The average salary for a Senior Corporate Counsel with Contract Negotiation skills is $149,229.
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Job Description for Senior Corporate Counsel
A senior corporate counsel position is part of an organization’s executive legal team. Responsibilities include negotiating and drafting various business contracts and service agreements, such as finance agreements, acquisition agreements, and joint venture agreements. The senior corporate counsel also performs review for all contracts, forms, and legal documents, making recommendations for any changes or additions to these documents. They are responsible for selecting and working with any outsi…Read more
Senior Corporate Counsel Tasks
- Advise all departments on legal norms, restrictions, and policies.
- Supervise technology and documentation processes.
- Oversee litigation when it arises.
- Draft, negotiate, review, and communicate agreements, documents, and policies.
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Popular Skills for Senior Corporate Counsel
Intellectual Property (IP)
Litigation Case Management
Legal Document Review
Skills in Legal Compliance, Regulatory Compliance and Intellectual Property (IP) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Legal Document Review and Litigation Case Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Corporate Counsel
An early career Senior Corporate Counsel with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $129,572 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Senior Corporate Counsel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $138,496 based on 82 salaries. An experienced Senior Corporate Counsel with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $155,035 based on 112 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $155,685.
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Employees with Senior Corporate Counsel in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 19.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (14.6% more) and San Francisco, California (14.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (10.9% less), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1.5% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (0.8% less).
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