General Counsel

  • 120 S Central Ave, Clayton, MO 63105, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Stange Law Firm, PC has offices in Missouri, Illinois, Kansas, and Oklahoma. LawFirm500 ranks Stange Law Firm as one of the fastest growing law firms in the country. Attorneys at the firm have received awards from organizations such as Super Lawyers, the National Trial Lawyers, the National Academy of Family Lawyers and many more. This is truly a great opportunity if you want a successful career at a growing law firm.

For more information please visit www.stangelawfirm.com

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Job Description

Stange Law Firm, PC is accepting applications for the position of General Counsel.  Stange Law Firm, PC is a divorce and family law firm with offices in the Midwest in Missouri, Illinois, Kansas and Oklahoma. 

Among other things, the duties shall generally include the following: 

•       Counsels the Managing Partner and the Founding Partners with respect to the legal implications of the Firm's major decisions, strategies and transactions.

•       Serves as a key adviser to the Managing Partner and Founding Partners on issues of Firm governance, risk management, Firm growth, policy implementation, internal and external communications relating to sensitive matters, strategic planning and execution, and special projects.

•       Helps supervise the Client Care Director, Client Care Department and lawyers at the firm to ensure maximum client satisfaction.  

•       Assists the Managing Partner, Founding Partners and other employees in communications with the achievement of strategic goals and objectives of the Firm.

•       Negotiates or reviews contracts and agreements between the Firm and its partners or employees or any third parties.

•       Negotiates separation agreements.

•       Helps ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations relating to employment relationships, employee benefit programs, intellectual property rights and obligations, and professional responsibilities.

•       Helps coordinate and supervise all counsel engaged to represent the Firm with respect to the resolution of potential claims against the Firm.

•       Helps coordinate and supervise all outside legal counsel engaged to represent the Firm with respect to asserted claims or legal proceedings.

•       Serves as an advisor to the Managing Partner and Founding Partners regarding strategic planning, practice management, knowledge management and ancillary businesses.

•       Assumes responsibility for special projects assigned from time to time by the Managing Partner or Founding Partners. 

This position offers a competitive starting salary, an outstanding benefits package, employer-matched 401K after one year, paid time off and other incentives.

 Please E-mail your resume, cover letter, salary requirements, writing sample and references to the Recruiting Director at www.stangelawfirm.com.

Qualifications

  • JD Required
  • Prior experience as General Counsel or Assistant General Counsel in a Law Firm preferred (or equivalent risk-management experience) 

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

The choice of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements.

 

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