GFL Environmental Inc. (NYSE/TSX: GFL) is the fourth largest diversified environmental services company in North America, providing a comprehensive line of non-hazardous solid waste management, infrastructure & soil remediation, and liquid waste management services through its platform of facilities throughout Canada and in 23 states in the United States. GFL has a workforce of more than 13,000 employees and provides a broad range of environmental services to more than 135,000 commercial and industrial customers, and its solid waste collection services to more than four million households.
GFL is seeking a Senior Counsel to provide corporate and commercial legal support to the growth of the business. As the successful candidate, you must be must be licensed to practice in one U.S. jurisdiction, have a minimum of six years of broad corporate commercial experience, and exposure to environmental law. Experience working with government agencies would be a plus. You must be a high energy self-starter, a team player with strong interpersonal skills, and a quick study who thrives in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment.
Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities
Provide legal advice and support across a broad range of corporate commercial matters.
Negotiate, draft, and review complex agreements for various business and functional units.
Anticipate, assess, and develop solutions to legal issues and risks, and ensure compliance with regulations.
Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge
Good standing within a U.S. bar jurisdiction.
6+ years of broad corporate commercial experience and exposure to environmental law, gained at a top-tier law firm or company.
Excellent technical and drafting skills, and exceptional work ethic.
High energy self-starter, team player with strong interpersonal skills, and quick study who thrives in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment.
Experience working with governmental agencies, particularly in the context of governmental and community relations for regulated facilities, would be considered assets.
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