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Corporate Attorney Salary
in Houston, Texas

$155,642 (USD)

Average Salary

$75/hr

Average Hourly

$10,272

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Corporate Attorney is $155,642 a year and $75 an hour in Houston, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Corporate Attorney is between $107,353 and $194,122. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Corporate Attorney. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Houston, Texas.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Advises, consults, litigates and performs trial work, and carries out the legal processes necessary to effect the rights, privileges, and obligations of the organization.
  • Studies Constitution, statues, decisions, and ordinances of quasi-judicial bodies.
  • Gathers evidence and information for management decision making.
  • Prepares and reviews various legal instruments and documents, such as contracts, leases, licenses, purchases, sales, real estate, etc.
  • Examines legal data to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting lawsuit.
  • Examines material, such as advertisements, publications, etc., for legal implications, advising officials of proposed legislation that might affect the organization.
  • Applies for copyrights or registration of the organization's products, processes, devices, and trademarks, advising whether to initiate or defend law suits.
  • Conducts pretrial preparations and defends the organization in lawsuits.
  • Advises officials on tax matters, government regulations, and/or legal rights.
  • Represents the company before quasi-judicial or administrative agencies of the government.
  • Requires completion of law school with an LLB degree or JD degree and admission to the bar.
Corporate Attorney Job Prevalence in Houston, Texas, United States

Job family: Lawyers

Job family population: 628,370

Estimated population of Corporate Attorney jobs: 44,947

Rate of error: 0.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$180,432
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Houston ( (listen) HEW-stən) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas, fourth most populous city in the United States, as well as the sixth most populous in North America, with an estimated 2018 population of 2,325,502. Located in Southeast Texas near Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, it is the seat of Harris County and the principal city of the Greater Houston metropolitan area, which is the fifth most populous metropolitan statistical area in the United States and the second most populous in Texas after the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, with a population of 6,997,384 in 2018.Comprising a total area...

Corporate Attorney Job Listings for Houston, Texas

Associate Attorney (Litigation)
Jun 11
Houston, TX, USA
The Lane Law Firm
An advocate who is energized when facing well-funded and aggressive corporate lawyers. A counselor who believes in defending Texans against hostile national enterprises. This position is challenging ...
Associate Attorney (Corporate Bankruptcy)
Jun 11
Houston, TX, USA
The Lane Law Firm
Focus on Attorney-level work, not administrative tasks Our firm values teamwork. Most cases are assigned an attorney, paralegal, a case manager, & legal assistant. These non-attorney team members ...
Associate Attorney
Jun 27
Houston, TX, USA
Cersonsky, Rosen & Garcia, P.C.
C. is looking for an associate attorney to join its Houston-based boutique commercial and business ... The firm represents individuals, government and corporate entities, and international companies in ...
HOA Attorney
Jun 3
Houston, TX, USA
Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler Hailey PC
Licensed attorney Summary of Position : This Associate Attorney will practice in the Community ... corporate matters and real estate transactions.
Associate General Counsel
May 8
Houston, TX, USA
Cardtronics
Experience: * 10+ years as an attorney with: * Any previous firm experience should include AmLaw 100 firm experience; * A current in-house corporate position, with a strong preference given to ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Corporate Attorney is $155,642 a year and $75 an hour in Houston, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Corporate Attorney is between $107,353 and $194,122. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Corporate Attorney. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Houston, Texas.

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Corporate Attorney Job Listings for Houston, Texas

Associate Attorney (Litigation)
Jun 11
Houston, TX, USA
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An advocate who is energized when facing well-funded and aggressive corporate lawyers. A counselor who believes in defending Texans against hostile national enterprises. This position is challenging ...
Associate Attorney (Corporate Bankruptcy)
Jun 11
Houston, TX, USA
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Focus on Attorney-level work, not administrative tasks Our firm values teamwork. Most cases are assigned an attorney, paralegal, a case manager, & legal assistant. These non-attorney team members ...
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