Average Experienced Legal Counsel with Corporate Governance Skills Salary in New York, New York

$215,500
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$16,500
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The average salary for an Experienced Legal Counsel with Corporate Governance skills in New York, New York is $215,500.
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$162k
MEDIAN
$216k
75%
$267k
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$162k - $267k
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$7k - $70k
Total Pay
$176k - $308k

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Job Description for Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel Tasks
  • Advise business in legal affairs of the company including government regulations, taxes, and legal and human rights.
  • Apply for registration and copyrights for the products, processes, and trademarks of the organization.
  • Manage disputes and litigations.
  • Prepare and review legal documents including contracts, licenses, leases, sales and purchases, and real estate, etc.

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Popular Skills for Legal Counsel

Skills that pay less than market rate include Contract Management, Legal Research, Legal Document Review, Legal Compliance and Contract Negotiation.

Pay by Experience Level for Legal Counsel

An early career Legal Counsel with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $104,762 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Legal Counsel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $150,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Years of Experience

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Early Career
54.5%
Mid Career
45.5%

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