FOX Factory, Inc. – Corporate Counsel / Contracts Attorney – Northeast Atlanta, GA (30517)
About the Company:
In 1974, Bob Fox started racing his products in motocross and we haven't stopped racing since. FOX has equipped vehicles and racers that have stood atop podiums in every sport we have competed in — from the sands of Baja to the dunes of Dakar.
For over three decades, FOX has been an industry leader in the design and development of high performance shock absorbers and racing suspension products for snowmobiles, mountain bikes, motorcycles, ATVs, UTVs, off-road cars, trucks, and SUVs.
Our team of engineers perform rigorous tests with our athletes year-round. The data we collect from performance testing and our application of that knowledge to our product is what separates FOX from every other suspension company.
FOX Factory, Inc., a fast-growing and dynamic company in Braselton, GA (30517) has an exciting opportunity for a Corporate Counsel level Contracts Attorney.
As a key member of the FOX legal team, the attorney will ensure that FOX negotiates and executes favorable agreements that are legally compliant in all respects both domestically and internationally. The attorney will draft and manage contracts, lead contract negotiation efforts and provide transactional legal counsel company wide.
This position will report into the Vice President, General Counsel and act as individual contributor to the Legal Department.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Provides legal support for our team on a broad range of commercial agreements in support of purchasing, sales, confidentiality, construction, real estate, and other transactions;
Independently drafts, reviews, negotiates, and revises standard and non-standard corporate and commercial agreements, including, but not limited to, customer agreements, supplier agreements, real estate leases, construction agreements, software licenses, purchase agreements, sales agreements, insurance contacts, consulting agreements, sponsorship agreements, non-disclosure agreements, Master Service Agreements, terms and conditions, etc.
Ensures that contracts are in compliance with legal, regulatory and Company policies.
Conducts legal, regulatory, and business-related research and reviews various agreements and documents.
Acts as an escalation point for FOX team members who have contract questions or issues.
Participates in special projects where the experience, ability or expertise of the attorney merits involvement.
Performs other duties as assigned by the General Counsel or Assistant General Counsel in support of the Legal Department.
Exercises good judgment in making legal and business decisions while providing contract interpretations and guidance to internal business teams to ensure compliance with Company requirements.
Ensures timely review of contract modifications and communication of changes and notices to the business team.
Works closely with cross-functional teams (Sales, HR, Marketing, Finance, and Operations) in order to resolve legal and business challenges.
Tracks deadlines and deliverables and communicates on an ongoing basis with internal business teams about contractual issues.
Develops and updates standard contract templates and forms to improve efficiency of the contract process.
Assists with streamlining and automating the contract process.
Ensures that all required approvals are obtained and documented prior to submittal of contracts for execution.
Organizes and maintains all agreements within Legal-approved protocols, electronic contract management system, and paper filing system (as applicable) to ensure accurate records.
Creates and maintains a list of all pending and completed agreements for purposes of managing workflow, tracking agreements, and providing metrics.
Ensures the Legal Department receives copies of all fully executed contracts and files within the appropriate storage locations.
Keeps informed on relevant laws and regulations that affect the Company and its agreements.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in business administration, accounting, information systems, cybersecurity or related field required.
JD from an accredited school; admitted to practice law in the state of Georgia.
5+ years of relevant experience.
Experience with commercial transaction contracting, including customer agreements, supplier agreements, real estate leases, construction agreements, Master Service Agreements and terms and conditions; In-house experience preferred.
Understanding of contract and negotiation principles in the business and legal context.
Strong communication and project management skills with the ability to prioritize and communicate priorities required.
Strong work ethic and ability to juggle numerous matters at once and produce high quality work under tight deadlines. Act independently to determine the best method and procedure, and consistently look for ways to improve processes and find efficiencies in support of the Legal Department.
Willingness to take on additional tasks and projects outside of core areas of expertise.
Organized and methodical approach to agreements and projects.
Ability to work effectively and efficiently with others and coordinate a variety of internal and external activities having legal significance to the Company.
Must thrive in a fast-paced environment with the ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously, under deadline pressure and with limited supervision.
Meticulous attention to detail is crucial.
Strong organizational and project management skills.
Exercise good judgement in working independently and taking initiative.
Experience with internal controls, risk assessments, business process, project management, and ERP packages are preferred; Oracle experience ideal
Experience within the automotive, mining or manufacturing sector
We look forward to hearing from you!
Internal Number: 1657
About FOX Factory, Inc.
For over three decades, FOX has been an industry leader in the design and development of high performance shock absorbers and racing suspension products for snowmobiles, mountain bikes, motorcycles, ATVs, UTVs, off-road cars, trucks, and SUVs.In 1974, Bob Fox started racing his products in motocross and we haven't stopped racing since. FOX equipped vehicles and racers have stood atop podiums in every sport we have competed in — from the sands of Baja to the dunes of Dakar.Our team of engineers perform rigorous tests with our athletes year round. The data we collect from performance testing and our application of that knowledge to our product is what separates FOX from every other suspension company.