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Associate Legal Counsel - Commercial Transactions Job in Akron, Ohio US

Associate Legal Counsel - Commercial Transactions

GOJO Industries, Inc. - Akron, OH

Posted: 12/1/2022 - Expires: 3/1/2023

Job ID: 250405377


Job Description

Information about #29974  Associate Legal Counsel - Commercial Transactions
Work Location: The selected candidate can work remotely with required meetings in Akron, Ohio several times a month

Formulated to Care

GOJO, Makers of PURELL, is a company for people who want to help the world experience greater health and well-being. The positive impact of our innovative PURELL hand and surface hygiene solutions is driven by our 2,500 highly collaborative and creative team members, who love to learn, care for each other, and live our Purpose. We look for people who are inclusive, growth-oriented, and driven to find solutions to big challenges, and we actively support their well-being. If this inspires you, please join us at GOJO.

Role Objective

High functioning and key member of the legal team who contributes legal expertise and critical thinking to help safeguard the company and seize opportunities. Proactively partners with all areas of the business (Marketing, Sales, Global Sourcing, etc.) to offer creative legal solutions to complex business problems. Provides sound advice to management and leadership on critical legal matters.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Promotes ethics and high standards of industry leadership to protect business reputation.
Structures, drafts, reviews and negotiates commercial contracts.
Advances the company's goals by providing strategic legal and business counsel to leaders, teams and individuals.
Leads management and structuring of strategic transactions.
Develops policies and processes to ensure a compliant workplace.
Interprets laws, rulings and regulations for the company.
Advises business leaders of risks, responsibilities, rights and privileges; advises on mitigation strategies.

Coordinates with Regulatory Affairs on product compliance topics.
Participates in the development and implementation of legal team strategies.
Provides input for business strategy and tactics.
Coordinates and manages outside counsel.


Education and Experience

JD degree and license to practice law in Ohio required.
Minimum two years' complex commercial transaction experience in the corporate area of law firm or in-house legal department required.
Broad/general legal background required.
Experience in areas such as employee relations and regulatory compliance are welcome.


May coordinate projects or teams on an as needed basis. Coordinates with external resources. Influences others within the organization who do not report to the position.

Travel Requirements

Overnight Travel - sporadic - required.

To Apply:

To apply for this position, please complete the online application process.  You will have an opportunity to include your resume and a cover letter.

Recruiters, Search Agencies or others referring candidates to GOJO Industries, Inc. without written authorization from GOJO Industries, Inc. Human Resources will not be compensated in any way for their online referral even if GOJO Industries, Inc. hires the candidate.  GOJO does not seek or respond to unsolicited resumes for positions that are not listed in the Careers section.

GOJO is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.   Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
No school grade completed
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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