Home

Houston Law Firm Announces Salary and Bonus Hike for First-Year Lawyers
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

In a bit of bonus and salary news recently released, the law firm of Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., or AZA, has announced via a press release that it has increased the salaries and guaranteed bonuses for first-year associates to $170,000. The firm is based in Houston, Texas. The new salary and bonus amount is much higher than most at other big law firms across the country and the world.

“We are small and lean, and we successfully go toe-to-toe with the biggest law firms in the country on a regular basis,” AZA founding partner John Zavitsanos said. “Like our bigger competitors, we’ve paid our first-year lawyers $160,000 until now. But we’re growing and doing more exciting work, and we want to attract even more top-level talent. We want law grads who are not interested in carrying someone else’s briefcase, but would rather stand up in court themselves.”

  
What
Where


A salary of $165,000 is now in effect for first-year lawyers, who receive an added $5,000 bonus. For the past couple of years, less and less law firms across the country have offered first-year lawyer salaries of $160,000. The new first-year lawyer salary from AZA creates some of the best buying power in the country, according to the National Association for Law Placement.

“We strive to get associates in front of a jury during their first year at the firm,” Zavitsanos said. “So far, every new lawyer we’ve hired has had a significant role in a jury case within 12 months of joining the firm.”

The firm has 25 lawyers so far, but it continues to grow. The firm’s specialties include intellectual property and complex commercial litigation cases. One of the firm’s major advantags is that it employs only trial-ready lawyers. The trial lawyers at AZA have experience in cases dealing with securities fraud, intellectual property, energy, business disputes and construction disputes.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!






 

BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Complex Litigation Attorney with 3-5 years of arbitration experience

USA-FL-Miami

Miami office of our client seeks complex litigation attorney with 3-5 years of law firm experience i...

Apply Now

Senior Business & Commercial Litigation Attorney

USA-CA-Irvine

Irvine office is seeking a business and commercial litigation attorney with 5+ years of experience. ...

Apply Now

Commercial Litigation Attorney with 1-3 years of experience

USA-TX-Dallas

Dallas office of our client seeks litigation attorney with 1-3 years of experience. The candidate wi...

Apply Now

Labor and Employment Attorney with 3-4 years of litigation experience

USA-CA-Los Angeles

Los Angeles office of our client seeks labor and employment attorney with 3-4 years of litigation ex...

Apply Now

RELEVANT JOBS

Legal Assistant- Bilingual

USA-NV-Las Vegas

Prestigious personal injury firm seeks superstar BILINGUAL legal assistant! Candidate MUST have...

Apply now

Paralegal

USA-AL-Montgomery

Overview The Southern Poverty Law Center is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking...

Apply now

Litigation Paralegal

USA-FL-Orlando

Litigation Paralegal The candidate will prepare records, review and prepare exhibits, analyze medica...

Apply now

Most Popular

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top