Staff Attorney

The Tatitlek Corporation   •  

Anchorage, AK

Industry: Technical Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 83 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job Description

As the Staff Attorney, you will provide legal expertise and support to The Tatitlek Corporation, and its subsidiaries, to ensure the Corporation operates within the law at all times. In this role, there will be strong emphasis on real estate, government service contracts and employment law.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recommend and develop legal strategy on various matters
  • Provide legal, negotiation and/or litigation advice and services in support of said strategy
  • Prepare legal opinions for the Corporation
  • Able to read title opinions, confirm land ownership and availability for lease/purchase, draft documents for purchase/sale/lease of real estate, and negotiate agreements with land owners for purchase
  • Ensure proper internal controls and compliance programs are in place for the corporations and its subsidiaries, and performs risk assessments as needed on various projects
  • Participate in design, development and implementation of corporate policies, procedures and programs and provides guidance on legal matters, regulatory interpretations and on legal implications of all matters
  • Provide risk management analysis related to general business practices
  • In conjunction with the General Counsel and senior management team, works to reduce liability and risk through adopting policies that protect the corporation from undue legal exposure
  • Provides advice on a varied range of legal issues, including contracts, governance and compliance, business development, mergers and acquisitions, employment, technology and litigation management
  • Develop and implement the legal strategies consistent with the corporation’s strategic plan in conformance with local, state and federal law
  • Supervise and provide direction to outside counsel and experts as needed. Takes appropriate action to minimize the costs of outside counsel and experts
  • Prepare contracts, reports, memos, letters, financial statements and other documents, using word processing, spreadsheet, database, or presentation software
  • Interface with regulatory agencies, client agencies, and independent auditors regarding the Company’s legal issues
  • Assist employees with a broad range of legal issues, including, but not limited to, government and commercial contracting, SBA 8a compliance, prime-subcontractor relationships, native law, acquisitions, employment issues, privacy issues, internal auditing and compliance analysis, real estate, construction bond claims and litigation
  • Prepare, reviews and/or analyzes legal documents, including briefs, pleadings, appeals, wills, contracts, and real estate transactions
  • Investigate facts and law of cases to determine causes of action and to prepare or verify pleadings and discovery
  • Manage program for legal-fees and outside expert billing practices, including budgeting, tracking, and maximizing value

Non - Essential Duties:

  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills

  • Real estate experience (lease / purchase and sale)
  • Member of a state bar
  • Two years of experience in a law firm or a corporate law department or working as a Landman or title agent


  • Attorney who can multi-task and rapidly address clients’ needs with little supervision or outside support
  • Risk / Safety certification(s)
  • Supervisory experience

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Strong communication skills, able to work withinternal and external clients in a collaborative manner
  • Demonstrated skills in interpreting and applying laws, regulations, case law, statues and policies to provide expert advice to senior management concerning legal obligations and flexibilities
  • Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders and agency rules
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology
  • Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions
  • Use communication and organizational skills to coordinate, supervise, manage and train others to accomplish goals


  • Staff Attorneyreports to the General Counsel