Vice President, Legal / General Counsel (Oakland)


: $140,635.00 - $140,635.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Executive Management

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Add your resume and apply to jobs with your Glassdoor profile. Create Profile. Job. Do you have what it takes to win?. Like a championship team, a leading global sports brand is built with a solid foundation of players at all levels who have an unending desire and dedication not only to succeed, but also to win. At Peak Achievement Athletics, our championship team is deeply committed to developing the most innovative sports equipment in the industry and we are always looking to strengthen our roster with talented players.. Peak Achievement Athletics, Inc. (?Peak?) designs, manufactures and sells equipment and apparel under the BAUER (ice hockey and roller hockey), MISSION (roller hockey), CASCADE / MAVERIK (lacrosse) and EASTON (baseball) brands.. Want to join our team as the Vice President, Legal / General Counsel?. As the lead in-house attorney for Peak and the Hockey (Bauer) and Lacrosse (Cascade / Maverik) businesses, the successful candidate will be required to: (i) advise and lead Peak on all corporate governance processes, policies and statutory filings; (ii) assist Peak personnel in the negotiation of all contracts and draft, interpret and enforce these contracts; (iii) advise Peak on compliance matters and certifying body regulations that are applicable to an international consumer products company operating in the sports equipment and apparel industry; (iv) preserve and protect the proprietary assets of Peak; and (v) supervise outside counsel who are engaged for their specialized expertise in certain matters (primarily litigation and intellectual property prosecution and maintenance). More specifically, these matters include the following:. Corporate Governance and Policies (US, Canada and other countries where Peak operates). Contract Negotiation and Drafting. Intellectual Property Protection, Maintenance and Enforcement. Product Liability. Product Regulatory and other ongoing Compliance requirements. Product Sales and Marketing Agreements. Supplier Compliance Programs. Labor Law. Litigation Management. Risk Management. M&A, Banking and Integration. This position is also responsible for the following:. Developing and managing the Legal Department budget for Peak. Supervising the in-house Peak Legal Team consisting of the Senior Manager, Intellectual Property role and Paralegal role. Liaising and collaborating with the Vice President and General Counsel for Easton. Providing regular reporting to the General Counsel for each of the primary shareholders of Peak. Act as the Secretary of Peak and certain of its subsidiaries. Identifying and tracking applicable regulatory developments and best practices. This role resides in our Exeter, NH Corporate Headquarters location and reports directly to the CEO of Bauer, Cascade & Maverik Lacrosse.. Essential Skills and Experience:. JD degree and active Bar membership (in good standing), law firm experience as a corporate attorney and 5+ years of experience in an in-house corporate setting. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to anticipate and estimate risks strategically. Highly organized, detail oriented and a team player. Able to handle conflicting priorities and meet scheduled deadlines. Interested yet? Good. Us too. We're pretty sure you'll want to know we offer one of the most generous benefits packages around. Things like a 401(k) retirement plan, casual work environment, and a host of other perks we don't have room to mention here.. We're interested in learning more about you and appreciate you taking the time to apply online at Only those persons chosen for an interview will be contacted.. Peak Achievement Athletics is committed to employing a diverse workforce.
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