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Corporate Counsel in Racine at Elevate

Date Posted: 6/15/2018

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Job Description

Elevate’s customer, a Global Equipment Company, is looking for an experienced Corporate Counsel to join the legal department and to provide legal counsel and advice to business units on moderately complex to complex legal matters in a wide variety of practice areas.  

Specifically you will:

  • Provide legal counsel and perform analysis and research across the organization on various legal issues, policies and procedures. 
  • Provide legal and commercial contracts coverage and advise on a broad range of commercial transactions.
  • Provide practical advice to the sales team when negotiating with large global customers. 
  • Identify and prioritize key risks for the organization in compliance areas across business units and functions.
  • Partner across the organization to implement appropriate policies and compliance training.
  • Collaborate with internal audit to implement appropriate monitoring in partnership with external legal counsel for international businesses.
  • Support the risk committee.
  • Conduct internal investigations as necessary.
  • Provide regular reports to executive management.
  • Assist in ensuring the organization maintains ongoing regulatory compliance with applicable federal and state laws, rules and regulations.

Skills for Success:

  • Excellent problem-solving, critical thinking, and time management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact with senior-level executives.  
  • Experience with complex legal issues.
  • Effective team working skills.

You might be the right person if you:      

  • Are a self-starter who learns quickly and enjoys practicing in a wide variety of areas of law.
  • Have legal experience working for an Am Law 200 or regional law firm.
  • Have the ability to multi-task and work effectively in a fast-paced dynamic environment.
  • Have first class organizational skills and can manage your time effectively.


  • Minimum of 3-7 years of experience as a practicing attorney.
  • Minimum of 2 years providing corporate legal counsel within a manufacturing environment.
  • 2 years of experience with commercial transactions.
  • Knowledge of marketing, advertising law desirable.
  • Minimum of 3 years in private practice at a regional or national level law firm.


  • JD from an accredited law school.
  • Licensed and in good standing in at least one state.

Elevate is the law company. We provide consulting, technology and services to law departments and law firms. Our global team of lawyers, engineers, consultants and business experts improve efficiency, quality and outcomes for customers worldwide. Elevate’s achievements and distinctions include:

  • Ranked on the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest-Growing Private Companies two years in a row.
  • Ranked as a top Global Services Provider by Chambers & Partners three years in a row.
  • Lead Partner of the FT Innovative Lawyers Awards.

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