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company building Pelican Products location Torrance, CA
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With over 40 years of creating the toughest, virtually indestructible, and most dependable products on the market, Pelican Products remains the global leader of high-performance protective case solutions, advanced portable lighting systems, and consumer products we use in our everyday lives including coolers, backpacks, drinkware, and more! Our products are depended upon by professionals in the most demanding markets including fire safety, law enforcement, life sciences, defense/military, aerospace, entertainment, industrial and consumer. Pelican's products are designed and built to last a lifetime.

Pelican Products is looking for aContracts Counselwho will support our executives, sales managers and other employees in the review and negotiation of a wide range of commercial contracts, including master service agreements, statements of work, SaaS related agreements, license agreements, non-disclosure agreements and vendor contracts, among others. Your work will be dynamic, fast-paced, and time-sensitive.


  • Drafts, reviews, redlines, negotiates, and finalizes commercial contracts, such as NDAs, purchase/supply agreements, service agreements, license agreements, and other types of contracts.

  • Monitors, manages and modifies contracts on a regular basis, considering changes to the law, industry and/or business practice.

  • Periodically reviews and revises Pelican standard contracts and drafts contracts for specific situations when a standard agreement cannot be use or is not applicable.

  • Provides practical advice directly to Pelican employees, including personnel located throughout the United States and internationally, relating to the implications of proposed contract terms.

  • Manages contract workflow via Pelican’s contract management software and serves as a point of contact for business personnel on all contractual matters.

  • Collaborates with Pelican employees to interpret contracts and resolves disputes related to contractual provisions.

  • Develops and/or revises policies related to contract workflow and review.

  • Creates and updates Pelican training documents to be used in the contract review and negotiation process.

  • Collaborates with other departments to ensure accuracy and completeness of contract documents and compliance with contractual obligations.​​

  • Follows company policies and practices as outlined in the Employee Handbook and/or applicable employment agreement. Follows safety guidelines and procedures in accordance to the job.

  • Performs additional duties as assigned.


  • J.D. degree from an ABA-approved law school and an active member in good standing of the Bar.

  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience practicing law with a focus on contract management (in-house experience preferred).

  • Business-oriented problem-solver who strikes the appropriate balance between facilitating business transactions while managing risks.

  • Demonstrated capabilities in working independently, managing tasks to completion, and delivering high quality results while handling multiple assignments.

  • Exposure to master service agreements, SaaS agreements, and other commercial agreements with complex intellectual property, licensing, indemnity, and liability issues is required.

  • A strong desire to learn the commercial and technical business of Pelican to better identify and manage risks while working to close commercial transactions.


  • Experience with contract management software.


  • Generous paid time off plans / Holiday pay

  • 401k plan – with immediate match

  • Tuition Assistance Program

  • Established reputable brand offering premium products – you’ll be proud to represent Pelican!

  • On-Site Flu Shots – Free!

  • Prime location – minutes away from the beach!

  • Amazing employee discount program on Pelican Products

  • Great Benefits – several options including Pet insurance for our animal lovers.

  • Exclusive access to employee store with Pelican branded apparel and gear

  • Wellness Discount Program

  • Employee referral program – get paid to work with your trusted network.

  • And more…


    Pelican Products, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This job was posted on Thu Aug 04 2022 and expired on Sun Aug 28 2022.
Minimum $78K/yr
$113K/yr Average
Maximum $159K/yr


  • Analyze the probable outcomes of cases, using knowledge of legal precedents.
  • Advise clients concerning business transactions, claim liability, advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits, or legal rights and obligations.
  • Select jurors, argue motions, meet with judges, and question witnesses during the course of a trial.
  • Interpret laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses.
  • Present evidence to defend clients or prosecute defendants in criminal or civil litigation.
  • Represent clients in court or before government agencies.
  • Present and summarize cases to judges and juries.
  • Study Constitution, statutes, decisions, regulations, and ordinances of quasi-judicial bodies to determine ramifications for cases.
  • Prepare, draft, and review legal documents, such as wills, deeds, patent applications, mortgages, leases, and contracts.
  • Negotiate settlements of civil disputes.
  • Supervise legal assistants.
  • Examine legal data to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting lawsuit.
  • Evaluate findings and develop strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases.
  • Gather evidence to formulate defense or to initiate legal actions, by such means as interviewing clients and witnesses to ascertain the facts of a case.
  • Prepare legal briefs and opinions, and file appeals in state and federal courts of appeal.
  • Search for and examine public and other legal records to write opinions or establish ownership.
  • Confer with colleagues with specialties in appropriate areas of legal issue to establish and verify bases for legal proceedings.
  • Perform administrative and management functions related to the practice of law.
  • Work in environmental law, representing public interest groups, waste disposal companies, or construction firms in their dealings with state and federal agencies.
  • Probate wills and represent and advise executors and administrators of estates.
  • Act as agent, trustee, guardian, or executor for businesses or individuals.
  • Help develop federal and state programs, draft and interpret laws and legislation, and establish enforcement procedures.


  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Persuasion - Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
  • Negotiation - Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
  • Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.
  • Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
  • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Systems Analysis - Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
  • Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.


  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Personnel and Human Resources - Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.
  • Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Law and Government - Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
  • 401K Plan
  • Vacation & Paid Time Off
  • Employee Discount
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Paid Holidays

Pelican Products


Pelican Products, Inc. was founded in 1976. The company specializes in Injection Molded Protective Cases, Rotationally Molded Protective Cases, Advanced Lighting Systems, Technically Advanced Flashlights, Portable Lighting, Remote Area Lighting, Protective Cases, Area Lighting, Consumer Products, and Coolers. They serve professionals in the markets including, law enforcement, fire safety, defense/military, entertainment, aerospace, industrial, and consumer. The company thrives to provide advanced portable lighting systems, high-performance protective cases, and rugged gear for professionals and outdoor enthusiasts. Pelican™ products are built to last a lifetime. The company works in 21 countries, with 22 international sales offices and six manufacturing facilities throughout the world. In Europe, the company operates under the name Peli Products, S.LU. The company is headquartered in Torrance, CA. They are dedicated to growing by offering quality products and services that add value to their customers resulting in exceptional returns to their stakeholders.

Company - Private




$100M to $500M


Torrance, CA, 90503and others


Computer Manufacturers, Niche Manufacturers




Lyndon J. Faulkner


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