$171,679
Avg. Salary
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$32,500

Bonus

$10,000

Profit Sharing

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The average pay for a General Counsel in Atlanta, Georgia is $171,679 per year.

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Salary $85,284 - $253,796
Bonus $199 - $102,710
Profit Sharing $10,000
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$87,646 - $319,430
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 55

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 Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
4.8%

General Counsel Job Listings

Key Stats for General Counsel

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
44%

Experience Affects General Counsel Salaries

Late-Career
▲5%

National Average
$198,000

▼19%

Mid-Career
▼34%

Skills That Affect General Counsel Salaries


Human Resources
▲1%

National Average
$198,000

Legal Compliance
▼31%

Intellectual Property (IP)
▼31%

Contract Management
▼47%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
44%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 10%