A Law Firm Partner earns an average salary of $165,902 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs. A skill in Litigation Case Management is associated with high pay for this job.
Law Firm Partner Total Pay (?
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$92,115 - $334,502
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$0$140K$280K$420K
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$92,115 - $334,502  
   
Bonus
$3,077 - $90,604  
Profit Sharing
$4,102 - $151,521  
Commission
$-0.50 - $244,679  
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$104,088 - $408,059  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 523
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Job Description for Law Firm Partner
  • 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.
  • Represent clients in court or before government agencies, present and summarize cases to judges and juries.
  • 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.
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Pay Difference By Location
Washington
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New York
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Phoenix
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Chicago
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San Diego
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National Average
$192,000
Dallas
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Experience Affects Law Firm Partner Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%
Experienced
up arrow 4%
National Average
$192,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Law Firm Partner Salaries

Litigation Case Management
up arrow 19%
National Average
$192,000
Complex Litigation Case Management
up arrow 1%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 124 votes.
Gender
Female
25%
female alumni
 
Male
75%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
28%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 24%
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