Corporate Counsel

Bojangles’ Restaurants, Inc. is a highly differentiated and growing restaurant operator and franchisor dedicated to serving customers high-quality, craveable food made from its Southern recipes. Founded in 1977 in Charlotte, N.C., Bojangles’ serves menu items such as delicious, famous chicken, made-from-scratch buttermilk biscuits, flavorful fixin’s and Legendary Iced Tea®. As of June 25, 2017, Bojangles’ had 740 system-wide restaurants, of which 314 were company-operated and 426 were franchised restaurants, primarily located in the Southeastern United States. For more information, visit www.bojangles.com.

Overview:
We are seeking an experienced and energetic Corporate Counsel. This position will provide day-to-day legal support to our cross-functional business units, including but not limited to supply chain, marketing, analytics, human resources, regulatory and IT. The position requires a highly skilled attorney who will be responsible for assisting on various legal matters.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
• Draft, review, revise and negotiate various legal documents in various areas of contract and commercial law, including but not limited to distribution/supply chain, IT and software licensing agreements, advertising compliance rules, regulations and agreements, employment matters and EEOC responses
• Handle complex legal matters, analyze legal (and business, where applicable) issues.
• Regulatory matters, including updates to Franchise Disclosure Document, legal review of SBA documents and franchise documents.
• Build relationships with business partners with diplomacy and by providing insightful, timely, pragmatic and proactive counsel with very limited supervision.
• Prepare, initiate, advocate and efficiently present legal points and recommendations to business partners to represent them as legal counsel.
• Effectively manage outside counsel and general litigation.
• Manage portfolio of trademarks (local and international).

Qualifications:
• J.D. from an ABA accredited law school.
• Admission in good standing to a State bar (preferably North Carolina).
• 4-6 years of applicable transactional/corporate legal experience.
• Law firm experience required, additional in-house experience preferred. Emphasis on commercial law and technology.
• Working knowledge of data privacy and compliance experience are both preferred.
• Excellent analytical, oral and written communication skills and attention to detail.
• Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time in a dynamic environment.
• Ability to work independently to assess and resolve legal issues.
• Ability to synthesize complex legal concepts and explain them simply and concisely to various levels of management.

To apply:
Submit resume for consideration to jobs@bojangles.com.

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