Job Detail Ref - #25280

Japanese Bilingual Corporate Counsel

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A major Japanese corporation is looking for its Corporate Counsel position in Houston TX.

Position: Corporate Counsel

Industry: Manufacturing

Location: Houston, TX

Languages: Japanese and English

Pay: DOE

Status: Full time + Excellent benefits


  • Directly conduct business and commercial transactions as well as oversee work of outside counsel.
  • Serve as legal advisors on all major business transactions and in negotiating critical contracts.
  • Judge the benefits of major court cases filed against or on behalf of the Companies, work with appropriate executives to define a strategic defense and approve settlements of disputes.
  • Attend corporate and business meetings, and interview key personnel in various departments as well as outside counsel and consultants to see current legal counseling activities.
  • Develop, implement, and enforce internal standard procedures in seeking legal counseling.
  • Coordinate effectively with other departments as well as Japan headquarters.
  • Allocate and manage legal research resources.
  • Support other legal, compliance, or corporate planning activities and/or supervise legal assistants when necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Juris Doctor, LLM or equivalent degree is required.
  • Bar Membership is required. (it does not have to be the Texas License)
  • More than 2 years of experience in corporate legal department or law firm is highly preferred but entry level candidate could be considered as well.
  • Experience in commercial transaction law is preferred.
  • Experience in legal research such as WestLaw and LexisNexis is preferred but not required.
  • Must be authorized to work in the US. (Visa Sponsorship could be considered.)