EpsteinSchwartz Legal Search has an exciting new in-house opportunity. Our client, an established automobile technology company headquartered in the Western Suburbs, is seeking a Corporate Counsel to work with attorneys in its legal department on commercial contracts, M&A and board governance. This attorney will handle a wide variety of matters and have the opportunity to work with many of the company’s legal and business partners.

Corporate Counsel Responsibilities:

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts, including vendor agreements;
  • Conducting due diligence and providing significant legal support for potential acquisitions;
  • Assisting Corporate Secretary in corporate governance matters, including drafting board policies, recording meeting minutes and assisting with SEC filings;
  • Working closely with branch managers, as well as working with sales, technology and procurement teams; and
  • Handling day-to-day issues and special projects as they arise.

Corporate Counsel Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of sophisticated experience, either in a law firm or in-house environment;
  • Experience drafting and reviewing commercial contracts;
  • Background in board governance and/or securities reporting, and any M&A experience is a plus;
  • Ability to work independently as well as with members of the legal team, senior management and various business teams;
  • Creativity and flexible thinking with a business-oriented approach;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong academic credentials; and
  • Must be a member in good standing of the Illinois Bar.

Contact us today for more information.

EpsteinSchwartz Legal Search is a Chicago-based boutique legal recruiting firm. EpsteinSchwartz does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, sexual orientation or any other protected characteristic. All inquiries will be kept strictly confidential.