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Legal Counsel Corporate Salary

$145,289 (USD)

Average Salary

$70/hr

Average Hourly

$9,589

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 05, 2019

The average pay for a Legal Counsel Corporate is $145,289 a year and $70 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Legal Counsel Corporate is between $100,212 and $181,209. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Legal Counsel Corporate. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • 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.
Legal Counsel Corporate Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Lawyers

Job family population: 642,750

Estimated population of Legal Counsel Corporate jobs: 45,976

Rate of error: 0.6%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$168,429
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Legal Counsel Corporate Job Listings for United States

Corporate Legal Counsel
Sep 18
Hayward, California, USA
Pulse Biosciences
Guide interdisciplinary teams on health care compliance and provide legal advice on daily activities * Provide risk management, mitigation counseling * Help develop corporate business and compliance ...
Transactional Team Leader, Associate Director/Assistant General Counsel, Corporate and Transactio...
Nov 14
United States of America, California, South San Francisco, United States
Roche
... Team Leader/Assistant General Counsel leads a transactional team within the Corporate and ... Overseeing the quality of the legal services provided by the transactional team and helping ensure ...
Legal Counsel - Center for Legal Affairs
Nov 14
Sacramento, CA, USA
California Medical Association
Legal Counsel LOCATION: Sacramento CENTER: Center for Legal Affairs EXEMPTION STATUS: Exempt ... corporate counsel to CMA's executive management team, the CMA Board of Trustees and the CMA ...
Corporate Legal Assistant
Nov 22
Portland, OR, USA
Special Counsel
Special Counsel is working with a prestigious firm in need of a Corporate Legal Assistant. Suitable candidates have at least 3 years of Legal Assistant or Legal Secretary experience. Candidates ...
Corporate and Litigation Legal Secretary
Nov 19
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Special Counsel
Are you an experienced legal secretary with commercial litigation and/or corporate transactional experience interested in a full-time, permanent job opportunity in Los Angeles, CA? You will be ...

The average pay for a Legal Counsel Corporate is $145,289 a year and $70 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Legal Counsel Corporate is between $100,212 and $181,209. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Legal Counsel Corporate. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Roche
... Team Leader/Assistant General Counsel leads a transactional team within the Corporate and ... Overseeing the quality of the legal services provided by the transactional team and helping ensure ...
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