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Griffin Media General Counsel

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OKC Griffin Media Center - Oklahoma City, OK
Full Time
Graduate Degree


A General Counsel at Griffin Media helps drive the Ideal Team Player culture.

Job Summary: The General Counsel serves as the chief legal officer of the company, providing expert legal advice and guidance to senior management and overseeing all legal matters pertaining to the organization. This role requires a strategic thinker with a comprehensive understanding of corporate law, regulatory compliance, and risk management.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Legal Strategy: Develop and implement legal strategies aligned with the company's objectives and risk tolerance.
  • Corporate Governance: Ensure compliance with corporate governance principles and regulatory requirements.
  • Contracts: Review contracts, agreements, and other legal documents to protect the company's interests.
  • Risk Management:  Identify legal risks and implement measures to mitigate them.
  • Litigation Management:  Manage legal disputes, including litigation, arbitration, and regulatory.
  • Intellectual Property: Protect and enforce the company's intellectual property rights.
  • Employment Law:  Advise on employment law matters, including employee relations, policies, and compliance.
  • Compliance:  Establish and maintain compliance programs to ensure adherence to relevant laws and regulations.
  • Mergers & Acquisitions:  Provide legal support for mergers, acquisitions, and other corporate transactions.
  • Ethics and Integrity:  Promote a culture of ethical behavior and integrity throughout the organization.
  • External Relationships:  Manage relationships with external legal counsel, regulators, and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned, including driving an automobile for company business.

Job Schedule: This is a full-time, exempt position primarily working 40+ hours per week.


Essential Qualities:

  • Humble: A habit of sharing successes, putting the team first, and working for the good of the team. A “we” not “me” attitude. The ability to give and receive constructive criticism. Observe and employ the Golden Rule.
  • Hungry: Exhibit a strong work ethic, drive, and willingness to take initiative.
  • Smart: The virtue of being interpersonally smart about the interactions and relationships of those you encounter.
  • Positive Attitude: Exhibited by focusing on opportunities not problems, see the glass as half-full not half-empty.
  • Sense of Urgency: How we react and respond.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Admission to the Oklahoma bar.
  • 10 years of experience practicing law, with a focus on corporate or commercial law
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strategic thinker and collaborative.
  • Comfortable making difficult decisions.
  • Business acumen – ability to understand what drives the business.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation abilities.
  • Must have, or be able to obtain, a valid Oklahoma driver’s license and have a driving record acceptable to the company.
  • Ability to perform other job-related duties as assigned.
  • Capable of handling the physical and mental requirements including:
    • ability to verbally communicate in English
    • ability to read computer monitor information (words and data)
    • ability to hear detailed spoken word
    • ability to remain sedentary and to travel to work location
    • ability to perform manual dexterity tasks with hands, fingers
    • ability to analyze data, concentrate, reason, and write
    • ability to perform under emotional stress
    • ability to lift 10 pounds unaided

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.