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Legal Counsel Corporate Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$175,386 (USD)

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The average pay for a Legal Counsel Corporate is $175,386 a year and $84 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Legal Counsel Corporate is between $120,971 and $218,748. 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 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.
Legal Counsel Corporate Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Lawyers

Job family population: 628,370

Estimated population of Legal Counsel Corporate jobs: 44,947

Rate of error: 0.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Legal Counsel Corporate Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Assistant General Counsel - Corporate & Investment Bank - Securitized Products
May 14
New York, USA
The JPMorgan Chase LegalDepartment is responsible for providing comprehensive legal services to ... We are currently hiringa Vice President, Assistant General Counsel in the Corporate ...
Mid-Senior Corporate/Funds Legal Secretary
Apr 24
New York, NY, USA
Special Counsel
Special Counsel is working on your next job! We're partnering with an AmLaw 100 firm that is looking for a talented senior corporate legal secretary. This job will have a heavy emphasis on ...
May 9
Local Legal Counsel
... legal environment (corporate or law firm
Corporate Counsel
Apr 30
Manhattan, NY, USA
Key Career Services
Provide legal and regulatory support to the U.S. General Counsel and Associate General Counsel in ... Provide corporate generalist support through drafting, amending, and maintaining corporate records ...
Corporate Associate Attorney
May 20
New York, NY, USA
Elite | Legal Search Partners
Company Description ELITE Legal Search Partners is an Executive Search, Transition Consulting, and ... Whether Associate Lateral Moves, Partner Transitions, In-House or General Counsel, Director of ...
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