Associate Legal Counsel Salary in the United States

How much does an Associate Legal Counsel make in the United States? The average Associate Legal Counsel salary in the United States is $226,900 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $192,300 and $264,100. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

The Associate Legal Counsel provides hands-on counsel to all levels of executive staff and manages the operations of legal department. Assists in protecting an organization's legal interest and maintaining its operations within the scope established by law. Being an Associate Legal Counsel may manage attorneys in several legal specializations including tax, litigation, acquisitions, IP, etc. Requires a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school and may require admittance to a state bar. Identifies and analyzes legal issues, drafts key documents, presents clear recommendations to top management, and assures legal compliance. In addition, Associate Legal Counsel typically reports to the Top Legal Executive or General Counsel. The Associate Legal Counsel manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. Working as an Associate Legal Counsel typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function. (Copyright 2019

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