Senior Trial Attorneys in the United States take home approximately $119K annually on average. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and around half collect dental insurance. Men make up the majority of Senior Trial Attorneys (64 percent) survey respondents. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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).
$81,497 - $232,822
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 121
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.