Q: How much of the contingency fee from a personal injury case does a lawyer actually receive and how much does the firm
A: Each law firm compensates its lawyers however they agree, and it varies. You have one contingent fee to pay, and how the specific lawyer in the law firm representing you is compensated is a private matter between the lawyer and the firm.
Tim Akpinar agrees with this answer
It could depend on their seniority in the firm, their role in bringing the case in, or if it was a difficult case that had to go to trial. Sometimes the efforts of the attorney could be reflected in a bonus. For an entry-level associate working in a large firm, the case might not really make an impact on their salary, especially if it's a firm with thousands of files and the cases are more or less interchangeable among staff until they get to trial.
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