Overview: The Assistant General Counsel is responsible for providing a broad range of legal services to the company, both directly and in conjunction with outside counsel, with a significant focus on litigation management, intellectual property protection, employment law, and contract drafting and negotiation. The position reports directly to, and works closely with, the General Counsel and will be a business partner who will collaborate effectively across the company.
Firm: Founded in 1855, Crane is a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products. The Company has four business segments: Fluid Handling, Payment & Merchandising Technologies, Aerospace & Electronics and Engineered Materials. Crane has approximately 12,000 employees in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia. In 2015, net sales were approximately $2.7 billion. The Company maintains operations in over 150 locations across 26 countries.
Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with experience.
Experience: Minimum of 10-15 years of experience as an attorney with a mix of top law firm experience and working in-house in a publicly traded corporation (preferably a manufacturing company). Successful candidates will have experience with litigation management, commercial contracts, M&A transactions, intellectual property, and employment law. Candidates must possess a strong business acumen, attention to detail, excellent communication skills with the ability to engage personnel across all levels of the Company and exercise initiative.
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