The recruiting base salary range for this full-time position is $158,500 - $200,000. Individual pay is determined by factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. See our Careers landing page for additional information about our compensation and benefit programs. (Internal Pay Grade: M2L)
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Love. It’s what makes Subaru, Subaru®. And as a leading auto brand in the US, we strive to be More Than a Car Company®. Subaru believes in being a positive force in the communities in which we live and work, not just with donations but with actions that set an example for others to follow. That’s what we call our Subaru Love Promise®.
Provides legal counsel, review, and advisement on a broad range of matters, leads management on litigation and claims, identifies liability, assesses, and provides recommendations for mitigating risk, develops and manages defense strategy, while minimizing costs. Enhances and develops in-house training, supervises and manages the development and performance of support staff and outside counsel, supporting in our work to develop a diverse and highly effective legal team.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Franchise Operations. Partners in on automotive franchise matters including, but not limited to, buy/sell agreements, relocations, add points terminations, chargebacks, and warranty matters. This also includes advising the field Sales/Market Development leaders across the US market. Collaboration with leaders to support various field market/sales activations and troubleshooting on store facility issues and assists in the handling of legal matters related to Independent Subaru Distributors.
Trade Organization. Interfaces with trade organization, as needed.
Training and Development. Provides training on assorted legal topics, as needed.
Leadership. Supervises and manages activities and staff members in the legal function as needed.
Collaborate. Works in tandem with the broader legal team to support, advise, and partner in other practice areas as needed.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
At least eight (8) to ten (10) years of relevant experience
Juris Doctorate from ABA accredited law school, admission to Bar of at least one state and In-House Bar of New Jersey.
8 to 10 years of related experience
Extensive knowledge in the substantive areas for which the incumbent is responsible.
Excellent verbal and written communication, problem solving, analytical, organizational, and negotiating skills with demonstrated ability to achieve results.
Demonstrates success in corporate law department, law firm, or government practice.
Excellent business judgment, agility, and ability to employ strategic thinking.
Team-oriented individual with excellent interpersonal skills, collaborative approach, and ability to provide cross-functional integration.
BENEFITS PACKAGE includes:
Medical, Dental, Vision
Pension, Profit Sharing, and 401K Match
15 Vacation days, 9 Company Holidays, 5 Floating Holidays, and 5 Sick days
Tuition Reimbursement Program
Vehicle Discount Programs and more!
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Hybrid Role - Remote work 2 days per week (After 90 Days Onboarding)
Love. It’s what makes Subaru, Subaru®. As Kelley Blue Book’s Most Trusted Brand for eight years running, Subaru of America is committed to building vehicles our customers can rely on while being a part of a greater good. From our Share the Love events that support numerous charitable organizations to funding we provide for nonprofit organizations in our communities across the country to our zero-landfill production plant, we are proud to say that Subaru is More Than a Car Company®.
Subaru believes in being a positive force in the communities in which we live and work, not just with donations but with actions that set an example for others to follow. That’s what we call our Subaru Love Promise®.