General Counsel

Pavarini McGovern
Posted Jan 19
Full Time
New York
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Pavarini McGovern is looking for a General Counsel to support our legal group in New York.

  • In coordination with Pavarini McGovern senior leadership, prepare, review and negotiate construction and commercial agreements on behalf of business leaders as it relates to ground-up construction projects.
  • Lead and execute all stages in the contract life cycle through structuring, negotiating, drafting, closing, and any subsequent conflict resolution.
  • Ensure that all contracts accurately reflect business objectives as well as compliance with all state, local laws and regulatory requirements.
  • Advise on major change orders and waivers/releases.
  • Develop and implement company policies in support of strategic initiatives in collaboration with senior management.
  • Develop and maintain internal relationships and provide coordination and oversight with outside counsel when necessary.
  • Improve overall contractual awareness and reduce legal fees.
  • create and improves contractual awareness within the project teams.
  • Other duties and tasks as assigned.


  • JD along with 10 years relevant counsel experience supporting construction management industry projects
  • Ability to learn and become proficient with various software’s used by Pavarini McGovern
  • Ability to work with project teams and troubleshoot issues that may arise
  • Excellent knowledge of constructions contracts
  • Excellent verbal and written abilities with the ability to explain legal concepts to Pavarini McGovern staff of all levels.
  • Ability to work across different departments and levels of the organization.

Salary Requirements

  • $200,000- $280,000

Benefits : The Company offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: [Medical Insurance] [Dental Insurance] [Vision Insurance] [Health Savings Account] [Healthcare Flexible Spending Account] [Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account] [401(k) retirement plan with employer match] [Life & AD&D Insurance] [Long-term Disability Insurance] [Short-term Disability Insurance] [Critical Illness Insurance] [Accident Insurance] [Hospital Indemnity Insurance] [Home & Auto Insurance] [Family Support] [Pre-tax Paid Parking/Public Transportation] [Paid time off: 2 Weeks for Non-Exempt and Three Weeks for Exempt] [Time Away Benefits] [8 Paid Holidays] [Group Legal] [Employee Stock Purchase Plan] [Identity Theft Protection] [Group Legal] [Pet Insurance] [Employee Assistance Program]

Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

EEO Statement

The STO Building Group family of companies—Structure Tone, Structure Tone Southwest, Pavarini Construction Co., Pavarini McGovern, LF Driscoll, Govan Brown, Ajax Building Company, BCCI Construction, Layton Construction, Abbott Construction, and RC Andersen—includes over 4,000 employees located in offices throughout the US, Canada, UK, and Ireland. We provide a complete range of construction services, from site selection analysis, design constructability review and aesthetic enhancements to interior fit-outs, new building construction, and building infrastructure upgrades and modernization. Learn more about how we partner with our clients to imagine, execute, and realize their vision at _.

_ We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics .