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Attorney - Commercial

Company: Columbia Association, Inc.
Location: Greenville
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

The Corporate Attorney will be responsible for providing general commercial and transactional advice as well as general legal counsel to JTEKT North America's businesses in North America. Essential Duties and Accountabilities: --- Draft, review, revise and consult with businesses groups on a wide variety of commercial agreements including sales, purchasing and innovation matters. --- Assist with developing and maintaining internal contracting process --- Assist in managing litigation matters through coordination with outside counsel --- Collaborate with and provide basic legal guidance to all areas of the organization, including Sales, Bearing Business Unit, Automotive Systems Business Unit, Purchasing, Finance, Manufacturing, H.R., and Engineering. --- Review, revise and consult with business groups concerning contract matters with other affiliated entities in the JTEKT group of companies. --- Review and revise real estate documents (deeds and leases) --- Assist with the design of and provide training concerning legal matters across the organization --- Research legal issues on an as-needed basis --- Establish effective relationships at all levels of the organization, from hourly employees to the executive team Assist with management of corporate governance issues including board of director activities . --- Other duties as assigned by the General Counsel Supervisory Responsibilities: --- This position has no supervisory responsibilities. Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Strong desire to make a difference --- Ability to build and cultivate relationships with internal and external customers. Strong business and legal judgement, with the ability to balance business objectives and risks while resolving legal issues in a timely proactive manner --- Proven oral and written skills --- Excellent interpersonal skills, professional presence and an ability to influence in a collaborative environment, maintaining productive working relationships --- Effective in managing competing priorities and client needs --- Excellent facilitation and presentation skills --- Strong work ethic and attention to detail --- Ability to simultaneously manage multiple priorities and deadline with minimal supervision --- Ability to exercise considerable judgement, maintain confidentiality, understand different cultures, and act in a diplomatic manner --- Ability to work independently and in a team --- High ethical standards Education and Experience: --- J. D. from an ABA accredited law school --- Bar admission in the U.S. --- 4 plus years' experience in a law firm or in-house law department --- Experience working with employees with diverse backgrounds Experience with manufacturing organizations especially in automotive industry not required but preferred. Work Environment/Physical Demands: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. --- Work is mostly performed in a normal office setting with minimal exposure to health or safety hazards, and with substantial time spent working on a computer. Requires sufficient hand, arm, and finger dexterity to operate computer keyboard and other office equipment. --- The performance of this position may occasionally require exposure to manufacturing areas which require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses with side shields and mandatory hearing protection. --- Travel by automobile and plane required approximately 10-20% of time. Employee may perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.

Keywords: Columbia Association, Inc., Greenville , Attorney - Commercial, Legal , Greenville, South Carolina

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