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Corporate Counsel

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Location: Deerfield, IL, United States
Date Posted: Nov 3, 2020

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Job Description


We know a decision to work for Caterpillar is a commitment of time and talent. In return, we work to provide a rewarding environment and experience for our teammates. Caterpillar wouldn't be the company it is today without the men and women who shape it.

Provide general advice and counsel to clients on a wide range of domestic and international finance and corporate treasury matters; 
Draft and negotiate corporate treasury borrowing and derivatives agreements, bank account terms and conditions, corporate guarantees, financing agreements, credit facilities and related agreements and commercial paper programs; 
Monitor and analyze legal and regulatory developments in assigned area (such as securities, banking and finance) that could impact the Company and recommend course of action
Manage legal entities; and 
Manage outside counsel and staff as required.


Basic Qualifications

J.D. degree and membership in at least one U.S. state bar; 

2+ years of relevant legal experience advising public companies on corporate finance and treasury matters; 

Ability to collaborate effectively with clients and colleagues at all levels of the organization; and

Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well with a team, superior judgment and ability to effectively handle multiple projects.

Top Candidates will also have

Excellent judgment and the ability to provide clear, reasoned and timely legal advice in the best interests of Caterpillar; 

Strong organizational skills; 

Strong written and oral communication skills; 

The ability to interact well with business leaders at all levels; 

Flexibility and a willingness to adapt to the changing needs of the enterprise and business environment; 

Project management experience; and 

The ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, diverse, multidisciplinary environment. 

The Hiring Manager sits in Illinois but location is flexible and can be remote within a North America time zone. 

Caterpillar is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O; however, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at


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Nov 3, 2020


United States