This position will provide general commercial legal support to the Brunswick corporate and divisional teams. The role will primarily support the Corporate M&A team but will also provide general commercial transactional counseling for supplier agreements, dealer/distributor agreements, real estate and financing transactions.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide primary legal support to the Corporate M&A team (mergers/acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, and related strategic business opportunities), including deal documentation (NDA, LOI, transaction agreements), support for due diligence teams, and post-closing activity.
Manage relationships with outside counsel, including overseeing work product and cost-effectiveness.
Advise corporate functions (Finance, IT, Tax and Treasury) and divisional teams.
Provide prompt commercial, practical legal advice to the corporate and divisional business teams to facilitate, improve, and strengthen operational decision-making through integration of legal analysis as part of the overall business development process.
Identify and implement process improvements within Legal Department practices and policies.
Support and train legal and business team members as required and provide appropriate direction and support to Legal Department staff.
3-6 years of experience in general commercial transactions, including M&A
Outstanding academic record
Clear, concise, effective communicator
Demonstrated integrity, initiative, resilience
Must be able to provide advice with an eye to appropriate risk/reward tradeoffs in the context of larger business goals
Willingness to take on new challenges
Licensed to practice law in Illinois
Working knowledge of finance and accounting principles
Past representation of or in-house experience in a manufacturing company
Additional Salary Information: yearly bonus target, 401K with match + profit sharing contribution
Internal Number: JR-025409
About Brunswick Corporation
Brunswick Corporation is a publicly held company listed on the New York and Chicago stock exchanges, with sales over $5.2 billion in 2018. While we are family to approximately 16,000 employees around the world, three divisions in more than 30 countries create a local environment. Our global headquarters is located in the Chicago suburb of Mettawa, IL. Since Brunswick was founded in 1845, the Company has grown to become a world leader in the marine industry. We’ve been successful in the market for so long because we maintain a focus on driving innovation, while leveraging best practices and veteran industry knowledge. Here, your ideas for company growth are backed by a 175-year legacy of experience.
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