Job Details

Products Liability Counsel

Company name

American Honda Motor Co., Inc

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Job Type


Valid Through

Nov 14, 2020

Posted on

Aug 01, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required


Stockton, CA, United States

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Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Product Liability and Mass Torts
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Products Liability Counsel
The candidate will be responsible for: Providing day to day legal support and counseling to internal clients regarding government and regulatory compliance, especially with regard to Department of Transportation and Consumer Product Safety Commission regulations. Ensuring that internal clients are aware of impending changes in regulations and laws that affect the company’s business operations and reporting obligations. Counseling business units on litigation and government reporting risks, as necessary. Counseling the company on compliance with state and federal environmental regulations, with the potential to get involved in other matters affecting the company’s business operations. Working with paralegals, engineers, and other internal business units. Working with outside counsel and leading teams of attorneys to develop case strategy. Interfacing with and maintaining excellent relationships with government agencies and outside counsel. Working to be a valued member of the Honda legal team. Must have J.D. from an ABA accredited law school. California State Bar admittance or eligible for admission to the California State Bar. Should have 10 years major law firm and/or similar in-house experience defending product related matters and/or working with government agencies. Must have excellent communication and negotiation skills. Good people management skills required. Must be familiar with the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS), the Motor Vehicle Safety Act requirements, and Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) regulations preferred. Familiar with state and federal environmental regulations affecting the automotive industry preferred.

Additional info

Job Number: AHM0004T7

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
American Honda Motor Co., Inc
123 Val Dervin Pkwy
Stockton, CA 95206