Rockler Companies, Inc.
  • Corporate Office
  • Medina, MN, USA
  • Full Time

Rockler is a growing retail and consumer products company that helps woodworkers and do-it-yourselfers create amazing projects out of wood.

Do you have a JD degree? Are you interested in being an in-house counsel? Can you decipher product regulations and put together easy-to-understand processes to ensure compliance? If so, this may be the perfect job for you!

Rockler is seeking a full-time legal counsel to lead our product compliance and general legal operations. The primary focus of this role will be working with our product development team and vendors to ensure compliance with product regulations around safety, handling, labeling and sourcing. Additional duties may include contract reviews, intellectual property, data privacy, coordination of outside counsel, and general legal counseling.

Successful applicants will have the following talents:

  • Strong business acumen with good analytical and reasoning skills. Demonstrates good judgement.
  • Ability to research and evaluate regulatory information from multiple authoritative sources in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to assess risk, think creatively and clearly communicate decisions based on interpretation of regulations and best practices.
  • Ability to collaborate with internal departments to develop clear policies, action plans and systems that ensure compliance.
  • Ability to write and review contracts, manage intellectual property filings, consult on general legal issues and manage outside attorneys for specific projects.
  • Ability to provide excellent, timely internal customer service in a fast-paced and quickly evolving business environment.
  • Enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks and projects. Strong project management and organizational skills.
  • Quick, independent learner who can handle multiple projects simultaneously and work well both independently and as member of a team.

Qualifications

  • JD from accredited law school of recognized standing and currently licensed to practice law in the United States.
  • At least 5 years of relevant legal experience, preferably including some in-house legal experience.
  • Experience with or knowledge of the following areas a plus:
  • Product-related U.S. state and federal regulations (e.g., DOE, Prop 65, TSCA, etc.).
  • Global product regulatory regimes (e.g., REACH, RoHS, and other EU Directives, etc.).
  • Woodworking industry
  • Occasional travel may be required (10% or less).
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