Description:

We are currently searching for an experienced General Counsel to support corporate and our regions. This position will be located within our corporate office in Mobile, AL.

What You'll Be Doing:
  • Overseeing the legal matters of Volkert
  • Advising executive members on new laws, existing laws and legal rights that would impact functionality of the business
  • Manage current cases and contracts
  • Reviewing contracts
  • Advising and staying current with ethics laws in the states we operate in
  • Develop both client and employee relationships
  • Coordinate and communicate with outside counsel
  • Reviewing contracts
  • Provide valid business solutions to arising problems
  • Keeping a record of all legal documents and proceedings for Volkert
  • Crafting and/or reviewing legal strategy in response to any litigation

What you need to have:
  • J.D. Degree with license to practice law in Alabama
  • A minimum of ten (10) years at a law firm or in-house capacity serving clients
  • AEC (Architectural, Engineering, and Construction) industry experience is preferred
  • Experience with contract lifecycle management and driving efficiencies in the contracting process
  • Demonstrates ability to strike a sensible and practical balance between legal risks and business goals
  • Ability to think critically and develop creative and practical solutions
  • Characteristics of a successful Volkert team member:
  • Be a brand ambassador for the company who engages in diversity and inclusion
  • Be self-motivated to meet individual goals and maintain accountability in a team environment
  • Exercise initiative and independent judgement in the solution of work problems
  • Be able to communicate effectively- verbal and written
  • Be able to multi-task in a team environment