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Legal Counsel



Posted over 30 days ago...

Join EcoVadis and contribute to a sustainable future while advancing your legal career in a supportive and dynamic environment.


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£65000 - £75000

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New York, United States

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98% Remote- North America

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Expires at anytime

EcoVadis is at the forefront of driving corporate sustainability worldwide. With a mission to steer businesses towards a greener future, EcoVadis stands as the leading provider of sustainability ratings, leveraging a blend of expert analysis and innovative technology. Their international team is dedicated to creating a tangible impact on environmental, social, and ethical practices globally. Working at EcoVadis offers the chance to be part of a significant movement, alongside talented individuals in a culture that values each member’s contribution. Discover the EcoVadis culture and potential career pathways by visiting the EcoVadis careers page.

  • Offer legal support to EcoVadis Americas and contribute to global enterprise matters.
  • Review, amend, and provide counsel on non-disclosure agreements and various contracts.
  • Assist in the deployment of a contract management system.
  • Handle external counsel conflict checks, invoice reviews, and submissions.
  • Maintain contract integrity through updates, validations, and archiving.
  • Must possess a J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school.
  • Active member in good standing of a U.S. state bar.
  • Available to work during U.S. business hours.
  • Fluent in English with strong communication skills.
  • 1-2 years of post-licensure legal experience in the U.S. is required.
  • A strong interest in learning EcoVadis’ business and advancing legal expertise.

This full-time position offers a salary range of $65,000 - $75,000 with bonus potential, flexible hours, a home office allowance, casual work environment, and enriching team events. EcoVadis embraces diversity and is committed to inclusive hiring practices. If you require any adjustments during the hiring process or believe you can be a valuable addition to the team, regardless of meeting every qualification, EcoVadis encourages you to apply.

Company Description

Work smart, have fun and make an impact!

Our purpose is to guide all companies toward a sustainable world.
EcoVadis is the leading provider of business sustainability ratings. Our solutions are backed by an international team of experts and powerful technology. We analyze data and build sustainability scorecards that give companies actionable insights into their environmental, social and ethical risks.

Why apply to EcoVadis? Be a part of the global sustainability change in business. Grow your career. Work with extraordinary people. Feel valued for your contribution.

Learn more about our team and culture on EcoVadis careers page. If you have questions about the company or open roles you can chat with an insider.

Job Description

You will help supporting EcoVadis Americas legal and global enterprise matters, such as:

  • Reviewing, redlining, and advising on non-disclosure agreements and other contracts 
  • Contributing to the implementation of a contract management system 
  • Assisting with external counsel conflict of interest checks and invoice review and submission
  • Implementing template updates
  • Contracts: comparing and validating contract signature versions, administering electronic signature requests, archiving contracts, reviewing signed contracts and tracking key liability issues


  • J.D. from an ABA accredited law school
  • License to practice law with active membership in good standing of a U.S. state bar
  • Ability to work business hours from a U.S. time zone   
  • Fluency in English with good communication skills
  • 1- 2 years post-licensure legal experience in a U.S. law firm, in-house legal department, or U.S. government agency 
  • Interest in learning the EcoVadis sustainability services business, working with a talented team, and growing your legal skills and abilities to serve as an effective in-house legal counsel with career advancement potential.  

Additional Information

  • Full-time position 
  • Salary Range: 65 - 75K USD
  • Bonus Eligible: yes [USD $2,500 – 3,000 annually]
  • Location: anywhere in the U.S.

In return for your expertise and energy, we offer:

  • Flexi-time 
  • Home office allowance program
  • Casual and friendly environment
  • Virtual and in-person team building events
  • Great 401K matching program 
  • Opportunity to work in an international atmosphere

Don't fit all the criteria but still think you’d be a good candidate? Please apply anyway to give our hiring team the opportunity to assess your skills and to learn more about what you could bring to EcoVadis. We’re interested in hiring capable people, regardless of professional and educational background.

Can the hiring process be adjusted to suit my needs? Yes. We want everyone going through the hiring process with EcoVadis to feel confident that you are able to demonstrate your full potential. We welcome applications from disabled people, people with long-term health conditions, and neurodiverse candidates. If you need any adjustments, including the provision of interview questions, please let the hiring team know.

Our team’s strength comes from everyone’s uniqueness and is founded upon mutual respect. EcoVadis commits to equity, inclusion and reducing bias in our hiring processes. EcoVadis does not accept any form of discrimination based on color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, citizenship, religion, beliefs, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, neurodiversity, disability, parental status, or any other protected characteristic that makes you unique. In your application, we encourage you to remove personal information such as: photographs, marital status, number of children, religion, gender, residential postal code, university graduation date, past medical or parental leave(s) taken, nationality (instead, please state if you are legally eligible to work in the job region/country), university name (instead, please state any degrees obtained and the study major).


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