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Corporate Counsel/Attorney Senior Responsibilities: Independently structure, draft, review and negotiate, as well as lead a lean team of contract attorneys in structuring, drafting, reviewing and negotiating, a wide range of complex commercial contracts and related arrangements, including customer and supplier terms and conditions, customer credit documents, supply chain, merchandising, private label and marketing contracts, large scale enterprise solutions and technology platforms, outsourcing (both as a customer and as a service provider), licensing, procurement and professional service agreements covering cross-functional areas of the business; Assist with corporate transactions including Market Development agreements Work collaboratively with a broad range of stakeholders and develop strong partnerships with operating leaders by providing excellent legal guidance and facilitating efficient resolution of commercial questions; Structure, analyze and advise on contract interpretation, breach issues, disputes, terminations and remedies; Review existing contract management processes and develop and implement simplified procedures for the review, negotiation and approval of commercial contracts; Assist with negotiations involving Company senior management and executive-level representatives of potential partners and contracting parties; Lead and support other legal staff members in complex commercial contracting and general corporate matters on a project management basis; Develop training materials and deliver training to operating leaders on critical contract terms, negotiating strategies and related legal and commercial issues; Proactively engage operating teams to review and evaluate business practices for legal risk; Provide legal counsel to operating leaders that effectively supports commercial operations and growth and profit objectives while mitigating risk; Develop a thorough understanding of and familiarity with business, products and future goals; and Assist with drafting corporate policies and conducting training of legal and non-legal personnel within the areas of responsibilities outlined.

Requirements: Undergraduate degree from a well-known university/college combined with a JD Degree from a highly respected law school. Membership in good standing to the State Bar of Minnesota or the ability to register as an in-house counsel pursuant to applicable state court rules. 11+ years of legal experience gained in a sophisticated law firm environment and prominent in-house legal department, with experience drafting, reviewing and negotiating complex commercial agreements and finance/treasury transactions (including debt and other financing transactions), Experience in wholesale distribution and retail industries is a plus. Strong drafting and negotiation skills and broad corporate transactional background in general commercial contracts, debt/finance and/or M&A is preferred. Excellent communications skills, written and verbal. Must be a team player, willing to jump in and help out wherever needed on projects. Must also be a quick learner with strong internal motivation and possess initiative, integrity and resilience. Ability to present information and reports to management timely, clearly and concisely. Ability to collaborate, build relationships, gain credibility and partner with others in a complex organization in pursuit of the best possible business and legal terms. Strong project management skills and work ethic, with great attention to details and a roll up the sleeves attitude. Ability to navigate, be comfortable with and have the flexibility to adjust in, a collaborative, intense, fast-paced, results-oriented environment. Strong, pragmatic business acumen with the ability to recognize and communicate the business consequences of legal advice.
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