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Corporate Attorney in Buffalo NY

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Lactalis American Group
Title: 
Corporate Attorney
Date: 
07/16/2020
Job ID: 
268193
Location: 
Buffalo NY
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
Labor Relations, Legal/Law
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Summary: The Corporate Attorney assists the General Counsel (GC) with legal matters to support Lactalis American Group, Inc. its subsidiaries and affiliates (the “Company”). The position requires the Corporate Attorney to liaise with internal stakeholders at all Company levels, outside counsel, and external stakeholders. Must be able to handle effectively a diverse range of duties and responsibilities while exercising initiative and independent judgment in a fast-paced environment.

Requirements

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned

1. Contract Management

  • Review, draft and negotiate commercial contracts including intercompany contracts, software and trademark license agreements, purchase, supply, distribution, and broker agreements, construction and manufacturing equipment purchase agreements, and transportation agreements
  • Oversee paralegal review of NDA’s and preparation of form agreements
  • Liaise with key stakeholders on contract related activities

2. Trademark and Promotions Management

  • Manage intellectual property portfolio, including clearance, registration and maintenance of trademarks.
  • Review and provide guidance regarding use of trademarks on consumer product packaging and advertising to ensure compliance with applicable laws and standards and minimize infringement risks.
  • Assist with the operation and management of various marketing and public relations coupons offers and other promotions, including sweepstakes and contests.

3. Labor & Employment

  • Support Corporate HR on general labor and employment matters
  • Support Industrial teams on health and safety matters

4. Corporate Governance

  • Oversee the Company’s corporate governance activities
  • Prepare shareholder and board resolutions, reports and other corporate documents as necessary
  • Manage formation and consolidation of entities and all related filings;
  • Maintain corporate books, prepare state filings and maintain business licenses and authorizations
  • Liaise with the Company’s parent and affiliated companies on corporate governance matters.

5. Other Responsibilities

  • Assist on specific projects as assigned

Qualifications:

Education

  • Juris Doctorate
  • Experience
  • 5 to 8 years experience as a licensed attorney
  • Minimum of 5 years experience with drafting and negotiating commercial contracts.
  • Professional Certificates
  • New York State Bar Admission

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