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The General Counsel has a major role in providing legal advice in areas of significant company-wide impact, in the formulation of the corporate strategic plan, in the evaluation of new ventures, acquisitions, mergers, divestments, and in major investment proposals.
The General Counsel must maintain oversight responsibility in law related areas of significant company-wide impact, as well as direct involvement in policy matters. In addition, where overlap or irreconcilable conflict involving legal matters occurs between two or more operating units, the general counsel by necessity must become involved in assuring that an acceptable resolution is achieved.
General Counsel Responsibilities will include:
Formulation and involvement in administration of corporate policies involving law, such as "Conflict of Interest" and "Standards of Business Conduct."
Assurance to directors and officers of corporate legal compliance.
Counseling on legislation and government relations.
Ensuring of career development for corporate-wide legal staff.
Inputting to operating unit management in the performance appraisal and salary administration of operating unit chief counsel.
Seeking input from operating unit management as to the quality, timeliness, and responsiveness of legal support.
Seeking input from operating unit chief counsel as to the quality, timeliness, and responsiveness of law department legal support.
In order to accomplish the mission of National Community Renaissance and its’ partners, the General Counsel will:
Be responsible for all corporate legal matters.
Act as legal consultant to National CORE management.
Participate in corporate policy development.
Be responsible for all litigation.
Establish a corporate-wide, consistent policy for the retention, management and evaluation of outside counsel.
Be responsible for reviewing and amending, as appropriate, the company’s policies for Business Conduct, Legislation and Lobbying, Contract Preparation, Risk Management, Fraud Investigation, Corporate Compliance, Intellectual Property Law and Litigation/Legal Support.
Performs other related duties or special projects as assigned or directed by the CEO/President or Board of Directors.
Juris Doctorate degree required, plus 10 years of relevant experience.
Position requires a current driver’s license with a good driving record and proof of insurance. A current DMV printout may be required upon hire.
National Community Renaissance (National CORE) understands that prosperity, security, revitalization, and growth require a concerted collaboration and shared ambitions. We are a nonprofit affordable housing developer, but our work is not about bricks and mortar, rather creating healthy communities that thrive and prosper for many generations to come.At National CORE, we support families and senior...s by providing housing communities that are affordable, safe, and of the highest quality. We enhance neighborhood stability through long-term management and maintenance, as well as industry-leading services such as senior wellness, preschool and after school programs, and family financial training.National CORE created the Hope through Housing Foundation in order to provide high-quality services for our residents to improve their lives and their communities. HOPE strives to meet or exceed nationally recognized benchmarks and best practices for its programs. CORE evaluates its program delivery and publishes the results every year.