Title: Associate Corp Counsel III
Location: US-FL-St. Petersburg-Saint Petersburg
Under general direction with a high level of autonomy, uses extensive knowledge and skills obtained through education and experience. May lead major projects, programs or processes with significant business impact involving cross-functional teams. Influences strategic direction, develops tactical plans and completes complex assignments with substantial latitude for unreviewed actions or decisions. Provides comprehensive solutions to complex problems or needs. End results are evaluated for achieving goals and objectives. Extensive contact with internal customers, senior management and outside counsel is required to identify, research, analyze and resolves complex legal issues with significant impact.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
* Plans, assigns, monitors and leads the work of others.
* Reviews performance and evaluates results achieved by others
* Coaches and mentors others, including providing guidance and direction to a paralegal staff and developing a regular program of continuing education and career development opportunities.
* Interprets, applies and recommends changes to organizational policies and procedures.
* Reviews progress of assignments with senior management.
* Balances conflicting resource and priority demands.
* Prepares and delivers written and oral presentations to senior management on legal issues.
* Maintains currency in corporate law.
* Operates standard office equipment and uses required software applications.
* Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
* Advanced concepts, principles and practices of general corporate, corporate governance matters, drafting and reviewing corporate securities filings.
* Principles of banking and finance.
* Financial markets and products.
* Managing a heavy volume of complex corporate legal functions.
* Determining the allocation of legal reserves.
* Preparing and delivering written and oral presentations to senior management on legal issues.
* Operating standard office equipment and using required software applications, including XX
* Provide legal advice, counsel and recommendations to senior management on significant issues.
* Read, interpret, analyze and apply complex legal information.
* Interpret and apply policies and identify and recommend changes as appropriate.
* Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
* Work independently as well as collaboratively within a team environment.
* Handle stressful situations, a heavy diverse case load and provide a high level of customer service in a calm and professional manner.
* Establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels of the organization, including negotiating resources.
Educational/Previous Experience Requirements:
Juris Doctorate with excellent academic credentials and five (5 ) years of progressively responsible securities and commercial litigation experience, including state and federal court practice experience.
Any equivalent combination of experience, education, and/or training approved by Human Resources.
Membership in the Florida Bar or qualified under FL inhouse rules. Admission to practice in other jurisdictions, including California or New York is desired.