How much does a Litigation Legal Assistant make?

Updated Jul 29, 2021

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$50,163 /yr
Average Base Pay

125 salaries

$35K

Low

$50K

Average

$72K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Litigation Legal Assistant is $50,163 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Litigation Legal Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 125 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Litigation Legal Assistant employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Legal Assistant$43,723 /yr
L3
Senior Legal Assistant$57,297 /yr
L4
Legal Assistant IV$45,531 /yr
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Sullivan & Cromwell
3.6

Sullivan & Cromwell

Litigation Legal Assistant

$50,219

 /yr
Range: $45K - $135K
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$45K

$135K

$45,200 - $135,393 Range

Cravath Swaine
4.1

Cravath Swaine

Litigation Legal Assistant

$50,267

 /yr
Range: $48K - $53K

$48K

$53K

$48,082 - $52,558 Range

Davis Polk
4

Davis Polk

Litigation Legal Assistant

$48,873

 /yr
Range: $17K - $53K

$17K

$53K

$16,800 - $52,507 Range

Pierce & Associates
2

Pierce & Associates

Litigation Legal Assistant - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $19 - $26

$19

$26

$19 - $26 Range

White & Case
4

White & Case

Litigation Legal Assistant
About 

$51K -$58K

$51K

$58K

$51,034 - $57,748 Range

Cole, Scott & Kissane
3.3

Cole, Scott & Kissane

Litigation Legal Assistant - Hourly
About 

$14 -$20

 hourly

$14

$20

$14 - $20 Range

Finnegan Henderson
3.6

Finnegan Henderson

Litigation Legal Assistant
About 

$54K -$94K

$54K

$94K

$54,132 - $93,701 Range

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Duane Morris
4.1

Duane Morris

Litigation Legal Assistant
About 

$64K -$93K

$64K

$93K

$63,603 - $93,032 Range

Shutts & Bowen
3.4

Shutts & Bowen

Litigation Legal Assistant
About 

$59K -$63K

$59K

$63K

$58,502 - $62,965 Range

Hall & Evans
4.1

Hall & Evans

Litigation Legal Assistant
About 

$46K -$51K

$46K

$51K

$46,173 - $51,319 Range

Williams Kastner
3.6

Williams Kastner

Litigation Legal Assistant - Hourly
About 

$26 -$33

 hourly

$26

$33

$26 - $33 Range

Klarquist Sparkman, LLP
3.8

Klarquist Sparkman, LLP

Litigation Legal Assistant - Hourly
About 

$20 -$36

 hourly

$20

$36

$20 - $36 Range

Allen, Allen, Allen, & Allen, P.C.
3.4

Allen, Allen, Allen, & Allen, P.C.

Litigation Legal Assistant
About 

$58K -$68K

$58K

$68K

$58,151 - $67,618 Range

Robert Half
3.8

Robert Half

Litigation Legal Assistant - Hourly
About 

$23 -$25

 hourly

$23

$25

$23 - $25 Range

US Department of Justice
4.2

US Department of Justice

Litigation Legal Assistant
About 

$39K -$41K

$39K

$41K

$38,655 - $41,223 Range

Not Applicable

Litigation Legal Assistant - Hourly
About 

$16 -$18

 hourly

$16

$18

$16 - $18 Range

Sidley Austin
4.2

Sidley Austin

Litigation Legal Assistant
About 

$36K -$39K

$36K

$39K

$36,498 - $39,263 Range

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
4

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

Litigation Legal Assistant
About 

$53K -$57K

$53K

$57K

$53,089 - $57,082 Range

Latham & Watkins
4.3

Latham & Watkins

Litigation Legal Assistant
About 

$94K -$101K

$94K

$101K

$94,035 - $101,284 Range

Davis Polk
4

Davis Polk

Litigation Legal Assistant - Hourly Intern
About 

$24 -$26

 hourly

$24

$26

$24 - $26 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Litigation Legal Assistant salaries

The national average salary for a Litigation Legal Assistant is $50,163 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Litigation Legal Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 125 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Litigation Legal Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Litigation Legal Assistant in United States is $72,297 per year.

The lowest salary for a Litigation Legal Assistant in United States is $34,806 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$67,000
per year
A Litigation Assistant in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $67,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$22
hourly
A Legal Assistant in the Jacksonville, FL Area area reported making $22 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Jacksonville, FL Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$20
hourly
A Legal Assistant in the Jacksonville, FL Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Jacksonville, FL Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Private Practice / Firm
$40,000
per year
A Legal Assistant in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$65,000
per year
A Legal Department in the Worcester, MA Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Worcester, MA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
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