaries for first years were jolted when New York's Simpson Thacher & Bartlett raised first year pay to $160,000. Max Crane stated in this article that "the firm [Sills Cummis] is sensitive to the New York market but has decided not to go directly up against it." Crane stated that first year associates at Sills Cummis would be hiked to $125,000 from $115,000.