This is a great opportunity to join Textron as an Associate General Counsel focusing on M&A transactions. The Associate General Counsel will perform legal responsibilities as part of the Corporate Legal Staff, including M&A/Joint Ventures, other transactions, contract review, drafting and negotiation, compliance, and other legal functions. As a member of the Corporate Legal Staff, the Associate General Counsel will also provide legal support to Business Unit operations as requested/assigned.
Work with M&A and the Business Units on acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures, including deal structuring, due diligence, drafting and negotiation of confidentiality agreements, letters of intent, purchase agreements and joint venture agreements.
Work with the Human Resources team, Indirect Procurement Center of Excellence, Textron Global Services and other Corporate functions to provide legal support.
Work directly with the Business Units on legal matters as assigned.
Work with Ethics & Compliance and the Business Units with respect to issues of compliance with laws and company policies.
Develop and deliver training on various preventative law topics for Corporate Office and Business Unit personnel.
Retain and manage outside counsel to ensure high-quality, cost-effective service.
Perform other duties and special projects as assigned.
Protect and maintain the privacy of employee personnel records including, but not limited to, personal and compensation information about employees.
Open to future career development opportunities within Textron business unit locations.
J.D. or L.L.B.
Minimum of six years’ experience as an attorney working in private practice or a corporate legal department.
Experience at a law firm doing M&A work.
Expertise handling M&A and related transactions and extensive knowledge of corporate business laws and regulations.
Legal expertise in antitrust or international law is a plus.
Experience in private transactions and public takeovers.
Ability to manage and independently handle M&A and related transactions.
Ability to manage outside counsel on complex transactional matters.
Excellent command of the English language; ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing.
Ability to quickly analyze and propose a course of action.
Ability to draft and revise complex legal documents.
Good judgment and business acumen with respect to complex matters.
Good negotiation abilities.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Enjoys working in a fast -paced environment and brings full efforts to bear on each task.
Ability to work cooperatively with others and to function well in a team environment.
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