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Compliance, Corporate Generalist, General Commercial/Contracts
Our client, a fast growing electronic cigarette company is seeking a Corporate Counsel who will advise the company’s business units on all legal matters affecting the US tobacco business with the aim of achieving corporate/commercial objectives in a matter that ensures compliance with the law and appropriate management of legal risk. This new role is based in New Jersey and will be responsible for:
Advising on all challenging and complex matters including commercial law and instructing external counsel and advisors where necessary
Building and maintaining strong working relationships within the Market, Region and HQ, and understanding in full business needs and strategic plans so as to provide pro-active and valued advice and to enable the company to operate in a manner that is compliant with all applicable laws and regulations.
Provision of advice to business to ensure compliance of Logic products’ packaging layouts / marketing materials / consumer programs with the applicable legal requirements, federal and state law as well as company policy.
Negotiate and draft commercial agreements, counsel internal business clients and work closely with HR on employment matters
Govern and manage relationships with external legal advisors including management of legal budgets
Ensure the timely and efficient management of litigation instituted by or against the company
What our client is looking for:
JD from accredited law school or equivalent education; admission to a state bar (with the ability to become licensed as in-house counsel in NJ if not otherwise licensed in NJ)
6+ years of practice in a top law firm or both in a top law firm and in-house
Fluency in English with excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills: negotiation / relationship building skills
A proven self-starter
Creative problem solver
Positive attitude/Team Player
Strong personal values
What our client is offering:
A Challenging and fun employee environment with a competitive benefits package, including:
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