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Assistant General Counsel - Us Department Manager

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In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 15 yrs required

Location

Attleboro, MA

Date Last Verified

Aug 12,2017

Posted on

Apr 21,2017
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Assistant General Counsel - US Department Manager The candidate will manage the Law Department which includes 3 attorneys, 1 contract manager, and 2 admins, and will be responsible for supporting our organization on a wide range of legal matters. Individual will also work with the General Counsel on specific projects. Manage the work of the legal team, and coordinate with our offices in Shanghai (Asia region) and Antrim (Europe region) on global matters. Provide assistance in a wide range of legal areas, which could include acquisitions, corporate governance matters, trade compliance and regulatory matters, litigation, employment matters, real estate, environmental matters, and complex contracts with customers and suppliers. Draft, review and negotiate domestic and some international contracts (including customer and supplier agreements, software licensing, IT services agreements, non-disclosure agreements etc.). Work alongside employees in different business units, including Engineering, Marketing, Sales, Human Resources, Facilities, Finance and IT. Motivation to learn the various aspects of the General Counsel’s role and work with General Counsel in addition to their regular duties. Manage various projects and deadlines. Advise business leaders on contract status, legal risks and business terms of various deals. Research legal issues impacting the organization. Keep up to date on legislative changes that may affect the company. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with the legal team and other departments. JD from accredited law school and 15+ years of experience in-house or relevant law firm experience required. Experience with publicly-traded companies as in-house counsel or law firm advisor and prior experience managing attorneys and other legal professionals, preferably as a General Counsel or Assistant General Counsel of a law department required. Superior communication skills, both written and verbal and strong organization skills with an ability to learn and multi-task required.

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Job ID: IRC28488

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