Provide direct and indirect legal support and counsel on a variety of legal matters arising out of AVX business operations, both domestic and international. This could include mergers & acquisitions, risk management, litigation/disputes, vendor relations, employment, and corporate governance.
Sr. VP, General Counsel
Duties and Responsibilities:
Draft, review and negotiate all types of commercial agreements, including sales agreements, supply agreements, quality agreements, and non-disclosure agreements through engagement with commercial and procurements leads.
Train internal clients with respect to:
Contracting processes and use of legal playbooks
Legal compliance with local, state, national, and international laws.
Manage contract compliance.
Advise management and relevant stakeholders on legal, regulatory and compliance issues, working with outside counsel, as needed.
Keep current and update the legal team and relevant stakeholders on new legislative issues, statues, decisions and ordinances that could impact the business.
Assist in due diligence for acquisitions, joint ventures, and other legal relationships.
Handle other projects as requested.
Juris Doctor from ABA-accredited law school and active bar license in good standing in at least one state is required
7-10 years law firm and/or in-house experience, which includes drafting, reviewing and negotiating complex commercial agreements. International experience (EMEA or APAC) preferred.
Experience with government, defense, and automotive industry contracts.
Ability to issue, spot, and provide incisive, practical, and business-focused counsel.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision in a multi-cultural environment, and prioritize multiple competing workloads with changing priorities to meet deadlines.
Possess a high level of professionalism and outstanding business judgment and has experience meeting with and advising internal business clients at all levels of the organization.
Strong cross-cultural written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to clearly and concisely articulate complex legal concepts to a lay audience.