Managing Attorney Salary
|Salary||$72,235 - $204,498|
|Bonus||$1,021 - $73,404|
|Profit Sharing||$0.00 - $51,064|
|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).)
|$74,355 - $261,763|
Job Description for Managing Attorney
Managing attorneys are the backbone of any law firm and oversee all office operations. Their basic duty is to coordinate and operate the firm as a business while maintaining and promoting relationships with clients and associates. They are also responsible for budgeting expenses and advising fellow associates, clients, and firm volunteers. Other responsibilities include recruiting, training, mentoring, hiring, case review/assignment, and creating an efficient, well-structured team, all while ensuring the firm is in full compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations. The managing attorney may still carry their own case load, but their primary focus is that of a manager which acts as the firm’s representative.Read More...
A managing attorney must have strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as exceptional mathematical skills to efficiently manage the legal firm and increase its profits. They must have strong leadership skills and the ability to motivate, persuade, and influence others. They must also have excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to delegate and prioritize duties with a strong attention to detail.
Managing attorneys must be neat, organized, professional, and driven to succeed. They must have a strong work ethic with an inherent understanding of their ethical duties. These attorneys generally have a four-year Bachelor's degree, as well as a degree from an accredited law school and at least ten years of experience as a practicing attorney. A background in business is highly recommended. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Managing Attorney Tasks
- Direct legal staff operations, business planning and budget development
- Oversee the legal affairs of a company/division
- Manage outside counsel
- Advise company's management on legal issues
- Analyze and interpret laws, rulings and regulations with probable case outcomes for individuals and businesses
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Pay by Experience Level for Managing Attorney
Pay by Experience for a Managing Attorney has a positive trend. An entry-level Managing Attorney with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 21 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Managing Attorney with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $115,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Managing Attorney which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $141,000 based on 65 salaries. A Managing Attorney with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $154,000 based on 25 salaries.
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