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General Counsel Solicitor Corporate Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$154,451 (USD)

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Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a General Counsel Solicitor Corporate is $154,451 a year and $74 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a General Counsel Solicitor Corporate is between $106,532 and $192,637. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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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.
General Counsel Solicitor Corporate Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Lawyers

Job family population: 628,370

Estimated population of General Counsel Solicitor Corporate jobs: 44,947

Rate of error: 0.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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General Counsel Solicitor Corporate Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Assistant General Counsel
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Provides counsel for corporate legal matters. Reviews department contracts, manages the AAOS ... With General Counsel, oversee AAOS response to discovery requests and communications with outside ...
Corporate Counsel
Apr 27
Oak Brook, IL, USA
Ace Hardware
... Corporate Counsel ... In this position, you will report to the Assistant General Counsel and have the opportunity to ...
IT Application Manager
May 15
Chicago, IL, USA
National General Insurance
Provide advice and counsel to vendor relationships * Meet regularly with team to gather work ... National General Holdings Corp. is headquartered in New York City. National General traces its ...
Senior Financial Analyst, Corporate FP&A
Mar 11
Chicago, IL, USA
Ventas / Lilllibridge
Support the Ventas Corporate Model by managing and optimizing inputs * Manage the corporate ... Coordinate or interact with CEO, CFO, CIO, CAO, and General Counsel as needed Qualifications
Corporate Sales Manager - Entry Level
May 4
Elgin, IL, USA
Capital Energy Group
... general, retail, restaurant, hospitality, home improvement, management, administrative ... counselor, travel, teaching, help desk, law enforcement, trainer, media, professional, trainee ...
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