Corporate Legal Director Salary
The average salary for a Corporate Legal Director is $163,503 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Job Description for Corporate Legal Director
Corporate legal directors are responsible for strategic leadership within a company while working closely with the legal department and members of senior management. Applicants must be well-versed in legal practices and have at least a bachelor's degree in a relevant field and five years of experience in a leadership role.Read More...
Corporate legal directors primarily work on license agreements, including negotiating, drafting, and compliance, and they may also oversee and direct legal staff. A proven track record of leadership is highly beneficial for this position, and applicants should also have working knowledge of corporate law and contractual necessities with an emphasis on providing legal counsel to departmental heads. These directors typically answer to the senior vice president of the company and are often expected to develop a thorough understanding of the company’s legal department and functions.
Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential for this position, and typing skills and strict adherence to confidentiality laws and regulations are also important. Corporate legal directors typically work during regular weekly business hours, and some evening and weekend hours may occasionally be necessary depending on the caseload.
Corporate Legal Director Tasks
- Manage the legal affairs of a company/division.
- Manage outside counsel.
- Advise company's management on legal issues.
- Supervise legal staff operations, business planning and budget development.