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Assistant General Counsel

Company: Jobot
Location: New York
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Leading Consumer Cannabis Corporation Seeks Senior Corporate Counsel to assist w/ Transactional MattersThis Jobot Job is hosted by: Kevin RossAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button and sending us your resume.A bit about us:A leading international provider of consumer products in cannabis, with a mission to improve lives by providing clarity around cannabis and confidence around consumption. As a high-growth cannabis company known for quality, expertise, and reliability, the company and its brands.The Assistant General Counsel plays a key role in managing the legal function of the company, from contract law to disputes, department management, and acting as secretary to the Board of Directors. The Assistant General Counsel will manage a broad range of day-to-day legal functions while improving practice and assisting the Chief Legal Officer in building the department and legal function. This role can be based in Boston, MA or New York City.Why join us?Medical Dental Vision 401K PTO Profit Share BonusJob DetailsRESPONSIBILITIESOrganizing legal coverage for the day-to-day legal matters of the Company from contract negotiation and review, intellectual property protection, real property, commercial disputes, and securities law complianceAssisting the Chief Legal Officer in developing the legal department and function, including budgeting and staffing, developing and implementing legal department processes and software platforms, budgeting and cost controlAssisting the Chief Legal Officer in reviewing disclosures and developing processes to ensure compliance with the Company---s disclosure obligationsHands-on legal support of key legal projects, including the negotiation and conclusion of major contractual matters and managing outside counsel in the conduct of disputesServing as Secretary to the Board of Directors; preparing for, and attending, Board Meetings; preparing minutes and liaising directly with DirectorsWork cooperatively with other leaders in the Legal/Compliance/Government Relations, including Employment/Labor, Mergers and Acquisitions, Compliance and Government Relations on major initiatives in these areasStay abreast of legal, regulatory, and institutional requirements as they apply to the medical and recreational marijuana industryCRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORSStrong ability to manage a range of legal projects and multi-taskProven legal acumen and the ability to devise and implement bespoke solutionsExperience working in a startup, early-stage, and/or high growth industries strongly preferredSecurities law/public company experience is a plus; experience working in a regulated environment is also a plusLegal department management experience is a plusStrong communication skills to work with staff, trustees, and other professionalsSuperior writing, analytical, negotiating, and communication skillsAbility to handle confidential information and material with the highest degree of discretion and professional responsibilityAbility to work under pressure, handle multiple competing priorities and provide practical legal adviceQUALIFICATIONSJ.D. degree from an accredited law school with superior academic credentials8-12 Years--- experience:4+ years experience as a practicing lawyer, preferably initially with a prominent national law firm before moving to an in-house position4+ years of legal practical experience with an in-house legal departmentSubject to background check per state cannabis regulationsInterested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button.

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