Congress has passed a retro-active 1.4% pay raise for 2019 in addition to a locality increase and 6 new localities.

Highest-Paid Employees of the Office of the General Counsel (Department of Education)

$140,116.85 AVERAGE PAY
$14.01M TOTAL PAY

This table shows the top-earning Federal employees of the Office of the General Counsel (Department of Education) in 2017, based on OPM data (base salary + bonuses).

The majority of these top-earning employees work as General Attorney. The majority of these top-earning employees work in District Of Columbia.

Some employee names may be withheld by the OPM or individual agencies.
Rank Name Occupation Total Pay Location
1 Philip H. Rosenfelt General Attorney $193,987 DC
2 Elizabeth Anne McGeary McFadden General Attorney $187,392 DC
3 Paul N. Riddle General Attorney $186,987 DC
4 Tracey L. Sasser General Attorney $183,390 DC
5 Kathryn A. Ellis General Attorney $180,306 DC
6 Steven J. Menashi General Attorney $179,700 DC
7 Dennis P. Koeppel General Attorney $178,348 DC
8 Harley Aj Methfessel General Attorney $172,052 DC
9 Roseann S. Eshbach General Attorney $165,400 DC
10 Francisco Lopez General Attorney $164,900 DC
11 Marcella F. Goodridge-Keiller General Attorney $164,794 DC
12 Lisa W. Harris General Attorney $164,400 DC
13 Jennifer O. Bowen General Attorney $163,400 DC
14 Robert S. Wexler General Attorney $163,400 DC
15 Jennifer S. Young General Attorney $163,150 DC
16 Kala Shah General Attorney $163,150 DC
17 Jose Otero General Attorney $162,900 DC
18 Deborah Friendly General Attorney $162,756 DC
19 Edmund J. Trepacz General Attorney $162,637 DC
20 Nancy P. Deutsch General Attorney $162,150 DC
21 Jane A. Hess General Attorney $161,900 DC
22 Ronald B. Petracca General Attorney $161,900 DC
23 Sarah Wanner Morgan General Attorney $161,900 DC
24 Karen L. Mayo-Tall General Attorney $161,900 DC
25 Ronald B. Sann General Attorney $161,900 DC
26 Steven Z. Finley General Attorney $161,900 DC
27 Brian P. Siegel General Attorney $161,900 DC
28 Shelli D. Scaniffe General Attorney $161,900 DC
29 Kay Rigling Gill General Attorney $161,900 DC
30 Adina N. Kole General Attorney $161,900 DC
31 Cathy L. Grimes-Miller General Attorney $161,900 DC
32 Vanessa Santos Krejci General Attorney $161,900 DC
33 Paula A. Shipp Administrative Officer $161,900 DC
34 Marcia Sprague General Attorney $161,900 DC
35 Judith Golden Becker General Attorney $161,900 DC
36 Denise M. Morelli General Attorney $161,900 DC
37 Jill L. Martin General Attorney $158,123 DC
38 Hilary Eve Malawer General Attorney $156,575 DC
39 Jeffrey Riemer General Attorney $153,730
40 Amy W. Lustig General Attorney $153,730 DC
41 Andrew James Kossack General Attorney $153,730 DC
42 Rhonda J. Weiss General Attorney $153,730 DC
43 Vanessa Ashley Burton General Attorney $149,337 DC
44 Jedediah Grant Brinton General Attorney $149,337 DC
45 Donna S. Mangold General Attorney $149,337 DC
46 Natasha E. Varnovitsky General Attorney $149,337 DC
47 Christina Bixby General Attorney $147,129 DC
48 Edwin R. Hansen General Attorney $145,629 DC
49 Alexandra M. Sweeney General Attorney $145,629 DC
50 Stanley M. Cohen Miscellaneous Administration And Program $145,629 DC
51 Christine M. Rose Barlow General Attorney $144,945 DC
52 Daniel Aaron Zibel General Attorney $144,945 DC
53 Jill B. Siegelbaum General Attorney $144,945 DC
54 Jane R. Simons General Attorney $141,552 DC
55 Michael Jay Anderson General Attorney $140,552 DC
56 Amanda A. Amann General Attorney $136,160 DC
57 Theresa A. Rowell General Attorney $134,426 DC
58 Angela Sierra General Attorney $134,426 DC
59 Oluwaseun O. Ajayi General Attorney $130,692 DC
60 Milton Burley Management And Program Analysis $130,692 DC
61 Schwanda T. Rountree General Attorney $130,692 DC
62 Alisa Rennane Lahey General Attorney $130,114 DC
63 Rachel G. Peternith General Attorney $126,958 DC
64 Caroline Hong General Attorney $126,958 DC
65 Emily K. Merolli General Attorney $126,958 DC
66 Stefanie L. Brown Management And Program Analysis $126,958 DC
67 Megan E. Smith General Attorney $126,958 DC
68 Eun A. Kim General Attorney $124,069 DC
69 Jessica Lauren Wolland General Attorney $124,061 VA
70 Amanda Andrade General Attorney $123,223 DC
71 Kristina Natasha Spencer General Attorney $120,301 DC
72 Leslie Young Carter Miscellaneous Administration And Program $120,074 DC
73 Rachel Carmen Disario General Attorney $119,489 DC
74 Timothy M. Middleton General Attorney $119,489 DC
75 Taronda D. Wallace Miscellaneous Administration And Program $116,914 DC
76 Michael Steven Taylor General Attorney $116,551 DC
77 Rebecca S. Liu General Attorney $115,755 DC
78 Levon Schlichter General Attorney $115,755 DC
79 Marcus D. Hedrick General Attorney $115,755 DC
80 Judith S. Vanze General Attorney $115,755 DC
81 Nana H. Little General Attorney $113,059 CA
82 Latanya D. Cannady Miscellaneous Administration And Program $112,595 DC
83 Hans F. Bader General Attorney $112,021 DC
84 Jocelyn E. Skinner General Attorney $112,021 DC
85 Jimmy Lee Richards Information Technology Management $110,595
86 Michelle Douglas Miscellaneous Administration And Program $110,595 DC
87 Latonya D. Davis Miscellaneous Administration And Program $110,595 DC
88 Michelle L. Tucker General Attorney $105,525 DC
89 Jacquelyn D. Collins Miscellaneous Administration And Program $104,275 DC
90 Hasan Ahmad Zulfiqar General Attorney $101,972 DC
91 Michael L. Shields General Attorney $101,116 DC
92 Helene G. Brecher Paralegal Specialist $100,981 DC
93 Morris C. Barren General Attorney $97,956 DC
94 Sara Falk General Attorney $96,046 DC
95 Lauren M. Friedrich General Attorney $95,650 DC
96 Lauren M. Wilson General Attorney $94,796 DC
97 Eric Luis Moll General Attorney $94,796 DC
98 Soren Sylvester Lagaard General Attorney $94,796 DC
99 Jessica Christine Goff General Attorney $94,796 DC
100 Sharone P. Cines General Attorney $94,796 DC

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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