Associate General Counsel in Chicago, IL at True Value

Date Posted: 2/16/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Chicago, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    6 years
  • Date Posted:
    2/16/2021

Job Description

Do you want to provide legal advice as a real-time business partner to your clients? Do you have background in regulatory in a manufacturing and/or distribution environment? If yes, come join a high performing Legal Team at True Value Company.

The Associate General Counsel provides advice and counsel regarding a broad range of legal matters, with a key emphasis in regulatory. They represent the company at legal proceedings, professional meetings, and/or administrative hearings. They function as subject matter expert in regulatory and other specialized areas of law. They provide legal support to the General Counsel and directly to Senior Team members with General Counsel supervision.

We are a dynamic team committed to driving True Value’s aggressive growth as the only nationally branded hardlines wholesaler that celebrates independent retailers.

Our culture:

• Embraces personal and professional development
• Values diverse perspectives
• Provides competitive compensation
• Committed to volunteerism and community outreach

Your Value = Our Value. True Value.

Position Description

Responsibilities (May perform other duties and responsibilities, as assigned).

  • With guidance from the Vice President & General Counsel, oversees assigned legal functions for the organization. Implements short/long-term strategies that may impact the organization's legal function and business success.
  • Interprets and prepares legal documents, analyzes proposed and existing legislation, reviews company policies, monitors and ensures legal compliance, and advises management on legal matters to guard the organization against legal liability.
  • Independently responsible for assigned specialized legal area with an emphasis on regulatory.
  • Coordinates legal efforts with the organization's outside counsel.
  • Leads cross-functional teams or projects.

Position Qualifications

Education & Experience:

  • Juris Doctorate Degree required
  • 6+ years of legal experience or at least 2+ years in an in-house legal environment.
  • Expertise in product regulatory matters a necessary requirement for this position. Expertise in manufacturing and chemical regulatory matters preferred.
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Oral and written communication skills. Research skills. Independent judgment. Leadership skills.

Licenses & Certifications

  • Admission to Illinois Bar

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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