The Manufacturing/Development Legal Support Division plays an important role in contributing to the success of Honda's global operations.
Honda has a clear vision for the future in 2030, and it's a joyful one! We are looking for people with the individual skills, courage, persistence, and dreams that will help us reach our future-focused goals. We are seeking diversity of thought and experience to drive innovation and help us make fully informed decisions.
This position requires providing high quality, proactive commercial & contracts legal services and advice on a timely and cost-effective basis for moderate to complex matters to a variety of Honda companies to help minimize legal risks. Responsibilities will include:
IT & General Contracts advice and negotiation: Provide high quality commercial contract advice, negotiation, and review in a timely and cost-effective manner, to enable the applicable Honda divisions to meet legal obligations and reduce risk for moderate to complex contracts, especially in the area of information technology contracts.
Legal case management: Work with and support litigation team in contract and commercial disputes for applicable Honda entities. Manage applicable outside counsel and expert fees, to reach the best long-term solution for Honda in moderate to complex matters.
Knowledge management: Follow changes in all relevant laws and regulations, and in contracting best practices, and exchange and share knowledge within the applicable Honda entity/division/department, as well as train Honda associates in legal best practices, to improve the awareness, quality and effectiveness of the legal function.
Juris Doctorate Degree from an Accredited Law School
Admittance to the Ohio Bar, Indiana, South Carolina or Alabama Bar (depending on location of AHM office)
5 to 9 years of experience as an attorney in commercial contracts
Good knowledge of the areas of Commercial, Contracts, and Regulatory Legal, practice areas
Good skills in communication, problem solving, customer satisfaction, building relationships, coaching, decision-making, risk analysis, flexibility/adaptability, patience, listening, good writing, risk taking, focusing on achieving results and supporting others to achieve results, and legal technical knowledge.
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