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Alterra Mountain Company has a Corporate Counsel opportunity available in its in-house Legal / ESG Division. Reporting to the Chief Legal Officer or Deputy General Counsel, this generalist position would work as part of a team of five attorneys, two paralegals, and other legal, risk, and ESG professionals and team members. The Corporate Counsel position will be responsible for providing legal guidance to Alterra Mountain Company’s mountain destinations, as well as business divisions located in the Denver corporate office.
The position provides exposure to multiple practice areas and the Corporate Counsel position will be expected to complete a variety of different tasks in compressed timeframes each day. Daily responsibilities will include drafting and reviewing a high-volume of contracts and providing legal guidance and advice on a variety of different practice areas. The position is fast-paced, dynamic, team-oriented and rewarding. The Corporate Counsel must be able to work autonomously and self-management and accountability is an essential asset for this role. Ability to ski or snowboard and a passion for the mountains, while not essential, is an asset in this position.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS • Member in good standing with the Colorado or other relevant State Bar Association. Admission to California, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, Washington bars or admitted in any Canadian Provinces is beneficial. • 7+ years of continuous experience as an attorney working in-house, at a law firm, or preferably both.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS • J.D. from an ABA accredited law school • Undergraduate diploma or masters degree
Review, draft, and negotiate a heavy volume and wide variety of contracts, including sales, services, food and beverage, lodging, event, marketing, sponsorship, supply, equipment agreements, maintenance and service contracts
Collaborate with department colleagues and policy/subject-matter specialists on various legal, local/state government and regulatory issues
Interact with vendors and vendors’ counsel regarding commercial agreement negotiation and support
Work with legal, business and operations teams to improve contracting processes and management, including developing internal policies regarding the same
Advise on and draft contest/sweepstakes rules
Conduct research on a wide variety of issues
Review, draft and negotiate AIA and other construction agreements, real property leases, easements, licenses, purchase and sale agreements and assist with land use matters, entitlements, and title and survey review
Mergers and Acquisitions experience is an asset
Oversee legal issues and/or manage outside counsel in matters associated with insurance, litigation, human resources, joint ventures and corporate structuring, liquor licensing
Assist with transactional work, including the drafting of NDAs, LOIs and definitive agreements, as well as assist with all aspects of transactional due diligence
Other duties as assigned
Additional Salary Information: The base salary range below represents the low and high end of the Alterra Mtn Co Shared Services Inc. salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to experience, education, training, location, merit system, quantity or quality of production, responsibilities, and regular and/or necessary
travel. The range listed is just one component of Alterra Mtn Co Shared Services Inc.’s total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include short-term and long-term incentives and many region-specific benefits.
About Alterra Mountain Company
AUTHENTICITY | PASSION | COMMUNITY | INNOVATION | ADVENTURE
Alterra Mountain Company is a family of 15 iconic year-round destinations, including the world’s
largest heli-ski operation, offering the Ikon Pass, the new standard in season passes. The Ikon
Pass connects the most iconic mountains across North America, Australia, New Zealand, Japan
and Chile, delivering authentic, memorable snow adventures. Alterra Mountain Company owns and
operates a range of recreation, hospitality, real estate development, food and beverage, retail,
and service businesses.
Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with destinations across the continent, Alterra
Mountain Company is rooted in the spirit of the mountains and united by a passion for
outdoor adventure. Alterra Mountain Company’s family of diverse playgrounds spans six U.S.
states and three Canadian provinces: Steamboat and Winter Park Resort in Colorado; Squaw Valley
Alpine Meadows, Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain and Big Bear Mountain Resort in California;
Stratton and Sugarbush in Vermont; Snowshoe in West Virginia; Tremblant in Quebec, Blue Mountain
in Ontario; Crystal Moun...tain in Washington; Deer Valley Resort and Solitude Mountain
Resort in Utah; and CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures in British Columbia. Also included in the
portfolio is Alpine Aerotech, a worldwide helicopter support and maintenance service center in
British Columbia, Canada. Alterra Mountain Company honors each destination’s unique character and
authenticity and celebrates the legendary adventures and enduring memories they bring to everyone.
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