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Corporate, Corporate Governance, General Commercial/Contracts
LOCATION: BROOKFIELD, WI
Hydrite’s General Counsel is an opportunity to partner with our commercial and regulatory teams in support of our customer relationships. This role will coordinate and lead the legal affairs and corporate governance of the Company in a manner that supports the Company’s commitment to quality and 100% customer satisfaction of internal and external customers.
Assure that the long-range needs of the Company are met in all legal matters
Coordinate and organize the legal affairs of the Company with outside counsel while minimizing outside legal expenditures
Provide oversight of matters being handled by the Company’s outside law firms including corporate, litigation, environmental, and human resource matters
Draft, negotiate, review, and edit agreements with outside parties ensuring the Company’s best long-term success
Act as a liaison and partner for Company’s commercial team
Act as a liaison and partner for Company’s regulatory and quality teams
Provide legal counsel on issues arising from actual or anticipated lawsuits, guard against legal risks facing the Company, and recommend company policy and position on legal issues
Maintain master templates for confidentiality agreements, supply agreements, manufacturing (tolling), and other agreements as necessary
Assure that the long-term needs of the Company are met in the areas of acquisitions, divestitures, and capital structure
Complete acquisitions and property purchases as necessary
Provide assistance to the Board of Directors regarding corporate governance matters
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL CRITERIA
Juris Doctorate Degree with a minimum of 10 years of experience, combined at a law firm and/or as an in-house attorney in a corporate legal department
Commercial law background and experience in contract negotiation
Demonstrated ability to learn business requirements quickly, analyze legal and business risks, and propose creative, business-oriented solutions
About Hydrite Chemical Co.
Hydrite Chemical Co., established in 1929, is one of the largest and most respected providers of chemicals and related services in the United States. We are proud to partner with hundreds of companies to help them make the best products in the world at the lowest possible cost. We offer expertise in chemical distribution, food and dairy sanitation, food ingredients, organic processing, liquid sulfur salts, water treatment, foam control, and compliance management. In addition to industrial chemical distribution, our specialty products are used in many of the products you use and consume daily.