Top Legal Executive Salary in the United States

How much does a Top Legal Executive make in the United States? The average Top Legal Executive salary in the United States is $324,089 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $263,584 and $397,227. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Top Legal Executive plans and directs all aspects of an organization's legal affairs and ensures all business policies and activities are managed correctly and in compliance with current laws. Reviews changes to law and regulations and advises management about any impact to the business. Being a Top Legal Executive provides guidance and counsel to management on business transactions and initiatives. Leads the defense of the organization in lawsuits and the prosecution of lawsuits on behalf of the organization against others. Additionally, Top Legal Executive ensures that all company communications, contracts, documents, filings and press releases undergo a legal review. May engage and coordinate with outside counsel for certain matters. Requires a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school. Requires admittance to a state bar. Typically reports to CEO. Responsible for the development of functional or business unit strategy for the entire organization. Defines corporate vision and strategy establishes company direction and focus. Executes multiple high impact initiatives to achieve overall corporate goals. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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