• Corporate Legal Counsel

    Location US-CA-Los Angeles
    Job ID
    2018-6781
    Category
    Legal
  • Overview

    The Corporate Legal Counsel is part of the General Counsel’s legal team which is responsible for protecting the corporation’s best interests by identifying, administering and managing all of the corporation’s legal matters. This position reports directly to the General Counsel. It provides officers and employees with bilingual, professional and ethical guidance in identifying the critical, sensitive and complex problems to which the application of legal principals yields the greatest opportunities for minimizing risks and maximizing profits. The Corporate Legal Counsel works with outside attorneys and paralegal generalists and assistants. Providing creative forward looking solutions to complex legal issues is the goal.

    Responsibilities

    1. Give accurate and timely counsel to executives in a variety of legal topics (labor law, real estate leasing, board governance, health care regulator, corporate finance, etc.)
    2. Collaborate with management to devise efficient defense strategies.
    3. Prepare, review, and negotiate and draft contracts and other legal documents to ensure the corporation’s full legal rights.
    4. Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations.
    5. Apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advice on possible legal issues.
    6. Communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authority etc.), creating relations of trust
    7. Deal with complex matters with multiple stakeholders and forces.
    8. Provide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the organization.
    9. Conduct your work with integrity and responsibility.
    10. Maintain current knowledge of alterations in legislation.

    Qualifications

    1. Bachelor's degree
    2. JD degree
    3. Licensed to practice in California
    4. Member of the California State Bar in good standing
    5. 5+ years as a practicing attorney in large law firm and/or in-house is required.
    6. Healthcare experience preferred.
    7. Real Estate, HR, and compliance skills a plus.

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