MCCARTHY BUILDING COMPANIES INC Corporate Attorney in DALLAS, Texas

McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. Position Summary: This position will be reporting to the Associate General Counsel, while working closely with the Division management teams. The Corporate Attorney is primarily responsible for providing legal input on construction operations-related issues and managing outside counsel when utilized in disputes. This person will provide other assistance to the General Counsel, management, Accounting, Communications, Human Resources, IT, Risk Management and Safety Departments on various corporate law issues. Key Responsibilities & Qualifications Key Responsibilities Assist the Associate General Counsel for the Texas region in all aspects of construction law, as well as ancillary legal areas applicable to a national multi-billion dollar corporation, such as corporate, employment and labor matters, among others. Conduct moderate to complex legal research on a variety of topics in multiple states that relate to the business. Draft memoranda, correspondence, and reports summarizing research findings and offer opinions regarding liability, risk transfer and exposure. Compile documents and prepare draft discovery responses and respond to third party subpoenas, including subpoenas for employment and personnel records. Manage subcontractor defaults, including working with project teams to protect McCarthy's interests under subcontractors' payment and performance bonds; and assisting in managing litigation arising out of same. Assist in managing complex builder's risk insurance and general liability insurance issues on a variety of different project types in both pre-litigation and litigation situations. Assist project teams in understanding and pursuing insurance coverage for construction defect, builder's risk, auto, worker's compensation and property damage claims while working in conjunction with the Risk Management Department. Assist with all aspects of litigation - respond to document requests, prepare discovery responses, review and edit motions, briefs and memoranda from outside counsel; assist with managing outside counsel throughout the pre-litigation and litigation processes. Assist in preparation for and attend alternative dispute resolutions. Provide general legal advice to McCarthy team members. Qualifications Juris Doctorate from an ABA accredited law school Licensed to practice law in the State of Texas and admitted to the Texas State Bar Minimum of 5 years of experience as an attorney Litigation experience and familiarity with Texas construction law Experience working with engineering, procurement and construction agreements is a plus Ability to communicate with other members of the legal department articulately, concisely, and with well-reasoned opinions Ability to communicate complex legal concepts to non-attorney McCarthy team members in a concise, yet thorough, manner Excellent verbal and written communication skills Strong interpersonal and diplomatic skills Proven ability to handle multiple projects, prioritize, and meet deadlines Meticulous attention to detail and quality of work product Ability to work independently and determine creative solutions Versatility, flexibility, and willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm Team player, developed sense of business acumen, and ability to work with a wide variety of people McCarthy is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer regardless of race, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious beliefs, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. PI96654982