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Corporate Counsel

Date: Sep 25, 2022

Location: Duluth, GA, US

Company: AGCO

Corporate Legal Counsel

Who we are looking for: 


At AGCO, we believe that when our employees succeed, our business succeeds. It’s a people philosophy that we believe and invest in.  We make sure all of our employees – in every function, every geography and at every level – have the tools they need to be successful and take charge of their career. Because when our people grow, our business grows. Every day. Every way. 


AGCO Corp has an exciting opportunity for a Corporate Legal Counsel to join its legal team in Duluth, GA. Only 30 minutes outside of Atlanta, Duluth is home to AGCO headquarters. The location allows easy access to the big city lifestyle that Atlanta provides. The headquarters have grown to now include over 500 employees. In this position, you will drive the highest level of service and quality to our dealership network.  


The Corporate Legal Counsel, provides legal support in corporate/commercial matters relating to the company’s operations, and work in conjunction with Legal Services, on intellectual property matters.   This role will assist the on a wide range of legal issues, including drafting, reviewing and negotiating various commercial agreements such as Distributor Agreements, Component Supply Agreements and Guarantees.  The individual will instruct and liaise with external legal counsel in respect of product liability claims. He/She will interface with various parts of the business at all levels to advice on legal matters using solid and correct judgment.



What you will do: 


  • Prepares, reviews, negotiates, and advises on legal contracts and agreements between the company and any external or internal vendors/customers.
  • Researches and analyzes laws and regulations for company clients and provides opinion on legal risks and mitigation associated with the company business activities.
  • Be the Legal lead as it relates to Contract Lifecycle Management, developing contract templates, negotiating legal provisions in agreements, and interacting with the Purchasing department and other business units.
  • Manage outside counsel where necessary and review legal publications and pending legislation to advise management of changes that impact the company.
  • Provide guidance on compliance matters, work with affiliates in intercompany business issues and provide legal counseling, education, and training as needed.



What you will bring: 


  • JD degree
  • Membership of state bar required (Georgia Bar preferred)
  • 2-7 years’ experience as practicing attorney




A plus if you have: 


  • Knowledge of US and Canadian privacy laws and compliance requirements LES experience is a differential
  • Knowledge of dealer or franchise law preferred



What we offer: 


Experience our global diversity and enterprising spirit while helping us create innovative technologies and a positive impact that helps feed the world’s nearly 8 billion people. From the day you decide to join AGCO, we want to engage and excite you and we’re clear on where we want to go as a business and we trust you to help us there. Whether you want to learn a new skill or you aspire to do something different, we can help you develop the skills you need to take your career - and our business - to the next level.  


We also invite you to “Make the Most of YOU” - Benefits include: health care and wellness plans, flexible and virtual work options (where available), 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, paid holidays and paid time off, flexible spending accounts, reimbursement for continuing education, company philanthropic programs, company perks programs, and much more… 


Please note that this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all required activities, duties, responsibilities or benefits and may change at any time with or without notice.  


AGCO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. 


AGCO is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural engineering with a portfolio of exciting international brands which deliver solutions to farmers in 140 countries through a full line offer from tractors and combine harvesters to protein production systems and smart farming software solutions – to an environment where the future is happening now. Join us as we bring agriculture into the future. 

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