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Corporate Counsel / Contract Attorney

Company name

Magnesium Elektron, Inc

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Job Type


Years of Experience

2-3 yrs required


West Des Moines, IA

Posted on

Mar 11,2018
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Corporate Legal Counsel Duties: Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a range of commercial contracts, including agency, agreements, distribution agreements, supply contracts, procurement contracts and confidentiality agreements. Providing commercially focused legal advice, particularly on points of legal and regulatory compliance. Offering advice in connection with the protection and management of intellectual property rights (“IPR”). Assisting with the implementation of Luxfer Group policies and procedures. Providing support in connection with legal disputes and court proceedings. Arranging training and coaching for US employees on key commercial and regulatory issues including FCPA and significant legal developments. Outsourcing certain aspects of work from time to time and coordinating advice from external legal counsel and patent attorneys.

Qualification and Experience

QUALIFICATIONS: Strong academic credentials, a law degree from an ABA accredited school of law and active membership in at least one state Bar. 2-3 years’ experience in a well regarded commercial law firm or corporate legal department dealing with commercial work and preferably a level of involvement with IPR. Experience in reviewing, drafting and negotiating commercial contracts. Strong technical legal skills. Ability to negotiate and influence others. Self-motivated, confident and able to work independently. Computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Office and document management systems. Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to: Convey information in a clear, concise, and logical manner. Communicate articulately. Persuasively advocate a position or a cause. Produce organized, concise, and persuasive prose. Draft a range of legal documents including motions, briefs, memorandums, resolutions, and legal agreements. Analytical and Logical Reasoning Ability to review and assimilate large volumes of complex information in an efficient and effective manner, drawing inferences and making connections among legal authorities. An aptitude for problem solving and usinginductive and deductive reasoning to draw inferences and reach conclusions. Strong analytical capabilities. Ability to structure and evaluate legal arguments. Legal Research Experience in researching legal concepts, case law, judicial opinions, statutes and regulations. Knowledge of legal research techniques, including software applications. Knowledge of Substantive Law and Legal Procedure General knowledge of substantive US law and US legal procedure, including: Local, state, and federal court systems (as applicable). Relevant filing deadlines. Fundamental principles of law corporate and commercial law. Relevant legal terminology.
Deadline: 8-May-2018 (CST)

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Magnesium Elektron, Inc
4601 Westown Parkway
Suite 130
West Des Moines, IA 50266

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