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.
This position will provide general commercial legal support to the Brunswick corporate and divisional teams. The role will primarily support the Corporate M&A team but will also provide general commercial transactional counseling for supplier agreements, dealer/distributor agreements, real estate and financing transactions.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide primary legal support to the Corporate M&A team (mergers/acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, and related strategic business opportunities), including deal documentation (NDA, LOI, transaction agreements), support for due diligence teams, and post-closing activity.
Manage relationships with outside counsel, including overseeing work product and cost-effectiveness.
Advise corporate functions (Finance, IT, Tax and Treasury) and divisional teams.
Provide prompt commercial, practical legal advice to the corporate and divisional business teams to facilitate, improve, and strengthen operational decision-making through integration of legal analysis as part of the overall business development process.
Identify and implement process improvements within Legal Department practices and policies.
Support and train legal and business team members as required and provide appropriate direction and support to Legal Department staff.
3-6 years of experience in general commercial transactions, including M&A
Outstanding academic record
Clear, concise, effective communicator
Demonstrated integrity, initiative, resilience
Must be able to provide advice with an eye to appropriate risk/reward tradeoffs in the context of larger business goals
Willingness to take on new challenges
Licensed to practice law in Illinois
Working knowledge of finance and accounting principles
Past representation of or in-house experience in a manufacturing company
Additional Salary Information: 25% bonus annual target, 401K with match and profit sharing component
Internal Number: JR-025409
About Brunswick Corporation
Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) is home to the people behind life’s passions. Our company is made up of some of the world’s leading lifestyle brands in categories such as marine propulsion, boats, and parts and accessories. While we are family to 14,000 employees around the world, three divisions in 27 countries create a local environment, with our global headquarters in the Chicago suburb of Mettawa, IL.
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