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$75.000 - $110.000
27 Apr → 27 May
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) is seeking to hire an Attorney to work as Enforcement Counsel within the MGC’s Investigations & Enforcement Bureau (IEB). The IEB is the primary enforcement agent for regulatory matters under the Massachusetts gaming law (M.G.L. c. 23K) and sports wagering law (M.G.L. c. 23N). Under the direction of the Chief Enforcement Counsel, the Enforcement Counsel will work in conjunction with, and provide legal guidance, to members of the MGC’s civilian Gaming Agents Division (Gaming Agent’s Division), Sports Wagering Division, and the Massachusetts State Police Gaming Enforcement Unit (GEU) on regulatory matters. The Enforcement Counsel will also work collaboratively with the IEB's civilian Financial Investigations Division, the IEB's Paralegal(s), and the Commission's Licensing Division to reach well-reasoned determinations that comport with the legal and policy objectives of the gaming and sports wagering laws.
Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Work in collaboration with and advise the Gaming Agents, Sports Wagering Division, and members of the GEU in preparing notices of violation(s) and enforcement actions, including the assessment of, or recommendations for, civil administrative penalties, to address casino and vendor noncompliance under the gaming law, as well as noncompliance by those who hold licenses under the sports wagering law.
Work with management of casinos and sports wagering operators to obtain information related to noncompliance matters and, in some instances, towards disposition of civil administrative penalties by way of agreed settlements.
Provide legal guidance to the Gaming Agents and Sports Wagering Divisions regarding the regulatory audits and monitoring functions performed by those Divisions; the ongoing review of the casinos’ and sports wagering operators’ Internal Controls to ensure consistency with all regulatory requirements; and in identifying and managing areas of risk.
Work in collaboration with the MGC’s General Counsel’s Office to identify and promulgate regulations and regulatory amendments to gaming and sports wagering regulations as necessary.
Maintain knowledge of the Massachusetts gaming and sports wagering laws, and issues that impact suitability for licensure of casino employees and vendors, as well as those who hold sports wagering licenses.
Work in collaboration with the MGC’s Licensing Division, the GEU, and the Financial Investigations Division, in performing the background investigations of sports wagering operators, as well as individuals and vendors who are seeking qualification or licensure for employment at, or selling goods and/or providing services to, the licensed casinos and sports wagering operators in Massachusetts.
Prepare and review suitability reports and/or summaries pertaining to high level casino employees, gaming vendors, and sports wagering operators as needed.
Work with IEB Paralegal(s) to prepare and review adverse action notices for applicants, licensees, and registrants who are disqualified or may be unsuitable for licensure or registration under Massachusetts law, as well as MGC involuntary exclusion list orders.
Prepare and present cases for hearings before an impartial hearings officer, including preparation and introduction of exhibits; witness preparation and examination; opening statements and closing arguments; and filing motions and briefs where necessary.
Present to the Commission in livestreamed public meetings and adjudicatory hearings.
Other duties as assigned.
Our Benefits: Hybrid work environment; MA State Retirement Plan (Pension); a 9000 sq. foot on-site Fitness Center; Tuition Remission for yourself and your spouse to MA Community Colleges and State Universities; Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability insurance; 12 paid Holidays; Deferred Compensation 457(b) Plan; Flex Spending for Healthcare, Daycare, and Transportation; Three weeks’ Vacation to start , three Personal Days and 15 Sick Days per year; Health Insurance Buy-out option.
Skills and Qualifications:
Conducts self with utmost integrity.
Comfort working as part of a team and independently.
Demonstrated capacity for sound legal research and analysis, and problem solving.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, professionalism, and interpersonal skills necessary to maintain a cohesive, team-oriented environment while leading by example.
A high degree of flexibility to support the evolving needs of the IEB and Commission.
Competence in computer usage and standard software including Microsoft Office applications, word-processing, spreadsheets, project management, SharePoint and database software.
Experience, Education, and Training:
A Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school and a license to practice law in Massachusetts.
At least three to five years of legal experience working in a governmental agency or law firm, including trial or administrative hearing experience, or appellate experience.
Salary is commensurate with experience.
The successful candidate will be required to pass an extensive background check that includes, but is not limited to, a full credit check, review of income tax transcripts, CORI, drug screen, and fingerprinting. All employees of the MGC must also be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
The MGC is responsible for the implementation of the expanded gaming law (M.G.L. c. 23K) and the sports wagering law (M.G.L. c. 23N). Under those laws, the MGC is tasked with establishing a regulatory framework for the solicitation, licensing, taxation, and oversight of a maximum of three casino licenses and one slots parlor license in Massachusetts, as well as in-person and online sports wagering operator licenses.
It is the policy of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to afford equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to their race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic or status that is protected by federal, state, or local law.
$106.000 - $179.000
27 Apr → 27 May
Provision of legal advice, support and contracting services to both US and Global teams with a focus on healthcare compliance, commercial contract drafting/review and negotiation
Identify, manage and mitigate legal risk and opportunity in business activities within US/Global commercial projects – development of bespoke contracts to support new healthcare/medtech product offerings and services
Strategic advice and support to US Recon & Robotics, Sports Medicine, Ambulatory Surgical Systems and ENT teams
Advise and support on complex R&D and NPD agreements and collaborations
Advise and support on technology agreements (software subscription, service and support, SaaS/PaaS/IaaS agreements, digital and virtual product and service agreements etc.)
Support on complex global goods and services agreements for Marketing, Professional Services, Operations, Direct, Indirect and IT Procurement functions
Legal support to functional teams (Finance, HR, Procurement, Quality, Regulatory Affairs, Tax, Corporate, Compliance etc) as required
Supporting on M&A and integrations as required
Providing support for legal strategy, training, contract template development, key projects and initiatives as directed by the Global Commercial Legal team
Such other projects as may be delegated by Senior Director Global Commercial Legal
JD/Bachelor degree from a well-respected institution
Licensed with 5+ years of experience in a law firm/in house
Life sciences and broad commercial transactional experience preferred
Would suit a candidate who is seeking a high degree of responsibility and development of client base/practice
Fluent in written and spoken English
Strong analytical, communication and presentation skills for the candidate’s level of experience
Able to work autonomously within the role and operate at a professional level
A keen interest in and ability to understand the business, its strategies, its people and its organisational structures
Ability to work collaboratively with others, both within and outside of Legal team.
Ability to work with and potentially manage paralegal workforce.
Strong time management skills coupled with an ability to manage both internal and external stakeholders
Good IT skills required
$243.000 - $314.000
27 Apr → 27 May
At Gilead we believe every employee deserves a great leader. As a people leader now or in the future, we expect that you will model and create an environment of inclusion, be intentionally focused on the hiring, development, growth and retention of talent, and empower teams to align and achieve goals.
Everyone at Kite is grounded by one common goal – curing cancer. Every single day, we seek to establish a direct line between that purpose and our day-to-day work. Please join us in this mission!
Kite, a Gilead Company, is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel cancer immunotherapy products designed to harness the power of a patient’s own immune system to selectively target and kill cancer cells.
We are seeking an Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property, to join our growing team and serve as lead counsel for Corporate Development, including business development and alliance management. This individual will report directly to the Head of Intellectual Property with a preference for location in Santa Monica, CA. We will consider remote opportunities for the right candidate.
Responsibilities of theAssociate General Counsel, Intellectual Propertyinclude, but are not limited to:
Provide IP due diligence review and render legal opinions to support business development activities
Conduct and advise on patentability, freedom-to-operate, and IP portfolio
Draft, review, and negotiate agreement provisions relating to intellectual property
Prepare and prosecute patent applications to develop global patent strategy
Manage and advise licensed patent portfolio and external collaborations
Draft and review documents related to oppositions, observations, and other patent office proceedings
Review proposed publications and external disclosures
Develop and maintain a detailed understanding of assigned projects and IP case law
Collaborate with legal members, cross-functional teams, and outside counsel
Develop IP policy, procedure, and training on IP law and topics
A Juris Doctorate and admission before a State bar or fully qualified legal credentials in geography of operations
Registered before the USPTO
12+ years of industry and/or law firm experience
Strong client service orientation
Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Able to identify issues and seek solutions to advance business priority
Able to work both independently and collaboratively in a dynamic fast-paced environment
Solid understanding of genetic, protein, antibody, and recombinant technologies; experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industries preferred
Advanced degree in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Immunology, Life Science, pharmaceutical or related sciences
The salary range for this position is: $242,590.00 - $313,940.00. Gilead considers a variety of factors when determining base compensation, including experience, qualifications, and geographic location. These considerations mean actual compensation will vary. This position may also be eligible for a discretionary annual bonus, discretionary stock-based long-term incentives (eligibility may vary based on role), paid time off, and a benefits package. Benefits include company-sponsored medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans*.
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- Eligible employees may participate in benefit plans, subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable plans.
27 Apr → 27 May
Central Synagogue is one of the leading and largest Reform congregations in the country. Located in Midtown Manhattan, Central’s reach includes more than 2,800 member families, a livestream community numbering in the hundreds of thousands, and more than 800 students, from birth to twelfth grade, in the Nursery and Religious schools. It has long played a significant role in the national Reform movement and is known for its innovation and leadership in worship, leading to a greatly expanded audience over the last two decades.
Central Synagogue works toward a world in which Judaism is core to the lives of Central members and Jews everywhere and is a profound and positive force for humanity. Central continually redefines what it means to be Jewish today, both within the Synagogue community and far beyond the Synagogue’s walls. The diverse clergy and professional team work hard, in collaboration with lay leadership, to build deep and enduring relationships among Central members, creating a caring, dynamic, and joyful community.
Central Synagogue is an inclusive and welcoming community. The Synagogue encourages participation from all who seek a connection to Jewish life and want to be part of its sacred community regardless of religious background, race, ethnicity, gender, ability, socioeconomic status, political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Central is committed to being an open tent, a place that welcomes all people, including those who have been historically and institutionally marginalized or excluded from the Jewish community.
The Synagogue is well-resourced, has over 100 staff, and is governed by a 29-member Board of Trustees. To learn more, please visit: https://www.centralsynagogue.org/.
Central Synagogue is seeking an Associate Counsel to join the leadership team. Primary areas of responsibility include providing legal counsel in the areas of employment law, contractual law, insurance law, intellectual property law, and nonprofit governance.
Reduced-time (32 hours per week), exempt and not eligible for OT.
Key Responsibilities/Essential Functions:
- Partner with Central's leadership team, outside counsel, and the Board of Directors on all legal matters affecting the organization including governance, regulatory compliance, fundraising, human resources and risk management.
- Manage the contract review and approval process for a wide variety of matters including facilities, programs and events both internal and external, technology, security, and human resources. Draft and negotiate a wide variety of transactions, work with outside counsel to develop templates as is necessary.
- Work with the Chief Financial Officer on the procurement and management of insurance policies and renewals to ensure adequate coverage.
- Partner with the Senior Cantor, Director and Assistant Director of Music, and Director of Production on the organization's intellectual property portfolio, including trademark, copyright and patent registrations and renewals.
- Advise Human Resources professionals in employment-related personnel matters including review of all human resource documents including the Employee Handbook, new policy rollouts and implementation, and training programs.
- Partner with colleagues including Human Resources and supervisors to build efficient processes to maintain compliance with employment laws and regulations.
- Work along with Executive Director on management of outside counsel and oversight of Legal and Risk Committee.
- Work with outside counsel to advise on applicable laws and regulations, including in the areas of religious and tax-exempt organizations, employment, intellectual property, fundraising, human resources, data security and privacy. Keep current on changes to applicable laws and communicate changes and potential impact.
- May perform other duties including handling a variety of discrete transactional matters as assigned.
- Strong problem solver who is principled in their decision making, leverages relationships and can see the big picture
- A team player who builds collaborative relationships across various stakeholders
- Demonstrated thought leadership and influence management skills
- Excellent communication skills including verbal and written
- Keen instinct around risk management, able to identify and minimize risk across the synagogue
- Ability to function well in a fast-paced environment, able to manage and prioritize a large portfolio of diverse matters
- Strong research, analytical, and problem-solving skills with ability to take initiative, anticipate needs and adapt to situations as they arise
- Solid work ethic, driven to reach and exceed goals
- High degree of integrity, professionalism and reliability
- Proficiency in Microsoft applications including Microsoft word, excel, outlook, PowerPoint are a must. Preferred knowledge of Zoom and Microsoft Teams a strong plus
- Juris Doctor degree and the ability to practice in New York
- 4+ years of experience in-house, law firm, or at a non-profit
- Familiarity with nonprofits strongly desired
- Broad knowledge of federal and state applicable laws and regulations
Please note, the above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
The expected salary range for this position is up to $150K. Central Synagogue offers an extensive benefits package designed to meet the needs of our dedicated and diverse community. The salary is commensurate with experience based on a number of factors, including, but not limited to, skills, knowledge, training, education, areas of specialization and depth and scope of experience.
Central Synagogue requires all staff members (full-time AND part-time) to (a) provide proof of vaccination and booster against COVID-19 or (b) obtain an approved exemption as an accommodation. If you are offered employment this requirement must be met by your hire date unless a reasonable accommodation for exemption is received and approved.
One day remote on either Monday or Friday and three days in the office.
- To apply, please submit a resume, along with a cover letter and three references to [email protected].
- Please reference “Associate Counsel” in the subject line of your email. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
$82.000 - $131.000
27 Apr → 27 May
The Corporate Counsel is responsible for being the front line of TBS Factoring Service, LLC and its related entities legal affairs. This position aids in ensuring that the company is represented in disputes that arise, negotiations of all kinds and litigation. Corporate Counsel will also directly oversee and maintain all company contracts and VMS.
Role & Responsibilities:
- Review and approve written document templates and published material for each department, schedule periodic department audits.
- Develop a system for maintaining all company contracts, review all contracts prior to execution and track pertinent deadlines.
- Draft various agreements.
- Negotiation of vendor agreements at inception and upon renewal.
- Reply to legal inquires including subpoenas.
- Assist and collaborate with outside legal counsel in litigation matters and monitor billing of outside counsel.
- Provide legal opinions and risk memorandum as needed.
- Oversee periodic reviews of all public facing materials, work with marketing to ensure prompt legal approval.
- Vigorous advocate for TBS.
- Maintain accurate corporate documentation of entities and their management.
- Maintain compliance with local, state and federal law.
Personal Attributes & Requirements:
- Organized, ability to multitask and advanced negotiation skills.
- Discrete and ethical in every situation.
- Dependability in terms of attendance and exceptional work products.
- Flexible, highly self-motivated, and works well under pressure.
Qualifications and Education Requirements:
- Minimum 3-5 years of legal experience as a licensed attorney.
- Transactional, factoring, and/or payment resolutions experience in a firm or in-house highly preferred.
- Strong background in contracts.
$108.000 - $248.000
27 Apr → 27 May
This role has been designated as ‘Edge’, which means you will primarily work outside of an HPE office.
Job Family Definition:
Acts as legal advisor to assigned internal clients or other company attorneys with respect to matters related to the area of specialty. Identifies legal risk and recommends solutions that help address the client’s objectives. Represents company in transactions, interactions, or disputes with customers, suppliers, partners, and competitors. Balances the business interests of client groups with ultimate fiduciary responsibility to company. Represents the company before industry policy setting organizations, government agencies, and other regulatory bodies. Areas of law practiced may include intellectual property law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate securities law, litigation, employment, structured financial deals, US government contracting, outsourcing, environmental, employee benefits, or bankruptcy.
Management Level Definition:
Applies developed subject matter knowledge to solve common and complex business issues and recommends appropriate alternatives. Works on problems of diverse complexity and scope. May act as a team or project leader providing direction to team activities and facilitates information validation and team decision making process. Exercises independent judgment to identify and select a solution. Ability to handle most unique situations. May seek advice in order to make decisions on complex business issues.
- Provides legal advice to support client decisions within a specific legal concentration.
- Develops risk profiles addressing complex specialty law.
- Refines and builds knowledge from a variety of resources, working towards becoming an expert within a specific legal concentration, and shares knowledge with other team members.
- Identifies, analyzes, and resolves complex legal issues within a specialty area.
Education and Experience Required:
- Advanced university degree in law (e.g. JD or LLB); additional advanced degree relevant to the specialty preferred.
- Meets local legal license requirements.
- Typically 4-6 years commercial legal experience at a law firm or in-house.
- Well developed level of business experience supporting clients or advising on specialty law matters.
Knowledge and Skills:
- Well-developed breadth of practical knowledge within a specific legal concentration, with demonstrated in- depth knowledge in one or more sub- areas within the specific legal concentration.
- Good knowledge of company policies and procedures.
- Well-developed competence and experience in negotiating or advising on legal and business matters in the specialty.
- Able to translate complex legal or factual issues into plain language communications.
- English language skills to business standard preferred.
- Scope typically includes resolving business unit and function-level client issues related to the specialty.
- Impact typically includes resolving significant legal issues in specialty practices areas.
States with Pay Range Requirement
The expected salary/wage range for a U.S.-based hire filling this position is provided below. Actual offer may vary from this range based upon geographic location, work experience, education/training, and/or skill level. If this is a sales role, then the listed salary range reflects combined base salary and target-level sales compensation pay. If this is a non-sales role, then the listed salary range reflects base salary only. Variable incentives may also be offered. Information about employee benefits offered can be found at https://myhperewards.com/main/new-hire-enrollment.html.
Annual Salary: $108,000.00 - $248,200.00
Hewlett Packard Enterprise is EEO F/M/Protected Veteran/ Individual with Disabilities.
HPE will comply with all applicable laws related to employer use of arrest and conviction records, including laws requiring employers to consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.
$65.000 - $107.000
26 Apr → 26 May
At Planet Fitness, our unique mission has always been to enhance people’s lives by providing a high-quality fitness experience in a welcoming, non-intimidating environment. And we’re proud of the amazing Planet Fitness team that supports our clubs and team members. They are comprised of dynamic, dedicated, and talented individuals who represent our values of integrity, transparency, passion, respect, and excellence (while having fun!) in everything they do.
Joining the PF family means being part of a company that cares about bettering the health and wellbeing of our communities. It means being a part of a supportive, engaging workforce with an inclusive culture that values diversity and creates an environment where everyone can feel they belong. It means encouraging professional growth and development. It means making true, lasting connections with your co-workers with celebrations, team building activities and engaging corporate events! It means creating a positive impact in our local communities through our Judgement Free Generation® philanthropic initiative. It means being part of a brand that you can be proud of!
For the past 30 years, we’ve helped millions of people in their fitness journey and revolutionized the industry along the way. And we’re just getting started!
- Negotiate, draft, review, manage, and advise on a wide variety of contracts including commercial vendor contracts, complex strategic partnerships, and membership-related agreements.
- Assume primary responsibility for consumer protection compliance.
- Assume primary responsibility for data and privacy-related issues.
- Collaborate with business units to mitigate risk and respond to business challenges and opportunities.
- Conduct legal research, provide advice, and present recommendations on various legal and business issues.
- Draft, review, and update company policies and procedures necessary to ensure compliance with laws and regulations.
- Stay up-to-date and advise stakeholders on relevant industry standards.
- Stay abreast of current and pending changes in law potentially impacting the business.
- Bachelor’s degree and Law degree from accredited institutions, required
- Admission to the bar in one or more states
- 5-8 years of relevant legal experience, including law firm experience
- Experience advising on commercial contracts, required
- Experience advising on consumer privacy and data security issues, preferred
- Ambition to increase legal and business knowledge and skills in areas relevant to the business
- Excellent project management skills
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with exceptional business judgment, including the ability to think strategically and give practical advice while balancing business needs with legal risks
- Extremely detail-oriented, efficient, and organized with an exceptional ability to establish priorities and objectives
- Exceptional presentation and communication skills along with the ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization, including executives and Board of Directors
- Able to establish and maintain effective, collaborative work relationships with diverse individuals, internally and externally
- Creative, progressive, thought leadership with the ability to influence at all levels of the organization
- Excellent leadership skills including the ability to build teams, motivate, guide, and mentor
- Possess a results-driven entrepreneurial mindset, demonstrating initiative and creativity
- Demonstrated strategic thinking, creative problem-solving, and organizational leadership skills
- Exhibits comfort, ease, and flexibility working in an extremely fast-paced ever-changing, deadline-driven environment
- Cooperative team player with an upbeat, positive, “can-do” attitude!
- Hybrid workplace
- Volunteer days off
- Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits package, including medical, pharmacy, dental and vision benefits
- Generous vacation/holiday pay
- 401(k) Retirement
- Employee Stock Purchase Program
- Childcare reimbursement
- Pet care reimbursement
- Learning and development programs
- Discount programs, including vacations, theme parks, shopping, meal delivery services & much more
- Free Black Card membership and fun exercise incentives
- Company-sponsored social events
- Access to our gym at headquarters, complete with locker rooms and Black Card area
- Delicious, healthy breakfast and lunch options served at our headquarters café
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$225.000 - $240.000
26 Apr → 26 May
Location: San Francisco, CA/Remote
Role: Assistant General Counsel | Department: Legal | Reports to: VP, Deputy General Counsel
Brightmark tackles the planet’s most pressing environmental challenges with imagination, optimism, and activity that is making real progress toward a cleaner future. We do this by taking a holistic, closed loop, circular economy approach that has actual results. Driven by equal parts urgency and optimism, we Reimagine Waste. We deploy circular waste solutions, focused on plastics renewal (circular plastics) and anaerobic digestion (renewable natural gas), that disrupt the status quo and make actual change happen. Our programs are tailored as scalable project solutions that meet specific environmental needs around the world and in communities where people live and work.
Join us as we build toward a more livable future without waste!
We are seeking an Assistant General Counsel to join the Brightmark Legal team. Under direction of the VP, Deputy General Counsel, the Assistant General Counsel will be responsible for a broad spectrum of internal and external legal issues and initiatives including, but not limited to, legal aspects of project development, financings, construction and operations of large renewable energy facilities, debt and equity financings, M&A, strategic alliances and joint ventures and compliance matters. S/he will also work to ensure that Brightmark is in compliance with all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, while ensuring that all transactions and processes are effectively administered throughout the Company and represent “best practices” within the industry. The position is located at Brightmark’s headquarters in San Francisco, though hybrid and remote candidates will be considered.
- Provide strategic counsel, oversight and sophisticated judgment with regard to legal issues facing the Company, advising Brightmark on the legal and regulatory risks of possible business decisions.
- Draft and negotiate both simple and complex commercial contracts, including, but not limited to, NDAs, LOIs, consulting agreements, master service agreements, EPC agreements, feedstock supply agreements, site leases, interconnection agreements, procurement and sale contracts.
- Responsible for working on legal aspects of the Company’s transactional matters with its business partners, including areas of development, real estate, title work, supply agreements, procurement, construction, and operations.
- Support and defend the Company in active, potential, and threatened claims and/or disputes.
- Work with finance team to structure, negotiate and execute equity and project finance transactions.
- Assist E&O team on the negotiation of equipment procurement contracts to ensure the execution of the project is in line with other major project contracts and constraints.
- Serve as both legal counsel and business partner to the project development teams, providing highly commercial and creative solutions on business matters and project development.
- Work with legal department to build Brightmark’s emerging company environment, helping shape the Company’s policies and best practices.
- Work with legal department to coordinate the legal services provided by the Company; ensure internal and external client deliverables are timely and accurate.
- Assist with special projects as requested and adapt to new tasks and responsibilities as the business grows and changes.
- Assist with Procurement & Construction Department day-to-day requests.
- Protect Brightmark’s intellectual property as needed.
- Develop and monitor internal compliance programs.
- Draft standard form contract clauses and agreements.
- Supervise and develop attorneys and legal professionals as necessary.
- Facilitate and support Brightmark’s growth and expansion as needed.
Success Criteria (what success will look like in this role):
- Knowledge/familiarity of the following substantive areas: project finance, complex agreements related to the general development and EPC matters of large renewable energy facilities; real estate; joint ventures; commercial agreements, NDAs and other IP matters; familiarity with Environmental Attributes a plus
- Risk assessment and due diligence skills
- Proven track record of strong negotiation skills
- Experience with cross-functional leadership and management
- Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects, prioritize and meet tight deadlines in a fast- paced, high growth environment
- Strong organizational, problem-solving and analytical skills
- Curious, creative, flexible and open-minded
- Quick thinker who is mission driven and responsive
- Strong interpersonal and diplomatic skills
- Unquestioned ethics and integrity
- Comfortable rolling up his/her sleeves in an egalitarian, entrepreneurial environment
- Ability to work well with others with a personable, approachable and courteous demeanor
- Sense of humor
Experience & Professional Qualifications:
- 6+ years of related legal experience
- J.D. from a U.S. ABA accredited law school with an active license to practice law
- CA Bar Qualified or ability to become registered as CA In-house counsel
- Experience negotiating commercial transactions in the power, renewable energy, natural gas or utility space
- Strong knowledge of project finance transactions
- Experience with LLC and other corporate law documents and governance
- Fast-paced growth, emerging company experience
- $225,000-$240,000 per year
- Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
- Commuter Benefits
- Disability Assistance
- Paid Vacation
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$160.000 - $240.000
26 Apr → 26 May
At GoDaddy the future of work looks different for each team. Some teams work in the office full-time, others have a hybrid arrangement (they work remotely some days and in the office some days) and some work entirely remotely.
This position may be a hybrid or fully remote position, as decided by your manager. If designated as hybrid, you’ll divide your time between working remotely from your home and an office location, so you should live within commuting distance. If designated as remote, you’ll be working remotely from your home and may occasionally visit a GoDaddy office to meet with your team for events or offsites. Your hiring manager can share more about this role’s hybrid or remote designation.
This position is not eligible to be performed in Alaska, Mississippi, North Dakota, or the Virgin Islands.
Join our team
GoDaddy is looking for an attorney to assist with and handle employment matters and projects, conduct internal investigations, manage employment litigation and outside counsel, and provide advice and support to our People Operations and business teams. This position will work with GoDaddy's People Operations, Payroll, Benefits, and Recruiting teams and other departments within the Company as necessary.
What you’ll get to do…
- Conduct investigations into allegations of serious violations of company policies in an efficient, thorough, and professional manner. Investigations will often involve sensitive subjects and will entail conducting investigations, reviewing legal and compliance guidelines, and finding, pulling, and using data from various systems as appropriate. You will partner with other members of the legal department, outside counsel, the Compliance team, and business leadership to ensure accurate and consistent outcomes.
- You are expected to exercise excellent judgment and discretion, and to provide analysis into complex and varied employee relations and compliance concerns, grounded in extensive knowledge of employment laws and in-depth reviews of company policies and procedures.
- You will author professional investigation reports in a timely manner and maintain well-organized and accurate case files.
- You will also engage in a strategy to craft and help implement proactive programs and plans to minimize risk to the Company.
- This role is imperative to promote consistency and fairness in all practices and further our values to ensure a positive work environment while mitigating risk for the organization.
- Lead, participate in, and provide guidance on People Operations functions from pre-hire to post-employment (and everything in between), such as employee relations, recruiting, training, performance management, discipline, adverse employment actions, payroll, benefits, employee leaves and requests for accommodations, immigration issues, and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.
- Guide and supervise employment litigation and other disputes on the company's behalf, including, but not limited to, investigating facts, formulating strategies, drafting and responding to discovery requests, preparing and reviewing other litigation documents, and managing outside counsel. You may also work with e-discovery tools to identify and disclose relevant documents and information.
- You may occasionally attend mediations and make appearances in court or before administrative agencies.
- You will discuss, draft, and implement policies, procedures, agreements, and written guidelines used by the company regarding employment practices.
- Assist in designing and implementing training regarding employment practices, policies, benefits, and procedures for a variety of audiences.
- Prioritize multiple tasks and responsibilities while maintaining positive relationships with internal clients and partners.
- Flexibility with work hours for urgent issues, and to the situational needs and requirements of the workload—including for purposes of interviewing witnesses based on their shift schedules.
- Willingness to complete other duties and projects as assigned.
- You must strive for continuous improvement—identifying and making changes that deliver better outcomes.
Your experience should include...
- J.D. from an accredited law school with excellent academic qualifications required; law review and/or moot court team experience strongly preferred.
- Experience or study in Human Resources or related fields is preferred; SPHR or SHRM certification is also preferred.
- Active license to practice law, preferably in Arizona. California, Iowa, Massachusetts, Texas, and/or Washington license(s) are a plus.
- 8+ years of legal experience advising or litigating employment law is required; in-house experience is preferred.
- Experience conducting employment investigations is required.
- Extensive knowledge of federal and Arizona state employment laws and rules of civil procedure is required, as well as the ability to apply that knowledge expeditiously to specific situations.
- Ability to prioritize projects based on the level of risk
- Ability to Influence, often without formal decision-making authority, large cross-functional teams with varying priorities, subject matter expertise, and levels of experience.
- Ability to assess risk and proactively and creatively solve problems, mitigating risk while supporting business objectives.
- Excellent legal research and writing skills are required; attention to detail is a must.
- Excellent organizational and time-management skills, with an ability to meet tight goals on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment. Self-motivation and diligence are key.
- Comfortable explaining legal principles to all levels of employees and management, including confidence advising executives
- Ability to handle sensitive situations tactfully yet firmly, to be assertive without being adversarial, and to take unpopular positions when necessary while maintaining trust and credibility.
- Capable of representing GoDaddy independently before third parties such as courts, administrative agencies, and regulators.
- Proficiency with Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint is required.
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About us... GoDaddy is empowering everyday entrepreneurs around the world by providing all of the help and tools to succeed online. GoDaddy is the place people come to name their idea, build a professional website, attract customers, sell their products and services, and manage their work. Our mission is to give our customers the tools, insights and the people to transform their ideas and personal initiative into success. To learn more about the company, visit About Us (https://aboutus.godaddy.net/about-us/overview/default.aspx.)
GoDaddy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of age, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression (including against any individual that is transitioning, has transitioned, or is perceived to be transitioning), marital status or civil partnership/union status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth, genetic information, military and veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law. GoDaddy will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with local and federal requirements.
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GoDaddy doesn’t accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.Job ID R018482
GoDaddy's compensation is local to where you are and may vary based on an individual's qualifications at the time of the offer. The anticipated annual base salary ranges for select locations are listed below:
- California Bay Area, Santa Clara, San Francisco: $160000.00 - $240000.00
- Seattle, New York City: $148000.00 - $222000.00
- Los Angeles, San Diego: $133500.00 - $200500.00
- California State, Washington State, Colorado State: $120000.00 - $180000.00
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$115.000 - $123.000
26 Apr → 26 May
- Advising regarding the development, review, analysis, and negotiation of policies and contracts, including but not limited to those related to academic/faculty affairs.
- Advising university officers, faculty, and staff and associated entities on matters related to law and policy, including to academic/faculty affairs.
- Carrying forward projects and serving as counsel to committees with academic/faculty affairs implications on behalf of the Office of Legal Affairs. Presenting on behalf of the Office of Legal Affairs on academic/faculty affairs-related issues to university officers, faculty, and staff.
- Advising principal University officials or internal governance or administrative bodies on their legal responsibilities and the legal implications of developing matters such as federal or administrative agency audits or investigations and employment disputes.
- Other duties as assigned. Regardless of assigned focus areas, the Associate General Counsel will be expected to research, provide advice on, and draft communications and legal documents regarding the full range of state and federal laws, regulations, and policies applicable to a UNC constituent institution.
- J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school.
- Prior experience as an attorney for a university, or relevant in-house or law firm experience required.
- At least five years of relevant, post-law school experience required.
- Higher education, academic affairs, faculty relations, and/or sponsored research experience is strongly preferred.
- Excellent written communication skills; strong verbal and written communication skills in presenting complex legal principles in layman’s terms to senior administrators, staff, and faculty.
- Strong interpersonal and listening skills, and experience interfacing with a wide variety of key stakeholders; a strong collaborator and team oriented.
- Strong work ethic with a positive attitude. Self-starter, quick study, and ability to manage deadlines.
- High moral and ethical standards that reflect honesty, integrity, and reliability.
- Demonstrated awareness, attitude, knowledge, and skills required to engage and include individuals of varying ages, races, ethnicities, backgrounds, identities, and abilities.
- Must have a current license to practice law in North Carolina, or obtain such license within one year of employment.
- Must be currently licensed in good standing without any instances of suspension, revocation, censure or other adverse events in any jurisdiction.
- The successful candidate will demonstrate their understanding of and ability to advance UNC Charlotte’s mission, vision, and guiding commitments (strategicplan.charlotte.edu), as well as the goals articulated in the UNC System’s strategic plan (www.northcarolina.edu/impact/strategic-plan).
- Employment is conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check.