Mondelez International, Inc. (“Mondelez”)has engaged Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Senior Counsel – Commercial (United States) (“Senior Counsel”).
Company: Mondel?z empowers people to snack right in over 150 countries around the world. It is leading the future of snacking with iconic global and local brands such as Oreo, belVita and LU biscuits; Cadbury Dairy Milk, Milka, and Toblerone chocolate; Sour Patch Kids candy and Trident gum. It is one of the largest snack companies in the world with global net revenues of approximately $28.7 billion in 2021. Mondel?z holds the #1 global position in biscuits (cookies and crackers) and #2 in chocolate, while it is growing rapidly in baked snacks. The Company also makes and sells gum & candy as well as various cheese & grocery and powdered beverage products in certain markets. Mondel?z has operations in more than 80 countries and employs around 80,000 in its factories, offices, research and development facilities, and distribution activities around the world. For more information, please visit: https://www.mondelezinternational.com.
Position: The Senior Counsel will report to the Chief Counsel – Commercial. The Senior Counsel will provide solution oriented legal advice to the Mondel?z’s commercial marketing and sales teams in the United States with a focus on the following areas of law: antitrust and competition law; advertising, media, and marketing law; intellectual property law; food and regulatory law; corporate and commercial law; contracts, transactions, and licensing; and crisis prevention and management.
Experience: The successful candidate will have at least six (6) years of experience practicing law at a major law firm, in-house and/or agency. The successful candidate will also have significant anti-trust experience and Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) industry experience.
Location: East Hanover, NJ (Hybrid – at least 50% of time spent in person onsite).
Bar Admission: Licensed to practice law in New Jersey or eligible to become licensed as in-house counsel in New Jersey.
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