Legal Services Director
Also referred to as: Legal Affairs Director, Legal Services Director
Requirements and Responsibilities
Oversees the activities of the organization's legal department. Provides legal advice, interpretation, and guidance to senior management and officers regarding contracts, state/federal regulatory requirements, intellectual property or trademark protection, and other business matters. Reviews all information and prepares defense for any legal actions against the organization or advises on prosecuting lawsuits on behalf of the organization. Coordinates and reviews the work of internal or external legal staff. Manages staff of attorneys. Requires a special degree of JD. Typically reports to top management. Requires license to practice law. Typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. Typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments.
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Level of Education:  Legal Services Director Salaries with a JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent
Categories:  Legal Services, Executive and Management
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