I could see things going there. But the market has just been so high in the last six to 18 months, that most candidates are asking for the moon. They may not get it, but they’re asking for an awful lot. But if we go into recession, I think it’ll level the playing field a little bit more, and employers will have a little bit more leverage than they do right now.
— Robert Graff, partner on Major, Lindsey & Africa’s in-house counsel recruiting team and co-managing partner of the firm’s Atlanta office, commenting on the possibility of associate salaries dropping based on whether they’re working in an office or in a fully remote environment.
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