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ProfileCorporate Legal Counsel - Generalist (Transactional focus) The candidate will draft, review, revise and negotiate varied legal documents in numerous areas of contract and commercial law and corporate transactions. Provide legal advice and counsel to executives, directors of departments, and other business clients, using discretion and exercising independent judgment in numerous areas of contract and commercial law, general corporate transactions, and adversarial matters. Research and analyze various legal issues presented by clients and/or pertinent to business operations or matters and present results through preparation of legal memoranda and/or interaction with clients. Serve as liaison between Legal Services department and certain business clients by acting as primary contact for assigned business units and representing the department on various task forces and committees. Anticipate and identify potential legal issues and develop and recommend company policies and positions on same. Pursue continuing education on industry, evolving business operations, and company business strategies. Assist in educating and informing business clients on role of Legal Services department and in legal procedure. Assist in managing provision of legal services by outside counsel and other legal service providers as related to assigned business units and/or matters. Ensure accurate billing by outside counsel on a project specific basis. Timely and accurately enter and update status of projects in matter management system and contracts in enterprise contract system. Maintain accurate time log in matter management system for work performed, as required. Various other tasks as assigned. HS Diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s Degree and Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited law school required. 3+ years of experience in a law firm and/or as corporate counsel, with experience in transactional business, strong contract review and drafting skills required. Tax and/or commercial business operations experience preferred. Proficient in Microsoft Office and in on-line legal research, with ability to learn new software applications and programs, ability to type efficiently and prepare own documents and correspondence without reliance on dictation, and strong drafting, negotiation and oral communication required.
Job ID: 96541