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The Corporate Counsel is responsible for providing comprehensive legal counsel and legal risk analysis to the company. This position will work closely with colleagues throughout the organization, gaining a sophisticated understanding of the company’s business and actively contributing to the strategic growth of the company.
Take an active role in coordinating with the Canadian business units, at all levels to provide risk management analysis and support.
Responsibilities will include transactional work, including drafting and managing correspondence, change order requests, demand letters and the like, for all customer disputes and litigation when necessary.
Provide guidance and back-up/overflow resources, as necessary, to the Legal Department’s Contract Administrators.
Oversee subpoena response efforts.
Manage legal aspect of collection matters, including document management and lien filings.
Provide assistance for customer bankruptcies, including preliminary assessment of amounts due, potential preference claims and proof of claim submissions.
Assist with legal training for on-site operations personnel and contract cycle management.
Perform any other related functions as necessary to fulfill the above requirements or at the direction of Supervisor.
Promote, demonstrate and instill Brock’s Bsafe and Bbest culture in all aspects of the business
Review, draft, update, negotiate and manage contracts process
Coordinate with outside counsel with respect to regulatory and general legal issues affecting corporate operations
Manage, facilitate, address, and administer to general day-to-day disputes with customers and vendors
Manage case load and coordinate with outside counsel and insurance adjusters with respect to outstanding employment and general liability claims
Assist General Counsel with lawsuits as needed
Provide support to Human Resources department, advising and educating on proper investigative procedures and legal issues, including harassment and discrimination prevention
Working conditions include outdoor and indoor field, yard and shop locations.
Working indoors in an office environment
Utilization of Personal Protective Equipment is necessary.
Frequent travel as required
Skills & Abilities:
Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and work effectively both independently and as part of a team
Acute attention to detail
Highly organized with excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to build relationship with all levels of management within organizational hierarchy
Excellent communication and presentation skills, including the ability to effectively communicate complex legal concepts clearly
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Possess strong initiative as well as excellent management, teamwork, delegation and problem solving skills
Customer service oriented, team player and willingness to roll up one’s sleeves to get the job done.
Strong initiative as well as excellent management, teamwork, creative thinking and problem solving skills.
Demonstrated ability to develop innovative solutions to problems.
Desire to learn the business and understand market, as well as internal drivers; ability to quickly assess risk and provide meaningful business-savvy guidance.
Ability to quickly triage, separating the mission-critical from the nice to dos and trivials and focusing on the matters that add the most value and risk mitigation.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; and acute attention to detail.
Easy to approach; builds trust and rapport.
Some travel will be required
5-10 years +previous in-house and law firm experience required.
5-10 years +employment litigation or construction litigation experience required.
Juris Doctorate (JD) from an accredited institute
5-10 years +experience with compliance and working in a regulated industry is preferred
About The Brock Group
About Brock: Headquartered in Houston, Texas, The Brock Group (“Brock”) is a privately-owned, provider of industrial specialty services. Brock has locations throughout the United States and Canada. The foundation of the Company’s success is its long-term relationships with clients, formed in a work environment that includes maintenance activities, turnarounds, emergency work, capital expansion and short-term duration projects.