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Parker + Lynch Legal has exclusively partnered with a growing, private-equity backed manufacturing and home-improvement business to conduct a search for its next General Counsel.
With over 1000 employees, our client owns over 34 sites in 30 states and boasts impressive growth over the last five years.
This General Counsel is a senior member of the executive leadership team reporting directly to the CEO. The General Counsel will lead the legal function and serve as a key business partner. Ideal candidates for this role will have a proven track-record of providing solution-driven legal counsel in a high-growth, fast-paced environment with an unwavering commitment to excellence.
Periodic travel is required (<15%).
Oversee all legal matters and work directly with executive leadership team to strategically drive business;
Provide practical and timely advice on a wide range of matters including corporate governance, intellectual property, franchise management, contract disputes, employment law and risk management;
Serve as key business partner to business managers and provide proactive and pragmatic legal guidance;
Develop and maintain legal processes to support and improve the company’s efficiencies;
Manage the company’s growing intellectual property portfolio;
Manage the company’s real estate portfolio
Manage timely responses to customer disputes;
Manage and effectively evaluate relationships with outside counsel; and
Oversee and manage legal budget.
10+ years experience handing business matters for growing companies either as an in-house attorney with a national company or with the corporate department of a mid-size or large law firm;
Knowledge and experience working in the remodeling or related industry across multiple states;
Substantial experience with a broad range of transactional matters, including complex agreements, business acquisitions, and franchise law;
Direct experience successfully resolving contract disputes;
A proven-track record of responsiveness and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, action-oriented environment;
Ability to cultivate and maintain collaborative relationships with business leaders, colleagues and customers based on integrity, honesty, and a commitment to excellence in service;
Strong interpersonal skills; and
JD and active bar membership in at least one state.
Qualified candidates can submit resume to this posting or send directly to Nichole Badger at email@example.com.
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