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General Commercial/Contracts, Multinational Business, Transactions
The primary responsibility of the Associate Counsel is to draft and negotiate a variety of agreements including, but not limited to, the following agreements: purchase and sale, corporate trading, media purchase, cross purchase, finders’, confidentiality, strategic alliances, consulting, joint venture and vendor, etc.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Negotiate and draft contracts across the breadth of the company’s activities.
Assess proposed transactions and develop deal structures to minimize legal and business risks.
Participate in client conferences and meetings to facilitate closings.
Collaborate with domestic/international outside counsel to understand the legal implications of Active’s global corporate trading transactions and real estate transactions and to develop appropriate transaction structures.
Coordinate with inside/outside counsel on a variety of issues, including, real property, employment, bankruptcy, litigation and intellectual property.
Provide legal advice and handle employee-related matters in conjunction with the Human Resources Department as needed.
Provide ad hoc legal advice/counsel and work closely with internal clients and respective business units on company activities.
This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities.
Juris Doctor or LLB degree required
NY Bar admission required
Must have 3+ years of legal experience in a law firm setting or in-house and with a preferred focus on corporate law
Familiarity with employment law a plus
IP and Real Estate experience a plus
Fluency in a foreign language specifically French, Spanish, Chinese and/or German, a plus
This position does not require any regularly scheduled travel.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive Compensation and Benefits Plans
Active Media Services, Inc., dba Active International, the world’s largest corporate trading company with locations in 14 countries, is hiring an attorney to become a member of the in-house legal department, currently consisting of one General Counsel, three Attorneys, one Paralegal and one Legal Assistant.