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Corporate Counsel, Mergers and Acquisitions - Shelton, CT

Date: Sep 18, 2021

Location: Shelton, CT, US, 06484-4300

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world.  Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution.  An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today.  As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups.  Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.

Posting Address

Hubbell Incorporated

40 Waterview Drive
Shelton, CT 06484

Position Overview

Seeking a corporate attorney with at least 4-6 years of experience with mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, commercial law, corporate law, transactional and compliance matters and other public company corporate legal matters.  The successful candidate should have a business orientation and extensive negotiation skills and experience.  This position will report to Hubbell Incorporated’s Associate General Counsel and will be responsible for providing legal counsel to Hubbell’s enterprise and segment internal clients.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Functional lead for the Company’s mergers and acquisitions process (overseeing diligence and document negotiation, and providing counsel on legal issues and integration matters) in concert with cross-functional teams and, as needed, outside counsel
  • Legal lead for public company financial transactions
  • Advising and leading corporate entity reorganizations, consolidations, dissolutions, intercompany activities, restructurings and repatriation of capital across Hubbell’s enterprise, including significant international work
  • Reviewing and advising on various corporate compliance issues and regulatory matters, including, without limitation, antitrust and financial matters
  • Participating in the design and development of corporate policies, procedures, and programs required for a public company and providing counsel and guidance on legal, regulatory and compliance matters
  • Managing effective use, coordination and oversight of outside counsel and legal spend
  • Collaborating and working as part of a team with business leaders and other partners to provide innovative solutions in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Developing an understanding of and familiarity with the operation of the company’s business, products, markets, facilities, and customers

Skills and Experience

  • Hard-working, energetic, creative, self-motivated, and exhibit a passion for understanding Hubbell’s business and contributing to its business objectives
  • Sound ethical compliance and an ability to work independently and as part of a team, across various non-Legal functions and geographies
  • Ability to demonstrate business savvy and strategic thinking to problem solve matters and drive solutions
  • An ethics-oriented attorney with sound character and excellent business, legal and ethical judgment
  • Significant experience in leading acquisitions and dispositions across multiple functions and stakeholders
  • Significant experience drafting and negotiating contracts, licenses and other agreements
  • Strong understanding of business financials
  • Effective communicator, with the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with clients, co-workers, and colleagues
  • Strong organizational and project management skills and the ability to handle a high volume of matters while balancing competing demands
  • Self-starter, willing to take initiative, lead and manage projects and drive projects to conclusion
  • Outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills and the ability to communicate (both orally and in written form) and interact effectively with clients and colleagues at all levels of the organization
  • In-house experience strongly preferred, but not required
  • Public company experience preferred, but not required
  • Admission to the Connecticut Bar or another U.S. jurisdiction

 

 

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Education

Doctorate Degree in Law

Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.


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