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Corporate Counsel

Department: Admin - Legal
Location: Beaverton, OR

WHO WE ARE

Opus Agency is a strategic event consulting firm advising some of the world’s most influential brands to design, create, and manage their most important events and experiential campaigns. We partner with our clients to build fully integrated, highly effective teams that create remarkable experiences and activations around the world. Opus Agency is known for fostering the growth and development of professionals who have a passion for the event industry. In pursuit of that, we offer an extensive training program, resources, and mentorship with dedicated event professionals who have decades plus of experience.

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

We are looking for a corporate generalist attorney to join our in-house Legal team in our Beaverton, OR headquarters. This role will work closely with all departments within Opus, MAS and Tencue and will focus on:

  • Negotiating commercial contracts with our clients and suppliers;
  • Data privacy legal compliance for our events and programs;
  • Corporate governance for Opus’ family of agencies; and
  • General corporate legal advice on a range of other topics.

 

YOU SHOULD HAVE

  • JD from an ABA accredited law school;
  • Membership in good standing of at least one U.S. State Bar, with ability to register as corporate counsel in Oregon;
  • 5+ years’ generalist legal experience, preferably including commercial transactions, corporate litigation, and/or technology/information security;
  • Willingness to learn or expand on knowledge of new areas of the law if without prior experience in those areas
  • Ability to negotiate complex agreements through sophisticated client legal and procurement departments, including Fortune 500 companies;
  • Demonstrated ability to learn business requirements quickly, analyze legal and commercial risks, and propose creative solutions while minimizing risk;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to
    • build trust with our internal business teams to successfully work through contract challenges,
    • effectively and concisely communicate complex legal issues to a non-legal audience, both orally and in writing, and
    • work effectively as a Legal Department teammate, with the flexibility to take lead or provide support on projects as needed;
  • Ability to assess, calibrate, communicate, and address evolving priorities in a dynamic environment
  • Initiative, attention to detail and collaborative working style
  • Desire to learn from and teach your Legal Department teammates and employees throughout the company

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Analyze, present, and advise on corporate and business law issues;
  • Transactional – draft, negotiate and advise on Service Agreements, Statements of Work and other contracts with clients and suppliers for event management, production, creative, digital, advertising and strategy services;
  • Technology and Information Security – review and negotiate software licenses and SaaS contracts for business infrastructure and event technology; Data Protection Agreements with clients and suppliers; program risk assessments; advise on technology and data security topics related to virtual and in-person events;
  • Corporate – governance, commercial leases, litigation, employment, insurance;
  • Effectively manage time and priorities, in a high-volume, fast-paced environment;
  • Clearly explain contracts, risks, requirements and regulations to non-legal colleagues;
  • Collaborate in drafting, updating and enforcing policies and guidelines with your teammates and coworkers alike;
  • Research and anticipate unique legal issues;
  • Facilitate compliance and legal training; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None.

 

COMPETENCIES

  • Proven ability to:
    • use sound legal judgment to create practical business solutions
    • use emotional intelligence to build trust across all departments and with colleagues at all levels
    • manage a varied and complex workload, while shifting priorities and anticipating issues
  • Strong knowledge of contract law with expertise in contract drafting and negotiation
  • General knowledge or understanding of corporate governance, data security law (GDPR, CCPA), technology law, insurance, commercial litigation, employment law and/or intellectual property law
  • Persuasive writing skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Detail oriented
  • Unflappably calm under pressure
  • Healthy sense of humor, positive attitude, and a growth mindset
  • Consistent delivery on commitments
  • Superb organizational skills

 

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT IN RETURN

  • Full time position
  • Opportunities for growth and development
  • Health & Dental Insurance (choice of plans)
  • 100% Employer paid short-term disability and life insurance
  • Opportunity to elect additional life insurance and LTD insurance at employee expense
  • Paid parental leave
  • Opportunity to contribute pre-tax dollars to flexible spending accounts
  • 401(K) with employer match
  • Flexibility in work schedules
  • Generous time off

 

OTHER DUTIES AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

The above noted job description is not intended to describe, in detail, the multitude of tasks that may be assigned but rather to give the employee/ candidate a general sense of the responsibilities and expectations of the position. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. This does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.

 

Opus Agency does not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

 
 
 

 

 
 
 

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