Monday, February 28, 2011

Do You know the way to San Jose?
Silicon Valley Lawyers Are Nation's Highest Paid

The New York Times is reporting on an ABA Journal study of Labor Department salary statistics for lawyers in various markets. The study found that Silicon Valley, California has the highest paid lawyers, with an average salary of $192,020. The top 10 cities are all all in California or on the East Coast, with the exception of Chattanooga, Tennessee, which rounds out the top ten where 710 lawyers average of $148,350 per year. Note that this study does not include equity partners or sole practitioners.

These figures seem pretty inflated to me, but what do I know.

Now a marginally relevant video:

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