Axalta is a leading global company focused solely on coatings and providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable solutions. From light OEM vehicles, commercial vehicles and refinish applications to electric motors, buildings and pipelines, our coatings are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enable the materials we coat to last longer. With 150 years of experience in the coatings industry, the 13,000 people of Axalta continue to find ways to serve our more than 120,000 customers in 130 countries better every day with the finest coatings, application systems and technology. For more information visit axaltacoatingsystems.com and follow us @axalta on Twitter and on LinkedIn
Why Axalta/ This Opportunity?
This position will report to the General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, Americas, Andy Macan, and be a leader on the Axalta Americas Legal Team. This is a highly visible role within the Axalta Americas region and the global Axalta Legal Department, with significant succession potential. The Associate General Counsel will have front line responsibility for working with Axalta’s business units, procurement and sourcing teams, operations, HR and other functions. This individual must be an excellent business advisor and counselor who is hard-charging (yet tactful), high-energy, dynamic, a problem-solver and a self-starter who will communicate clearly, be responsive, engaged in the business, and proactive. He/she must have the ability to quickly learn new areas of the law and the confidence to counsel colleagues on novel legal questions.
Axalta’s Group General Counsel, Michael Finn, received the 2018 GC Impact Award from The Legal Intelligencer and the Axalta Legal Department has been recognized by the Financial Times as one of the most innovative departments in the USA, won the ACC Value Challenge with Hunton & Williams for their work together on restructuring Axalta’s procurement processes, been named the Winner for Best Law Department – Outside Counsel Management by Philadelphia’s Legal Intelligencer and was a Corporate Counsel finalist for Legal Department of the Year.
Axalta Americas’ attorneys are located in Glen Mills, PA, Mexico City, Mexico and Guarulhos, Brazil. Axalta also has lawyers in Philadelphia, PA, China, Switzerland and Germany. The Associate General Counsel will sit in Axalta Americas’ regional headquarters. The regional headquarters attire is business casual Monday - Thursday, jean-Fridays and is piloting a flexible summer hours schedule.
Role is located in our Americas Office in Glen Mills, PA. Travel for this role is approximately 10%.
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