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Legal Counsel Salary
in Nevada, United States

$147,817 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Legal Counsel is $147,817 a year and $71 an hour in Nevada, United States. The average salary range for a Legal Counsel is between $101,956 and $184,362. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Legal Counsel. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nevada, United States.

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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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Legal Counsel Job Listings for Nevada, United States

Legal Counsel
Nov 13
Sun Valley, NV, USA
PrincePerelson & Associates
S. is seeking an extremely talented Legal Counsel with experience in general corporate and commercial legal matters, as well as real property matters. This person will liaise and closely collaborate ...
Copyright Pre Litigation Attorney
Nov 28
Las Vegas, NV, USA
The Law Firm of Higbee & Associates
Conduct legal research * Correspond with opposing counsel and opposing parties via email and phone. * Draft motions and complaints * Manage and advise clients on legal matters * Correspond with ...
Associate Attorney
Sep 11
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Hooks Meng Schaan & Clement, PLLC
Prepare and draft legal documents on behalf of clients * Advise clients on business and legal transactions * Comply with all legal standards and regulations * Perform administrative and management ...
Associate Attorney
Dec 4
Las Vegas, United States
Maier Gutierrez & Associates
The ideal candidate will provide legal services and ensure outstanding service to our clients. Please send your resume to Firm Administrator Charity Johnson at cmj@mgalaw.com. Responsibilities ...
Dec 7
Carson City, NV, USA
Army National Guard Units (Title 32/Title 5)
Performs acquisition planning along with the program manager/customer, technical, legal, finance and contract pricing personnel to develop market research, acquisition strategy, milestones ...