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This is FindLaw's Law Firm Management Center's collection of free articles on Compensation. Issues involving base salary, bonus, discretionary payment, contingent payments, and other types of compensation are an integral part of running a law practice. Learn about the different ways to structure compensation. Start your research with FindLaw.

Compensation Articles

  • Tax Rules of Employee Gifts and Company Parties

    Businesses considering a small gift for employees a turkey or ham or throwing a Christmas party should know if they are taxable. Because a “gift” is often considered by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to be compensation, it’s important to note the rules so that your employees are not responsible for paying taxes on their gifts.

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  • Compensation for the Attorney "Of Counsel" to Your Law Firm

    Assuming a lawyer is properly designated "Of Counsel," are there any restrictions on methods of compensating him or her?  See Findlaw's discussion on the subject.

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  • The Role of Benefits in Your Law Practice

    It's readily apparent to every law firm HR manager. The American workplace is changing. Downsizing and outsourcing have strained the once solid relationship between employers and employees, and created a more mobile, more fluid workforce.

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