Staff Attorney (Legal Shared Services)

Job #: R188180 Exp.: 5+ Years Salary: $103,500 - $126,500 Yearly
Description:
What You’ll Be Doing:
  • Provide governance, training and oversight to team for highly complex negotiations.
  • Provide oversight in support of all legal functions (legal, compliance and contracts).
  • Responsible for various programs, such as inclusion and diversity.
  • Advisor and escalation point to business on legal support related subjects, and key contractual terms.
  • Develop plans and strategies to continuously improve and deliver on internal and external requirements.
  • Provide support toward resolving conflicts and disputes (internally and externally).
  • Monitor reporting and analytics necessary to support legal, compliance and contracts.
  • Participate in financial, budget and associated planning.
  • Mitigate risk and liability exposure to company, in partnership with business and Legal.
  • Collaborate with various areas of business for continuous opportunities to streamline, and expand support offerings.
  • Responsible for overseeing compliance and regulatory support requirements, inclusive of reps/certs/surveys/UCC filings/registrations, etc.
  • Assist counsel with preference matters by investigating facts of the claim. Review collection documents as requested by business group.
  • Manage discovery demands for all litigation including employment and bankruptcy. Manage all subpoenas by tracking them, gathering information, and determining the nature of the subpoena, including if there is any leeway in sharing of information. Coordinate with IT to manage all electronic discovery requests. Issue legal hold notice by contacting those affected by the hold notice and providing instructions, per the notice. Review documents and materials for discovery production. Maintain and organize case files. Maintain and update all litigation related matters. Coordinate with IT on implementation of E-Discovery tool.
  • Review and revise contract forms and agreements including NDA’s, vendor contracts, and amendments, and addenda, Letter of Credits, Flooring/Leasing agreements. Liaise with business leaders to obtain input on and necessary approval of non-standard contract provisions. Review and approve suppliers audit request.
  • Coordinate with corporate group/services on various corporate matters including establishing new entities, obtaining good standing certificate, registering entity qualifications and dissolution of entities, apostille/authentication of corporate documents as needed.
  • Maintains all applicable information and documentation for contracts, legal holds and legal cases/matters. Information is stored and updated in databases. Upon request researches the information associated with these legal documents and provides specifics (e.g., customer information for a contract).
  • Compile investigation materials for EEOC complaints. Draft and prepare EEOC responses. Perform web research for statutes, regulations, or new developments. Assist with investigations as needed, by performing preliminary interviews or fact-finding. Maintain status on all ongoing EEOC claims and litigation cases. Serve as liaison among in-house counsel, internal clients and outside counsel. Advise HR business partners of status of employment litigation or EEOC claims.
  • Review record retention schedule for compliance with legal matters and ongoing cases.

What We Are Looking For:
  • J.D. and active attorney license required.
  • Minimum five years of experience in a law firm or corporate law department.
  • Provides guidance to employees, colleagues and/or customers
  • Requires in-depth knowledge and experience
  • Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions
  • Works independently; receives minimal guidance
  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience
  • Contributes to process improvements
  • Works with minimal guidance
  • Previous procurement experience a plus

Actual compensation offer to candidate may vary from posted hiring range based upon geographic location, work experience, education, and/or skill level. The pay ratio between base pay and target incentive (if applicable) will be finalized at offer.

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