- Average compensation for all partners was $885,000, up 1% from 2016 ($877,000).
- Male partners’ average compensation outpaces that of female partners ($959,000 vs. $627,000).
- 78% of respondents classified themselves as Very Satisfied, Moderately Satisfied or Slightly Satisfied with their life as attorneys.
- Regression analysis indicates originations and billing rates together were responsible for nearly 75% of the overall variation in compensation across all partners in this survey.
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