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Assistant General Counsel

Company: LG Electronics
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

At LG, innovation is the foundation of everything we do. We make products and services that make lives better, easier and happier through increased functionality and fun. Put simply, we make Life Good from home appliances, consumer electronics, vehicle components and mobile communications to business innovations in digital signage, air conditioning, solar and LED lighting.

We are currently seeking our newest innovator to join our dynamic team as a Senior Counsel/Assistant General Counsel on the B2B & Corporate Operations Legal Support Team!

Summary

The Senior Counsel or Assistant General Counsel (depending upon experience level) of B2B Commercial & Litigation will manage activities related to litigation and its B2B commercial businesses concentrating on its Air Solutions (AS) and Energy Storage Solution (ESS) operations. Position will further serve to ensure appropriate controls are in place to mitigate litigation risks and provide business legal support for AS, ESS, and other B2B businesses.

Responsibilities

  • Providing advice on litigation risks to business partners and colleagues in the law department
  • Draft, review, and support negotiation of various types of complex agreements, including agreements with distributors, applied representatives, and product purchasing related to LGs AS, ESS, and other B2B business clients
  • Review and advice on proposed external communications including press releases, external presentations, white papers, remarks, and other marketing materials for AS and other B2B businesses
  • Manage outside law firm partners. Budget and track spending and associated forecasting and reporting requirements for litigation matters
  • Manage and/or support pre-litigation and litigation disputes, government administrative agency actions, or investigations
  • Work with insurance companies to optimize coverage
  • Assist with collection and review of documents in connection with litigation
  • Assist in the development and implementation of litigation, discovery, and investigations policies and procedures
  • Generally support LG Electronics B2B business teams in the U.S. as needed

Qualifications

  • JD degree, plus at least 5-7 years relevant experience, including at least 4 years litigation
  • Experience with construction litigation or commercial construction contracts a plus
  • Strong execution and project management skills and ability to corral stakeholders from across a global organization on cross-functional projects
  • Negotiation experience
  • In-house legal experience preferred, particularly in connection with litigation management
  • Highly developed organizational skills and the ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects with aggressive time lines
  • Ability to work independently and with accountability within a multinational corporate group
  • Position located in Alpharetta, GA, with travel (20%) required. Georgia Bar license or ability to become licensed required

LG Electronics, USA Inc., LG Mobile Research USA LLC, LG Electronics, Alabama, inc., LGEVU and Zenith Electronics LLC provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the Company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics.

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Keywords: LG Electronics, Alpharetta , Assistant General Counsel, Other , Alpharetta, Georgia

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