Legal Counsel


Fairfield (New Jersey), NJ, US

Function/Branch:  Legal
Type of contract:  Permanent Employee

Our Company


Technogym inspires 55 million daily users to train using our innovative & engaging solutions for fitness, sport and health. By promoting the wellness lifestyle of exercise, a balanced diet, and a positive mental approach, Technogym has rapidly grown into a success story of over 2,400 employees at 14 branches, expanding to more than 100 countries and has been selected as Official Supplier to 8 editions of the Olympic Games - from Sydney 2000 to Tokyo 2020.

If you are a team player with strong relationship skills and an international approach, eager to invest your energy in building dreams, you have the right spirit to join Technogym! You will naturally fit with our culture if you work out and live a healthy lifestyle, are pro-active, determined and digital savvy. Move with us for a better world!

Your Role


We are currently looking for an experienced Legal Counsel to join our team at Technogym USA in New Jersey. His/her mission is to be in charge of drafting simple legal documents, negotiating, structuring, interpreting, executing, and/or administering contractual documents. You will get the opportunity to work in a high-profile environment and join an international and dynamic team used to working under pressure and collaborating to reach key deadlines and goals.


This role requires an individual with personal confidence, legal acumen and business savvy to operate in a highly regulated industry as you also provide significant input in the development and implementation of legal compliance policies and procedures. You additionally develop appropriate relationships for the legal department with other departments across the business as well as externally with local authorities. You will be responsible for counseling the business, by giving pro-active, professional, competent, (cost) effective and creative legal support. You'll need to bring negotiation and drafting skills and business sense to deal with multiple functional teams in a rapidly scaling business. You will collaborate with business leaders as well as with supporting areas advising on legal risks, business strategies and other issues related to the Company’s businesses. You will be required to work independently as well as part of various teams and take on projects in addition to the daily day job.


Your Impact


Your main responsibilities will cover a variety of legal issues concerning our industry and business across the Technogym Group. Amongst others, the following responsibilities apply to this position:


  • Draft, review, negotiate simple and complex contractual documents, mainly related to projects performed by the Company in the different geographies
  • Advise on general business law issues and managing the legal issues of all areas of the company, including but not limited to corporate matters, operations, digital, sales & marketing, procurement, safety, security, litigations and sustainability issues
  • Attend meeting with clients, suppliers and/or project team
  • Fulfill any corporate obligations, including dealing with public notaries or local authorities and obtaining certificates or other corporate documents
  • Draft letters related to contractual obligations and/or pre-litigations and/or claims
  • Advise on claims and ensure a proper connection with external lawyers in charge of litigations, ensuring that externally commissioned lawyers are provided with all necessary information to enable them to provide advice that is accurate, targeted and which represents the best value for money
  • Cooperate in developing procedures, matrices and policies to be adopted at Technogym Group level
  • Work on developing Technogym templates and standards and maintain a deep understanding of the Technogym Group policies and procedures
  • Assist business teams on specific legal issues (like IP, competition or IT laws)
  • Provide high quality, targeted and accessible legal advice across a range of practice areas and will work as a valued business partner with colleagues across Technogym Group in order to secure and deliver effective solutions to legal issues
  • Drive continuous improvement within his/her own areas of responsibility
  • Take a proactive approach to risk management, ensuring legal risks and issues are identified, addressed and reported and, where appropriate, escalated
  • Anticipate and manage the (legal) risks connected with or resulting from the business strategy and operations
  • Secure compliance of business operations with relevant laws and regulations
  • Ability to deliver high-quality work under deadlines

About You


  • Law degree from a University with a good ranking
  • A J.D. in Law from an accredited law school is preferable
  • Member in good standing in the New York Bar
  • 5-7 years on corporate and contract law (in law firms or as in-house, preferable both)
  • Strong legal experience in corporate and commercial matters
  • Experience on managing external legal counsels
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English (knowledge of Italian is a plus) 
  • Pragmatic approach to problem solving and good relational skills
  • Self-motivated, independent professional with excellent communication skills and the ability to thrive under pressure
  • Proactive self-starter, highly motivated, focused on working at a high level and producing an excellent work product under changing priorities and deadlines
  • Proven track record of being highly effective in unstructured business environment remote from corporate support
  • Process oriented with strong organization skills to manage multiple projects in parallel and prioritize competing demands 
  • Ability to work in an international and challenging environment

Technogym is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Technogym is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.
Discover your potential with a career at Technogym, where work means loving what you do, taking on challenges, learning from others, sharing a vision and making it come true!