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Law Office Management

Jan. 2, 2015

GCs Gain as Businesses Bring Work In House

A look at in-house legal department compensation.

Compensation for in-house lawyers continued rising in 2014, according to a survey by HBR Consulting of mainly Fortune 500 companies. Breaking out data for 40 businesses in California, HBR found that compensation for in-house counsel nationwide caught up with pay in California as bonuses rose more slowly here. The market for in-house lawyers remains "promising" as businesses continue building their legal staff, said HBR senior director Lauren Chung. HBR's survey includes in-house lawyers of all levels.

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Kari Santos

Daily Journal Staff Writer

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