Sr Corp Counsel - Product Regulatory
Company: The Clorox Company
Posted on: March 16, 2023
At Clorox, we champion people to be well and thrive by doing the
right thing, putting people at the center, and playing to win. Led
by our IGNITE strategy, we build brands that make a positive
difference in people's lives around the world. And we know that
success requires head, heart, AND guts - all three, every day -
coming together to work simpler, faster, bolder, and more
inclusively. Interested? Join us to !Your role at Clorox:Reporting
to the Assistant General Counsel - Chief Products Counsel, the
position will advise the business on regulatory requirements and
compliance as to product safety, labeling, warnings, and
instructions for use. The position will provide legal support and
counseling for the domestic and global Corporate Quality and Global
Stewardship (regulatory affairs) functions on regulatory
requirements and compliance. This includes, but is not limited to,
product manufacturing and distribution policies and procedures;
government inspections and inquiries; adverse event reporting and
tracking; product quality reviews and investigations; and
advertising, marketing and consumer protection issues. This role
may also assist with other matters such as environmental, health
and safety matters.In this role, you will:
- Provide legal counsel on matters relating to regulatory
compliance by Clorox's operations and products with a focus on
CPSC, EPA and other applicable regulatory authorities, foreign
equivalents, and company policies.
- Provide legal counsel to Corporate Quality and Global
Stewardship (regulatory affairs) groups on product and compliance
issues under the Consumer Product Safety Act, the Poison Prevention
Packaging Act (PPPA), the Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act (FDCA), the
Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), and
other legal requirements.
- Provide counseling to business units and brands on regulatory
issues related to the advertising, marketing and promotion of
regulated products, including disinfecting products regulated under
- Support business units and brands regarding product
development, product quality and regulatory issues, including
governmental agency inquiries, investigations, and disputes
relating to regulatory compliance and/or product quality.
- Provide support and counsel regarding collection, maintenance
and reporting of adverse events; tracking new regulations;
supporting capability building for compliance.
- Proactively counsel the business on new laws, regulations, and
industry trends related to the regulation of consumer products,
including disinfecting products, in the countries and states in
which Clorox does business.
- Assist in other substantive legal areas, including assisting on
general commercial transactions; also working with members of Legal
leadership, other attorneys and staff on departmental matters as
- Develop and provide training to employees on product regulatory
and other legal matters.
- Efficiently manage outside counsel on regulatory and other
matters.This role may also assist with environmental, health and
safety matters, including 1) providing legal counsel to Corporate
Health, Safety and Environment group on permitting issues,
environmental compliance of facilities, release response and
remediation efforts, environmental due diligence in real estate and
corporate transactions and 2) assisting with environmental disputes
and litigation, including management of outside counsel.What we
- JD and Bachelors degrees.
- Member of the California State Bar, or eligible to register
under the California State Bar in-house counsel program.
- 5+ years as a practicing attorney with significant and
demonstrable experience, including experience at a top tier law
firm. - In house experience greatly preferred. -
- Experience in regulatory matters, with a focus on product
safety. Knowledge of disinfecting products regulation (FIFRA)
and/or FDA regulations a plus.
- Demonstrated success at providing strategic counseling to
business partners that takes into account legal considerations
along with business goals.
- Broad range of relevant legal experience, including the ability
to identify issues, connect dots, apply a business mindset,
prioritize and resolve critical legal issues in real time, and
escalate risks as appropriate.
- Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability
to drive, lead, provide points of view and listen while working
with legal and technical staffs.
- Strong negotiation, consultative and facilitation skills with
the ability to effectively interact with all internal and external
- Self-starter with a sense of urgency, ability to multi-task,
ability to prioritize matters and to handle unanticipated
situations effectively and work well under pressure with tight
deadlines to ensure timely and appropriate response to issues
- Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation
- Ability to travel 10-15%.Workplace type:This position is hybrid
in Oakland with the expectation of being in the office 2 days a
week.We seek out and celebrate diverse backgrounds and experiences.
We're looking for fresh perspectives, a desire to bring your best,
and a non-stop drive to keep growing and learning.At Clorox, we
have a Culture of Inclusion. We believe our values-based culture
connects to our purpose and helps our people be the best versions
of themselves, professionally and personally. This means building a
workplace where every person can feel respected, valued, and fully
able to participate in our Clorox community. Learn more about our
I&D program & initiatives .[U.S.]Additional Information:At
Clorox, we champion people to be well and thrive, starting with our
own people. To help make this possible, we offer comprehensive,
competitive benefits that prioritize all aspects of wellbeing and
provide flexibility for our teammates' unique needs. This includes
robust health plans, a market-leading 401(k) program with a company
match, flexible time off benefits (including half-day summer
Fridays depending on location), inclusive fertility / adoption
benefits, and more. We are committed to fair and equitable pay and
are transparent with current and future teammates about our full
salary ranges. We use broad salary ranges that reflect the
competitive market for similar jobs, provide sufficient opportunity
for growth as you gain experience and expand responsibilities,
while also allowing for differentiation based on performance. Based
on the breadth of our ranges, most new hires will start at Clorox
in the first half of the applicable range. Your starting pay will
depend on job-related factors, including relevant skills,
knowledge, experience and location. The applicable salary range for
every role in the U.S. is based on your work location and is
aligned to one of three zones according to the cost of labor in
your area.-Zone A: $138,100 - $277,400-Zone B: $126,600 -
$254,300-Zone C: $115,100 - $231,200All ranges are subject to
change in the future. Your recruiter can share more about the
specific salary range for your location during the hiring
process.This job is also eligible for participation in Clorox's
incentive plans, subject to the terms of the applicable plan
documents and policies.Please apply directly to our job postings
and do not submit your resume to any person via text message.
Clorox does not conduct text-based interviews and encourages you to
be cautious of anyone posing as a Clorox recruiter via unsolicited
texts during these uncertain times.
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