Job Details

Senior Counsel

Company name

Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc

Organization Type


Job Type


Posted on

Apr 07, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required


Cypress, CA, United States


Practice Area
Civil Rights >> Civil Rights
Corporate >> Corporate
Litigation >> Litigation
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Under supervision, the Senior Counsel (A) reviews, drafts and negotiates a variety of commercial agreements for Mitsubishi Electric TRANE HVAC US LLC and for Mitsubishi Electric US’s Engineering Center in Suwanee, GA; (B) provides advice, counsel and training to the companies; (C) plays an active role in administering the legal compliance system for the companies; (D) manages products liability, warranty, commercial litigation, and customer disputes; (E) carries out special projects at the request of the General Counsel.  

The essential functions of the position include, but are not limited to the following: 

? Reviews, drafts and negotiates a variety of commercial agreements, depending on assigned businesses and overflow transactional work from the other ACO lawyers, and ensures that such agreements comply with the Company’s governance policies and procedures.

? Shares responsibility for transactional work for the Company’s joint venture, Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC US LLC, and for the Company’s Engineering Center.

? Manages products liability, warranty, commercial litigation, and customer disputes

? Shares responsibility for legal compliance for the assigned companies/business units by preparing presentations, conducting research, participating in legal compliance meetings, providing legal updates as needed, keeping minutes for the LCC meetings, following up on action items and carrying out other tasks assigned to Counsel by the EVP & GC.

? Provides advice, counsel and training to the business clients in various areas of the law, including antitrust, anti-bribery, advertising and legal compliance.

? Serves as supporting legal auditor for the group’s U.S. based companies.

? Conducts other legal research and analysis as needed.

? Prepares and delivers legal training to employees.

? Coordinate or head special projects for ACO Legal, Compliance & IP Division


? Law degree from a top-level national law school .

? Current, active membership in the State Bar of Georgia or California.

? At least 8 years’ experience in a law firm or corporate legal department.

? At least 4 years’ experience in drafting, negotiating and interpreting commercial contracts.

? At least 4 years’ experience in civil litigation..

? At least 2 years’ experience in legal compliance in the United States

? Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

? Fluency in a foreign language preferred, with an emphasis on Spanish or Portuguese.

? Excellent organizational skills.

? Excellent interpersonal skills.

? Ability to multi-task in a team-oriented, fast-paced, multi-cultural environment.

? Ability to travel as needed for business (at least quarterly), as main client is in Georgia.

? Ability to work in person or remotely.


Company info

Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc

Company Profile

Celebrating 100 years, Mitsubishi Electric has made changes for the better through its energy-efficient products and technologies. These include factory automation equipment, automotive equipment, escalators, elevators, heating and cooling products, commercial hand dryers, large-scale video displays for stadiums and arenas, uninterruptible power supplies, solar panels, space and sensing systems, semiconductors, display walls, photographic and thermal printers, transportation and electric utility products. As a socially-responsible company, Mitsubishi Electric engages in sustainable practices and invests in U.S. communities to make Changes for the Better in society – and employee volunteers are on the M.O.V.E. to make a difference in their communities.

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