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About us:
Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America’s leading retailers.

To match the signature style and passion of Target’s distinctive and beloved retail brand, Target Legal Affairs is a dynamic and deeply knowledgeable team of legal pros, each with valuable expertise from several disciplines. Whether specializing in government affairs, policy, risk management, regulatory compliance, ethics or employee and labor relations, this team advocates for Target and its business plans in communities across the nation and works across the entire company to provide internal clients with cohesive guidance. We are committed to being internal experts to both internal and external entities on key issues that affect Target’s ability to productively do business. We focus on defining, investigating, anticipating and ultimately mitigating risk in all its forms. We apply our grasp of brand law by overseeing, maintaining and ensuring correct, consistent and authorized use of Target’s signature Bullseye logo, assets and other trademarked material. We help protect Target and its subsidiaries by applying our comprehensive understanding and interpretation of the laws that govern our stores, distribution centers and corporate locations. Here, you’ll enjoy working autonomously with a healthy work-life balance. Your passion for learning the business and building relationships with the senior leaders and key business partners that you support will be key to tackling the ever-changing legal challenges we face in a dynamic and fast-paced retail landscape. From brand and patent law to contract development and negotiations, you’ll be challenged and gratified by a role with Target Legal Affairs.

A role with Employee Relations means the opportunity to provide legal counsel on internal employee relations matters for our domestic field, headquarters and international locations. Your internal clients will be Human Resources and various business leaders, and you’ll consult on investigations and respond to both internal and external claims.

As a Director Counsel, you’ll provide the highest level of expertise in a major substantive law specialty important to Target Corporation’s success. This includes remaining current on legal and business developments and working with the business in assigned areas to identify legal risks ensuring that Target’s business methods comply with law. You’ll establish and enforce work processes along with identifying and managing resources to ensure legal issues are being addressed. You’ll identify and retain outside counsel, establish standards for legal work and ensure that work is performed in a cost-effective manner. This could include representing Target’s interests to outside entities, possibly including government agencies. Directors work independently with minimal direct supervision, deliver concise, respected and accepted legal advice to all management levels and coordinates the activities of other professionals in those areas. Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:
• Law degree from accredited law school; admitted or eligible for admission to Minnesota bar
• 5+ years legal experience
• Significant experience and demonstrated expertise in the assigned major area of responsibility
• Outstanding written and oral communication skills
• Strong partnership and project organizational skills

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.


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