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Atlas Copco North America LLC located in Parsippany NJ is the holding company for the United States entities of Atlas Copco AB of Stockholm, Sweden. Atlas Copco is a world leading provider of industrial productivity solutions, including compressed air and gas equipment, generators, construction and mining equipment, industrial tools, assembly systems, vacuum solutions, and related aftermarket services and equipment rental.
Reporting to the Vice President and General Counsel the Americas and Australia, Atlas Copco North America LLC seeks a Corporate Counsel generalist with a minimum of ten years legal background, ideally gained through a combination of law firm and in-house law department experience, primarily counseling on commercial contracts and cross-border transactions in industrial equipment, and providing legal support in distributor relations, anti-trust, bankruptcy, corporate governance, employment, environmental, intellectual and product liability, marketing, mergers and acquisitions, Uniform Commercial Code, and warranty matters.
Exercise sound legal judgment through interaction, so operations make sound business decisions.
Draft, review, revise and negotiate terms and conditions on a broad range of commercial documents and contracts/agreements (e.g. sale, service, supply, purchase, distribution, lease, warranty, indemnification), ensuring that the writings appropriately address business and legal needs.
Listen carefully, work cooperatively and establish strong relationships with diverse stakeholders and operating unit leaders committed to innovation.
Manage the activities of outside counsel, ensuring the delivery of quality service at a cost that is reasonable and appropriate.
Work on, and from time to time lead, in assigned projects affecting Atlas Copco North America as well as other Atlas Copco Group companies.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Juris Doctorate Degree from an American Bar Association accredited institution
Admitted to practice, and in continuous good standing, in at least one State, and able to qualify (if not already) for the in-house license in New Jersey
Ability to travel by air, car or rail domestically and globally
Be ethically goal oriented
Interact cooperatively, timely and effectively with others
Write and speak understandably and succinctly about complex matters
Strong research skills and attention to detail
Microsoft Word, Outlook and Sharepoint proficiency
Prioritize tasks in a changing environment
Take initiative and work independently
Be committed to client productivity
Influence and inspire others
Demonstrate emotional intelligence
Work in a team environment
Be results oriented
Possess a sense of humor
Qualified candidates should email their cover letter, salary requirements and resume to Parsippany.HR@us.atlascopco.com no later than Monday March 6, 2017.
Atlas Copco North America LLC is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state and local fair employment practices laws. Atlas Copco North America LLC strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex, gender (including gender nonconformity and status as a transgender or transsexual individual), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, past, current or prospective service in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.
Atlas Copco is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions. We serve customers in more than 180 countries with products and service focused on productivity, energy efficiency, safety and ergonomics.