Average Experienced Senior Attorney Salary in Houston, Texas

$138,575
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The average salary for an Experienced Senior Attorney in Houston, Texas is $138,575.
25%
$128k
25%
$139k
50%
$157k
75%
75%
MEDIAN $138,575
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Salary
$128k - $157k
Total Pay
$139k - $190k

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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.

Career Paths

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Senior Attorney
Attorney / Lawyer
General Counsel
Senior Counsel
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Senior Attorney Job Listings

Employees with Senior Attorney in their job title in Redmond, Washington earn an average of 43.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (15.5% more) and New York, New York (11.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (17.0% less), Atlanta, Georgia (8.1% less) and San Diego, California (6.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 6 survey responses.
Late Career
100.0%