Corporate Counsel

Glendale Heights, IL 60139

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Other Professional Job Number: Ca493128816 Compensation: $90000-100000 / year

Job Description

Overview: Sterling has helped build careers for thousands of professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process, and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

Title: Corporate Counsel-Contracts

Location: Glendale Heights, IL 60139

Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Summary:

  • This position primarily performs various legal tasks, including contract review and negotiation.
  • Responsibilities include assisting in reviewing legal documents, including notices, contracts, and correspondence, and accurately managing the calendar of corresponding due dates/deadlines.
  • Counsels, coordinates and collects information for existing legal projects efficiently.
  • Develops a thorough understanding of all aspects of the legal department’s work and its organizational context.
  • Prepares legal documents, drafts contracts, reviews forms, and negotiates agreements.
  • Provides detailed contract analysis and feedback to managers, with recommendations for negotiation and execution.
  • Trains managers in contract review practices, key contract concepts, and negotiation practices.
  • Reviews all existing contracts with consulting firms to determine and evaluate continuity.
  • Administers and coordinates contract management of group companies
  • Performs legal research supporting General Counsel on various legal issues.
  • Supports the legal specialist in tracking and sending notifications for general legal deadlines (renewals, terminations, deliverable dates).
  • Handles special projects, as requested by General Counsel, in areas such as compliance, internal controls, risk mitigation, and training development.
  • Works with non-citizen employees and General Affairs to assist them with various needs.
  • Identifies hidden legal risks of all entities and takes action in advance to reduce liability and mitigate potential legal problems involving the companies.



  • Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school and at least two (2) years of work experience at a law firm or in-house. 
  • License active and in good standing to practice law in the state of Illinois


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

Meet Your Recruiter

Sabrina Herrera

Sabrina Herrera is a seasoned Technical Recruiter with a knack for establishing genuine connections with candidates and continuously expanding her expertise in various roles and industries. With one year of dedicated service at Sterling and an impressive 15-year journey in the recruiting arena, Sabrina has become a respected figure in talent acquisition.

As a Technical Recruiter, Sabrina's ability to build strong relationships with candidates sets her apart. She values the opportunity to understand each individual's unique strengths, aspirations, and career goals, ensuring she can guide them toward the most suitable and fulfilling opportunities.

Having spent 15 years in the recruiting domain, Sabrina's experience spans diverse industries and roles. She embraces the challenges of exploring new fields, consistently striving to expand her knowledge and expertise. Her dedication to continuous learning allows her to stay at the forefront of emerging trends and best practices in the recruitment landscape.

Sabrina advises fellow professionals to cultivate a curious mindset and actively seek new challenges and projects that push the boundaries of their abilities. Embracing the unknown and venturing into uncharted territories can lead to personal and professional growth, ultimately elevating one's effectiveness in the field of recruitment.

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