The Highest Paid Lawyer or Attorney in World, as per Lawkidunya report here below the top richest paid Lawyers.
1.Roy Black: $100 million.
2.Willie E. Gary: $100 million.
3.Judy Sheindlin: between $150 million and $250 million.
4.Bill Neukom: $850 million.
5.William Lerach: $900 million.
6.Wichai Thongtang: $1.1 billion.
7.Joe Jamail: $1.7 billion.
8.Richard Scruggs: $1.0 billion.
What Type of Lawyer gets Paid the Most
With this in mind, here are the five types of lawyers that make the most money.
1.Medical Lawyers – $150,881 annually.
2.IP Attorneys – $140,972 annually.
3.Trial Attorneys – $101,086.
4.Tax Attorneys – $99,690 annually.
5.Corporate Lawyer – $98,822 annually.
Who is the Richest Lawyer in the World
Wichai Thongthan. With a net worth of $1.1 billion, Wichai Thongtan is undoubtedly the world’s richest lawyer. This lawyer has also gained popularity as a businessman. He also serves as a lawyer for the Thai Prime Minister and other high profile clients.
Do Lawyers Actually make Good Money
In truth, lawyers earn much less on average than most people think they do. While it’s true that the top lawyers get exorbitant salaries, and even fairly successful lawyers make quite a bit, many lawyers earn relatively little when compared to other professional fields.
How do Lawyers make Millions
There are a few ways to make that much money as a lawyer:
1.Work on contingency/class action suits.
2.Become a partner at a firm.
3.Become an expert in a popular field and get “famous”, then write a book.
4.Become a high-paid, white collar criminal defender.