Corporate/General Counsel

Area : Los Angeles

Description : Our confidential client is seeking a Corporate or General Counsel to deal with a wide variety of legal and compliance matters and serve as a senior advisor to their executive team. They are a fairly sizeable (~$600m), entrepreneurial company in hyper-growth mode. 

 Responsibilities

- Draft, review, negotiate and disseminate standardized corporate documents, agreements, and policies in support of scaling infrastructure and operations

- Provide practical legal advice and support to the leadership team and functional leaders

- Identify, negotiate, and manage external resources (i.e., contractors, consultants, external-counsel) as needed to respond to inquiries, claims, and potential litigation

- Assist the HR team in evaluating complex employment matters and in the review of employee files, accommodation requests, and unprotected leave requests

- Partner with cross-functional resources to develop and provide internal training and counsel

- Serve as a resource for reviewing and editing internal and external messaging related to employment issues, real estate matters, licensing, trademark, and across the legal spectrum

- Serve as liaison and point person for external legal resources as-needed

- Maintain professional certification and licensure by participating in ongoing training and development in the legal profession

Requirements

- Bachelor's degree, required 

- 4-8 years of relevant legal experience in a medium or large law firm and/or an in-house setting with a top firm

- Excellent academic credentials from a top law school

- Admitted to practice as part of the California Bar

- Ability to draft well-structured, complete and concise correspondence and documents

- Deep knowledge of specific contract provisions as they apply in commercial contexts including indemnification provisions and limitations of liability

- Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills
 

Published : Aug 24, 2018

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