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Sr. Staff Attorney Salary

The average pay for a Sr. Staff Attorney is $96,442 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
$60,835 - $134,589
(Median)
$61K
$96K
$130K
MEDIAN: $96,442
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$60,835 - $134,589  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $34,521  
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$61,221 - $146,044  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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Job Description for Sr. Staff 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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Experience Affects Sr. Staff Attorney Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
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National Average
$98,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 7%