Senior Trial Attorney Salary (United States)

A Senior Trial Attorney earns an average salary of $120,888 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Senior Trial Attorney Total Pay (?
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$77,403 - $206,014
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National Salary Data

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$77,403 - $206,014  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $40,547  
Profit Sharing
$3,500 - $27,500  
Total Pay (?
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$84,878 - $239,393  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 156
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Job Description for Senior Trial Attorney

  • 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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New York
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National Average
$129,000
Los Angeles
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Experience Affects Senior Trial Attorney Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$129,000
Experienced
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Mid-Career
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Gender

Female
27%
female alumni
 
Male
73%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
56%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 20%
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