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General Counsel

Company name

CO-OP Financial Services

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jun 25,2018

Posted on

Apr 11,2018

Years of Experience

7-10 yrs required


Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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General Counsel The candidate will be providing executive and senior management with effective advice on company strategies and their implementation, managing the legal team and function, and obtaining and overseeing the work of outside counsel. Will manage the enterprise wide vendor and client contract process, and is directly involved in complex business transactions in negotiating critical contracts. Serves as key lawyer/legal advisor on all major business transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures. 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. 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. Structures and manages the company’s internal legal function and staff. 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. 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. Manage enterprise-wide Contract Management Database System and associated processes to improve the archival rational and tracking of contractual obligations, deadlines, and expirations. 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. Create, update, and modify standardized templates for legal documents that meet acceptable organizational risk limits. 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. 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. Act as liaison between various departments for contracts that have exception items that exceed the organizational risk tolerance, and remediate as appropriate. Collaborate with appropriate stakeholders to develop formal privacy program.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have Graduate of an accredited law school (JD) with 7-10 years of legal practice or corporate in-house work. Should have admission (and active license) to a State Bar (California preferred). Experience reviewing and negotiating complex and critical contracts is required. Experience working on matters of corporate governance and with a board of directors is needed. Experience managing other attorneys and supervising support staff in a corporation; experience with cost-effective management of outside legal resources is must. Experience in the EFT industry, with ATM or POS knowledge is essential. Credit Union industry experience/knowledge is needed. Proficient PC knowledge and the use of standard software packages, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is essential. Contract administration experience is needed. Familiarity with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures is must. Thorough understanding of general insurance provisions and associated risks is needed.

Additional info

Req No. 2017-1893

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
CO-OP Financial Services
9692 Haven Ave
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

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