||December 11, 2006 01:00 pm|
|To: All New York, Charlotte and Washington Associates, Senior Attorneys, Special Counsel and Counsel
cc: Partners DC, Partners NC, Partners NY
From: Robert O. Link, Jr., on behalf of the Management Committee
We are pleased to announce that the Firm will award year-end bonuses to associates in recognition of your hard work, dedication and overall contributions to the Firm and for your important role in helping us achieve our clients goals. Bonuses are expected to be paid on January 19, 2007 to associates who are in good standing and actively employed on the date the bonuses are paid. Associate bonuses are as follows:
Class of 2006: $30,000, prorated
Class of 2005: $35,000
Class of 2004: $40,000
Class of 2003: $45,000
Class of 2002: $50,000
Class of 2001: $55,000
Class of 2000: $60,000
Class of 1999 and prior: $65,000
Senior Attorneys, Special Counsel and Counsel bonus awards will be determined on a case-by-case basis and will be communicated shortly.
We sincerely thank you for your contributions to the FirmÂs success. The Partners and I wish you a happy and healthy holiday season.