Major, Lindsey & Africa, which has placed the majority of KONE, Inc. North American attorneys in the last few years, is pleased to have been retained on an exclusive basis to run the newest Commercial Counsel search for KONE, Inc. This is a terrific opportunity for an attorney looking for an in-house role as KONE is seeking an attorney with 1 to 3 years of legal experience. In-house experience is preferred but not necessary. Prior experience with contracts, construction and/or project management is preferred. Reporting to KONE's Senior Commercial Counsel, the Commercial Counsel will be responsible, under minimal supervision, for reviewing, revising and negotiating many of KONE's key agreements. Most of those agreements will be service and repair and sourcing contracts. The goal of this position is to reduce potential risk for the Company.
KONE is a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry. Founded in Finland in 1910, the Company had annual revenue of EUR 8.6 billion and almost 50,000 employees in 2015. This position, which is part of the legal department that serves North America, is located in the western Chicago suburbs. See https://www.kone.us for more information.
Please send a resume in Word format and cover letter to KONECommercialCounsel@mlaglobal.com for consideration. Please do not contact the company directly; resumes sent to the company will be routed back to MLA.
Location: Lisle, IL
1 to 3 years of legal experience. In-house experience is preferred but not necessary. Prior experience with contracts, construction and/or project management is preferred.
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