Legal Counsel – Regulatory/EHS

POSITION ID: CNSLEHS 1403
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PRACTICE AREA: , , ,
LOCATION: New Jersey

Global chemical company in New Jersey is seeking an experienced lawyer for the position of Legal Counsel-Regulatory/EHS. In this position, you will be responsible for certain commercial agreements and will be the “go to ‘person in the legal department for all real estate, regulatory and EH&S matters. This will ensure that there will be new challenges and experiences on a daily basis, making this position a dynamic one.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTONS:

  • Advise and support the company’s global business on a wide range of legal and regulatory matters.
  • Be the key contact for the global real estate and global regulatory and EH&S functions.
  • Review and draft legal/regulatory documentation and commercial contracts.
  • Act with accountability and maintain a process of collaboration with team members to ensure integration of relevant input from multiple sources in a timely manner.
  • Oversee global real estate holdings.
  • Support real estate transactions and restructuring projects.
  • Monitor environmental litigation and manage with outside attorneys.
  • Create legal awareness by developing and providing training to employees.

Qualifications

  • Juris Doctorate from a US University.
  • 3 to 7 years of professional legal experience. In house experience is desirable, but not required.
  • Proficiency in handling complex legal matters and ability to balance legal and compliance risks and business opportunities.
  • Experience with real estate, regulatory and environmental law.
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