Corporate Counsel – Memphis

  • Full Time
  • Memphis

Monogram Foods

Monogram Foods seeking a motivated and proactive lawyer to serve as Corporate Counsel. Reporting to the Chief Legal Counsel, the lawyer in this role will serve as a generalist, acting as an integral member of the Monogram Foods legal team by advising senior leaders on all legal matters affecting the Company, including business transactions, litigation, IP, M&A, compliance, employment matters, real estate, managing the Companys contracting process, and supporting all business units in their day-to-day tasks.


  • Draft and negotiate a wide variety of commercial contracts
  • Manage or assist with mergers and acquisitions
  • Manage and assist with all aspects of the litigation process, including assessing risk, developing strategy, partnering with outside counsel, reviewing pleadings, discovery, etc.
  • Manage or assist commercial sales, marketing activities, and intellectual property matters
  • Manage or assist in managing the offense, defense and negotiation of a wide variety of commercial and employment related matters and disputes
  • Provide day-to-day business, employment, regulatory, UCC, securities, and real estate advice to Company employees
  • Provide clear legal advice and practical business-focused solutions enabling the business to achieve its objectives while preserving and protecting the Companys integrity and reputation
  • All other functions a lawyer in a growing business may be called to do

The Ideal Candidate will have the Following Qualifications

  • J.D. degree from an accredited U.S. law school with a strong academic record
  • 4-7 years of experience in a law firm or in-house role
  • Admission to a U.S. bar (Tennessee preferred)
  • Excellent strategic and analytical skills, strong communication and presentation skills, and the ability to work well independently and on a team
  • Excellent judgment, particularly in determining the significance of legal matters in tandem with business objectives
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including diplomacy and flexibility, and the ability to interface effectively with personnel at all levels throughout the Company
  • Ability to write in a universally-understandable and persuasive manner
  • Ability to explain difficult legal concepts in plain terms
  • Hold a genuine desire to add value through hard work
  • Meld a long-term view of success while working with short-term urgency

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