Dover Corporation (“Dover”) has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for an Assistant Counsel, Commercial. Dover is an equal opportunity employer. Please do not contact Dover directly; all resumes sent to Dover will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
Position Description: This position will provide legal support and assistance to Dover’s global operations, with a primary focus on contracts and other commercial matters with customers and suppliers. The Assistant Counsel, Commercial will have a broad range of responsibilities including facilitating negotiations, drafting and reviewing commercial contracts, advising on commercial risks and claims, resolving commercial disputes prior to litigation, and delivering training.
Company: Dover Corporation is a Fortune 500, NYSE-listed, diversified global manufacturing company with annual revenues of approximately $7 billion. With its headquarters and legal department located in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover owns and operates a global portfolio of manufacturing companies that produce industrial components and equipment, and provide related services and consumables, in the U.S. and internationally. Dover was incorporated in 1947, became a publicly-traded company in 1955.
Experience: The successful candidate will have at least 6 years’ of broad-based legal experience working on sophisticated commercial matters. While, corporate in-house experience is preferred, the client is open to considering law firm associates with litigation training at a high-quality law firm. Ideally the candidate will have relevant experience working directly with business leads.
Compensation: Competitive in the market and commensurate with experience. The position is bonus eligible and includes a long-term incentive program (equity and cash incentive performance awards).
Location: Remote. Company’s headquarters are in Downers Grove, IL, a western suburb of Chicago.
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