Position: Legal Counsel
The primary function of the Legal Counsel is to review contracts for the firm. In addition to that primary function, Legal Counsel provides analysis and counsel on business; contract, legal and policy issues. Anticipates and guards against legal risks facing the organization.
Contracts: draft, negotiate, and amend all contracts including…
Support Sales with onboarding customers or retaining/growing existing business through drafting reviewing and negotiating customer agreements including VDA agreements, customs agreements and NDA’s.
Drafting and updating standard form agreements for carriers and brokers,
Agreements used in the course of business including: Commercial leases; consulting agreements, vendor agreements, etc
Assist in drafting and revision of corporate Terms & Conditions
Respond to legal provisions within RFP’s
Compliance: review and evaluate compliance issues
Interact with state and federal agencies to ensure corporate filings are in order
Review bankruptcy filings from a creditor's rights perspective; monitor U.C.C. filings; review Copyright and Trademark filings and associated licensing agreements
Maintaining all federal, state and local business and regulatory licenses (i.e., initial registration and renewals)
Interact and laisse with Corporate Legal team in HQ’s, attending weekly meetings
Monitoring changes in the law and, together with the Corporate Legal Department, assessing their impact on the firm’s business and drafting policies or procedures to assist with compliance
Manage paralegal’s day to day activities including reviewing work, maintaining Legal Departments’ activity tracker and other requisite duties