Counsel – Saint Louis

Emerson Electric Co

Perform legal research and review documents for securities filings and corporate governance matters. Provide corporate legal services to Emerson and its subsidiaries to ensure all such legal entities are compliant with state and local regulation and are in good standing in their respective jurisdictions. Prepare transactions documents related to all legal entity changes.
  • Prepare and/or review periodic SEC and other company public filings.
  • Review public presentations and press releases.
  • Monitor compliance with NYSE and SEC rules and state corporate law requirements.
  • Accumulate and review applicable data and prepare and review annual proxy statement.
  • Prepare materials for Board of Directors and committee meetings and annual shareholders meeting.
  • Perform legal research as assigned.
  • Assist in engagement with governance rating agencies.
  • Management of Emersons US subsidiaries minute books, draft resolutions and bylaws, prepare and file incorporation documents, state qualifications and withdrawals, collaboration with Tax and Treasury entity activity, and prepare and file merger/dissolution documents.
  • Manage and oversee subsidiary related restructurings including drafting corporate documents such as consents, capital contributions, basic merger agreements, share transfer agreements and the like.
  • Coordinate necessary information for Hart-Scott-Rodino filings.
  • Manage and maintain a legal entity management system of Emerson subsidiaries worldwide and answer questions relating thereto.
  • Prepare incumbency certificates, powers of attorney and secretary certificates.
  • Assist with, obtain and distribute notarizations, apostilles, legalized documents, certified copies, corporate filings and other corporate documents as needed.
  • Review and manage invoices submitted for subsidiary related work.
  • Miscellaneous research in historical corporate records including stock matters.
  • You push yourself and help others achieve results.
  • You acquire data from multiple and diverse sources when solving problems.
  • You readily action new challenges, without unnecessary planning.
  • You encourage the open expression of diverse ideas and opinions.
  • You carefully consider all relevant factors and use appropriate decision-making criteria and principles.

  • The candidate should hold a juris doctorate degree from an accredited law school and should have passed a bar exam.
  • The candidate should possess interpersonal skills appropriate for communicating with senior management. The candidate should also be proficient in use of word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software. Previous work experience as a lawyer or law clerk in a corporate law department would be helpful.
  • Licensed to practice law
Our Commitment to Our People
We invest in our employees to ensure they have the marketplace knowledge, skills and competencies to compete and lead in a global economy. Our training programs focus on end-to-end development from onboarding through senior leadership.
Flexible and competitive benefits plans offer you the right options to meet your individual/family needs: medical insurance plans, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and more. We provide employees flexible time off plans including paid parental leave (maternal and paternal), vacation and holiday leave.
Our success is measured by the positive impact we make on people, our communities and the world in which we live. Learn more about us!.
Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion
At Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their experiences and perspectives. We believe a diverse and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas that inspires innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers. This philosophy is fundamental to living our companys values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place.
Diversity and Inclusion at Emerson is about welcoming, respecting, and valuing the differences each employee possesses. Inclusion is creating a real sense of engagement, belonging and connection for all employees. Learn more about our Culture & Values and about Diversity & Inclusion at Emerson.
Work Authorization
Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.
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Emerson, a Fortune 500 company with $18.4 billion in sales, more than 20 Innovation, Solutions & Engineering Centers, and 200 manufacturing locations worldwide, is committed to helping employees grow and thrive throughout their careers. We are innovators, question-askers and problem-solvers. We dont settle for good enough or This is the way its always been done. Instead, we push ourselves and strive for the never been done before.

Our Automation Solutions business enables the greatest use of the world’s most valuable resources, ensuring the performance and safety of industries that are the backbone of daily life.

Our Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure.

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