Corporate Counsel
HITT Contracting Inc.

Los Angeles, California

Posted in Building and Construction


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Job Info


Every day, our team members do amazing things in pursuit of our shared purpose to build trust with our clients, partners, subcontractors, and teammates. No matter your background, education, or career path, if you share our vision to create extraordinary experiences, you belong at HITT.

Corporate Counsel

Job Description:

The Corporate Counsel will be based out of one of HITT's regional offices located in Santa Clara, Los Angeles, or Seattle, and will primarily support HITT west coast and central operations. The Corporate Counsel will have a strong background in the Architectural, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industry, including contract drafting and negotiations, claim advice, strategies for contract administration and dispute resolution, union agreements, plus have strong communication skills and work ethic; be willing to grow and be challenged; work ethically, professionally and with integrity; be passionate about the core business of construction; and be willing to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders. The Corporate Counsel will be an integral part of HITT's Legal and Risk Management Department. The Corporate Counsel will report to the Vice President, Counsel / Legal & Risk Management Department Head. This position may be eligible for a hybrid work schedule with up to one day a week of remote work after successful completion of an initial onboarding period. The Corporate Counsel will also be expected to travel to HITT's HQ in Falls Church, VA for several weeks for initial onboarding.

Responsibilities

  • Draft, structure, negotiate, review, and advise on commercial construction contracts & subcontracts, and union agreements
  • Work with the department leaders to provide corporate leadership with legal guidance on a wide variety of matters related to the AEC industry, including without limitation: contract interpretation, contract disputes, subcontractor and supplier issues, government contracts & compliance, litigation, bankruptcy, insurance coverage and claims, bond claims, liens, and employment.
  • Retain and manage outside legal counsel, and provide litigation support
  • Respond to subpoenas
  • Assist with and/or lead the tracking and reporting of departmental activities and key performance indicators
  • Draft corporate policies, procedures, and other resources
  • Assist with and/or lead departmental or companywide initiatives and process improvements
  • Provide training to the company on a variety of legal topics
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
  • Juris Doctorate degree from a top accredited law school.
  • Admitted to practice law in the jurisdiction where the candidate is located.
  • Approximately 3-6 years of legal experience with a focus on construction law. The ideal candidate will also have at least 2 years of experience as in-house counsel in the AEC industry.
  • Excellent ability to grasp legal and business issues quickly, to balance a high heavy load, to exercise sound judgment and to provide practical and constructive legal advice in a time-sensitive, dynamic, and fast paced business environment.
  • Ability to lead discussions with clients, attorneys, leadership, employees, and other stakeholders about a wide variety of legal issues.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including strong interpersonal and negotiating skills.

In accordance with California's Labor Code Section 432.3, the base salary range for this position is:
$143,000.00 - $203,500.00

Compensation in other cities and states may vary. HITT Contracting offers a competitive total benefits and compensation package including performance-based bonuses, premium health care coverage including vision and dental, employer-matched 401(k), wellness reimbursement program, paid holidays and time-off, and other voluntary benefits and leave types. The determination of salary is based on the candidate's individual professional experience, qualifications, education, skills, and training.

HITT Contracting, Inc. is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer providing opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and LGBTQ+ individuals are encouraged to apply.

HITT Contracting, Inc. promotes a drug-free workplace.


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