Manpower Group Senior Attorney in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Reporting to the Director of Corporate Law & Legal Compliance at ManpowerGroup’s World HQ in Milwaukee, WI, this role will provide legal advice to the Chief Legal Officer, Director of Business Law, senior management and other internal clients regarding a variety of business law and employment law matters.

• Reviews, drafts and negotiates client contracts for ManpowerGroup Inc. and its subsidiaries in the United States and Canada. Leads the negotiation of cross-border contracts for U.S.-headquartered clients.

• Serves as a member of the Business Law Team reporting to the Director of Business Law (North America) and provides legal counsel to the Chief Legal Officer, senior management and other internal clients regarding a variety of business law matters. Manages a variety of high-level, complex and cross-functional business law projects.

Subject matter expertise in the following areas is required:

• Complex Commercial Contracts

• Global Transactions

• Purchasing and Supplier Agreements

• Data Privacy Law

Subject matter expertise in the following areas is preferred:

• Corporate Governance, Entity Formation, Dissolution, Resolutions

• Mergers and Acquisitions

• Employment law

• Insurance Law

• Intellectual Property

• Franchise Law

• Real Estate

• Juris doctor degree from an accredited law school. License to practice law and member in good standing of Wisconsin State Bar or other state’s bar

• Minimum of seven (7) years of experience as an attorney in a law firm or as in-house counsel.

• Ability to develop excellent rapport with internal and external clients

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

• Experience working in a large firm or global organization preferred

• Strong proficiency in reviewing, drafting and negotiating contracts

• Experience working with employment and staffing laws

• Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

• Strong proficiency in analyzing and preparing written opinions regarding complex legal issues in a variety of legal areas with a minimum of legalese

• Proficiency in making presentations to and communicating with clients, executives and other audiences

• Strong project management and research skills

• Capable of multitasking in a fast-paced environment

• Capable of supervising outside counsel on routine matters

• Proficient in various software applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

ManpowerGroup is an EOE/AA/Vets/Disabled Employer

Job: Legal

Organization: ManpowerGroup

Title: Senior Attorney

Location: WI-Milwaukee

Requisition ID: 0018751