Alternate Job Titles: Legal Affairs Director, Legal Services Director
How much does a Legal Services Director make? The median annual Legal Services Director salary is $165,881, as of September 27, 2017, with a range usually between $143,007-$190,480, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Legal Services Director in the United States.
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Legal Services Director in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Legal Services Director in the United States is $165,881, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Legal Services Director in the United States are expected to make less than $165,881.
Source: HR Reported data as of September 27, 2017
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This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Legal Services Director that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Legal Services Director are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of October 2017
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. View full job description