Morris Nichols Raises Associate Starting Salary

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Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP is pleased to announce that we have significantly increased the salaries for all associates and special counsel, including increasing the starting salary for first-year associates to $210,000.

These increases reflect the firm’s continuing commitment to attracting and retaining top-tier attorneys to sustain our position as a leading Delaware law firm.

“Our ability to attract and retain top-notch associates and special counsel is the cornerstone of our Firm’s continued success,” said Bill Lafferty, chair of Morris Nichols’ executive committee. “Delaware is a remarkable place to practice law, with the best courts and judges in the country and headline-grabbing cases of national significance. By prioritizing attorney recruiting and development, we aim to remain competitive for the best legal talent in the country.”

Morris Nichols has consistently ranked among Vault Law’s leading mid-sized firms and Mid-Atlantic firms. With a client-centric and collaborative culture, Morris Nichols lawyers work on cutting-edge assignments for prominent companies and alongside many of the most prestigious law firms. Our distinctive structure, including our partner-to-associate ratio and the sophisticated legal matters we handle, offer unparalleled opportunities for professional development. New attorneys quickly discover that our emphasis on associate responsibility propels their career advancement at a faster pace compared to peers at other firms.

Explore career opportunities to join Morris Nichols’ dynamic team.

About Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP

Recognized as a leading Delaware law firm, Morris Nichols handles bet-the-company, high-stakes matters in the four key areas of corporate litigation, alternative entities and corporate counseling, bankruptcy and restructuring, and intellectual property litigation. The firm is regularly involved as lead counsel or co-counsel in matters of national and international significance, as well as those affecting its immediate community.

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