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Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary

Company name

Hi-Crush Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type


Posted on

Oct 15,2019

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Houston, TX, United States


Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate
Corporate >> Corporate - M&A
Corporate >> Corporate - Securities and Capital Markets
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Reporting to the General Counsel, the Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary will be responsible for Compliance and Corporate Governance activities for the organization, including advising on legal issues related to the SEC and NYSE for a publicly-traded C-Corporation, assisting with due diligence for M&A activity, reviewing and negotiating supplier and customer contracts, and supporting the overall legal efforts for the organization.

Essential Functions Statement(s)

  1. Assist in protecting the organization's legal interest and maintaining its operations within the scope established by law
  2. Support and collaborate with commercial, executive and other cross-functional teams to provide strategic business oriented legal advice
  3. Support the negotiation and documentation of M&A, strategic transactions and partnerships
  4. Prepare, review, negotiate, and manage a variety of contracts and transactional agreements, including commercial agreements, vendor agreements, licensing agreements, master service agreements, consulting agreements, transportation agreements, confidentiality agreements, supply or distribution agreements, and leases.
  5. Identify and communicate issues and risks for agreements and collaborate and recommend mitigation strategies.
  6. Manage reporting and compliance under the Federal securities laws and NYSE; Prepare and review all SEC filings, including current and periodic reports, proxy statements, and Section 16 filings
  7. Coordinate and manage outside counsel
  8. Maintain current knowledge of relevant legal principles, practices and trends
  9. Ensure quality and timeliness of legal advice
  10. Support the continuous improvement of legal processes to promote efficiency
  11. Undertake Special projects as required to support new business initiatives
  12. Attend board and committee meetings and record meeting minutes
  13. Develop, review, revise, and maintain corporate policies and charters
  14. Complete other duties as assigned by management




  1. JD degree from an accredited law school

Experience & Skills:

  1. 5+ Years of legal experience in a law firm or in-house counsel
  2. Experience in federal securities laws and NYSE regulations
  3. Experience with contracts review and negotiation
  4. Ability to prioritize multiple projects independently.
  5. Possess strong, independent work ethic.
  6. Strong analytical, written, and oral skills.
  7. Ability to ensure and maintain strict confidentiality and loyalty
  8. Initiative to work independently to meet critical deadlines and manage multiple, concurrent projects simultaneously.
  9. Adapts to changing priorities and welcomes new challenges and opportunities.

Certifications & Licenses:

  1. Any State Bar Association; TX preferred

Other Requirements

  1. This position must maintain regular office hours, set by the supervisor and company policy
  2. Some nights and weekends are required


Company info

Hi-Crush Inc.

Company Profile

Hi-Crush Inc. is a premier provider of proppant and logistics solutions to the North American petroleum industry. Our portfolio of purpose-built production facilities is capable of producing 17.3 million tons per year of high-quality monocrystalline sand, a specialized mineral used as a proppant during the well completion process to facilitate oil and natural gas recovery. Our production facilities’ direct access to major U.S. railroads enhances our delivery capabilities into consuming basins, while our strategically located owned and operated in-basin terminals as well as our in-basin production facilities position us within close proximity to significant activity in all major oil and gas basins for advantageous truck transportation. Our integrated services include Hi-Crush proppant supply and midstream distribution management; Pronghorn advanced logistics and wellsite operations; NexStage silo equipment sales and leasing; and PropDispatch proppant management, logistics dispatch and inventory monitoring software.

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