Associate General Counsel

Company
The Foursquare Church
City
Remote

SUMMARY OF ROLE

This position is responsible for assisting the General Counsel in the various legal responsibilities of the Foursquare Legal Team.

Classification: Exempt, Full-Time, Remote

If interested, please apply by Friday, February 3.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist the General Counsel in advising the One-Team on legal matters including, but not limited to, contract review (employment, leases, purchase/sale, loan, etc.), contract negotiation, risk management, insurance, retirement, Foursquare bylaws and policies, litigation, etc.
  • Assist the General Counsel in managing ongoing litigation, including as liaison with outside attorneys, opposing attorneys, insurance carriers, etc.
  • Represent ICFG and its subsidiaries, local churches, pastors, etc. in dealings with courts, law enforcement, opposing attorneys, opposing insurance carriers and other third parties, as necessary
  • Advise local churches on legal matters, including, but not limited to, risk management practices, contract review, contract negotiations, Foursquare bylaws and policies, litigation management, liaison with outside attorneys, etc.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned by General Counsel

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND CAPABILITIES

  • Demonstrates humility and a growth mindset with an attitude of servant-leadership; placing serving over being served and collaboration over individualization
  • A commitment to The Foursquare one-team growth culture
  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school and admission to at least one state bar
  • At least 5-8 years of legal representative experience in litigation (experience in contracts, real estate, and/or dealing with insurance companies)
  • Familiarity with The Foursquare Church and/or religious nonprofit experience is helpful
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, clear communicator
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Organized, self-starter with a positive attitude
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, multi-task, create timelines and meet project deadlines; attention to detail
  • Adaptable and able to learn quickly; advanced problem-solving abilities
  • Experienced with using Microsoft Office 365 (Outlook, Word, Excel) including collaboration applications (Teams, etc.)
  • Ability to work remotely at home regularly
  • Occasional travel required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Must have the ability to sit for extended periods of time; exhibit manual dexterity of fingers, hands and wrists; see and read a computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids; hear and understand speech at normal levels and on the phone; have the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; physical agility to lift up to 25 pounds.

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Job Posted 1/24/23