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Corporate - General Attorney in Salisbury, MD

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Company name

Perdue Farms

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Corporate - General

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required


Salisbury, MD

Posted on

Mar 12,2018

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Associate Counsel Responsibilities: Assist with Company legal matters, while practicing the art of “preventive law” to help minimize legal and financial risk to the Company, improve efficiencies and save costs. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, such responsibilities will extend to such aspects as directed by the Assistant General Counsel. Assist with matters related to the legal affairs of the Company and its affiliates. Review, draft and negotiate terms of contracts required for business operations. Assist, when appropriate, with client legal questions, concerns and service issues related to the Company. Manage and direct legal administrator as to corporate record keeping including formation, maintenance, qualification and dissolution of corporations and limited liability companies. Direct legal administrator as to drafting board resolutions, incorporation documents, amendments and bylaws; administration of company stock records and maintaining a capitalization spreadsheet. Develop and oversee the ongoing successful execution of policies and procedures for the Company and its affiliates. Work with Assistant General Counsel to proactively and effective manage outside counsel and expenses. Liaise regularly and effectively with Assistant General Counsel.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree) from an accredited law school, plus 3-5 years’ experience in a law firm with a focus on corporate/transactional law; active license to practice law. Sound business judgment and strategic thinking ability; strong analytical and strategic thinking and analysis; excellent interpersonal, influencing and negotiation skills; demonstrated ability to analyze legal issues in a business context and effectively communicate answers and/or solutions to business partners; ability to build productive working relationships and flexibility to work on a variety of projects simultaneously and independently; excellent oral and written communication skills.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Perdue Farms
31149 Old Ocean City Rd
Salisbury, MD 21804