Managing Attorney Salary in the United States

How much does a Managing Attorney make in the United States? The average Managing Attorney salary in the United States is $204,210 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $177,450 and $233,344. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Responsible for coordinating and supervising a group of lawyers. Participates in the most complex legal actions. Oversees all law office operations including case assignment, hiring, supervision and professional development of the law office staff, as well as budgeting. Requires a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school and may require admittance to a state bar. Typically reports to the top legal executive/general counsel. Manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes. (Copyright 2019

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    Attorney V

    10 + years experience
    JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent

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    Managing Attorney

    5 + years experience
    JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent

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    Associate General Counsel

    JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent

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