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Corporate - General Attorney in Winston Salem, NC

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Company name

Reynolds American Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Corporate - General

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required

Location

Winston Salem, NC

Date Last Verified

May 16,2018

Posted on

May 15,2018

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Profile

Senior Counsel - Corporate The candidate work on iconic brands and revolutionary products by collaborating with visionary, principled and passionate people every day. Responsible for providing specialized legal support and counsel on corporate, finance, treasury, tax, procurement and other general business matters, including commercial, corporate, information technology, international trade, mergers and acquisitions, and ethics and compliance. Lead counsel responsible for providing specialized legal support and counsel to the Finance, Treasury, Tax, Information Technology and International Trade functions on corporate and general business issues. Lead counsel responsible for drafting, reviewing, negotiating and providing specialized legal support and counsel on commercial, corporate and information technology/data security agreements, working closely with the Procurement function and other internal stakeholders. Assist with corporate mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, including drafting and reviewing transaction documents (confidentiality agreements, letters of intent and principal transaction documents); assisting with due diligence in connection with transactions/potential transactions; and providing advice on transactional issues. Assist with procurement, corporate secretarial and related corporate governance matters. Assist with management of company’s ethics and compliance function, including monitoring of investigations, program awareness initiatives, risk-based training and program governance. Monitor developments in corporate and other relevant legal areas to ensure companies are following best practices and complying with applicable legal requirements. Continue legal education through seminars, CLE and ongoing reading of legal periodicals. Support and assist Vice President, Head of Ethics and Compliance, Assistant General Counsel and Secretary, as requested, in connection with the performance of his duties and responsibilities and in completion of other legal services as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Law degree with record showing strong academic achievement required. Licensed to practice in one or more jurisdictions. Must have knowledge of corporate and commercial law required, and experience in mergers and acquisitions desired. Large law firm experience of at least 7+ years preferred. Should have excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as the ability to identify and resolve complex legal issues, are required. An ability to interact effectively with internal stakeholders is required.

Additional info

Req ID 12223

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Reynolds American Inc.
401 N. Main St.
Winston Salem, NC 27102-2990
Phone: 262-439-1893