Starting Attorney Salaries Top $200,000

There has been a very substantial jump in salaries for many new lawyers, fresh out of law school. The starting salaries average over $200,000 for new lawyers at many law firms. Summer associates (law school students working a summer job at a law firm) are now making $3,550/week (equivalent to an annual salary or around $185,000). For more details on these eye-popping salaries and percentage increases, please see this article.