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General Counsel

Company: Mirabito Energy Products Corporate Office Division
Location: Binghamton
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position: General Counsel
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
Status: Exempt

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS - include and are not limited to:
Plans and oversees all aspects of an organization's legal affairs.
Reviews changes to law and regulations and advises management about any impact to the business.
Handles all business transactions and initiatives, such as real estate matters, asset and equity purchases and sales.
Provides advice to management regarding contracts, business transactions and general legal matters.
Coordinates the defense of the organization in lawsuits and the prosecution of lawsuits on behalf of the organization against others.
Ensures that all company communications, contracts, documents, filings and press releases undergo a legal review.
Engage and manages the relationship with outside counsel.
RESPONSIBILITIES - include and are not limited to:
Advising executive, senior management and board on various corporate and business matters.
Managing organization's legal matters.
Examining, revising and creating draft agreements, such as leases, customer and vendor agreements.
Maintaining knowledge of organization's operations and legal documents.
Conducting legal research as necessary.
Reviewing company's litigation strategy pertaining to legal actions and coordinating with outside counsel.
Promulgating and creating directives of corporate acts and decisions.
Preserving all corporate records.
Handling statutory corporate filings.
Liaising with outside counsel for certain matters.
Creating new entities.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS - include and are not limited to:
Requires a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school.
At least 10 years experience in general legal practice or 6 years experience in business law practice.
Requires admittance to New York state bar or ability to waive into New York state bar.
Experience with corporate governance issues and corporate secretarial duties.
Experience with acquisitions and divestitures, both asset based (including real estate) and equity based.
Familiarity with all aspects of business law, including human resources, creditor rights, general litigation and intellectual property.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proficient understanding of business sensitivities and confidentiality.

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Keywords: Mirabito Energy Products Corporate Office Division, Binghamton , General Counsel, Legal , Binghamton, New York

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