Category: In-House Compensation

In-house corporate counsel compensation according to the 2019 Robert Half Legal Salary Guide

The 2019 Robert Half Legal Salary Guide is out! Here are our thoughts on base salary compensation for in-house corporate counsel as presented in the Guide, as well as a comparison of how the 2017 and 2018 numbers stacked up. Bottom line: it’s good to be a specialized, experienced attorney, as companies and law firms surveyed are willing to pay top dollar for top talent.

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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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