General Counsel

LOCATION: New Jersey
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Our client, a fast growing construction company in Monmouth County, New Jersey is seeking a talented attorney for the role of General Counsel. This is a newly created role and the General Counsel will be a member of the executive leadership team with a “seat at the table”. The company is an industry leader focused on major infrastructure projects and site redevelopment for public and private projects.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing counsel on a wide range of business initiatives, legal and administrative matters
  • Managing and overseeing claims and litigation
  • Negotiating, reviewing and drafting contracts
  • Providing counsel on employment and workplace matters including issues pertaining to unionized employees
  • Counseling on land use and real estate matters
  • Counseling on information technology and property management matters
  • Developing and updating company policies and procedures
  • Reviewing insurance coverages and working with the company’s insurance broker to ensure that proper coverages are in place for the company’s operations
  • Working closely with outside counsel

Qualified applicants should have 5+ years of relevant experience, preferably with some experience working for or representing construction industry companies. Must be a self-starter who values responsibility and accountability and who is comfortable in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment.  Applicants must have a JD from an accredited law school and must be admitted to the NJ Bar. Salary commensurate with experience. Bonus eligible position.

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