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General Counsel - Corporate

New York, NY 10001

Posted: 05/08/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Administrative Job Number: 616909 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

We're in search of an Associate General Counsel to take the helm in advising on strategic corporate governance matters and corporate development transactions. This role, freshly crafted, calls for a visionary individual capable of driving change and ensuring top-notch execution in a fast-paced, iterative setting.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide counsel on corporate legal transactions, collaborating closely with our corporate development and strategy teams.
  • Spearhead the development of a comprehensive corporate governance program aligned with ESG best practices, including process enhancements.
  • Deliver presentations and counsel on corporate law matters to boards of directors and committees.
  • Collaborate on strategy and materials development for multiple boards and committees.
  • Offer legal advice, review/draft documents, and develop various governance items such as resolutions, charters, and policies.

Qualifications & Necessary Skills:
  • JD degree required, with admission to practice in New York.
  • 4+ years of experience at a law firm.
  • Profound knowledge of Delaware corporate law, adaptable to other jurisdictions and novel situations.
  • Expertise in corporate governance best practices.
  • Ability to motivate, collaborate across functions, and supervise team members.
  • Exceptional critical thinking, judgment, and communication skills.
  • Proficient in preparing legal documents and materials for boards and committees.
  • Self-driven with strong organizational and prioritization abilities.
  • Skillful in coordinating complex tasks with multiple stakeholders and conveying information clearly to C-suite and board-level audiences.
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