Junior Corporate Counsel

San Joaquin College of Law

Position Responsibilities:

Prepare, analyze and review a variety of contracts with vendors, customers and other third parties (examples include, NDAs, Supply Agreements, MSAs, Consulting Agreements, Software License Agreements, POs. Lease Agreements, etc.);

Draft, develop and update contract templates and other forms used by the organization;

Negotiate contracts, alongside business personnel, under swift time constraints while meeting deadlines;

Support business leadership, as well as other members of the U.S. Legal group, with legal and regulatory advice, and assist on various business transactions;

Provide support on corporate, real estate and litigation matters as appropriate;

Research and analyze the law on complex issues to support business/legal decisions;

Advise business personnel in a way that ensures compliance with rules and regulations;

Assist in the development of policies and practices based on federal, state and local legal requirements;

Prepare responses to inquiries from regulatory agencies and other applicable parties;

Stay current on legal and regulatory issues affecting the company and the industry;

Collaborate on various legal, business, and administrative functions as needed by the head of the U.S. Legal group and the global legal department; and

Assist with the managing of outside legal counsels, as needed for litigation and corporate transactional issues.

Skills & Specifications:

Consistently exercise sound judgement related to allocation of risk and suggested alternatives;

Self-starter, highly organized, and able to deliver clear, business-oriented legal advice in a fast-paced atmosphere;

“Team player” who can collaborate with an internal team, while delivering with minimal supervision and administrative support;

Demonstrate excellent judgment, analytical ability, critical thinking and risk management skills;

Eager to learn new areas of the law and strongly committed to learn the company’s businesses;

Excellent research, drafting, negotiation and communication (both oral and written) skills;

Ethical conduct, integrity, worth ethic and sense of honor;

Strong emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills;

Robust knowledge of contractual law, principles and best practices; and

Keen attention to detail is a must.

Education & Qualifications:

At least 2 full years of applicable experience is required;

Experience providing guidance for food or agricultural companies is preferred, but not mandatory;

Must have a J.D. and be fully licensed, in good standing, to practice law in a particular jurisdiction (California is preferred, but not mandatory);

Excellent academic and professional background;

Excellent references;

Knowledge of federal, state and local laws;

Ability to analyze case law and provide recommendations;

Administrative skills; and

Strong computer skills

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Corporate / junior

North America

Clovis , United States


United States



Corporate / junior