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Corporate Counsel - Financial Services

Chicago IL Corporate Counsel - Financial Services The candidate will be the lead lawyer supporting the company's financial services industry vertical customers, including some of the largest banks in the world. Will serve as a trusted advisor to members of the sales organization who own these accounts and support their day-to-day initiatives and long-term strategies. Be a trusted legal and business advisor to the Global Financial Services sales teams and the Financial Services Industry Vertical leadership. Negotiate, draft and provide strategy for complex deals with Financial Services global customers, including solutions such as software-as-a-service and subscription services, professional and consulting services, on premise software, and support; as well as data privacy and security issues. Serve as the financial services industry subject matter expert to other attorneys and deal negotiators who negotiate with financial services customers. Review and analyze various regulations/guidelines that affect financial services customers (such as OCC Guidelines, EBA Regulations), and provide advice and counsel to the company's various stakeholders on policy and practices around such regulations and guidelines. May also create deliverables and materials (internally and externally) based on such guidelines and regulations. Work collaboratively with internal teams to create collateral and standard agreements for financial services engagements.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school. Must have 7+ years of relevant experience gained in a leading in-house or leading law firm. Admission to and in good standing with the State Bar of at least one US State (with eligibility for in-house counsel registration if necessary) is required. Should have excellent negotiating, drafting, and influencing skills, and have expert knowledge across a wide range of commercial contracting and legal matters. Must have a deep understanding of technology-related issues and solutions (legal, commercial and operational), including cloud/subscription services, software, and related services.
Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2022-01-18

Senior Corporate Counsel, M&a

Chicago IL Senior Corporate Counsel, M&A The candidate will be advising Corporate Development in M&A activities globally in a substantive fashion without extensive supervision. Will be working closely with Corporate Development, Strategic Partnerships, Legal and Corporate Affairs and other functional groups in all stages of acquisitions, including structuring transactions, drafting term sheets and other preliminary documentation, managing deal processes, performing due diligence, negotiating definitive documentation, assisting on regulatory filings, closing deals and managing post-closing integration and disputes. Leading legal strategy on acquisitions. Driving continuous improvements, scalability and operational excellence in deal processes and execution. Managing outside counsel. Assisting members of the strategic transactions legal team on other high-priority tasks and matters. Should have 10+ years of legal experience primarily in M&A at a top law firm and/or in-house. Experience independently negotiating complex business transactions is needed. Legal 10 - 0 Full-time 2022-01-18

Corporate Counsel/senior Corporate Counsel, Alliances

Chicago IL Corporate Counsel/Senior Corporate Counsel, Alliances Duties: Negotiate and draft partnership, alliance, OEM, integrated software vendor, value-added reseller agreements, and other types of agreements with partners in support of US Sales and Professional Services organizations. Partner with revenue recognition, sales operations, technology operations, and other stakeholder teams to ensure agreements are consistent with internal corporate policies and processes. Partner with Sales and other internal business constituents throughout the customer lifecycle to ensure partner success and protection of the company.

Qualifications: Undergraduate degree and a law degree. Must have 5+ years combined experience in law firm and/or in-house legal department including experience negotiating and drafting technology license/Internet service agreements and professional services agreements. Substantive expertise in intellectual property law is desired. Substantial experience in supporting sales departments as an internal client is preferred. Familiarity with, or willingness to learn, technical concepts in Web applications. Excellent written/verbal communication and negotiation skills. Highly responsive and service-oriented attitude. The ability to organize, prioritize and manage deadlines in a fast-based and demanding work environment. The ability to maintain strong working relationships with demanding internal clients.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2022-01-18

Corporate Counsel/senior Corporate Counsel, Commercial

Chicago IL Corporate Counsel/Senior Corporate Counsel, Commercial The candidate will negotiate and draft master subscription agreements, professional services agreements and other types of agreements with customers in support of U.S. Sales and Professional Services organizations Partner with revenue recognition, sales operations, technology operations, and other stakeholder teams to ensure agreements are consistent with internal corporate policies and processes. Partner with Sales and other internal business constituents throughout the customer lifecycle to ensure customer success and protection.

The candidate should have an undergraduate degree and a law degree. Should have 5+ years combined experience in law firm and/or in-house legal department including experience negotiating and drafting technology license/Internet service agreements and professional services agreements. Excellent written/verbal communication and negotiation skills. Highly responsive and service-oriented attitude. Ability to organize, prioritize and manage deadlines in a fast-based and demanding work environment. Ability to maintain strong working relationships with demanding internal clients. Familiarity with, or willingness to learn, technical concepts in Web applications. Sound and practical business judgment. Substantive expertise in technology law and substantial experience in supporting sales departments as an internal client is desired.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2022-01-18

Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment

Chicago IL Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment Duties: Responsible for managing labor and employment issues across the company (both U.S. and globally) and providing guidance on an array of topics to People team. Work closely with and report to General Counsel. Complete new hire training & onboarding program alongside other new Sprout team members. Partner with General Counsel to define priorities, best practices, and key success metrics for your role. Connect and engage with stakeholders of People team to understand their needs and priorities and how to best support them. Develop an understanding of our employee base and the related risks facing our business. Provide day-to-day advice on domestic and international employment matters and best practices. Review and draft employment-related documents, including employment agreements, separation agreements, consulting agreements, offer letters, and confidentiality agreements. Meet with People team leadership and other stakeholders at a regular cadence to ensure the current legal process aligns with business objectives. Provide written updates and guidance on changes to applicable laws to impacted internal stakeholders. Assist with the investigation of employee/employment-related claims. Assist with and advise on immigration law issues with the assistance of outside counsel as needed. Develop internal resources for the People team to reference on a self-service basis, driving efficiency in all legal review processes. Manage outside counsel in a cost-effective manner. Review and update employee handbook on an annual basis. Regularly review and update our templates and policies to conform with changes in applicable law, including those related to hybrid working models. Work with the People team to develop, maintain, and implement training on relevant matters. Manage any potential or active employment-related litigation matters. Drive project management or implementation of compliance-related updates or initiatives. Identify other areas for streamlining and improvement. Play a key role in helping our company scale globally. Be considered an integral leader of the legal team and our internal employment law expert.

Qualifications: Member in good standing of the state bar in which they reside. 5-7 years of experience (a mix of in-house and law firm experience preferred), with at least 4 years of experience directly relevant to this role. Significant experience in providing counseling and strategic advice on a broad spectrum of employment issues in multiple jurisdictions, including workplace policies and procedures, performance management, leaves of absence and accommodations, compensation and benefits, internal investigations, worker classification, terminations, restrictive covenants, and recruiting and hiring practices. Preferred qualifications: In-house experience at a fast-paced, quickly growing company. International employment law experience. Experience with diversity, equity, and inclusion matters. A team player who is interested in pivoting to help other Legal team members as needed, such as providing support for ongoing projects and reviewing relevant vendor contracts from time to time.
Legal 5 - 7 Full-time 2022-01-18

Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment

Chicago IL Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment Duties: Responsible for managing labor and employment issues across the company (both U.S. and globally) and providing guidance on an array of topics to People team. Work closely with and report to General Counsel. Complete new hire training & onboarding program alongside other new Sprout team members. Partner with General Counsel to define priorities, best practices, and key success metrics for your role. Connect and engage with stakeholders of People team to understand their needs and priorities and how to best support them. Develop an understanding of our employee base and the related risks facing our business. Provide day-to-day advice on domestic and international employment matters and best practices. Review and draft employment-related documents, including employment agreements, separation agreements, consulting agreements, offer letters, and confidentiality agreements. Meet with People team leadership and other stakeholders at a regular cadence to ensure the current legal process aligns with business objectives. Provide written updates and guidance on changes to applicable laws to impacted internal stakeholders. Assist with the investigation of employee/employment-related claims. Assist with and advise on immigration law issues with the assistance of outside counsel as needed. Develop internal resources for the People team to reference on a self-service basis, driving efficiency in all legal review processes. Manage outside counsel in a cost-effective manner. Review and update employee handbook on an annual basis. Regularly review and update our templates and policies to conform with changes in applicable law, including those related to hybrid working models. Work with the People team to develop, maintain, and implement training on relevant matters. Manage any potential or active employment-related litigation matters. Drive project management or implementation of compliance-related updates or initiatives. Identify other areas for streamlining and improvement. Play a key role in helping our company scale globally. Be considered an integral leader of the legal team and our internal employment law expert.

Qualifications: Member in good standing of the state bar in which they reside. 5-7 years of experience (a mix of in-house and law firm experience preferred), with at least 4 years of experience directly relevant to this role. Significant experience in providing counseling and strategic advice on a broad spectrum of employment issues in multiple jurisdictions, including workplace policies and procedures, performance management, leaves of absence and accommodations, compensation and benefits, internal investigations, worker classification, terminations, restrictive covenants, and recruiting and hiring practices. Preferred qualifications: In-house experience at a fast-paced, quickly growing company. International employment law experience. Experience with diversity, equity, and inclusion matters. A team player who is interested in pivoting to help other Legal team members as needed, such as providing support for ongoing projects and reviewing relevant vendor contracts from time to time.
Legal 5 - 7 Full-time 2022-01-18

Associate Attorney - Corporate/capital Markets

Chicago IL IL - Associate Attorney - Corporate/Capital Markets Responsibilities: Have primary responsibility over the company's securities documentation and filings, capital markets/corporate finance, and equity/debt related matters. Oversee drafting of corporate actions and documentation, e.g. entity formation and dissolution, charters and bylaws, annual reports, etc. Spearhead the Company's corporate governance efforts, including oversight of board of director materials, meeting minutes and board resolutions, and board/shareholder correspondence and consents. Provide legal support for ad-hoc projects for various departments, including finance, investor relations, and accounting. Manage outside counsel and vendors. Assist other members of the legal team, with oversight from the subject matter experts, in various projects. Examples include: due diligence for acquisitions, divestitures, and other corporate transactions; integration of newly acquired assets. Draft, review, and negotiate various contracts, including NDAs, vendor and supply agreements, software agreements, real estate documents. HR support. Assist in the process for entering new markets and in drafting and editing license applications and renewals.

Qualifications: Demonstrated ability to dive into new areas of the law, and enthusiasm to do the same. Strategic thinker. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate with the board, senior leadership, outside vendors, contractual counterparties, and front-line employees. Self-starter, high level of initiative, proven pro-activeness and ability to work autonomously. Strong familiarity with standard legal concepts and procedures, with a high-level of subject matter expertise in primary area of responsibility. Well-organized and professional, capable of meeting deadlines, and adept at managing multiple complex projects and changing priorities. Strong research and analytical skills, including demonstrated experience identifying and quantifying complex problems and providing effective resolutions. Availability to travel occasionally. Licensed to practice law in one of the states in which we operate. Must have 4 6 years law firm (or equivalent in-house) experience.
Legal 4 - 6 Full-time 2022-01-18

Senior Legal Counsel(Procurement)- Banking Practice Group

Chicago IL Senior Legal Counsel(Procurement)- Banking Practice Group Duties: Advise and support the procurement business unit with drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts (including for goods, services and software), managed services agreements and other documentation incidental to a vendor or outsourcing relationship. Advise on all legal aspects of enterprise market data distribution, licensing and procurement. Draft, review and negotiate enterprise market data agreements and other documentation incidental to such a relationship. Advise on all legal aspects of the licensing of software. Draft, review and negotiate software license agreements, SaaS agreements and other documentation incidental to a business partner, vendor or outsourcing relationship. Provide contract interpretation and other advice in response to compliance queries, audits, and initial contract disputes. Develop, update and maintain template contracts for the procurement business unit. Train procurement business partners on all above-referenced matters and work collaboratively with other relevant business and Legal Department partners. Provide legal support for other corporate initiatives as requested and support other Legal Department and Banking Practice Group team members.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited law school; and Admitted to practice, or willing to secure Bar admission, in Illinois. 5+ years of experience at a nationally recognized law firm and/or in-house legal department advising clients in relevant areas. Extensive experience negotiating, and general familiarity with, different types of procurement contracts, including software, technology, managed services and enterprise market data license agreements; In-depth experience with the legal and regulatory aspects of procurement on behalf of a financial organization, including software and technology sourcing and outsourcing requirements; Ability to work cooperatively with all levels of the organization and provide legal advice and counsel on a wide range of procurement-related matters; Ability to conduct in-depth legal analysis and provide practical, solutions-oriented advice; Excellent oral and written communication skills; Ability to work collaboratively on teams, both within the Legal Department and with business partners; Ability to manage relationships with business partners, clients and outside counsel Current knowledge of applicable existing and upcoming regulations impacting the banking industry generally and procurement more specifically.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2022-01-18

Senior Legal Counsel-contracts/trust

Chicago IL Senior Legal Counsel-Contracts/Trust Duties: Responsible for reviewing contracts and agreements, such as non-disclosure agreements, loan documentation, promissory notes, and other miscellaneous agreements, that arise in the fiduciary area and where the bank is acting as a fiduciary, and will and trust agreements where the bank is named in a fiduciary capacity, in order, protect the bank, comply with the law, and satisfy client expectations; and drafting contract provisions, promissory notes, assignments and other documents related to trust and estate administration. Provide support on trust, estate, guardianship, power of attorney issues that arise in agency, custody, and banking accounts. Analyze complex proposals assessing and communicating legal risk and identifying options and solutions. Give legal advice to internal partners in our Wealth Management business on ongoing trust, estate, and guardianship administration (contract and lending matters, trust and fiduciary matters, review of contracts and trust documents, and complex trust/fiduciary legal issues). Promote the bank by speaking at industry and client conferences. Participates in various task forces and committees to advise on legal risks and compliance issues. Advise management on corporate legal rights, obligations, and privileges relating to trust products and services. Review documents to ensure that the bank is in compliance with legal guidelines and regulations. Communicate with partners and clients on compliance issues. Updates and maintains related procedures.

Qualifications: J.D. license is required to interpret legal documents and analyze transactions. Must be admitted to practice law in Illinois. 5+ years of experience working in a major law firm or in-house practice in relevant areas. Experience in advising on and drafting contract, loan documentation, and trust and fiduciary matters is essential. Participation in bar association or industry committees and speaking at client functions is a plus. Knowledge of contracts, loan documentation, and trust and asset services, usually acquired through extensive related work experience, is required to advise on legal risks and compliance issues. Analytical skills are required to negotiate contracts and loan documentation and to review will, trust, and other fiduciary documents and related agreements. Must be able to handle a wide range of contract, loan documentation, and trust and fiduciary matters and be able to work cooperatively with all levels of management. Able to exercise high-quality legal analysis and practical judgment and able to spot issues and develop appropriate solutions. Ability to be responsive within short deadlines. Very good communication skills. Able to demonstrate good teamwork both within the Legal group and with business partners. Able to develop good relationships with outside counsel. Good drafting and negotiation skills. Knowledge and experience of non-U.S. international trust and fiduciary matters, estate tax and other relevant experience is a plus.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2022-01-18

Assistant General Counsel-securities

Chicago IL Assistant General Counsel-Securities Responsibilities: Maintain an in-depth understanding of our business, its risks and opportunities, and provide legal advice to the company and senior leadership through a public company lens. Develop and maintain policies and procedures to ensure compliance with SEC and securities-related regulatory requirements applicable to publicly-traded companies. Provide counseling and advice on US securities laws and stock exchange requirements and reporting obligations. Support preparation and review of SEC filings. Responsible for the administration of the Company's insider trading policy, and review of all Section 16 forms. Assist in overall corporate secretarial functional matters, including preparation of notices, agendas and materials for board of directors and committee meetings, including board minutes, resolutions and actions, and preparation for annual shareholder meetings and for all company subsidiaries. Provide legal support for equity-based compensation, change of control and other executive compensation arrangements. Provide guidance and training regarding Regulations FD and G and insider trading, and related party transactions review. Partner closely with finance and investor relations teams on financial reporting and disclosure matters and external communications. Coordinate international and domestic subsidiary entity governance and maintenance. Assist and support the Law Department in a very fast-paced but collaborative environment on a broad range of legal matters.

Qualifications: J.D. from top law school and admitted to and in good standing with IL bar. Must have 10 years of relevant legal experience, with a combination of in-house experience and training at a nationally recognized law firm. Extensive background with public company reporting is a must, including preparing/reviewing 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, proxy statements, and Section 16 filings. Experience with ESG reporting, including governance and disclosure best practices with relevant policy positions of proxy advisory firms, ESG rating firms and rating agencies. M&A and other transactional experience a plus. Requires outstanding legal skills (e.g., drafting, negotiation and advice) and the ability to make sound judgment calls under pressure, in each case equal to that of an accomplished transactional senior associate or junior partner, with a high degree of initiative.
Legal 10 - 0 Full-time 2022-01-14
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Corporate Counsel - Financial Services
Refer job# ZOVB165051
 
Corporate Counsel - Financial Services The candidate will be the lead lawyer supporting the company's financial services industry vertical customers, including some of the largest banks in the world. Will serve as a trusted advisor to members of the sales organization who own these accounts and support their day-to-day initiatives and long-term strategies. Be a trusted legal and business advisor to the Global Financial Services sales teams and the Financial Services Industry Vertical leadership. Negotiate, draft and provide strategy for complex deals with Financial Services global customers, including solutions such as software-as-a-service and subscription services, professional and consulting services, on premise software, and support; as well as data privacy and security issues. Serve as the financial services industry subject matter expert to other attorneys and deal negotiators who negotiate with financial services customers. Review and analyze various regulations/guidelines that affect financial services customers (such as OCC Guidelines, EBA Regulations), and provide advice and counsel to the company's various stakeholders on policy and practices around such regulations and guidelines. May also create deliverables and materials (internally and externally) based on such guidelines and regulations. Work collaboratively with internal teams to create collateral and standard agreements for financial services engagements.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school. Must have 7+ years of relevant experience gained in a leading in-house or leading law firm. Admission to and in good standing with the State Bar of at least one US State (with eligibility for in-house counsel registration if necessary) is required. Should have excellent negotiating, drafting, and influencing skills, and have expert knowledge across a wide range of commercial contracting and legal matters. Must have a deep understanding of technology-related issues and solutions (legal, commercial and operational), including cloud/subscription services, software, and related services.
 
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Senior Corporate Counsel, M&a
Refer job# EJXE165058
 
Senior Corporate Counsel, M&A The candidate will be advising Corporate Development in M&A activities globally in a substantive fashion without extensive supervision. Will be working closely with Corporate Development, Strategic Partnerships, Legal and Corporate Affairs and other functional groups in all stages of acquisitions, including structuring transactions, drafting term sheets and other preliminary documentation, managing deal processes, performing due diligence, negotiating definitive documentation, assisting on regulatory filings, closing deals and managing post-closing integration and disputes. Leading legal strategy on acquisitions. Driving continuous improvements, scalability and operational excellence in deal processes and execution. Managing outside counsel. Assisting members of the strategic transactions legal team on other high-priority tasks and matters. Should have 10+ years of legal experience primarily in M&A at a top law firm and/or in-house. Experience independently negotiating complex business transactions is needed.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Corporate Counsel/senior Corporate Counsel, Alliances
Refer job# YSFP165059
 
Corporate Counsel/Senior Corporate Counsel, Alliances Duties: Negotiate and draft partnership, alliance, OEM, integrated software vendor, value-added reseller agreements, and other types of agreements with partners in support of US Sales and Professional Services organizations. Partner with revenue recognition, sales operations, technology operations, and other stakeholder teams to ensure agreements are consistent with internal corporate policies and processes. Partner with Sales and other internal business constituents throughout the customer lifecycle to ensure partner success and protection of the company.

Qualifications: Undergraduate degree and a law degree. Must have 5+ years combined experience in law firm and/or in-house legal department including experience negotiating and drafting technology license/Internet service agreements and professional services agreements. Substantive expertise in intellectual property law is desired. Substantial experience in supporting sales departments as an internal client is preferred. Familiarity with, or willingness to learn, technical concepts in Web applications. Excellent written/verbal communication and negotiation skills. Highly responsive and service-oriented attitude. The ability to organize, prioritize and manage deadlines in a fast-based and demanding work environment. The ability to maintain strong working relationships with demanding internal clients.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Corporate Counsel/senior Corporate Counsel, Commercial
Refer job# UIUG165060
 
Corporate Counsel/Senior Corporate Counsel, Commercial The candidate will negotiate and draft master subscription agreements, professional services agreements and other types of agreements with customers in support of U.S. Sales and Professional Services organizations Partner with revenue recognition, sales operations, technology operations, and other stakeholder teams to ensure agreements are consistent with internal corporate policies and processes. Partner with Sales and other internal business constituents throughout the customer lifecycle to ensure customer success and protection.

The candidate should have an undergraduate degree and a law degree. Should have 5+ years combined experience in law firm and/or in-house legal department including experience negotiating and drafting technology license/Internet service agreements and professional services agreements. Excellent written/verbal communication and negotiation skills. Highly responsive and service-oriented attitude. Ability to organize, prioritize and manage deadlines in a fast-based and demanding work environment. Ability to maintain strong working relationships with demanding internal clients. Familiarity with, or willingness to learn, technical concepts in Web applications. Sound and practical business judgment. Substantive expertise in technology law and substantial experience in supporting sales departments as an internal client is desired.
 
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Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment
Refer job# XLOX165061
 
Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment Duties: Responsible for managing labor and employment issues across the company (both U.S. and globally) and providing guidance on an array of topics to People team. Work closely with and report to General Counsel. Complete new hire training & onboarding program alongside other new Sprout team members. Partner with General Counsel to define priorities, best practices, and key success metrics for your role. Connect and engage with stakeholders of People team to understand their needs and priorities and how to best support them. Develop an understanding of our employee base and the related risks facing our business. Provide day-to-day advice on domestic and international employment matters and best practices. Review and draft employment-related documents, including employment agreements, separation agreements, consulting agreements, offer letters, and confidentiality agreements. Meet with People team leadership and other stakeholders at a regular cadence to ensure the current legal process aligns with business objectives. Provide written updates and guidance on changes to applicable laws to impacted internal stakeholders. Assist with the investigation of employee/employment-related claims. Assist with and advise on immigration law issues with the assistance of outside counsel as needed. Develop internal resources for the People team to reference on a self-service basis, driving efficiency in all legal review processes. Manage outside counsel in a cost-effective manner. Review and update employee handbook on an annual basis. Regularly review and update our templates and policies to conform with changes in applicable law, including those related to hybrid working models. Work with the People team to develop, maintain, and implement training on relevant matters. Manage any potential or active employment-related litigation matters. Drive project management or implementation of compliance-related updates or initiatives. Identify other areas for streamlining and improvement. Play a key role in helping our company scale globally. Be considered an integral leader of the legal team and our internal employment law expert.

Qualifications: Member in good standing of the state bar in which they reside. 5-7 years of experience (a mix of in-house and law firm experience preferred), with at least 4 years of experience directly relevant to this role. Significant experience in providing counseling and strategic advice on a broad spectrum of employment issues in multiple jurisdictions, including workplace policies and procedures, performance management, leaves of absence and accommodations, compensation and benefits, internal investigations, worker classification, terminations, restrictive covenants, and recruiting and hiring practices. Preferred qualifications: In-house experience at a fast-paced, quickly growing company. International employment law experience. Experience with diversity, equity, and inclusion matters. A team player who is interested in pivoting to help other Legal team members as needed, such as providing support for ongoing projects and reviewing relevant vendor contracts from time to time.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment
Refer job# JSZY165062
 
Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment Duties: Responsible for managing labor and employment issues across the company (both U.S. and globally) and providing guidance on an array of topics to People team. Work closely with and report to General Counsel. Complete new hire training & onboarding program alongside other new Sprout team members. Partner with General Counsel to define priorities, best practices, and key success metrics for your role. Connect and engage with stakeholders of People team to understand their needs and priorities and how to best support them. Develop an understanding of our employee base and the related risks facing our business. Provide day-to-day advice on domestic and international employment matters and best practices. Review and draft employment-related documents, including employment agreements, separation agreements, consulting agreements, offer letters, and confidentiality agreements. Meet with People team leadership and other stakeholders at a regular cadence to ensure the current legal process aligns with business objectives. Provide written updates and guidance on changes to applicable laws to impacted internal stakeholders. Assist with the investigation of employee/employment-related claims. Assist with and advise on immigration law issues with the assistance of outside counsel as needed. Develop internal resources for the People team to reference on a self-service basis, driving efficiency in all legal review processes. Manage outside counsel in a cost-effective manner. Review and update employee handbook on an annual basis. Regularly review and update our templates and policies to conform with changes in applicable law, including those related to hybrid working models. Work with the People team to develop, maintain, and implement training on relevant matters. Manage any potential or active employment-related litigation matters. Drive project management or implementation of compliance-related updates or initiatives. Identify other areas for streamlining and improvement. Play a key role in helping our company scale globally. Be considered an integral leader of the legal team and our internal employment law expert.

Qualifications: Member in good standing of the state bar in which they reside. 5-7 years of experience (a mix of in-house and law firm experience preferred), with at least 4 years of experience directly relevant to this role. Significant experience in providing counseling and strategic advice on a broad spectrum of employment issues in multiple jurisdictions, including workplace policies and procedures, performance management, leaves of absence and accommodations, compensation and benefits, internal investigations, worker classification, terminations, restrictive covenants, and recruiting and hiring practices. Preferred qualifications: In-house experience at a fast-paced, quickly growing company. International employment law experience. Experience with diversity, equity, and inclusion matters. A team player who is interested in pivoting to help other Legal team members as needed, such as providing support for ongoing projects and reviewing relevant vendor contracts from time to time.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Associate Attorney - Corporate/capital Markets
Refer job# RYVZ165078
 
IL - Associate Attorney - Corporate/Capital Markets Responsibilities: Have primary responsibility over the company's securities documentation and filings, capital markets/corporate finance, and equity/debt related matters. Oversee drafting of corporate actions and documentation, e.g. entity formation and dissolution, charters and bylaws, annual reports, etc. Spearhead the Company's corporate governance efforts, including oversight of board of director materials, meeting minutes and board resolutions, and board/shareholder correspondence and consents. Provide legal support for ad-hoc projects for various departments, including finance, investor relations, and accounting. Manage outside counsel and vendors. Assist other members of the legal team, with oversight from the subject matter experts, in various projects. Examples include: due diligence for acquisitions, divestitures, and other corporate transactions; integration of newly acquired assets. Draft, review, and negotiate various contracts, including NDAs, vendor and supply agreements, software agreements, real estate documents. HR support. Assist in the process for entering new markets and in drafting and editing license applications and renewals.

Qualifications: Demonstrated ability to dive into new areas of the law, and enthusiasm to do the same. Strategic thinker. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate with the board, senior leadership, outside vendors, contractual counterparties, and front-line employees. Self-starter, high level of initiative, proven pro-activeness and ability to work autonomously. Strong familiarity with standard legal concepts and procedures, with a high-level of subject matter expertise in primary area of responsibility. Well-organized and professional, capable of meeting deadlines, and adept at managing multiple complex projects and changing priorities. Strong research and analytical skills, including demonstrated experience identifying and quantifying complex problems and providing effective resolutions. Availability to travel occasionally. Licensed to practice law in one of the states in which we operate. Must have 4 6 years law firm (or equivalent in-house) experience.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Senior Legal Counsel(Procurement)- Banking Practice Group
Refer job# DNJO165084
 
Senior Legal Counsel(Procurement)- Banking Practice Group Duties: Advise and support the procurement business unit with drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts (including for goods, services and software), managed services agreements and other documentation incidental to a vendor or outsourcing relationship. Advise on all legal aspects of enterprise market data distribution, licensing and procurement. Draft, review and negotiate enterprise market data agreements and other documentation incidental to such a relationship. Advise on all legal aspects of the licensing of software. Draft, review and negotiate software license agreements, SaaS agreements and other documentation incidental to a business partner, vendor or outsourcing relationship. Provide contract interpretation and other advice in response to compliance queries, audits, and initial contract disputes. Develop, update and maintain template contracts for the procurement business unit. Train procurement business partners on all above-referenced matters and work collaboratively with other relevant business and Legal Department partners. Provide legal support for other corporate initiatives as requested and support other Legal Department and Banking Practice Group team members.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited law school; and Admitted to practice, or willing to secure Bar admission, in Illinois. 5+ years of experience at a nationally recognized law firm and/or in-house legal department advising clients in relevant areas. Extensive experience negotiating, and general familiarity with, different types of procurement contracts, including software, technology, managed services and enterprise market data license agreements; In-depth experience with the legal and regulatory aspects of procurement on behalf of a financial organization, including software and technology sourcing and outsourcing requirements; Ability to work cooperatively with all levels of the organization and provide legal advice and counsel on a wide range of procurement-related matters; Ability to conduct in-depth legal analysis and provide practical, solutions-oriented advice; Excellent oral and written communication skills; Ability to work collaboratively on teams, both within the Legal Department and with business partners; Ability to manage relationships with business partners, clients and outside counsel Current knowledge of applicable existing and upcoming regulations impacting the banking industry generally and procurement more specifically.
 
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Senior Legal Counsel-contracts/trust
Refer job# XENP165085
 
Senior Legal Counsel-Contracts/Trust Duties: Responsible for reviewing contracts and agreements, such as non-disclosure agreements, loan documentation, promissory notes, and other miscellaneous agreements, that arise in the fiduciary area and where the bank is acting as a fiduciary, and will and trust agreements where the bank is named in a fiduciary capacity, in order, protect the bank, comply with the law, and satisfy client expectations; and drafting contract provisions, promissory notes, assignments and other documents related to trust and estate administration. Provide support on trust, estate, guardianship, power of attorney issues that arise in agency, custody, and banking accounts. Analyze complex proposals assessing and communicating legal risk and identifying options and solutions. Give legal advice to internal partners in our Wealth Management business on ongoing trust, estate, and guardianship administration (contract and lending matters, trust and fiduciary matters, review of contracts and trust documents, and complex trust/fiduciary legal issues). Promote the bank by speaking at industry and client conferences. Participates in various task forces and committees to advise on legal risks and compliance issues. Advise management on corporate legal rights, obligations, and privileges relating to trust products and services. Review documents to ensure that the bank is in compliance with legal guidelines and regulations. Communicate with partners and clients on compliance issues. Updates and maintains related procedures.

Qualifications: J.D. license is required to interpret legal documents and analyze transactions. Must be admitted to practice law in Illinois. 5+ years of experience working in a major law firm or in-house practice in relevant areas. Experience in advising on and drafting contract, loan documentation, and trust and fiduciary matters is essential. Participation in bar association or industry committees and speaking at client functions is a plus. Knowledge of contracts, loan documentation, and trust and asset services, usually acquired through extensive related work experience, is required to advise on legal risks and compliance issues. Analytical skills are required to negotiate contracts and loan documentation and to review will, trust, and other fiduciary documents and related agreements. Must be able to handle a wide range of contract, loan documentation, and trust and fiduciary matters and be able to work cooperatively with all levels of management. Able to exercise high-quality legal analysis and practical judgment and able to spot issues and develop appropriate solutions. Ability to be responsive within short deadlines. Very good communication skills. Able to demonstrate good teamwork both within the Legal group and with business partners. Able to develop good relationships with outside counsel. Good drafting and negotiation skills. Knowledge and experience of non-U.S. international trust and fiduciary matters, estate tax and other relevant experience is a plus.
 
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Assistant General Counsel-securities
Refer job# UKIJ165027
 
Assistant General Counsel-Securities Responsibilities: Maintain an in-depth understanding of our business, its risks and opportunities, and provide legal advice to the company and senior leadership through a public company lens. Develop and maintain policies and procedures to ensure compliance with SEC and securities-related regulatory requirements applicable to publicly-traded companies. Provide counseling and advice on US securities laws and stock exchange requirements and reporting obligations. Support preparation and review of SEC filings. Responsible for the administration of the Company's insider trading policy, and review of all Section 16 forms. Assist in overall corporate secretarial functional matters, including preparation of notices, agendas and materials for board of directors and committee meetings, including board minutes, resolutions and actions, and preparation for annual shareholder meetings and for all company subsidiaries. Provide legal support for equity-based compensation, change of control and other executive compensation arrangements. Provide guidance and training regarding Regulations FD and G and insider trading, and related party transactions review. Partner closely with finance and investor relations teams on financial reporting and disclosure matters and external communications. Coordinate international and domestic subsidiary entity governance and maintenance. Assist and support the Law Department in a very fast-paced but collaborative environment on a broad range of legal matters.

Qualifications: J.D. from top law school and admitted to and in good standing with IL bar. Must have 10 years of relevant legal experience, with a combination of in-house experience and training at a nationally recognized law firm. Extensive background with public company reporting is a must, including preparing/reviewing 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, proxy statements, and Section 16 filings. Experience with ESG reporting, including governance and disclosure best practices with relevant policy positions of proxy advisory firms, ESG rating firms and rating agencies. M&A and other transactional experience a plus. Requires outstanding legal skills (e.g., drafting, negotiation and advice) and the ability to make sound judgment calls under pressure, in each case equal to that of an accomplished transactional senior associate or junior partner, with a high degree of initiative.
 
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