In-house pay and bonuses continue to rise as US general counsel buck economic trend
Salaries for US general counsel rose last year despite the global financial crisis, according to new research by Legal Week sister title Corporate Counsel. The magazine's 2009 GC compensation survey, which is based on in-depth research into the 2008 salary packages of the 100 best-paid general counsels in the US, found that average salaries increased by 5% to $596,393 (£354,685), while average bonuses also increased marginally - rising by just less than 1% to $1.16m (£689,870).
US general counsel saw salary packages climb 5% last year despite the economic downturn, says survey
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