Corporate Counsel - M&A & Corporate Governance
Posted on: September 7, 2021
Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common
purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable
place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and
passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in
knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society,
and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity,
collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront
of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to
find new ways to foster innovation and positive change.
As a member
of the Legal team, reporting to the VP, Legal Affairs - M&A,
Executive Compensation, Corporate Maintenance, serve as a primary
attorney for UL’s corporate and business leadership. Acts as a
trusted legal advisor and provides legal counseling and advice on
matters of legal impact to the company.
and directly advising business partners on acquisition, joint
venture and other strategic transactions, projects, and strategic
and advising on executive compensation matters;
and advising on corporate governance and board matters;
and advising on corporate maintenance matters for the UL group of
cross-functionally to resolve project, contractual, commercial,
operational, compliance, and other issues.
analyzes and advises on legal issues related to UL’s specific legal
drafts and negotiates transactional and other
in or leads special projects furthering corporate and strategic
current knowledge of applicable laws and standards and monitor
advancements to ensure organizational adaptation and
refines and implements policies, processes, and technical and
organizational controls to ensure UL’s compliance with applicable
laws and regulations around the globe.
- Manages and
coordinates legal advice and support of UL Legal with respect to
strategic initiatives and provide expertise and guidance to
- Consult and
coordinate with other UL attorneys, as well as external counsel, as
appropriate to ensure the proper approach.
other duties as directed.
- JD from a top-tier law
- Bar admission in good
- 4+ years relevant
- Experience with corporate
- Top law firm experience strongly
- M&A experience
Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t
new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place
has been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply
engrained in everything we do.
People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about
working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going
beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. We’re able to
deliver the best because we employ the best.
Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we
eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create.
We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how
people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles,
you will get international experience working with colleagues
around the world.
Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with
targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as
our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs
for employees at all stages, including a technical training track
for applicable roles.
Rewards: All employees at UL are eligible
for bonus compensation. UL offers a generous 401k matching
structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest an
additional 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first
year of continuous employment. We provide Healthcare Reimbursement
Accounts and Health Savings Accounts that UL contributes to twice
per year! Depending on your role, you can work with your manager on
flexible working arrangements. We also provide employees with paid
time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time
Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily.
We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every
day. This is our normal.
Curious? To learn more about us and the work we do,
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