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Corporate Counsel

Company: Ingram Content Group
Location: La Vergne
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Company DescriptionJob Description is seeking a Corporate Counsel to join its Legal team in LaVergne, TN just outside Nashville. The successful candidate will have at least 3 years' experience counseling organizations in employment law matters, as well experience drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial agreements.In this role you will partner with the Chief Legal Officer and other attorneys in directing and managing legal affairs for Ingram Content Group, assuring compliance with laws, rules and regulations affecting the company, giving advice to various departments and businesses on a wide range of legal issues, and engaging and managing outside counsel as needed. You will provide legal support for Ingram Content Group's Human Resources function and one or more additional functions or business units, as assigned. At Ingram, our publisher-facing business offers more than just traditional wholesale services. It offers fully integrated and relevant solutions for client publishers. Comprised of book printing, digital book, distribution, publishing sales and marketing services, this part of Ingram's business helps publishers discover more ways to sell content in markets across the globe. Based in the Nashville area, New York, Berkeley and other locations, our teams are collaborative, innovative, dynamic, and passionate about the business.The world is reading, and it is our goal to connect as many people to the content they want in the simplest ways. If you share that passion, enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and want to contribute to a strategic part of the business that is evolving and expanding, we can't wait to meet you!Required Qualifications:

  • JD degree from an accredited law school
  • Admittance with a license to practice law as a member of the bar of one or more states and eligible to register as In-House Counsel in the State of Tennessee
  • 3 years of relevant experience practicing employment law in a law firm or in-house (or a combination)Preferred Skills:
    • Experience drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts.
    • Good working knowledge of data privacy laws.Key Responsibilities:
      • Serve as in-house counsel to support Ingram Content Group's ("ICG") Human Resources ("HR") function in the areas of employment and labor, including without limitation:
      • Works with HR leadership to ensure ICG's compliance with local, state, federal and international employment laws;
      • Provides advice and counsel on all aspects of day-to-day employment and labor-related matters, including but not limited to hiring and termination issues, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, reasonable accommodations, leaves of absence, wage and hour issues, union avoidance strategies, restrictive covenants, employee investigations and risk assessments;
      • Investigates and works in conjunction with outside counsel to represent ICG in employment matters at the federal, state, and administrative level (EEOC, DOL and state and local agencies). Prepares and/or assists outside counsel in the preparation of position statements.
      • Represents ICG in employment-related dispute resolution;
      • Assists Chief Legal Officer in managing employment litigation, facilitating discovery, developing strategies and successfully resolving;
      • Reviews involuntary terminations and drafts separation agreements;
      • Researches and advises ICG on leave management, Title VII, ADA, FMLA, FLSA, FCRA, ADEA, USERRA, NLRA, and other labor and employment legal obligations;
      • Assists in the drafting, implementation and enforcement of employment-related internal policies and procedures to ensure compliance with all domestic and international laws, regulations, and legal standards.
      • Serve as in-house counsel to support various business units and/or organizational functions as determined by the Chief Legal Officer, including without limitation:
        • Establishes relationships and collaborates with internal clients at all levels to support and assist in the achievement of ICG's business objectives;
        • Drafts, reviews and negotiates a wide variety of commercial agreements that align with ICG's business objectives and risk tolerances including, without limitation, non-disclosure, sales, purchasing, licensing and other similar agreements;
        • Maintains and updates form agreements, contract management systems, and other databases used by the Legal Department;
        • Provides strategic legal counsel and advice on a broad range of topics in a timely, thorough and effective manner; and
        • Thoughtfully and appropriately identifies and balances risks and benefits and proactively suggests risk-mitigating resolutions.
        • Work with the Chief Legal Officer and other members of the Legal Department to determine cost/benefit of providing legal services in-house vs. using outside law firms, and review and manage outside legal service providers, fees and expenses.
        • Work collaboratively with other in-house attorneys, legal assistants and outside counsel.
        • Help to strengthen and improve support processes within the Legal Department in the most cost-effective way.
        • Monitor and keep updated on new developments in applicable laws, rules, and regulations.QualificationsAdditional InformationPerks/Benefits:
          • A highly competitive compensation package with generous benefits beginning first day of employment for Medical/Prescription Drug plans, HSA, Vision, Dental and Health Care FSA.
            • 15 vacation days & 12 sick days accrued annually and 3 personal days
            • 401K match, Life and AD&D, Employee Assistant programs, Group Legal, & more
            • Wellness program with access toonsite gym and basketball court for associates
            • Avid reader? Numerous opportunities to engage with books and authors
              • Free card registration at the Nashville Public Library
              • Discounted offers to self-publish with IngramSpark!
              • Encouraged continued education with our tuition reimbursement program
              • Financial and in-kind opportunities to engage with non-profits in your community
                • Company match program for United Way donations
                • Volunteer opportunities and in-kind drives for non-profits throughout the year
                • Take breaks or brainstorm in our game room with ping pong & foosball
                • Casual Dress CodeThe world is reading,and Ingram Content Group ("Ingram") connects people with content in all forms. Providing comprehensive services for publishers, retailers, libraries and educators, Ingram makes these services seamless and accessible through technology, innovation and creativity. With an expansive global network of offices and facilities, Ingram's services include digital and physical book distribution, print-on-demand, and digital learning. Ingram Content Group is a part of Ingram Industries Inc. and includes Ingram Book Group LLC, Ingram Publisher Services LLC, Lightning Source LLC, Ingram Library Services LLC, Tennessee Book Company LLC, Ingram Content Group UK Ltd. and Ingram Content Group Australia Pty Ltd.Ingram Content Group LLC is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, work related mental or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information.
                  • EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled
                  • We participate in EVerify.

Keywords: Ingram Content Group, Murfreesboro , Corporate Counsel, Legal , La Vergne, Tennessee

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