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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
2/21/2019
Job Category:
Legal
Counsel, Corporate Legal
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Chick-fil-a | Atlanta, GA
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Job Description

Overview

The Contracts Attorney position is a full-time position in the Corporate Legal Department designed to support the rapidly growing contracts area for Chick-fil-A, Inc.

Responsibilities

* Work with and advise Chick-fil-A business teams on a wide variety of contract matters.
* Develop on-going strategies, processes and forms for the contracts area.
* Contribute to developing on-going contracts strategies and processes for contracts team and communicate such strategies and processes to Chick-fil-A business teams and outside legal counsel.
* Work with, manage and develop outside legal counsel.
* Draft and negotiate documents and contracts related to Chick-fil-A's business.
* Manage a significant budget related to the contracts area.
* Attend outside seminars and other business-related events and pursue other personal development related to contracts role and Chick-fil-A business.
* Participate in planning, budgeting and strategy for the Corporate Legal Department.
* Support Chick-fil-A-affiliated businesses in the contracts area.
* Spot legal and business issues in proposed business solutions and communicate them clearly to the business client while aiding in the client's analysis.
* Collaborate with colleagues and other subject matter experts on various legal department matters.

Minimum Qualifications

* Minimum of 3 to 5 years' experience in drafting and negotiating legal agreements.
* Large law firm and/or in-house corporate experience preferred.
* 4-year college degree.
* Law degree from accredited law school.
* Demonstrated academic success in law school (top 25% of class).
* Member of Georgia Bar (or willingness to obtain membership in Georgia bar)

Preferred Qualifications

* Experience regarding supply chain and distribution agreements.
* Strong negotiation skills.
* Ability to identify and set, and execute on, priorities.
* Strong organizational skills.
* High level of initiative and desire to work with an in-house legal department.
* Ability to lead a team.
* Drive to innovate and improve contract strategies and processes and the Chick-fil-A business.
* Comfortable collaborating and building relationships with colleagues, outside legal counsel, and cross-functionally with the Chick-fil-A business.
* Confidence to offer independent, thoughtful and respectful input and feedback
* Strong verbal and written communication skills and judgment.

Minimum Years of Experience3Travel Requirements20%Required Level of EducationJD Degree