Corporate In-House Legal Counsel

Blum, Inc.

Stanley, NC


Blum, Inc. is the leading manufacturer of innovative solutions for cabinetry and furniture. 

The Blum name stands for quality, innovation and great customer service. We make working in the kitchen easier. We specialize in engineering, manufacturing, and developing services for our product lines: concealed hinges, drawer systems, lift-up systems for doors, and organization systems. From our touch-to-open technology to the soft-closing door or drawer, we modernize the kitchen and bath experience.

 

Benefits 

Blum USA believes in offering their employees an excellent benefits package that includes:

  • Salaried position 
  • Possible bonus opportunities
  • Health (Medical, dental and vision) & wellness benefit
  • 401(k) & ROTH 401(k) with 6% employee matching
  • FSA & Dependent Care
  • Three weeks’ vacation starting your second year on the job
  • Paid sick leave (48 hours annually)
  • Life insurance equal to annual salary at no cost to employee
  • Onsite Health clinic 

 

The Corporate In-House Counsel will be responsible for providing focused legal advice to help meet the business objectives consistent with Blum’s risk tolerance.  

 

Professional Background

  • Provides recommendations on day-to-day legal issues
  • Conducts legal research
  • Reviews and writes various internal legal documents, contracts, and other legal documents, drafts corporate resolutions, etc.
  • Advises on legal matters of the business 
  • Identifies legal risks and designs plans to mitigate and prevent routine legal risks.
  • Works closely with Blum Austria’s legal team on legal topics that may affect the Blum group.
  • Reviews contractual relationships between the company, vendors, subcontractors and partners.
  • Occasionally works with outside legal counsel and corporate counsel on more complex legal topics
  • Participates in preparing and delivering training, memorandums and presentations to employees, management and executives on legal matters.
  • Will function as Blum USA’s liaison to corporate compliance.
  • Domestic & international travel will be required.

 

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Broad understanding of legal topics which are typical in a larger company, corporate governance, etc.
  • 6+  years’ experience in corporate legal practice or relevant experience in a law firm
  • Experience with contract law, NDAs, corporate law, product liability, intellectual property rights, international trade (import & export), labor law
  • Master’s degree in law and/or Juris Doctorate degree
  • Active member of the state bar in good standings 
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