Corporate Attorney
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Corporate Attorney
Ref No.: 18-02636
Location: Teaneck, New Jersey
Position Type:Right to Hire
Pay Rate : $ 50.00 - 60.00 /Hour
The Corporate Attorney is a member of the Legal Department and a counselor and advisor to management and staff of the organization relative to every aspect of operation. The attorney must be prepared to offer timely and accurate advice to both HQ and branch personnel on a myriad of issues that confront the corporation every day and perform litigation review. This role will sit in Teaneck, New Jersey.
Responsibilities
  1. General legal advice to members of senior management and operational managers.
  2. Negotiation and drafting of contracts and leases.
  3. Participate in preparation and enforcement of relevant corporate documents such as Franchise Agreement, Franchise Disclosure Document, Notices to Cure Defaults and Operations Manual.
  4. Provide counsel on intellectual property matters.
  5. Monitor litigated matters and serve as liaison with outside counsel as assigned.
  6. Provide counsel on immigration and employment-related matters.
  7. Assist with legal representation of 2 subsidiary corporations (Canada and Mexico).
  8. Such other projects as may be assigned from time to time.
  9. Some travel may be required.
Qualifications
 J.D. from an accredited law school and licensed to practice law in at least one US jurisdiction 
  • 3 years of prior work experience. Experience with a sophisticated franchise organization a plus.
  • Advanced analytical skills and project/process management.
  • Outstanding oral and written communications skills.