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Associate General Counsel

Posted Jun 28
Full Time
Chandler, Arizona

Description

Competitive Pay + Benefits

Position Summary

Under the supervision of the Chief Legal Officer & General Counsel, the Associate General Counsel will provide a broad range of legal analysis, services, support, and counsel, primarily in the areas of contracting, corporate governance, privacy, marketing, and intellectual property matters. They will supervise the Transactional and Compliance teams to ensure overall legal department goals are achieved.

Essential Job Duties And Responsibilities

  • Support the Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel on a broad range of general legal topics including regulatory, marketing, consumer protection, privacy law topics, and other related legal matters
  • Advise Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel on potential business impacts from deals and/or regulations
  • Provide review of escalated consumer complaints and guidance towards resolutions
  • Prepare and review business deals of all types, including, but not limited to, corporate documents, real property transfer documents, loan documents, lease agreements, employment agreements, independent contractor agreements, and sales contracts
  • Working closely with other employees in the Legal department to ensure consistency in approach across areas of the overall business and providing support for areas outside of the Legal Department as needed
  • Manage the staff and workflow within the Legal department as requested by the Chief Legal Officer & General Counsel
  • Partner with outside counsel when necessary to ensure cross jurisdictional compliance
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualification Requirements

Education & Certifications:

  • Must have a J.D. License from ABA accredited law school; Member in good standing of California State Bar.

Experience

  • Ten plus (10+) years of high level broad legal experience.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with colleagues at various levels and functions within the Company
  • Ability to manage a substantial workload independently and effectively in cooperation with and support of other attorneys on a variety of time-sensitive legal matters
  • Demonstrated ability to perform at a high level in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with shifting priorities
  • Good organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize multiple projects while maintaining attention to detail
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Must work well under pressure

Special Skills & Training

  • Familiarity with legal research tools and databases
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, MS Outlook, Excel, and related software programs
  • Strong negotiating skills and ability to influence

Physical Demands And Abilities

  • Regularly spend long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers
  • Regularly spend long hours answering phone calls and emails
  • Regularly move from sitting to standing positions effortlessly
  • Regularly spend long hours in intense concentration reviewing and entering information into a

computer

  • Regularly use hands and fingers to handle, control or feel objects
  • Regularly see details of objects that are less than a few feet away
  • Regularly speak clearly so listeners can understand
  • Regularly understand the speech of another person
  • Frequently work in on projects that require deadlines
  • Frequently bend to file and maintain files
  • Occasionally lift 5-10 pounds

Freedom Forever is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with applicable law, we prohibit discrimination against any applicant or employee based on any legally-recognized basis, including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniformed service member status, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age (40 and over), pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics) or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local law. Our commitment to equal opportunity employment applies to all persons involved in our operations and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee, including supervisors and co-workers.