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ProfileAssociate Counsel - Business and Corporate Transactions The candidate will advise, conduct legal research and draft documents related to the formation, dissolution and reorganization of corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and joint ventures. Will advise, conduct legal research and draft documents related to sales and acquisitions of assets, leases and employment agreements. Prepare and review business contracts of all types, including, but not limited to, corporate documents, real property transfer documents, loan documents, lease agreements, employment agreements, independent contractor agreements, and sales contracts. Contracts include inter-company agreements such as management services agreements or administrative services agreements. Under the supervision of the General Counsel, serve as a trusted advisor to members of the business team and company owners. Supervise and review the work of in-house corporate paralegal and other legal support staff. Consult and work with General Counsel and other attorneys in the legal department, as directed. Perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function and be willing to take on new projects as assigned. Moreover, an individual must be able to work well as part of an interdisciplinary business team. Must have a JD degree and be licensed to practice law in California (a Juris Doctor from an ABA accredited law school is highly preferred). Should have 3+ years of post-graduate professional legal experience in a law firm or in-house counsel setting. Attorneys with at least five 5+ years such experience are preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively with other professionals in the legal department and business teams is required. Proficient in Microsoft Word, MS Outlook, Excel and related software programs is needed. Familiarity with legal research tools and databases, such as LexisNexis, Lexis Advanced, CEB and others is needed.
1301 E. Via Roma Drive
Fresno, CA 93730