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Legal Counsel

Want to join us on our exciting journey?

Volvo Cars is on an exciting journey, redefining the automotive experience by innovating to make people’s lives less complicated. We offer you a once-in-a-lifetime chance to make an impact in a company with unique opportunities to grow and make a true difference.


What We Are Looking For:

  • Key player to complement our small and dynamic in-house legal team in the Americas.
  • Legal advisor to support Volvo Cars as one of the most innovative car manufacturers by navigating legal landscapes new to our business, especially related to regulatory frameworks.
  • Experienced lawyer with the ability to balance advancement of commercial plans with legal requirements using creative problem-solving skills.
  • Someone that shares our company values - you are enthusiastic, curious, collaborative, and have high integrity with a pragmatic approach towards legal advice.


What You’ll Do:

  • Work autonomously, but side by side with the Americas legal team and as a part of a global team of lawyers, to advise the business on current and new commercial strategies with a particular focus on compliance with various regulatory frameworks and local, state and federal laws.
  • Stay abreast of legal developments impacting Volvo Cars’ commercial strategies.
  • Collaborate with diverse and international colleagues to ensure knowledge sharing and consistency in approaches.
  • Create efficiencies when obtaining outside counsel support, especially where guidance is needed across jurisdictions within the Americas.
  • Condense legal advice into business-friendly materials to effectively support stakeholders in decision making.
  • Educate operational teams to ensure ongoing compliance as plans and strategies are implemented.


What You Will Bring to Volvo:

  • At least 7 years of experience working as a lawyer at a law firm and/or as an in-house legal counsel, handling complex commercial legal matters.
  • Experience analyzing, interpreting, and providing guidance on regulatory and agency frameworks.
  • A proactive and customer-oriented mind-set, providing high-quality legal support, with limited supervision and often under time pressure.
  • Ability to problem solve with creative solutions for complicated problems that require careful analysis and good judgement.
  • Strength in translating legal advice into actions that deliver business value in the context of global business strategies.
  • A history of excelling in team environments and being tech savvy.
  • A passion for continuously identifying improvement areas and driving change.


Who are we?

Everything we do starts with people. Our purpose is to provide freedom to move, in a personal, sustainable and safe way. We are committed to simplifying our customers’ lives by offering better technology solutions that improve their impact on the world and bringing the most advanced mobility innovations to protect them, their loved ones and the people around them. 

Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. The people of Volvo Cars are committed to making a difference in our world. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. We believe in bringing out the best in each other and harnessing the true power of people. At Volvo Cars your career is designed around your talents and aspirations so you can reach your full potential. Join us on a journey of a lifetime as we create safety, autonomous driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.

Mahwah, NJ, US

Job requisition ID:  50906

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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