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Corporate Counsel

Location: Greensboro, NC

Job Summary

Market America is seeking a Corporate Counsel generalist with 6-9 years of relevant experience to join our corporate legal team. This attorney will report directly to the General Counsel, and will provide a wide range of legal services and advice to business units throughout the organization, primarily in the areas of contracts, intellectual property, regulatory compliance, risk management and insurance.  

Requirements

  • JD from an accredited US law school with excellent academic credentials and references
  • Bar admission and active license to practice law in at least one state
  • Between 6 and 9 years of relevant legal experience as an attorney in a law firm, or as an in-house corporate counsel (preferably a combination of both)
  • Significant contract negotiation and drafting experience and comprehensive knowledge of contracts, including experience negotiating with sophisticated parties.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work on a broad variety of legal matters.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent command of English language
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a dynamic, high pressure, fast paced environment, to efficiently produce high quality work, manage a high volume of work, prioritize tasks and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent and meeting demanding deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Sound and practical business judgment and ability to analyze and apply legal advice in a practical manner. 
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve in an efficient, business-friendly, creative manner;
  • Excellent organization, attention to detail and high standard for accuracy;
  • Proficient use of MS Office Products
  • Willingness to learn and advise in other general law subject matter areas as needed.
  • Ability to work across jurisdictions and forums
  • Capable of effective collaboration and interaction across distinct business groups and with a diverse set of personalities.
  • Proven track record of taking initiative, taking ownership of projects, taking on additional responsibility and learning quickly with a willingness to continuously improve.
  • Inquisitive, professional, ethical, accountable, proactive, flexible and resourceful
  • Strong familiarity with compliance
  • Legal research experience preferred

Primary Activities and Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide legal advice and support to various business units relating to a variety of transactional and commercial matters in the U.S., including drafting, reviewing, analyzing and negotiating customer contracts, confidentiality, license, collection, consulting, independent contractor, transportation agreements, master service agreements, information technology agreements, property and equipment leases, terms of use, privacy policies and other commercial arrangements.
  • Provide support with respect to intellectual property
  • Review marketing materials and presentations to ensure compliance with federal laws and regulations and assist business units with marketing issues and strategies to meet the specific needs and requirements of the organization.
  • Counsel management on corporate legal issues relating to regulatory compliance, intellectual property, contracts, direct investment, employment, consumer protection, technology, international trade, sales and marketing and direct selling laws.
  • Enforce commercial and municipal contracts, including collection of past due amounts, pursue and defend claims of tortious interference against and by competitors, pursue claims against poachers and enforce various contract provisions.
  • Assist business units with contract issues, enforcement, dispute resolution and best practices - including mediation, arbitration and litigation.
  • Counsel management on legal and corporate compliance issues, including drafting and implementing policies and procedures.
  • Provide support for the upkeep and implementation of appropriate document retention and control policies
  • Enhance awareness of legal and commercial risks to management and work proactively in responding to legal and compliance issues from management
  • Prepare and update template agreements and provide relevant legal training to business colleagues
  • Cooperate with legal counsel colleagues
  • Participate in the management of relationships and services of outside attorneys.
  • Answer subpoenas, including requests related to employment records.
  • Complete special projects as requested.
  • Assist with insurance claims and management of relationships with brokers
  • Manage workload to meet deadlines.

If you are an ambitious Attorney who wants to grow your legal career, this is a great opportunity for you. This position includes a competitive base salary commensurate with experience and a generous benefits package. 

This full-time Attorney will be based in Greensboro, North Carolina.  

ABOUT MARKET AMERICA, INC. & SHOP.COM 

  •  Market America, Inc. is a product brokerage and Internet marketing company that specializes in One-to-One Marketing. Its mission is to provide a robust business system for entrepreneurs, while providing consumers a better way to shop.  Headquartered in Greensboro, NC, the company was founded in 1992 by President and CEO JR Ridinger and has generated over $7.3 billion in accumulated sales.  Market America employs over 800 people globally with operations in the United States, Canada, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Australia, Singapore, United Kingdom, and Malaysia.  Through the company’s shopping website, SHOP.COM, consumers have access to over 50 million products, including Market America exclusive brands and thousands of top retail brands. By combining Market America’s entrepreneurial business model with SHOP.COM’s powerful comparative shopping engine, Cashback program, Hot Deals, ShopBuddy®, social shopping integration and countless other features, the company has become the ultimate online shopping destination.
  •  More information is available at MarketAmerica.com (http://www.marketamerica.com).

    SHOP.COM is a comparison shopping site designed to meet the shopping needs of the consumer and the business needs of merchants. Leveraging the features of our patented OneCart®, along with extensive partner marketplace integration, a robust Cashback program, and thousands of pages of unique shopping-centric editorial, SHOP.COM helps customers "Shop Smart, Save Big" across thousands of online stores. SHOP.COM also powers ShopCompanion® and The Shopping Vine® (http://theshoppingvine.com), a shopping blog network. For more information, please visit SHOP.COM (http://www.SHOP.com 

 

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