Laguardia Airport Jobs – Corporate Counsel

Website LaGuardia Airport

Job Description:

LaGuardia Gateway Partners (“LGP”) is seeking a Corporate Counsel to support the Office of General Counsel on a variety of commercial, real estate and operations matters, as well as contracts, procurement, insurance claims, and dispute matters. The candidate should be able to manage time effectively, work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, be a self-starter, and take pride in their work product.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Draft, review and revise procurement solicitation documents for competitive sealed bids, RFP’s, sole source, negotiated acquisitions and other procurements.
  • Frequent contact with multiple LGP departments and the LGP executive team.
  • Advise internal clients on a broad range of commercial, real estate and operational matters.
  • Lead and participate in projects and initiatives to improve company processes, policies and performance.
  • Draft and negotiate various agreements relating to events, promotions and sweepstakes.
  • Oversee compliance and environmental sustainability.
  • Draft, review and edit documents relating to commercial contracts and corporate governance and engage in routine negotiations with contract counterparties. Coordinate due diligence projects related to corporate and compliance activities and litigation matters.
  • Draft, negotiate, and revise agreements, amendments, leases, license agreements, letters of intent, guaranties, commission agreements, non-disclosure agreements, hold harmless agreements and cancellation agreements. Review leases to assess landlord and tenant rights, remedies and obligations.
  • Lead and participate in a variety of business meetings, conference calls and other client meetings and negotiations to help produce the best business outcome and drive transactions to completion.
  • Manage insurance company relationships in the defense of slip and fall litigation.
  • Oversee risk assessments/response plans; conduct internal monitoring and audit.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong technology skills (e.g. Office 365 (includes SharePoint) and Workshare).
  • Experience working with multi-national companies.
  • JD from a top law school.
  • Experienced business lawyer with ability to form strong relationships with business leaders to achieve objectives.
  • 4+ years of real estate and commercial experience at AM Law 500 firm and/or Fortune 1000 company.
  • The candidate must have a desire to learn, maintain a positive attitude, be a team player with strong interpersonal skills and can build consensus with business partners.
  • Licensed in NY.
  • Language: English

Job Details:

Company: LaGuardia Airport

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Queens, NY, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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