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We are conducting an exclusive General Counsel search for our client who utilizes a unique model and innovative technology to generate alternative energy. Must have stellar credentials and top large firm background.
The General Counsel will to work closely with the CEO and a very impressive executive team to provide business counsel and legal advice on a wide range of matters.
This position offers a unique opportunity to advance and significant financial upside.
Knowledge base-because of the interface with owners, operators, engineers, customers and vendors, a sufficient understanding is needed for the following:
the ideal candidate should have some aptitude in engineering, science and math (therefore undergraduate majors in these areas are a plus, as are abilities to construct spreadsheets)
essential aspects of the various alternative energy marketplaces for its products
project finance experience
CFA certification a plus
the vendor space of technologies needed by Company
general domestic and international principles of intellectual property (with emphasis on patents and trade secrets)
essential aspects of the regulatory space in which Company operates
structure of projects and joint ventures, and the various cost, tax and income streams
understanding of costs and benefits of arbitration in various contexts
Licensing and IP Management. License IP to owners and operators of plants. License necessary IP from third parties.
PreFEED, FEED and Other Engineering Services. Work with officers to contract for, and oversee the delivery of, preFEED, FEED and other engineering services relating to design, operation and quality control of plants.
Vendor Partnerships. Work with officers to establish and maintain partnerships with select vendors (including joint ventures, profit sharing and quality control) and to oversee all vendors for quality control and profit maximization.
Project Management. Work with offices to oversee and help guide management of projects being deployed by customers.
Sales / Proposals Support. Work with sales team to manage and document sales.
Long-Term Program Business Planning. Work with officers to determine program resources required, internal and external, to execute commercialization in a way to maximize operating leverage.
Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.) from a top tier law school and excellent academic credentials.
Transactional experience from a top-tier law firm.
Stable work history.
Licensed to practice and in good standing with an applicable state bar.
Someone who has large law firm management experience is preferred.
Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
Must have exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills.
Must be practical, proactive, business-savvy and results-oriented.
Must be entrepreneurial, ambitious and creative.
Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.
Must have strong ability to work with diverse cultures and develop mutually collaborative relationships.
Domestic and international travel required.
All resumes must be submitted through Sharon Gerber Attorney Search, Inc.
Qualified candidates, please forward your resume ASAP in word.doc format to Sharon E. Gerber, Esq. by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please reference: "GC-Alternative Energy-Durham, N.C." in the subject line of the submission.
Please include cell contact number.
Unfortunately, due to the anticipated volume of resumes, we are often unable to respond to each candidate. We will contact you IF your background is a fit prior to submitting your resume.
Check us out on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sharon-gerber-81a3004?
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: This position offers a unique opportunity to advance and significant financial upside.