Sonova US Group Services LLC has engaged Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Senior Counsel to be located in Aurora, Illinois. Sonova US Group Services LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Please do not contact Sonova directly.
Overview: Reporting to the VP of Legal Affairs – North America, the Senior Counsel will be the day-to-day advisor and counselor to Sonova’s US and Canada group companies’ respective HR functions and business managers on all issues involving federal and state employment laws, rules and regulations, including employment-related litigation. In addition, the Senior Counsel will have responsibility for commercial contracting support and other related duties, as assigned, from time to time.
Company: Sonova, headquartered in Stäfa, Switzerland, is the leading provider of innovative hearing care solutions. In the US Sonova has been present since 1977 and today serves the US market with the brands Phonak, Unitron, Hansaton, Advanced Bionics and Connect Hearing. Sonova offers its customers one of the most comprehensive product portfolios in the industry – from hearing instruments to cochlear implants to wireless communication solutions. Founded in 1947, the group is currently present in over 100 countries across the globe and has a workforce of over 14,000 dedicated employees. Sonova generated sales of CHF 2.76 billion in the financial year 2018-19 and a net profit of CHF 460.2 million. Across all businesses, and by supporting the Hear the World Foundation, Sonova pursues its vision of a world where everyone enjoys the delight of hearing and therefore lives a life without limitations. For more information, please visit www.sonova.com.
Experience: A minimum of 5-7 years of legal experience across a broad range of employment law matters and jurisdictions with active bar membership in at least one U.S. jurisdiction. In-house experience is preferred but not required.
Internal Number: 109458
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