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Summer 2019 Law Clerk Intern

Flexsteel Industries, Inc, Dubuque, IA

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Flexsteel Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLXS) is a publicly traded furniture company located in Dubuque, Iowa. This law clerk position will allow a second-year law student to gain exposure to the role of in-house counsel for a public company with multiple US jurisdictions. The internship will be project based, but will also feature research, drafting, and interaction within a business setting, all without billable hours.

Primary function of the job: To assist Flexsteel’s Legal Department in executing project-based work for business units and departments. The job will entail working with Flexsteel’s In-House Corporate Counsel and Paralegal on corporate legal initiatives, including, but not limited to:

  • Contract Management Project. Work with Flexsteel’s paralegal and business units to implement the contract management system.
  • Contract Management Playbook. As part of the contract management project, assist In-House Corporate Counsel on creating standardized contracts for frequent transactions, along with preferred terms and conditions for business units. Assist In-House Counsel in organizing training for business units.
  • Securities Law- assist in review and drafting the Company’s 10-K and Proxy Statement.
  • Corporate governance matters- annual review of Flexsteel Committee Charters, Director & Officer Questionnaire, and as directed by the Corporate Secretary, draft Corporate Governance Guidelines and other policies. Receive exposure to investor relations aspects of a public company.
  • Human Resources and training assistance. Work with In-House Counsel and the Human Resources Department in conducting employment law research across multi-state Flexsteel jurisdictions.


  • Recognizes and values customers and fellow associates by:
    A) working to meet clearly stated internal customer requirements
    B) looking for opportunities to improve work processes
  • Regular daily attendance is required. Eight hours per day, or as directed by supervisor, is required.
  • Conforms to the dress code, the workspace, and the building guidelines, as well as all other company policies.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Second year of law school completed with coursework emphasis on transactional/corporate law.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • High level of professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Attention to detail and excellent research skills.
  • Excellent writing and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to convey legal research and analysis into easily understandable memorandums and training presentations.
  • Internally motivated with a strong work ethic.
  • Ability to work independently, but also as part of a team on collaborative projects.
  • Please provide the following: cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, and writing sample.

Flexsteel Industries, Inc. offers a competitive salary, along with an excellent full-time benefits package, paid holidays, a friendly, supportive work environment, Flexsteel furniture discounts, and professional growth opportunities. EEO/AA Employer Disabled/Veteran

Application Instructions:
Please apply online at http://www.flexsteel.com/about-us/careers

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ID 551267
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
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