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Estimated Pay $59 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Cedar Hill, Tennessee

About this job

What we offer

  • Excellent health benefits plan, which includes medical, vision and dental options
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Company profit sharing plan
  • Generous paid time-off and paid holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • Company-paid mental health benefit through Headspace
  • 2 free on-site fitness rooms
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Personal and professional development program

Job Summary

Reporting to the Chief Legal Officer, the Assistant General Counsel will assist in managing a variety of general corporate legal and risk management tasks with an emphasis on franchise law and major client national account program contract negotiations (insurance carrier national accounts, commercial accounts and governmental accounts). In addition, this position will assist in monitoring and assuring compliance with franchise registration and disclosure laws in the U.S. and Canada and will support the franchise sales and development team to ensure franchise sales compliance. Other duties include enforcing existing contracts, supervising franchise breaches, terminations, and collections.

This position will also provide a wide variety of legal services and support and partner with other attorneys and support staff in the legal department.

You will

  • Manage and perform client national account program contract review, negotiations and drafting. Primarily insurance carrier national accounts, commercial accounts and governmental account contracts, as well as major corporate contracts.
  • Ensure franchise registrations are updated and filed in a timely manner with each respective state requiring disclosure.
  • Confirm compliance with FDD requirements adhered to and updated FDD prepared and ready for distribution by March 31st of each year.
  • Verify in-house materials and training explaining franchise disclosure laws, requirements and changes thereto are kept current on an on-going basis.
  • Validate compliance with franchise legal and regulatory matters, including state relationship laws.
  • Ensure compliance with all disclosure and timing requirements.
  • Monitor licensing of new franchises and franchise license agreement changes.
  • Assist in preparation of franchise documents, working with the franchise development division and legal department personnel.
  • Draft and/or review all other agreements and legal documents, as required, or requested.

You have

  • Law degree and license in the State of Tennessee or covered under current state license reciprocity.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak the English language proficiently.
  • Minimum of five years franchise law experience with a law firm or in-house legal department.
  • Experience preparing franchise disclosure documents, state registrations and renewals, modifying franchise documents, developing agreements and vendor/ supplier agreements, enforcement of system standards, defaults and terminations, as well as traditional and alternative dispute resolution.
  • Experience with negotiations of national accounts contracts with large commercial or insurance carrier parties.

About SERVPRO

For more than 50 years, SERVPRO® has been a trusted leader in fire and water cleanup and restoration services, mold mitigation, construction, biohazard and pathogen remediation throughout the United States and Canada. Our 2,200+ individually owned and operated franchises are supported by our dedicated headquarters team. We strive to cultivate a professional community that respects and celebrates the things that make us unique, the things we share, and the collaborative spirit we bring to the work we pursue together.

SERVPRO is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran or disability status.