• Corporate Counsel

    Job Location(s) US-CA-Los Angeles
    Posted Date 3 months ago(2/27/2018 6:39 PM)
    # of Openings
    CJ America HQ
  • Overview

    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 www.cjamerica.com.

    CJ America HQ, together with 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.


    • Understands and integrates details of business/operational environment into legal and policy requirements
    • Negotiates, reviews, and coordinates execution of contracts
    • Monitors and manages the work of outside counsel
    • Participates in discussions between departments and outside counsel regarding strategy
    • Monitors statuses of corporate resolution and follows-up with affiliates
    • Draft, negotiate, review, and interpret agreements
    • Review and evaluate transactions with mergers, acquisitions, and/or joint ventures
    • 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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