In-House Legal Counsel

Park Industries is seeking to add an In-House Legal Counsel to our team!
In the Legal Counsel role, you will manage legal business matters and provide counsel on legal issues to mitigate company risk. The Legal Counsel will act as a strategic partner by proactively offering legal solutions to facilitate the growth of Park Industries.

As the In-House Legal Counsel for Park Industries, you can expect to:

  • Serve as strategic advisor to business teams on the impact and response to proposed and new rules, regulations, and legislation.
  • Develop best practices for addressing emerging legal and business risks.
  • Manage the review, preparation and negotiation of new customer/supplier contracts, updates to existing contracts, and customer/supplier contract change requests.
  • Examine material such as advertisements, publications, etc., for legal implications.
  • Provide oversight to all machine documents, guides, manuals, videos to ensure compliance related obligations are addressed.
  • Support ongoing legal cases through document review, coordination of discovery of information, preparation of responses, and management of relationship(s) with outside legal counsel.
  • Oversee the protection and enforcement of the company’s intellectual property, devoting time to managing patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret protection.
  • Provide recommendations and support for ongoing compliance related to software, data collection, etc.
  • Manage support related to compliance and legal matters for other departments as requested.

To be successful, the In-House Legal Counsel will develop a thorough understanding of Park’s business operations, its staff, services, technology, markets, facilities, customers, and competitors to identify trends and formulate legal strategies accordingly.
This role is full time, office house. It can be remote, hybrid or based out of our Saint Cloud, MN office, with travel as needed.

Who is Park Industries?
Park Industries is North America’s largest manufacturer of stoneworking machinery. For the past decade Park has been breaking into the metals industry with extremely accurate plasma cutting solutions for metal fabricators. We offer a world-class manufacturing facility and experience, legendary customer service and trusted advisors to partner with our customers from the first thought of obtaining a machine throughout the lifetime of the machine.
Park Industries was founded in 1953 by the Schlough family. We are still a family owned and operated company, now on the third generation. Park is located in Saint Cloud, Minnesota – the regional center for commerce, manufacturing, research, healthcare, arts, entertainment, and education for Central Minnesota.

What makes you a good fit?
Here is what we are looking for:

  • Candidates must have their Juris Doctorate degree
  • Candidates should be in good standing in each jurisdiction that you are licensed to practice law
  • 3+ years of legal experience
  • 3+ years of experience with contracts, vendor agreements, subcontractor agreements

Our ideal candidate would have the following experience:

  • Manufacturing industry experience
  • Employment law experience preferred

What can we offer you?
Glad you asked!
From our beginning in 1953, we have been laser focused on developing and instilling a strong company culture that treats associates the right way, or as we like to call it, the ParkWay. The ParkWay focuses on the values of trust, integrity, and respect – values and behaviors that each associate strives to live by each day. This creates a culture of honesty, trust and empowerment for our associates to thrive in.
In addition to our focus on culture, we also offer our associates a comprehensive benefits package that includes your standard benefits such as health, vision and dental insurance, health savings account (company funded), life insurance, short and long-term disability, a 401k program, holidays and paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and companywide bonus potential to name a few.
Apply today to learn more about joining the Park team!

Job Type: Full-time