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Corporate Counsel

Atlanta GA Corporate Counsel Responsibilities: Handle complex agreements with large and small corporate customers for licensing and provision of software/hardware/services solutions. Responsible for management of all types of corporate agreements, including customer agreements, distributor/reseller agreements, supplier and vendor agreements, and marketing agreements. Primary responsibilities will include managing customer contract negotiations and revisions for both licensing premise based solutions and providing cloud/hosted environment solutions. Responsibility for developing/improving corporate contracts, policies, and procedures. Participation in mergers and acquisitions activities. Work on other special projects as directed. Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment and respond to urgent situations, as required.

Qualifications: JD Degree; licensed to practice law in Georgia (and in good standing) 3+ years of in-house corporate attorney experience with software/technology licensing company Proficient in Microsoft Word (Excel a plus). Strong interpersonal skills with the aptitude to interact with executive officers and sales team. Substantial experience in all aspects of contract negotiation, including primary responsibility for management of the negotiation process, coordination of input of internal resources regarding various issues, and drafting of contract language (for standard corporate agreements and when working from proposed customer agreement forms). Self-starter with good problem solving skills and ability to work independently without receiving sufficient training or completely clear direction. Must possess strong writing and analytical skills to independently review, draft, and prepare documents with good organizational and project management skills. Excellent customer service perspective with ability to confront conflict and difficult issues in a professional, assertive, and proactive manner.
Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2019-02-18

Senior Franchise Attorney

Atlanta GA Senior Franchise Attorney Responsibilities: Advise and support all areas of the business regarding issues relating to the franchise system and the companys agreements with its franchisees and licensees. Partner with various departments on projects and initiatives that impact the companys franchise system and its agreements with its franchisees and licensees. Monitor new and developing laws and regulations relating to franchising and lead the development of internal systems to ensure compliance. Collaborate with Legal Department attorneys to review, advise on, and identify franchise-related issues within other legal work being done by the Department. Develop and participate in training programs for Corporate Staff and a wide variety of business teams relating to the Chick-fil-A franchise system. Serve on and lead cross-functional teams and attend business meetings to provide legal advice to business partners across the organization relating to the Chick-fil-A franchise system and related subjects. Assist in-house and outside litigation counsel with the defense of litigation that raises or relates to franchise issues. Communicate franchise issues and legal updates, strategies, and processes to others within the Legal Department and to Chick-fil-A business teams. Select and manage outside legal work and legal costs relating to franchise issues. Monitor and oversee franchise compliance activities, including leading team(s) responsible for preparing franchise and license agreements, managing franchisee and licensee records, and updating and filing annual Franchise Disclosure Documents for all franchise programs. Lead administrative matters relating to the companys franchise work, including planning, budgeting, and strategy, and participate in planning, budget, and strategy discussions pertaining to the Legal Department as a whole.

Qualifications: JD Degree. State Bar membership. 8+ years legal experience providing legal counsel on complex business issues. Prior supervisory experience. Demonstrated academic success in law school. Strong communication skills. Ability to identify and set priorities. Strong organizational skills. High level of initiative and desire to work with an in-house legal department. Ability to serve the business by participating on and leading cross-functional projects and cross-functional team. Preferred qualifications: Prior experience advising on franchise issues. Prior experience advising on joint employer issues. Prior litigation experience.
Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2019-02-18

Counsel, Corporate Legal

Atlanta GA Counsel, Corporate Legal Responsibilities: Draft and negotiate contracts and related documents in regard to technology related initiatives and vendor relationships. Work with internal co-counsel, SMEs, and business teams on technology contracts and projects. Provide substantive advice on wide-ranging technology, privacy, and data security issues. Work with Chick-fil-A internal co-counsel, business teams and/or outside counsel with regard to vendor onboarding, RFPs, management and compliance issues, providing leadership and strategic input in addition to substantive legal advice. Draft, review and provide counsel in regard to policies, documents and communications related to technology matters and business initiatives. Develop on-going technology and software contracts-related strategies, processes and forms for the contracts area and communicate with business teams and outside legal counsel regarding same. Work with and manage a variety of outside legal counsel. Monitor technology and data security-related developments, trends and issues in an effort to meet current and anticipate new business needs. Actively lead and participate in meetings with business contacts pertaining to technology issues. Attend outside seminars and other business events related to technology, data security and privacy issues and other issues relevant to the role; stay current on the subject matter. Assess and advise the organization on various technology contract matters impacting Chick-fil-A, Inc.s franchise model or franchisee relations. Lead, participate in, and develop presentations, training programs, and materials for Chick-fil-A, Inc.s business teams in regard to relevant technology, privacy, and data security contract issues. Help manage budget related to the technology contracts area. Participate in planning, budgeting and strategy for the Contracts Team and the Corporate Legal Department.

Qualifications: Four year college degree. Law degree from accredited law school. 3 years of experience in drafting and negotiating a variety of technology contracts and providing advice and counseling on technology, privacy, and data security related matters. Large law firm, relevant boutique experience, and/or focused in-house corporate experience. Demonstrated academic success in law school (top 25% of class). Preferred Qualifications: A degree and/or prior work experience in a technology-related field. Strong negotiation skills. Strong communication skills. Strong writing and editing skills. Ability to identify and set priorities and juggle multiple matters. Strong organizational skills. Strong management and leadership skills. High level of initiative and desire to work in an in-house legal department. Ability to serve leadership and supporting roles in cross-functional projects and/or on cross-functional teams.
Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2019-02-18

Insurance Defense Attorney - Bodily Injury

Savannah GA Insurance Defense Attorney - Bodily Injury The candidate will prepare pleadings, discovery, necessary court documents and attend court hearings, mediations, arbitrations, and trials in assigned venues. Prepare timely structured reports on litigation developments to claims partners and Progressive insureds. Obtain, review and analyze written discovery, depositions and medical records. Communicating and collaborating with assigned claims partners and legal support staff while maintaining excellent relationships. Assess value of claims and risks of exposure. Must have Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from an accredited law school. Active license to practice law in Texas is required. 2+ years experience in auto defense litigation or plaintiffs personal injury is preferred. Must have ability to organize and prioritize workload working with an electronic diary. Listening, verbal and written communication skills are required. Legal 2 - 0 Full-time 2019-02-18

International Counsel

Atlanta GA International Counsel RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for providing accurate and timely legal advice and guidance based on company standards for their international business activities and future international growth, including corporate and franchising ventures. Work with and negotiate contracts according to company standards with prospective and existing International Franchisees, hired consultants, and approved vendors. Work with various Shared Services (accounting, tax, and treasury) to provide legal advice to ensure that legal standards and a legal perspective is given for day to day needs in our dealings and in our agreements with Franchisees and outside Partners and Vendors. To minimize and determine risk, establish and maintain corporate governance standards and processes for our international business activities, which may include policies and procedures. Analyze and draft area development agreements, franchise agreements, default and termination notices and agreements, amendments, assignments and other legal documents and related correspondence. Facilitate the application and document drafting process by performing preliminary reviews and coordinating information for franchise agreements. Monitor country compliance regulations and facilitate the renewal of FDD documents in relevant countries. Establish and maintain corporate governance standards and processes for our international business activities, which may include policies and procedures. Initiate and develop relationships with internal stakeholders. Educate international team on legal risks and emerging legal trends. Effectively manage multiple high priority requests simultaneously and in a fast-paced. environment. Direct work to outside counsel, internal resources, and address billing issues as needed to adhere to the legal budget. Take steps necessary to remain up to date on pertinent legal issues and legal. Knowledge/Skills:. Subject matter expert in franchise law, and, generally, contract law. Understanding of U.S. and international business entity formation and maintenance. Basic understanding of Intellectual Property. Leadership ability in contract negotiation and drafting. Freedom to Act:. Oversee internal and external legal services for international business unit. Develop legal and business processes to achieve business goals and minimize legal risk. Make autonomous legal decisions on matters affecting the international business unit. Report to Associate General Counsel weekly on ongoing enterprise-wide matters. Complexity:. Create legal and business solutions to problems inherent in international franchising, operations, development, and marketing efforts. Understand complex and overlapping areas of law to maximize efficiency. Provide legal advice on a large variety of legal issues that could affect the international business, including franchise law, marketing initiatives, procurement, tax and entity matters. Demonstrated ability and desire to work collaboratively in a team environment. Primary legal liaison for multiple business departments and stakeholders of various company initiatives. Communicate directly with internal and external clients on a daily basis.

QUALIFICATIONS: JD Degree from an accredited law school. Licensed and practicing attorney in good standing. Experience in a law firm and/or corporation, including significant experience working on technology matters. Experience analyzing, interpreting, and communicating legal strategies and requirements for/to non-lawyer colleagues. Knowledge/skill in structuring, drafting, and negotiating a broad range of agreements. Preferred: Experience working with or for a franchisor or franchisee. Restaurant or hospitality industry experience. Some knowledge of international laws applicable to banking, franchise, intellectual property, and supply chain.
Legal 1 - 0 Full-time 2019-02-18

Regulatory Attorney - Privacy and Data Security

Atlanta GA Regulatory Attorney - Privacy and Data Security The candidate will communicate with and counsel firm internal departments to ensure they have the requisite knowledge of privacy and data security regulation and are well informed to comply with law. Will serve on cross functional teams to help incorporate privacy and data security regulations into company strategies and initiatives. Develop and support internal frameworks and policies for U.S. and International markets related to data security and privacy. Support new business initiatives, related to data analytics, website and app design, and digital marketing, by providing advice and direction on relevant regulations and accompanying ongoing compliance systems, checklists and processes. Research, review and analyze new privacy and data security laws that impact firm. Partner with internal departments to implement and comply with laws. Provide advice on additional regulatory matters and special projects as needed.

The candidate must have Four year college degree. Law degree from accredited law school essential. Should have 3+ years of experience in regulatory law. Should preferably have 3-5 years of experience advising business clients on regulatory matters. Large law firm and/or focused in-house corporate experience preferred. Should preferably be familiar with consumer privacy and data security laws in U.S., Canada, the EU and Asia. Must be certified Information Privacy Professionals (CIPP) credentials for U.S., Canada, EU and Asia. Familiar with digital technology, big data, analytics, Video Privacy Protection Act, COPPA, and the technologies associated with behavioral tracking needed.
Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2019-02-17

Counsel, Labor And Employment

Atlanta GA Counsel, Labor and Employment The candidate work includes: Assisting in negotiating collective bargaining agreements; Managing the administration of collective bargaining agreements, including the handling of grievances, hearings and administrative proceedings, and the oversight of arbitrations; Providing advice to clients regarding the interpretation of collective bargaining agreements and union organizing activity; Negotiating and drafting employment contracts and other employment-related contracts (independent contractor agreements, termination agreements, confidentiality agreements); Handling EEOC Charges, including drafting EEOC position statements; Managing the administration and tracking of employment agreements;Assisting with training on employment matters; Overseeing employment-related litigation and responses to document subpoenas; Providing client advice on employee relations issues; HR policy and practice review; Assisting with other miscellaneous labor/employment matters as required.

A J.D. degree and admission to state bar required. Should have 2 years of hands-on experience handling both employment-related matters and union labor-related matters in a private law firm or other reputable learning environment. Experience with production guilds (WGA, SAG/AFTRA, DGA, IATSE) a plus. Must have superior ability to analyze complex business and legal issues, exceptional judgment, strong interpersonal skills, a teamwork-oriented attitude, and proven ability to effectively juggle competing priorities in a fast-paced environment where handling multiple jobs simultaneously is the norm. Must be able to work under pressure with keen attention to detail and excellent organizational skills and possess the ability to communicate effectively with other members of the Legal Department, clients and other business colleagues.
Legal 2 - 0 Full-time 2019-02-17

Senior Counsel, Government Investigations And Litigation

Alpharetta GA Senior Counsel, Government Investigations and Litigation Responsibilities: Proactively manage complex government and internal investigations, litigation and related matters across the enterprise by: providing advice and counsel to company executives regarding complex government and internal investigations and litigation; planning and handling complex government and internal investigations and litigation, including creating the investigation and litigation workplan, timeline, and approach to discovery, and implementing the same; conducting interviews of company employees as needed in such investigations and litigation selecting and managing outside counsel as needed for the most complex government investigations and litigation, developing budgets for such outside counsel retentions, and holding outside counsel to such budgets; updating company executives on the status of such investigations and litigation; representing the company with external investigators, including attorneys for government agencies, such as the Department of Justice, Office of Inspector General, Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and State Attorneys General and State Investigators; developing deep knowledge of the business and actively monitoring financial, auditing and regulatory compliance matters, the need for investigations, anticipating litigation matters and activities that could give rise to the need for an investigation or could create potential litigation; managing case assessments, discovery processes, fact and evidence gathering, and witness preparation, interviews and depositions; preparing investigation plans, drafting investigation notes and reports, and leading opening, update and final calls with company executives on investigations and litigation matters; interacting and negotiating with external investigators, including attorneys for government agencies, such as the Department of Justice, Office of Inspector General, Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and State Attorneys General and State Investigators; providing tactical and strategic input on a range of pleadings such as protective orders, discovery related motions, motions to dismiss, etc.; proactively analyzing, evaluating, and recommending settlement opportunities and summarizing such opportunities for company executives; conducting post action reviews with internal stakeholders at appropriate levels; initiating insurance brokers and insurance carrier notifications, monitoring insurance coverage and liaising with risk management professionals; and performing other duties as assigned. The Senior Counsel, Government Investigations and Litigation provides a variety of general corporate and commercial legal services to company executives and other internal stakeholders. Acts as advisor on legal issues involving the companys various complex government and regulatory compliance, with emphasis on financial, auditing, and regulatory compliance for public company disclosure. Reviews legal data and advises company executives and other internal stakeholders on appropriate legal action to be taken. Coordinates legal matters handled by outside counsel. Demonstrates experience in general corporate matters, with significant subject matter expertise in government investigations and litigation. Help lead Legal & Compliance to become a world-class high-performing company.

Qualifications: 10 years of experience providing legal counsel to clients, with the company or in an equivalent attorney role at another company, not-for-profit, law firm, or government agency regarding complex government investigations and litigation. 10 years of experience managing complex government investigations and litigation with government agencies. Experience managing complex government investigations and litigation with government investigators under challenging timelines across multiple regulatory areas, including inquiries from the government regarding financial, auditing, and regulatory compliance with emphasis on public company disclosure requirements. Ability to navigate and work across multiple internal and external stakeholders to develop, communicate, and support the companys short-term and long-term business objectives. Exceptional business acumen and solid financial skills. A demonstrated track record active as an innovative thought leader and business partner to executives in high profile matters, including public company financial disclosures, auditing and regulatory compliance. Understands and utilizes work force analytics. Continuously establishes clear goals and uses data and metrics to achieve best in class results and business goals. Strong track record of leading, managing, and improving people and processes. Proven experience and expertise in leading a large and complex organization through transformation from one of a largely independent stand-alone business units to a more fully integrated and strategically aligned organization. In-depth knowledge of corporate organizations. Thorough knowledge of public company securities, finance, auditing, and regulatory compliance, and public company disclosure requirements. Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to provide sound, clear legal advice to clients. Aptitude to work well with larger team on seeking efficiencies for legal support. Ability to manage simultaneous investigations and litigation in an efficient and timely manner. Outstanding verbal and written communication skills and advanced knowledge of the law regarding the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Securities and Exchange Act (and the implementing regulations and policies of both statutes) particularly as they relate to public company financial disclosures and related auditing and regulatory compliance.
Legal 10 - 0 Full-time 2019-02-17

Counsel, Turner Sports

Atlanta GA Counsel Duties: Drafting and negotiating technology and vendor agreements, inbound and outbound licensing agreements, league, team and conference rights acquisition, production and talent agreements, sponsorship agreements, support of new media offerings, advising on rights and intellectual property issues, content clearance, and counseling on technology, privacy and promotional matters and initiatives.

Qualifications: 4+ years of transactional and intellectual property experience at a reputable law firm and/or corporation. Entertainment, sports and/or technology experience preferred. Additional requirements include excellent academic credentials and references, strong organizational and interpersonal skills, attention to detail, initiative, sound judgment and strong negotiating, drafting and analytical skills. Must be a team player with the ability to serve multiple clients in a fast-paced environment and effectively juggle competing priorities.
Legal 4 - 0 Full-time 2019-02-13

Corporate Counsel

Alpharetta GA Corporate Counsel The candidate will support Insurance business, which is a global provider of data and analytics products and services to the insurance industry. The position will require independently advising the business on matters requiring developed legal and counseling skills in multiple areas of expertise, specifically in the areas of contract negotiation, regulatory and compliance review and litigation support. Analyze, prepare and manage modifications to drafts of complex legal documents and correspondence as part of a project team with senior attorneys and management. Conduct legal review of product requirements advising of and confirming compliance with applicable laws. Identify issues, conduct legal research, analyze the law, prepare memoranda, and advise internal clients regarding complex issues requiring developed skills in specified areas of expertise. Provide customer dispute resolution and litigation support. Respond to inquiries from regulatory agencies, customers and other third parties. Anticipate and mitigate potential legal problems within the assigned business units. Develop strategies to avoid litigation and reduce potential areas of risk. Review marketing materials requiring an intermediate level of expertise. Manage assigned projects to completion. Assist more senior attorneys and management in higher level matters, as needed. Support M&A transactions, through due diligence, deal negotiation and integration phases. All other duties as assigned.

A J.D. degree from an accredited law school required. Licensed to practice law in the state of Georgia, strongly preferred. 5+ years of relevant experience in a law firm or corporate legal department is preferred. should have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Experience in handling regulatory matters, including GLB, DPPA, FCRA and HIPAA is a plus. Experience in telematics, mobile applications and/or international legal matters is a plus. Experience practicing law in the insurance industry is a plus.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2019-02-12
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Corporate Counsel
Refer job# DKTZ142520
 
Corporate Counsel Responsibilities: Handle complex agreements with large and small corporate customers for licensing and provision of software/hardware/services solutions. Responsible for management of all types of corporate agreements, including customer agreements, distributor/reseller agreements, supplier and vendor agreements, and marketing agreements. Primary responsibilities will include managing customer contract negotiations and revisions for both licensing premise based solutions and providing cloud/hosted environment solutions. Responsibility for developing/improving corporate contracts, policies, and procedures. Participation in mergers and acquisitions activities. Work on other special projects as directed. Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment and respond to urgent situations, as required.

Qualifications: JD Degree; licensed to practice law in Georgia (and in good standing) 3+ years of in-house corporate attorney experience with software/technology licensing company Proficient in Microsoft Word (Excel a plus). Strong interpersonal skills with the aptitude to interact with executive officers and sales team. Substantial experience in all aspects of contract negotiation, including primary responsibility for management of the negotiation process, coordination of input of internal resources regarding various issues, and drafting of contract language (for standard corporate agreements and when working from proposed customer agreement forms). Self-starter with good problem solving skills and ability to work independently without receiving sufficient training or completely clear direction. Must possess strong writing and analytical skills to independently review, draft, and prepare documents with good organizational and project management skills. Excellent customer service perspective with ability to confront conflict and difficult issues in a professional, assertive, and proactive manner.
 
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Senior Franchise Attorney
Refer job# BOSQ142545
 
Senior Franchise Attorney Responsibilities: Advise and support all areas of the business regarding issues relating to the franchise system and the companys agreements with its franchisees and licensees. Partner with various departments on projects and initiatives that impact the companys franchise system and its agreements with its franchisees and licensees. Monitor new and developing laws and regulations relating to franchising and lead the development of internal systems to ensure compliance. Collaborate with Legal Department attorneys to review, advise on, and identify franchise-related issues within other legal work being done by the Department. Develop and participate in training programs for Corporate Staff and a wide variety of business teams relating to the Chick-fil-A franchise system. Serve on and lead cross-functional teams and attend business meetings to provide legal advice to business partners across the organization relating to the Chick-fil-A franchise system and related subjects. Assist in-house and outside litigation counsel with the defense of litigation that raises or relates to franchise issues. Communicate franchise issues and legal updates, strategies, and processes to others within the Legal Department and to Chick-fil-A business teams. Select and manage outside legal work and legal costs relating to franchise issues. Monitor and oversee franchise compliance activities, including leading team(s) responsible for preparing franchise and license agreements, managing franchisee and licensee records, and updating and filing annual Franchise Disclosure Documents for all franchise programs. Lead administrative matters relating to the companys franchise work, including planning, budgeting, and strategy, and participate in planning, budget, and strategy discussions pertaining to the Legal Department as a whole.

Qualifications: JD Degree. State Bar membership. 8+ years legal experience providing legal counsel on complex business issues. Prior supervisory experience. Demonstrated academic success in law school. Strong communication skills. Ability to identify and set priorities. Strong organizational skills. High level of initiative and desire to work with an in-house legal department. Ability to serve the business by participating on and leading cross-functional projects and cross-functional team. Preferred qualifications: Prior experience advising on franchise issues. Prior experience advising on joint employer issues. Prior litigation experience.
 
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Counsel, Corporate Legal
Refer job# YREF142546
 
Counsel, Corporate Legal Responsibilities: Draft and negotiate contracts and related documents in regard to technology related initiatives and vendor relationships. Work with internal co-counsel, SMEs, and business teams on technology contracts and projects. Provide substantive advice on wide-ranging technology, privacy, and data security issues. Work with Chick-fil-A internal co-counsel, business teams and/or outside counsel with regard to vendor onboarding, RFPs, management and compliance issues, providing leadership and strategic input in addition to substantive legal advice. Draft, review and provide counsel in regard to policies, documents and communications related to technology matters and business initiatives. Develop on-going technology and software contracts-related strategies, processes and forms for the contracts area and communicate with business teams and outside legal counsel regarding same. Work with and manage a variety of outside legal counsel. Monitor technology and data security-related developments, trends and issues in an effort to meet current and anticipate new business needs. Actively lead and participate in meetings with business contacts pertaining to technology issues. Attend outside seminars and other business events related to technology, data security and privacy issues and other issues relevant to the role; stay current on the subject matter. Assess and advise the organization on various technology contract matters impacting Chick-fil-A, Inc.s franchise model or franchisee relations. Lead, participate in, and develop presentations, training programs, and materials for Chick-fil-A, Inc.s business teams in regard to relevant technology, privacy, and data security contract issues. Help manage budget related to the technology contracts area. Participate in planning, budgeting and strategy for the Contracts Team and the Corporate Legal Department.

Qualifications: Four year college degree. Law degree from accredited law school. 3 years of experience in drafting and negotiating a variety of technology contracts and providing advice and counseling on technology, privacy, and data security related matters. Large law firm, relevant boutique experience, and/or focused in-house corporate experience. Demonstrated academic success in law school (top 25% of class). Preferred Qualifications: A degree and/or prior work experience in a technology-related field. Strong negotiation skills. Strong communication skills. Strong writing and editing skills. Ability to identify and set priorities and juggle multiple matters. Strong organizational skills. Strong management and leadership skills. High level of initiative and desire to work in an in-house legal department. Ability to serve leadership and supporting roles in cross-functional projects and/or on cross-functional teams.
 
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Insurance Defense Attorney - Bodily Injury
Refer job# PYNT142554
 
Insurance Defense Attorney - Bodily Injury The candidate will prepare pleadings, discovery, necessary court documents and attend court hearings, mediations, arbitrations, and trials in assigned venues. Prepare timely structured reports on litigation developments to claims partners and Progressive insureds. Obtain, review and analyze written discovery, depositions and medical records. Communicating and collaborating with assigned claims partners and legal support staff while maintaining excellent relationships. Assess value of claims and risks of exposure. Must have Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from an accredited law school. Active license to practice law in Texas is required. 2+ years experience in auto defense litigation or plaintiffs personal injury is preferred. Must have ability to organize and prioritize workload working with an electronic diary. Listening, verbal and written communication skills are required.
 
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International Counsel
Refer job# TDZJ142555
 
International Counsel RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for providing accurate and timely legal advice and guidance based on company standards for their international business activities and future international growth, including corporate and franchising ventures. Work with and negotiate contracts according to company standards with prospective and existing International Franchisees, hired consultants, and approved vendors. Work with various Shared Services (accounting, tax, and treasury) to provide legal advice to ensure that legal standards and a legal perspective is given for day to day needs in our dealings and in our agreements with Franchisees and outside Partners and Vendors. To minimize and determine risk, establish and maintain corporate governance standards and processes for our international business activities, which may include policies and procedures. Analyze and draft area development agreements, franchise agreements, default and termination notices and agreements, amendments, assignments and other legal documents and related correspondence. Facilitate the application and document drafting process by performing preliminary reviews and coordinating information for franchise agreements. Monitor country compliance regulations and facilitate the renewal of FDD documents in relevant countries. Establish and maintain corporate governance standards and processes for our international business activities, which may include policies and procedures. Initiate and develop relationships with internal stakeholders. Educate international team on legal risks and emerging legal trends. Effectively manage multiple high priority requests simultaneously and in a fast-paced. environment. Direct work to outside counsel, internal resources, and address billing issues as needed to adhere to the legal budget. Take steps necessary to remain up to date on pertinent legal issues and legal. Knowledge/Skills:. Subject matter expert in franchise law, and, generally, contract law. Understanding of U.S. and international business entity formation and maintenance. Basic understanding of Intellectual Property. Leadership ability in contract negotiation and drafting. Freedom to Act:. Oversee internal and external legal services for international business unit. Develop legal and business processes to achieve business goals and minimize legal risk. Make autonomous legal decisions on matters affecting the international business unit. Report to Associate General Counsel weekly on ongoing enterprise-wide matters. Complexity:. Create legal and business solutions to problems inherent in international franchising, operations, development, and marketing efforts. Understand complex and overlapping areas of law to maximize efficiency. Provide legal advice on a large variety of legal issues that could affect the international business, including franchise law, marketing initiatives, procurement, tax and entity matters. Demonstrated ability and desire to work collaboratively in a team environment. Primary legal liaison for multiple business departments and stakeholders of various company initiatives. Communicate directly with internal and external clients on a daily basis.

QUALIFICATIONS: JD Degree from an accredited law school. Licensed and practicing attorney in good standing. Experience in a law firm and/or corporation, including significant experience working on technology matters. Experience analyzing, interpreting, and communicating legal strategies and requirements for/to non-lawyer colleagues. Knowledge/skill in structuring, drafting, and negotiating a broad range of agreements. Preferred: Experience working with or for a franchisor or franchisee. Restaurant or hospitality industry experience. Some knowledge of international laws applicable to banking, franchise, intellectual property, and supply chain.
 
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Regulatory Attorney - Privacy and Data Security
Refer job# QXFA142499
 
Regulatory Attorney - Privacy and Data Security The candidate will communicate with and counsel firm internal departments to ensure they have the requisite knowledge of privacy and data security regulation and are well informed to comply with law. Will serve on cross functional teams to help incorporate privacy and data security regulations into company strategies and initiatives. Develop and support internal frameworks and policies for U.S. and International markets related to data security and privacy. Support new business initiatives, related to data analytics, website and app design, and digital marketing, by providing advice and direction on relevant regulations and accompanying ongoing compliance systems, checklists and processes. Research, review and analyze new privacy and data security laws that impact firm. Partner with internal departments to implement and comply with laws. Provide advice on additional regulatory matters and special projects as needed.

The candidate must have Four year college degree. Law degree from accredited law school essential. Should have 3+ years of experience in regulatory law. Should preferably have 3-5 years of experience advising business clients on regulatory matters. Large law firm and/or focused in-house corporate experience preferred. Should preferably be familiar with consumer privacy and data security laws in U.S., Canada, the EU and Asia. Must be certified Information Privacy Professionals (CIPP) credentials for U.S., Canada, EU and Asia. Familiar with digital technology, big data, analytics, Video Privacy Protection Act, COPPA, and the technologies associated with behavioral tracking needed.
 
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Counsel, Labor And Employment
Refer job# VUKO142503
 
Counsel, Labor and Employment The candidate work includes: Assisting in negotiating collective bargaining agreements; Managing the administration of collective bargaining agreements, including the handling of grievances, hearings and administrative proceedings, and the oversight of arbitrations; Providing advice to clients regarding the interpretation of collective bargaining agreements and union organizing activity; Negotiating and drafting employment contracts and other employment-related contracts (independent contractor agreements, termination agreements, confidentiality agreements); Handling EEOC Charges, including drafting EEOC position statements; Managing the administration and tracking of employment agreements;Assisting with training on employment matters; Overseeing employment-related litigation and responses to document subpoenas; Providing client advice on employee relations issues; HR policy and practice review; Assisting with other miscellaneous labor/employment matters as required.

A J.D. degree and admission to state bar required. Should have 2 years of hands-on experience handling both employment-related matters and union labor-related matters in a private law firm or other reputable learning environment. Experience with production guilds (WGA, SAG/AFTRA, DGA, IATSE) a plus. Must have superior ability to analyze complex business and legal issues, exceptional judgment, strong interpersonal skills, a teamwork-oriented attitude, and proven ability to effectively juggle competing priorities in a fast-paced environment where handling multiple jobs simultaneously is the norm. Must be able to work under pressure with keen attention to detail and excellent organizational skills and possess the ability to communicate effectively with other members of the Legal Department, clients and other business colleagues.
 
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Senior Counsel, Government Investigations And Litigation
Refer job# LUWY142512
 
Senior Counsel, Government Investigations and Litigation Responsibilities: Proactively manage complex government and internal investigations, litigation and related matters across the enterprise by: providing advice and counsel to company executives regarding complex government and internal investigations and litigation; planning and handling complex government and internal investigations and litigation, including creating the investigation and litigation workplan, timeline, and approach to discovery, and implementing the same; conducting interviews of company employees as needed in such investigations and litigation selecting and managing outside counsel as needed for the most complex government investigations and litigation, developing budgets for such outside counsel retentions, and holding outside counsel to such budgets; updating company executives on the status of such investigations and litigation; representing the company with external investigators, including attorneys for government agencies, such as the Department of Justice, Office of Inspector General, Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and State Attorneys General and State Investigators; developing deep knowledge of the business and actively monitoring financial, auditing and regulatory compliance matters, the need for investigations, anticipating litigation matters and activities that could give rise to the need for an investigation or could create potential litigation; managing case assessments, discovery processes, fact and evidence gathering, and witness preparation, interviews and depositions; preparing investigation plans, drafting investigation notes and reports, and leading opening, update and final calls with company executives on investigations and litigation matters; interacting and negotiating with external investigators, including attorneys for government agencies, such as the Department of Justice, Office of Inspector General, Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and State Attorneys General and State Investigators; providing tactical and strategic input on a range of pleadings such as protective orders, discovery related motions, motions to dismiss, etc.; proactively analyzing, evaluating, and recommending settlement opportunities and summarizing such opportunities for company executives; conducting post action reviews with internal stakeholders at appropriate levels; initiating insurance brokers and insurance carrier notifications, monitoring insurance coverage and liaising with risk management professionals; and performing other duties as assigned. The Senior Counsel, Government Investigations and Litigation provides a variety of general corporate and commercial legal services to company executives and other internal stakeholders. Acts as advisor on legal issues involving the companys various complex government and regulatory compliance, with emphasis on financial, auditing, and regulatory compliance for public company disclosure. Reviews legal data and advises company executives and other internal stakeholders on appropriate legal action to be taken. Coordinates legal matters handled by outside counsel. Demonstrates experience in general corporate matters, with significant subject matter expertise in government investigations and litigation. Help lead Legal & Compliance to become a world-class high-performing company.

Qualifications: 10 years of experience providing legal counsel to clients, with the company or in an equivalent attorney role at another company, not-for-profit, law firm, or government agency regarding complex government investigations and litigation. 10 years of experience managing complex government investigations and litigation with government agencies. Experience managing complex government investigations and litigation with government investigators under challenging timelines across multiple regulatory areas, including inquiries from the government regarding financial, auditing, and regulatory compliance with emphasis on public company disclosure requirements. Ability to navigate and work across multiple internal and external stakeholders to develop, communicate, and support the companys short-term and long-term business objectives. Exceptional business acumen and solid financial skills. A demonstrated track record active as an innovative thought leader and business partner to executives in high profile matters, including public company financial disclosures, auditing and regulatory compliance. Understands and utilizes work force analytics. Continuously establishes clear goals and uses data and metrics to achieve best in class results and business goals. Strong track record of leading, managing, and improving people and processes. Proven experience and expertise in leading a large and complex organization through transformation from one of a largely independent stand-alone business units to a more fully integrated and strategically aligned organization. In-depth knowledge of corporate organizations. Thorough knowledge of public company securities, finance, auditing, and regulatory compliance, and public company disclosure requirements. Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to provide sound, clear legal advice to clients. Aptitude to work well with larger team on seeking efficiencies for legal support. Ability to manage simultaneous investigations and litigation in an efficient and timely manner. Outstanding verbal and written communication skills and advanced knowledge of the law regarding the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Securities and Exchange Act (and the implementing regulations and policies of both statutes) particularly as they relate to public company financial disclosures and related auditing and regulatory compliance.
 
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Counsel, Turner Sports
Refer job# XFLG142451
 
Counsel Duties: Drafting and negotiating technology and vendor agreements, inbound and outbound licensing agreements, league, team and conference rights acquisition, production and talent agreements, sponsorship agreements, support of new media offerings, advising on rights and intellectual property issues, content clearance, and counseling on technology, privacy and promotional matters and initiatives.

Qualifications: 4+ years of transactional and intellectual property experience at a reputable law firm and/or corporation. Entertainment, sports and/or technology experience preferred. Additional requirements include excellent academic credentials and references, strong organizational and interpersonal skills, attention to detail, initiative, sound judgment and strong negotiating, drafting and analytical skills. Must be a team player with the ability to serve multiple clients in a fast-paced environment and effectively juggle competing priorities.
 
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Corporate Counsel
Refer job# KXXJ142434
 
Corporate Counsel The candidate will support Insurance business, which is a global provider of data and analytics products and services to the insurance industry. The position will require independently advising the business on matters requiring developed legal and counseling skills in multiple areas of expertise, specifically in the areas of contract negotiation, regulatory and compliance review and litigation support. Analyze, prepare and manage modifications to drafts of complex legal documents and correspondence as part of a project team with senior attorneys and management. Conduct legal review of product requirements advising of and confirming compliance with applicable laws. Identify issues, conduct legal research, analyze the law, prepare memoranda, and advise internal clients regarding complex issues requiring developed skills in specified areas of expertise. Provide customer dispute resolution and litigation support. Respond to inquiries from regulatory agencies, customers and other third parties. Anticipate and mitigate potential legal problems within the assigned business units. Develop strategies to avoid litigation and reduce potential areas of risk. Review marketing materials requiring an intermediate level of expertise. Manage assigned projects to completion. Assist more senior attorneys and management in higher level matters, as needed. Support M&A transactions, through due diligence, deal negotiation and integration phases. All other duties as assigned.

A J.D. degree from an accredited law school required. Licensed to practice law in the state of Georgia, strongly preferred. 5+ years of relevant experience in a law firm or corporate legal department is preferred. should have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Experience in handling regulatory matters, including GLB, DPPA, FCRA and HIPAA is a plus. Experience in telematics, mobile applications and/or international legal matters is a plus. Experience practicing law in the insurance industry is a plus.
 
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