At Rockwell Automation, we are doing things never before possible . By connecting the imaginations of people with the potential of technology we are helping make the world more intelligent, more connected and more productive.
We're helping the world work better and people work smarter - and we're looking for the forward thinkers, and the problem solvers to make that happen. That's where you come in. The Assistant General Counsel, Lifecycle Services, will provide primary commercial legal support for Rockwell Automation's Lifecycle Services business segment. The role calls for a trusted advisor to the business who understands its strategic initiatives and provides legal support that supports growth, mitigates risk, and assures compliance. The work will focus on supporting new business models using cutting edge technology to "bring the Connected Enterprise to Life" - e.g., information solutions, connected services, IOT, SaaS, cloud, analytics, cybersecurity, ARR, and process - as well as inorganic growth, specifically mergers and acquisitions involving technology. The selected candidate will report directly to the Vice President, Commercial Law.
Your days will never be the same: every day, you'll grow your skills, expertise and career, with opportunities that span industries and regions - all while working for an award-winning, ethical company recognized for its innovation.
Provide proactive counsel to all levels of the business regarding commercial issues;
Collaborate with business management to discern risk tolerance and manage risk;
Serve as an escalation resource to the Contracts and Negotiation team;
Support Business/Corporate Development on major transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and alliance relationships;
Lead or provide critical support for cross-functional initiatives to enable the company's evolution into new business models that "bring the Connected Enterprise to life" - i.e., information solutions, connected services, and process;
Train business clients on relevant legal issues;
Work with interdisciplinary project and transaction teams, including other peers and functions within the Office of General Counsel;
Select, retain, and manage outside counsel; manage costs and staffing; use budgets;
Provide input into risk management and compliance activities;
Serve as liaison - in effect, a "one-stop shop" - for the Lifecycle Services business to the functions and subject matter experts within the Office of General Counsel;
Drive continuous improvement in the effectiveness and efficiency of our Legal Department.
Law degree from a US accredited Law School or equivalent;
Minimum of seven years of law firm or in-house experience; corporate in-house experience a plus, but not required;
Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening
Strengths in technology and M&A are preferred;
Orientation toward business results; sufficient maturity, experience, and business acumen to become a trusted advisor to and an integral member of the Lifecycle Services management team;
Sound legal and business judgment; ability to assess risk and balance legal and business considerations;
Excellent communication skills;
Experience managing and improving processes and driving continuous improvement and takes initiative to solve problems;
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability and veterans.
If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation during the application process, please contact our services team at +1 (844) 404-7427.
Internal Number: R21-1855
About Rockwell Automation
When you choose Rockwell Automation, you join countless talented employees who have helped us establish our leadership position in the automation industry over the past century.
You join a diverse, inclusive and global community with a passion for innovation. A place where you can partner with great minds and inspiring people. And a corporation backed by the financial strength that drives growth – and career opportunities.
As much as we focus on our customers, we know our employees are key to our success and future. Helping you develop a rewarding career is a top priority. Because when you succeed, we succeed.