Iowa Employer Senior Corporate Counsel in AMES, Iowa

POSITION PURPOSE:REG seeks bright, high-energy attorney with a solid base of experience for Associate General Counsel or Senior Attorney position reporting to the CFO for the leading U.S. biomass-based diesel company. We are seeking candidates with a minimum of 7 years experience. Experience in the biofuels, energy, chemical, biosciences or agricultural industries is helpful, but not required. Must desire to become a master of detail as well as have the ability to manage a growing legal team, both inside and outside the company. Strong team skills required. This position is responsible for completing, directing, coordinating and supervising legal activities of major importance to the corporationis long-term future. This person will be responsible for drafting and reviewing contracts, identifying and resolving business and legal risks, advising on regulatory matters, overseeing litigation, employment law matters, SEC filings, international business activities, and be actively engaged in the Companyis mergers and acquisitions.These activities are typically highly confidential, may be enterprise-wide in scope and involve frequent interaction with both internal and external parties including REGis Senior Leadership Team, REGis technical, manufacturing and operational staff, external C-level management, universities, outside legal counsel and others.