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Corporate Counsel

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Summary

The In House Counsel provides legal advice and support to various teams across several business units within Lidl US. This position ensures that applicable business units are provided accurate and timely legal advice, and are equipped with relevant policies, procedures, and written agreements. The role minimizes the Company’s legal exposure in transactions and operations, ensuring its compliance with US laws and regulations, and applicable Lidl international requirements. In addition this individual will oversee the team dedicated to obtaining food establishment, business and alcohol licenses for stores and distribution centers.

What You’ll Do

  • Provide legal advice and support to business units, including executive leadership and regional management, about legal issues and risks, as well as company policies and procedures
  • Understand federal, state and local licensing regulations and develop detailed timelines to ensure licenses are obtained prior to store openings
  • Oversee team dedicated to obtaining licenses for stores and distribution centers
  • Manage actual and potential litigation matters with an emphasis on commercial litigation
  • Provide transactional/contractual support for specific business units, including assisting with contract negotiations and producing and reviewing contracts
  • Develop contract standards and provide contract samples as needed
  • Monitor state and federal legislation and government agency enforcement priorities and advise of developments that may affect business units
  • Communicate with courts, authorities and third-party attorneys as needed
  • Provide reports in accordance with the specifications of Management and Legal & Compliance International
  • Develop and implement trainings on legal matters
  • Engage, supervise and manage outside counsel

What You’ll Need

  • 2 - 4 years of professional experience in relevant legal field
  • Juris Doctor (JD) Degree from an accredited US law school required
  • Member in Good Standing of at least 1 state bar required (Virginia preferred); must be able to present Certificate of Good Standing from State Bar
  • Strong contract drafting, research, analytical, and negotiation skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to research legal issues and provide clear and concise written and oral advice
  • Ability to work under pressure and to quickly adapt to changing circumstances

What You’ll Receive

At Lidl, we know that in order for our people to do their best, they must be at their best. That’s why as a company, we offer one of the most generous benefits packages in the industry.

 

All our Lidl employees are eligible to receive the following benefits:

  • Medical | Dental | Vision coverage
  • Paid Holiday & Paid Time Off (PTO) 
  • 401k Plan (+ 5% company match and no vesting schedule)
  • And so much more, visit our benefits page for more details and the latest updates

 

In addition to the great benefits above, our Full-Time employees receive these additional benefits: Group Term Life & AD&D Insurance, Short & Long-Term Disability Insurance, Voluntary Critical Illness and/or Accident Insurance, Parental Leave – 100% pay for birth mothers and non-birth parents, Additional Paid Time-Off  & Sick Time. 

Location

HQ {amount} miles
3500 S Clark Street
Arlington, 22202

Employment Type

Full-Time

Experience Level

Management

Reference number

67421

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