Associate General Counsel
Also referred to as: Associate General Counsel, Associate Legal Counsel, Deputy Chief Legal Counsel
Requirements and Responsibilities
Assists in protecting an organization's legal interest and maintaining its operations within the scope established by law. Provides hands-on counsel to all levels of executive staff and manages the operations of legal department. Identifies and analyzes legal issues, drafts key documents, presents clear recommendations to top management, and assures legal compliance. May manage attorneys in several legal specializations including tax, litigation, acquisitions, IP, etc. Requires a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school. Requires admittance to a state bar. Typically reports to the Top Legal Executive or General Counsel. Manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. Typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function.
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Level of Education:  Associate General Counsel Salaries with a JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent
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