The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for supporting the General Counsel in handling securities law and corporate governance matters; advice and compliance related to extended producer responsibility (EPR) obligations on the company for the treatment and disposal of certain consumer products; and supporting the company’s environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) and sustainability efforts, including domestic and foreign filings concerning non-financial metrics. This attorney will supervise outside counsel and other advisors on corporate securities and sustainability matters. The candidate must be comfortable operating in a team environment with confidence in their judgments and demonstrate an ability to communicate with senior management in a concise and effective way.
This position is an “in the office” (not remote work) position.
Securities Law and Corporate Governance – Among other items, the Corporate Counsel will assist with securities law reporting and compliance, including periodic reports, current reports, and registration statements and preparation and filing of the company’s annual proxy statement; capital markets activities; and state, federal and certain foreign regulatory matters related to financing and governance.
EPR – Advise on compliance with expanding EPR laws governing the management of used and end-of-life electronic equipment, batteries, medical devices, unwanted pharmaceuticals, and plastic packaging and waste in the U.S. and in other countries. Help establish and launch regional and global product take-back programs.
ESG / Sustainability – Help develop, refine, and effectuate global strategies for ESG reporting and sustainability initiatives, including providing strategic input and legal advice on sustainability policy, due diligence, governance, and reporting issues. Develop and improve internal policies, procedures, and capabilities on ESG and sustainability matters, including as necessary to meet third-party assurance and verification requirements.
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