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Sr. Corporate Counsel
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Senior Corporate Counsel Responsibilities: Counseling and advising leadership and employees on the legal aspects of activities within a wide range of issues related to the company's business operations (i.e., contracts, acquisitions, divestitures, protection and disposal of real and personal property, employment matters, labor matters, third party relations/terminations, export-import, FCPA, product and warranty disputes, and marketing materials and communications). Reviewing, drafting, and negotiating a variety of commercial contracts, including product sales, lease and distribution agreements, supply agreements, agency and consulting agreements, licensing arrangements and strategic alliance agreements. Implementing contracting terms, processes, and best practices across Atkore departments and geographic locations. Advising on contract status, legal risks, and the legal liabilities associated with different deals. Assisting Human Resources staff in resolving legal issues related to employee relations and litigation, company benefit plans, and equal opportunity-related matters. Assisting the Business Development staff in conducting due diligence for mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures, as well as assisting the General Counsel, Assistant General Counsel and Business Development staff in negotiating divestiture and acquisition agreements. Reviewing advertising and marketing materials to ensure compliance with legal requirements. Assisting the General Counsel, Assistant General Counsel and Finance staff in preparation and filing of various regulatory matters, including SEC and NYSE compliance. Recommending and retaining outside counsel, as required, to obtain legal opinions or handle claims and ligation. Assisting and managing outside counsel in matters of research, litigation, and pre-trial work. Coordinating, reviewing, and approving all legal fees for payment. Assisting with meetings of the subsidiary Boards of Directors including preparation of board resolutions and maintenance of official corporate records. Assisting in monitoring compliance with company-wide policies and initiatives, as well as drafting and implementing company-wide policies and procedures. Conducting training sessions on subjects relevant to the business. Performing all other related duties as requested by the VP, General Counsel, and the Assistant General Counsel.

Qualifications: J.D. required. License to practice law in appropriate state(s) and jurisdiction(s); must be licensed in the state of Illinois. Should have 6 years of practice in a corporate or law firm setting. Expertise in one of the following is strongly preferred: Federal Securities, Antitrust or other Complex Commercial Litigation, Privacy, Intellectual Property or Labor & Employment. Knowledge of the local, state, and federal laws affecting the corporation. Knowledge of the principles, methods, materials, and practices of legal research. Ability to interact effectively directly with the Company's senior leadership, proposing creative, pragmatic assessments and solutions to complex issues. Ability to work collaboratively across multiple functions and business units.
 
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