Assistant General Counsel

Lawsuit, Project management, Risk management, Mergers and acquisitions, Cross-functional team, Intellectual property, Troubleshooting, Education, Federal government, Attention to detail, Technical drafting, Business partnership, Organizational skills, Legal, Acquisition, Legal research, Strategic alliance, Cross-functional, Mediation, Customer service, Leadership, Government contracts, Consulting, Governance, Communication skills, Request for proposal, Compliance, Documentation, Labour law, Business development, Operations, Staff management, Self motivated, Negotiations, Investigation, Multitasking, Government, Work ethic, FOCUS
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description


SkillStorm is seeking a solutions-oriented Assistant General Counsel who is a demonstrated self-starter with a proven ability to work closely with internal clients and handle multiple legal matters simultaneously.

Reporting directly to the CEO, this Assistant General Counsel position requires at least 4 years’ experience.  The successful candidate will be an ambitious, high-energy, experienced lawyer who thrives in a faced-paced technology services environment.


General Responsibilities

  • Serving as counsel on transactional matters and deals.
  • Serving as legal representative on cross-functional internal teams and interacting with external counsel, advisors, vendors, and business partners.
  • Directly supporting business development activities, including the review and negotiation of strategic alliance agreements, commercial partnerships, joint ventures, and other business relationships, both domestic and international.
  • Assisting internal clients with contract negotiation and RFP responses, as appropriate, as well as providing guidance and practical solutions.
  • Assisting with other legal and risk management matters, including with respect to legal operations, acquisitions, insurance, or litigation matters.
  • Providing advice and guidance to corporate, business unit, and project management on a variety of legal matters, including contract and subcontract interpretation and negotiation, regulatory compliance, dispute resolution, internal investigations, labor and employment laws, and corporate governance.
  • Partnering with other departments to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements applicable to government contracts and supporting the investigation and remediation of related concerns as needed.
  • Drafting and reviewing correspondence, internal memoranda, and other documentation, and conducting legal research as required, in support of all internal clients.
  • Supporting the management of all aspects of litigation, bid protests, arbitration and mediation, including oversight of outside counsel and negotiation and resolution of disputes.
  • Managing the company's intellectual property by proactively protecting the brand and other intellectual property.



Education & Experience

  • D. degree and at least 4+ years of in-house, commercial, government, and/or law firm experience with a strong focus on commercial or government contracts.
  • An active license in good standing of a Bar of any state, and eligible to be admitted as a member of Florida or Virginia under respective in-house registrations.





Knowledge & Skills

  • Strong corporate citizen with a work ethic whose experience includes reviewing, drafting, and negotiating a wide range of contractual agreements, intellectual property law, regulatory law, advising on employment law matters, and assisting with M&A transactions.
  • Experience drafting, negotiating, interpreting, ensuring compliance with, and resolving disputes relating to contracts, subcontracts, and other agreements involving U.S. government contractors.
  • Intellectual curiosity, excellent written and verbal communications skills and ability to apply experience and reliable judgment to legal matters in a fast-paced business.
  • Knowledge of federal government contracts law and associated statutes and regulations preferable.
  • Attention to detail and ability to ramp-up quickly in new environments and teams.
  • Organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to spot errors.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize work, and manage time efficiently.
  • Sound business judgment that allows you to navigate ambiguity, work independently but also escalate issues when necessary.
  • Ability to work with varying seniority levels, including internal staff, managers, and external partners.
  • Highly responsive with excellent communication skills and a desire to deliver superior client service. Ability to contribute successfully to cross-functional team.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects that may vary in nature and scope, follow through and meet deadlines.
  • Read and understand complex contracts, regulatory documents, and regulations.



Dice Id : 10106163
Position Id : 6248229
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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