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Associate Corporate Counsel

Company name

JBS Swift & Company

Organization Type


Job Type


Valid Through

Sep 05, 2020

Posted on

May 23, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Greeley, CO, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - M&A
Litigation >> Litigation - Labor & Employment
Litigation >> Litigation - Real Estate
Litigation >> Litigation - Securities Litigation
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Associate Corporate Counsel
The candidate will serve as a generalist, acting as an integral member of the Company’s legal team by advising senior leaders on all legal matters affecting the Company, including business transactions, litigation, IP, M&A, compliance, securities, employment matters, real estate, managing the Company’s contracting process, and supporting all business units in their day-to-day tasks. Will negotiate and draft a wide variety of commercial contracts. Will do transactional oversight including leading mergers and acquisitions. Will perform contract negotiation. Manage and assist with all aspects of the litigation process, including assessing risk, developing strategy, partnering with outside counsel, reviewing pleadings, discovery, etc. Will adhere to securities laws compliance. Manage commercial sales, marketing activities, and intellectual property matters. Manage or assist in managing the offense, defense and negotiation of a wide variety of commercial and employment related matters and disputes. Provide day-to-day business, employment, regulatory, UCC, securities, and real estate advice to Company employees and the Board of Directors. Provide clear legal advice and practical business-focused solutions enabling the business to achieve its objectives while preserving and protecting the Company’s integrity and reputation.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have J.D. degree from an accredited U.S. law school with a strong academic record. Should have 3+ years of experience in a law firm or in-house role. Admission to a U.S. bar (Colorado preferred). Excellent strategic and analytical skills, strong communication and presentation skills, and the ability to work well independently and on a team required. Excellent judgment, particularly in determining the significance of legal matters in tandem with business objectives needed. Should have strong interpersonal skills, including diplomacy and flexibility, and the ability to interface effectively with personnel at all levels throughout the Company. Should be able to write in a universally-understandable and persuasive manner. Should be able to explain difficult legal concepts in plain terms. Should hold a genuine desire to add value through hard work. Meld a long-term view of success while working with short-term urgency.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
JBS Swift & Company
1770 Promontory Circle
Greeley, CO 80634

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