Senior Corporate Counsel (Remote)
Kennesaw, GA  / Boca Raton, FL  / Chicago, IL  / Englewood, CO  / Colorado Springs, CO  / Overland Park, KS ...View All
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Posted 24 days ago
Job Description

Geosyntec is an innovative, international engineering and consulting firm serving private and public-sector clients to address new ventures and complex problems involving our environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure. Our engineers, scientists, and technical and project employees serve our clients in more than 90 locations around the world. Ranked by ENR in the top 20 design firms for the environment, Geosyntec is internationally known for its technical leadership, broad experience, and exceptional client service.

Geosyntec is seeking a Senior Corporate Counsel to be based in any of our Geosyntec U.S. office locations or work remotely. The ideal candidate will help respond to the legal needs of the company by developing solutions to managing legal risk in a manner consistent with the law and corporate strategy; working with General Counsel and the rest of the department to respond to the needs of the practice; researching legal issues of any type as they arise; review and negotiate construction industry contracts and subcontracts pursuant to the risk and contract management policies of the company; working with other members of the department to help manage claims and outside counsel to achieve resolution of issues as they arise. Work with the General Counsel, executive management, and other members of the legal department to help the company comply with the laws and regulations of the locations where it operates.

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  • Work with General Counsel, and the legal department to respond to the legal needs of a dynamic professional service practice.
  • Assist with managing professional liability, auto or general liability claims asserted against the company as they arise and bring them to resolution.
  • Work with internal resources and external insurance brokers regarding commercial insurance program to ensure coverage for claims, compliance with insurance requirements and to respond to questions regarding insurance.
  • Research legal issues and changes in the law to ensure day to day compliance by the company's operations. Advise on any perceived risks or liabilities to company management.
  • Act as legal resource for various subjects as assigned. Examples of legal topics include but are not limited to: project delivery/defective service issues arising out of construction projects, requirements for conducting business in various locations; cybersecurity issues; professional liability; commercial insurance; employee relations issues; intellectual property; bankruptcy; securities regulations; collection and payment issues; and other legal questions as they arise.
  • Along with other members of the legal department, review and negotiate all types of contracts and subcontracts with clients, subcontractors, and vendors; work collaboratively with General Counsel and Project or Client Managers to achieve positive and timely outcomes of negotiations.
  • Provide high quality, positive and responsive services to both internal and external clients as issues arise to support effective resolution of the issue.
  • Provide guidance and support to Project or Client Managers on contract or risk management related issues.
  • Respond to requests for assistance and guidance from Project and Client Managers.
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as needed.


  • Juris Doctor (JD) Degree and license to practice law in any state in the U.S. (required)


  • At least 5 years of construction law experience, including the review, administration and negotiation of contracts; project related claims; evaluation of general legal issues and an ability to communicate complex legal issues to individuals not trained as lawyers. (required)
  • Intermediated knowledge of Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat, and PowerPoint and working knowledge of Excel and Access. (required)
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from colleagues, groups of professionals, senior management, project teams, clients and subcontractors. (required)
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical and logical thinking skills. (required)
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret contracts, insurance documents, general business periodicals, professional journals, financial reports, legal documents, office procedures, and governmental regulations. (required)
  • Valid U.S. driver's license and a satisfactory driving record for business travel. (required)

As a federal contractor subject to Executive Order 14042, we require employees working on federal projects or who are classified in a support role to be vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodations for reasons related to a disability or for religion. If you will require an accommodation, Human Resources will discuss this with you should an offer of employment be extended to you.


Geosyntec strives to hire and retain the best and brightest people in their fields. We look for exceptional interpersonal skills, communication skills, and problem-solving abilities, plus the passion for technical excellence and quality. We seek individuals with leadership potential, a commitment to lifelong learning and growth, and the desire to build a long and rewarding career with a growing Firm.

Geosyntec is a great place to build a career. If you're looking for an exciting place to work, a place with challenging and rewarding projects, and a place that has been nationally recognized for its employees' quality of life, technical expertise, and business success, then Geosyntec may be the place for you. You can learn more about careers and employment at Geosyntec by visiting

We are proud to offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package. Learn more by visiting

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer including minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, and gender identity.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
5+ years
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