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RGIS Associate General Counsel, Commercial & Corporate in Detroit, Michigan

Description

Position Description

The Associate General Counsel for Commercial & Corporate is responsible for assisting management on all commercial transactions and corporate matters, data privacy, anti-corruption and other regulatory matters. This position will work closely with the Company’s sales and business development teams as well as with the IT and procurement departments. The position will report to the Global General Counsel.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide legal support on commercial transactions to business units (contracting, vendor/customer disputes).

  • Support the Global General Counsel on all corporate matters.

  • Prepare, review and negotiate various contracts involving service purchases, vendor relationships, licenses, technology development, and leases, financing and credit agreements among others.

  • Provide consultation and legal advice with respect to strategic initiatives, technologyprojects, intellectual property, dispute resolution, corporate policies and procedures, and administration in potentially sensitive and highly complex matters.

  • Manage outside counsel on commercial matters.

  • Ensure compliance on anti-corruption, data protection and data privacy matters.

  • Prepare forms of contracts, terms and conditions and other legal documentation.

  • Recommend practical courses of action to achieve client goals within scope of what is legally permissible.

  • Perform comprehensive research and analysis of reported cases, state and federal statutes, regulations and other legal materials.

  • Maintain current knowledge of legal issues and developments in the law.

  • Assist with other responsibilities as needed.

Qualifications

Qualifications – Education & Experience

Education

  • Juris Doctorate from top tier law school

  • Active State Bar certification and membership as an attorney qualified to practice law in the State of Michigan

Experience

  • 7 years of experience at a top law firm, exceptional academic credentials, and in-house experience preferred

  • Experience reviewing, revising, drafting, negotiating and advising on sophisticated and complex transactions, such as services agreements, sales agreements, marketing agreements, distribution agreements, professional services agreements, technology agreements, partner and vendor agreements

  • Experience providing direct legal, contract and compliance support to executive management, global business units and sales/marketing teams

  • Experience and comfort working with and advising business clients directly

  • Experience in mergers and acquisition preferred

  • Experience with a Board of Directors preferred

For more information on RGIS, visit our website at www.rgis.com

RGIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status, sexual orientation and gender identity and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Primary Location: USA-MI-Detroit Metro-Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: SEN00014

RGIS is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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