As an Assistant General Counsel, you will provide legal support and assist senior Legal Department counsel with contracts involving transactional matters. This will require you to work with the Legal Department, business management staff, outside legal counsel, and consultants. Experience in alcoholic beverage, sales and marketing, distribution, production, commercial law would be helpful.
What You Will Do
Draft, revise and negotiate contracts in general commercial and real estate matters.
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.
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 Legal Department and business management and staff in areas of responsibility.
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 or required to become a California State Bar member within 1 year of date of hire
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.
Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future.
Internal Number: 60922
About E. & J. Gallo Winery
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