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The Senior Attorney will provide legal support and counseling for Honda’s regulatory compliance functions, especially the company’s compliance with the laws and regulations administered by the U.S. Department of Transportation (“US DOT”), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“US EPA”), and California Air Resources Board (“CARB”).
Ensuring the company is aware of impending changes and developments in its government compliance obligations, particularly, in the areas of emissions and fuel economy.
Work closely with the company’s engineering and quality groups to ensure timely compliance with reporting and other requirements with regard to emissions, fuel economy, and other regulatory areas administered by the US DOT, US EPA, and CARB (as well as other state agencies, as applicable). T
Provide advice in these areas and to interact directly with federal and state regulators as appropriate, as well as to support Honda’s government relations team on federal and state policy issues related to emissions and fuel economy.
Represent Honda on relevant working groups of Global Automakers or other trade associations, as needs dictate
Provide day to day legal support and counseling to internal clients regarding government and regulatory compliance, especially with regard to US DOT , US EPA, and CARB
Ensure that internal clients are aware of impending changes in regulations and laws that affect the company’s business operations and reporting obligations
Counsel business units on litigation and government reporting risks, as necessary Represent Honda on trade association working groups
Manage the defense of lawsuits and other litigation matters as needed, with the potential to get involved in other matters affecting the company’s business operations
Manage the defense of regulatory investigations and litigation, including class actions, relating to emissions, fuel economy, and related matters
Work with paralegals, engineers, and other internal business units
Work with outside counsel and leading teams of attorneys to develop case strategy
Interface with and maintain excellent relationships with government agencies and outside counsel
Handle other matters as team needs dictate
JD. from an ABA accredited law school
7 to 10 years litigation experience, including significant leadership roles in regulatory matters and/or litigated cases, in particular class actions and/or product liability cases
At least 10 years major law firm and/or similar in-house experience defending environmental and/or product related matters and/or working with government agencies
Familiarity with emissions and fuel economy laws and regulations and other motor vehicle laws and regulations, both at federal and state levels, is preferable California State Bar admittance or eligible for admission to the California State Bar
Excellent communication and negotiation skills
Good people management skills
Self-starter, accustomed to handling assignments and cases with relative independence
Experience managing multi-party disputes
Skilled and comfortable in working with engineers and other professional non-legal personnel
American Honda Motor Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.
With locations throughout the United States, American Honda Motor Co., Inc is the driving force behind the sales, marketing, service and distribution operations for Honda’s full line of automobiles, motorcycles, engines, marine engines and power equipment products. Our story began in 1959 as a local motorcycle sales subsidiary in Los Angeles, Calif. This was Honda’s first locally incorporated overseas venture and just the beginning of our American dream.