Business Transaction Attorney

Business Transaction Attorney

Ethical Search Professionals, Ltd. | Sioux City, IA, 51110, US
Salary Range:$55,000 – $87,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 21 days ago

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Our client seeks a Business Transaction Attorney to join its high growth firm and deliver quality timely legal advice. The Business Transaction Attorney will counsel and represent clients on business matters including entity formation, acquisitions, joint ventures, reorganizations, buy-sell agreements, and general business and commercial contracts. The Business Transaction Attorney will advise clients and businesses in framing their company policies and objectives.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assisting businesses to prevent, navigate, and resolve complex legal issues.
  • Assisting and advising businesses on establishing their company’s structure, policies, objectives, and procedures for their business operations.
  • Ensuring all relevant laws and outcomes are understood and obeyed by businesses.
  • Researching and resolving legal disputes through the analysis of relevant laws, argument development, evidence collection, and legal representation.
  • Drafting, reviewing, completing, and filing legal paperwork related to client business operations.
  • Negotiating contract terms, transactions, and settlements on behalf of the business involved.
  • Ensuring all client business processes, strategies, and actions comply with all relevant local, state, federal and international laws.
  • Managing multiple clients, cases and legal activities that carry varying deadlines.
  • Collaborating with clients and their advisors to develop strategies designed to meet specific goals.
  • Business development, including professional organization involvement and writing.
  • Supervising paralegals, staff, and team members as your role progresses.

Required Skills/Abilities
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent critical thinking, analytical, reasoning and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to communicate complex matters concisely and effectively in oral and written form.
  • Excellent interpersonal and client service skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong research, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Work collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Good leadership skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

Required Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Juris Doctor from an accredited law school
  • Successful passing of the bar exam
  • Active member in good standing of the Bar or currently eligible to become licensed, to practice law in South Dakota.
  • 2-5 years of relevant experience with a strong interest in business, general corporate and commercial work.
  • Strong work ethic, drive, keen attention to detail, and the ability to work effectively in a small team environment.

Preferred Experience
  • 5-7 years of specific drafting and client advising.
  • Excellent academic and professional credentials.

Physical Requirements
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at a time.