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Requisition ID:  76361

Assistant General Counsel

Dallas, Texas, United States, 75217



Are you looking for more?

At Mohawk Industries, we’re committed to more – more customer solutions, more process improvements, more sustainable manufacturing and more opportunities for our team.

As a Fortune 500, global flooring leader with some of the best-known brands in the industry, Mohawk is a great place to start or develop your career with an emphasis on more of what’s important to you. Whether you want to lead more, innovate more, learn more or create more, you can find your more with Mohawk.



What we need:


Primary legal counsel to Daltile, a subsidiary of Mohawk Industries, Inc., based in Dallas, Texas. This position is responsible for managing Daltile’s various legal matters. This position will be the only attorney based in the Dallas office but will work with other legal department members as needed. This position will work directly with Daltile’s executive team on a regular basis.


What you’ll do:


  • Attend weekly executive leadership team staff meetings and advise Daltile’s executive leadership team on various matters.
  • Draft, review and negotiate agreements, including strategic supply and equipment purchase contracts, sales agreements, logistics agreements, consulting agreements, leases, software licenses, IT service agreements, privacy, and confidentiality agreements.
  • Work with Daltile’s Senior Director of Real Estate and Construction and advise on all real estate matters including leases and real estate sales agreements.
  • Support M&A activity that relates directly to Daltile.
  • Provide practical legal advice to Daltile employees on contracts, dispute resolution, legal risk, and best practices on a variety of topics.
  • Review marketing materials, warranties, and other internal and external documents for legal compliance.
  • Work with internal staff to oversee contract management.
  • Identify and implement improvements to contracting processes, including development of form contracts, checklists, contract process flows and business training.
  • Complete special assignments at the request of the executive leadership team.
  • Stay up to date on developing legal issues.
  • Provide analysis of legal and policy issues.
  • Perform such other duties as required.


What you have:


  • Minimum of JD degree from an accredited law school.
  • 6 to 8 years legal experience in top tier law firm and/or corporate law department.
  • Ability to provide counsel and guidance on complex legal questions and inquiries.
  • Understands business and appreciates the culture that exists within an organization and the reasoning behind key policies, practices, and procedures.
  • Experience working with limited supervision.


What you’re good at:


  • Must be comfortable managing a large number of stakeholders across multiple disciplines.
  • Must be highly organized and an effective project manager.
  • Ability to manage a high volume of diverse tasks is essential. Takes ownership of responsibilities and exhibits pride in his or her work. 
  • Passion for developing excellent rapport with the business teams and earning the trust of internal clients.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well with others.  Enjoys working with a team to meet deadlines and accomplish goals.



Mohawk Industries is a leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. Mohawk’s vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone and vinyl flooring. Our industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate our brands in the marketplace and satisfy all remodeling and new construction requirements. Our brands are among the most recognized in the industry and include American Olean, Daltile, Durkan, IVC, Karastan, Marazzi, Mohawk, Mohawk Home, Pergo, and Quick-Step. During the past decade, Mohawk has transformed its business from an American carpet manufacturer into the world’s largest flooring company with operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia and the United States.


Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant.

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