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Assistant General Counsel

Delhi, New York
Job Type
22 Sep 2022

Job Title   Assistant General Counsel


About our company:

The Raymond Corporation is a division of the Toyota Industries Corporation. We empower you to do great work in a company with 100 years of success, innovation and growth. Our Associates are the foundation of our continued success. If you're innovative and enjoy the thrill of making things happen - share our vision and grow with us


About the position:


We're looking for an Assistant General Counsel to provide strategic direction and advice for the full spectrum of corporate and operations support required by the company. You will:

  • Develop a thorough understanding of the Company's business, its core values, its people, products, technology, markets, customers and competitors in order to assist the Company in meeting its overall business goals and objectives in a legal, compliant, efficient, practical and responsible manner
  • Serves as a strategic partner by providing legal service to a variety of corporate clients in different areas of the company, including human resources, sales, manufacturing, and marketing by establishing, managing and maintaining strong collaborative relationships
  • Review, draft, analyze, and negotiate a wide range of agreements, including supplier, customer, confidentiality, distributor and license agreements for domestic and international operations and functions.
  • The position will also be responsible for helping to provide support in other areas such as benefits, environmental, employment, procurement, trademark, and real estate
  • Partner on issues related to compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations applicable to government contractors.
  • Develop and continuously improve department templates, processes, and policies.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining company policies and procedures including its compliance program.
  • Provide strategic guidance and support on special projects to the General Counsel and executive and business leaders.

About the schedule:

This position would be eligible for a hybrid work schedule.


About you:

  • Juris Doctor degree from an ABA accredited law school and a strong academic background.
  • Admitted to the Bar of the State of New York, or eligible through reciprocity for full admission or registration as Corporate Counsel
  • Minimum of 8+ years of solid combined experience practicing in general corporate law and commercial transactions at an in-house legal department or law firm.

It would be great if you had:

  • Professional, poised, excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to analyze complex legal issues and provide recommendations for well-reasoned, practical solutions and alternatives.
  • Strong judgment and work ethic and enthusiasm for taking on multiple projects and responsibilities.
  • Proactive, detail oriented, and able to prioritize while handling multiple tasks.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as cross-functionally and effectively collaborate with others.
  • Relevant Experience / Background in Human Resources and Trademark are strong pluses
  • Inspire trust and confidence to earn the respect of company Associates and customers.

About the total compensation package:


Benefits - We recognize the value of a comprehensive benefits program for our employees and work tirelessly to make sure our package meets the needs of our employees and their families. Eligible employees can elect and participate in a variety of benefits including:

  • Medical and Rx Plan options
  • Dental and Vision Plan options
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for medical and dependent care
  • Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Accident, Critical Illness, and Indemnity Insurance
  • ID Theft Protection
  • Comprehensive 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • Profit Sharing Plan based on annual profitability
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Vacation, Sick, Personal & Volunteer Time
  • Company Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Aid Program


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  • Job Reference: 718802973-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: The Raymond Corporation
  • Location: Delhi, New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent