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Honeywell Assistant General Counsel in Atlanta, Georgia

When you join Honeywell, you become a member of our global team of thinkers, innovators, dreamers, and doers who make the things that make the future.

The Assistant General Counsel will provide counsel to senior management within the company, coordinate with outside legal counsel and may be expected to take on a mentoring role within the legal department. You will analyze and summarize complicated legal documents, including contracts, making suggestions for alterations of those documents. You will anticipate and mitigate potential legal problems within the organization and developing strategies to avoid costly litigation and reduce potential areas of risk.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Advise business leaders

  • Mentor and support contract professionals

  • Provide legal guidance and interpret laws and regulations

  • Conduct legal research

  • Analyze, revise and negotiate legal documents

  • Perform due diligence

  • Mitigate and settle potential legal issues

  • Support business legal matters

  • Drive continuous improvement

  • Lead change

  • Removes performance barriers

  • Assigns resources proactively

  • Establishes priorities

  • Champions integrity


  • Juris Doctor (JD) or equivalent

  • Practiced law for at least 10 years and have experience in drafting and negotiating major commercial contracts in a multi-national corporation or law firm

  • At least 7+ years’ experience drafting and negotiating major commercial contracts in a multi-national corporation, or an Engineering, Procurement and Construction firm or a law firm


  • Significant experience in commercial law

  • Ability to set priorities

  • Ability to influence at varying levels across organization

  • Absolute adherence to principles of integrity, compliance and ethics

  • Good judgment and decision-making skills

  • Creative problem solving and strong communication skills

  • An inclusive working environment

  • Customer or supplier facing experience

  • Experience leading teams and developing talent

  • Searches for significant ways to improve customer service

  • Strong problem solving and communication skills

  • Consistently delivers on even difficult commitments

  • Conveys specific, observable, and measurable expectations

Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, or veteran status.