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Director, Legal - Product Regulatory Counsel

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Company The Clorox Company Location Oakland, CA, United States



Min 10 yrs required



Nov 07, 2022

Feb 20, 2023

Mar 03, 2022


Director, Legal - Product Regulatory Counsel
Duties: Providing legal counsel on matters relating to regulatory compliance by Clorox’s operations and products with a focus on CPSC, FDA, EPA, FTC and other applicable regulatory authorities, foreign equivalents, and company policies. Providing legal counsel to Corporate Quality and Global Stewardship (regulatory affairs) groups on product and compliance issues under the Consumer Product Safety Act, the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA), the Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act (FDCA), the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), and other legal requirements. Providing counseling to business units and brands on new laws, regulatory issues and industry trends, including the advertising, marketing and promotion of regulated products, including disinfecting products regulated under FIFRA and the Company’s FDA-regulated businesses, which include foods, cosmetics, OTC drugs and dietary supplements. Managing and responding to governmental agency inquiries, investigations, and disputes relating to regulatory compliance and/or product quality; providing legal advice on product retrieval and recall situations. Providing support and counsel regarding collection, maintenance and reporting of adverse events; tracking new regulations; supporting capability building for compliance. May providing legal counsel to Corporate Health, Safety and Environment group, including counseling on permitting issues, environmental compliance of facilities, release response and remediation efforts, environmental due diligence in real estate and corporate transactions.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD degree and Bachelors degree. Member of the California State Bar, or eligible to register under the California State Bar in-house counsel program. 10+ years as a practicing attorney with significant and demonstrable experience, including experience at a top tier law firm. In house experience, Pro Bono experience and/or knowledge of disinfecting product regulations (FIFRA) and/or FDA regulations a plus. Significant experience in regulatory matters, with a focus on product safety. Experience counseling on environmental, health and safety matters a plus. Demonstrated success at providing strategic counseling to business partners that takes into account legal considerations along with business goals. Broad range of relevant legal experience, including the ability to identify issues, connect dots, apply a business mindset, prioritize and resolve critical legal issues in real time, and escalate risks as appropriate. Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to drive, lead, provide points of view and listen while working with legal and technical staffs. Excellent judgment and ability to handle sensitive and confidential information. Strong negotiation, consultative and facilitation skills with the ability to effectively interact with all internal and external stakeholders. Unquestioned personal integrity; seen as a role model for ethical principles and values of the company and practices required by law. Self-starter with a sense of urgency, ability to multi-task, ability to prioritize matters and to handle unanticipated situations effectively and work well under pressure with tight deadlines to ensure timely and appropriate response to issues raised. Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills, with the ability to respond with firmness and courage if needed. Excellent execution and organizational skills and attention to detail.

Additional info

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Clorox Company
1221 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: 510-271-7000
Fax: 510-832-1463

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