Coty US LLC Assistant General Counsel in Manhattan, New York
Reporting to the VP, Legal - Commercial & Licensing the role of the Assistant General Counsel is to provide day-to-day support to the company on legal matters pertaining to the development, marketing and sales of its cosmetic, fragrance and skincare products.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Works closely as a business partner primarily with the US global marketing and commercial teams. This position requires working collaboratively with other lawyers in the different functions around the world, as well as cross-functionally (e.g., with R&D, Q&A, Regulatory Affairs, Corporate Affairs, Procurement and Finance) within Coty to provide legal advice on a variety of marketing, sales, regulatory and litigation matters.
The primary role will be to serve as a strategic, solutions-oriented business partner to the marketing and sales teams in the US.
Typical legal work will include drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide range of contracts including but not limited to, distribution, retail, and travel retail agreements, talent, sponsorship, promotion and marketing, influencer, music, agency, e-commerce, and licensing agreements.
Additional responsibilities will include providing advice related to marketing claims and product regulations in the US, as well as overseeing various litigation matters.
Conduct trainings to internal employees on compliance with licensing agreements, unfair business practices, claims substantiation and Coty internal policies.
Provide high quality legal advice and counsel in a timely manner to a wide array of business and operational colleagues on matters including but not limited to sales and anti-trust / competition laws, regulatory, claims substantiation, product labeling, marketing and advertising, intellectual property, litigation, privacy and data protection.
Manage and work with outside counsel in a variety of matters including claims substantiation, risk assessment, regulatory update and litigations.
Perform other departmental duties as needed.
We offer equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.