Average Managing Attorney Salary

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The average salary for a Managing Attorney is $115,269.
MEDIAN $115,269
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$68k - $210k
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$2k - $101k
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$70k - $256k

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Job Description for Managing Attorney

Managing Attorney Tasks
  • 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.
  • Advise clients in business transactions, claim liability, advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits or legal rights and obligations.

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Popular Skills for Managing Attorney

Skills in Litigation Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Strategic Planning, Case Management, Legal Compliance and Team Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Managing Attorney

An early career Managing Attorney with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $81,299 based on 35 salaries. A mid-career Managing Attorney with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,016 based on 72 salaries. An experienced Managing Attorney with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $120,638 based on 106 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $150,061.
Employees with Managing Attorney in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 28.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (25.4% more) and Los Angeles, California (23.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Washington, District of Columbia (19.8% less), Boston, Massachusetts (17.6% less) and Chicago, Illinois (14.0% less).

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