Energy Lawyers Well-Paid, Happy At Work: Survey

Law360, New York (August 11, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Energy lawyers at the 250 largest firms in the U.S. are better-paid and more satisfied with their jobs than many other business lawyers, a Law360 survey has found.

A total of 139 energy lawyers responded to the survey, 45% of whom reported earning more than $300,000 a year. Along with securities lawyers, also at 45%, no other practice area had as great a percentage of lawyers who reported earning that much.

Across the 11 practice areas included in the survey, an average of 32% of lawyers...
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