DOLLAR GENERAL

  • Senior Attorney General Business

    Requisition ID
    2018-169953
    Location
    US-TN-GOODLETTSVILLE
    Category
    Legal
  • Company Overview

    Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is a Fortune 200 company with more than 15,000 retail locations in 44 states, 15 distribution centers and 130,000 employees that embody our mission of Serving Others each and every day. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation, diversity and teamwork, all while keeping our customers and communities at the center of everything we do! At Dollar General, employees have numerous growth and development career opportunities through award-winning training and being part of one of America’s fastest-growing retailers. Apply today and let’s grow together!

    Job Details

    General Summary

    The Senior Attorney advises the Company’s various business teams on business, regulatory and intellectual property matters while also managing and resolving the Company’s disputes is such areas.

     

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Contracts – Drafts, reviews and negotiates the Company’s contracts. Contracts include, but are not limited to, service agreements, software license agreements, merchandising agreements, IT vendor agreements and transportation agreements. Responsible for reviewing and negotiating contracts in a timely manner to accommodate the Company’s business needs.
    • Litigation Management – Actively manage the Company’s business litigation (i.e. breach of contract, landlord-tenant disputes, etc.). Work closely with outside counsel to investigate claims, respond to discovery and review pleadings. Assist in determining appropriate litigation strategy. Attend mediations, hearings and trials.
    • Corporate Compliance – Provide legal advice to the Company regarding compliance with laws, statutes, and regulations. Strong emphasis on federal regulations administered by the Food and Drug Administration, Consumer Product Safety Commission, Environmental Protection Agency, Federal Communications Commission, US Department of Agriculture and US Customs. Assist business departments in mitigating state and local compliance issues, such as health inspection issues, fire marshal inspection issues, weights and measures inspections, and a variety of advertising, licensing and regulatory issues. Work closely with store operations to develop measures to avoid compliance issues.

    Qualifications

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

    • Strong business acumen
    • Ability to multi-task and independently prioritize work
    • Presence and effective communication at all levels of the organization
    • Develop pragmatic and creative solutions to business and legal matters
    • Ability to effectively negotiate a wide variety of contracts
    • Confidence to state an independent point of view
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ease of interacting with co-workers, clients and others of diverse ages and backgrounds

    Work Experience &/or Education

    J.D. from an ABA accredited law school required. Four to five years of legal experience including significant in-house and/or major law firm experience preferred. Knowledge of the retail industry is helpful, but not required.

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