Job Details

Franchise Counsel

Company name

Assurant Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Valid Through

Nov 13, 2020

Posted on

Jul 31, 2020

Years of Experience

4-6 yrs required

Location

Atlanta, GA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Franchise Law >> Franchise Law
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Franchise Counsel
The candidate will provide advice, strategic and transactional support to sales, operations, marketing, finance, business development and product management groups. Analyze and assess contractual and legal risks. Counsel and advise business clients on ramifications of those risks and potential mitigation strategies. May work cross-functionally with compliance, risk management, insurance, information security and vendor management groups. Will provide legal consultation in the probable interpretation of contracts, application of relevant laws and regulations to include researching and performing analysis impact of federal and state statutes, recent court opinions and administrative interpretations on business practices and procedures. Participate on cross-functional team in connection with design, review and implementation of strategic projects including development of new products and services. Draft, review and negotiate complex agreements and contracts materially impacting the business to reflect current and changing business/legal needs including drafting various franchise-related agreements and regulatory filings (e.g. franchise disclosure documents and participation agreements). Supervise outside legal counsel.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Undergraduate degree. Must have Juris Doctorate Degree. Must be Member of US Bar in good standing. Must have 4-6 years of legal experience with franchise law practicing in a law firm or corporation, or combination of the both, working on major transactional-based franchise matters. Must have effective communication skills verbal and writing skills. In depth knowledge of statues and regulations governing insurance, service contracts and related products is preferred. Experience with franchise regulators and industry trade organizations is plus. Ability to manage a significant workload with competing priorities efficiently is desired. Experience litigating franchise and/or complex commercial disputes is preferred.

Additional info

Requisition Number R-86629

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Assurant Inc.
260 Interstate North Circle, NW
Atlanta, GA 30339-2210