Senior Managing Attorney Salary in the United States

How much does a Senior Managing Attorney make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Senior Managing Attorney in the United States is $101 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $88 and $113. Hourly rate 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Oversees the activities and work-products of attorneys and support staff. Provides leadership and participates in the most complex legal actions. Directs law office operations, case assignments, and staffing. Monitors case status, timelines and issues. Manages budgets and spending for external counsel. Mentors and coaches attorneys and implements staff professional development programs. Requires a JD. Requires admittance to a State Bar. Typically reports to a top legal executive or the general counsel. Typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. Typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)

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    Managing Attorney

    5 + years experience
    JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent

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    Senior Managing Attorney


    JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent

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    Assistant General Counsel


    JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent

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