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Legal Intern

Date: May 14, 2019

Location: Cleveland, OH, US, 44117

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Lincoln Electric is a global manufacturer of the highest quality welding, cutting and joining solutions ranging from simple to complex. With over 120 years of service excellence, we are committed to employing talent that will support our strategy to foster innovation and a first class experience for our customers. Lincoln Electric, where the actual is limited and the possible is immense.

PURPOSE:  The Legal Intern will work with members of the legal department to provide assistance and support on a broad range of legal matters affecting day-to-day business operations. This individual reports to the Senior Litigation Counsel.  The role is required to assist on a day-to-day basis on general corporate, litigation, regulatory, employment, commercial contract and IP matters that arise for Lincoln Electric and its global subsidiaries. 



  • Assistance with legal projects on a variety of subjects, including litigation, regulatory, employment, IP, commercial contract and general corporate. 
  • Conduct research of legal issues.
  • Prepare initial drafts of legal documents or correspondence.
  • Assist with discovery in litigation, employment and IP matters.



  • Must be currently (1) enrolled in a college or university as a junior (at least) at a college or university pursing a bachelor's degree with the intent to continue on to law school; or (2) enrolled in an accredited law school.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills; ability to collaborate across the organization on  issues with a sense of urgency.
  • High level of competency with the Microsoft Office software package.
  • Ability to search SEC and corporate filings.
  • Ability to work with legal counsel in non-US jurisdictions on various matters.
  • Ability to research legal issues and analyze results.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Lincoln Electric is a $2.5B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 10,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 40 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. 

As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!

Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.

Employment Status: Hourly Full-Time 
Function: Legal 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Welding, Manufacturing

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