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Corporate, General Commercial/Contracts, Multinational Business
Lutron Electronics is the leading manufacturer of lighting controls worldwide. We are building a world-class legal team in our World Headquarters in Coopersburg and Philadelphia, Pa to support Lutron as we continue to grow the company domestically and internationally. Lutron is looking to hire a seasoned Internationally savvy commercial /corporate attorney to facilitate our growth through reviewing, drafting and negotiating complex agreements. You will be a business partner with our internal departments to develop new policies and procedures and manage legal risk to ensure compliance with Lutron's high standards. As we expand our offerings, your ideas and contributions will make an immediate impact.
Lead an internal and external team of legal professionals in their handling of commercial matters on a global basis and in their timely review, revision, and negotiation of various contracts
Legal counseling to the organization on a broad spectrum of commercial and contractual matters
Must leverage legal expertise and business expertise to provide practical business and legal advice to various business partners, including Lutron’s senior management
Analysis of complex issues/concepts in legal transactions, especially the drafting, and negotiation of commercial agreements
Manage outside legal work so that it is timely and cost effective
Must work creatively with outside counsel on budgetary issues to minimize costs and resolve issues effectively
Identify, develop, and implement business process improvements that will enhance the delivery of legal services within our organization
Represent the company’s legal function in a variety of internal and external committees
Serve as Legal Advisor in the negotiation and settlement of business disputes to avoid litigation and protect Lutron's business
You will bring to the team:
Combination of large law firm and in-house experiences to share with the team
Significant educational or work experience in Asia with a thorough understanding of Asian culture and business
5+ years of experience leading an in-house business law function
Keen sense of ownership and business acumen
Love of technology and strong understanding of manufacturing environments
Passion for enabling internal and external legal teams to reach their full potential
Demonstrated success developing an organization and navigating change
Expertise negotiating complex commercial agreements, including licensing and technology related agreements
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills providing strategic counseling to senior business people
Experience working in a matrixed organization and developing cross functional working relationships
Ability to clearly and concisely convey complex concepts to a broad range of business professionals with no specific legal expertise
Lutron Electronics' position as the inventor and worldwide leader of lighting controls is founded on our unsurpassed quality, the breadth and depth of our product offerings, and our commitment to delighting our worldwide customers. Our efforts result in double digit annual growth which, in turn, allows the company to continue to invest in recruiting and retaining the best people we can find to strengthen our relationship with our consumers and customers. Continuous growth is fueled by our commitment to investing 10% of revenue into R&D, which leads to our ability to constantly develop new technologies and new manufacturing processes that, in turn, drive the creation of new or better products and services. Saving the world over $1 billion a year in electricity and lowering the carbon footprint for many companies and households is a tremendous source of pride for the entire Lutron family.
Lutron controls are as comfortable in the mansions of movie stars and captains of industry as they are in every home on Main Street. They can be found in the Empire State Building and One World Trade Center, throughout North America, Latin America, Asia, Europe, Australia, and Africa; in The White House, Mickey Mouse's house, and, most likely, in YOUR house.
Lutron offers a competitive compensation and benefits package and a dynamic and professional work environment. We also offer continued growth through increased job responsibilities, courses offered through Lutron University, and advancement opportunities. For more information view our website at www.lutron.com. EOE/AA
J.D. from a Top Tier Law School
Bar Admission in PA or capability to obtain PA Bar Admission within 12 months
Fluent in English and one other language
Lived and worked abroad in another country for a period of time.
Willing to travel up to 20%
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Lutron Electronics position as the leading manufacturer of lighting controls worldwide, our unsurpassed quality, the breadth and depth of our product offerings, and our commitment to servicing our worldwide customers have resulted in double digit growth annually. This growth has in turn allowed the company to continue to invest in recruiting and retaining the best people we can find to service our customers. Continuous growth has also fueled our ability to constantly develop new technologies and new manufacturing processes that in turn drive the creation of new or better products and services. Lutron offers a competitive compensation and benefits package and a dynamic and professional work environment. We also offer continued growth through increased job responsibilities, courses offered through Lutron University and advancement opportunities. For more information, view our website at www.lutron.com. EOE/AA.
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