Summary: Assists in providing hands-on legal counsel to all levels and divisions of Nabholz companies with a focus on contract review.
Creating, negotiating, and drafting contracts and transactional documents as directed.
Support Corporate Counsel in providing legal advice on a broad range of matters affecting all Nabholz divisions and service groups.
Prepare legal documents as directed (e.g., initial drafts of affidavits, releases, proofs of claims, settlement agreements, drafts of guidelines, policies, retainer letters, etc.).
Managing routine claims and matters transferred to outside counsel and insurance carriers.
Assist Corporate Counsel with managing outside counsel, monitoring outside counsel budgets, and reviewing significant pleadings, settlement agreements, and billings as requested.
Provide training on legal topics and work cooperatively with Training and Operational leadership to identify topics, updates, and substantive materials.
Obtain and maintain a strong working knowledge of Legal Tracker, Westlaw, Practical Law, state legislative websites, and other platforms, pages, and databases.
Support Corporate Counsel and Contracts Administrator with reviewing claims reports and other reports generated by the legal department for boards of directors, management, and Ethics Committee as needed.
Support Corporate Counsel with preparation for depositions, mediation, arbitration, and if directed, serve as a corporate representative.
Work well with internal and external clients, legal team, and insurance carriers, and represent Nabholz companies in a positive manner.
Keep Corporate Counsel informed of matters requested by divisions to assure legal department is providing effective customer service to all divisions and service groups.
• Must have initiative and possess strong analytical, verbal, and written communication skills. • Must have excellent management, teamwork, delegation, and problem-solving skills. • Juris Doctorate (JD) is required. Arkansas Bar Association License must be in good standing. Willingness to obtain state licenses in jurisdictions in which Nabholz has an office, if requested. • Construction Risk Insurance Specialty (CRIS) certification preferred but not required. • 5-8 years’ experience as a practicing attorney with a strong preference for prior construction industry in-house or litigation experience. • Experience representing and knowledge of business operations for corporate clients preferred. • Working knowledge of Westlaw and Legal Tracker or similar legal matter management system preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Salary based upon experience.
About Nabholz Construction Corporation
Nabholz Construction Corporation is a general contracting firm that specializes in construction, industrial, environmental, and other specialty services. We have offices in Arkansas, Tennessee, Missouri, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Connecticut and are growing our network every day.