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Attorney in Canton, OH at The Timken Company

Date Posted: 8/22/2018

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    Canton, OH
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Job Description

Your Career Begins at Timken 
If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Timken.  Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.

Purpose and Scope

The purpose of this position is to provide legal counsel and direction to Company management and personnel worldwide to enable the Company effectively to transact all aspects of its business with an appropriate degree of risk and consistent with the Company's legal and ethical obligations, with a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactional matters.


1. Provide high-quality corporate transactional legal services to the Company to assist in achieving the Company's business objectives in areas such as mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, capital markets, securities, corporate governance and other substantive legal areas as needed.

2. Stay abreast of legal and regulatory trends and evolving theories in the law, apprise department and company management of concerns, and develop and implement solutions to address those concerns.

3. Assist with corporate entity management and tax restructuring activities.

4. Contribute to the maximum effectiveness and cohesion of the Law Center by actively participating and sharing in the work, mission and continuous improvement of the Center and by establishing and enhancing relationships with all levels of Company associates.

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum (USA):  JD with at least 5-6 years of mid-size or large law firm experience with mergers and acquisitions experience

Valid license to practice law in Ohio or in a state that Ohio recognizes for its Corporate license

Desired Technical/Functional Skills

In-house legal department and securities law experience a plus

Experience with providing counsel directly to client’s Corporate Secretary and other senior management

All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.