Top Legal Executive
Also referred to as: Chief Legal Executive, Chief Legal Officer, VP, Legal, General Counsel, Vice President of Legal, Top Legal Executive
Requirements and Responsibilities
Plans and directs all aspects of an organization's legal affairs and ensures all business policies and activities are managed correctly and in compliance with current laws. Reviews changes to law and regulations and advises management about any impact to the business. Provides guidance and counsel to management on business transactions and initiatives. Leads the defense of the organization in lawsuits and the prosecution of lawsuits on behalf of the organization against others. Ensures that all company communications, contracts, documents, filings and press releases undergo a legal review. May engage and coordinate with outside counsel for certain matters. Requires an advanced degree of JD. Typically reports to CEO. Requires admission to the state bar. Manages a business unit, division, or corporate function with major organizational impact. Establishes overall direction and strategic initiatives for the given major function or line of business. Has acquired the business acumen and leadership experience to become a top function or division head.
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Level of Education:  Top Legal Executive Salaries with a JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent
Categories:  Legal Services, Executive and Management
Industries:  Aerospace & Defense, Biotechnology, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Healthcare, Hospitality & Leisure, Insurance, Internet, Media, MFG Durable, MFG Nondurable, Pharmaceuticals, Retail & Wholesale, Software & Networking, Telecom, Transportation,
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