Average Senior Attorney with Negotiation Skills Salary

$118,913
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$14,740
Bonus
$15,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Senior Attorney with Negotiation skills is $118,913.
10%
$75k
10%
$119k
50%
$202k
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MEDIAN $118,913
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Salary
$75k - $202k
Bonus
$1k - $49k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $15k
Total Pay
$78k - $267k

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Job Description for Senior Attorney

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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Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Senior Attorney

Skills in Litigation Case Management, Contract Negotiation, Legal Compliance and Complex Litigation Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Legal Research.

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 $91,500 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Senior Attorney with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $96,210 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Senior Attorney with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $150,205 based on 30 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $134,500.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 67 survey responses.
Early Career
7.5%
Mid Career
19.4%
Experienced
44.8%
Late Career
28.4%