Counsel II - Commercial

TE Connectivity   •  

Middletown, PA

Industry: Telecommunications.


5 - 7 years

Posted 246 days ago

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Job Overview

TE Connectivity's Commercial Law Teams provide a variety of general corporate and commercial legal services including contracts, legal rights, obligations, and privileges. They also review legal data and advise organization on appropriate legal action

Responsibilities & Qualifications

This person shall be responsible for:

  • Supporting mostly Sonora and other regions within Mexico as needed on legal matters, mainly focused on Commercial, Labor and Employment, Trade and Compliance. 


This new in-house Legal Counsel position is to provide legal support to TE’s Mexican operations, with focus on its Hermosillo and Empalme operations. This position requires an individual who is a professional and disciplined who possesses independent judgement and initiative, while upholding TE’s core values of integrity, teamwork, accountability and innovation.


Primary responsibilities include: 


  • Commercial matters:  Draft, translate English-Spanish, review, and negotiate a broad range of commercial contracts, including:  sales, purchase, vendor, licensing and service agreements. 
  • Labor and Employment: provide legal support and counsel to mitigate and resolve disputes, provide trainings and manage outside counsel handling of litigation cases.
  • Tax knowledge: provide tax-legal guidance on significant regulations that impact TE’s business.
  • Policies and Procedures:  Research and draft local policies and procedures as needed.
  • Risk assessment: Understand, assess and provide meaningful risk evaluation and support to TE operations.
  • General Advice:  Provide general legal advice to the businesses.
  • Administrative activities: Support with some administrative activities such as reporting, contract and case management. 
  • Compliance:  Support compliance initiatives and investigations.
  • Legal audits:  Perform audits on commercial, trade and other legal areas.  
  • Government affairs: Support our government affairs organization on matters related to Mexico and specifically in Sonora.
  • Law degree from an accredited Mexican law school and licensed to practice law in Mexico.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a major law firm and/or multinational corporation.
  • Excellent contract drafting and negotiation skills.
  • Managing outside counsel in litigation and other areas.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience interacting with senior corporate management.
  • Review and approval of business publications and marketing material.