Ed. note: Welcome to our daily feature, Trivia Question of the Day!
Allen & Overy and Shearman & Sterling recently announced their plans to merge. What will the combined firm’s compensation system for partners look like?
Hint: While Shearman partners reportedly earn on an “eat-what-you-kill” model, A&O operates on a modified lockstep system that the firm adopted just a few years ago.
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