Associate Counsel

Buc-ee's, Ltd.
Sep 07, 2023
Oct 05, 2023
Contract Type
The Associate Counsel will assist the Assistant General Counsel, General Counsel, and other attorneys in a variety of legal matters affecting the organization, including intellectual property, litigation, commercial matters, and real estate, and will be responsible for obtaining and maintaining licenses, permits, and registrations required for operation of the organization's retail convenience stores/travel centers. 25 days PTO Medical Dental Vision 401k 100% Match Up To 6%The job requirements include, but are not limited to:The Associate Counsel must be licensed to practice law in Texas or be licensed in another state and be eligible to become licensed in Texas within one year The Associate Counsel must have attended law school and must possess a doctor of jurisprudenceMinimum of 2 years of relevant legal experience is preferredProficient skill level with Microsoft Applications is requiredProficient skill level with Lexis and Westlaw is requiredPrior experience working as an in–house attorney is preferredPrior experience with dispute and litigation matters, and with drafting, reviewing, and negotiating agreements, is preferredBuc–ee's, Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity EmployerThe job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:Assist with the management of IP for the CompanyProvide support with respect to trademark filings, disputes, and lawsuitsWork on dispute and litigation matters, including investigation, pleadings, motions, discovery, hearings, trials, and appealsNegotiate contracts and offer legal counsel on contracts, agreements, and processes and procedures to facilitate implementation of commercial agreements and their enforcementWork, as requested, on real estate matters for the CompanyAssist other attorneys in the legal department with a variety of mattersCollaborate with all departments to deliver timely and responsive legal servicesMaintain familiarity with current and proposed laws and regulations and case guidance involving all assigned mattersResearch specific legal issues and share results with the legal teamResearch and identify licenses, permits, and registrations (e.g., business licenses, alcohol licenses, health and food service permits, cigarette and tobacco licenses, fuel and other weights/measures/metering permits and registrations) required in various jurisdictions for the operation of the Company s retail convenience stores/travel centersResearch laws, regulatory requirements, and guidelines relevant to required operational licenses, permits, and registrationsCoordinate with corporate and store employees, as well as third party consultants and counsel, concerning operational licenses, permits, and registrationsGather and obtain information for, and prepare applications and conduct other necessary actions for, operational licenses, permits, and registrationsWork directly with relevant authorities to obtain and maintain/renew, licenses, permits, and registrationsGather and obtain information for insurance policy applications and renewalsMaintain organized files and track critical deadlines for a variety of mattersFile documents and electronic data into databasesUtilize software to obtain signatures on electronic documentsReturn phone calls and emailsSetup and preparation of meetingsMaintain confidentialityPerform other duties as required and/or assignedEmployee must be able to perform essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation