Assistant General Counsel - Relocation Provided to Modesto, CA
E. & J. Gallo Winery
May 24, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
5-7 years experience
Compliance, Corporate, Retail
Why E. & J. Gallo Winery?
Recognized by Glassdoor as a "Best Place to Work" two years in a row, we couldn't be prouder of our employees. We are the largest family-owned winery in the world with over 100 brands. We are committed to driving innovation, sustainability, and fostering a culture of collaboration. We look forward to having you join the team! Your Talent & Gallo | A Perfect Pairing
As an Assistant General Counsel, you will provide legal support and assist senior Legal Department counsel with alcoholic beverage, sales and marketing, distribution, production, commercial law, and transactional matters and with other legal areas. This will require you to work with the Compliance Department, business management staff, outside legal counsel, and consultants.
What You Will Do
Develops and demonstrates expertise in laws, regulations, and practices in areas of responsibility to effectively provide legal advice, draft and review agreements, and perform other legal functions as assigned.
Manages or assists in Winery litigation and responds to governmental regulatory inquiries and investigations in areas of responsibility.
Consults with, supervises, or manages outside counsel as appropriate in areas of responsibility.
Develops, revises, and conducts legal training programs for business personnel in areas of responsibility.
Develops cooperative and effective working relationships with Compliance
Department and business management and staff in areas of responsibility.
Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future.
Equal Opportunity Employer
What You Will Need
High School diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate.
A Juris Doctorate plus 7 years of experience substantially in relevant legal areas reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
California State Bar member.
Required to travel when necessary.
What Will Set You Apart
Strong academic record in law school, preferably from leading law school.
Substantial experience representing business clients in a sophisticated law firm practice.
Demonstrates flexibility and success working in a fast-paced, change-oriented environment.
Demonstrates strong analytical and critical thinking skills and business acumen.
Demonstrates negotiation skills and ability to influence and leverage relationships.
Experience working as a team player and striving for building consensus.
Able to effectively organize time in order to meet deadlines.
Skilled at handling multiple projects with a sense of urgency.
Excellent organizational and verbal and written communication skills.
Willing to relocate primary residence to Modesto area.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About E. & J. Gallo Winery
Recognized by Glassdoor as a "Best Place to Work" two years in a row, we couldn't be prouder of our employees. We are the largest family-owned winery in the world with over 100 brands. We are committed to driving innovation, sustainability, and fostering a culture of collaboration.
THIS IS AN EXCITING TIME TO JOIN US.
WE ARE GROWING AND CONTINUE TO LEAD OUR INDUSTRY WITH INNOVATION AND AN ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT.
Since 1933, we’ve never stopped challenging what was possible. Our founders, Ernest and Julio Gallo, had a vision to make wine enjoyable for all, shared at celebrations across America. We honor that spirit today championing new concepts, investing in people, and not shying away from big, bold, ideas. Our passions run deep and what unites us is an incredible culture of teamwork, sharing knowledge and collaboration.
Your Talent & Gallo | A Perfect Pairing