Managing Partner, Law Firm Salary

The average salary for a Managing Partner, Law Firm is $139,269 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$73,974 - $395,944
MEDIAN: $139,268

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$74,160 - $545,758  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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Job Description for Managing Partner, Law Firm

A managing partner for a law firm manages the operations of a law firm and delegates responsibilities to employees within the firm, including attorneys, secretaries, firm executives, and paralegals. They direct the day-to-day business affairs of a law firm, with their scope and reporting relationships varying depending on the size of the firm. Managing partners usual serve as the chief executive officer and develop strategies and goals for the long-term growth for the law firm.


Managing Partner, Law Firm Tasks

  • Oversee legal staff operations, business planning and budget development.
  • Plan and direct the legal services of a law firm.
  • Ensure services are in compliance with professional standards, state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Directs the legal staff in effective and efficient use of resources while servicing the client.

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Experience Affects Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

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Years of Experience

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20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 13%