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Senior Corporate Legal Counsel - Generalist (Transactional Focus)

Loves


Location:
Houston, TX
Date:
09/20/2017
2017-09-202017-10-19
Job Code:
 96141
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Senior Corporate Legal Counsel - Generalist (Transactional Focus)

Senior Corporate Legal Counsel - Generalist (Transactional Focus)

Location:  Houston, TX, US, 77019

Req ID: 96141

GENERAL SUPERVISORY OR LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Demonstrate proficiency in the legal practice, sound judgment and the provision of reasoned legal opinions, with minimal supervision
  • Manage legal staff, as assigned, and supervise provision of legal services
  • Keep Associate General Counsel, Vice President of Musket and other management apprised of current legal matters, initiatives and concerns of import being handled or managed, as well as any staffing issues

           

    CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Transactional

    •     Draft, review, revise and negotiate varied legal documents in numerous areas of contract and commercial law and corporate transactions, including but not limited to service, storage and transportation agreements, confidentiality agreements, commercial leases, and complex acquisition contracts, while working with business unit leaders and other interested parties

  • Review and analyze  company responses to requests for proposals, bids, and offers, and provide guidance to business clients regarding related to such transactions and opportunities

    General

    •    Provide legal advice and counsel to executives, directors of departments, and other business clients, using discretion and exercising independent judgment in numerous areas of contract and commercial law, general corporate transactions, and adversarial matters

    •     Research and analyze various legal issues presented by clients and/or pertinent to business operations or matters and present results through preparation of legal memoranda and/or interaction with clients

    •     Serve as liaison between Musket’s legal department and certain business clients and representing the department on assigned task forces and committees

    •     Anticipate and identify potential legal issues and develop and recommend company policies and positions on same

    Administrative

    •     Pursue continuing education on industry, evolving business operations, and company business strategies

    •     Assist in managing provision of legal services by outside counsel and other legal service providers as related to business units and/or matters

  • Ensure accurate billing by outside counsel on a project specific basis

    •     Timely and accurately enter and update status of projects in matter management system and contracts in enterprise contract system

    •     Maintain accurate time log in matter management system for work performed on behalf of Musket Corporation and its affiliates, as required

    •     Various other tasks as assigned

  • Be able to work independently and with little supervision

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Education:
    • HS Diploma or equivalent required
    • Bachelor’s Degree and Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited law school
  • Licensure: Licensed to practice law in Oklahoma or Texas, with a preference for licensure in Texas (or a willingness to pursue Texas license, as required)
  • Experience:
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a law firm and/or as corporate counsel, with experience in transactional business, strong contract review and drafting skills

       

      SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office and in on-line legal research, with ability to learn new software applications and programs, ability to type efficiently and prepare own documents and correspondence without reliance on dictation, and strong drafting, negotiation and oral communication
  • Typical Physical Demands:
    • Requires prolonged stationary positions and some positioning of self to access under desk storage or low filing drawers
    • Occasional moving of equipment and/or lifting up to 50 pounds
      • Continuous operation of office equipment, e.g. computer keyboard, copy machine, printer, and calculator
      • Ability to perceive sound at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and visual acuity to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures, transcribing, viewing a computer terminal, and extensive reading
      • Occasional evening or weekend work
      • Possible infrequent overnight travel

Job Function(s): Legal

Clean Places, Friendly Faces. It's been the guiding principle at Love's for more than 50 years, and it's leading us into the future. We're passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with plenty of fuel, food and supplies. Love's has two primary kinds of stores. Our 'Country Stores' are fueling stations with a convenience store attached. The larger 'Travel Stops' are located on interstate highways and offer additional amenities such as food from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and more. 

The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.


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