Average Corporate Lawyer Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for a Corporate Lawyer is $116,228

Base Salary
$71k - $208k
$988 - $51k
Profit Sharing
$98 - $126k
Total Pay
$72k - $275k
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What Do Corporate Lawyers Do?

Corporate Lawyer 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.
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How do Corporate Lawyers Rate Their Jobs?

4.6 out of 5
Extremely Satisfied
Based on 14 responses, the job of Corporate Lawyer has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.57 out of 5. On average, Corporate Lawyers are extremely satisfied with their job.