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ProfileAssociate Counsel The candidate will report to the General Counsel and provide legal counsel and service to the company's corporate and subsidiary operating units in the areas of construction and other commercial contracts, business transactions, litigation management, intellectual property, real estate, compliance, risk management and general operational legal advice. Will serve as a member of the corporate legal team providing legal counsel as a generalist with particular emphasis on the following: Construction and other contracts-reviewing, drafting, editing and providing legal counsel and advice with respect to risks and suggested protective modifications of construction contracts, review and redrafting of various commercial agreements ranging from non-disclosure agreements, consultant agreements, agreements with service providers, equipment leases, engagement letters, agreements with respect to software and hardware, systems management contracts, bills of sale and procurement agreements. Real estate matters-reviewing, drafting, editing and providing legal counsel and advice with respect to leases, contracts to purchase or sale realty, easements, access and encroachment agreements, assignment and assumption agreements and condemnation proceedings. Litigation management-work closely with the affected business unit and advise, direct and manage outside counsel with respect to non-insured litigation matters, including construction defect and collection matters. Service of process matters-serve as primary recipient of service of process on company entities, including formal notices, suits, demands, garnishment, governmental notices and subpoenas. Coordinate with affected party with respect to responsive action. Intellectual property-coordinate with business personnel with respect to IP needs and conduct oversight of outside counsel with respect to patent and trademark matters.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate must have Juris doctorate degree from an accredited law school and Licensed to practice in Texas. Should have 5 years of experience as a licensed, practicing attorney with strong corporate and commercial law experience at a top law firm or in-house. Proficient on Word and Outlook programs is required. Excellent telephone/communication/professional skills is needed. Superior knowledge of corporate, transactional and general commercial law principles with emphasis on construction sector is a plus. Excellent written and oral communication, analytical and drafting skills is needed.
Deadline: 06 June 2018