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Senior Corporate Counsel, Contracts

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Republic Services is a leader in Environmental Services, partnering with customers to create a more sustainable world.--We are Sustainability in Action - our promise to be environmentally responsible and to help our customers be environmentally responsible too.--Why choose Republic?Joining Republic isn't just about taking on a new job, it's about making a commitment to create a more sustainable world together. Our people provide an essential service, serving and impacting customers, neighborhoods, and communities everywhere. --As a company, we are proud of our values and encourage those who share in our aspirations to join our team:

  • We protect our colleagues and communities through safe practices everywhere, every day.
  • We are committed to serving our customers and communities by going above and beyond to exceed expectations.
  • We take action to improve neighborhoods and communities by being environmentally responsible and creating a more sustainable world.
  • We are driven to deliver results in the right way.
  • We encourage a human centered culture that honors the unique potential and dignity of every person.POSITION SUMMARY:-- The Senior Corporate Counsel (Contracts) is responsible for reviewing and negotiating a broad range of contractual and other transactional matters relating to the Company's and its affiliates' business of delivering waste, recycling, and environmental services to commercial, industrial, municipal, and residential customers.PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Drafts, reviews, analyzes, and negotiates various types of contracts, amendments, confidentiality agreements, responses to requests for proposal and other transactional legal documents, including documents relating to environmental issues.
    • Provides legal advice and counseling to internal clients supported by the Commercial Services Group, including procurement, communications, marketing, product development, sales, and revenue management.
    • Assists in providing legal and professional support to the Company's corporate and field personnel on a range of legal matters, including relating to environmental issues.
    • Drafts and otherwise contributes to reports to the Company's Chief Legal Officer, senior management, and auditors.
    • Prepares legal budgets and recommends legal reserves.
    • Selects and manages outside counsel and internal legal staff.
    • Provides training to management and corporate and field personnel.
    • Assists with reviewing and drafting Company policies and procedures, contract review processes, department administration, and other matters.
    • Must follow playbook with respect to Company contracting standards.
    • Must work cooperatively with business personnel, give practical advice, think strategically, and resolve contractual issues with opposing counsel in a professional manner.
    • Is expected to apply superior attention to detail in all contract reviews.
    • Works extended hours, as required.
    • Overnight travel may be required.
    • Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.QUALIFICATIONS:--
      • Experience working in a large, multi-state corporate or legal environment
      • In-house counsel experience
      • Knowledge of federal, state and local statutes and regulations applicable to publicly traded organizations
      • A proven track record demonstrating the ability to independently make decisions regarding complex legal and corporate issues
      • Outstanding written and oral communications
      • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
      • Strong collaboration skills
      • Excellent judgment
      • High integrityMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:--
        • JD; licensed to practice law and in good standing
        • Minimum of six years of experience as a practicing attorneyRewarding Compensation and BenefitsEligible employees can elect to participate in:--- Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.--- Health care and dependent care spending accounts.----- Short- and long-term disability.--- Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.--- Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).--- Employee discount programs.--- Retirement plan with a generous company match.--- Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified.-- Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.EEO STATEMENT:Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, relationship or association with a protected veteran (spouses or other family members), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Phoenix , Senior Corporate Counsel, Contracts, Legal , Phoenix, Arizona

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