Corporate Counsel

US-CA-Los Angeles
3 months ago
# of Openings
CJ America HQ


CheilJedang (CJ) was founded in 1953 specializing in food products. Since then it has grown into a global lifestyle brand with a business portfolio built around the four sectors - Food & Food Service, Bio & Pharma, Entertainment & Media, and Shopping & Logistics. With over 55,000 employees around the world, CJ Group promotes healthier, happier and convenient living through its many products and services. For more information, please visit

CJ America HQ, together will its subsidiaries and affiliates, is leading the dynamic and fast-growing businesses in areas including Food & Food Service, Bio, Entertainment & Media, and Logistics. CJ America’s leaders manage and collaborates with U.S. affiliates to adapt to current market trends, creating long-term business plans to inspire new ways for all to experience Korean-culture.


  • Draft, negotiate, review, and interpret agreements
  • Review and evaluate transactions with mergers, acquisitions, and/or joint ventures
  • Perform due diligence reviews, structure transactions, draft and negotiate acquisition/definitive agreements
  • Support corporate governance and administration of corporate records, including preparing Board of Director materials and corporate resolutions
  • Advise business team on legal issues and risks, company policies, and business strategies
  • Assist in creating and improving agreements and templates for corporate and strategic matters
  • Monitor and manage outside counsels on various matters
  • Other duties assigned

Basic Qualifications

  • Doctorate Degree
  • Master's Degree & 3 years of directly related experience
  • Bachelor's Degree & 5 years of directly related experience
  • Associate's Degree & 8 years of directly related experience
  • High School Diploma/GED & 10 years of directly related experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • 4+ years of experience at a law firm or in-house (includes 2 years in corporate law)
  • Member of California Bar
  • Bilingual in English/Korean
  • JD required


  • Health Insurance PPO Packages (competitive 100/70 plan - 100% covered by insurance)
  • Dental + Vision (with generous allowance amount per year)
  • Life Insurance (employee + dependent(s))
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Leave (short term 100% covered)
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account (employee + dependent care)
  • Free Lunch!
  • Gym Reimbursements
  • Employee Discounts (40% off CJ products & services)
  • Compressed 9/80 Work Schedule (every other Friday off!)
  • 401(k) 5% Match (no vesting period!)
  • Flexible Work Schedule Option
  • Paid Time Off (generous and increases by tier!)
  • Paid Time Off Balance Cash Out Option
  • Paid Family Leave (family care or volunteer trip)
  • Paid Maternity Leave (paid 100% for 12 weeks)
  • Paid Secondary Caregiver Leave (up to 2 weeks)
  • Paid Creative Leave (up to 2 weeks specified on years of service)
  • Paid Holidays (10 ~ 11 days)
  • Talent Sharing Opportunities
  • Employee Club Activities (movie, e-sports, book, sports activity club, etc.)


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