Corporate Counsel

Date:  Sep 5, 2022
Location:  New York
Company:  Shiseido
Country/Region:  US
Custom Field 4:  Employee (Permanent)
Company:  Shiseido

Job Summary:

Mid to Sr. level position includes the following responsibilities: 

Reviews, drafts, and negotiates a wide range of complex legal documentation relating to every company department.  Documentation includes the following: Master Services Agreements, Manufacturing Agreements, Outsourcing Agreements, Supply Agreements, Vendor Agreements, Licensing Agreements, Consulting Agreements, Spokesperson Agreements, Event and Sponsorship Agreements, IT Agreements, Software Licensing Agreements, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Confidentiality Agreements, and various Corporate Contracts. 

Works with corporate departments/business teams to implement intent and company standards in various agreements. 

Counsels and advises corporate departments, business teams and personnel on compliance with company policy and risk assessment relating to potential legal, financial, and practical issues and exposure


Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities related to communications with business team in preparation of review/negotiation of agreements, obtaining relevant facts and issues in prior discussions between the parties. In addition, time spent resolving ongoing issues between business and contracted party and advising on same. (35% of the time)
  • Responsibilities relating to the drafting, review, redrafting of the documentation, and negotiation of same.  (55% of the time)
  • Responsibilities related to reporting to management, internal departmental meetings, managing of support staff and other corporate functions. (10% of the time)


Principal Working Relationships:

  • Procurement (direct & indirect)
  • Brand business teams               


Qualifications & Competencies:


  • Minimum 5-7 years law firm and/or in house counsel experience plus Consumer Goods and/or Manufacturing experience.
  • Law degree / Bar Admission


  • Possess organizational, oral, and written communication skills and ability to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
  • Requires proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. 



Shiseido is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other classification protected by Federal, State or Local law

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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