Environmental Counsel

Southern Ionics Minerals, LLC

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Wilmington, DE

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

As we create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through chemistry, we invite you to join our team to harness the power of chemistry to shape markets, redefine industries and improve lives for billions of people around the world.

The Chemours Company has an attorney position available at its global headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware. This is a highly visible, key role within the Company and Legal. The successful candidate is expected to be fully committed to the long-term success of Chemours, work hard, bring new insight and ideas and ultimately progress to a leadership level in our global function. This position will report to the Associate General Counsel, Litigation.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide real-time, practical legal advice to our U.S. clients located in the management of our businesses in Wilmington, at manufacturing sites or at other locations. Coordinate with other in-house counsel to align on broader issues crossing subject matters or country borders.

  • Environmental aspects will include engaging with multiple stakeholders (business, internal remediation group, corporate clients, paralegal, regulatory agencies and peers) on various legal projects including administrative actions and litigation, to ensure that business goals are met and deliverables are achieved with efficiency, appropriate level of collaboration and communication.

  • This role requires engaging the proper mix of internal and external resources to manage appropriate aspects of the legal work. This includes identifying strategies, articulating the scope of work, setting budgets, controlling costs, managing outside counsel and meeting deadlines.

In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:

  • At least 3 years’ relevant experience at a law firm, corporation, or government agency handling environmental law issues.

  • Demonstrating the ability to analyze and resolve complex legal and/or regulatory issues.

  • Ability to work in a modern collaborative environment yet maintain independent responsibility for process and outcome of assigned matters.

  • Demonstrated experience in business counseling, contract drafting, and environmental regulations (such as TSCA, CERCLA, Clean Water Act or other regulations).

  • Admitted to practice, active member and in good standing in a US state bar.

The following skill sets are necessary to be successful in the position:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Proven track record of progressive leadership in developing and executing on strategies and delivering excellent results in a team atmosphere.

  • Excellent decision-making skills, speed with risk balancing to own the result and driving positive outcomes.

  • Ability to independently counsel and work with clients.

The following experience and/or skill sets are preferred for this position:

  • Interest in or experience in giving business training in a wide range of subject matters such as antitrust, anticorruption and/or compliance.

  • Budgeting, budget outlook, and/or process management training or experience.

  • Experience working with clients in the chemical industry or other manufacturing industries.


  • Competitive Compensation

  • Comprehensive Benefits Packages

  • 401(k) Match

  • Employee Stock Purchase Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Learning and Development Opportunities

  • Strong Inclusion and Diversity Initiatives

  • Company-paid Volunteer Days


We are driven by our purpose to create a more colorful, capable, and cleaner world through the power of chemistry.

Built upon a 200-year-old legacy and a world-class product portfolio, we bring everyday convenience to virtually everything people touch—in industries ranging from automotive, paints, and plastics to electronics, construction, energy, and telecommunications. We bring solutions that are better, safer, more reliable, and more sustainable, through the power of chemistry.


We see our people as our biggest assets. Instead of focusing just on what our employees do each day, we look at how they do it. By taking a different approach to talent development, employee engagement, and culture, our goal is to empower employees to be their best selves—at Chemours and in life.

The “ours” in Chemours represents everyone who works here. We’re thousands strong and always looking for the best and brightest to join our team.


Five fundamental, foundational values form the substructure of our culture as a multinational

corporation. They are core beliefs that guide and frame both our behaviors and our aspirations.

Our values are in part what differentiate us from others, making us uniquely Chemours.

They are—Customer Centered, Refreshing Simplicity, Collective Entrepreneurship,

Safety Obsession, and Unshakable Integrity. At Chemours, our values are where everything begins.

We were honored to be named a “Great Place to Work-Certified Company” for 2019-2020­—our second consecutive year. We were also proud to receive a Gold Medallion Award from the U.S. Department of Labor’s HIRE VETS program in 2019.

Chemours is an equal opportunity employer

Chemours is an E-Verify employer

Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation

Immigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this position

At Chemours, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join Chemours and discover what it means when we say “We Are Living Chemistry”.