Highest-Paid In-House Lawyers Are In Securities, Health Care

Law360, Los Angeles (June 24, 2013, 8:16 PM EDT) -- Securities, health care and intellectual property attorneys are the best-paid in-house lawyers, but attorneys at law firms generally earn significantly higher salaries, according to a report released Monday by Major Lindsey & Africa and General Counsel Metrics LLC.

“In-house lawyers aren't as highly compensated as lawyers at firms are — even a junior partner would be in the $300,000 range for a base salary, whereas general counsel are compensated at a much higher level,” Bob Graff, vice president of global business development for MLA, told Law360...
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