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Legal Manager

Country/Region:  US
Application Deadline:  7/30/2022

The Legal Manager role will be a member of a global legal, risk and compliance department with approximately 50 colleagues around the world and will focus on advising Pandora’s North American business on a wide range of legal matters, including contract and transactional work, franchising, privacy, marketing, employment, and litigation matters. The role will also have occasion to assist Pandora’s business in LATAM.  


This role may be based in Baltimore or New York City and reports to the General Counsel for North and South America.


As a member of a small legal team in NAM, the Legal Manager will be required to pitch in on a wide variety of matters. The position requires a confident and experienced attorney who is comfortable in a fast-paced environment, and who can quickly synthesize and advise the business with respect to subject matters that the attorney has not previously had significant experience. Superior communication and relationship building skills are critical. The candidate must be comfortable interacting with various levels in the organization and operating in a matrixed environment. A qualified candidate will have at least 10 years of corporate legal experience, ideally including both in-house and law firm training. Prior in-house experience in consumer products and/or retail sectors is preferred. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated willingness to act as a team player, will be intellectually curious, detail oriented and interested in personal and organizational improvement.


Essential Functions:

  • Managing litigation and business disputes, including coordination with outside counsel.
  • Providing legal advice, counselling and support to management regarding general retail law and regulatory matters.
  • Reviewing and drafting contracts dealing with a wide variety of subject matters.
  • Advising the company on marketing practices, promotional and advertising matters.
  • Advising on privacy matters and policies and the use of consumer data.
  • Managing employment law matters arising from both retail stores and corporate offices
  • Providing legal support and advice regarding a breadth of other legal matters.
  • As needed to support ongoing strategies and initiatives


Something About You:

  • 10+ years of experience as an attorney
  • Must have JD degree and be licensed to practice law in current good standing with a U.S. State
  • Law firm experience and experience in a corporate legal department in the retail and/or consumer products industries is preferred
  • Sound risk assessment capabilities.
  • Detail oriented, organized, reliable, resourceful with a focus on servicing the business.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively and creatively in a resource lean environment.
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task and prioritize under pressure.
  • Excellent consultative skills and the ability to work cross-functionally and with all levels of the organization.
  • Comfortable interfacing with senior leadership.
  • Track record of building relationships with other functional partners.
  • Ability to make informed objective decisions and exercise sound legal and business judgment.


About Pandora

Pandora designs, manufactures, and markets hand-finished jewelry made from high-quality materials at affordable prices. Pandora jewelry is sold in more than 100 countries through 6,800 points of sale, including more than 2,700 concept stores. 


Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Pandora employs 27,000 people worldwide and crafts its jewelry at two LEED certified facilities in Thailand using mainly recycled silver and gold. The company plans to be carbon neutral by 2025 and has joined the Science Based Targets initiative to reduce emissions across its full value chain. Pandora is listed on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange and generated a revenue of DKK 23.4 billion in 2021. 


At Pandora, we believe that creating an inclusive and diverse workplace and reflecting societal diversity in our customer engagement is essential to delivering on our company purpose: to give a voice to people’s loves. We dedicate ourselves to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of inclusion and diversity where everyone feels respected and valued.