Associate Counsel - Hybrid or 100% Virtual Office

| Austin, TX, USA
Employer Provided Salary: 60,000-65,000 Annually
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As a market innovator, MISUMI continues to transform the component procurement process. We are growing our in-house counsel team and are seeking an Associate Counsel. You will provide legal support in general corporate and commercial matters that include but are not limited to contract development, negotiations, employment, regulatory and compliance matters. The Associate Counsel will mitigate risk while considering business and operational needs. The successful candidate will be a self-starter who leverages strong critical thinking and sound judgment to work independently as well as collaboratively in a fast-paced, multi-cultural environment.

As part of our commitment to finding top talent, we will consider applicants who are willing to work a hybrid schedule in our outstanding Schaumburg, Illinois headquarters or another of our Midwest facilities (Dayton, OH; Fraser, MI; Bellaire, MI), or Queretaro, Mexico, or 100% remote applicants in other states.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Advising management on various legal issues relating to company business practice.
  • Reviewing, drafting, and assisting in the negotiation of various contracts and agreements, corporate policies, and standard operating procedures.
  • Assisting the General Counsel with regulatory compliance issues.
  • Reviewing and updating confidentiality agreements.
  • Assisting the General Counsel in developing legal training materials.
  • Providing support to the General Counsel in maintaining executed agreements and other corporate documents.
  • Additional duties as required.
  • Travel as required (generally less than 10%).


  • Juris Doctorate is required.
  • Must be a licensed attorney (or passed the February 2024 Bar Exam) and in good standing to practice law in the United States.
  • Previous legal experience preferred, but not required.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Strong analytic ability with meticulous attention to detail required.
  • Spanish or Japanese language skills and/or experience living in Japan or working with Japanese companies are a plus.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field (e.g., Engineering, Information Technology) is a plus but not required.


In exchange for your legal skills, MISUMI offers a competitive base ($60,000-$65,000) plus bonus structure, excellent benefits, a strong team-oriented culture and an opportunity to grow as MISUMI continues to grow!

MISUMI will provide training you need to be successful in this role, as well as opportunities for growth and innovation in our team-oriented company culture. We have outstanding benefits and retirement plans that allow you to focus on successfully doing your job and exceeding customer expectations and the excitement that comes with growth. The part that matters most is you!

MISUMI is the most comprehensive and user-friendly resource for factory automation components. With a vast selection of 80 sextillion standard and customized parts, MISUMI is an unmatched, one stop shop to meet customer specifications. We're committed to empowering customers to do incredible design work incredibly fast. We also are committed to our employees and are excited to announce that we received Comparably's annual Best Team Leadership Teams award of 2022 in recognition of our employee centric culture, opportunities for growth and advancement, and outstanding leadership.

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