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How many years until "senior counsel" as in-house legal counsel

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Hello, I was wondering approximately how many years on average it takes someone to move from "legal counsel" to "senior legal counsel" in an in-house environment. I get that year-of-call is not the only relevant factor here, but similar to how many firms expect associates to become partners within 6-7 years, was hoping to get a guideline for what this looks like in the in-house world.

Any feedback would be appreciated!

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In the places that have kind of standardized it, it’s usually some combination of 6-7 years of practice and 2-3 years in the job. 

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Yeah, I’d also say 6-7 years of work experience, whether at that company or elsewhere. 

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