The nine million dollar woman: tobacco GC tops ranking of highest paid US in-house legal heads

Disney, Time Warner and Boeing lawyers among top ten best-paid US corporate counsel

Each year, ALM Legal Intelligence digs through proxy filings from companies to determine how much some of the biggest name US in-house legal leaders are paid.

Our 2017 General Counsel Compensation Survey, which reflects pay data from 2016, shows that, while GCs at major US corporations still aren’t paid quite as much as, say, their CEO counterparts, their paychecks are certainly nothing to sniff at.

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