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Legal Counsel (m/f)

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Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: Berlin, Germany, DE

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 34259


Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.


• Provide legal support to Corning’s Telecommunications Division in EMEA

• Drafting, negotiating, interpreting and enforcing commercial contracts with customers, suppliers, distributors, service providers and other third parties

• Responsible for interaction with internal clients and external parties on various legal matters

• Providing legal training to business associates. Assist with the implementation, management and monitoring of Corning’s compliance programs, including providing periodic training of employees, and monitoring compliance with other legal and corporate policies

• Actively collaborate with cross-functional teams, such as Finance and Human Resources to coordinate programs and initiatives of the business

• Assist to further develop standard templates and processes



• Zweites Juristisches Staatsexamen or similar law degree (from other EU country)

• 2+ years of professional experience gained in private practice or in-house

• German and English fluent, French desired, Polish or other additional language skills also welcome

• Strong commercial drafting skills and the ability to identify commercial and legal issues are a must

• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and adapt as necessary in a fast-paced environment

• Attention to detail

• Demonstrated ability to work on collaborative teams

• Ability to work in an international environment