• IP, Marketing & Advertising Attorney

    Job Locations US-OH-Columbus
    Requisition ID 2018-2911
    Category (Portal Searching)
  • Overview

    A Brand That's What's Now

    Express is the sexy, sophisticated lifestyle fashion brand for every occasion: work, weekends, or nights on the town.  Our brand is what's new and what's now for young fashion-forward men and women.  We have more than 600 retail and outlet stores throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, as well as franchise stores in Latin America.  We also have a best-in-class online/mobile shopping experience at www.express.com that allows our customers to shop whenever and wherever they like.  


    A Workplace To Match

    We think you'll like it here. 

    We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, generous associate discount, casual work environment, and the opportunity to connect and engage with some of the smartest, most passionate individuals in the fashion business.  We're always looking for talented leaders at all levels to join our team; if this sounds like you, we'd love to chat!


    Intellectual Property, Marketing, and Advertising attorney at Express, reporting directly to the General Counsel, and providing business-oriented legal advice and support to the company with respect to all intellectual property, marketing, advertising matters.


    Essential Requirements


    • Education:  A J.D. from an accredited law school and a strong academic background.
    • Experience:  8-12+ years of experience in intellectual property law, Marketing and Advertising law, preferably within the retail industry.


    Preferred Requirements (skills and abilities)


    • Prior in-house legal experience is preferred, although not required.
    • Substantial contract drafting and negotiation experience
    • Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate (both orally and in written
    • form) and interact effectively with business leaders at all levels of the organization; must be able to identify critical issues requiring action and recommend and execute action plans.
    • Strong team player and ability to collaborate to resolution.
    • Must be self-sufficient and willing to do whatever is necessary to get the job done
    • A self-starter and someone who is business-oriented.
    • Superior intellect, with the ability to combine analytical reasoning, creativity and judgment.
    • Quick study, able to handle complex matters, with multiple initiatives going on
    • simultaneously.
    • Able to deal effectively with strategic issues as well as tactical operational details.
    • Prior people management experience strongly preferred; excellent coaching and mentoring skills





    As an equal opportunity employer, Express does not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment on the basis of any federal, state, or locally protected class.  Express only hires individuals authorized for employment in the United States.



    Notification to AgenciesPlease note that Express does not accept unsolicited resumes or calls from third-party recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement and approval from HR to submit resumes for a specific requisition, Express will not consider or approve payment to any third-parties for hires made.


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