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Almost a year ago myself and another associate let our firm leadership know our associate pay wasn’t up to our market as our main firm is based in another state. The issue was not really addressed but we were given a very small amount of money to show that we were heard. Brought this up a few months ago again without any resolution. Fast forward to recently, learned that another associate in our main office brought this issue up as to herself and was adequately compensated in response. Advice?

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Of course she was. Why would you negotiate your salary with a buddy?

I didn’t. The associate that was compensated was a different associate from another office.

It may be for any reason. Did you bring in the firm at least 3x your pay? Do you have any special skills like 1st chair, bad faith?

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