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Associate General Counsel

Company: Election Systems & Software
Location: Omaha
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

We support democracy.Our vision at Election Systems & Software (ES&S) is simple and unwavering - we provide products and services of exceptional quality and value to maintain voter confidence and enhance the voting experience. We accomplish this through continuous investments in research and development, resulting in regular product updates and security enhancements for each voting system we design, build, sell and support.Join the ES&S team where we are crafting the future of voting in the United States! On our team, you will push boundaries to provide solutions that meet the industry's ever-evolving needs. Our people apply their innovative perspectives to challenges big and small, and ES&S provides the resources to make our employees' vision a reality.The Associate General Counsel is an attorney who provides general corporate legal services and counsel, under the direction of the General Counsel. Provides legal advice and support to the General Counsel and directly to other representatives of the company. Performs a regulatory compliance role with respect to federal and state certification and various reporting requirements. Does some coordination with outside counsel on certain matters at the direction of General Counsel. Reviews and drafts legal responses to requests for proposals, requests for information and bid documentation. Drafts, reviews and negotiates contracts and policies. Performs legal research and prepares research memoranda as required.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Performs a regulatory compliance role with respect to state and municipality reporting obligations and compliance with federal and state system certification requirements.Provides a legal supportive role to General Counsel, Senior Management and other representatives of the company.Performs legal reviews of all requests for proposals, request for information and bid invitations from prospective customers and drafts legal responses for inclusion by company proposal center.Provides legal advice and counsel to ES&S Management to minimize risk and prevent litigation against the company.Monitors and keeps current on federal and state legislation that could impact business operations.Demonstrates an extremely high degree of initiative and organization in approach to work duties, without the need for constant oversight or instruction.Develops and maintains professional working relationships with customers, outside legal counsel, vendors, ES&S personnel and other outside contacts/sources.Qualifications:Education: Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school.Experience: At least 5-7 years' experience including:Professional legal experience as an attorney practicing private practice or in house counsel, with an emphasis on corporate, transactional and contract matters.Must have experience with FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) requests.Competencies:Ability to provide effective legal representation within time constraints.Excellent Verbal and written communication skills.Excellent negotiation and interpersonal skills.Outstanding organization, prioritization and time management skills.Strong collaboration skills at all levels of the organization.Proficient in use of Westlaw and other available public and private databases to perform research.Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel.Licenses/Certifications Required: Law Degree; Currently Licensed and in good standing with Nebraska State Bar.Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no supervisory responsibilities, but does share a paralegal with General Counsel.Travel: Approximately EEO Statement: Election Systems & Software, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances. Election Systems & Software, LLC's management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs and general treatment during employment.

Keywords: Election Systems & Software, Omaha , Associate General Counsel, Legal , Omaha, Nebraska

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