Corporate Legal Counsel

Job Title
Corporate Legal Counsel

City
Morgantown

State
WV

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

My client is a regional leader in their Retail business model, and is a growth Brand. Join their winning team as they expand into multiple states.

My well-known regional client company has asked us to source and recruit (2) Corporate Attorneys. One of the roles will focus on contracts/transactional issues and the other role will specialize in employment law. Both roles will report to the VP General Counsel and be based at client HQ's in Morgantown, WV.

Job Title:
CORPORATE COUNSEL (Contracts/Transactional and Employment Law-2 positions)

Department: Legal

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS: Reports to the Vice President – Legal/General Counsel

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Counsels company of a wide variety of legal matters (i.e. merchandising and marketing, corporate law, real estate, employment law, commercial contracts)
 Represents company’s interest EEOC claims, OSHA matters, and attend governmental hearings, as necessary
 Drafts and negotiates commercial contracts, marketing documents and real estate leases, and merchandising agreements

COMPETENCIES
OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE:
DECISION QUALITY: Make correct decisions based on analysis, experience and judgment.
DRIVE FOR RESULTS: Push themselves and others consistently to meet or exceed goals.
MANAGING AND MEASURING: Assign responsibility and set clear, measurable objectives.
COMMUNICATION: Is able to write and verbalize succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles; can get message across that have the desired effect.
TIME MANAGEMENT: Uses his/her time effectively and efficiently; values time; concentrates his/her efforts on the more important priorities; can attend to a broader range of activities.
MEETING ETHICAL STANDARDS: When confronted with ethical dilemmas, acts in a way that reflects relevant law, policy and procedures, and values; respects the confidentiality of information.
BRAND:
CUSTOMER FOCUS: Establish a relationship with customers to glean first-hand information that will enhance their experience and our products and services.
GROWTH:
ACTION ORIENTED: Enjoy working hard and enthusiastically take on new challenges. Focus on solutions—not problems.
FUNCTIONAL/TECHNICAL SKILLS: Accomplish a job with complete technical and functional knowledge and skills.
PLANNING & ORGANIZING: Plans and organizes tasks and work responsibilities to achieve objectives; set priorities; schedules activities; allocates and uses resources properly.
PEOPLE:
ETHICS AND VALUES: Adhere to appropriate core values and beliefs during good and bad times. Act in line with those values.
PEER RELATIONS: Find common ground and solve problems in a balanced manner that gains the trust and support of peers.
APPROACHABILITY: Build rapport and put others at ease. Easy to talk to. Listen.
PRODUCT:
PRODUCT FOCUS: The ability to maintain direction and stay on target with the goals and project at hand to enhance the operational experience in stores.

PERFORMANCE MEASURES
 Quality of support of the Company

QUALIFICATIONS

 Must possess a Juris Doctorate from an accredited Law School/University/College
 Must have a minimum of 3-7 years’ experience in large law firm or in-house with a corporate law department
 Must be a member of the State Bar
 Skilled in Microsoft Word and Excel
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