General Counsel


Auburn Hills, MI, US

Entry Level:  Professionals (3+ years)
Function:  Legal & Patent

Webasto Roof Systems Inc. is currently recruiting for General Counsel located at their HQ in Auburn Hills, MI.   
If you have experience working for a large company with international roots, then this position might be right for you! 



Job Responsibilities:


• Responsible for all legal issues of the company, except HR and tax law, including in particular, but not limited to compliance, corporate law, M&A, antitrust and competition law, state and federal law, data protection law, financing law, factoring, and/or any other aspect of general civil law
• Supporting the board of directors and all departments, business units and the region Americas with respect to any legal issue
• Corporate housekeeping with respect to the Webasto subsidiaries in the region
• Drafting and negotiating agreements with customers, suppliers and partners of the company and/or its subsidiaries in the region
• Preparing and execution any litigation and/or legal settlements together with external lawyers, if necessary
• Establishing and running a team of legal counsels/ experts able to support the functions in the region and the group functions
• Establishing a compliance management system
• Responsible for compliance in the region as chief compliance officer of the region
• Executing the Webasto group policies
• Supporting the General Counsel in developing the compliance management and data protection system
• Development and execution of legal trainings for the departments of the company and in the region

Education and Experience:


• Juris Doctorate degree required
• 6 to 10 years of post-bar experience with a law firm and/or as senior legal associate or senior legal counsel in a company and employment law
• Wide experience and excellence in the legal fields of corporate, M&A, civil, antitrust, competition, banking, product liability law, including compliance
• Member in good standing of at least one U.S. State Bar
• Excellent communication and team member skills
• Ability to work independently, collaboratively and durably 



Webasto is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against  race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status. 

Nearest Major Market: Detroit