Sr. Staff Attorney Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Sr. Staff Attorney is $96,969 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Sr. Staff Attorney Total Pay (?
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$61,221 - $135,704
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National Salary Data

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$61,221 - $135,704  
   
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$0.00 - $34,765  
Total Pay (?
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$61,529 - $145,390  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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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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National Average
$98,000
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
53%
female alumni
 
Male
47%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 9%
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