The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is the world's largest organization serving the professional and business interests of attorneys who practice in the legal departments of corporations, associations, nonprofits and other private-sector organizations around the globe.
As our Counsel, Commercial and Strategic Transactions, your primary responsibility will be focus on commercial, business & strategic transactions and general corporate law, both within the United States and for our operations in the Americas. This position interacts with fellow in-house legal personnel and all corporate business units and departments with minimal assistance from outside counsel. Additionally, you will perform legal analysis and provide timely, effective and practical legal guidance in a fast-paced, dynamic in-house setting.
What does it mean to work at Armstrong?
It means being immersed in a supportive culture that recognizes you as a key player in Armstrong's future. We are a large company with a local feel, where you will get to know and collaborate with leadership and your colleagues across the company.
By joining us, you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Alongside a competitive remuneration package, you will receive:
A benefits package including: medical, dental, prescription drug, life insurance, 401k match, long-term disability coverage, vacation and sick time, product discount programs and many more.
Personal development to grow your career with us based on your strengths and interests.
A casual work environment where we have a recognition program for our team, and service awards. You will also be able to make the most of our fitness center and lunchtime cafe.
A working culture that balances individual achievement with teamwork and collaboration. We draw on each other's strengths and allow for different work styles to build engagement and satisfaction to deliver results.
What you'll be doing
Identify, analyze, assess, and communicate legal risks to enable internal clients to make quality, risk-adjusted business decisions
Draft, review, analyze, structure, negotiate and provide advice regarding a range of commercial, business and strategic agreements and transactions, including sales, marketing, distribution, agency, licensing, sourcing, procurement, supply, service, confidentiality, or strategic transactions (such as joint ventures, partnerships, divestitures or mergers, financings and acquisitions)
Provide professional, pragmatic and timely advice, counseling and support to internal clients
Work collaboratively with in-house legal group and outside counsel
Engage in routine interaction and privileged communications with business and technology leaders
Assist in setting policies and procedures for legal subjects and risk mitigation
Provide legal training to internal clients
Support internal Sustainability and Business Development efforts
Provide management of outside counsel
Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and we value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Accommodation statement: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at AWI talent acquisition and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.
Come and build your future with us and apply today!
What will make you successful
3+ years demonstrated experience in subject matter area in a medium to large sized law firm or in-house legal department
Licensed to practice law in at least one state in the United States
If not licensed in Pennsylvania, then willing and able to secure at least an in-house license in Pennsylvania
Professional maturity with a high level of discretion and integrity
Ability to work independently and as part of a dynamic team
Willingness to continually learn and develop expertise in new subject matter areas
Excellent analytical skills and ability to think strategically
Ability to manage work with outside counsel
Internal Number: 38673
About Armstrong World Industries
Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions in the Americas. With over $1 billion in revenue in 2019, AWI has about 2,500 employees and a manufacturing network of 15 facilities plus five plants dedicated to its WAVE joint venture.
At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, Armstrong World Industries offers interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces.
For more than 150 years, we have built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we’re here to serve – our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.
We are committed to developing new and sustainable ceiling solutions, with design and performance possibilities that make a positive difference in spaces where we live, work, learn, heal and play. It’s an exciting, rewarding business to be in, and we’re committed to continuing to grow and prosper for the benefit of all of our stakeholders.
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