Pay for the nation’s most powerful legal chiefs has rocketed back into the stratosphere following a slump amid corporate austerity measures during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic—and a familiar name has reclaimed this year’s cash king crown.

The Walt Disney Co.’s longtime legal boss, Alan Braverman, collected nearly $8.8 million in total cash compensation before he retired at the end of 2021, taking back his position as the highest-paid legal boss in the land before heading off into the sunset.