Colliers Engineering & Design has a newly created opportunity for a mid-level attorney (5-7 years in practice) to assist in our expanding Legal Department as Corporate Counsel. This role will involve review and negotiation of public and private professional services contracts, RFPs/RFQs, reviewing and advising on insurance coverage issues, as well as addressing M&A matters and post-acquisition integration responsibilities. This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to, and become an integral part of, an established and successful corporation with a forward-thinking acquisition growth strategy. We are looking for a lawyer with prior in-house experience, particularly in the areas of M&A transactions, public/government contracting, and insurance coverage matters. The position will report to the General Counsel. A “can do” problem-solving approach is essential. Also, a willingness to learn new things and to contribute with new processes and procedures are also essential. Some limited travel may be involved.
In-depth knowledge of federal and state laws pertaining to professional services agreements, licensing agreements, construction contracts, AIA contracts, NDAs, and other business agreements/documents with clients, vendors, and third parties. Manage tasks and provide advice on integration of newly-acquired firms, including pre-closing due diligence as well as post-acquisition integration due diligence and risk management reviews. Liaise with our various insurance brokers regarding coverage requirements and compliance. Possess strong client-relations, interpersonal, written and oral communication and analytical skills and be able to communicate clearly, concisely, and professionally with all levels of management regarding legal issues. Ability to draft, review, evaluate, and negotiate various business agreements and effectively manage contract administration policies, systems, and procedures. Ability to remain calm under pressure, handle a rapidly changing and fast-paced environment, juggle multiple priorities, and work collaboratively with various stakeholders.
J.D. Degree from an ABA-Accredited law school and strong academic credentials. 5-7 years experience in M&A work and/or contract review, drafting, and negotiations; preferably within the Engineering industry. New Jersey Bar Admission additional states a plus but not required. In-house experience required.
What We Offer
Colliers Engineering & Design maintains a culture that is nurtured through the promotion of integrity, collaboration and socialization. Our employees enjoy comfortable work environments, continuous career advancement and the ability to impact society not only through the projects they work on, but the Company sponsored activities available to them. Colliers Engineering & Design stays on the cutting edge of technology and our opportunistic approach to expansion creates personal and professional growth opportunities across all areas of the firm. Our dedication to the well-being of our employees and their families is demonstrated throughout the wide range of benefits and programs available to them. Apply today to learn how you can join our team of professionals so that we can help you Design Your Future and Build Your Career!