Category: In-House Compensation

A closer look at in-house counsel salaries from the 2018 Robert Half Legal Salary Guide

Robert Half’s 2018 salary guide is out, with a new methodology for presenting data on in-house counsel salaries. As always, it offers some great national perspective on in-house base compensation that will be of serious interest to anyone in-house, or who is looking to make the move. In this article, we take a closer look behind the 2018 numbers and also compare them with the 2017 edition of the guide.

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In-house counsel salaries: BarkerGilmore releases 2017 compensation report

Data about in-house counsel compensation ranges isn’t always easy to come by, which is why annual reports from Robert Half Legal and BarkerGilmore are so critical. In this article, we take a deeper dive into the metrics in the latter’s 2017 in-house counsel compensation report. The data should be of interest to both law firm associates looking to negotiate their way into an in-house position and current in-house lawyers thinking about making a lateral move.

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Tactics for negotiating a higher salary and compensation package when you go in-house

I never had much luck finding advice on how to negotiate my salary when I went in-house. This article presents best practices and tactics, along with a prepared script, for negotiating a higher compensation package after you’ve received an offer. It’s geared at lawyers, of course, but our hope is that professionals of all stripes will find it of interest.

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