Job Details

Corporate Counsel

Company name

Gordon Brothers

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jul 08, 2020

Valid Through

Oct 21, 2020

Posted on

Apr 07, 2020

Years of Experience

5-7 yrs required

Location

Boston, MA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Bankruptcy >> Bankruptcy
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Corporate Counsel
The candidate will serve in a dual function, supporting transactions generated by various business units and supporting the General Counsel in corporate functions (e.g., compliance, litigation and governance). Will draft, review and negotiate to conclusion primary and ancillary legal documentation for deals and engagements such as engagement letters, agency agreements, purchase and sale agreements, real estate services agreements, alliance and joint venture agreements, and other documents, contracts, and instruments. Draft, review and negotiate disclosures and other pleadings required within a bankruptcy proceeding. Create and maintain form documents and procedures surrounding the contracting process and contract management. Represent company at auctions, client meetings and bankruptcy/insolvency proceedings. Maintain legal responsibility for post deal issues, including customer and third-party disputes, litigation and insurance matters. Prevent or minimize legal risk to the company, and help drive legal strategy to align and achieve business strategic goals in conjunction with General Counsel. Manage and maintain a network of outside counsel to support transactions and report on legal spend as part of a managed budget. Provide training on key legal topics. Additional corporate legal work as needed, including corporate governance for legal entities, operational licensing and registration and maintaining compliance with laws.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school. Should be admitted to practice in Massachusetts or another jurisdiction with ability to waive in for full admission or as in-house counsel. Must have 5-7 years of accumulated private practice and in-house experience. Prior in-house experience is preferred. Bankruptcy/insolvency/restructuring legal experience is required. Practice experience in retail and/or real estate, brand licensing and asset-based lending helpful/preferred. International legal experience helpful.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Gordon Brothers
101 Huntington Avenue
10th Floor
Boston, MA 02199

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