Sensata Technologies, Inc. Assistant General Counsel - US Department Manager in Attleboro, Massachusetts

As a key member of our law department, this role will report to our VP General Counsel, will manage the Attleboro office of the Law Department which includes 3 attorneys, 1 contract manager, and 2 admins, and will be responsible for supporting our organization on a wide range of legal matters. Individual will also work with the General Counsel on specific projects.


  • Manage the work of Attleboro legal team, and coordinate with our offices in Shanghai (Asia region) and Antrim (Europe region) on global matters.

  • Provide assistance in a wide range of legal areas, which could include acquisitions, corporate governance matters, trade compliance and regulatory matters, litigation, employment matters, real estate, environmental matters, and complex contracts with customers and suppliers.

  • Draft, review and negotiate domestic and some international contracts (including customer and supplier agreements, software licensing, IT services agreements, non-disclosure agreements etc.)

  • Work alongside employees in different business units, including Engineering, Marketing, Sales, Human Resources, Facilities, Finance and IT.

  • Motivation to learn the various aspects of the General Counsel’s role and work with General Counsel in addition to their regular duties.

  • Manage various projects and deadlines

  • Advise business leaders on contract status, legal risks and business terms of various deals

  • Research legal issues impacting the organization

  • Keep up to date on legislative changes that may affect the company

  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with the legal team and other departments


Job Requirements:

  • JD from accredited law school

  • 15+ years of experience in-house or relevant law firm experience

  • Experience with publicly-traded companies as in-house counsel or law firm advisor

  • Prior experience managing attorneys and other legal professionals, preferably as a General Counsel or Assistant General Counsel of a law department

  • Member of state bar

  • Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate over the phone, through email, and in person with a variety of individuals at all technical and management levels

Additional Details:

  • Occasional domestic and/or international travel may be required

  • Strong desire and ability to effectively operate in a global environment with diverse cultures

  • Accountability for accurate, high quality work product

  • Superior communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Strong organization skills with an ability to learn and multi-task

  • Ability to work hard as part of team


Our employees are the reason we have been successful in the past and the reason we will be successful in the future. Employees’ skills, talents and work ethic have defined the business and will shape our collective future.

Our Vision is to be:

  • A world leader and early innovator in mission-critical sensors and electrical protection

  • Satisfying the world’s growing need for safety, energy efficiency and a clean environment

  • A partner, employer, and neighbor of choice.

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Sensata Technologies is one of the world's leading suppliers of sensing, electrical protection, control and power management solutions. Sensata's products improve safety, efficiency and comfort for millions of people every day in automotive, appliance, aircraft, industrial, military, heavy vehicle, heating, air-conditioning and ventilation, data, telecommunications, recreational vehicle and marine applications.

We are a rapidly growing company with $3 billion in annual revenues, operations and business centers in 13 countries and more than 20,000 employees worldwide, including 900 people in mostly engineering, business development and corporate support roles at our U.S. headquarters in Attleboro, MA.

We pride ourselves on being a leading global company with strong, local decision making and innovative complex products that make a real difference. We have a reputation for unwavering integrity and offer global exposure to world-class talent and significant personal growth and development opportunities.

Note to applicants for positions in the United States:

  • Sensata is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) / Affirmative Action (AA) /Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled Employer.

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