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

The average salary for a Senior Attorney / Lawyer (Corporate, in-house) is $140,712 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$100,307 - $202,053
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MEDIAN: $140,711
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$100,307 - $202,053  
   
Bonus
$1,474 - $43,409  
Profit Sharing
$9,826  
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$101,541 - $226,434  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 141
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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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Senior Attorney / Lawyer (Corporate, in-house) in Bedminster:
Pros: Smart clients, interesting issues (technologies, multiple country law problems to solve), excellent standards for legal work in department.
Cons: No chance for advancement if not willing to relocate; bureaucracy; too many levels; ready to manage a department not just do legal work.

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Experience Affects Senior Attorney / Lawyer (Corporate, in-house) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Late-Career
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National Average
$153,000

Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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