• Corporate Counsel

    Job ID
    2018-5301
    # of Openings
    1
    Hours From
    8:30 AM
    Days Worked
    Monday-Friday
    Hours To
    5:00 PM
  • Overview

    Ricoh Electronics, Inc. (REI) is looking for a Corporate Counsel at our headquarters office in Lawrenceville.  The Corporate Counsel will manage the legal services for the Company by providing legal counsel on Company policy and business issues to protect REI's corporate interests and manage risk to avoid litigation.

    Responsibilities include

    • Manage or conduct the research, analysis and interpretation of legal issues impacting REI. Provide guidance and recommendation to REI management on tactical responses to immediate situations.
    • Prepare, communicate with, and educate employees across the organization on changes in legal compliance, policies, and practices.
    • Maintain knowledge of new and revised laws and regulations. Identify gaps in Company policy or practice and advise management in the development and implementation of policies and procedures to mitigate the risk or promote the benefit of legislative or regulatory changes.
    • Manage the preparation, review, negotiation and administration of contracts and legal documents.
    • Manage the selection, retention, management and evaluation of outside counsel supporting the REI in its legal affairs.
    • Collaborate with senior management to develop and deploy a defense strategy in cases or claims filed against or on behalf of REI.
    • Interact regularly with senior management, Ricoh Family Group, government agencies, outside counsel and legal representatives from other organizations to address and resolve legal issues.

    Qualified candidates will possess

    • Juris Doctorate degree and state bar license with 7 or more years’ experience in general corporate law required.
    • Excellent corporate legal knowledge and problem-solving skills are needed to provide guidance in addressing legal issues.
    • Experience working in manufacturing a plus.
    • Knowledge of Japanese business practices and fluent Japanese language skills are preferred.
    • Must have strong leadership skills with ability to work well with a diverse range of people, levels, etc.
    • Intermediate to advanced Excel, PowerPoint and Word skills required.

     

    AA/M/F/VETERANS/Individuals with Disabilities, EOE, Drug-Free Workplace

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