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Associate Counsel

Company name

WESCO International, Inc.

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Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jun 22, 2020

Valid Through

Oct 05, 2020

Posted on

Jun 19, 2019

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Associate Counsel
The candidate will be responsible for providing legal counsel to business clients and handles various legal matters, projects, and negotiations with specialized knowledge of one or more legal practice areas, including business litigation, commercial law and sales, merger and acquisitions, employment law, and securities and financing. Under general supervision, drafts and reviews legal documents and agreements, identifies and analyzes legal issues, presents clear recommendations, and assists with legal compliance initiatives to accomplish business objectives. Responsible for handling variety of legal matters and projects under general direction. Responsible for participating on project teams and cross-functional groups. Provides practical and actionable advice to management regarding legal matters. Negotiates, drafts, and reviews legal documents and agreements to accomplish business objectives. Responsible for assisting with compliance initiatives, including training and providing on-going advice to business clients.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a J.D. PA bar license required. Excellent academic credentials required. Must have 2 years of experience in a law firm, preferably a national or major regional firm, or in-house department, preferably for a large corporation. 4 years preferred. Must have subject matter experience in one or more practice areas, including business litigation, commercial law and sales, merger and acquisitions, employment law, and securities and financing - 2 years required. Legal document drafting, review, and negotiations - 2 years required. Strong negotiation skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including drafting complex legal contracts and documents. Responsible, accountable, client-focused person who showcases department well (e.g., responsive, knowledgeable, professional, timely) and integrates well into organization. Good business acumen, and provides creative and practical solutions to problems. Adept at communicating in layman’s terms and delivering alternatives and solutions in clear, concise manner. Self-starter, highly motivated, adaptable, flexible, and manages multiple projects and competing priorities, and willing to get their hands dirty (e.g., roll up sleeves and do the heavy lifting). Good at recognizing an issue, inquisitive, asks right questions and makes extra effort. Good business partner. Curious, willing to learn new areas and skills. Technologically proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.

Additional info

Job: IRC205378

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
WESCO International, Inc.
225 West Station Square Drive
Suite 700
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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