General Counsel

FranklinWH Energy Storage Inc.
Posted Feb 05
Full Time
San Jose, California

As our in-house general counsel, you will supervise all of the organization's daily legal matters while collaborating closely with all departments. This position will advise the organization's Executive Team on the appropriate course of action on all legal matters while confidently and carefully balancing important elements. We are searching for someone who is excited to work with us in this brand-new capacity that will significantly impact our daily operations.

Responsibilities

  • Provide global professional legal advice and support, including intellectual property, copyright, and business law
  • Draft, review, and negotiate a variety of legal documents, including pleadings, motions, briefs, contracts, and agreements.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and manage legal risks.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of current laws, regulations, and industry trends that impact the company and our clients.
  • Conduct legal research and prepare legal opinions on various business-related matters.
  • Oversee the overall legal and risk architecture of the management company.
  • Establishing an effective risk mitigation strategy for the company

Qualifications

  • Juris degree from an accredited law school.
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in business, with a focus on trial practice, IP law and copyright law.
  • Admission to the state bar and in good standing.
  • Exceptional negotiation, advocacy, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong legal research and writing skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment and to manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to interact effectively with clients, colleagues, and court officials.
  • High ethical standards and professional integrity.
  • Proficiency in legal research tools and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Willingness to travel as needed for the cases and client meetings.

Compensation and Benefits:

FranklinWH offers a competitive salary plus fully comprehensive benefits and a performance bonus package based on an annual objective achievement. Our generous benefits package includes:

  • a 401(k) Retirement Plan.
  • medical/dental/life/disability program.
  • PTO, and sick days.
  • Life insurance and long-term disability.
  • Generous Travel Per Diem.

FranklinWH is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

Agency applications will not be considered.