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Manager - Corporate Attorney

Company: Michaels
Location: Irving
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Support Center - IrvingWe're here for the Makers! Come be a part of the team where innovation and teamwork come together to support the most exciting missions in the world! Michaels is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are here for all Team Members and all Makers to create, innovate and be better together. To review a comprehensive list of benefits, please visit CO, CT and NYC only -To review pay ranges for the position you are applying for, please visit The Manager - Corporate Attorney is responsible for providing legal support and guidance to Michaels leadership and team members in a variety of areas including, but not limited to, contracts management, corporate transactions and compliance. Regular duties including drafting and reviewing contracts and contract templates, responding to, managing, and assisting business clients, and representing Michaels in contract negotiation. The subject matter of the contracts is very diverse and this position will have the opportunity to interface with team members across the organization. Major Activities

  • Draft, review and negotiate contracts on behalf of the Company across various departments in the organization, including but not limited to Information Technology, Transportation, Benefits and B2B.
    • Provide prompt and sound subject matter advice and counsel to business partners at all levels regarding agreements, business risk and contract negotiation.
    • Interface with Non-Merchandise Procurement (NMP) and facilitate attorney-level review of agreements under NMP's purview.
      • Maintain contract policies; research, update and maintain standard provisions to better position Company.
      • Maintain standard and master agreement templates.
      • Implement contract management system. Minimum Education
        • JD requiredMinimum Special Certifications or technical skills
          • Licensed to practice law and an active member in good standing of at least one state bar.Minimum Type of experience the job requires
            • Minimum of 7 years of experience in contract review and negotiation, either at a law firm or as in-house counsel.
            • Experience counseling business clients and helping manage business risk.
            • Strong legal writing and other legal transactional skills.Other
              • Exceptional legal research skills and analytical capabilities.
              • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills.
              • Outstanding negotiation and persuasive skills and abilities.
              • Ability to work independently and prioritize a large quantity of tasks with sensitive deadlines in a constantly changing environment.
              • Ability to demonstrate sound judgment in ambiguous situations.
              • Ability to make timely and appropriate decisions within areas of responsibility under minimal oversight.
              • Ability to collaborate with, and effectively utilize, internal and external resources with minimal supervision. Preferred Education
                • JD degree from a top 50 law school Preferred Type of experience the job requires
                  • Prior working experience within the retail or consumer industries
                  • Experience implementing a contract management system
                  • Agility in working on diverse subject matters
                  • A mix of law firm and in-house experience
                  • Strong advocacy skills
                  • Excellent organizational skills Applicants in the U.S. must satisfy federal, state, and local legal requirements of the job.

Keywords: Michaels, Irving , Manager - Corporate Attorney, Executive , Irving, Texas

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