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Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. Senior Counsel in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) is seeking an experienced attorney for the position of Senior Counsel to assist and facilitate the continued growth and expansion of our organization. The ideal candidate will have experience as either an outside lawyer or with an in-house law department for a large engineering, environmental consulting and/or construction management company. Senior Counsel will collaborate and work with our operations and technical teams to draft and negotiate client contracts and subcontracts for engineering, consulting, surveying and construction management services in addition to general legal advice and counseling.

As Senior Counsel for Civil & Environmental Consultants your responsibilities will include:

  • Drafting and negotiating client contracts and subcontracts for engineering, environmental consulting, surveying and construction management services.

  • Managing and balancing risk appropriately for the organization.

  • Advising the business on other legal issues including human resources.

  • Providing advice on compliance and corporate governance.

  • Managing insurance and licensing for the organization.

  • Training for the organization on risks and emerging legal issues.

  • Partnering strategically with internal clients.

  • Focus on supporting marketing and business development efforts.

  • Embracing and exemplifying CEC’s core values.

  • Taking ownership of client relationships and work.

  • Applying legal and business knowledge to proactively support growth and innovation.

Key Attributes:

  • Integrity, honesty and a demonstrated capacity to defend positions on behalf of a company.

  • Flexible and ability to work in a rapidly changing business environment.

  • Solid business judgment with a proactive commercial approach to support the organization.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills – capacity to facilitate and influence managers at all levels.

  • Ability to appropriately prioritize and deliver tasks to meet deadlines.

  • Ability to travel periodically to CEC offices and project locations.

  • Juris doctorate degree from accredited law school and licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

  • 10+ years of experience within a major law firm or legal department for a large engineering and construction company.

  • Experience negotiating and drafting engineering and services agreements and subcontracts.

  • Experience of other general areas of business law such as company and labor law.

CEC offers big firm opportunities with a small firm culture. We understand the importance of professional growth and offer career advancement and leadership opportunities. You will work on diverse projects providing high quality services to our clients. Join our team where your contribution matters.

CEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Street: 333 Baldwin Road