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“We’ve all been living in an out-of-focus world for the last two years, but one thing that is spectacularly clear is that the legal profession is more dynamic than ever. From the Great Resignation to the Great Compensation, the events that have unfolded during this unprecedented time in history have driven compensation into outer space with a straight shot to the Sun. While a pragmatic mind would surmise that this trajectory could not possibly continue…Think again. There doesn’t seem to be an end in sight. For those seeking greener pastures, this is excellent news indeed. For employers, it requires a prescription for Excedrin. So what are the current compensation trends? And what are the numbers right now…this minute…this second?