ACC is committed to compliance with all applicable equal employment laws. ACC In-house Jobline listings may not explicitly or implicitly discriminate on the basis of any prohibited factor.
Listings on the ACC In-house Jobline are for in-house attorney positions only. While we do not accept non-attorney corporate job listings, if you are hiring a corporate legal operations professional, contact LawDepartmentOps@ACC.com. By posting a job on the ACC In-house Jobline or using the service as a job seeker, you are agreeing to comply with our Terms and Conditions, including those relating to discrimination. The system administrator may delete postings, which do not comply. Employer postings removed by ACC are not subject to refund.
We are very interested in your thoughts as we continue to develop the ACC In-House Jobline to better serve your needs. If you have questions about ACC In-house Jobline, please call our helpdesk at: 1-888-491-8833 Ext. 1125 (Extension Required).
YKK Corporation of America is seeking a corporate attorney with 5-7 years of corporate legal experience in a law firm and/or in-house corporate legal department for its in-house legal department in Marietta, Georgia. YKK Corporation of America is the U.S. subsidiary of YKK Corporation in Japan, a global manufacturer of zippers and other fastening products, as well as windows and other architectural products. YKK Corporation of America is also the parent company for all of YKK’s operations in the U.S., Mexico, and Central America. This position will provide legal support primarily for YKK’s operations in the U.S., and will involve partnering with and advising business teams on a variety of commercial transactions and legal issues. This position will report to the Chief Legal Counsel.
Draft, review and revise supplier agreements and other commercial agreements
Draft, review, and negotiate various types of contracts
Conduct legal research regarding product safety statutes and regulations and other applicable laws and regulations and advise management and sales team regarding legal and regulatory compliance
Assist in the resolution of disputes and other pre-litigation matters
Provide legal advice to management within the company and its domestic and international subsidiaries on various matters, such as antitrust, corporate governance, patent and trademark, legal and regulatory compliance, commercial and corporate transactions, advertising, products liability, sales agreements, and trade regulations.
Work with and monitor outside legal counsel
J.D. degree from accredited U.S. law school with excellent academic credentials
Licensed to practice law in the State of Georgia, including membership in the State Bar of Georgia
5-7 years experience practicing law in a law firm and/or corporate legal department
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent research and writing skills
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Knowledge of Intellectual Property law a plus, but not required.
About YKK Corporation of America
In North and Central America, YKK® brand fastening products and YKK AP® brand architectural products are manufactured and supported by the more than 2,400 employees of YKK NCA Group, the individual companies of which operate under the leadership and guidance of YKK Corporation of America.
Located in Marietta, Georgia, YKK Corporation of America is the western hemisphere parent of YKK Corporation’s North and Central America Group. Geographically, this Group consists of 12 dynamic operating companies spread across five time zones covering Canada, the U.S., Mexico, Central America and Colombia, South America. YKK first entered the United States as a zipper distributor in 1960, set up a sales office in Atlanta in 1970, and in 1972 purchased 54 acres in Macon, GA and was one of the first Japanese companies to set up operations in Georgia.
YKK Corporation of America provides professional guidance to these companies in the form of corporate development, corporate MIS, corporate communications, general affairs, benefits and compensation, finance and accounting, risk management, legal coordination and corporate purchasing.