Regulatory Counsel


Granville, OH, US, 43023-1200 Toledo, OH, US, 43659-0001

Function:  Legal
Audience:  Experienced Professional
Work Arrangement:  Hybrid
Requisition ID:  62400



The Regulatory Law function is a strategic business partner and legal counsel to the enterprise.  This role provides legal support to all three Owens Corning businesses and several corporate functions focused on North America. This person will work closely with the Senior Counsel of Regulatory Law and act as a key partner to operations, sustainability leaders, sourcing leaders and providing valuable guidance on a wide variety of EHS, Sustainability, and International Trade issues.  The successful candidate serves as a front-line subject matter expert on regulations and OC standards impacting our operations and businesses.  This person will also partner closely with law department peers, particularly in the areas of Product Stewardship and Compliance, Litigation and Business Counseling.


Reports to: Director, Regulatory Law, Government Affairs and Trade Compliance  

Span of Control:  Individual Contributor



 Be a trusted legal advisor and business partner

  • Continuously builds an intimate knowledge of our Company, including internal structures, business strategies, and goals to ensure that all guidance is provided within an appropriate context.
  • Develops training, guidance materials and tools for our business professionals that builds capacity and competency to allow them to be effective decision makers in their roles.
  • Communicates legal and compliance issues and strategy to leaders in a timely and effective way and advises business leaders on mitigation strategies.
  • Support the Senior Environmental Leader in mitigating environmental liability concerning real estate matters.  
  • Monitoring and communicating emerging sustainability, environmental, and trade regulatory issues (e.g. extended producer responsibility, transboundary movement of waste, etc.) and assists in providing proactive counseling to mitigate compliance risk.  


Provide creative and practical legal solutions to drive enterprise strategy

  • Advises and counsels business partners on a broad range of legal issues including but not limited to, EHS, trade compliance, sustainablity and government affairs/lobbying.
  • Supports the Director, Regulatory Law, Government Affairs and Trade Compliance in managing risk within the defined scope of responsibility.  This includes early proactive involvement with stakeholders to assess legal risk in potential disputes and advising on strategic alternatives.  When appropriate, this may also include effectively managing outside counsel on compliance and litigation, ensuring they understand and execute on actions needed for OC success. This includes assisting in:
      • Environmental enforcement matters
      • Safety enforcement matters
      • M&A transactions and post-acquisition initiatives
      • Real Estate & Sourcing support concerning environmental liability
      • Regulatory interpretations associated with EHS, Sustainability and International Trade





  • Minimum of 2-5 years of experience working as a regulatory, environmental, litigation attorney, preferably with in-house experience.
  • Juris Doctorate and Bar Membership in at least one state required. 



  • Regulatory, Environmental, Administrative, Trade Law Experience or Educational Training.  Brings relevant law expertise to the legal function and can communicate legal challenges to legal and business leaders. Develops practical solutions to complex compliance and regulatory matters. Listens carefully and identifies high-risk situations requiring escalation and mitigation.
  • Strategic & Proactive Mindset.  Demonstrates the ability to identify and respond to trends, and to develop sustainable improvements and solutions.  
  • Strong Organizational Skills.  Demonstrates the ability to meet deadlines and communicate issues as they arise, with specificity and determine actions necessary for a timely remedy of issues.
  • Communication.  Clearly conveys relevant information and ideas. Adjusts approach to capture audience attention and ensures there is an understanding of the message.  Seeks to understand others through active listening.
  • Highly Ethical.  Can be trusted to do only the “right thing” for the employees, shareholders, and others.  Follows a balanced approach without compromising integrity.
  • Diversity/Cultural Competence.  Understands, communicates with, and effectively interacts with people across the organization. Is self-aware and values the differences in others. Effectively achieves business results working across and with diverse teams.
  • Results Oriented.  Energetic, resourceful, with strong service orientation and positive can-do attitude.  Fully committed to the job and to deliver outstanding work.  Never satisfied with status-quo, continually striving for excellence. 
  • Change Agent.  Comfortable planning for the future, while managing day-to-day legal matters.  Able to anticipate risks and propose practical plans to mitigate them.  Appreciates impact of the Owens Corning Legal Department and how the department is an integral part of the company’s business strategy.
  • Adaptability.  Able to improvise, adapt and overcome when faced with problems. Ability to respond quickly to the demands of the moment. 
  • Accountability.  Knows what needs to be done and gets it done.  Willingly takes responsibility for the organization; unafraid of owning the results, actions and decisions of self or organization.
  • Learner Mindset.  Committed to continuing education and skill sharpening in Regulatory and Compliance law.
  • Judgment and Decision Making.  Recognizes issues, problems or opportunities and determines whether action is needed. Choose appropriate action by formulating clear decision criteria and evaluates options by considering implications and consequences.  Implements decisions or initiates action within a reasonable time. Escalates and informs as appropriate. 



About Owens Corning  

Owens Corning is a global building and construction materials leader committed to building a sustainable future through material innovation. Our three integrated businesses – Composites, Insulation, and Roofing – provide durable, sustainable, energy-efficient solutions that leverage our unique material science, manufacturing, and market knowledge to help our customers win and grow. We are global in scope, human in scale with approximately 18,000 employees in 30 countries dedicated to generating value for our customers and shareholders, and making a difference in the communities where we work and live. Founded in 1938 and based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, Owens Corning posted 2023 sales of $9.7 billion. For more information, visit

Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.