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Associate General Counsel Filtration Solutions

Company name

Pentair, Inc.

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Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jul 15,2019

Valid Through

Oct 28,2019

Posted on

Jun 14,2019

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required


Golden Valley, MN, United States

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Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Associate General Counsel, Filtration Solutions
Duties: Provide the full scope of direct legal support to the Filtration Solutions segment and its business units, which includes advising on the areas of commercial and manufacturing related transactions, intellectual property, risk and safety, anti-trust, and real estate. Provide advice and counsel to the Filtration Solutions’ sales and procurement teams, including drafting, reviewing, and negotiating agreements, as well as leading a team of contract specialists with respect to legal and compliance issues. Draft, review, and negotiate commercial agreements with customers, vendors and product dealers and distributors. Serve as an accountable, strategic business partner to a global P&L leader, providing actionable advice that can be swiftly incorporated into risk-based, commercial decisions. Collaborate with regional counsel on cross-border transactions, corporate initiatives, and standardization efforts. Support the broader legal team as requested, including with respect to strategic transactions, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory and compliance matters, litigation and claims. Provide training to company business partners on various contracting, risk management, legal, and compliance topics. Perform special projects and support continuous improvement of legal department standard work, knowledge management and processes. Support policy and process coordination among all constituencies, including enterprise, business unit and regional legal teams, finance and accounting teams, customers and vendors. Manage governmental or quasi-governmental inquiries (environmental, safety, customs or otherwise) as needed. Supervise and lead a team comprised of attorney and contracts manager team members. Where outside expertise is appropriate, effectively manage the work and expense of external law firms.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree from accredited law school of recognized standing and currently licensed to practice law in the United States. 8+ years of legal experience desired. In house legal experience is a plus. Demonstrated experience drafting and negotiating complex contracts. Demonstrated experience effectively managing commercial transactions and deals. Experience supervising and leading teams is a plus. Results oriented, displays sound judgment and ability to balance business considerations and gets results while maintaining effective business relationships with varied constituencies. Ability to provide excellent, timely customer service in a fast-paced and quickly-evolving business environment. Enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar and tasks and projects. Quick learner who can handle multiple projects simultaneously and work well both independently and as member of a team. Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills. Is able to communicate clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles. High degree of discretion and judgment; absolute confidentiality and integrity. Understands how to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines. Proactive and reliable. Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and related computer skills, including legal redlining. Willing to commit to long work hours, as necessary, to reach business goals. International law and foreign language experience a plus.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Pentair, Inc.
5500 Wayzata Boulevard
Suite 800
Golden Valley, MN 55416

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