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Commercial Counsel

Company name

Glanbia Foods, Inc.

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Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jun 15,2019

Valid Through

Sep 28,2019

Posted on

Feb 05,2019

Years of Experience

8-12 yrs required


Downers Grove, IL, United States

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Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Commercial Counsel
The candidate manage commercial and litigation matters involving the business, proactively mitigate legal risks through employee training sessions and other initiatives, and perform such additional tasks as assigned by the Assistant General Counsel. Draft, review and negotiate various agreements, including supply, sales and distribution, contract manufacturing, marketing and endorsement, licensing, real estate, services, confidentiality and indemnity agreements, as needed for the business to achieve its strategic objectives. Provide counsel to domestic and international Commercial teams as appropriate to ensure compliance with anti-trust and competition laws applicable to the sale and distribution of the company’s products in various geographic regions. Provide counsel to Corporate Development team in connection with potential acquisitions and other corporate transactions and governance matters, including due diligence with regard to contracts, employment files and policies, and litigation matters. Provide assistance with coordination of litigation, government investigations, third-party subpoenas, and other disputes involving the business. Provide training and general legal support to all departments throughout the business as appropriate to proactively manage legal risks where exposures exist.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have J.D. degree with strong academic credentials from a top U.S. law school, and a Bachelor’s degree from a top university. Must be member in good standing of the Illinois Bar. Must have 8-12 years of related legal experience, preferably with time spent in both a top-tier law firm and at an international branded consumer products company in the Food/Beverage industry. General business and commercial law experience, including advising clients on commercial transactions and business development needs is required. Experience handling class action and other complex litigation in multiple jurisdictions considered a plus. Experience handling employment and labor matters considered a plus. Experience with FDA food and dietary supplement law considered a plus. Should have Sound business and legal judgment, with the ability to balance business objectives and risk.

Company info

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Glanbia Foods, Inc.
3500 Lacey Rd
Downers Grove, IL 60515

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