A Senior Staff Counsel earns an average salary of $110,553 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$69,862 - $164,829
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MEDIAN: $110,552
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$69,862 - $168,077  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Job Description for Senior Staff Counsel

Large corporations need fairly robust legal departments to handle a variety of internal and external processes. A senior staff counsel is an upper-level employee at the top of a company's legal team who is often tasked with providing legal guidance and interpretation to an executive board; they may also be responsible for high-level supervision and management within the legal department itself and reporting from it to executives and board members.

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Senior Staff Counsel Tasks

  • Work within and lead cross-disciplinary teams made up of both attorneys and corporate employees.
  • Present solutions to complex legal issues so that upper management can make informed business decisions.
  • Advise upper-level management on the legal implications of business decisions.

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Experience Affects Senior Staff Counsel Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$116,000

Experienced
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Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
54%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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