Illinois Tool Works (“ITW”) has engaged Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Commercial Counsel.
Company: Founded in 1912, ITW (NYSE: ITW) is a global industrial company centered on a differentiated and proprietary business model. The Company’s six industry leading segments leverage the ITW Business Model to generate solid growth with best-in-class margins and returns in markets where highly innovative, customer focused solutions are required. ITW’s 50,000+ dedicated colleagues around the world thrive in our decentralized, entrepreneurial culture. In 2021, ITW achieved revenues of $14.5 billion.
Position: Reporting to the Associate General Counsel, this position will serve as trusted legal advisor to one of ITW’s six segments on a variety of commercial legal matters, with a principal focus on reviewing and negotiating commercial agreements, supporting commercial strategies, and developing efficient contract management processes.
Experience: The successful candidate will have at least five (5) years of legal experience gained in a sophisticated law firm environment or a prominent in-house legal department, with experience drafting, reviewing, and negotiating complex commercial agreements or advising on other transactional matters.
Location: Glenview, Illinois. Local candidates preferred.
Bar: Admission to a State Bar of any jurisdiction in the United States and licensed to practice in Illinois (or admitted to the respective Illinois Bar within a reasonable time following the commencement of the position).
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