Average Senior Attorney Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for a Senior Attorney is $126,392

Base Salary
$76k - $200k
$4k - $47k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $65k
$8k - $30k
Total Pay
$81k - $243k
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What Do Senior Attorneys Do?

Senior 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.
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How do Senior Attorneys Rate Their Jobs?

3.8 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 65 responses, the job of Senior Attorney has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.83 out of 5. On average, Senior Attorneys are highly satisfied with their job.