Attorney / Counsel

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THE COMPANY

Continental Automotive is one of the largest automotive manufacturers in the world and a leader in automated driving. Through our pioneering technologies and services, we’re changing the future of mobility to make it more safe, smart and sustainable. Our Auburn Hills, MI location is seeking a highly self-motivated and detail-oriented Attorney to join our Group Compliance, Law & Intellectual Property team. The ideal candidate has patent application preparation and prosecution experience.

Are you ready to shape the future with us?

THE POSITION

  • Review, negotiate and draft various domestic and international commercial contracts with suppliers and customers.
  • Provide legal and business advice necessary to support all company business areas and corporate functions with daily operations.
  • Counsel and train employees on relevant legal and compliance issues, best practices and corporate strategies.
  • Manage customer & supplier disputes and formal litigation matters.
  • Federal government agency experience and real estate transactions experience desired.
  • Must have ability to explain complex, challenging issues in a clear manner to all levels of the organization, including senior management.
  • Must have ability to work directly with and gain client confidence.
  • Must have ability to work with international clients and colleagues.

WHY YOU SHOULD APPLY

  • Immediate Benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • Tuition & Employee Discounts
  • Annual Bonus
  • Employer 401(k) Match
  • And more benefits that come with working for a global industry leader!
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Váš profil

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Juris Doctorate Degree with a license to practice law in the United States
  • Minimum ten years of professional working experience as an attorney in a corporation, law firm, or both, with at least five years’ experience reviewing, negotiating, and drafting various domestic and international commercial contracts.
  • Must be flexible and able to work independently and within a highly functional team under tight deadlines, handle multiple tasks, work collaboratively, think creatively, take the initiative and respond quickly to changing priorities and goals.
  • Able to work in a collaborative teamwork style work environment and be willing to assist/support others.
  • Federal government agency experience and real estate transactions experience desired.
  • Must have ability to explain complex, challenging issues in a clear manner to all levels of the organization, including senior management.
  • Must have ability to work directly with and gain client confidence.
  • Must have ability to work with international clients and colleagues.
  • Ability to think strategically and make decisions.
  • Fluency in English. German capability is a plus.
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally (up to 30%)

***Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

***Continental is not able to pay relocation expenses for this opportunity

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s Degree
  • Strong knowledge of UCC Article 2; UCC Article 9 Secured Transactions experience preferred
  • Advertising and marketing law / contract experience preferred
  • Work experience in the automotive industry.
  • Solid judgment and business acumen, and understanding of business operations.
  • Self-motivated and efficient, with good business judgment and analytical skills.
  • Forward-thinking and creative, with the confidence to present and advocate for the implementation of ideas.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize effectively and to make and implement tough and potentially unpopular decisions.
  • Clear understanding and adherence to ethical principles, company values, codes of conduct, and corporate policies.
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Co nabízíme

EEO-Statement:

EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to Careers@conti-na.com or contact US Recruiting at 248.393.5566. This telephone line and email address are reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not call about the status of your job application, if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a call back.

 

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O nás

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2021, Continental generated sales of €33.8 billion and currently employs more than 190,000 people in 58 countries and markets. On October 8, 2021, the company celebrated its 150th anniversary. The Automotive group sector comprises technologies for passive safety, brake, chassis, motion and motion control systems. Innovative solutions for assisted and automated driving, display and operating technologies, as well as audio and camera solutions for the vehicle interior, are also part of the portfolio, as is intelligent information and communication technology for the mobility services of fleet operators and commercial vehicle manufacturers. Comprehensive activities relating to connectivity technologies, vehicle electronics and high-performance computers round off the range of products and services

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