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General Counsel

An attorney job in Nashville, TN

General Counsel Engagement Nashville, TN

Reduced-Hour General Counsel

Health-related company with global operations is seeking a General Counsel to work on a reduced-hour (e.g. 30 hours per week), long-term contract. Engagement has the potential to transition to a permanent position down the road. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 15 years of experience and prior commercial in-house experience, preferably in the role of General Counsel or Deputy General Counsel with a health-related company, overseeing a legal department and budget, as well as outside legal counsel.

This position requires a utility player with experience in a variety or areas, but most deeply with commercial contracting (i.e. negotiating and drafting). Must be able to manage the full contracting process and assist the business team conclude complex deals (and future change orders) in an efficient manner. Hybrid schedule with the opportunity to work from home 2-3 days/week.

Responsibilities of the Reduced-Hour General Counsel:

  • Manages, provides counsel relating to and negotiates commercial transactions with suppliers, customers and other partners
  • Supervises legal staff and oversees legal budget
  • Coordinates with and monitors work of outside legal counsel

Required Qualifications for the Reduced-Hour General Counsel:

  • Experience with commercial contracting (i.e. negotiating and drafting)
  • Prior experience leading a legal department staff and budget in a commercial setting
  • Previous commercial in-house counsel experience, in the position of General Counsel or Deputy General Counsel, is highly preferred
  • Willingness to work hard and get in the weeds; successful candidate will personally be involved in a variety of commercial transactions and must drive the full-cycle contracting process
  • Communicate effectively at all levels of organization
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Member in good standing of at least one U.S. state bar
  • Outstanding references

Position Details for the Reduced-Hour General Counsel:

  • Type of role: Contract Engagement
  • Schedule: Approximately 30 hours/week
  • Location: Nashville, TN area
  • Compensation: Highly competitive and commensurate with experience

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