How much does a Managing Attorney make in the United States? The average Managing Attorney salary in the United States is $185,790 as of November 29, 2021, but the range typically falls between $159,104 and $211,858. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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25% $159,104 10% $134,808 90% $235,591 75% $211,858 $185,790 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Managing Attorney

Managing Attorney oversees the activities and work-products of attorneys and support staff. Provides leadership and participates in the most complex legal actions. Being a Managing Attorney directs law office operations, case assignments, and staffing. Monitors case status, timelines and issues. Additionally, Managing Attorney 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. The Managing Attorney 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. To be a Managing Attorney 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 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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