Senior Attorney / Lawyer (Corporate, in-house) Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Senior Attorney / Lawyer (Corporate, in-house) is $137,131 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Senior Attorney / Lawyer (Corporate, in-house) Total Pay (?
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$87,485 - $193,431
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$87,485 - $193,431  
   
Bonus
$2,871 - $40,406  
Profit Sharing
$2,534 - $14,795  
Total Pay (?
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$91,345 - $225,684  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 257
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Job Description for Senior Attorney / Lawyer (Corporate, in-house)

  • 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

New York
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Chicago
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Miami
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Houston
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National Average
$149,000
Washington
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Experience Affects Senior Attorney / Lawyer (Corporate, in-house) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%
Late-Career
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National Average
$149,000
Mid-Career
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Gender

Female
45%
female alumni
 
Male
55%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 9%
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