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Title:  Law Intern

Requisition ID:  16866-159

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Category:  Law
Travel:  No Travel Required

Position Description

Have you ever wondered who made the case for your 12-pack or the box for your favorite cereal? If so, you can appreciate the work of Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE: GPK).  Its operating subsidiary, Graphic Packaging International, LLC (GPI) headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, is a leading provider of packaging solutions for a wide variety of products from food and beverage to other consumer products companies.  The GPI Corporate Law Department’s summer intern will experience a challenging assignment within an innovative Fortune 500 company. You will be an integral and valued part of a team and gain hands-on experience in areas such as corporate governance, compliance, contracts, intellectual property, employment law, real estate and environmental law.

Job Qualifications

  • Rising 2L or 3L student preferred.  Degree from an accredited college or university with at least one year of law school.  Must be able to think strategically and implement valuable solutions in the areas of corporate governance and contract review.
  • Must be able to research information and analyze data to arrive at valid conclusions, recommendations and plans of action.
  • Acts with some degree of autonomy, but must exercise excellent judgment in when to consult and seek guidance from supervisors.
  • Self-starter with excellent organizational, communication and process skills with the ability to multi-task and follow through on numerous projects.

Job Functions

  • Work with VP, Chief Sustainability Officer to support the Company’s ESG initiatives, including contract and data analysis and coordination of third-party audit requests.
  • Partner with attorneys and staff to respond to external client requests, which may include drafting resolutions, reviewing contracts, retrieving documents, coordinating discovery requests, performing intake for complaints, charges, violations, and infringement allegations.
  • Observe cases in support of the company position to include case valuation discussions, mediations, arbitrations, negotiated settlements, depositions, etc.
  • Provide other legal administrative support for the Law Department as needed.

Dates of Employment/Position Type

  • June 6, 2022 – August 1, 2022 (We can be flexible on the start/end date.)
  • Temporary Position (Intern will work a total of 8 weeks at 32 hours per week.)

Required Experience

At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child's cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We're one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world's most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry's best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we'd love to hear from you. Learn more about us at

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.

Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the Poster, EEO is the Law.

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