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Assistant Counsel

Company name

Fincantieri Marine Systems North America

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jun 23, 2020

Valid Through

Oct 06, 2020

Posted on

May 19, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - M&A
Labor & Employment >> Labor & Employment
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Assistant Counsel
DUTIES: Understanding business requirements and the Company’s risk tolerance, and providing legal advice and business counsel consistent with same. Effectively drafting, negotiating, reviewing, and interpreting rights and obligations under myriad agreements from every day transactions to complex matters, including general commercial, technology, employment, labor relations, real estate, professional services, and confidentiality/non-disclosure. Managing outside counsel, including oversight of work product, to ensure effective execution of FMG’s objectives. Maintaining and supporting a culture of legal and compliance excellence. Travelling, domestic and international, as necessary. Act as liaison between U.S. legal department and Italian legal department on topics of mutual concern.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: A Law degree from a leading, accredited law school and active license to practice law is required. 2 years of legal practice handling commercial matters, including some combination of corporate, transactions, M&A, labor and employment, and/or commercial disputes is preferred. Foundational training at an Am Law firm or prior in-house experience is preferred. Experience working in or counseling clients engaged in manufacturing is preferred. Experience with government contracts a plus. Must abide by and enforce all organizational policies and procedures. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously from inception to completion and achieve goals. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to present information and reports to management timely, clearly, and concisely. Detail-oriented, analytical, and technical yet flexible, self-motivated, and big picture minded. Commitment to high standards of quality and ethics. Ability to collaborate, build relationships, gain credibility, and partner with others up and down a global organization. Must have strong Microsoft Office Suites computer skills. Must have strong organizational and time management skills. Must have the ability to maintain a professional demeanor. Must have ability to maintain confidentiality.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Fincantieri Marine Systems North America
55 M Street Southeast
Suite 910
Washington, DC 20003

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