Depending on if you practice in a BigLaw firm or a boutique law firm or if you work in a large legal department for a Fortune 500 or are a solo general counsel at a startup, your compensation can vary widely. If you are an in-house counsel, your compensation can be impacted by your title, experience level, geography and organization size. As a law firm associate, you might be on the Cravath scale or you might find yourself in a differently structured system unique to your boutique or mid-size firm. No matter your role, understanding how you are paid in comparison to others in similar roles helps you advocate for yourself as you seek promotion or new legal career opportunities. Major, Lindsey & Africa’s legal recruiters and search consultants keep abreast of the latest market trends and legal salary fluctuations. We advise organizations on proper compensation, citing our research and experience working with similar organizations and roles.
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