Posted: Oct 25, 2019

Corporate Counsel

Full Time/Benefits
Salaried position
Please include salary requirements when applying, in order to be considered.

Playhouse Square is looking for an individual who has excellent communication skills, computer skills and contract experience to take on the role of Corporate Counsel. 

  • Responsible for all aspects of contract review, preparation, and approval to ensure contracts are efficiently and properly utilized by administrative staff.  At the direction of the General Counsel, ensure that all executed contracts meet sound business practices, statutory requirements, spending limits, sufficient insurance coverage, and internal guidelines and procedures.  Responsible for maintaining electronic files of all corporate contracts.
  • Responsible for the preparation, review, and execution of all office building leases and amendments, and other real estate documents as directed.
  • Provide technical assistance to administrative staff regarding contractual matters and questions; assist General Counsel in the management of contract disputes and resolution.
  • Responsible for the preparation of Board Resolutions.  Work with the General Counsel to review and update corporate documents, as needed.  Conduct regular analysis of all business functions to ensure compliance with the Foundation’s tax exempt status requirements.
  • At the direction of the General Counsel oversee the bidding, procurement, and administration of the Foundation’s corporate insurance program, including general liability, property, excess umbrella, auto, director & officers, employment practices, and other additional insurance products.


  • Juris doctor degree required.  Active Ohio License required.
  • Minimum of five years in the practice of law.  Contract experience preferred.
  • Excellent computer and analytical skills.
  • Flexible, outgoing, people-oriented person, with outstanding interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.


Playhouse Square is proud to have been recognized for 10 consecutive years as one of Cleveland’s Top Workplaces by The Plain Dealer, a recognition based solely on surveys completed by our employees.

Playhouse Square offers an attractive and comprehensive benefit package to employees that provides exceptional coverage.

This package includes:

  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • LongTerm Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Wellness Program
  • Discounted Parking


In order to apply, please submit a resume along with a cover letter including salary requirements to one of the following:

E-mail to [email protected]

Fax to 216-771-0217


Playhouse Square
Human Resources Department
1501 Euclid Avenue, Suite 200
Cleveland, OH 44115