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Associate Counsel

Company name

Aegion Corporation

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Aug 13,2018

Posted on

Jun 29,2018

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Chesterfield, MO
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Insurance
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Associate Counsel The candidate is responsible for supporting the global legal needs of multiple business units within firm’s Infrastructure Solutions Platform (ISP), including dispute management, problem solving and counseling on a wide variety of matters. Prepares and reviews various legal instruments and documents, such as contracts, leases, licenses, purchases, sales, etc. Where appropriate to protect the Company, suggests alternative provisions in contracts or subcontracts. Negotiates with the other party to craft provisions that are acceptable to both the other party and the Company. Examines case facts and law to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting lawsuits, bond claims or liens. Oversees outside attorneys who defend or prosecute any lawsuits, claims, mediations or arbitrations involving the US operations of ISP for which the Associate Counsel has primary responsibility. Oversees and manages the budget for outside attorneys and expert witnesses for all matters involving the US operations of ISP for which the Associate Counsel has primary responsibility. Gathers evidence and information to support management (legal and business) decision making. Advises both the Senior Executives and Project Managers of ISP on government regulations and/or legal rights. Works closely with the business units and finance personnel to review aged account receivables and assists with the collection of amounts owed to firm. Contributes to special projects across ISP, firm and firm’s Legal Department. Attends to miscellaneous legal questions and projects of the ISP business units on a daily basis (as required). Other duties as required.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Juris Doctor degree and current admission to a state Bar association at the time of employment, and admission to the Missouri Bar within six (months) of employment. 1+ year of legal experience is required. New law school graduate is considered if they have prior work experience in a professional environment. Experience in the construction industry is helpful. Must have generalist background with both dispute resolution and transactional skills.

Additional info

Job ID 2018-9289

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Aegion Corporation
17988 Edison Avenue
Saint Louis, MO 63005

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