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General Counsel (Part-time)

Supportworks, Inc.
Posted Aug 26
Part Time
Papillion, Nebraska

Supportworks is looking for a highly qualified and experienced General Counsel to join our team on a part-time basis! This position will play an important role in providing strategic legal advice and supporting our organization and franchising efforts. This is an exciting opportunity for a talented individual looking to contribute to a team in a fast-paced work environment, while maintaining a true work-life balance.

Please note, this position is not remote and requires reporting to Papillion, NE.

As General Counsel, you will:

  • Provide expert legal advice and guidance on a wide range of legal matters including contracts, regulatory compliance, intellectual property, employment law, and litigation.
  • Review, draft and negotiate agreements and contracts, on behalf of Supportworks' and it's various legal entities, ensuring compliance with legal requirements, while protecting the company’s interests.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards.
  • Manage and oversee legal disputes and litigation, including working with external counsel.
  • Oversee the filing and managing of trademarks and copyrights and help to navigate infringement issues.
  • Participate in developing the strategy for mergers and company acquisitions. Review all documents, contracts, and agreements associated with these transactions.
  • Draft addenda, assignments, or other franchise documents and agreements as needed.
  • Assist in the preparation and review of yearly franchise filing documents.
  • Collaborate with other departments to provide legal support as needed.
  • Manage relationships with external law firms.

What We’d Like You to Have:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school and in good standing with State Bar, with no disciplinary record.
  • Licensed to practice in appropriate jurisdiction(s).
  • 10 years’ experience in a law firm or in-house legal department.
  • In-depth knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, case law, industry standards, and relevant subject matter.
  • Ability to understand, interpret, and explain complex legal matters to a range of audiences.
  • Proven experience consulting and working with external legal counsel.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and manage multiple deadlines and priorities simultaneously.
  • Ability to be creative and to provide options that are both practical and legal solutions.
  • High ethical standards and ability to keep information confidential.

Here’s just a bit more about us. Supportworks comprises a family of distinct companies that share a single purpose: to redefine the contractor industry. Foundation Supportworks develops, manufactures, and distributes foundation and concrete repair products to a network of over 130 home repair contractors across North America and beyond. Hello Garage is a franchise system that is taking the garage renovation industry by storm. And SolutionView is a software company that develops digital tools that radically improve the contractor-homeowner experience.

Supportworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), and we welcome you to apply!

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