Job Details

Contract Law Attorney in Deerfield, IL

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Company name

Essendant

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Contract Law

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required

Location

Deerfield, IL

Date Last Verified

Jun 19,2018

Posted on

May 15,2018

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Profile

Senior Counsel – Regulatory, Compliance, and Commercial Contracts-Vice President The candidate provides expertise and management of the Company’s product regulatory compliance activities. Provides overall management of the Company’s trade compliance program, including ongoing oversight of the Company’s import and export activities and review of self-audits as appropriate to assess compliance with law and internal policies and procedures. Works with Trade Compliance on prior disclosures and investigations of trade and product regulatory violations. Develops risk assessments and designs, implements and monitors risk compliance programs for trade, product regulatory, and other legal compliance. Creates, implements and facilitates necessary compliance training throughout the organization. Manages people, processes, budgets, performance management, compliance activities, and associate development as required by the job. Negotiates and drafts agreements with customers and suppliers and other transactional documents. Understands and demonstrates firm’s Core Values. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school. Admitted to the Illinois Bar is essential. Must have 10+ years prior working with regulatory compliance issues, including trade compliance and product regulatory laws, and negotiating and drafting commercial contracts. Prior in-house experience is preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skill is essential. Knowledge of U.S. import and export regulations, including Export Administration Regulations (EAR), U.S. import regulations, and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) is essential. Knowledge of federal and state laws related to product labeling, sales, registration, transport, storage, recall, and toxicity, including OSHA, state and federal environmental laws, USDA, FDA, CPSA, CPLA, and California Proposition 65 is essential. Excellent project management skill is essential. Experience working directly with internal and external legal professionals and business partners is essential.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Essendant
One Parkway North Blvd
Deerfield, IL 60015