GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. (GZA) is seeking a full-time attorney to support our Corporate Risk Management Department. As a member of GZA’s Corporate Risk Management Department, the successful candidate’s primary responsibilities will involve a variety of activities at the intersection of GZA’s business and risk management efforts.
Work closely and cooperatively with the Corporate Director of Risk Management and the Corporate Insurance Director to help execute the responsibilities of GZA’s Corporate Risk Management Department.
Work with Principals and Project Managers to review, and help negotiate individual project, master service, and subcontractor agreements, all in accordance with GZA’s policies for risk tolerance.
Work cooperatively on legal matters with other corporate departments and personnel on an as-needed basis.
Draft non-standard terms and conditions in agreements, such as non-compete and conflict of interest clauses.
Research various topics related to contracts and provide advice to management.
Assist with various Risk Management Department projects, such as reviewing/updating Risk Management Policies and Procedures.
Help provide training to company employees on substantive contractual and other legal topics.
Manage and execute the annual relicensing of GZA to do business in various jurisdictions.
Support responses to professional liability or commercial insurance claims.
Respond to subpoena requests.
Attend and defend GZA at third party depositions.
Manage the use of outside counsel, as required, and oversee litigation management strategies and the coordination of legal activities.
Provide guidance with respect to corporate licensing, intellectual property, cybersecurity, and data privacy requirements.
Research unique legal issues impacting the organization.
Execute documents as Assistant Corporate Secretary.
JD degree and license to practice law in any state in the US (required); MA law license preferred.
Minimum of 5 – 10 years’ experience, ideally working with engineering or construction contracts.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint .
General knowledge of property and casualty insurance is desirable.
Professional development and enrichment
Stable work environment and flexible work schedule
Generous, company-subsidized benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and 401K retirement plan
GZA is an employee-owned multidisciplinary engineering consulting firm with a history of over 50 years of providing innovative engineering solutions to improve the natural and built environment. We are an ENR Top 500 Design firm focused on geotechnical, environmental, water, ecological, and construction management services. With a staff of interrelated professionals dedicated to providing high-level expertise on complex projects above, below, and at ground level, GZA’s experts provide seamless integration across practice areas, client type, and location.
Our 700+ staff across 30 offices in the United States are committed to operating with integrity; seeking and embracing our clients’ most difficult project challenges; providing opportunities for each other; caring for our communities through the work we do and our charitable and volunteer initiatives; and maintaining a private ownership structure that enhances client service and provides ownership opportunities for our employees.