Deputy General Counsel (Fort Kent)

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Government



FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. With more than 4,600 employees located in 28 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges and make the most of opportunities. The Company generated $1.81 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2017. For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn. FTI Consulting continually strives to offer employees and eligible dependents, including domestic partners and eligible domestic partner children, a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. FTI Consulting does not accept unsolicited resumes from external firms or agencies. FTI Consulting will not be responsible for placement fees associated with unsolicited resumes. FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation. About Core Operations: FTI Consulting's Core Operations functions provide support to our client service professionals so they are able meet and exceed the needs of our clients. Professionals within our Marketing and Communications, Information Technology, Finance and Accounting, Human Resources, Office Infrastructure, Legal, and Real Estate teams are dedicated to working together and delivering world class support across our global community.

Deputy General Counsel
United States, District of Columbia, Washington
New

Legal

21 hours ago Post Date

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About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. With more than 4,600 employees located in 28 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges and make the most of opportunities. The Company generated $1.81 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2017. For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.
FTI Consulting continually strives to offer employees and eligible dependents, including domestic partners and eligible domestic partner children, a competitive and comprehensive benefits package.
FTI Consulting does not accept unsolicited resumes from external firms or agencies. FTI Consulting will not be responsible for placement fees associated with unsolicited resumes.
FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.
About Core Operations:
FTI Consulting's Core Operations functions provide support to our client service professionals so they are able meet and exceed the needs of our clients. Professionals within our Marketing and Communications, Information Technology, Finance and Accounting, Human Resources, Office Infrastructure, Legal, and Real Estate teams are dedicated to working together and delivering world class support across our global community.
FTI Consulting, Inc.'s Legal Department is seeking an attorney to serve as the Deputy General Counsel, who will report to the General Counsel and support him in managing the global operations of the Legal Department. The Deputy GC will provide legal advice across FTI's global operations, mentor and backstop other attorneys, and lead on special projects as assigned by the General Counsel. The Deputy GC will be responsible for implementing the Legal Department's priorities, including cultivating relationships with key stakeholders, selecting and managing outside counsel, and establishing and enforcing Legal Department policies.
Job Summary:
The position's responsibilities include serving, along with the General Counsel, in providing legal advice, counseling, and oversight to all of FTI's global operations.
* Assist the General Counsel in providing comprehensive legal counsel, representation, and oversight on the wide range of legal matters affecting FTI.
* Serve as FTI's lead lawyer on all mergers, acquisitions, and divestiture transactions and all significant commercial transactions, including real estate leasing, intellectual property, and IT transactions.
* Serve as FTI's point of contact for FTI's international lawyers and legal matters outside the United States.
* Manage pre-litigation disputes and outside counsel on litigation matters.
* Assist in the day-to-day operations of the Legal Department, including supervision of staff, resource allocation, career development, budgeting, and management of outside counsel.
* Other tasks as assigned.
Requirements:
* Must have a JD degree from an accredited law school.
* Must have a minimum of fifteen (15) years of employment experience with a corporate legal department or a nationally recognized law firm.
* Excellent written and oral communications skills.
* Able to interact with stakeholders and leaders in a highly matrixed yet collaborative organization
* Committed to being a legal business partner to internal clients
* A member in good standing of a state bar
* Experience in transactional work required, including mergers and acquisitions and complex commercial transactions
* Experience in managing outside counsel
* Professional services industry experience preferred
Competencies:
Leadership:
* Ethics and values
* Dealing with ambiguity
* Business acumen
* Integrity and trust
* Drive for results
* Organizational agility
Functional:
* Excellent interpersonal skills
* Excellent oral and written communication skills
* Ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
* Handle unanticipated situations effectively and work well under pressure
* Self-starter, who is able to work both independently and as part of a team
* Knowledge and ability to involve and keep key stakeholders appropriately informed
* Be able to weigh risks against operational needs to develop reasoned recommendations, including risk mitigation strategies, and provide sound legal advice.
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Additional Information
* Exempt or Non-Exempt?: Exempt

* Must have a JD degree from an accredited law school. * Must have a minimum of fifteen (15) years of employment experience with a corporate legal department or a nationally recognized law firm. * Excellent written and oral communications skills. * Able to interact with stakeholders and leaders in a highly matrixed yet collaborative organization * Committed to being a legal business partner to internal clients * A member in good standing of a state bar * Experience in transactional work required, including mergers and acquisitions and complex commercial transactions * Experience in managing outside counsel * Professional services industry experience preferred Competencies: Leadership: * Ethics and values * Dealing with ambiguity * Business acumen * Integrity and trust * Drive for results * Organizational agility Functional: * Excellent interpersonal skills * Excellent oral and written communication skills * Ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment * Handle unanticipated situations effectively and work well under pressure * Self-starter, who is able to work both independently and as part of a team * Knowledge and ability to involve and keep key stakeholders appropriately informed * Be able to weigh risks against operational needs to develop reasoned recommendations, including risk mitigation strategies, and provide sound legal advice.


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