Uncle Sam employs more than 25,000 lawyers

When looking for an “in-house” job, do not forget governmental entities.  Many attorneys spend their entire careers working for governmental bodies.  Governmental jobs can also serve as a stepping stone to an in-house or law firm careers – providing valuable experience that can then be used down the road:

“The federal government employs 25,060 people under the job classification “general attorney,” …The average pay for a federal lawyer in fiscal 2014 was $132,817, according to the article. More than half of the lawyers were located in Washington, D.C., area.”

Read: ‘Uncle Sam, Esq.’ employs more than 25,000 lawyers at the American Bar Association

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