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Counsel Employment and Data Privacy

Company name

Briggs & Stratton

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Valid Through

Oct 24,2019

Posted on

Jul 11,2019

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Wauwatosa, WI, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Data Privacy >> Data Privacy
Labor & Employment >> Labor & Employment
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Counsel - Employment and Data Privacy
The candidate provides legal review of and advice regarding various Company agreements and other documents, including as to the drafting thereof and risks associated therewith. Manages the protection and enforcement of legal rights in respect of Company assets, including development of related documentation and filings. Manages litigation matters in assigned area(s) of responsibility, including the engagement and oversight of outside counsel. Leads or supports, as needed, meetings of internal committees related to assigned area(s) of responsibility. Acts as a legal resource to various internal departments as needed (e.g., to Corporate Development for due diligence activities in assigned area(s) of responsibility). Provides relevant training to employees in the businesses. Develops relevant Legal Department processes and practices relating to assigned area(s) of responsibility. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have demonstrated knowledge and ability to provide prompt, practical counsel and creative solutions in all areas of responsibility while minimizing risk. Must have ability to identify changes in law and oversee compliance, propose guideline and practice changes, and effectively educate and train internal clients. Should have excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Must have strong business acumen and strategic thinking capabilities. Should be detail-oriented, organized, responsive to client needs. Must have proven capability to balance a variety of high priority projects simultaneously. Must have solid computer skills including extensive knowledge of specialized software related to assigned area(s) of responsibility. Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location is required. Must have Juris Doctor degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association. Should have 5+ years of experience as an attorney (or equivalent substitute experience) in a firm or corporate setting.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Briggs & Stratton
12301 West Wirth Street
Wauwatosa, WI 53222