Home

This City Has the Highest Paid Lawyers in America
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

counting money

Summary: The Daily Caller reports that attorneys in Washington, D.C. on average make more than other attorneys in the United States. 

If you’re an attorney working in Washington, D.C., you’re on average paid more than lawyers working in other major cities. You’re also compensated way more than the national average.

  
What
Where


This is what The Daily Caller reports. The news organization states that D.C. lawyers on average made more than $160,000 in 2014. That is almost $15,000 more than what attorneys average in pay in New York City, and it is almost double the national average pay of attorneys. (See their chart below.)

Screenshot-2015-12-25-at-9.03.46-AM

Graphic courtesy of Daily Caller.

Although The Daily Caller’s data measures the salaries of all attorneys by cities, it did not break down lawyer pay based on the type of attorney, the industry in which one practices, or the size of one’s firm. Earlier this month, we published data about in-house attorneys and on average, New York had the highest paid general counsel. Those lawyers averaged a salary of $195, 013 per year.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




Some first year associates at big law firms can make the Washington D.C. average if they work at companies such as Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, but other first year associates earn a more modest start. For the complete list of Big Law salaries, check out our 2015 LawCrossing Survey.

Source: http://dailycaller.com/2015/12/25/it-pays-to-be-a-lawyer-in-dc-a-lot/





 

Interesting Legal Sites You May Like


BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Senior Corporate Associate Attorney

USA-MN-Minneapolis

Minneapolis office of an AmLaw firm seeks senior corporate associate attorney with preferably 7-9 ye...

Apply Now

White Collar Litigation and Investigations Associate Attorney

USA-MA-Boston

Boston office of an AmLaw firm seeks white collar litigation and investigations associate attorney w...

Apply Now

Litigation Associate Attorney

USA-OH-West Chester

West Chester office of our client seeks litigation associate attorney with 3-5 years of experience, ...

Apply Now

RELEVANT JOBS

BUSINESS LITIGATION Jr. ASSOCIATE

USA-CA-Fresno

Lang, Richert & Patch, a highly regarded AV-rated civil litigation law firm located in Fresno’...

Apply now

Attorney

USA-MD-North Bethesda

North Bethesda, Maryland commercial and consumer collections practices law firm has immediate openin...

Apply now

Legal Intern

USA-NY-New York City

Seeking law student to assist associates prepare discovery responses and demands.

Apply now

Personal Injury Paralegal - Part-Time or Contract - Flexible Hours

USA-CA-Burlingame

Siegwart German American Law has an immediate opening for a certified paralegal with 5 years mi...

Apply now

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top