How much does a Senior Managing Attorney make in the United States? The average Senior Managing Attorney salary in the United States is $213,176 as of February 27, 2023, but the range typically falls between $188,934 and $239,013. 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. 

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25% $188,934 10% $166,863 90% $262,537 75% $239,013 $213,176 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Senior Managing Attorney

Senior 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 Senior Managing Attorney directs law office operations, case assignments, and staffing. Monitors case status, timelines and issues. Additionally, Senior 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 Senior Managing Attorney 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. To be a Senior Managing Attorney typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. (Copyright 2023 View full job description

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