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The average pay for a General Counsel with Real Estate skills is $178,148 per year.

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Salary $97,871 - $255,321
Bonus $24,566
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$97,871 - $275,747
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

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.

General Counsel Job Listings

General Counsel Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

General Counsel in Dayton:
"Corporate attorney specializing in health care law."
Find the area of law and environment that suits you best.

General Counsel in Dayton:
"Corporate attorney specializing in health care law."
Find the area of law and environment that best suits you.

General Counsel in Louisville:
"No Job Reviews, Politically Charged Atmosphere."
Absentee owner and back-biting executives.

General Counsel in utah:
"Take the initiative and to best build the business."
As General Counsel, it is important to have not only good legal skills, but also you are usually a member of upper level, executive management. It is imperative to understand the legal and business needs of the business and to be an active participant in resolving problems and building the business. This requires General Counsel to take a proprietary interest in the success of the business. Also, this is a position which benefits enormous from a broad range and extended time of experience and the attendant understanding, insight and maturity that comes with such experience. General Counsel also be very good at supervising and coordinating the work of different persons and work groups both in terms of day-to-day business and longer range plans and projects. General Counsel must be able to prioritize and "juggle multiple balls" so to speak, because there often is not time to carefully analyze and research for the decisions that must be made on a daily basis.

General Counsel in Salt Lake City:
"General Counsel - Vice President."
As general counsel, it is important to have not only good legal skills, but also you are usually a member of upper management. It is imperative to understand the legal and business needs of the business and to be an active participant in resolving problems and building the business. This requires general counsel to take a proprietary interest in the success of the business. Also, this is a position which benefits enormous from a broad range and extended time of experience and the attendant understanding, insight and maturity. General counsel also be very good at supervising and coordinating the work of different persons and work groups both in terms of day-to-day business and longer range plans and projects. General counsel must be able to prioritize and "juggle multiple balls" so to speak, because there often is not time to carefully analyze and research for the decisions that must be made on a daily basis.

General Counsel in Washington:
"Promote yourself."
Need to promote self and a coo polish, wants to senior managements.

General Counsel in New York:
"Be diplomatic."
Get to know senior management.

Key Stats for General Counsel

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
50%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
50%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 29%