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Our client, a terrific private engineering and construction company with over $1B in revenue based in San Jose, CA has asked us to recruit a Senior Attorney to join their legal team. They are seeking an attorney with deep experience serving the legal needs of the construction, energy and utility industries.
You will play a key role in providing legal support for the construction project managers, contract managers and administrative team across the organization. You will report directly to the Chief Legal Officer and will effectively and strategically negotiate and document sophisticated, multi-party construction contracts and related agreements for energy and utility projects including contract compliance, change order documentation, project notices, regulatory compliance, labor and employment issues and subcontractor management. You will provide sophisticated legal analyses and recommendations to management teams regarding resolution of disputes and claims and act as strong advocate for company in claims and litigation matters. In this role you will also select and manage outside counsel.
You are team orientated and highly collaborative. You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work successfully with diverse personalities in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
JD from ABA accredited law school
Bar admission in at least one state
Minimum of 10+ years experience in law firm and/or in-house legal department with a focus on energy, utility or construction industry
Internal Number: DO - 1114
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