Interim Senior Counsel

Employer
Major, Lindsey & Africa
Location
Columbia, MD
Posted
Jun 13, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Law
Hours
Full Time
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.A Major, Lindsey & Africa Solutions Practice Group client is seeking an Interim Senior Counsel to assist its various entities throughout the Washington DC area. This is a contract position expected to last approximately 3-6 months with a possibility to turn permanent. Job Duties: Acts as counsel and advisor, responsible for identifying, addressing and managing legal needs in support of:- Corporate Governanceo Files and maintains necessary documents necessary to establish and maintain corporate legal status of corporate entities. o Provides legal support and oversight on governance matters, including but not limited to governance projects, board mailings, and questions regarding interpretation and application of governance policies.- Corporate Transactions o Drafts and negotiates definitive agreements for acquisitions, mergers, divestitures and joint ventures. - Corporate Functionso Provide legal support as necessary to corporate departments, such as Supply Chain, Finance, Treasury, Tax, IT, Philanthropy, Marketing and Facilities.Qualifications: Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school. Minimum 7 years' experience in health law, corporate law, transactional experience and other related areas, including 5 years in a law firm and/or government agency with involvement in such matters. Member in good standing of at least one U. S. state barCompensation is commensurate with experience. All interested applicants should apply as directed.(See Job Description)