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Contract Law Attorney / Corporate - General Attorney in Irvine, CA

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Company name

Cu Direct Corporation

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Contract Law
Corporate - General

Years of Experience

3-10 yrs required


Irvine, CA

Date Last Verified

May 15,2018

Posted on

Apr 04,2018

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Corporate Attorney/General Counsel The candidate will provide legal guidance and interpretation to senior management regarding contracts, state/federal and industry regulatory requirements, intellectual property or trademark protection, and other business affairs, specifically Business Development with various contract negotiations. Develop standards for vendor and client contracts, including general language and provisions. Develop a centralized and enterprise-wide contract process for both vendor and client contracts. Streamline and own client contracting; simplifying contract forms, ensuring state compliance and protections for CU Direct Draft contractual provisions based on strategy discussions, senior management input, and organizational needs and expectations. Review and approve contracts to assure accuracy and appropriateness of contract language and attachments. Act as liaison between various departments for contracts that have exception items that exceed the organizational risk tolerance, and remediate as appropriate. Participates in the definition and development of corporate policies, procedures and programs and provides continuing counsel and guidance on legal matters and on legal implications of all matters. Additionally, work with all applicable internal stakeholders to draft and update legal policies, notices, and terms of use for all product offerings, as applicable. Serves as key lawyer/legal advisor on all major business transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures. Manage litigation and judge the merits of major court cases filed against or on behalf of the company, works with the appropriate executive(s) to define a strategic defense and approves settlements of disputes where warranted. Oversees the selection, retention, management and evaluation of all outside counsel. Advises on legal aspects of the company’s financing, including assessing and advising on current and future business structures and legal entities. Create, update, and modify standardized templates for legal documents that meet acceptable organizational risk limits. Manage and negotiate annual corporate insurance policy. Interface with insurance companies regarding adequacy of coverage to ensure alignment between contract language and organizational risk tolerance.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have Graduate of an accredited law school (JD) with 3-10 years of legal practice or corporate in-house work. Should have admission (and active license) to a state bar (California required). Experience reviewing and negotiating complex and critical contracts is needed. Experience working on matters of corporate governance and with a board of directors is must. Experience managing other attorneys and supervising support staff in a corporation; experience with cost-effective management of outside legal resources is essential. Contract administration experience is required. Ability to build strong relationships and collaborate with stakeholders at all levels, internally and externally is needed.

Additional info

Requisition ID1025

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Cu Direct Corporation
2855 E. Guasti Road,
Suite 500
Ontario, CA 91761