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).
Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for Legal Counsel, M&A/Corporate Governance.
What You Will Do
Subject Matter Expertise:
Assist in development of business and deal strategy for global M&A transactions and advise management regarding transaction risks, requirements and status
Support all aspects of global M&A transactions including negotiation, diligence and closing
Advise management on legal issues under federal securities law, compliance with NYSE listing standards, Delaware law, corporate governance regulations, and company policies
Prepare/review SEC filings and other disclosures
Support corporate finance/treasury transactions
Partner with and provide legal support to the Corporate Strategy and Business Development function in connection with M&A opportunities and competitive intelligence initiatives.
Advise and collaborate with Corporate Center functions including Finance, Treasury, Risk Management, Investor Relations, HR/Benefits, and Executive Compensation groups in connection with corporate legal matters.
Assist in development of processes and tools to drive quality and efficiency for key workstreams
Develop and administer effective legal training and practical guidelines to business partners in the areas of confidentiality, antitrust, corporate governance, contracts, and other relevant areas
Qualifications - What You Need To Succeed
Law Degree required
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills in order to inspire followership globally
Strong judgment and attention to confidentiality in sensitive situations
Ability to resolve issues effectively, diplomatically and efficiently
At least three(3) years of M&A transactions experience, with specific experience in public and private transactions preferred and securities law and corporate governance issues
Superior intellect, with the ability to think critically and make clear and well-reasoned decisions; ability to see and handle more than the legal issues of a project; strong, pragmatic business acumen with the ability to recognize the business consequences of legal advice; a strategic and innovative thinker who can bring value to his or her clients and find creative solutions to complex legal problems
Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate (both orally and in writing) and interact effectively at all levels of an organization; ability to identify critical issues and convey them in a manner that is useful to the client
Process/Project Management Skills:
Ability to prioritize and manage a large volume of concurrent projects
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 29001
About Whirlpool Corporation
About Whirlpool Corporation Whirlpool is the industry leader in the manufacturing and marketing of home appliances. Whirlpool is a global company and markets Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Amana, Brastemp, Bauknecht, Consul and other major brand names in more than 170 countries around the world. Whirlpool is a company that creates innovative solutions and products to meet consumer needs. As a result, we have been recognized as one of the world's 100 most innovative companies by Business Week magazine and the Boston Consulting Group. Additionally, Whirlpool Corporation was ranked among the Top 20 Innovators in Consumer Products by The Patent Board and has been consistently ranked as one of the Top 20 Companies for Leaders by Hewitt Associates and Fortune magazine. Our unique business strategy provides us with an unmatched leadership position and ability to build and sustain loyalty to our brands. Our strategy allows us to move with greater speed to better serve our trade customers and end consumers around the globe.