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ProfileSenior Counsel The candidate will act in an advisory capacity regarding legal matters to executive, line and staff organizations within the company. Generally assist the company and its subsidiaries at all levels in the identification and minimization of risks and reducing legal exposure in relation to existing and future operations of the company. Depending upon the specific position, members of the Law Department support the Company in two broad respects: (a) by counseling on legal and risk matters (including project, corporate, and merger and acquisition risks), and advising throughout project pursuit and execution – from contract negotiation to early identification and resolution of project risks to dispute resolution and (b) by assisting the company in satisfying applicable compliance and regulatory requirements and mitigating risks on an enterprise-wide basis. This position represents the company in negotiations with third parties and their counsel, government agencies, and other outside parties. This role evaluates the impact of existing and proposed regulations, court decisions, and law including any proposed changes in the law that might affect company policies and operating procedures. Develop negotiation positions and strategies for company transactions. Perform analyses of complex legal issues and evolving legal theories as they relate to the company's business. Advise and counsel management on legal and business matters and risk management; act as liaison with outside counsel, client representatives, vendors, subcontractors, and governmental agencies, both domestic and foreign. Review various contracts, leases, and other corporate legal documents; make recommendations for modification, revision, and clarification of documents as needed. Develop standard documents and perform review of joint venture and partnership documents, secrecy and licensing agreements, contracts, and other corporate documents. Prepare powers of attorney, officers' certificates, minutes, resolutions, and other corporate documents for domestic and foreign subsidiaries. Accredited professional law degree based on country requirements and 8+ years of work-related experience; a professional license, certification, or registration that may be required in order to practice law in the applicable jurisdiction; some locations may have additional or different qualifications in order to comply with local requirements required. Ability to communicate effectively with audiences that include but are not limited to management, coworkers, clients, vendors, contractors, and visitors required. Ability: to learn and apply knowledge of applicable local, state/province, and federal/national statutes and guidelines; to attend to detail and work in a time-conscious and time-effective manner required. Experience working in either private practice or corporate or government environment preferred. Applicable license(s) and registration(s) in area of specialty or discipline preferred. Outstanding project management, organizational, and critical thinking skills required. Proficient in the use of computers to include the use of word processing, e-mail, spreadsheets, and electronic presentation programs required.
Job ID: 100280BR