Top Legal Executive
Also referred to as: Top Legal Executive, Chief Legal Executive, Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel, Global Vice President of Legal Affairs
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 a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school. Requires admittance to a state bar. Typically reports to CEO. Top level or C level management. Responsible for the development of functional or business unit strategy for the entire organization. Defines corporate vision and strategy establishes company direction and focus. Executes multiple high impact initiatives to achieve overall corporate goals.
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Level of Education:  Top Legal Executive 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