The average salary for an Associate Attorney at Lewis, Brisbois, Bisgaard & Smith Llp is $99,996.
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Job Description for Associate Attorney
Associate attorneys are lawyers who usually have a minimal amount of experience in the field. Many are just out of law school and developing their careers. Associate attorneys typically start out under the guidance of an experienced attorney, assisting with cases and writing reports. After gaining experience, associate attorneys can move up in the ranks of a law firm and start taking on their own clients, and acting as the lead attorney in cases. Associate attorneys essentially do the same job a…Read more
Associate Attorney Tasks
- Advise clients in business transactions, claim liability, 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.
- 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.
- Gather evidence to formulate defense or to initiate legal actions; evaluate findings and develop strategies and arguments for presentation of cases.
Popular Employer Salaries for Associate Attorney
The top respondents for the job title Associate Attorney are from the companies Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman,&Dicker Llp, Gordon & Rees, Llp and Wood, Smith, Henning and Berman. Reported salaries are highest at Jackson Lewis Llp where the average pay is $124,493. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Ogletree Deakins Law Firm and Gordon & Rees, Llp, earning around $121,237 and $115,039, respectively. Winne Banta Hetherington Basralian & Kahn pays the lowest at around $80,700. Steptoe & Johnson PLLC and Wood, Smith, Henning and Berman also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $88,567 and $91,563, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Associate Attorney
Litigation Case Management
Skills in Litigation Case Management and Complex Litigation Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Client Interaction and Legal Research.
Pay by Experience Level for Associate Attorney
An early career Associate Attorney with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $98,120 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Associate Attorney with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $103,209 based on 7 salaries.
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