About the Company:
MINT dentistry is a group of luxury dental offices whose brand is rapidly growing in the DFW and Houston areas. We need staff members with great personalities and committed work ethic!
Our dental offices are state of the art and outfitted with the latest in dental and comfort technology to create a relaxing haven for every patient.
And for our beloved employees we offer a generous total compensation package that includes above market pay for an Office Manager, group medical (health and vision) insurance plans with zero employee contribution, an internal dental plan that includes cosmetic work, 401k retirement plans, short and long term disability, life insurance, teledoc, Family Medical Leave, bereavement leave, an employee assistance program, and paid time off.
About the position:
The general counsel is responsible for leading corporate strategic and tactical legal initiatives and managing any litigation the company may be involved in. The general counsel provides senior management with effective advice on company strategies and their implementation, manages the legal function, and obtains and oversees the work of outside counsel. The general counsel is directly involved in complex business transactions in negotiating critical contracts.
Duties and Responsibilities
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Participates in the definition and development of corporate policies, procedures and programs and provides continuing counsel and guidance on legal matters and on legal implications of all matters.
Serves as key lawyer/legal advisor on all major business transactions, including all contracts, acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures.
Judges the merits of major court cases filed against or on behalf of the company, works with the appropriate executive(s) to define a strategic defense and approves settlements of disputes where warranted.
Assumes ultimate responsibility for ensuring that the company conducts its business in compliance with laws and regulations.
Structures and manages the company’s internal legal function and staff.
Oversees the selection, retention, management and evaluation of all outside counsel.
Advice on legal aspects of the company’s financing, including assessing and advising on current and future business structures and legal entities.
Requirements and Qualifications:
Business and employment law experience
Law degree from top 15 tiered school
Admitted to the bar
Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a law firm environment
Experience working on matters of corporate governance and with a board of directors
Experience managing other attorneys and supervising support staff in a corporation; experience with cost-effective management of outside legal resources
Familiarity and understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley and legislation and related FASB revenue recognition guidelines
Experience in directing strategy and managing complex IP litigation cases
10 years’ experience as a practicing litigation lawyer, preferably initially with a prominent national law firm before moving to an in-house position
Broad, overview experience in intellectual property law, including patent law, licensing of IP rights and IP due diligence
Exposure to or familiarity with the following areas of law: employment, securities, antitrust, computer law and privacy, medical/dental, and contracts
Experience dealing with the SEC, FCC, DOL, TWC, and The Texas Dental Board
And in case you were wondering, our working environment is like no other you have ever seen. We have created a true utopia like scenario that encourages healthy work relationships and growth paths to higher positions and compensation. All of our staff members are provided extensive training and a MINT-Mentor to make the transition to your new professional home a painless one.
If this General Counsel position feels right for you, please apply and come see for yourself what being a MINT dentistry family member is like.
For expedited consideration, please submit resume.
Website : http://mintdentistry.com/