Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Deputy General Counsel is $205,500
What Do Deputy General Counsels Do?
Businesses which file or face lawsuits, or need advice regarding legal issues, refer to a "general counsel." The deputy general counsel is, in most situations, the backup general counsel who works underneath a more experienced attorney to perform necessary legal work, which may include appearing in court or preparing for legal proceedings.
A deputy general counsel works primarily in an office during regular business hours, though this can vary depending on the company's immediate needs. In …Read more
- Provide counsel and representation in areas such as torts, administrative proceedings, public records, contracts, and more.
- Coordinate with external legal counsel as necessary.
- Prepare and prosecute claims against others, and present status reports on progress.
- Prepare witnesses, conduct relevant research, and draft pleadings and briefs.