Overview

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY

A recognized manufacturing company located in Rutherford, NJ is actively seeking a self-motivated and experienced professional to join their staff as their new Corporate Counsel. In this role, the Corporate Counsel reviews, drafts, and negotiates a wide variety of commercial contracts. Apply today!

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Manufacturing Company

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Corporate Counsel:

  • Independently drafts, reviews, and negotiates both customer and supplier agreements, real estate leases, software licenses, purchase, sales, insurance contacts, etc.
  • Ensures that contracts are in compliance with legal, regulatory, and company policies
  • Conducts legal, regulatory, and business-related research and reviews various agreements and documents
  • Acts as an escalation point for Paralegals who have contract questions or issues
  • Participates in special projects when needed

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school
  • Admission to the New Jersey Bar or eligibility for NJ In-house counsel license
  • 3-7 years as a practicing attorney
  • Licensed to practice law in New Jersey or at least one state within the United States and an attorney in good standing in such jurisdiction
  • Basic math skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Highly organized

DESIRED SKILLS

  • Experience in both private practice and in-house experience specializing in the areas of US and Canadian labor and employment law

To apply for this job please visit www.execu-search.com.


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