United States

United States

Associate Counsel, Marketing

Job Description

Associate Counsel, Marketing

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies


  • Position based in New York City
  • Advise and counsel clients on all issues related to global marketing and advertising programs in all media and formats including TV, print, digital/social, packaging, promotions, etc.
  • Review product and brand advertising claims; review and provide guidance on test protocols, consumer research, claim substantiation, and other support data
  • Respond to and manage defense of advertising and regulatory litigation, challenges and inquiries
  • Provide client education and training on relevant legal issues, develop processes and forms to support business marketing needs and efficiencies
  • Coordinate and manage outside law firms with respect to litigation, government inquiries and investigations
  • Advise and consult with all levels of the organization including senior leadership to identify critical legal issues, assess potential legal options, and provide individuals and teams with an analysis and range of possible legal solutions
  • Exercise independent judgment related to company legal matters


Minimum Education level: JD from a top law school

Minimum Years of Experience: 10

% Travel Time: 0-5%

Required Language Proficiency: English

Licenses or Certifications: Licensed in NY

Additional Job Specifications (e.g., physical demands, working conditions, equipment/machinery, specific skills, etc.):

  • Cosmetic and/or OTC industry experience
  • JD from a top law school
  • Licensed in NY
  • 10 years of marketing, advertising and administrative legal experience at AM Law 200 firm and/or Fortune 1000 company
  • Global experience
  • Strong understanding of regulations/FTC and FDA compliance relating to cosmetic, and over-the-counter drug products
  • Ability to form strong relationships with business leaders and serve as a counterpart to the Marketing, Product Development and R&D teams
  • Ability to execute in a complex matrixed environment while setting boundaries


Job: Legal

Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-New York

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Job Number: 199983

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. It is Company's policy not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances. The Company will endeavor to provide a reasonable accommodation consistent with the law to otherwise qualified employees and prospective employees with a disability and to employees and prospective employees with needs related to their religious observance or practices. Should you wish to apply for this position or any other position with the Company and you believe you require assistance to complete an application or participate in an interview, please contact USApplicantAccommodations@Estee.com