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Corporate Counsel

Company name

HMSHost Corporation

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jul 06,2018

Posted on

Apr 12,2018

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required


Bethesda, MD
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Corporate Counsel The candidate will be responsible for providing support to the legal department in one or more legal areas such as real estate, mergers and acquisitions, contracts, litigation, employment, compliance or taxation. May be asked to provide counsel in various legal areas, including litigation, contract negotiations and compliance. As a part of each of these functions, the position will draft and negotiate contracts on behalf of the firm and work closely with a number of in-house departments. Provides legal support, including drafting, reviewing and negotiating contractual agreements, including Limited liability company operating agreements; Real estate leases; Letters of intent; Nondisclosure agreements; and Consulting agreements. Manages other complex legal matters as assigned. Manages outside counsel, legal assistants or administrative staff, as assigned. Provides counsel to legal department within area of legal expertise. Identifies risks and develops processes to eliminate or mitigate risks. Supports legal department as needed.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree and Juris Doctorate; must be a member in good standing at one or more state bar associations. Requires 4 years of experience in relevant field. Must possess and promote high ethical standards. Requires experience and comfort interacting with management. Requires superior organizational skills and ability to manage multiple high-priority major legal projects simultaneously. Sound judgment and strong negotiating, decision making, critical thinking, deductive reasoning, and problem solving skills. Strong knowledge of legal research tools, proficiency in legal research. Excellent drafting and communications skills – oral, written, editorial skills and attention to detail. Experience interacting with executive levels and ability to work without supervision. Requires strong oral, written and interpersonal skills. Ability to travel.

Additional info

Job ID: 20180412-47361

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
HMSHost Corporation
6905 Rockledge Drive
Bethesda, MD 20817

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