Job Details

Senior Legal Counsel

Company name

Overhead Door Corporation

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Feb 09, 2021

Posted on

Dec 07, 2020

Years of Experience

7-10 yrs required

Location

Lewisville, TX, United States

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate
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Position Function

  • The position is accountable for assisting the General Counsel and Assistant General Counsel.
  • The incumbent will, in the meeting of accountabilities, develop strong working relationships with all levels of management, litigation counsel from all parts of the country, and counterparts at companies in various industries.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Have or develop proficiency in all corporate legal areas which are relevant to the Company’s business.
  • Draft and negotiate contracts and assist with varied commercial transactions.
  • Manage product liability and commercial litigation matters from inception through trial.
  • Assist with varied employment law matters, including non-competition agreements, EEOC charges, and other issues. 
  • Review product publications, including manuals and installation instructions, and assist with development of warnings.
  • Ensure the Company’s compliance with new and existing federal and state regulations applicable to the Company’s business. 
  • Assist with M&A activity, including preparation of supporting documentation, and due diligence review.  
  • Provide counsel to Company employees and management on antitrust matters. 
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with all levels of the Company’s management and with outside counsel. 
  • Provide general legal support and counseling to the Company’s management and employees. 

Qualifications

  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills, and decision making skills.
  • The incumbent should be proficient in MS Word, Excel, and Power Point.

Education

  • JD degree from a respected law school and a membership in one or more State Bar.
  • Minimum of seven to ten years' experience in corporate law matters with a law firm or the legal department of a major corporation.

Company info

Overhead Door Corporation

Company Profile

Today, Overhead Door Corporation, a $1.1B company, has three operational divisions – Access Systems Division (Overhead Door, Wayne Dalton and TODCO plus our services arm, Creative Door and NationServe), The Genie®Company, and Horton Automatics – all heralded as industry leaders.

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