Husch Blackwell Increases Starting Associate Salaries

After a comprehensive review of salaries firm wide, Husch Blackwell LLP says it will raise starting associates’ salaries effective Sept. 1. The raise applies to associates in eight cities, including Chattanooga, where the new rate will be $95,000. In addition to starting salary increases, existing associate compensation is being evaluated. The firm rolled back starting salaries in 2009 in four markets and froze levels at other offices in response to recessionary pressures.  The Chattanoogan reports