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Legal Strategy Counsel

Posted Jul 04
Full Time
Columbia, Missouri

EquipmentShare is Hiring a Legal Strategy Counsel

EquipmentShare is searching for a Legal Strategy Counsel for our corporate office in Columbia, MO, to support our team as the department continues to grow.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop and present alternative strategies and options, with an emphasis on novel and aggressive approaches to legal disputes and questions to ensure matters are being addressed through a process of creative friction designed to identify the most advantageous solutions for the Company.
  • Review existing strategies and procedures, identify areas for possible improvement, implement improvements in consultation with other members of the Legal team, and disseminate knowledge to team members and leadership.
  • Provide advice based on the appropriate balance of risk mitigation and business interests on a real-time basis, serving as a resource for the Legal team and Company management.
  • Help develop/recommend risk management policies and operating procedures to address specific company and industry legal issues.

Why We’re a Better Place to Work

  • Competitive salary.
  • Medical, Dental and Vision coverage for full-time employees.
  • 401(k) and company match.
  • Generous paid time off (PTO) plus company paid holidays.
  • Stocked breakroom and full kitchen, chef prepared meals daily (breakfast and lunch).
  • State of the art onsite gym (Corporate HQ) with instructor led-courses/Gym stipend for remote employees.
  • Seasonal and year round wellness challenges.
  • Company sponsored events (annual family gatherings, happy hours and more).
  • Volunteering and local charity initiatives that help you nurture and grow the communities you call home. Employees receive 16 hours of paid volunteer time per year.
  • Opportunities for career and professional development with conferences, events, seminars and continued education.

About You

  • Creative problem solver.
  • Comfortable in adversarial situations.
  • Ability to interact with people at all levels of the organization and interface effectively with internal management.
  • Ability to thrive in a high pressure, fast paced work environment with strict deadlines.
  • Adaptable to growth and changes in organization, role, and systems.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong computer and word processing skills, including ability to learn and adapt to new systems and productivity tools.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent legal research skills and familiarity with common legal research tools, including AI.
  • Exceptional presentation and negotiating skills.
  • Excellent judgment, integrity, and the highest ethical standards.
  • Ability to identify problems or inefficiencies and independently offer/implement practical solutions.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Juris Doctor degree
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience as a practicing attorney with significant experience representing clients at trial, before regulatory commissions and in other adversarial settings.
  • Requires membership in a State Bar as an attorney qualified to practice law in the State and must remain in good standing with the State Bar including being current on any applicable Continuing Legal Education requirements.
  • Significant experience advising clients on complex business matters.
  • Significant litigation and dispute resolution experience.
  • Demonstrated track record of balancing legal, quality, and business risk management objectives - distinguishing between risk mitigation and risk elimination.
  • Our mission to change an entire industry is not easily achieved, so we only hire people who are inspired by the goal and up for the challenge. In turn, our employees have every opportunity to grow with us, achieve personal and professional success and enjoy making a tangible difference in an industry that’s long been resistant to change.

EquipmentShare is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. EquipmentShare is an equal opportunity

employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation,

protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.