Major, Lindsey & Africa’s 2017 In-House Compensation Report includes data on over 2,000 in-house positions drawn from placements made by MLA in 2015 and 2016 as well as information collected through questionnaires submitted by in-house counsel.
The Report looks at base salary, cash bonus and total compensation for both General Counsel and non-General Counsel positions by a number of factors including:
• Company Revenue
• Practice Area
• JD Year
Key findings include:
• A strong increase in General Counsel total compensation from 2015 to 2016 with a marked difference in remuneration by gender.
• Female GCs saw slight decreases in total compensation between 2015 and 2016.
• The more highly regulated or specialized the industry, the higher the compensation.
• Greater company revenue generally means higher compensation for in-house counsel.
For a more detailed look at the report findings, download a copy of the complete report.