- 20-Oct-2020 to Until Filled (CST)
- Murfreesboro, TN, USA
- Full Time
Kasai North America offers a competitive salary and benefits package including paid holidays, vacation, life, disability, medical, dental, vision, wellness program, drug card and a matching 401K program in a team environment.
The Associate General Counsel position will provide support to General Counsel and will assist in a wide range of legal services for the Company. The Associate General Counsel will provide legal counsel and advice to staff and management and be involved in business transactions, commercial issues, and employment matters related to both our U.S. and Mexican operations. The Associate General Counsel shall consult with the General Counsel on issues of significance to the Company.
Examples of Responsibilities and Duties:
- Perform research and provide interpretations of rules, regulations and policies as requested by General Counsel.
- Provide assistance or coordinate various litigation matters including labor and employment claims and regulatory and/or internal investigations in both U.S. and Mexico.
- Field legal inquiries from internal and external parties, analyze related legal issues.
- Review, draft and negotiate agreements on a variety of business and transactional matters to ensure that they accurately reflect the terms agreeable to the decision-makers in the business.
- Authorities for an employee are granted by means of work instructions, policies and procedures and/or direction provided by management.
- Manage relationship and request legal advice from Mexico law firms.
- Other responsibilities and duties as assigned by the General Counsel.
Education and Licenses
- Juris Doctorate (required).
- License to practice law in the United States and eligible to practice law as in-house counsel in Tennessee.
- Three to five years of experience in a law firm and/or in-house corporate law department is preferred but not required.
- Prior litigation and/or employment law experience preferred but not required.
- Experience drafting and negotiating contracts.
- Prior public company and corporate compliance and governance experience preferred.
- Exceptional writing and communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with colleagues at various levels and functions within the company.
- Excellent organizational skills and ability to work under pressure in a fast paced, dynamic corporate environment.
- Ability to handle a varied workload while managing priorities and deadlines.
- Knowledge of Mexico laws and regulations preferred.
- Possess a working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
- Fluency in Spanish required.
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.
Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit for extended periods of time.
Domestic U.S. and Mexico travel may be required.
This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are exclusive standards of the position Incumbents will follow any other instruction, and perform any other related duties, as may be required by their supervisor.
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