Associate Attorney / Lawyer (Corporate, in-house) Salary

The average pay for an Associate Attorney / Lawyer (Corporate, in-house) is $78,184 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$59,998 - $120,000
$60K
$78K
$120K
MEDIAN: $77,936
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$0$150K
Salary $59,998 - $120,000
Bonus $685 - $15,319
Profit Sharing $10,000
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$59,180 - $150,285
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 39

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Job Description for Associate Attorney / Lawyer (Corporate, in-house)

An associate in-house corporate attorney works with a specific company to see to all of its legal needs, including guiding clients in business transactions, claim liability, and on the advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits or legal rights and obligations. Associate in-house attorneys/lawyers analyze and interpret laws, rulings, and regulations with probable case outcomes for their business and gather evidence to formulate a defense for the company or initiate legal actions against an outside defendant. The corporate attorney evaluates legal findings and develops strategies and arguments to present the company's side of the case. The job involves representing clients in court and before government agencies, and presenting and summarizing cases to judges and juries at trial. Associate attorneys/lawyers are responsible for participating in the juror selection process, for arguing motions, meeting with judges, and questioning or cross-examining witnesses in the course of a trial. Associate attorneys/lawyers should be prepared to meet with other lawyers in the interest of obtaining a favorable settlement outside of court.

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Associate Attorney / Lawyer (Corporate, in-house) Tasks

  • Advise clients in business transactions, claim liablility, advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits or legal rights and obligations.
  • Select jurors, argue motions, meet with judges and question witnesses during the course of a trial.
  • Represent clients in court or before government agencies, present and summarize cases to judges and juries.
  • Gather evidence to formulate defense or to initiate legal actions; evaluate findings and develop strategies and arguments for presentation of cases.
  • Analyze and interpret laws, rulings and regulations with probable case outcomes for individuals and businesses.

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Key Stats for Associate Attorney / Lawyer (Corporate, in-house)

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Associate Attorney / Lawyer (Corporate, in-house) Salaries

Entry-Level
▲2%

National Average
$82,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
2%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 9%
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