$198,312
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The average pay for a General Counsel in Irvine, California is $198,312 per year.

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Salary $116,223 - $269,790
Bonus $8,500 - $90,000
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$121,642 - $345,886
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 24 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 33

Job Description for General Counsel

General counselors work in the business world as the main legal advisers for their respective companies. If a company specializes in a particular type of industry, such as manufacturing, their general counsel will likely be a specialist or have prior experience in the types of law that may be especially applicable to that company. For instance, an insurance company may want to hire a general counsel who is already experienced with insurance fraud law.

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General Counsel Tasks
  • Provide legal advice on legal and regulatory issues and federal and state laws and regulations.
  • Represent client or corporation in negotiations with accounts and regulators.
  • Draft, review and negotiate contracts.
  • Assist with possible mergers, acquisitions and formation of business entities.

About Irvine, California

Orange County, California
256,927
Male:
125,411 (48.8%)
Female:
131,516 (51.2%)
Irvine (/ˈɜːrvaɪn/ UR-vyn) is an affluent city in Orange County, California, United States. It is a planned city; the Irvine Company started developing the area in the 1960s. Formally incorporated on December 28, 1971, the 66-square-mile (170 km2) city had a population of 212,375 as of the 2010 census; in 2016 the city's population was 258,386. In 2016, Irvine became the largest city in the continental United States with an Asian American plurality, constituting around 45% of the city's population. A number of corporations, particularly in the technology and semiconductor sectors, have their national or international headquarters in Irvine. Irvine is also home to several higher education institutions including the University of California, Irvine (UCI), Concordia University, Irvine Valley College, the Orange County Center of the University of Southern California (USC), and campuses of California State University Fullerton (CSUF), University of La Verne, and Pepperdine University. The...
Irvine:
$93,781
California:
$64,500
$2,070
Irvine:
$777,000
California:
$449,100
3.0%

General Counsel Job Listings

Key Stats for General Counsel

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
33%

Experience Affects General Counsel Salaries

Late-Career
▲47%

National Average
$219,000

Experienced
▼4%

Skills That Affect General Counsel Salaries

Litigation Case Management
▲45%

Legal Compliance
▲22%

Contract Negotiation
▲21%

National Average
$219,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 7%