How much does a Litigation Associate make?

Updated Sep 17, 2021

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$140,528 /yr
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251 salaries

$67K

Low

$141K

Average

$293K

High

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The national average salary for Litigation Associate is $140,528 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Litigation Associate salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 251 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Litigation Associate employees.

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Zwicker & Associates
3.6

Zwicker & Associates

Litigation Associate

$63,845

 /yr
Range: $39K - $80K
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$39K

$80K

$39,371 - $79,806 Range

Covington & Burling
4.1

Covington & Burling

Litigation Associate

$235,172

 /yr
Range: $195K - $328K

$195K

$328K

$195,417 - $328,144 Range

Jackson Lewis
3.8

Jackson Lewis

Litigation Associate

$75,550

 /yr
Range: $61K - $177K

$61K

$177K

$60,653 - $177,169 Range

Jones Day
4.1

Jones Day

Litigation Associate

$224,412

 /yr
Range: $202K - $273K

$202K

$273K

$201,576 - $273,435 Range

Quinn Emanuel
4

Quinn Emanuel

Litigation Associate

$245,424

 /yr
Range: $241K - $296K

$241K

$296K

$240,768 - $296,401 Range

Morgan Lewis
4

Morgan Lewis

Litigation Associate

$273,728

 /yr
Range: $90K - $328K

$90K

$328K

$89,655 - $328,015 Range

O'Melveny & Myers
3.9

O'Melveny & Myers

Litigation Associate

$191,833

 /yr
Range: $176K - $275K

$176K

$275K

$176,217 - $275,000 Range

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UnitedLex
3.5

UnitedLex

Litigation Associate

$65,331

 /yr
Range: $57K - $68K

$57K

$68K

$56,540 - $68,289 Range

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
4.2

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison

Litigation Associate

$288,961

 /yr
Range: $205K - $367K

$205K

$367K

$204,521 - $367,127 Range

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith
3.4

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith

Litigation Associate

$103,225

 /yr
Range: $97K - $146K

$97K

$146K

$96,831 - $146,399 Range

GEICO
3.4

GEICO

Litigation Associate

$61,468

 /yr
Range: $55K - $63K

$55K

$63K

$54,889 - $62,568 Range

Winston & Strawn
3.9

Winston & Strawn

Litigation Associate

$259,813

 /yr
Range: $216K - $305K

$216K

$305K

$215,614 - $304,620 Range

Thomas J. Henry Law, PLLC
3.9

Thomas J. Henry Law, PLLC

Litigation Associate

$79,671

 /yr
Range: $72K - $153K

$72K

$153K

$71,904 - $152,854 Range

Sidley Austin
4.1

Sidley Austin

Litigation Associate

$229,454

 /yr
Range: $212K - $332K

$212K

$332K

$211,745 - $332,013 Range

Dechert
4

Dechert

Litigation Associate

$341,447

 /yr
Range: $263K - $359K

$263K

$359K

$263,407 - $358,771 Range

Gursey | Schneider
4

Gursey | Schneider

Litigation Associate

$92,575

 /yr
Range: $89K - $94K

$89K

$94K

$89,383 - $93,750 Range

Hughes Hubbard
3.4

Hughes Hubbard

Litigation Associate

$203,227

 /yr
Range: $188K - $206K

$188K

$206K

$187,965 - $206,102 Range

Patterson Belknap
4.1

Patterson Belknap

Litigation Associate

$300,564

 /yr
Range: $182K - $321K

$182K

$321K

$181,793 - $321,139 Range

Mayer Brown
3.8

Mayer Brown

Litigation Associate
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$277K -$315K

$277K

$315K

$276,664 - $314,914 Range

Kibbe & Orbe
3.4

Kibbe & Orbe

Litigation Associate
About 

$316K -$347K

$316K

$347K

$316,234 - $347,038 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Litigation Associate salaries

The national average salary for a Litigation Associate is $140,528 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Litigation Associate salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 251 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Litigation Associate employees.

The highest salary for a Litigation Associate in United States is $293,438 per year.

The lowest salary for a Litigation Associate in United States is $67,299 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent litigation associate salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$180,000
per year
A Litigation Associate in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $180,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$275,000
per year
A Litigation Associate in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $275,000 per year
Additional Pay
$44k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$220,000
per year
A Litigation Associate in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $220,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$92,575
per year
A Litigation Associate in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $92,575 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$72,000
per year
An Associate Litigation Attorney in the Boise, ID Area area reported making $72,000 per year
Additional Pay
$6k profit sharing
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boise, ID Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$365,000
per year
A Litigation Associate in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $365,000 per year
Additional Pay
$100k cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$75,000
per year
A Litigation Associate in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$151,000
per year
An Associate City Attorney in the Bridgeport, CT Area area reported making $151,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Bridgeport, CT Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
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