Description:

Associate Counsel for A Fashion Accessory Company. will work closely with the General Counsel on commercial, intellectual property and marketing matters, contracts, compliance, corporate governance and litigation support. The attorney will work closely with all departments of the Company to provide practical advice and support on a wide range of issues.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Draft, review and edit a wide variety of commercial contracts and engage in routine negotiations with contract counterparties
  • Proactively manage contract process from inception to completion, often on quick or immediate timeframes
  • Draft and propose relevant contract templates and key provisions
  • Support commercial matters for various internal departments, including
  • Marketing, Retail, Ecommerce, HR, and Product Development
  • Assist with corporate governance matters and oversee related filings
  • Oversee litigation matters
  • Support the Legal department as needed on special projects.

Key Requirements:
  • J.D. from top law school;
  • Must be admitted to, active and in good standing with the New York State Bar;
  • 3-6 years of commercial experience with law firm and/or corporate in-house department; combined experience is a plus;
  • Strong technical writing and drafting skills, with ability to adjust tone and content as appropriate for various legal and business audiences;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with ability to provide strategic, business-oriented practical advice and solutions;
  • Ability to multi-task, with flexibility to manage changing priorities and projects under time constraints;
  • Attention to detail, organization, efficiency and preparedness;
  • Highly motivated and proactive self-starter with willingness to support Legal department and provide strong client service in wide variety of matters and practice areas;
  • Professionalism and excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills;
  • Ability to work independently and to bring a positive team work attitude to the workplace;
  • Familiarity with latest digital and Internet trends, technologies and platforms;
  • Strong computer skills and software application proficiency in platforms such as Microsoft Word and Excel