Average Sports Lawyer Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for a Sports Lawyer is $98,575 in 2023

Base Salary
$52k - $217k
$0 - $4k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$49k - $215k
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What Do Sports Lawyers Do?

Sports Lawyer 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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FAQs About Sports Lawyers

What is the highest pay for Sports Lawyers?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Sports Lawyer is $217k / year

What is the lowest pay for Sports Lawyers?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Sports Lawyer is $52k / year

How can Sports Lawyers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Sports Lawyer is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Sports Lawyer that oversees more junior Sports Lawyers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.