Salary: $180,000.00 - $200,000.00 + bonus

This Associate General Counsel position handles a wide range of transactional law-related issues with a focus on construction law.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Review, draft, and negotiate various types of construction agreements, including but not limited to subcontracts (all payment types), purchases orders, sub-subcontracts, consulting agreements, equipment rental agreements, payment and performance bonds, and various waivers and releases.
  2. Work closely with sales team and project management teams
  3. Monitor legislation, regulations, case law, and government enforcement activities relating to the construction law, and provide proactive, strategic advice
  4. Liaison with outside law firms to meet Company goals
  5. Settlement of claims and disputes
  6. Track and keep current organized records of each contract, dispute, or claim

Secondary Duties

  1. Support as key member of legal team
  2. Filing of preliminary notices and lien notices
  3. Presenting complex information in a narrative or summary to executive team
  4. Provide backup to other attorneys on any matter in their absence
  5. Tasks and projects as assigned by General Counsel

Skills required

  1. Advanced knowledge and experience in construction law from a general contractor or subcontractor perspective
  2. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, comfort interacting with various employees across the Company, including management and field employees
  3. Professionalism and respect for others with an understanding of “servant leadership”
  4. Experience working in a multi-stakeholder environment with the ability to problem solve and develop solutions.
  5. Ability to work in teams as well as independently
  6. Proactive in solving complex issues.
  7. Ability to easily shift between the details and the bigger picture as needed
  8. Skilled at collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data

Education and Experience


  1. Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school and active good standing membership in at least one U.S. state bar
  2. 8+ years of legal experience, in either law firm and/or in-house with substantial experience in construction law
  3. Advanced skills in Microsoft Word and Office
  4. Proficient Skills in PowerPoint and Excel
  5. Strong keyboarding skills with the ability to draft letters, contracts, and documents without the assistance of an assistant.


  • Prior experience as in-house counsel or staff attorney
  • In addition to construction law, previous practice included OSHA regulations