General Counsel

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A bit about us:

Our client has been family owned and operated for more than 20 years. They have been working with independent retailers to provide the best fuel and highest level of service to communities throughout California. Over the years, the company has grown by buying and selling stations, converting bays into convenience stores, adding car washes, partnering with fast food brands, and building ground up new to industry locations. This growth has provided us experience from the perspective of a buyer, seller, lease dealer, open dealer, franchisee, owner, contract operator, and wholesale distributor . . . virtually all classes of trade within the gasoline retailing industry.

Why join us?

Our management team includes former Large Oil Company Executives who know and understand "big oil" and how to grow fuel volume and increase retail business. The management team has more than 70 years of industry experience. Our goal is simple: Invest, design, improve, communicate, track, expand and monetize everything. Our client understands what it takes to be successful and are looking forward to working with dealers that want to generate more revenue. They continue to be a consistent top performer for Large Oil companies when it comes to image, customer service, and volume growth.

Job Details

We are looking for an analytical general counsel to optimize our organizational efficiency regarding legal matters. The general counsel will examine and draft IT, employment, real estate and vendor contracts, manage copyrights and trademarks, and preserve business records such as minutes of meetings and resolutions. The general counsel will be responsible for the negotiation and management of customer contracts, insurance matters and employee relations. You will ensure legal compliance regarding mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity, labeling, employee safety and consumer protection. You will oversee compliance with corporate governance, and establish the prudence of defending lawsuits and prosecuting.

To ensure success you need to have sound knowledge and understanding of applicable laws and regulations, and the ability to make prudent legal decisions. Top candidates will be team players with outstanding advocacy and people skills.

General Counsel Responsibilities:
Advising executive, senior management and board on various matters such as legal rights, and new and existing laws.
Managing organization's legal matters.
Examining and creating draft agreements, such as employment and vendor agreements.
Maintaining knowledge of organization’s operations and legal documents.
Conducting legal research and reviewing company's litigation strategy pertaining to legal actions.
Promulgating and creating directives of corporate acts and decisions.
Preserving all corporate records.
Handling statutory filings, such as licensing forms.
Liaising with outside counsel regarding their assignments.
Creating new entities and managing organization's intellectual property.
General Counsel Requirements:
Juris Doctor degree from accredited, top-tier law school.
4+ years of practice with an established law firm.
Proficient legal experience in fund investments, venture capital financing and M&A.
Experience with corporate governance issues and corporate secretarial duties.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Knowledge of statutes, rules and regulations pertaining to businesses.
Proficient understanding of business sensitivities and confidentiality.
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Upland, CA
Job Type
$200,000 - $300,000