Overview

Are you ready to put your legal skills to work for a thriving enterprise whose past, present and future are truly remarkable? Contractor Nation is looking for an attorney who is eager to help our innovative, purpose-driven team continue to operate responsibly, grow and protect our networks.

Contractor Nation was founded in 1990 with a simple goal: create the greatest level of success possible for home improvement contractors. Our mission remains to equip contractors in the home improvement industry with the resources and support they need to deliver consistently positive results to customers, employees, and stakeholders.

We are guided by our core values of integrity, leadership, growth, innovation, and education. Through our network of subsidiary companies (Basement Systems, Total Basement Finishing, CleanSpace, Dr. Energy Saver, Attic Systems, Supportworks, National Radon Defense, Treehouse Internet Group, The School of Entrepreneurship, and MoreHouse Finance), we provide a wide range of professional support, including leadership training, creative services, software development, website management and access to over 30 patented products.

Each dealer in the Contractor Nation network is carefully selected as a member of our community and we are fully committed to providing them with everything they need to succeed. We train our dealers throughout the year by hosting them at our international headquarters in Seymour, CT, offering webinars on a variety of subjects and visiting the contractors at their place of business.

We also host an annual conference attended by nearly 1,500 business owners and their employees so they can learn, grow and be inspired to achieve more, together. In addition to our innovative products and training programs, we are honored to have received numerous awards for our integrity, innovation and workplace culture.

Contractor Nation is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and we seek to create an inclusive workplace that embraces diverse backgrounds, life experiences, and perspectives. Contractor Nation shows commitment to the men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces by providing meaningful, challenging career opportunities where military skills and experience may be applied.

As General Counsel, you will:

Support multiple companies and other affiliates.
Advise senior leadership on company strategies and their implementation.
Provide legal counsel on general employment law, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory and governmental change and compliance.
Oversee the work of any outside counsel, managing external legal services and expenses.
Develop and negotiate contracts, agreements and other transactional documents for all types of business transactions.
Oversee compliance programs and conduct company training on legal topics.
Manage customer relations, handle disputes as needed, and collaborate with accounting on collections.
Draft and review product warranty language.
Assure that employee plans and policies comply with legal requirements.
Prepare forms of contracts, terms and conditions and other legal documentation.
Manage intellectual property portfolio and process trademark and copyright applications internally.
Communicate effectively and collaborate with people across the company.
 
Education and Experience:

Undergraduate degree.
JD from an ABA-accredited law school and valid license to practice law in the State of Connecticut
5+ Years law experience at a law firm and/or corporate legal department or equivalent experience.
Must have excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
Proven general counseling experience in a business environment.
Overall broad legal knowledge (corporate law, litigations, labor law, etc.)
In-depth understanding of how legal issues affect organizations.
Ability to develop legal strategies and objectives.


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