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Top Division Legal Executive in the United States

How much does a Top Division Legal Executive earn in the United States? The average Top Division Legal Executive salary in the United States is $280,577 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $239,527 and $344,478. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Plans and directs all aspects of a division's legal affairs and ensures maximum protection of its legal rights. Leads the defense of the division in lawsuits and the prosecution of lawsuits on behalf of the division against others. Uses broad range of legal expertise and current knowledge to advise management on any regulatory changes or actions that may impact the business. Oversees the preparation of filings, applications, registrations and other legal documents. Requires a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school and may require admittance to a state bar. Typically reports to General Counsel or Chief Legal Officer. Manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function.

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