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Career Opportunities: Corporate Counsel, Transactional Law (3381)

Friday, July 24, 2015 9:40 AM | Amelia Montgomery (Administrator)

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Req Id 3381 - Posted 06/29/2015 - Fountain Valley, California (NHQ) - Legal
At Hyundai, we’ve rethought our business and created cars that combine performance, quality, design and innovation into a complete package.

It’s time you rethink what you expect from an employer.

At Hyundai, we understand you're not just building a career – you're building a life. We believe in our people and realize that our success is a direct result of our commitment in offering you great opportunities for your career. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for a chance to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.

~ Responsible for legal representation and advice to HMA departments and executives in the primary areas of contractual matters, BlueLink/Connected Car, Office of Customer Management, data sharing, privacy, antitrust, compliance, policy development and risk management, plus ancillary training of employees related to the foregoing areas.

Major Responsibilities:
~ Internal legal work pertaining to all HMA contracting terms, privacy and data sharing policies, supplier and employee compliance issues, antitrust inquiries and new product development.
~ Review and negotiate documentation, draft such documents as the particular deal may require, including corporate resolutions, legal opinions, and all required agreements.
~ Advise and review procedures for compliance with governing law, including but not limited to, state and federal privacy laws, licensing requirements, antitrust matters, DMV compliance, and applicable disclosure and reporting requirements. Maintain current knowledge of recent developments in case law and changes to statutes and regulations.
~ Negotiate, draft, and/or review of HMA supplier and inter-company contracts with a value or potential liability of $100,000 or higher. Train, advise and assist the Purchasing Department staff with review and negotiation of HMA contracts with a value or potential liability under $100,000.
~ Assist the Associate General Counsel, Risk Management with risk management issues, special projects and task force assignments, as needed.
~ Provide legal advice concerning insurance and risk management matters affecting HMA privacy and network security.
~ Provide legal advice and oversight in litigation matters related to assigned HMA clients.
~ As needed, draft corporate minutes, respond to state and federal government inquiries, and assist with policy development matters.
~ Continual training and education of employees and management in changing areas of legal requirements.
~ Assist corporate affiliates with legal matters upon request.

~ Authority to negotiate all contractual language for the company.
~ Authority to provide legal advice to HMA clients and determine compliance with applicable laws and policies.

~ Bachelor's degree required.
~ Juris Doctor Degree.
~ Admission to California Bar.

Related Experience:
~ Eight to twelve years legal experience including law firm and/or in-house position(s) preferred.
~ Strong contract, corporate and risk management experience.
~ Five to seven years of supervisory experience desired.

Skill / Knowledge:
~ High level of writing and negotiating skills.
~ Knowledge of broad spectrum of business and legal issues and specific knowledge of auto distributor related issues.
~ Privacy law knowledge highly preferred, but will train.
~ Ability to interact effectively with individuals of varied backgrounds and skill levels.
~ Ability to research in a thorough and effective manner.
~ Effective time management and work ethic.
~ Ability to work independently and willingness to undertake substantial and diverse job responsibilities.

Our Company adheres to the equal employment opportunity guidelines set forth by federal, state and local laws.  The information requested on this form is sought in good faith and will not be used to discriminate against the applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal civil rights laws that is not related to job requirements.  Hyundai Motor America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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