Job Title: In-House Legal Counsel

Department: Legal

Reports to: VP of Legal and Regulatory Compliance 



This is an onsite position located in Champaign, IL 

The In-House Legal Counsel is responsible for the management of the contracting process with our multi-family clients, advising senior members of our management team on other corporate legal matters, other projects as needed and assigned by the company.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Facilitate the acquisition of permits and licenses required for various projects and activities, including but not limited to construction permits, environmental permits, business licenses, and zoning permits.
  • Draft, review, and analyze board materials, resolutions, bylaws, and corporate policies to ensure compliance with legal requirements and best practices.
  • Attend board meetings, committee meetings, and shareholder meetings as needed to provide legal advice and facilitate effective decision-making processes.
  • Negotiating, writing, and executing agreements and contracts on behalf of the company.
  • Advising on contract status, legal risks, and legal liabilities associated with corporate transactions.
  • Managing and mitigating legal risks by designing and implementing company policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring compliance with all laws and regulations that apply to the business.
  • Promoting legal, compliance, and risk management best practice throughout the company.
  • Communicating with and managing any third-party bodies such as external counsel or auditors.
  • Staying up to date with changes to legislation, particularly in relation to laws, rules and regulations that directly affect your business and specific industry.
  • Liaising with senior members of staff.
  • Working alongside other departments within the company.
  • Providing training to the company on legal topics.


  • JD from an accredited law school
  • Bar membership in good standing
  • Five (5) + years of experience gained in a large law firm and/or in-house with major firm preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate with others at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong negotiating skills with both legal and financial/commercial issues.
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships within the organization’s legal department and across all businesses.
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.
  • Strong capacity for leadership.
  • Computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office products and CRM.

 Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit for prolonged periods.
  • Ability to lift up to 15 lbs.

About us: 

Come join our rapidly growing team! Pavlov Media is a dynamic company that has been building great networks for over 30 years and has been named by The Silicon Review as one of the 50 Best Companies to watch! Headquartered in Champaign, Illinois, we’re one of the nation’s largest private providers of broadband services, serving communities in 44 US states.

We offer a competitive benefits package which includes:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance on day one
  • 3 weeks of PTO
  • 15 company paid holidays
  • 401K with Company match
  • Tuition/professional development reimbursement


Pavlov Media is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with applicable law, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran or military status, race, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application process, read more about requesting accommodations.

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