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Corporate Generalist, General Commercial/Contracts, Real Estate
As Senior Corporate Counsel, you will partner with all corporate functions, including business operations, education, human resources, technology, marketing and finance to advise on critical strategic and legal matters. You should be a business-friendly and highly collaborative person, providing pragmatic and creative solutions. You should also be someone who thrives in an entrepreneurial environment, delivering high quality work with attention to detail. You will have a significant role, enabling Spring to continue its dynamic growth as a leader in our industry.
In this role, you will...
Advise the executive team and school leadership on business and legal issues including risk management, compliance, licensing, enrollment, safety, privacy, employment, real estate, intellectual property, corporate and commercial transactions
Identify and evaluate business and legal risks, and find creative ways to mitigate them while achieving business goals and pursuing opportunities to scale
Draft and negotiate of a broad range of agreements, including services, supply, technology, real estate and partnerships
Work with outside legal counsel and manage legal actions related to employment, compliance and other corporate matters
Train and educate business and education teams on legal and compliance issues
J.D. from a top law school and licensed in good standing with at least one state bar
8+ years of work experience, including with an in-house legal department.
Exceptional judgment to make decisions thoughtfully in collaboration with stakeholders
Self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit and an energetic do-what-it-takes attitude
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills to build relationships with all levels of management
Ability to produce high quality work product with limited oversight
Organizational skills and versatility to manage multiple matters simultaneously
Creative thinker who is keen to build scalable processes
High degree of personal integrity
Sense of humor, strong work ethic and positive attitude
(This role is remote during the Covid19 crisis)
About Spring Education Group
Spring Education Group is a multi-brand network providing superior private school education from infant care through high school. The network brings together some of the best private school programs in the country, with proven track records educating children through unique and carefully crafted curricula.
Headquartered in Saratoga, California, Spring Education Group’s best-in-class platform was created by uniting four premier school organizations – BASIS Independent Schools, LePort Montessori, Nobel Learning Communities and Stratford School. The Spring network spans 18 states across the U.S. with an international presence in Asia.
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