Elite Wall St. Lawyers Now Outperforming Investment Bankers

For years, top Wall St. investment bankers earned more money than elite lawyers working in Wall St. law firms. But that tide has shifted, with the lawyers now outperforming the bankers when it comes to compensation. The reason is twofold. First, lawyer salaries have increased, with top-notch attorneys often earning triple the amount they were a few years ago. Conversely, the salary of high-earning bankers has decreased due to recent banking scandals and problems.

Both groups of professionals have always worked hard under high amounts of stress, but it appears that the compensation tables have turned, at least for now. Please click here for an article describing this recent phenomenon in more detail.