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Associate Attorney

at Sound Advice Consulting Services

Posted: 2/27/2019
Job Reference #: a1r0W000004MAHQQA4
Categories: Legal
Keywords: legal, law, contracts

Job Description



Sound Advice is a boutique consulting firm whose principal objective is to provide clients with business/technical/marketing consulting services as well as cost-effective contract consulting, direct hire/permanent placement, and outsourced bookkeeping.
 
We provide these services to clients in over 12 states and half a dozen countries that will enable them to successfully achieve their business goals and objectives. By helping build companies through people, teams, culture, support and feedback, we sit squarely in the middle. We’re proactive. We pay attention to detail. We know how to connect the dots. And since 2006, that’s exactly what we’ve been doing.

Our client has an opening at this time for an associate level attorney with 4 to 6 years of experience handling corporate transaction, securities, finance, and M&A matters.  This position encompasses a broad range of corporate issues and business transactions for businesses including closely-held entities, emerging and start-up ventures, and mature businesses.  Excellent writing and client communications skills are imperative for this position. Compensation, includes benefits, is competitive and commensurate with experience. Please submit your resume, cover letter and salary expectations.

Responsibilities and Duties
  • Transaction due diligence, primary and corollary document drafting, review and negotiation for transactions, mergers, acquisitions and financing
  • Handle corporate governance matters for client firms including board of directors and shareholder actions
  • Research and analyze legal issues confronting clients outlining applicable solutions and strategies
  • Identify and interpret regulatory law applicable to various client operations
  • Review and provide legal analysis and amendments to various client contracts, terms and policies
  • Timely perform other duties as assigned
  • Negotiate and draft complex agreements and transactions
  • Advise the business in assessing short-term tradeoffs in the context of broader strategic imperatives
  • Advise on a broad range of strategic legal and business matters
  • Effectively and efficiently engage and manage client relationships
  • Broad experience in all aspects of mergers and acquisitions, including drafting and negotiating acquisition agreements and ancillary documents, and otherwise managing and closing transactions
  • Broad experience in business formations, financing, securities, secured transactions, tax, and business and real property transactions
  • Experience working with emerging companies, including corporate formation, seed and venture financings, general corporate work, governance and compliance matters
  • Exceptional oral, written and interpersonal skills, with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent business judgment, ability to think strategically and to give practical advice
  • Ability to interface effectively with all levels of the organization (executive management, corporate development, finance etc.) and to gain the trust and confidence of others
  • Ability to work well both independently and as part of a highly collaborative team, in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong work ethic and ability to make decisions, multi-task, prioritize and follow through on numerous projects simultaneously
Qualifications and Skills
  • Current Colorado bar member
  • J.D. from a fully accredited top tier law school with an excellent academic record
  • Excellent writing skills and persuasive abilities
  • Significant experience handling transactional matters including contracts, securities, finance, M&A. Solid understanding of corporate governance, business transactions, business finance
  • Strong familiarity with tax and intellectual property is helpful to this position
  • 5+ years of experience as a business attorney, with relevant in-house and/or law firm experience
  • Experience handling a high volume of contracts with the ability to prioritize, work efficiently, meet demanding deadlines, and balance multiple tasks
  • Ambitious/highly motivated, strong work ethic, independent, and leadership skills, interest in taking on increased levels of responsibility, good business and strategic judgment, and ability to handle day-to-day demands and workflow of working in a fast-paced environment
  • Creative problem solver
  • Demonstrated ability to lead highly complex projects and other high impact initiatives
  • Ability to establish self as subject matter expert in specialty field
  • Results oriented leader with executive maturity and ability to interact with senior management
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical, organizational, negotiation, and drafting skills
  • Ability to collaborate and team-up with other legal and business professionals with a focus on delivering results
Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:
  • 4-6 years
Required education:
  • JD
  • LLM Tax is a plus
Required license or certification:
  • Colorado State Bar
Job Location:
  • Denver, CO