An Assistant General Counsel earns an average salary of $135,808 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Mergers and Acquisitions and Intellectual Property (IP).
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$67,170 - $202,805
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MEDIAN: $135,807
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$67,170 - $202,805  
   
Bonus
$2,909 - $55,896  
Profit Sharing
$993 - $32,729  
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$67,986 - $242,231  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 494

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Job Description for Assistant General Counsel

An assistant general counsel ensures a company's compliance with relevant laws and regulations. They work closely with the business team to develop policies, practices, and guidelines concerning state, federal, and international compliance with laws and regulations. Their main focus is on laws and regulations that concern the company; for example, many insurance companies use general counsel, who are concerned mainly with insurance laws.

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Assistant General Counsel Tasks

  • Provide assistance to office of General Counsel.
  • Represent client's interests in transactions, affiliations, mergers, joint ventures, contracts and other business opportunities.
  • Provide legal advice on legal and regulatory issues and federal and state laws and regulations.

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National Average: $143,908

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Experience Affects Assistant General Counsel Salaries



National Average
$144,000



Skills That Affect Assistant General Counsel Salaries

Mergers and Acquisitions
up arrow 44%

Intellectual Property (IP)
up arrow 25%



Real Estate
up arrow 2%

Legal Compliance
0%

National Average
$144,000

Regulatory Compliance
up arrow 4%


Risk Management / Risk Control
up arrow 26%

Contract Management
up arrow 45%

Legal Document Review
up arrow 48%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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