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Corporate Attorney Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$175,710 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Corporate Attorney is $175,710 a year and $84 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Corporate Attorney is between $121,195 and $219,152. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Corporate Attorney. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Advises, consults, litigates and performs trial work, and carries out the legal processes necessary to effect the rights, privileges, and obligations of the organization.
  • Studies Constitution, statues, decisions, and ordinances of quasi-judicial bodies.
  • Gathers evidence and information for management decision making.
  • Prepares and reviews various legal instruments and documents, such as contracts, leases, licenses, purchases, sales, real estate, etc.
  • Examines legal data to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting lawsuit.
  • Examines material, such as advertisements, publications, etc., for legal implications, advising officials of proposed legislation that might affect the organization.
  • Applies for copyrights or registration of the organization's products, processes, devices, and trademarks, advising whether to initiate or defend law suits.
  • Conducts pretrial preparations and defends the organization in lawsuits.
  • Advises officials on tax matters, government regulations, and/or legal rights.
  • Represents the company before quasi-judicial or administrative agencies of the government.
  • Requires completion of law school with an LLB degree or JD degree and admission to the bar.
Corporate Attorney Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Lawyers

Job family population: 628,370

Estimated population of Corporate Attorney jobs: 44,947

Rate of error: 0.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Corporate Attorney Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Attorney, Level 3 (Law Department- Corporate Matters)
Jun 19
Manhattan, NY, USA
Aliron International, Inc.
Attorney, Level 3 (Law Department- Corporate Matters) Location: Manhattan, NY Duration: 6+ Months plus Job Summary: Corporate Affairs Division is understaffed. Temp request is too alleviate the ...
Corporate Attorney
Jun 6
Westchester County, NY, USA
Bliss Lawyers
Bliss Lawyers is seeking a corporate attorney to work in the Westchester County, NY office of a global financial services company. The ideal candidate will have at least two yearsof experience in ...
Corporate Attorney
May 20
New York, NY, USA
Bliss Lawyers
Bliss Lawyers is seeking a corporate attorney, with experience drafting and negotiating a variety of commercial contracts to work in the New York City office of an apparel company. Qualified ...
Corporate Associate Attorney
Jun 19
Roseland, NJ, USA
BCG Attorney Search
Job ID: 162708 Roseland office of an AmLaw firm seeks mergers and acquisitions/private equity associate attorney with 3-5 years of corporate transactional experience. The candidate will primarily ...
Associate Corporate Attorney
May 20
Greenwich, CT, USA
Law Firm
Mid-sized regional law firm with offices in Greenwich, Connecticut and New York City has an immediate opening for an associate corporate attorney to work in the business/commercial department of our ...
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