Contract Attorney
Clean Harbors Environmental Services 243 reviews - Norwell, MA
Full-time, Contract

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Job Description:
The Clean Harbors Legal team is growing! We are in a
search for two contracts attorney. This is an excellent
opportunity for someone with their JD and who recently
was admitted to the bar OR a new graduate, but must be
pending the November announcement to the state bar. Join
a 3.5B publically traded company with 15,000 employees.
Located in Norwell, you can launch and grow your career
with Clean Harbors without daily fighting the Boston
The Contract Attorney is responsible to provide legal
service and counsel on business activities conducted by
the company to members of senior and legal department
management, with primary concentration on contract
negotiations, while working closely with management,
sales, and operations personnel to advise and counsel
Clean Harbors is the leading provider of environmental,
energy and industrial services throughout North America.
The Company serves a diverse customer base, including a
majority of the Fortune 500 companies, thousands of
smaller private entities and numerous federal, state,
provincial and local governmental agencies. Through its
Safety-Kleen subsidiary, Clean Harbors also is a premier
provider of used oil recycling and re-refining, parts
washers and environmental services for the small
quantity generator market.
Headquartered in Norwell, Massachusetts, Clean Harbors
has waste disposal facilities and service locations
throughout the United States and Canada, as well as
Mexico and Puerto Rico
  • Manage a contract review process including
participation in the setting of policies and procedures
  • Negotiate, draft and review various agreements
(including customer and vendor contracts) and proposals
for Company operations in US and Canada
  • Review and assist Company personnel in addressing bid
and contract disputes, draft correspondence to customers
related to bid and contract disputes and advise sales
and operations personnel on risks associated with
projects and how to structure contracts to minimize risk
  • Conduct phone and live training to Company personnel
on contract policies and review procedures. Provide
training, guidance and feedback to coworkers in contract
review procedure and best practices
  • Monitor, manage and modify contracts on a regular
basis taking into account changes to the law, industry
and/or business practice. Periodically review and revise
Company standard contracts and draft contracts for
specific situations where a Company standard agreement
cannot be use or is not applicable
  • Draft, review and negotiate access agreements for
access to third party sites
  • Assist with management of environmental matters
  • Review auditor information requests for environmental
  • Review and advise Company personnel on environmental
disputes with third parties, correspond with outside
counsel on such disputes
  • Review notices of violation issued by regulatory
authorities, work with Company personnel and/or outside
counsel to respond to and defend against the same.
Review document requests made by regulatory authorities
or other third parties and compile responses to the same
  • Anticipate and guard against legal risks involving the
  • Respond to calls made to Company's ethics hotline and
investigate allegations where appropriate
  • Prepare and submit annual disclosure statements in
order to maintain various company permits and/or
licenses. Provide guidance and assistance to compliance
personnel with license applications, permit applications
and/or security clearance documents
  • Coordinate annual submission of ethics adherence
statements as required by Clean Harbors' policy and
review potential conflicts disclosed in annual
  • Review and revise Clean Harbors' Record Retention
Schedule and Policy and advise employees as to
application of Schedule and Policy
  • Performs other duties and tasks as assigned from time
to time by management and will be required by the needs
of the Clean Harbors business
  • Ensures Health and Safety is the number one goal by
following policies, processes, and acting in a safe
manner at all times
JD and admitted to a state bar
New graduates considered, but must be pending November
announcement to state bar
JD and admitted to a state bar
New graduates considered, but must be pending November
announcement to state bar
1-2 years experience nice, but not required.
Corporate, commercial and contractual legal practice
Admitted to the Bar (Preferably Massachusetts) or
pending November announcement
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, writing and
communication skill
  • Strong PC skills, knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook
a plus
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
and/or ongoing direction
  • Willingness to perform infrequent travel as and when
  • Able to perform multiple task
  • Able to work with short lead time
  • Able to meet tight deadline
  • Knowledge of Westlaw a plus
  • Sitting, acuity, speaking and listening
  • Standing, grasping and reaching
  • Walking, stooping and crouching
  • Lifting, pulling and/or pushing or carrying up to 10
The above statements are intended to describe the
general nature and complexity of the work being
performed by personnel assigned to this classification,
and do not represent an exhaustive list of all tasks,
duties, and responsibilities required of personnel
assigned to this position. It does not prescribe or
restrict the work that may be assigned.
Clean Harbors is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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# of Openings : 2
Req. Code : 29916
Offer Relocation : No

About this company
243 reviews
Clean Harbors is North America’s leading and most trusted provider of energy/industrial, environmental and hazardous waste management...