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Corporate Counsel

National Veterinary Associates
$140,000- $155,000
Posted May 01
Full Time

Job Summary

The Corporate Counsel will support Ethos in contract, supply chain, real estate, corporate and transactional matters, with the opportunity to design and implement systems, processes, and best practices.

Essential Job Functions

  • Draft and negotiate a broad range of commercial agreements with third-party vendors including NDAs, IT, technology, equipment, and healthcare related agreements.
  • Support M&A, including deal structuring, negotiating LOI terms, planning and assisting in due diligence, drafting, and negotiating deal documents and actively managing deal process and execution.
  • Structure and form joint ventures, strategic alliances, partnerships, and incentive programs.
  • Together with outside counsel, safeguard and strategically manage intellectual property assets.
  • Review and draft lease agreements, lease amendments, option agreements, SNDAs, and real estate purchase agreements.
  • Draft and review construction and design agreements and resolve construction and design disputes.
  • Assist in entity formation, dissolution, various corporate filings, and maintain corporate records and books..
  • Conduct a variety of legal research.
  • Draft and revise a variety of corporate transactions and agreements and general transactional support of the company’s business.
  • Develop and implement processes and procedures to continually improve upon the efficiency and effectiveness of assigned responsibilities.
  • Determine strategy for utilizing in-house versus external legal support on various matters in conjunction with Head of Legal
  • Keep legal team advised on external governance trends, regulatory issues, and best practices.


  • J.D. from an accredited U.S. law school with strong academic credentials.
  • Admission to the Bar of a U.S. state, membership in good standing.
  • 5+ years of corporate legal experience, preferably prior in-house experience and at least 3 years at a law firm.
  • Ability to strike a sensible and practical balance between legal risks and business needs.
  • Independent, practical judgment is required to plan, prioritize, and organize a diversified workload.
  • Set appropriate priorities with internal clients.
  • Ability to effectively multitask and manage competing priorities and demands on time.
  • Strong problem-solving and negotiation skills.
  • Effective management of complicated legal and business issues.
  • Ability to effectively manage others, including outside counsel and service providers.
  • Working knowledge of tax and accounting rules and regulations involved in business transactions.
  • Capital market and/or debt finance deal experience a plus.
  • A good sense of humor.

The base salary range for this full-time position is $140,000 - $155,000. Our salary ranges are primarily determined by role, level, and location. The range provided for each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. The Company offers competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision benefits, vacation, sick leave, 401(k), and more depending on location. Your recruiter can provide more information about compensation and benefits for your specific location during the application process.

  • This role is not open to receiving agency candidates and any contingent submissions will not be honored.