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Corporate Counsel

Posted May 13
Full Time
Irving, Texas

Job Summary The Corporate Counsel will handle transactional matters for the Company's North American operations, and will gain exposure to regulatory, litigation, and labor/employment matters. Essential Duties/Responsibilities Corporate Counsel is responsible for providing quality and timely legal support and advice for the company's North American operations. The position will have a high level of visibility within North American operations and across many functions, serving as the first point of contact for assigned matters. Transactional matters include: Purchase and sale contracts Vendor, distributor, agent, consulting, and contractor agreements Non-disclosure agreements Commercial real estate transactions (purchase, sale, easements) with assistance of retained outside counsel Other transactional matters, as assigned Exposure to regulatory (including environmental and OSHA), litigation, and labor/employment matters with close oversight from the VP-AGC initially and greater autonomy over time. Qualifications and Skills Law degree from an ABA-accredited law school Current active license to practice law 5-10 years of experience in private or corporate legal practice Excellent verbal and written communication skills Analytical, problem-solving, interpersonal, negotiation and legal reasoning skills Ability to manage issues and workload independently with minimal supervision Excellent business judgment and strategic thinking Strong organizational skills and flexibility Regular, dependable attendance and punctuality Ability to travel for business within the United States and to Canada Darling Ingredients is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration to qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or, protected veteran status. Know Your Rights: If you would like more information, please click on the link and paste into your browser: Job Posted by ApplicantPro