Average Late-Career Senior Attorney with Contract Negotiation Skills Salary

$171,022
Avg. Salary
$26,702
Bonus
$12,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Late-Career Senior Attorney with Contract Negotiation skills is $171,022.
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$114k
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$171k
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$200k
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MEDIAN $171,022
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Salary
$114k - $200k
Bonus
$5k - $99k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $12k
Total Pay
$116k - $260k

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Job Description for Senior Attorney

Senior Attorney Tasks
  • 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.
  • Analyze and interpret laws, rulings, and regulations with probable case outcomes for individuals and businesses.
  • 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.

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Senior Attorney
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Popular Skills for Senior Attorney

Skills that pay less than market rate include Complex Litigation Case Management, Legal Research, Negotiation, Legal Compliance and Litigation Case Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Attorney

An early career Senior Attorney with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $98,870 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Senior Attorney with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $118,934 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Senior Attorney with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $142,367 based on 65 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 105 survey responses.
Early Career
6.7%
Mid Career
31.4%
Experienced
61.9%