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Spectrum Brands utilizes a Shared Services model that enables resources to be leveraged across the organization. The Shared Services team is made up of information technology, human resources, indirect sourcing, finance & accounting professionals that support all business units. Shared services teams are headquartered in Middleton, Wisconsin but have members across the country.
Spectrum Brands is seeking a corporate generalist to focus on M&A, corporate and securities law issues at the corporate offices located in Middleton, Wisconsin. The position will report to the Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary.
Provide legal support for all corporate and transactional matters, including acquisitions and divestitures, capital market transactions, financings and commercial agreements.
Provide support on all aspects of securities law, regulatory, and compliance matters for a public company, including: 1934 Act reporting, 1933 Act offerings, NYSE compliance, public disclosure requirements, insider trading policies and reporting, corporate governance matters, and general corporate transactions.
Assist the General Counsel in preparation of: minutes and resolutions for the Board of Directors and its Committees, written consents, and materials for regular and special meetings of the Board and its Committees.
Demonstrate fluency in the Company’s businesses and support the General Counsel in a broad array of business and legal issues.
Support business development activities, including confidentiality agreements, letters of intent, acquisition or sale agreements, and joint ventures.
Juris Doctor from an ABA accredited law school, license to practice and in good standing in one or more states.
Excellent academic credentials preferred.
Strong knowledge of corporate and securities law.
3-5 years of experience practicing law in corporate and securities. Experience at a top tier law firm preferred
This role requires a corporate attorney with sound business and legal judgment and strategic thinking abilities.
A background in corporate law, including securities filings, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, and commercial contract negotiation.
Willingness to be flexible and adaptive and demonstrate the ability to operate in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
Demonstrated ability to negotiate and implement legal strategies in order to meet business goals.
Manage legal matters in a manner that protects the best interests of the company, as well as the company’s integrity, reputation, assets, and officers, directors and employees, while ensuring the company operates in compliance with all laws and regulations.
Maintain the highest standards of ethics and professional integrity.
Ability to manage a large number and variety of projects.
Outstanding communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with executives and all levels within the organization.
Exhibit initiative and assertiveness in obtaining information needed to proceed with projects with minimal supervision.
The ability to work independently, set priorities, meet deadlines, and resolve complex problems with a thorough understanding of business and legal environments.
Well-organized and detailed oriented.
Working conditions are normal for an office environment.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this job / classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Spectrum Brands is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: P-10045475
About Spectrum Brands
Spectrum Brands Holdings, a member of the Russell 1000 Index, is a global and diversified consumer products company and a leading supplier of consumer batteries, residential locksets, residential builders’ hardware, plumbing, shaving and grooming products, personal care products, small household appliances, specialty pet supplies, lawn and garden and home pest control products, personal insect repellents, and auto care products. Helping to meet the needs of consumers worldwide, our Company offers a broad portfolio of market-leading, well-known and widely trusted brands including Kwikset®, Weiser®, Baldwin®, National Hardware®, Pfister®, Remington®, George Foreman®, Black + Decker®, Tetra®, Marineland®, Nature’s Miracle®, Dingo®, 8-in-1®, FURminator®, IAMS® and Eukanuba® (Europe only), Healthy-Hide®, Digest-eeze™, Littermaid®, Spectracide®, Cutter®, Repel®, Hot Shot®, Black Flag®, Liquid Fence®, Armor All®, STP® and A/C PRO®. Spectrum Brands' products are sold in approximately 160 countries. Spectrum Brands Holdings generated net sales of approximately $5.04 billion in fiscal 2016. For more information, visit www.spectrumbrands.com.