In-House Counsel Salaries Up 4.4% In 2018, Study Says

Law360 (May 23, 2019, 9:28 PM EDT) -- In-house counsel in the U.S. saw an average salary bump of 4.4% last year compared to 2017, contributing to "unprecedented rates of compensation satisfaction," according to a study released on Thursday.

Nearly six in 10 in-house attorneys said they felt their earnings were fair when compared with those of their peers, and fewer than four in 10 said they were looking for a new job, legal recruiting firm BarkerGilmore found in its 2019 In-House Counsel Compensation Report.

"For years, lawyers traded high cash compensation at a law firm for the lifestyle of an in-house lawyer," BarkerGilmore founding partner John Gilmore said...

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