Kumon North America

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Corporate Attorney

Corporate Attorney

Job ID 
2018-1625
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-NJ-Teaneck
Posted Date 
4/12/2018
Category 
Legal

More information about this job

Overview

Kumon is the world’s largest after-school math and reading enrichment program and one of the most established franchise businesses in the world — with more than 400,000 subjects enrolled and more than 1,500 individually owned and operated Kumon Math and Reading Centers in the U.S. and Canada alone.

 

Kumon is committed to its employees and offers an excellent rewards package including:

  • Competitive salary and bonus incentives
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance benefits
  • Generous 401K match
  • Plentiful Personal Leave and Paid Holidays
  • Reimbursement for travel expenses
  • And more…

The Corporate Attorney is a member of the Kumon Legal Department and a counselor and advisor to management and staff of the organization relative to every aspect of operation. The attorney must be prepared to offer timely and accurate advice to both HQ and branch personnel on a myriad of issues that confront the corporation every day and perform litigation review. The successful candidate will be located in Kumon’s North American Headquarters, Teaneck, New Jersey.

Responsibilities

  1. General legal advice to members of senior management and operational managers.
  2. Negotiation and drafting of contracts and leases.
  3. Participate in preparation and enforcement of relevant corporate documents such as Franchise Agreement, Franchise Disclosure Document, Notices to Cure Defaults and Operations Manual.
  4. Provide counsel on intellectual property matters.
  5. Monitor litigated matters and serve as liaison with outside counsel as assigned.
  6. Provide counsel on immigration and employment-related matters.
  7. Assist with legal representation of 2 subsidiary corporations (Canada and Mexico).
  8. Such other projects as may be assigned from time to time.
  9. Some travel to Kumon Branch Offices may be required.

Qualifications

 

  • J.D. from an accredited law school and licensed to practice law in at least one US jurisdiction 
  • 3 years of prior work experience. Experience with a sophisticated franchise organization a plus.
  • Advanced analytical skills and project/process management.
  • Outstanding oral and written communications skills.