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Top Paying Legal Fields For Law School Graduates

By April 23, 2019No Comments

With graduation season fast approaching, law school graduates around the country will soon embark on their very own life-defining journey of law practice. The ceiling will be limitless for some as they choose the path that offers both personal fulfillment and a lucrative income.

MRC takes a look at some of the top paying fields for attorneys. A law school graduate’s salary will be impacted by the school the graduate is from, the size of the city they worked in, the size of the law firm, and of course their own talents and abilities. Following are the highest paying fields for new graduates:

Intellectual Property Law

  • Patent Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Trade Secret Law
  • Licensing Law

Medical Law

  • Health Care Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury

Trial Law

Tax Law

Corporate Law

  • Air Transportation
  • Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
  • Beer, Wine and Distilled Alcoholic Beverage Wholesalers
  • Electronic Component Manufacturing
  • Cable and Other Subscription Programming

Real Estate Law

Litigation Support


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