Legal Counsel - Corporate & Commercial Law

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At GM Canada, you will find go-getters, people that dream big and go the extra mile to uncover the next ground-breaking idea.  From designing and engineering state-of-the-art plants, developing new vehicles and self-driving technologies, and creating new marketing programs - we are determined to change the future of mobility.
We are looking for individuals who are striving to make a difference and who want to join one of the world’s most iconic companies.  With over 100 years of rich history in Canada, help us redefine what the next 100 years should look like.  Innovation Lives Here – and so should you!


The Opportunity


General Motors Canada is seeking an exceptional lawyer, called to the Bar of Ontario, with significant commercial experience, strategic business acumen and proven collaborative skills, to join its legal team as Counsel – Corporate and Commercial to General Motors Canada located at our Canadian headquarters in Oshawa, Ontario. 



  • Act as the key counseling contact for a broad range of corporate and commercial legal matters including advertising and marketing, sales and after-sales, dealer relations, competition law, privacy, and consumer protection matters.
  • Support the drafting and negotiation of a broad range of transactions including those involving real estate, environmental matters, promotions and sponsorships, fleet and distribution agreements, licensing, technology and other commercial matters.
  • Have responsibility for managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Work effectively across internal functions and multiple businesses.
  • Act as a key business partner, contributing to General Motors Canada’s success by combining both legal and business expertise and understanding the company’s operations and strategic goals
  • Apply your open-mindedness and creativity to help develop new business solutions in a dynamic and evolving automotive marketplace.
  • Work closely with both the General Motors Canada legal department and the GM global legal staff in the United States.


  • Has been called to the Bar of Ontario.
  • Minimum of 3 years of top-tier private practice or in-house experience, with a preference for more experience.
  • Significant corporate and commercial law experience.
  • French language proficiency is preferred, but not required.

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