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Senior Corporate Counsel Job in Brooklyn Heights, Ohio US

Senior Corporate Counsel

Graftech International Holdings, Inc. - Brooklyn Heights, OH

Posted: 9/22/2020 - Expires: 12/21/2020

Job ID: 220374257

Job Description

GrafTech International is the leader in the graphite industry focused on maximizing customers' bottom lines and providing unparalleled service, while developing cutting-edge technology that sets the standard in the steel industry. GrafTech International has a challenging opportunity for a Senior Corporate Counsel to provide legal advice and services on a variety of corporate and commercial legal matters for the corporation and its business.


Reviews, negotiates and drafts various corporate and commercial legal documents.
Provides legal advice and support to senior management and business teams.
Advises management on the legal aspects and ramifications of strategic and commercial decisions.
Implements and executes strategic projects, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and financing projects.
Presents legal training and compliance programs.
Substantial contact with customers, contractors, vendors, attorneys and other third parties with regard to negotiation of agreements, supervision of outside counsel and general problem solving.


Requires a Juris Doctor Degree.  Minimum 10 years of legal experience, preferably with a combination of law firm and  in-house legal experience.
Admission to the Bar of at least one state.
Demonstrated ability to identify potential legal issues and develop solutions based on the applicable laws.
Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
Ability to lead discussions, initiatives and projects  and the ability to complete difficult and complex assignments.
Substantial one-on-one communication with both internal clients and external parties.
Ability to participate in meetings with internal leadership team as well as customers, vendors, attorneys, management and other third parties with regard to negotiation of agreements, supervision of outside counsel and general problem solving.

Preferred Skill:

Corporate governance and public company experience preferred.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience and the opportunity to join a well-established organization. If you thrive in a challenging environment and have a proven track record in achieving results, come join our worldwide organization. For immediate consideration, please go to the following link and apply on our Career page at .

To learn additional company information, please visit our website at .


GrafTech International is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, or veteran status.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
No school grade completed
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