Northrop Grumman Corporate Counsel in Redondo Beach, California

Our Office of the General Counsel is currently seeking a Corporate Counsel for program operations support at the Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (NGAS) sector in Redondo Beach, CA. Said Corporate Counsel will be responsible for providing broad based legal counsel to programs and business pursuits at NGAS.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring that effective legal counsel is provided to NGAS business partners in connection with currently existing domestic and foreign programs and business capture pursuits.

  • Drafting and negotiation of commercial and government contracts including teaming agreements, contracts and subcontracts.

  • Collaborating with embedded specialist counsel and corporate function counsel in connection with NGAS matters.

  • Advising NGAS executives on a variety of legal and ethical issues.

  • Assisting litigation and investigations counsel in connection with NGAS matters.

  • Effectively managing outside counsel when necessary.

  • Supervising paralegals and administrative assistants


Basic Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctorate and active state bar membership.

  • A minimum of 10 years of directly related broad based experience in a law firm or as in-house counsel.

  • Experience in drafting, negotiating, reviewing and evaluating major contracts.

  • Position requires a Government sponsored-security clearance and/or access, which the selected candidate must be able to obtain and retain.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must be able to manage and work well with others and assist with special projects assigned by the NGAS Sector Counsel or the General Counsel.

  • Superior oral and written communications skills.

  • Exceptional integrity, outstanding analytical skills and strategic thinking, exceptional judgment and a record of managing complex legal matters.

  • Exceptional ability for collaboration, team work and motivation of others through thought leadership.

  • Demonstrated ability to balance multiple, complex and competing priorities; organize and lead teams; utilize diplomacy, program management and interpersonal skills to accomplish objectives; and partner with other organizations and councils, both inside and outside the company.

  • Experience in US government contracting.

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