Allstate Joins In-House Furor Over Biglaw Associate Raises

Biglaw associate raises are causing some consternation in the in-house world:

“Bank of America’s top lawyer isn’t the only in-house attorney expressing displeasure with associate salary raises. Other general counsel are sending letters to their outside law firms warning them of the potential pitfalls of joining the pay-hike bandwagon. Allstate Corp.’s general counsel, Susan Lees, dashed off a note Tuesday to an undisclosed number of law firm lawyers challenging the logic of paying first-year associates $180,000.”

Read: Allstate Joins In-House Furor Over Associate Raises at the WSJ Law Blog

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