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Associate General Counsel

Company: Flatiron
Location: Chino
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

This is your opportunity to join an industry-leading organization that is at the forefront of developing innovative solutions to build critical infrastructure and landmark projects. Ideally coming from a background in the heavy civil infrastructure market, this role will provide advice to one or more mega projects or divisions, including transactional and operational matters. You will work closely with leadership to identify and mitigate legal issues for Flatiron's operations. This role will offer you the opportunity to build effective partnerships with operational leaders to provide guidance and proactive solutions.To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. -

  • Reviews project contract documents to identify and analyze legal risks related to the project or company. Reports legal risk and mitigation strategies to project and divisional management. -
  • Manages claims mitigation and resolution for more than one division of the Company. Works closely with project management, Executive leadership and external counsel manage, track, mediate and resolve project and company claims.
  • May draft and negotiate agreements, including design-build and construction contracts, joint-venture (JV) agreements, alternative delivery contracts, sub-contract agreements with designers and civil contractors, and other related agreements. -
  • Works closely with JV partners (if applicable) and external counsel to negotiate contracts, settlements and/or manage disputes, litigation or other dispute resolution processes. -
  • Advises project stakeholders of potential disputes and recommends mitigation strategies. -
  • Works closely with functional business units including finance, tax, treasury, insurance, and other teams to provide accurate and timely legal guidance. -
  • Maintains knowledge of Company's values and strategic plan. -
  • Perform additional assignments per management's direction. -Education and/or Experience
    • Juris Doctor required.
    • 10+ years' experience of post-bar professional legal experience required.
    • Experience in the construction industry required, with exposure to heavy civil infrastructure projects being highly regarded.
    • In-house corporate legal experience preferred.
    • Knowledge of construction JV and alternative delivery project contracts will be highly regarded
    • Demonstrated prior experience in a relevant role in the California market is requiredKnowledge, Skills & Abilities
      • Knowledge of construction JV and alternative delivery project contracts preferred.
      • Exceptional written and verbal communication and drafting skills.
      • Analytical and proven problem-solving skills.
      • High integrity and ability to maintain strict confidentiality with sensitive material and matters.
      • Strong collaboration and team player attitude.
      • Ability to travel, as needed.Some of the benefits you may be eligible for as an employee are:
        • Comprehensive compensation package and paid time off program
        • Industry leading 401(k)/RRSP
        • Medical/Extended Health Care, Dental, Vison and/or Provincial Medical
        • Wellness benefits & Employee Assistance Program
        • Tuition Reimbursement ProgramWe are an EEO/AA/ADA/Veterans employer.

Keywords: Flatiron, Chino , Associate General Counsel, Legal , Chino, California

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