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Sr. Legal Counsel (Litigation and Regulatory)

REQ: REQ-144751 Legal

Panasonic Corporate
  • Newark, NJ, United States
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Panasonic- Senior Legal Counsel- Litigation and Regulatory

Every moment of every day, people all over the world turn to Panasonic to make their lives simpler, more enjoyable, more productive and more secure. Since our founding almost a century ago, we’ve been committed to improving peoples’ lives and making the world a better place–one customer, one business, one innovative leap at a time. Come join our journey.  
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What You'll Get to Do:   

  • Work at the North American headquarters of a global leader in technological innovation and one of the world’s first purpose driven brands. At Panasonic, we believe that technology should contribute to making society a better place and we have shown that over more than 100 years with our products, services and solutions.  Our employees are guided by the Seven Principles established by our founder Kōnosuke Matsushita: Contribution to Society, Fairness and Honesty, Cooperation and Team Spirit, Untiring Effort for Improvement, Courtesy and Humility, Adaptability and Gratitude.
What You'll Bring:    Education and Experience  
  • Law degree from accredited law school required.  Admission to a state bar, NJ or NY preferred or eligibility to obtain in-house counsel license in NJ.
  • Minimum 8 years' experience at a law firm and or corporate legal department with a focus on product safety or product liability, product warranty, regulatory compliance and general commercial litigation.
  • Substantive knowledge of regulatory compliance and reporting to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
  • Experience advising clients in all stages of civil litigation including strategy for pre-litigation dispute resolution and risk mitigation, discovery, motion practice, mediation, arbitration and knowledge of insurance related issues.
  • Experience with Environmental Product Regulation, including compliance with EPA regulations, or knowledge of Antitrust Law, a plus. 


Other Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strategic thinking and communication
  • Strong business acumen and experience advising business leaders, including senior management
  • Ability to work with cross functional teams
  • Inquisitive nature and willingness to research emerging issues which may impact the company


Other Requirements

  • Occasional travel may be required
What We Offer:      
  • Competitive compensation package 
  • Comprehensive benefits 
  • Pet Insurance 
  • Paid Parental Care Leave 
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Educational Assistance
  • Flexible Work Program
  • Volunteer time Off
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Total Well Being Program 
Panasonic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law or company policy. All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Pre-employment drug testing is required for safety sensitive positions or as may otherwise be required by contract or law. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Corporation of North America. 
Panasonic prioritizes total wellbeing. We offer a wide variety of benefits and programs to support your physical, emotional, financial, social and environmental health. 
The salary range of $155K-$170K is just one component of Panasonic’s total package. Actual compensation varies depending on the individual’s knowledge, skills, experience, and location. This role may be eligible for discretionary bonuses and incentives. 
We understand that your career search may look different than others and embrace the professional, personal, educational, and volunteer opportunities through which people gain experience. If you are actively looking or starting to explore new opportunities, send us your application!           #LI-AS1     

REQ: REQ-144751 Legal

  • Newark, NJ, United States
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