Attorney position within the Corporate Legal Department at Constellation Brands, reporting to Vice President, Associate General Counsel. *This role will be remote to start. Preference towards candidates willing to work out of our Rochester, NY office. Relocation is available.
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Work as part of the Companyâs legal and corporate secretary team to:
Provide corporate secretarial support for domestic subsidiaries, including planning and preparation of materials for Board and Committee meetings and consents, preparation and drafting of corporate resolutions, and meeting minutes.
Work closely with operating company management to anticipate and expedite governance requirements for execution of business plans and strategies
Advise on and oversees the formation, reorganization and liquidation of corporations, limited liability companies, joint ventures and partnerships
Prepare complex resolutions, notices, waivers, etc. for board and stockholder meetings
Participate in due diligence effort in corporate restructurings
Work as part of the Companyâs global privacy legal team to:
Advising on U.S. information security and data privacy legal requirements in third party contracts, including negotiating and advising on federal, state, and international required contractual terms and best practices
Developing security and data privacy template contracts, providing counseling on the use of such templates, and updating the same to reflect changes in business needs and security and data privacy laws and regulations, guidance, and best practices. Monitoring and advising on implementation of new governing security and privacy laws in America and other designated jurisdictions
Working with colleagues to develop and provide business partners general and targeted relevant legal counseling and training on privacy and security subject areas
Represent and support the companyâs business objectives via effective advocacy, legal counseling, and legal advice to all levels of the global organization on corporate legal matters
Draft, review and negotiate transactional, policy, training and other documents related to corporate legal functions
Identify, monitor, and track relevant areas of risk, make suggestions for managing risk and advise management of developments and best practices
Develop legal strategies and direct efforts of outside counsel on a variety of assigned projects
Collaborate effectively with other specialists, internal attorneys and other functions on corporate governance and compliance matters
J.D. from accredited law school and licensed to practice law
Admission to and good standing in relevant state bar
Minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible experience in in-house corporate legal department or within a corporate legal department at a private firm, in each case, representing complex multinational public company clients. A combination of both in-house and major law firm practice experience is preferred
Strong understanding of the Delaware Corporation Law and proficiency in the principles and practice of major aspects of corporate law (including mergers & acquisitions; business acquisitions and sales; due diligence; contract negotiation and preparation; corporate governance and compliance)
Experience working with consumer product or beverage alcohol companies preferred
Excellent professional judgment, ability to analyze complex legal issues, identify a range of potential solutions, evaluate risks, think strategically, and provide practical advice
Skilled written and oral communicator, researcher, and drafter
Team player who is willing to pitch in where needed in a fast-paced, growing company
Demonstrated ability to build relationships, think outside of the box and achieve results
Skilled in handling tight deadlines, changing priorities and multiple simultaneous issues of immediate concern, and willingness to work hard
Superior interpersonal, organizational and communication skills; understanding of role of in-house environment; confidence to act and provide legal advice independently
High proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams
ADA Physical/Mental/Workplace Requirements
Occasional lifting up to 25 lbs.
Sitting, working at desk/personal computer for extended periods of time
Primary work environment is professional corporate office
Ability to travel commercially
Victor, New York
Rochester, New York
Legal & Public Affairs
Constellation Brands is committed to a continuing program of equal employment opportunity. All persons have equal employment opportunities with Constellation Brands, regardless of their sex, race, color, age, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin or citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics), marital status, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), familial status, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions (or any other group or category within the framework of the applicable discrimination laws and regulations).
Internal Number: 14030588
About Constellation Brands
If you have taken a moment to unwind with a bottle of beer, toast with glass of wine, or celebrate with a cocktail, chances are that you have shared that moment with Constellation Brands. We are passionate producers of iconic beer, wine and spirits brands that consumers love. From Corona Extra, to Robert Mondavi Wines, to SVEKDA Vodka, we produce over 100 premium brands with sales in nearly 100 countries, making us the number one multi-category beverage alcohol company in the U.S.