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!!






 

RELEVANT JOBS

Immigration Attorney

USA-VA-Alexandria

Full-time Contract Attorney for Hispanic Non-profit Organization in Alexandria, Virginia. Immigratio...

Apply now

Legal Secretary - Corporate / Transactional

USA-CA-San Luis Obispo

Thriving law practice with offices in San Luis Obispo and Paso Robles seeks a full-time legal secret...

Apply now

Attorney

USA-AZ-Scottsdale

Full Job Description The ideal candidate will possess the following: 1-5 years of litigation e...

Apply now

Legal Assistant / Paralegal

USA-FL-Miami

Zarco Einhorn Salkowski & Brito, P.A. Franchise/Complex Commercial Litigation AV Rated Law Firm is ...

Apply now

BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Mid-level Corporate Associate Attorney

USA-MA-Boston

Boston office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks mid-level corporate associate attor...

Apply Now

Workers Compensation Defense Attorney

USA-CA-San Francisco

San Francisco office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks workers compensation defense...

Apply Now

Workers Compensation Defense Attorney-Subrogation

USA-CA-Oakland

Oakland office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks workers compensation defense attor...

Apply Now

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top