DIRECTOR, ASSOCIATE CORPORATE COUNSEL in Boca Raton, FL at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 11/22/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Facility: Legal Department

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.



Summary

The position provides legal guidance to Company management primarily regarding general liability litigation, discovery and eDiscovery.   

 



Primary Duties and Responsibilities



This position may be expected to perform any of the duties or responsibilities as described below:

  • Assists in the management of general liability and auto liability litigation in collaboration with the General Counsel and a third-party claim’s administrator.
  • Provides guidance on legal strategy and case valuation.
  • Drafts or revises legal documents (e.g., motions, briefs, discovery responses or legal memoranda).
  • Oversees and manages company’s legal hold program.
  • Continuously identifies and implements process improvements in the delivery of legal services.
  • Develops strong partnerships with internal clients and cross-functional areas to achieve successful business outcomes.
  • Develops and delivers training on various legal issues to client groups.
  • Contributes to successful development and implementation of departmental initiatives through collaboration and teamwork.
  • May review and draft contracts with clients, vendors and contractors.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements



Minimum Requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited law school with J.D. with a strong academic record, admission to at least one state bar.
  • Five (5) years of relevant legal experience.
  • Substantial relevant subject matter experience required in two or more of the following fields: institutional litigation, bench or jury trials, motion practice, discovery and eDiscovery, alternative dispute resolution, or risk management.
  • Independently determine negotiation strategy within a given authority range.
  • Exercise independent judgment in determining when supervisory input is necessary.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to express complex legal issues in clear, concise language.
  • Ability to travel extensively with frequent overnight stays.