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This is the career you’ve been waiting for your whole life. Joining the Stanley Black & Decker team means working in an innovative, tech-driven and highly collaborative team environment supported by over 58,000 professionals in 60 countries across the globe. Here, you’ll get the unique chance to impact some of the world’s most iconic brands including STANLEY TOOLS, DEWALT, CRAFTSMAN, MAC TOOLS and Black & Decker. Your ideas and solutions have the potential to reach millions of customers as we work together to write the next chapter in our history. Come build with us and take your career to new heights.
Who We Are
We’re the World’s largest tool company. We’re industry visionaries. We’re solving problems and advancing the manufacturing trade through innovative technology and our Industry 4.0 Initiative. We are committed to ensuring our state-of-the-art “smart factory” products and services provide greater quality to our customers & greater environmental and social value to our planet. We are unique in that we have a rich and storied history dating back to 1843, but that hasn't stopped us from evolving into a vibrant, diverse, global growth company.
Who You Are
You’re a curious problem solver who has the ability to bring big ideas to life. You’re creative and scrappy but can navigate a large organization with ease. You’re agile and adaptable but work with precision to ensure we deliver top-notch customer experiences, always. You also have:
Minimum 5-7 years of experience with a law firm. Some public company experience preferred.
Law degree from top-tier law school
Mergers, acquisition, venture capital and start-up investments required
Member in good standing of at least one state bar
Excellent communication and writing skills
Good business judgment and sound-decision making in balancing risk, opportunity and business objective
Strong interpersonal skills, capable of building strong relationships with and influencing client groups
Hardworking and results-oriented
Ability to successfully manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work independently, making decisions that have both legal and business impact
Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
What You’ll Do
The Corporate Counsel will be a member of Stanley Black & Decker’s corporate legal team. This attorney will report to the senior attorneys on the General Counsel’s leadership team and will be responsible for a wide variety of general corporate, transactional, public company and compliance matters. This attorney will also play an important role supporting others on the legal team with commercial agreements and advice. Specifically, you’ll:
Assist with mergers, acquisition, divestitures, joint ventures and venture capital and start-up investments
Assist with potential public and private securities offerings as well as other corporate financing matters including credit agreements, commercial paper programs and other Treasury matters
Assist with the preparation and review of reports filed with the SEC including Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K, the proxy statement and Section 16 reporting, as well as related-NYSE rules and regulations
Assist with the preparation for the Company’s quarterly and annual earnings announcements, including the Company’s press releases, conference calls and presentations
Oversee the company’s subsidiary management process
Assist with the preparation and distribution of board and committee materials, including the research of corporate governance issues
Assist with executive compensation and equity compensation administration as needed, including stock and incentive plans and related agreements
Manage complex and sensitive projects and with cross-functional teams
Draft, review, negotiate and interpret a wide range of commercial agreements in support of various company departments, including confidentiality agreements, vendor, customer and supplier contracts
Benefits & Perks
You’ll get a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, life, vision, wellness program, disability, 401k, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Paid Time Off, including paid vacation, holidays & personal days, and tuition reimbursement. And, of course, discounts on Stanley Black & Decker tools and products and well as discount programs for many other vendors and partners.
What You’ll Also Get
Career Opportunity: Career paths aren’t linear here. Being part of our global company with 60+ brands gives you the chance to grow and develop your skills along multiple career paths.
Learning & Development: Our lifelong learning philosophy means you’ll have access to a wealth of state-of-the-art learning resources, including our Lean Academy and online university (where you can get certificates and specializations from renowned colleges and universities).
Diverse & Inclusive Culture: We pride ourselves on being an awesome place to work. We respect and embrace differences because that’s how the best work gets done. You’ll find we like to have fun here, too.
Purpose-Driven Company: You’ll help us continue to make positive changes in the local communities where we work and live as well as in the broader world through volunteerism, giving back and sustainable business practices.
Stanley Black & Decker is one of the world's largest, fastest growing and most dynamic companies. SBD, a Fortune 200 company is a world-leading provider of tools and storage, commercial electronic security and engineered fastening systems, with unique growth platforms and a track record of sustained profitable growth.
EEO: All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran’s status or any other protected characteristic.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 73321BR
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