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Sr. Counsel

Company: Adient plc
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTIONPrimary Purpose:Under broad direction from the Executive Director and Associate General Counsel - Litigation, provide support to the Adient business on labor and employment, litigation and commercial transactions matters arising in Latin America (Brazil, Mexico and Argentina).Primary Duties:Provide proactive, efficient and cost-effective management of Adient's litigation portfolio in the region, which includes a substantial labor litigation portfolio. Create and deploy litigation and dispute resolution management processes and related tools, including early case assessment and budgeting discipline, to drive consistent management and reporting of litigation across the Latin American region.Counsel and advise Human Resources, as well as general managers and their respective management teams, on day to day labor and employment matters. Formulate conclusions, render legal opinions and recommend best course of action based upon laws and regulations of the applicable country.Actively engage with internal clients from multiple business units and department, customers, vendors, and other third parties; provide practical, business-savvy counseling and support to the business in commercial transactions and related issues, including risk mitigation and dispute avoidance counseling in accordance with the company's policies.--Review, draft and negotiate various types of sales and procurement contracts, including IT, data and software licensing agreements, with varying degrees of complexity and risks in the region. Propose, develop and monitor preventive law and compliance programs (including training) to reduce litigation and company exposure to legal risk in Latin America.--Keep current regarding trends and substantive changes in relevant law in Latin America as reflected in judicial precedent, legislation, and/or government regulations affecting the company. Effectively communicate the same to management and assist in formulating actionable improvements to ensure compliance.Develop and maintain appropriate forms, tools, playbooks and processes and identify opportunities to continually improve and optimize the same; drive standardization and efficiencies across areas of support (labor and employment, litigation and commercial transactions).Proactively collaborate across regions with other members of the Adient Legal Department, outside counsel and other non-traditional legal resources and take leadership role on both legal and business projects.Drive efficient, effective and practical use of outside counsel and management of outside counsel costs. Effectively utilize Legal Department electronic tools and applications, including CounselLink matter management system and eBilling processesEffectively execute other legal services as directed.Job Specifications:

  • J.D., L.L.M, or equivalent law degree from accredited law school and member of relevant licensing association.
    • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience in a major law firm, a publicly traded multi-national corporation or both.--
    • Must be fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish, both oral and written.
    • Experience in the automotive industry is a preferred.
    • Ability to make solid judgment calls under pressure.
    • Solid and efficient drafting skills with knowledge of standard contracting administration procedures, concepts, principles and methods.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • Demonstrated:
      • Negotiation skills and ability to influence without authority.
      • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to build positive relationships with management, other members of the legal team and external parties.
      • Strong analytical skills; solid decision making capabilities coupled with the ability to analyze situations and provide practical recommendations.
      • Strong critical thinking skills; ability to anticipate questions and provide alternative outcomes with resulting recommendations.
      • Results oriented; effective at managing multiple priorities under tight deadlines, ability to prioritize conflicting demands, organize time and resources to deliver consistent results for the business and bring assignments to successful completion.
      • High degree of business acumen; strong technical aptitude; proficiency with Microsoft Office to include: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
      • Travel will be required to Brazil and to Mexico (15-20% time requirement).Location: Plymouth, MichiganThis job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the candidate. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the candidate. The candidate may be required to perform other related duties.PRIMARY LOCATIONCentral Tech Unit Plymouth MI Posted 30+ Days Ago Full time R-09572 About Us Adient (NYSE: ADNT) is a global leader in automotive seating.--With 81,000 employees in 34 countries, Adient operates 220 manufacturing/assembly plants worldwide. We produce and deliver automotive seating for all major OEMs. From complete seating systems to individual components, our expertise spans every step of the automotive seat-making process. Our integrated, in-house skills allow us to take our products from research and design to engineering and manufacturing - and into more than 23 million vehicles every year. For more information on Adient, please visit

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