Sr. Corporate Counsel

Jan 14, 2022

Philadelphia, PA
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Our client and publicly traded cannabis company is seeking a new Sr. Corporate Counsel to join their team.  The ideal candidate will be ready to be “groomed” to step into a General Counsel role.  Under the direction of the General Counsel, the Senior Corporate Counsel will provide legal support to the business. This position will review and negotiate proposals, letters of intent, term sheets, definitive documents, and statements of interest with respect to proposed transactions. Assess and monitor all securities and public disclosure filings. Manage and direct all action of outside counsel along with in-house staff attorneys and paralegals. This is a remote opportunity.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Preparing, reviewing and negotiating company contracts, requests for proposals and other legal documents
  • Negotiating and drafting contractual agreements
  • Developing the organization’s policies on industry-specific issues, corporate governance or regulatory affairs
  • Serves as a legal advisor on all major business transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures, and public filings and disclosures.
  • Advices on legal aspects of the company’s financing, including assessing and advising on current and future business structures and legal entities

Required Education and Skills:

  • Juris Doctor required
  • Admitted to the bar
  • Minimum of ten years’ experience either in a law firm or a public company
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in a management position
  •  Experience working on matters of corporate governance and with a board of directors
  • Experience with corporate securities law
  • Familiarity and understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley and legislation and related FASB revenue recognition guidelines
  • Broad, overview experience in intellectual property law, including patent law, licensing of IP rights and IP due diligence
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Compensations: $225,000-$240,000 plus bonus and benefits

If this sounds like the position you have been waiting for, please apply using the online application or the link below – all inquiries are strictly confidential. Our focus is to assist you to make your best next career move, and we will not use your information for any other purpose.

CannabizTeam is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. TEAM300

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