The average salary for an Experienced Senior Corporate Counsel is $155,740.
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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
Skills in Legal Compliance and Intellectual Property (IP) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Litigation Case Management, Regulatory Compliance and Contract Negotiation.
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 $127,278 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Senior Corporate Counsel with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $142,383 based on 106 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $159,763.
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Employees with Senior Corporate Counsel in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 15.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (13.3% more) and Irvine, California (11.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (11.3% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2.9% less).
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