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DVP, Deputy General Counsel

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Transform SR LLC
Physical Address
Not Available
Hoffman Estates, IL 60010
Job Description

Job Description
DVP, Deputry General Counsel (DGC) is a member of the Hometown executive team and must be an active participant from both a legal and business perspective. The DGC will be expected to provide critical legal counseling and support to senior management and other business persons with respect to a variety of corporate, transactional, finance, real estate, intellectual property and commercial matters that arise from the day-to-day operations of the company. DGC is responsible for managing all litigation matters from beginning to end, and providing weekly updates to COO on each matter, which must include recommnedations on how to proceed and a realistic expense estimate.
Transformco Corporate
Job Function
Law/Government Affairs
Employment Category
Regular, Full-time
Sears Req Type
Salaried Exempt
Responsibilities/Skills/Experience Requirements
Job Duties/Responsibilities:
Providing practical legal advice that furthers business strategies/objectives
Advising on commercial law matters, including contract drafting and dealer and franchisee relations, real estate, and general regulatory matters
Drafting and negotiating contracts for the real estate leasing transactions and related term sheets and letters of intent
Managing litigation
Resolving regulatory inquiries and investigations
Advising the business on compliance issues
Alerting the business to legal and legislative developments
Directing and conducting legal due-diligence efforts
Resolving pre-litigation disputes
Managing legal and business risks
Required Skills:
J.D. Degree from an ABA-accredited law school and 7-10 years of relatable experience
Strong working knowledge in broad areas of the law including general business and commercial laws, dealer and franchise laws, and consumer protection laws as well as litigation management experience
Ability to work independently and collaboratively as a legal project leader
Experience working effectively with senior-level management
Ability to quickly and accurately recognize areas of risk and opportunity
Excellent communication skills
Strong customer-service orientation
Creative thinker with strong problem-solving skills, superior customer service acumen and the ability to interact well with all levels of the organization
Quickly able to assess business and legal risks
Other duties as assigned
Location City
Location State
Company Brand
Sears, A Transformco Family of Brands
EEO/EOE/Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Vet

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