Average Experienced Senior Attorney Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$115,000
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$10,000
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The average salary for an Experienced Senior Attorney in Chicago, Illinois is $115,000.
25%
$87k
25%
$115k
50%
$155k
75%
75%
MEDIAN $115,000
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Salary
$87k - $155k
Bonus
$3k - $17k
Total Pay
$87k - $170k

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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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Popular Skills for Senior Attorney

Employees with Senior Attorney in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 51.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (42.2% more) and Los Angeles, California (34.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 5 survey responses.
Mid Career
100.0%