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Sealed Air Corporation | Charlotte, North Carolina
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Job Description

Requisition id: 11105 

Additional Location(s): None


Sealed Air Corporation creates a world that feels, tastes and works better. In 2016, the Company generated revenue of approximately $6.8 billion by helping our customers achieve their sustainability goals in the face of today’s biggest social and environmental challenges. Our portfolio of widely recognized brands, including Cryovac® brand food packaging solutions, Bubble Wrap® brand cushioning and Diversey® cleaning and hygiene solutions, enables a safer and less wasteful food supply chain, protects valuable goods shipped around the world, and improves health through clean environments. Sealed Air has approximately 23,000 employees who serve customers in 171 countries. To learn more, visit  www.sealedair.com.

Job Description

Do you have legal experience, managing a multi-billion dollar organization or division?   Have you served as the key legal counsel for a multi-billion dollar business?    Is this experience within the food and packaging industry?   If so, this would be the ideal opportunity for you.

We currently have an opening for a Division General Counsel, Food Care reporting to our Vice President, Regional General Counsel, Americas and Global Supply Chain. This Division General Counsel position will provide commercial legal support to Sealed Air’s largest global business, our Food Care Division. The ideal candidate will be a corporate generalist with broad experience drafting and negotiating commercial contracts and providing counsel to the business at all levels of the organization. Prior experience with legal issues faced by a multi-national corporation with a global manufacturing footprint is a plus.   The ideal candidate should have similar experience within a large, publicly traded organization with knowledge of food and food hygiene commercial and compliance matters is preferred.

Job Description Cont.


  • Legal Advice.  Provide legal advice and review to geographic and specialist teams within the Food Care Division including, but not limited to: contractual matters; joint ventures and strategic business relationships; purchase and sale agreements, general commercial arrangements, acquisitions and divestitures; equipment, leasing and property management matters; and liability claims.
  • External Counsel.  Manage and optimize use of external counsel.
  • Process Improvement. Lead/drive the continuous improvement of legal processes and functions.
  • Training.  Develop and provide legal training for business partners for contracts, anti-trust compliance, improper payments, etc.
  • Reporting.  Report on status of matters periodically. Proactively keep Legal Department and Food Care management team informed of developments of matters and cases.



  • Minimum of 8 years of experience with a top law firm
  • JD, LLB, or comparable law degree with strong academic record.
  • Membership in the State Bar of North Carolina, or admitted in another U.S. jurisdiction.


  • Experience as an in-house attorney in a multi-national company a plus
  • Demonstrated superior collaboration and relationship building skills.
  • Ability to offer sound legal advice and evidence good business judgment in time sensitive situations.
  • Self- starter able to thrive with minimal supervision.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • 15% Travel

Requisition id: 11105 

Additional Location(s): None


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.


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