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ProfileAssociate Corporate Counsel The candidate will provide legal support on a range of transactions for a variety of internal business groups and serve as a member of the corporate legal department, and collaborate with and support our management team. Lead nationwide management group in ensuring regulatory safety compliance. Review, negotiate, draft and revise a variety of commercial contracts from the myriad of vendors and suppliers including service agreements, non-disclosure agreements, procurement agreements, etc. and real property transactions including leases. Manage and settle disputes related to personal injury, and other minor tort claims and contract disputes. Manage in-take of contract requests and conduct internal client interviews related to contracts and other legal projects to understand issues and then advise clients as to best practices in addressing such issues and conducting the transactions at hand. Develop and maintain strong business relationships as a key relationship manager for the corporate legal department among the various internal business groups requiring legal support. Ensure the legal department staff is kept apprised of material developments and matters on a timely basis exercising sound business and legal judgment to enable General Counsel to discharge their duties and responsibilities. Demonstrate leadership and team-working skills in support of a collaborative environment. Organize, direct and provide legal support in specified areas under the direction of the senior corporate attorneys. Exercise discretion and maintain a high degree of confidentiality. Performs other job related duties as assigned.
Qualification and Experience
QUALIFICATIONS: JD Degree from an accredited law school, passing of the California State Bar Examination, and 5+ years experience including direct support of senior executives. Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook). internet/Intranet experience required, with the ability to navigate Lexis and Westlaw legal research databases. Ability to read and interpret documents such as commercial contracts, vendor / supplier agreements, non-disclosure agreements, procurement agreements and leases; ability to write legal reports and correspondence; ability to effectively present information and persuade a wide range of audiences.