Corporate Counsel

Farnsworth Group Inc   •  

Peoria, IL

Industry: Technical Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 57 days ago

This job is no longer available.

We have an immediate opening in either our Bloomington or Peoria office for a Corporate Counsel. Qualified candidates will serve as the primary contact point for information gathering and handling of claims, dispute resolution and litigation.

Additional Job Responsibilities include:

  • Review, prepare and assist in negotiation of client and subcontractor agreements, corporate and JV agreements, leases and other contractual matters.
  • Assist Project Managers with better understanding contract language, contract negotiation and compliance.
  • Interface with CEO and CFO to recommend and determine strategy related to various legal matters.
  • Assist CFO in development and implementation of professional services risk management strategies including policies, insurance, Company agreements and training.
  • Provide oversight of corporate business registrations and firm licensure.
  • Work with Project Managers, CFO and Accounting personnel on collection matters.
  • Participate in acquisition process and take primary responsibility for drafting related contractual documents and maintaining documentation.
  • Assist VP of HR with employment law matters and review significant policies for compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Assist CFO and Board Secretary with annual stock offering and provide counsel on all shareholder related policies and documents.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Specific Requirements include:

  • Juris Doctorate (JD) Degree
  • At least one State Bar admission (active/good standing)
  • Minimum of three years post-bar professional experience
  • Experience with professional services risk management, strongly preferred
  • Strong business acumen, problem solving abilities and good judgement
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate and negotiate with all levels of management and clients
  • Excellent computer skills, oral and written communication

We offer a competitive salary and benefits program that includes:

  • Medical/Dental Plans
  • Prescription Drug Program
  • Vision Plan
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Time-off Benefits