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Corporate Counsel

Posted Mar 20
Full Time
HybridHagerstown, Maryland

About JLG, an Oshkosh company

JLG began in 1969, when our founder, John L. Grove set out to resolve growing safety concerns in the construction industry. Since then we have been committed to understanding the challenges and delivering innovative solutions to the access market. We partner with customers to provide quality equipment, training opportunities and trusted support within the access industry. We are a global company, and our products—including mobile elevating work platforms, telehandlers, utility vehicles and accessories—can be found all over the world.

We are seeking a dedicated and skilled Corporate Counsel to join our global legal team. The Corporate Counsel will report directly to the Segment General Counsel and be responsible for providing legal advice and support to business leaders on a broad range of commercial matters. The Corporate Counsel will be responsible for carrying out complex legal assignments requiring substantive legal knowledge in diverse practice areas. In carrying out these duties, the Corporate Counsel will collaborate with various internal stakeholders, and when appropriate, outside counsel.


These duties are not meant to be all-inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

  • Review, analyze, draft and negotiate a variety of commercial agreements and partner with business stakeholders across the segment to drive results that align with business objectives.

  • Partner with executive leadership, operations, procurement, finance and human resources colleagues across all levels of the business, to provide comprehensive and timely legal support.

  • Engage, supervise, and direct outside counsel, while effectively managing external legal spend.

  • Collaborate with other members of the Oshkosh Legal Department on enterprise-wide projects.


  • Juris Doctorate degree from Accredited Law School

  • Five (5) or more years of experience as counsel in corporate or law firm environment

  • Licensed to practice law in at least one jurisdiction with the United States

  • Experience with commercial contracts including professional services agreements, supplier contracts, leases, marketing agreements, and routine and complex technology/software agreements.

  • Exceptional communication (verbal and written), drafting and negotiating skills.

  • Strong business acumen, problem solving skills and legal judgment.

  • Willingness and desire to learn and understand the Company’s various business functions and operations.

  • Ability to travel up to 25%


  • Ability to identify and analyze relevant legal issues, draft key documents, present clear and concise recommendations and ensure legal compliance.

  • Experience drafting and negotiating complex, global agreements.

  • In-house attorney experience with publicly traded manufacturing company

  • Bilingual (Spanish and/or Portuguese preferred) and experience with international operations


  • Hybrid schedule – up to two days per week remote (work from home) and three on-site.


Moving the future forward is our priority and this includes your future. We encourage professional development and champion our employees’ success through various skills and training opportunities. Named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies™ by Ethisphere Institute for six consecutive years, everything we do at Oshkosh is guided by our core values and the ~15k+ team members around the world who embody them.

We put people first. We do the right thing. We persevere. We are better together.

Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability for any part of the recruitment process, please contact our reception desk by phone at +1 (920) 502.3009 or our talent acquisition team by email

Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.

Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.