FEATURED ARIZONA JOBS
In-House General Counsel
The in-house counsel will work collaboratively with the company’s executive team and multi-state business units to help the company achieve its business objective while complying with the wide array of laws and regulations affecting our national business. The position reports directly to the CEO and works from our South Scottsdale office. Very Important: Only local candidates will be considered, and no relocation.
He/she provides legal advice and strategies to the company's executive team. Duties include reviewing and writing various internal legal contracts, leases, demand letters, employment agreements, negotiating, and managing client and vendor contracts, ensuring legal compliance and mitigating risk and participating in mergers and acquisitions.
• Provides legal counsel and guidance to the executive team and other senior management on all legal matters.
• Develops relationships with management/leadership teams across the company’s multi-state business units as well as the corporate team.
• Reviews and finalizes contracts such as: Client Contracts, Agreements and Addenda, COI’s, Master Agreements, Terms and Conditions, Hold Harmless/Indemnification Agreements, Client Insurance Requirements, Change Order Forms, Lien Waivers, Assignment Agreements, Subconsultant Agreements and other Documents and Letters and recommends revisions as necessary.
• Research of ongoing Legal Issues that involve Mergers & Acquisitions, Construction, Liability, Insurance, Collections, Employment and Leases, etc.
• Anticipates and identifies legal issues and counsels leadership on appropriate legal strategies and solutions.
• Drafts, reviews, and approves policies and procedures, regulations, bylaws, and other legal documents.
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities / Education
J.D. from an ABA accredited law school; 7 to 12 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Member of Arizona State Bar, or member in good standing of the State Bar of another state or District of Columbia.
Ability to provide competent legal advice and counsel to the executive team and senior managers on a wide range of legal and policy issues.
Ability to analyze and interpret issues and to prepare legal opinions.
Ability to communicate and interact with officials at all levels of government.
Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
Analytical with excellent problem-solving skills and a collaborative spirit
Ability to work under pressure with time-sensitive deadlines
Self-motivated in a fast-paced environment
Capability to be "in the weeds" as needed while being able to be a "big picture thinker"
Savvy with technology and systems
Detail-oriented, dedicated, and inquisitive
Compensation is very competitive with a generous benefits package