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In-House Corporate Attorney, Construction, 5-8+ years. Mid-Willamette Valley area, Oregon

We're seeking a highly qualified legal counsel to oversee the legal aspects of our client's privately held business. The position will be responsible for drafting, negotiating and managing contractual documents with customers while minimizing risks, protecting contractual posture and adhering to company philosophy. The Corporate Attorney will also provide legal advice in other areas of our business. REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: • MUST HAVE 5 – 8 years of demonstrated contract negotiation and management experience in the construction industry.

• Draft, negotiate, and manage contractual documents based on internal processes to ensure compliance with appropriate laws, regulations, and corporate policies and procedures, as well as establish and maintain good business relationships with commercial customers. Types of contracts include sales agreements, rental agreements, service agreements, credit applications, and other contractual instruments relative to the construction industry.

• Excellent contract drafting and legal writing. Excellent issue resolution, negotiation analytical and organizational skills. Knowledge of negotiation tactics. Strong understanding of commercial contracts, general business, and legal terms and usage. Strong knowledge of the UCC and US construction contract laws.

• Ensure coordination with corporate or retained attorneys on complex contract matters that may have legal significance (such as, identifying special provisions, or non-standard or potentially high-risk terms and conditions).

Practice Area(s): Business Law, Commercial Law, Construction, Contracts, Transactions/Finance,
Location: Oregon
Date Posted: 9/20/18