What type of lawyer makes the most money?

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What type of lawyer makes the most money?

Postby CanIGetAnAmen » Tue Jun 25, 2013 9:53 pm

Also what is the average salary of t14 grads?

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Re: What type of lawyer makes the most money?

Postby stillwater » Tue Jun 25, 2013 9:54 pm

shitlaw allstars make the most.

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Re: What type of lawyer makes the most money?

Postby t-14orbust » Tue Jun 25, 2013 9:55 pm

No

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Re: What type of lawyer makes the most money?

Postby stillwater » Tue Jun 25, 2013 9:55 pm

t-14orbust wrote:No


yes

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Re: What type of lawyer makes the most money?

Postby t-14orbust » Tue Jun 25, 2013 9:57 pm

stillwater wrote:
t-14orbust wrote:No


yes


My response was in reference to OP

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Re: What type of lawyer makes the most money?

Postby stillwater » Tue Jun 25, 2013 9:58 pm

t-14orbust wrote:
stillwater wrote:
t-14orbust wrote:No


yes


My response was in reference to OP


my bad. yea, OP, no one is just gonna find median salary data and serve it up for you.

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Re: What type of lawyer makes the most money?

Postby dextermorgan » Tue Jun 25, 2013 9:58 pm

Joe Jamail is worth $1.5 billion. He is worth more than all t-14 grads who are practicing lawyers.

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Re: What type of lawyer makes the most money?

Postby rad lulz » Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:01 pm

Plaintiff's side class actions (products, toxic tort, other mass torts)

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Re: What type of lawyer makes the most money?

Postby CanIGetAnAmen » Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:08 pm

stillwater wrote:shitlaw allstars make the most.


What the fuark is shitlaw? Is that biglaw?

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Re: What type of lawyer makes the most money?

Postby t-14orbust » Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:10 pm

CanIGetAnAmen wrote:
stillwater wrote:shitlaw allstars make the most.


What the fuark is shitlaw? Is that biglaw?


Criminal, family, divorce, civil, etc. I think..lol

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Re: What type of lawyer makes the most money?

Postby stillwater » Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:11 pm

CanIGetAnAmen wrote:
stillwater wrote:shitlaw allstars make the most.


What the fuark is shitlaw? Is that biglaw?


personal injury shitlaw tort-toilet shit makes the most

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Re: What type of lawyer makes the most money?

Postby IAFG » Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:13 pm

shitlaw is like acting

most people need to supplement with waiting tables to make the rent, a few do well enough to buy beach houses and maseratis

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Re: What type of lawyer makes the most money?

Postby CanIGetAnAmen » Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:24 pm

I'm glad I posted here. Far better answer than those sarcastic inbreds at the Law school admissions section.

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Re: What type of lawyer makes the most money?

Postby CanIGetAnAmen » Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:41 pm

If I go to a t14, how much money would I make?
Or should I just go straight into an i-bank and sell my soul for monay monay monay?

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Re: What type of lawyer makes the most money?

Postby stillwater » Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:42 pm

CanIGetAnAmen wrote:If I go to a t14, how much money would I make?
Or should I just go straight into an i-bank and sell my soul for monay monay monay?


if you can i-bank, then you should do it

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Re: What type of lawyer makes the most money?

Postby CanIGetAnAmen » Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:51 pm

stillwater wrote:
CanIGetAnAmen wrote:If I go to a t14, how much money would I make?
Or should I just go straight into an i-bank and sell my soul for monay monay monay?


if you can i-bank, then you should do it


But I don't want to work a 100 hours a week brah...

So lawyers can't make 300K+?


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Re: What type of lawyer makes the most money?

Postby t-14orbust » Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:52 pm

CanIGetAnAmen wrote:
stillwater wrote:
CanIGetAnAmen wrote:If I go to a t14, how much money would I make?
Or should I just go straight into an i-bank and sell my soul for monay monay monay?


if you can i-bank, then you should do it


But I don't want to work a 100 hours a week brah...

So lawyers can't make 300K+?


Until the day I die...
I spill my heart for you.



Lawyers CAN make 300k+. Is it likely? No. Either way, if you want that 300k+ you'll be working that 70+ hours.

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Re: What type of lawyer makes the most money?

Postby KD35 » Tue Jun 25, 2013 11:02 pm

You can't plan on making $300k/yr. If your motivation is money, you'll most likely get burnt out before you reach that level of success because the first years will be rough.

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Re: What type of lawyer makes the most money?

Postby CanIGetAnAmen » Tue Jun 25, 2013 11:10 pm

t-14orbust wrote:
CanIGetAnAmen wrote:
stillwater wrote:
CanIGetAnAmen wrote:If I go to a t14, how much money would I make?
Or should I just go straight into an i-bank and sell my soul for monay monay monay?


if you can i-bank, then you should do it


But I don't want to work a 100 hours a week brah...

So lawyers can't make 300K+?


Until the day I die...
I spill my heart for you.



Lawyers CAN make 300k+. Is it likely? No. Either way, if you want that 300k+ you'll be working that 70+ hours.


What kind of law can make 300K or what law makes the most money.
My purpose isn't money. If it was - I would have signed a contract with Barcelona last summer.

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Re: What type of lawyer makes the most money?

Postby NanaP » Tue Jun 25, 2013 11:16 pm

stillwater wrote:
CanIGetAnAmen wrote:If I go to a t14, how much money would I make?
Or should I just go straight into an i-bank and sell my soul for monay monay monay?


if you can i-bank, then you should do it


But I don't want to work a 100 hours a week brah...

So lawyers can't make 300K+?


Until the day I die...
I spill my heart for you.[/quote]


Lawyers CAN make 300k+. Is it likely? No. Either way, if you want that 300k+ you'll be working that 70+ hours.[/quote]

What kind of law can make 300K or what law makes the most money.
My purpose isn't money. If it was - I would have signed a contract with Barcelona last summer.[/quote]


Looks like your chasing $$$$$$$......I can assure you chasing $$$$$$, whatever outcome you choose you won't be happy......do something that you will enjoy...money will come

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Re: What type of lawyer makes the most money?

Postby Bronte » Tue Jun 25, 2013 11:40 pm

CanIGetAnAmen wrote:What kind of law can make 300K or what law makes the most money.
My purpose isn't money. If it was - I would have signed a contract with Barcelona last summer.


How about this: I answer your question, and then you acknowledge that it's been answered, and stop asking it over and over? I'm pretty sure you've already started a thread on this subject and had your question answered many times over. And people have already answered your question in this thread. But here it goes.

The area of law in which the top lawyers make the most money is in class action plaintiff's work. This is when a lawyer represents a bunch of people who have all been injured and sues the company that injured them. The lawyer then receives 30-40% of the settlement, which can be in the hundreds of millions or even billions of dollars. But, and this is critical, most lawyers that do plaintiff's work make very little money. Think suing mom-and-pop restaurants for slip and falls.

The area of law in which the average lawyer makes the most money is big law. Big law firms represent corporations in major litigation and major transactions, like mergers and acquisitions. The starting salary at most big firms is $160,000 straight out of law school. In your 7th or 8th year, you can make around or more than $300,000. Partners make between $400,000 and $1,000,000 or more. But, and this is critical, most lawyers that start in big law wash out between their 3rd and 5th year and even fewer make partner.

As to average salaries for T14 grads, I'm not sure there are reliable figures. But at schools where more than 50% of the students get big law or federal clerkships, the median salary one year out will be about $160,000.




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