On Sale: The $1,150-Per Hour Lawyer

April 10, 2013, The Wall Street Journal, Jennifer Smith.  Information from the Valeo Q1 Rate Report was used to place the hourly rate floor at $1,150 for top-tier Partners and highlight the new going rate of $500 / hour on average for Junior Associates at the top 50 Firms.  Additionally, the Valeo Rate Q1 Report pinpointed hourly rate increases by individual Attorneys; rates at all Positions for the top 50 Firms were up 5+% for Partners and Counsel and 10% for Associates.  Please visit our Store to purchase the Report.