Legal Counsel, North America

Business Unit:  ESI HQ & Other
Division:  Legal - Business

Business Overview

Element Solutions Inc is a leading specialty chemicals company whose businesses supply a broad range of solutions that enhance the performance of products people use every day. Developed in multi-step technological processes, these innovative solutions enable customers' manufacturing processes in several key industries, including consumer electronics, power electronics, semiconductor fabrication, communication and data storage infrastructure, automotive systems, industrial surface finishing, consumer packaging and offshore energy. More information about the company is available at

Job Responsibilities

Commercial contract drafting, negotiation, and review concerning both regional and entity-wide operations (including supply chain, sales and marketing, and product development). Types of agreements include supply, tolling, manufacturer representative, distribution, consignment, sale, joint development, license, equipment lease, real estate leases and purchase/sale agreements, and nondisclosure agreements. Manage internal entity restructuring, integration of acquisitions, and other corporate legal projects in coordination with Tax, Treasury, and Finance Departments.  Assist Legal Department and business leaders with development and implementation of company policy and compliance matters. Counsel internal clients on employment, compliance, regulatory, corporate governance, and real estate matters. Tasked with special projects as needed. Perform training on relevant legal topics.  Develop and implement agreement templates and efficient processes. 


This job description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.  Employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor, consistent with their skills and experience.

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Seven + years of commercial and transactional legal experience.
  • Juris Doctorate degree required. 
  • Law firm and in-house experience required.
  • Excellent academic credentials.
  • Admission to the Connecticut state bar (in-house admission acceptable).

EEO Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Nearest Major Market: Bridgeport
Nearest Secondary Market: Danbury