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Corporate Counsel Duties: Provides broad-based legal support to Corporation and its subsidiaries on all aspects of legal work, including negotiating, drafting and revising commercial contracts, real estate, bankruptcy, M&A, Board minutes and other general commercial legal work. Drafting of contracts using existing template agreements, legal review and revision of draft agreements, and review and analysis of existing agreements. Interacting with the relevant business teams and other members of the legal department in support of efforts to negotiate agreements, amend, renew, and evaluate existing agreements. Manage detail-oriented and time sensitive projects related to commercial contracts where accuracy, meeting deadlines and quality are critical. Gathering information from multiple sources and coordinating responses with other members of the legal department and business functions in connection with drafting and revising a variety of commercial contracts including non-disclosure agreements, procurement contracts, consultant arrangements, bailment, consignment and lease agreements. Drafting and revising real estate leases, purchase and sale agreements, confidentiality agreements, and related contracts. Working with the business units in researching and providing guidance and advice on a number of corporate issues, including contract interpretation, bankruptcy, and other matters. Performing detailed analysis of commercial contracts, regulations, cases and providing results either orally or by written memorandum to key stakeholders. Obtaining and communicating information regarding existing business arrangements from global business managers. Maintaining corporate minute books, drafting meeting notices, Board of Directors and shareholder consents and preparing other corporate organizational documents. Challenges: Managing multiple requests for assistance with time sensitive deadlines. Changing business needs and priorities will require someone who can adjust on the fly with good composure and solid planning / prioritization skills. Matrixed corporate structure must be learned and navigated to be successful.

Qualifications: JD degree. 7+ years of progressive experience including 3+ years in an equivalent role in a similar operating environment. In-house legal department or law firm experience with heavy focus on commercial contracts drafting is a plus. Aerospace industry experience also a strong plus. Can apply extensive contract legal experience to spot and tailor major issues, but understands the issues sufficiently to propose a compromise. Ability to fully understand the business objectives and ensure those objectives are met in negotiating and drafting commercial contracts. Can separate the key issues from the insignificant ones in approaching legal problems. Creative problem solver. Can perform in depth research to analyze and interpret legal writings and regulations. Independent and self-motivated with high work standards, including special attention to detail, accuracy and an emphasis on meeting deadlines. Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills to present complex ideas in a thoughtful and compelling manner. Must exhibit a high level of integrity, discretion, professionalism, maturity and live the Company's values. Must be able to prioritize multiple assignments with time sensitive deadlines. Bilingual (English/Spanish) candidates strongly preferred. Excellent computer skills using MS Excel, PowerPoint and other MS Office products.

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