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Legal Counsel (m/f/d)

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Date: Jun 12, 2021

Location: Wiesbaden, DE, 65189

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 46722


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.


Job Location: Berlin


Your environment:


The successful candidate will be a part of Corning Holding GmbH supporting the EMEA Law Department with offices in Germany, France and UK. The position is based in Berlin, Germany. The Legal Counsel will support mainly Corning's Telecommunication Division and Corning Global Procurement organisation. The role brings a variety of interesting tasks, international cooperation and dynamic interaction with other departments.


Your responsibilities:


  • Provide legal support to Corning’s Telecommunications Division in EMEA;
  • Provide legal support to Corning´s procurement organization;
  • Drafting, negotiating, interpreting and enforcing a variety of commercial contracts, including supply, distribution, purchase, IT/ software license and professional services agreements;
  • 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;


Your qualifications:


  • Zweites Juristisches Staatsexamen or similar law degree (from other EU country);
  • 3+ years of professional experience gained in private practice or in-house; ideally with experience in reviewing IT/ software license agreements;
  • German and English fluent, Polish, French 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;
  • A passion to work in an international environment.


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