Average Late-Career General Counsel with Corporate Governance Skills Salary in New York, New York

$247,000
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$75,000
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The average salary for a Late-Career General Counsel with Corporate Governance skills in New York, New York is $247,000.
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$121k
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$247k
90%
$357k
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$121k - $357k
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$35k - $98k
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$121k - $433k

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Job Description for General Counsel

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.

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Popular Skills for General Counsel

Skills in Contract Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Intellectual Property (IP), Regulatory Compliance, Legal Compliance and Contract Negotiation.

Pay by Experience Level for General Counsel

A mid-career General Counsel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $189,250 based on 11 salaries. An experienced General Counsel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $212,773 based on 20 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (25.4% less), Houston, Texas (25.1% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (20.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 31 survey responses.
Mid Career
35.5%
Experienced
64.5%

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