$128,697
Avg. Salary
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$14,000

Bonus

$8,250

Profit Sharing

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The median Senior Attorney has a base pay of $128,697. Salaries generally range from $86k to $198k. The median bonus is $14,000. Skills that can affect salary include Legal Compliance.
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Salary $85,902 - $197,907
Bonus $2,000 - $47,500
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $81,094
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$88,479 - $217,732
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 71

Job Description for Senior Attorney

A great deal of legal work, including both civil and criminal litigation, is done with teams of lawyers. A senior attorney is the person who helps to manage such teams. He or she is normally a partner in a firm or a high-level specialist retained by one. The senior attorney typically directs the preparations of the team in representing a client. The senior attorney also represents the team when meeting with the legal representatives from the adversarial side of a case. Should the case be argued in court, typically the senior attorney takes the lead in presenting his or her team's information and arguments.

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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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Key Stats for Senior Attorney

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 8%