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LEGAL COUNSEL

Jericho, NY 11753

Posted: 11/11/2019 Employment Type: Permanent Category: Legal Job Number: 255224 Pay Rate: $100K to $110K plus bonus

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.

Essential Functions 

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



JOB REQUIREMENTS

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Requirements
Strong knowledge of corporate and commercial law
Strong interpersonal, analytical and communication skills
Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures
Ability to rely on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

Education and/ or Work Experience Requirements
JD Degree from an accredited law school
5-7 years of experience as an attorney and admitted into the state bar or qualify for in house counsel admission
3+ years of corporate/commercial practice experience gained in a large law firm or corporate legal department
Qualified to practice law in New York State

Familiarity with transportation, employment, anti-trust, foreign corrupt practices and privacy laws would be considered an asset, common law contracts

Please send your resume attention  BRIAN GREEN

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