Senior Manager, Legal Counsel - Professional Solutions

Position Summary:. This Commercial Attorney position will be responsible for handling a wide variety of complex assigned legal projects within the legal department.   Supervisory Responsibilities:  None.   Job Responsibilities: Reporting to a senior lawyer based in Northridge, CA, this position's essential duties and responsibilities will include:   Providing counsel and guidance to management on key initiatives and strategic activities. Reviewing, drafting and negotiating a wide range of general commercial contracts and corporate documentation, including those related to government procurement, services agreements, SOW's, dealer/distribution agreements, trademark and technology licensing and supplier agreements, RFP's/RFQ's, logistics (warehousing/transportation) agreements, corporate governance, and real estate transactions. Providing counsel in support of the Company's marketing initiatives, including (a) marketing and advertising campaigns; (b) social media content and related issues; (c) endorsement, sponsorship and licensing arrangements; and (d) in-store and online sweepstakes and contests. Providing analysis and counsel on legal and policy issues, including employment/HR issues, safety/standard/compliance issues, product liability issues, government procurement issues, and distribution and anti-trust issues. Working with other lawyers in the department to monitor and analyze ongoing legal climate to ensure continued company compliance General in-house functions, including dispute resolution, litigation management, anticipating and guarding against legal risks facing the global company Managing external law firms and legal budget costs, where appropriate. Addressing other legal projects as requested by management.   Basic Qualifications: JD or equivalent from an accredited law school in the US Texas Bar admission / or California Bar admission Minimum 8 years of related experience, preferably in in-house/corporate setting within a multi-national enterprise that offers goods/services to professional markets. Ability to generate contracttemplates for wide range of commercial activities and solid exposure to drafting and negotiating domestic and international commercial contracts (i.e. dealer/distribution, supply, development, licensing, information technology agreements.) Hands-on administration of contracts and contractdatabase. Exceptional communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to liaise with all areas of the business at all levels, including senior management Ability to work independently and take ownership of projects   Preferred Qualifications & Desired Competencies: Professional demeanor, organized and detail oriented Strong work ethic Ability to develop, institute and maintain new processes Superior organizational, communication and follow-up skills Ability to react quickly with a strong sense of urgency Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and respond promptly to shifting priorities Excellent verbal and written communication skills Strong interpersonal skills Must have exceptional integrity and high ethical standards and judgment  Ability to work well in a team environment, and under strict time constraints Ability to work in a matrix organization, while being managed remotely/virtually Positive attitude Background in or proficiency with high-technology products/software   Eligibility Requirements: Willingness to travel up to 20% of the time Must be in good standing with Texas State Bar/ or California State Bar and have no prior adverse disciplinary action Willingness to work in an office in Richardson, TX / or Northridge, CA Willingness to submit to a background screen and a drug test Requisition Id : 112683
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
8 - 10 years

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