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Real Estate Attorney Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$174,152 (USD)

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The average pay for a Real Estate Attorney is $174,152 a year and $84 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Real Estate Attorney is between $120,120 and $217,209. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Real Estate Attorney. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Advises and provides real estate consultation and/or trial work for individual clients or for various types of organizations, and carries out the legal processes necessary to effect the rights, privileges, and obligations of the client or organization.
  • Studies Constitution, statues, decisions, and ordinances of quasi-judicial bodies.
  • Gathers evidence and information for management decision making.
  • Readies 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 organizational material for legal implications and advises officials of proposed legislation that might affect the organization.
  • Conducts pretrial preparations and defends the organization in lawsuits.
  • Advises officials on tax matters, government regulations, and/or legal rights.
  • Represents the organization before quasi-judicial or administrative agencies of the government.
Real Estate Attorney Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Lawyers

Job family population: 628,370

Estimated population of Real Estate Attorney jobs: 44,947

Rate of error: 0.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Real Estate Attorney Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Real Estate Attorney
Jun 19
Rego Park, NY, USA
Apetan Consulting
Rego Park, NY Law Firm is looking for a real estate Attorney to join their residential real estate department. Qualified applicant should have several years of experience with residential closings ...
Remote, P/T, F/T REAL ESTATE ATTORNEY Sought by Major Firm
Jun 13
New York, NY, USA
Bridgeline Solutions
Major Int'l Law Firm seeks exceptional mid to senior level real estate attorney for a one year contract position. Part-time or full-time with partly remote being OK. NY Bar required. Varied real ...
Commercial Real Estate Attorney
Jun 18
Great Neck, NY, USA
Hakimi Law PC
Boutique law firm in Great Neck, NY seeks an experienced and qualified attorney to be part of our busy commercial real estate practice. Must have experience with commercial real estate acquisitions ...
Associate Attorney / Real Estate / Land Use
Jun 10
New York, NY, USA
Genova Burns
Genova Burns LLC is seeking a real estate/land use associate attorney. Candidates should possess 3 - 7 years of experience in real estate acquisitions, financing and leasing and/or land use matters ...
Real Estate Attorney
Jun 4
New York, NY, USA
Lynch & Associates
... real estate attorney to join their team. Responsibilities include: * Handle all duties related to closings of commercial loans secured by real estate * Review and comment of title insurance ...
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