Assistant General Counsel

Raymond   •  

Greene, NY

Industry: Industrial Equipment & Supply

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Not Specified years

Posted 375 days ago

Provides legal support to all levels of the Raymond organization as a member of the Raymond Legal Department.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Negotiate, draft and review complex legal contracts and other documents related to commercial, financial and operational matters.

  • Provide significant legal services in variety of areas including but not limited to M&A, intellectual property, and employment.

  • Counsel to ensure employment practices/policies and business transactions comply with all relevant laws and regulations.

  • Draft, review and manage corporate documents, including shareholders consent, resolutions, BOD minutes, etc.

  • Handle and/or support various types of litigation and disputes and ensuring that appropriate risk management strategies are in place.

  • Review and support corporate Code of Conduct and corporate compliance activities.

  • Manage the selection, coordination, retention and evaluation of outside counsel, as applicable.

  • Keep informed of industry-specific regulations and standards.

  • Consulting with internal business, commercial, tax, finance, and marketing associates.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Juris Doctor (JD) Degree

  • Relevant Experience / Background in Human Resources a strong plus

  • License to practice law within the U.S.  New York license preferred.

  • Five to eight years of progressive experience with a major law firm, or corporate law department.

  • Strong academic record.

  • Significant exposure to and or familiarity with the following areas of law:  Employment, M&A, compliance, dealer relationship/franchise, contract, real estate, intellectual property, litigation, privacy and anti-trust.

  • Experience in working on matters of corporate governance, preferably with a Board of Directors.

  • Proven verbal and written communication  and interpersonal relationship skills

  • Experience with all Microsoft Office Products

  • Flexibility and creativity in developing legal, business and policy positions

  • Ability to organize and prioritize competing projects.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and discretion in all situations.

  • Inspire trust and confidence to earn the respect of company associates and the public.

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