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Associate General Counsel

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Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required

Location

Morristown, NJ

Date Last Verified

Aug 10,2017

Posted on

Aug 08,2017
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Associate General Counsel The candidate will function as a key member of the legal team and must possess excellent legal and business judgment. This position reports directly to the Vice President and General Counsel -Americas. The primary focus within the first 1 -2 years will support the company’s operating company and business in Canada. Provide outstanding legal support to business partners (internal clients) across the organization. Draft, review, and negotiate construction, service, supply and other commercial agreements and documents assuring that both legal and business objectives are met. Work with colleagues to continuously improve contract structure and processes as well as implementation and adherence to internal policies and best practices. Manage litigation in areas that include commercial disputes, employment and personal injury. Advise on regulatory, compliance and government affairs related matters. Complete special projects as assigned by the General Counsel. Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school and 7+ years of experience at a top law firm or in-house required. Excellent academic credentials and license and in good standing to practice law in one or more states required. Prior experience providing legal support for companies operating in Canada is a plus. Excellent: judgment and ability to provide practical, solution oriented legal advice; written and oral communication and interpersonal skills required. Broad practice area experience with a core competency in drafting, analyzing and negotiating contracts required.

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