Markham,

WESCO is known for the best service and the best people, always going above and beyond to provide top-notch service to our customers. As a leading global provider of supply chain solutions, WESCO’s goal is to ensure that our customers have the products they need, when and where they need them — whether that is on a construction site or in a manufacturing plant. We back up those products with proven expert services that help companies increase efficiency and productivity, reduce costs, create safer workplaces, and achieve sustainability goals. If this is a culture you want to be a part of, we invite you to join WESCO, a place where inclusion and diversity is valued and continuous improvement is a way of life.

·         Responsible for handling and leading a variety of legal matters, including complex legal matters, and projects. 

·         Responsible for leading project teams and cross-functional groups.

·         Supervises and provides direction to other team members. 

·         Expertise in relevant legal practice areas, and provides counsel related to those areas to business clients.

·         Provides practical and actionable advice to management on legal matters, developments and changes in laws and regulations, develops policies and ensures compliance in those areas.

·         Negotiates, drafts, and reviews legal documents and agreements to accomplish business objectives

EXPERIENCE:

5 years required of significant experience in a law firm, preferably a national or major regional firm, or in-house department, preferably for a large corporation. 

5 years of experience required as an Attorney with subject matter expertise in relevant practice areas

5 years of experience required of complex legal document drafting, review, and negotiations.

 

EDUCATION:

J.D. required

PA bar license required

Excellent academic credentials required

 

SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS:

Strong negotiation skills

Excellent written and oral communication skills, including drafting complex legal contracts and documents

Responsible, accountable, client-focused person who showcases department well (e.g., responsive, knowledgeable, professional, timely) and integrates well into the larger organization

Good business acumen, provides creative and practical solutions to problems

Adept at communicating in layman’s terms and delivering alternatives and solutions in clear, concise manner.

Self-starter, highly motivated, adaptable, flexible, and manages multiple projects and competing priorities, and willing to get their hands dirty (e.g., roll up sleeves and do the heavy lifting).

Good at recognizing an issue, inquisitive, asks right questions and makes extra effort.

Good business partner

Curious, willing to learn new areas and skills

Technologically proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc

 

Working Environment:

General Office – Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc.  

 

physical requirements:

Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time. 

 

mental requirements:

Employee required to organize and coordinate schedules.

Employee required to analyze and interpret complex data.

Employee required to problem-solve. 

Employee required to communicate with the public.

Employee required to manage other employees.

 

For WESCO locations in Canada, we offer a competitive compensation and flexible benefit plan, pension plan, educational assistance plan and more.  Please note, in the recruitment process accommodations for applicants with disabilities are available upon request.

WESCO values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

Markham,

WESCO Distribution is a leader in industrial supply with an extensive offering of electrical, data communications, general maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) and electrical OEM products. We are more than just an electrical distributor - we're a company of procurement specialists, helping customers lower supply chain costs and increase efficiency through LEAN Customer Value Creation (LCVC); and save energy with Green and Sustainability initiatives. Our network of branches delivers industrial supply products fast, and our vast catalog of supplier partners enables WESCO to be your one-stop shop for electrical and MRO products. As a Fortune 500 company our industrial supply solutions leverage our buying power and extensive procurement experience that leaders across a broad range of industries trust to deliver value, service, and results that exceed customer expectations.

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