The average salary for a Corporate Legal Director is $145,971.
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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. Corporate legal directors primarily work on license agreements, including negotiating, drafting, and compliance, and they may also oversee and direct legal staff. A proven tr…Read more
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Popular Skills for Corporate Legal Director
Intellectual Property (IP)
Legal Document Review
Skills in Commercial are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Legal Document Review, Intellectual Property (IP), Legal Compliance and Contract Negotiation.
Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Legal Director
An early career Corporate Legal Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $91,563 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Corporate Legal Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $144,416 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Corporate Legal Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $155,767 based on 20 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $165,000.
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