About the Position:
Our client, a growing international leader in the food and pharmaceutical industry, is seeking a corporate attorney to join as Corporate Counsel in its far west suburban Chicago office (hybrid, 2 days). The person in this position will provide general commercial legal services to several business units in the U.S. and Canada. Duties include review, negotiation and drafting of strategic commercial agreements, including material transfer agreements, purchase agreements, and sales agreements. The attorney will also assist with compliance and privacy initiatives, supporting M&A transactions, employment matters, and any other legal needs that may arise. Target candidates will have 5 or more years of general corporate experience in a law firm or in-house environment, preferably including in-house experience at a global organization. Local candidates only – no relos.
· 5-10 years of experience in a law firm or in-house
· Strong B2B commercial contracting experience
· Experience in or with food or pharmaceutical industries is a plus (supply or purchase of supplies to or from)
· Hybrid work arrangements
· Office located in a desirable western Chicago suburb