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Associate Counsel The candidate will prepare and review various legal instruments and documents, such as contracts, leases, licenses, purchases, sales, etc. Where appropriate to protect the Company, suggests alternative provisions in contracts or subcontracts. Negotiates with the other party to craft provisions that are acceptable to both the other party and the Company. Examines case facts and law to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting lawsuits, bond claims or liens. Oversees outside attorneys who defend or prosecute any lawsuits, claims, mediations or arbitrations involving the US operations of ISP for which the Associate Counsel has primary responsibility. Oversees and manages the budget for outside attorneys and expert witnesses for all matters involving the US operations of ISP for which the Associate Counsel has primary responsibility. Gathers evidence and information to support management (legal and business) decision making. Advises both the Senior Executives and Project Managers of ISP on government regulations and/or legal rights. Works closely with the business units and finance personnel to review aged account receivables and assists with the collection of amounts owed to the firm. Contributes to special projects across ISP, firm and firmâ€™s Legal Department. Attends to miscellaneous legal questions and projects of the ISP business units on a daily basis (as required). Other duties as required.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have a Juris Doctor degree and current admission to a state bar association at the time of employment, and admission to the Missouri bar within six (months) of employment. Minimum of one (1) year of legal experience is required. New law school graduates may be considered if they have prior work experience in a professional environment. Experience in the construction industry may be helpful, but is not required. Must have a generalist background with both dispute resolution and transactional skills. Must possess critical thinking skills, including: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents; Ability to respond effectively to highly sensitive inquiries or complaints; Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions;. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of legal concepts. Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on controversial or complex topics to senior management. Ability to negotiate with a wide variety of individuals and companies. Must have a commitment to managing a diverse workload in a fast-paced environment. Ability to travel.
Job ID: 2018-9289.
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