Primarily responsible for working with a team of attorneys on various legal activities. Drafts routine legal documents ad reports under attorney supervision. Assists in research of legal issues and administering law department activities. Responsibilities may include updating the company law library with current changes in legislation and for keeping management and staff informed on legislative developments and current actions that impact the company.
The Assistant General Counsel shall report to the Associate General Counsel - Corporate. Responsibilities include:
Providing guidance and support to the Company on a broad range of legal practice areas, with a focus on commercial and transactional matters, and assistance to the compliance program.
The Assistant General Counsel will also provide guidance to manage outside counsel, implement policies and procedures, and represent the Company with external stakeholders.
The ideal candidate will have at least five years experience with a law firm and/or corporation handling commercial matters.
Experience with compliance matters is a plus.
The successful candidate must be a business-focused attorney possessing good judgment with the highest ethical standards.
Candidate must also be a team player, able to work well with a globally-diverse workforce/organization, and see projects through to completion.
Years of Experience
Minimum of 5 years related work experience
Additional Salary Information: We Offer Competitive base salary, bonus plan and comprehensive benefits plans which include medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs and tuition assistance.
A. O. Smith Corporation. Water technology is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, and, as a leading global water technology company, A. O. Smith Corporation is at the center of the trend. We are a $2.5 billion company with more than 14,000 employees worldwide. Our emphasis is on hot water and clean water; we are one of the world's largest manufacturers of residential and commercial ...water heating equipment as well as a supplier of water purification products in a number of emerging countries. With manufacturing operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, India and Europe, A. O. Smith has the global reach to serve customers worldwide.