Overview: The General Counsel plans and directs all aspects of High Company LLC’s, High Industries Inc.’s and High Real Estate Group LLC's legal affairs and ensures maximum protection of their legal rights. The General Counsel provides legal counsel and strategic guidance to Management on all legal matters; supervises and coordinates the work of outside attorneys and consults with them on sensitive legal issues; drafts agreements; reviews and develops policies, procedures, bylaws, resolutions, and other documents related to governance, regulatory compliance and contracts. This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer and will serve as the Corporate Secretary and a member of the Executive Committee of the High companies.
Company: High® is one of Central Pennsylvania’s leading names in industry and real estate. Established in 1931 and family-owned, the High companies’ many products and services touch the daily lives of people throughout the region and beyond.
Based in Lancaster, Pa., High is a diverse group of companies comprising High Industries Inc., High Real Estate Group LLC, and their affiliates. High Company LLC houses High’s business support services. High Industries' stable of companies includes High Concrete Group LLC (precast concrete components), High Steel Structures Inc. (steel fabrication and erection), High Steel Service Center LLC (metal processing and distribution), and High Transit LLC. Affiliates of High Real Estate Group LLC, which include High Associates Ltd., High Hotels Ltd. and High Construction, are active in the real estate business. Combined High revenues in 2018 were $711 million in a market area comprising the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, and throughout the East Coast.
High employs nearly 1,200 Central Pennsylvania residents full-time and nearly 2,000 throughout its organization and 38 locations.
Compensation: A competitive compensation package, consisting of a base salary, annual bonus and long-term incentive program, will be offered for this position, consistent with the candidate’s level of experience.
Experience: The successful candidate will have a minimum of 15 years of in-house and firm legal experience. Experience with commercial contracts, corporate transactions, M&A, labor and employment law, construction law and litigation and compliance (licensing, anti-trust, etc.) required. Candidates with construction and/or heavy manufacturing industry experience are strongly preferred. Commercial real estate experience is also strongly preferred.
Relocation: Yes, but regional candidates strongly preferred.
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