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Associate General Counsel

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Posted on

Jul 13, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required


Richmond, VA, United States


Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate
Litigation >> Litigation
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Job Description

Associate General Counsel, Legal


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Associate General Counsel

Role Summary:

Prepares and examines contracts involving leases, licenses, purchases, sales, insurance, etc. Provides legal counsel to the organization on issues arising from actual anticipated lawsuits and to prevent lawsuits. Prepares corporate resolutions and forms. Prepares legal pleadings, motions, discovery, stipulations, etc. Develop and recommend company policies and guidelines on legal and compliance issues. Conduct and coordinate research into a variety of legal issues. Perform investigations and conduct compliance training.  Provide legal counsel and advice to internal clients.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Draft, review, and edit reports, opinions, correspondence, articles, and other documents, as necessary
  • Draft, review, and administer complex vendor, client, and employment contracts
  • Represent the company and/or its officials in various legal proceedings
  • Other duties as assigned

Core Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Acts strategically with focus and direction
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Responsive, dependable and follows through
  • Motivated, self-starter with a sound judgment
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse level of business personnel

Function Specific Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Admission to State Bar with a license to practice in-house.
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, legal procedures
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws

Required Minimum Years Experience:

Minimum of 7 years of maritime law and litigation experience in an Admiralty law firm, corporate legal department, or shipping carrier

Required Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree and Juris Doctorate


Company info

Ocean Network Express (North America) Inc.

Company Profile

Ocean Network Express is a global transportation company with our main area of operations as international containerized shipping with a fleet size of 1.6 million TEU.

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