Securities Lawyers Well-Paid But Less Happy: Survey

Law360, New York (July 11, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Securities lawyers at the 250 largest law firms in the U.S. are paid better than most of their peers but are among the least satisfied with their jobs, a Law360 survey has found.

A total of 304 securities lawyers responded to the survey, and 45% of them reported earning more than $300,000 a year. That rate was well above the 32% of attorneys who said they earned that much across the 11 practice areas surveyed. No other practice area apart from energy attorneys, 45% of whom...
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