Senior Counsel- NABU

Company Overview

Nashville, Tenn.-based Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world’s largest tire and rubber company.
Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand tires to address the needs of a broad range of customers, including consumers, automotive and commercial vehicle original equipment manufacturers, and those in the agricultural, forestry and mining industries.

The companies are also engaged in retreading operations throughout the Western Hemisphere and produce air springs, roofing materials, and industrial fibers and textiles. The Bridgestone Americas family of companies also operates the world’s largest chain of automotive tire and service centers.

Guided by its One Team, One Planet message, the company is dedicated to achieving a positive environmental impact in all of the communities it calls home.

Position Summary

NABU consists of five different business units:  Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, LLC. (BATO) Consumer Tire; BATO Commercial Tire; Firestone Building Products; Firestone Industrial Products and Bridgestone Retail Operations.  This position will have various general transactional and business responsibilities focused on BATO Consumer Tire and BSRO matters: sports marketing, motorsports, key accounts, Olympics marketing, import/export and compliance.

 

This position enjoys significant opportunity for growth as well as a broad breadth of opportunities in different areas of corporate practice.  The incumbent will work closely with practice area attorneys in the Law Department:  labor & employment, compliance, litigation, corporate services, real estate and intellectual property.  This position reports to the Vice President, General Counsel, North American Business Units.

Responsibilities

​Role responsibilities for this position are focused primarily on BATO Consumer matters including BSRO, role will have lead responisbility for various general transactional and business responsibilities focused on BATO Consumer Tire and BSRO matters: sports marketing, motorsports, key accounts, Olympics marketing, import/export and compliance.

Qualifications

Law Degree (JD) from an accredited US Law School.  A minimum of five years of law firm or in-house counsel experience is required.

 

 

Qualified candidates will have experience with transactions, contract review and business support experience.   Marketing and advertising review experience is preferred.  Expertise in negotiations and document drafting also is preferred.


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