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Corporate Contracts Counsel

Golden Valley MN Corporate Contracts Counsel The candidate will support firm's global business, legal and compliance initiatives as a member of the legal team drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts. Will provide the full scope of legal support to firm'ss indirect sourcing and I.T teams, which includes drafting, reviewing, and negotiating agreements and advising on the areas of commercial and manufacturing related transactions, sourcing, digital platforms, intellectual property, risk and anti-trust. Provide effective and pragmatic counsel regarding digital and e-commerce issues; draft, review, and negotiate digital, e-commerce, I.T. (cloud/service/storage agreements, etc.), intellectual property and marketing related agreements. Draft, manage and negotiate distributor agreements with customers across firm's business unit product lines. Draft and negotiate contracts with all manners of third party vendors for supply of services and goods to firm's in compliance with internal Delegation of Authority and contract management guidelines. Assist with tracking of customer and supplier compliance with firm's compliance programs. Participate in the development and implementation of procedures for contract negotiation, contract management and administration as well as tools to enhance the process, throughput, document retention, and sharing of best practices. Perform contractual and administrative requirements that are complex and varied in nature, usually requiring some originality, ingenuity, and degree of technical skill. Provide training to company business partners on various contracting, risk management, legal, and compliance topics. Support the broader legal team as requested; perform special projects and support continuous improvement of legal department standard work, knowledge management and processes. Support policy and process coordination among all constituencies, including enterprise, business unit and regional legal teams, finance and accounting teams, customers and vendors. Effectively manage the work and expense of external law firms where outside expertise is appropriate.

The candidate should have earned a Juris Doctor from an accredited law school of recognized standing and currently licensed to practice law in the United States. 5 years of demonstrated legal experience in commercial law/contracts preferred. Must have experience drafting and negotiating complex contracts. Must have experience effectively managing commercial transactions, deals and disputes. Background in digital, e-commerce, software, and intellectual property is plus. International law and foreign language experience is preferred.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-07

Corporate Attorney

Sarasota FL Corporate Attorney The candidate duties include reviewing, drafting and editing a variety of commercial contracts impacting the corporation such as supply agreements, procurement agreements, development agreements, and nondisclosure agreements; preparation of training materials on legal and compliance topics; review and updating of legal documents, templates, and contracts; performing due diligence tasks on merger and acquisition projects (primarily contract review); and miscellaneous duties as assigned. Will also have a willingness to learn other areas of the law such as litigation management, labor & employment, intellectual property, and ethics and compliance topics over time and be willing to develop into a corporate law generalist. Must have Bachelor's and Juris Doctorate degrees from accredited institutions. Should have Licensed to practice law in one state with the ability to become Authorized House Counsel in the state of Florida upon hire; must be in good standing. Must have 3-6 years of experience in a law firm or corporate legal department with a heavy emphasis on commercial contracts. Should have strong interest in working in a corporate setting of a global, public company. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills (proficiency in Word, Excel, and Power Point). Legal 3 - 6 Full-time 2019-12-07

Insurance Defense Trial Attorney

Carmel IN Insurance Defense Trial Attorney The candidate uses Litigation Protocols to develop and revise appropriate legal strategy for discovery, investigation, handling and trial/hearing of cases or matters; advises, communicates and develops those strategies with firm's Claims Representatives and insured Clients, as appropriate. Understands and creatively uses technology; applies technology to the process of law to improve quality and reduce cost. Possesses the skills necessary to use technology to work remotely. Capable of working with office staff who are remotely located. Conducts necessary and appropriate discovery, hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations and similar proceedings. Researches the law; drafts legal documents, pleadings, motions, briefs and opinions as required. If requested, conducts settlement negotiations. Advises, communicates and confers with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients, rendering clear, unambiguous legal opinions and advice. Personally meets with, and maintains good relations and communications with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients as required. Remains current with developments in the law; understands medical, scientific, construction, products, engineering or similar issues and defenses involved with cases or matters. Prepares and conducts training sessions for the Legal, Claims or other departments as required.

The candidate should have completion of law school with LL.B. or JD degree and admission to the Bar. Special license to practice before a particular board or federal court may be necessary. Must have 5+ years of experience. Must have a general knowledge of insurance law and specific understanding of the operations and requirements of insured clients, customers and firm.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-07

Counsel - Contracts Generalist

Houston TX Counsel - Contracts Generalist The candidates Duties include: Collaborate with stakeholders to ensure the success of business processes and implement improvements related to legal and risk management issues. Draft, review and negotiate contracts and other legal documents. Provide counsel and guidance regarding the Companys compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations and with the Companys policies and procedures. Monitor and communicate developments in relevant law, regulations and interpretations. Anticipate and identify legal issues and proactively develop effective and practical legal strategies and solutions. Author correspondence, legal memoranda, policies and reports. Provide advice in other specialized practice areas as assigned by supervisor. Handle special projects as requested by management. J.D. from an accredited law school; member in good standing of at least one state bar is required. Should have 3+ years of broad based transactional experience. Experience of the retail industry and/or procurement and supply chain management is strongly preferred. Experience establishing and/or maintaining a compliance program would be a plus. Experience advising business partners in one or more of the following substantive areas is preferred: procurement, logistics and supply chain management; consumer protection regulations; vendor compliance; product liability; trademark registration and enforcement; technology; and/or advertising. Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-07

Corporate Counsel

New York City NY Corporate Counsel The candidate will be responsible to Identifies and mitigates risks and proposes alternative structures regarding Companys clinical transactions. Drafts, reviews, and provides advice and counsel regarding contracts between the Company and customers. Develops standard form contracts, contracting processes, and policies on legal issues affecting Companys clinical business units. Provides training and education to the Companys business units regarding legal updates, best practices, and risk mitigation. Supports internal legal team regarding corporate due diligence. Supports junior team members by reviewing escalated contracting issues. Supports the clinical business as it relates to key client accounts. Provide general advice and counsel on technology and intellectual property-related transactions with a focus on software, SAAS, maintenance and support, web hosting; data and content licensing; outsourcing implementation transactions; data usage agreements; counseling on digital strategy concerns including open source licensing, data security, data use and privacy issues (including CCPA, GDPR, GLBA and cross-border data privacy issues); hosting, cloud computing and software services agreements; internet exchanges and marketplaces; internet advertising and sponsorship agreements. Develop, document and implement contractual protections, processes and policies to effect compliance with the evolving legal and regulatory environment. Instruct, manage and work with external counsel and consultants. Work with subject matter expert lawyers regarding the structuring, negotiation and execution of complex transactions. Partner with stakeholder teams to ensure agreements are consistent with applicable legal requirements, internal corporate policies and processes. Develop streamlined, organized and efficient policies and procedures for contracts, including establishing playbooks, and template language. Manage processes and workflows governing the intake, review, and approval of contract requests. Manage workload and metrics, driving turnaround times with high quality work product. Provide pragmatic day-to-day and strategic advice to minimize legal risks while advancing goals and initiatives. Identify training needs within the business and develop and present training sessions on relevant transactional issues and processes. Manage external counsel within specified budgetary limits and in line with business and legal managements expectations. Must be able to work under tight deadlines and interact with lawyers and business teams globally. Perform other work-related duties as assigned. Travel may be required.

The candidate must have completion of law school with a J.D. or L.L.B. degree and admission to the Bar and in good standing in at least one jurisdiction in the United States. 4+ years of experience in private practice or in-house capacity (or a combination thereof) with 2+ years of exposure to commercial contracts, preferably in the CRO industry or life sciences sector is necessary. Experience counseling organizations and assisting in developing strategic solutions, with a track record of building business relationships and gaining trust of internal clients is critical. Strong negotiation skills and excellent interpersonal skills are required. Familiarity with clinical research organizations and/or pharmaceutical industry is strongly preferred. Experience handling multiple projects in fast-paced environment, with a high degree of client service orientation, and performing successfully in cross-functional teams is necessary.
Legal 4 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-07

Contracts Attorney

Birmingham MI Contracts Attorney The candidate will review, draft, and advise others on a wide range of agreements including: residential and commercial agreements such as master services agreements, amendments to existing customer agreements, RFPs, leases non-disclosure agreements, subcontractor agreements, vendor agreements, particularly with respect to construction, remdiation, general services contracts. Provide legal guidance to members of other departments. Conduct various additional other legal and ad hoc projects as required. Collaborate with various groups to understand and ensure consistency with the companys business, financial and risk management objectives. Maintain applicable corporate database system and contract matters. Should have JD and bar admission in any state - MUST live in and be licenced to work in Michigan. Should have 1-3 years of law firm experience plus 1-3 years of in house counsel experience. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe, AIA, PowerPoint and other contracts based programs. Legal 1 - 3 Full-time 2019-12-07

Director, Counsel - Employment

Los Angeles CA Director, Counsel - Employment The candidate will assist the Companys business units (stores, distribution centers, and corporate offices) with proactive employment law compliance and handle or oversee employment litigation and arbitration matters, with a primary focus on matters involving the companys California operations.Will be based in the Los Angeles market and requires at least 8 years of experience handling employment litigation/arbitration and other employment matters at a large law firm and/or corporate legal department and extensive knowledge of California employment law. Retail experience a strong plus. Assisting management and human resources associates on proactive compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and helping to develop appropriate policies, processes, and procedures. Handling employment arbitrations from the outset to conclusion, including but not limited to, initial investigation, drafting pleadings, discovery, depositions, motion practice, and representing the company at the arbitration hearing. Handling directly and/or managing outside counsel on employment litigation matters. Providing employment law counseling to assist internal business partners on all issues related to the employment relationship. Working with internal clients on employment projects, initiatives, and trainings that involve employment law matters. Proactively working to resolve potential employment matters through investigation to resolution, where appropriate. Handling employment matters involving federal, state, and local government agencies. Will be a collaborative team player with at least 8 years as an attorney specializing in employment law and related litigation/arbitration, and extensive knowledge of California employment law. JD from an ABA accredited law school is required. Must be a member of the State Bar of California, with the ability to obtain New Jersey in-house certification if not admitted in New Jersey. Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-07

Principal Corporate Counsel

Bellevue WA Principal Corporate Counsel The candidate will Engage and work with outside counsels. Work with internal clients to structure, prepare, negotiate and finalize agreements and letters of intent. Act as subject matter expert for Privacy matters and be a key resource for driving the overall legal framework including putting in place various policies, training internal clients on legal issues and otherwise on an as needed basis. Counsel and advise business clients on a wide variety of complex and developing legal, such as CCPA, and business issues. Support senior attorneys on project work conducting research and analysis.

The candidate should have 5+ years overall business experience in a corporate or law office environment. Minimum 5 years, prefer 10+ years of experience as a business attorney, with relevant in-house and/or top law firm transitional experience. Must have 1 year experience mentoring/leading/coaching others successfully. Able to lead projects and other initiatives with little supervision. Must have experience with researching complex legal matters such as GDPR or CCPA. Ability to mentor and lead others informally in areas of expertise (Privacy). Excellent written and oral communication skills. JD from an accredited university with outstanding academic credentials. JD from an accredited university with outstanding academic credentials
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-07

Labor and Employment Counsel

Chicago IL Labor and Employment Counsel The candidate will provide practical L&E legal advice and strategic litigation management across firms U.S. Operations function and manufacturing facilities. Will work closely with firm partners to accomplish the Companys workforce objectives while minimizing risk across various personnel matters, including performance management; reductions in force; talent acquisition; union relations; leaves of absence and accommodations; EEO/affirmative action; employee benefits, compensation and rewards; and learning and development, among other area. Be responsible for managing outside counsel retained to represent firm in L&E litigation and providing L&E support on key business initiatives and human resource projects. Counsel Human Resources on compliance with state and federal employment laws including Title VII, ADEA, ADA, and FMLA; review and update employment policies and plan, including employee handbooks, bonus plans, compensation guidelines, summary plan descriptions and severance programs; train and advise HR on recent developments in employment law; support Labor Relations and factory HR partners in responding to union grievances, ULPs and arbitrations and implementing the Companys union avoidance strategy; conduct legal review (including adverse impact analyses and WARN assessments) of workforce reductions, consolidations and restructurings; ensure wage and hour compliance through overtime, meal and rest break and employee classification audits. Draft and submit position statements, responses to information requests and other responsive submissions in state and federal administrative agencies matters; represent firm in mediations and negotiate and draft settlement and separation agreements; respond to and resolve pre-litigation demands. Oversee outside counsel in L&E matters, including establishing case strategy, reviewing and approving pleadings, discovery responses and dispositive motions and briefs, among other dispute management tasks; manage outside counsel spend to budget.

The candidate should have a JD degree from an accredited law school. Must be a member of the Illinois State Bar in good standing. Superior written and verbal communication skills essential. Should have 5+ years of labor and employment practice; law firm experience. Traditional labor experience required; employee benefits experience or interest preferred. Must have in-depth knowledge of anti-discrimination/harassment/retaliation laws, leave of absence and accommodation obligations, federal and state wage and hour requirements and traditional labor laws (NLRB).
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-07

Assistant Corporate Counsel

Jacksonville FL Assistant Corporate Counsel The candidate will assist with the handling of ordinary in-house legal matters including, but not limited to, research, litigation management, real estate, labor employment, contracts, governance, insurance and other projects as assigned. The Assistant Legal Counsel duties will also include consulting and assisting with corporate legal processes such as acquisitions, compliance and transactions. Negotiate, draft and review a variety of contracts/agreements with vendors, customers, other third parties to assist the business and operations teams. Assist with the management and performance of the real estate portfolio. Create, update and improve contract templates used by the organization. Assist with various matters involving litigation, including review of pleadings, strategy planning, responding to discovery requests and managing outside counsel. Assist in interviewing witnesses and deposition preparation. Perform legal research and analysis, Assist with designing and drafting company policies. Assist with managing claims including workers compensation and third-party claims. Conduct due diligence in a variety of situations including but not limited to, business contracts, M & A and compliance of policy and procedures. Handle confidential documents during investigations and subpoenas. Assist in representing the company in legal proceedings. Assist in performance of risk management program. Additional duties as assigned. Should have Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an ABA-approved law school. Licensed to practice law and in good standing with the Florida Bar Association. Previous railroad and/or maritime experience preferred. Should have 1+ year of applicable experience in-house or in a law firm. Legal 1 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-06
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Corporate Contracts Counsel
Refer job# WDLS147441
 
Corporate Contracts Counsel The candidate will support firm's global business, legal and compliance initiatives as a member of the legal team drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts. Will provide the full scope of legal support to firm'ss indirect sourcing and I.T teams, which includes drafting, reviewing, and negotiating agreements and advising on the areas of commercial and manufacturing related transactions, sourcing, digital platforms, intellectual property, risk and anti-trust. Provide effective and pragmatic counsel regarding digital and e-commerce issues; draft, review, and negotiate digital, e-commerce, I.T. (cloud/service/storage agreements, etc.), intellectual property and marketing related agreements. Draft, manage and negotiate distributor agreements with customers across firm's business unit product lines. Draft and negotiate contracts with all manners of third party vendors for supply of services and goods to firm's in compliance with internal Delegation of Authority and contract management guidelines. Assist with tracking of customer and supplier compliance with firm's compliance programs. Participate in the development and implementation of procedures for contract negotiation, contract management and administration as well as tools to enhance the process, throughput, document retention, and sharing of best practices. Perform contractual and administrative requirements that are complex and varied in nature, usually requiring some originality, ingenuity, and degree of technical skill. Provide training to company business partners on various contracting, risk management, legal, and compliance topics. Support the broader legal team as requested; perform special projects and support continuous improvement of legal department standard work, knowledge management and processes. Support policy and process coordination among all constituencies, including enterprise, business unit and regional legal teams, finance and accounting teams, customers and vendors. Effectively manage the work and expense of external law firms where outside expertise is appropriate.

The candidate should have earned a Juris Doctor from an accredited law school of recognized standing and currently licensed to practice law in the United States. 5 years of demonstrated legal experience in commercial law/contracts preferred. Must have experience drafting and negotiating complex contracts. Must have experience effectively managing commercial transactions, deals and disputes. Background in digital, e-commerce, software, and intellectual property is plus. International law and foreign language experience is preferred.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Corporate Attorney
Refer job# SQSX147442
 
Corporate Attorney The candidate duties include reviewing, drafting and editing a variety of commercial contracts impacting the corporation such as supply agreements, procurement agreements, development agreements, and nondisclosure agreements; preparation of training materials on legal and compliance topics; review and updating of legal documents, templates, and contracts; performing due diligence tasks on merger and acquisition projects (primarily contract review); and miscellaneous duties as assigned. Will also have a willingness to learn other areas of the law such as litigation management, labor & employment, intellectual property, and ethics and compliance topics over time and be willing to develop into a corporate law generalist. Must have Bachelor's and Juris Doctorate degrees from accredited institutions. Should have Licensed to practice law in one state with the ability to become Authorized House Counsel in the state of Florida upon hire; must be in good standing. Must have 3-6 years of experience in a law firm or corporate legal department with a heavy emphasis on commercial contracts. Should have strong interest in working in a corporate setting of a global, public company. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills (proficiency in Word, Excel, and Power Point).
 
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Insurance Defense Trial Attorney
Refer job# VHWS147443
 
Insurance Defense Trial Attorney The candidate uses Litigation Protocols to develop and revise appropriate legal strategy for discovery, investigation, handling and trial/hearing of cases or matters; advises, communicates and develops those strategies with firm's Claims Representatives and insured Clients, as appropriate. Understands and creatively uses technology; applies technology to the process of law to improve quality and reduce cost. Possesses the skills necessary to use technology to work remotely. Capable of working with office staff who are remotely located. Conducts necessary and appropriate discovery, hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations and similar proceedings. Researches the law; drafts legal documents, pleadings, motions, briefs and opinions as required. If requested, conducts settlement negotiations. Advises, communicates and confers with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients, rendering clear, unambiguous legal opinions and advice. Personally meets with, and maintains good relations and communications with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients as required. Remains current with developments in the law; understands medical, scientific, construction, products, engineering or similar issues and defenses involved with cases or matters. Prepares and conducts training sessions for the Legal, Claims or other departments as required.

The candidate should have completion of law school with LL.B. or JD degree and admission to the Bar. Special license to practice before a particular board or federal court may be necessary. Must have 5+ years of experience. Must have a general knowledge of insurance law and specific understanding of the operations and requirements of insured clients, customers and firm.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Counsel - Contracts Generalist
Refer job# BWAG147444
 
Counsel - Contracts Generalist The candidates Duties include: Collaborate with stakeholders to ensure the success of business processes and implement improvements related to legal and risk management issues. Draft, review and negotiate contracts and other legal documents. Provide counsel and guidance regarding the Companys compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations and with the Companys policies and procedures. Monitor and communicate developments in relevant law, regulations and interpretations. Anticipate and identify legal issues and proactively develop effective and practical legal strategies and solutions. Author correspondence, legal memoranda, policies and reports. Provide advice in other specialized practice areas as assigned by supervisor. Handle special projects as requested by management. J.D. from an accredited law school; member in good standing of at least one state bar is required. Should have 3+ years of broad based transactional experience. Experience of the retail industry and/or procurement and supply chain management is strongly preferred. Experience establishing and/or maintaining a compliance program would be a plus. Experience advising business partners in one or more of the following substantive areas is preferred: procurement, logistics and supply chain management; consumer protection regulations; vendor compliance; product liability; trademark registration and enforcement; technology; and/or advertising.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Corporate Counsel
Refer job# NMEA147445
 
Corporate Counsel The candidate will be responsible to Identifies and mitigates risks and proposes alternative structures regarding Companys clinical transactions. Drafts, reviews, and provides advice and counsel regarding contracts between the Company and customers. Develops standard form contracts, contracting processes, and policies on legal issues affecting Companys clinical business units. Provides training and education to the Companys business units regarding legal updates, best practices, and risk mitigation. Supports internal legal team regarding corporate due diligence. Supports junior team members by reviewing escalated contracting issues. Supports the clinical business as it relates to key client accounts. Provide general advice and counsel on technology and intellectual property-related transactions with a focus on software, SAAS, maintenance and support, web hosting; data and content licensing; outsourcing implementation transactions; data usage agreements; counseling on digital strategy concerns including open source licensing, data security, data use and privacy issues (including CCPA, GDPR, GLBA and cross-border data privacy issues); hosting, cloud computing and software services agreements; internet exchanges and marketplaces; internet advertising and sponsorship agreements. Develop, document and implement contractual protections, processes and policies to effect compliance with the evolving legal and regulatory environment. Instruct, manage and work with external counsel and consultants. Work with subject matter expert lawyers regarding the structuring, negotiation and execution of complex transactions. Partner with stakeholder teams to ensure agreements are consistent with applicable legal requirements, internal corporate policies and processes. Develop streamlined, organized and efficient policies and procedures for contracts, including establishing playbooks, and template language. Manage processes and workflows governing the intake, review, and approval of contract requests. Manage workload and metrics, driving turnaround times with high quality work product. Provide pragmatic day-to-day and strategic advice to minimize legal risks while advancing goals and initiatives. Identify training needs within the business and develop and present training sessions on relevant transactional issues and processes. Manage external counsel within specified budgetary limits and in line with business and legal managements expectations. Must be able to work under tight deadlines and interact with lawyers and business teams globally. Perform other work-related duties as assigned. Travel may be required.

The candidate must have completion of law school with a J.D. or L.L.B. degree and admission to the Bar and in good standing in at least one jurisdiction in the United States. 4+ years of experience in private practice or in-house capacity (or a combination thereof) with 2+ years of exposure to commercial contracts, preferably in the CRO industry or life sciences sector is necessary. Experience counseling organizations and assisting in developing strategic solutions, with a track record of building business relationships and gaining trust of internal clients is critical. Strong negotiation skills and excellent interpersonal skills are required. Familiarity with clinical research organizations and/or pharmaceutical industry is strongly preferred. Experience handling multiple projects in fast-paced environment, with a high degree of client service orientation, and performing successfully in cross-functional teams is necessary.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Contracts Attorney
Refer job# SRQW147446
 
Contracts Attorney The candidate will review, draft, and advise others on a wide range of agreements including: residential and commercial agreements such as master services agreements, amendments to existing customer agreements, RFPs, leases non-disclosure agreements, subcontractor agreements, vendor agreements, particularly with respect to construction, remdiation, general services contracts. Provide legal guidance to members of other departments. Conduct various additional other legal and ad hoc projects as required. Collaborate with various groups to understand and ensure consistency with the companys business, financial and risk management objectives. Maintain applicable corporate database system and contract matters. Should have JD and bar admission in any state - MUST live in and be licenced to work in Michigan. Should have 1-3 years of law firm experience plus 1-3 years of in house counsel experience. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe, AIA, PowerPoint and other contracts based programs.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Director, Counsel - Employment
Refer job# TDGZ147447
 
Director, Counsel - Employment The candidate will assist the Companys business units (stores, distribution centers, and corporate offices) with proactive employment law compliance and handle or oversee employment litigation and arbitration matters, with a primary focus on matters involving the companys California operations.Will be based in the Los Angeles market and requires at least 8 years of experience handling employment litigation/arbitration and other employment matters at a large law firm and/or corporate legal department and extensive knowledge of California employment law. Retail experience a strong plus. Assisting management and human resources associates on proactive compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and helping to develop appropriate policies, processes, and procedures. Handling employment arbitrations from the outset to conclusion, including but not limited to, initial investigation, drafting pleadings, discovery, depositions, motion practice, and representing the company at the arbitration hearing. Handling directly and/or managing outside counsel on employment litigation matters. Providing employment law counseling to assist internal business partners on all issues related to the employment relationship. Working with internal clients on employment projects, initiatives, and trainings that involve employment law matters. Proactively working to resolve potential employment matters through investigation to resolution, where appropriate. Handling employment matters involving federal, state, and local government agencies. Will be a collaborative team player with at least 8 years as an attorney specializing in employment law and related litigation/arbitration, and extensive knowledge of California employment law. JD from an ABA accredited law school is required. Must be a member of the State Bar of California, with the ability to obtain New Jersey in-house certification if not admitted in New Jersey.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Principal Corporate Counsel
Refer job# HTYE147448
 
Principal Corporate Counsel The candidate will Engage and work with outside counsels. Work with internal clients to structure, prepare, negotiate and finalize agreements and letters of intent. Act as subject matter expert for Privacy matters and be a key resource for driving the overall legal framework including putting in place various policies, training internal clients on legal issues and otherwise on an as needed basis. Counsel and advise business clients on a wide variety of complex and developing legal, such as CCPA, and business issues. Support senior attorneys on project work conducting research and analysis.

The candidate should have 5+ years overall business experience in a corporate or law office environment. Minimum 5 years, prefer 10+ years of experience as a business attorney, with relevant in-house and/or top law firm transitional experience. Must have 1 year experience mentoring/leading/coaching others successfully. Able to lead projects and other initiatives with little supervision. Must have experience with researching complex legal matters such as GDPR or CCPA. Ability to mentor and lead others informally in areas of expertise (Privacy). Excellent written and oral communication skills. JD from an accredited university with outstanding academic credentials. JD from an accredited university with outstanding academic credentials
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Labor and Employment Counsel
Refer job# WJWP147449
 
Labor and Employment Counsel The candidate will provide practical L&E legal advice and strategic litigation management across firms U.S. Operations function and manufacturing facilities. Will work closely with firm partners to accomplish the Companys workforce objectives while minimizing risk across various personnel matters, including performance management; reductions in force; talent acquisition; union relations; leaves of absence and accommodations; EEO/affirmative action; employee benefits, compensation and rewards; and learning and development, among other area. Be responsible for managing outside counsel retained to represent firm in L&E litigation and providing L&E support on key business initiatives and human resource projects. Counsel Human Resources on compliance with state and federal employment laws including Title VII, ADEA, ADA, and FMLA; review and update employment policies and plan, including employee handbooks, bonus plans, compensation guidelines, summary plan descriptions and severance programs; train and advise HR on recent developments in employment law; support Labor Relations and factory HR partners in responding to union grievances, ULPs and arbitrations and implementing the Companys union avoidance strategy; conduct legal review (including adverse impact analyses and WARN assessments) of workforce reductions, consolidations and restructurings; ensure wage and hour compliance through overtime, meal and rest break and employee classification audits. Draft and submit position statements, responses to information requests and other responsive submissions in state and federal administrative agencies matters; represent firm in mediations and negotiate and draft settlement and separation agreements; respond to and resolve pre-litigation demands. Oversee outside counsel in L&E matters, including establishing case strategy, reviewing and approving pleadings, discovery responses and dispositive motions and briefs, among other dispute management tasks; manage outside counsel spend to budget.

The candidate should have a JD degree from an accredited law school. Must be a member of the Illinois State Bar in good standing. Superior written and verbal communication skills essential. Should have 5+ years of labor and employment practice; law firm experience. Traditional labor experience required; employee benefits experience or interest preferred. Must have in-depth knowledge of anti-discrimination/harassment/retaliation laws, leave of absence and accommodation obligations, federal and state wage and hour requirements and traditional labor laws (NLRB).
 
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Assistant Corporate Counsel
Refer job# PBCY147408
 
Assistant Corporate Counsel The candidate will assist with the handling of ordinary in-house legal matters including, but not limited to, research, litigation management, real estate, labor employment, contracts, governance, insurance and other projects as assigned. The Assistant Legal Counsel duties will also include consulting and assisting with corporate legal processes such as acquisitions, compliance and transactions. Negotiate, draft and review a variety of contracts/agreements with vendors, customers, other third parties to assist the business and operations teams. Assist with the management and performance of the real estate portfolio. Create, update and improve contract templates used by the organization. Assist with various matters involving litigation, including review of pleadings, strategy planning, responding to discovery requests and managing outside counsel. Assist in interviewing witnesses and deposition preparation. Perform legal research and analysis, Assist with designing and drafting company policies. Assist with managing claims including workers compensation and third-party claims. Conduct due diligence in a variety of situations including but not limited to, business contracts, M & A and compliance of policy and procedures. Handle confidential documents during investigations and subpoenas. Assist in representing the company in legal proceedings. Assist in performance of risk management program. Additional duties as assigned. Should have Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an ABA-approved law school. Licensed to practice law and in good standing with the Florida Bar Association. Previous railroad and/or maritime experience preferred. Should have 1+ year of applicable experience in-house or in a law firm.
 
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