Allied Power

Position Description:

The general counsel is responsible for leading corporate strategic and tactical legal initiatives for an industrial services company that operates in multiple states. The general counsel provides senior management with effective advice on company strategies and their implementation, manages the legal function, and obtains and oversees the work of outside counsel. The general counsel is directly involved in complex business transactions and negotiating critical contracts.


Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1.     Participates in the definition and development of corporate policies, procedures and programs and provides continuing counsel and guidance on legal matters and on legal implications of all matters.

2.     Serves as key lawyer/legal advisor on all major business transactions, employment law, acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures.

3.     Judges the merits of major court cases filed against or on behalf of the company, works with the appropriate executive(s) to define a strategic defense and approves settlements of disputes where warranted.

4.     Assumes ultimate responsibility for ensuring that the company conducts its business in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

5.     Structures and manages the company’s internal and external legal function and staff.

6.     Oversees the selection, retention, management and evaluation of all outside counsel.

7.     Advises on legal aspects of the company’s financing, including assessing and advising on current and future business structures and legal entities.

8.     Participates in and contributes to the development and on-going review of relevant processes, guidelines and procedures, including those relating to company’s contracts to assure the success and compliance consistent with all requirements.



1.     Customer/Client Focus.

2.     Collaboration Skills.

3.     Communication Proficiency.

4.     Leadership.

5.     Problem Solving/Analysis.

6.     Thoroughness.

7.     Time Management.


Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.


Required Education, Experience, Certification and Licenses:

1.     Law degree.

2.     Admitted to the bar.

3.     Minimum of six years’ experience in a law environment in an industrial services setting.

4.     Experience working on matters of corporate governance and with a board of directors.

5.     Experience managing other attorneys and supervising support staff in a corporation; experience with cost-effective management of outside legal resources.

6.     Familiarity and understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley legislation and related FASB revenue recognition guidelines.

7.     Experience in directing strategy and managing complex IP litigation cases.

8.     Experience in General Business Law, contracts, and labor.


Allied Power, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Allied Power, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.