The Senior Counsel / Deputy General Counsel will help protect Shaklee’s legal interests in the U.S. and abroad. This role assists Shaklee’s General Counsel in planning, directing, and overseeing certain aspects of Shaklee’s legal affairs and ensuring that all business policies and activities are managed correctly and in compliance with current local laws. The successful candidate will be required to offer sound legal advice and solutions to internal clients pertaining to domestic and global business affairs, including litigation, HR matters, regulatory affairs, real estate, and contracts. This position reports to the General Counsel.
Negotiate, structure, and close a wide variety of commercial contracts, supporting our Technology, Operations, Marketing, Sales, HR, and Finance organizations in North America, with a particular focus on commercial transactions.
Build and strengthen workflows, and processes between the Legal department and other departments; partner with co-workers in a company culture that is open, welcoming, and well-respected in the industry
Direct certain aspects of Shaklee’s legal affairs and ensuring that all business policies and activities are managed correctly and in compliance with current laws
Review changes to commercial laws and regulations and advises management about any impact to the Company
Provide guidance and counsel to management on business transactions and initiatives
Ensure that all company communications, contracts, documents and filings undergo a legal review
Engage and coordinate with outside counsel for certain matters