The average pay for a Sr. Staff Attorney is $81,763 per year.

$55,526 - $137,871
(Median)
$56K
$82K
$140K
MEDIAN: $81,762
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Salary
$55,526 - $137,871  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,121  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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).
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$56,028 - $153,860  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Sr. Staff Attorney

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Sr. Staff Attorney Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$85,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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