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

The average salary for a Senior Attorney / Lawyer (Corporate, in-house) is $138,622 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
$95,166 - $195,468
MEDIAN: $138,622

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$95,166 - $195,468  
$2,002 - $42,712  
Profit Sharing
$2,424 - $15,456  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
$97,801 - $231,573  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 200
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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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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.


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Years of Experience

1-4 years
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10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 7%