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Senior Counsel - Intellectual Property

Chicago IL Senior Counsel - Intellectual Property Responsibilities: Works directly or with his/her direct reports to support assigned R&D groups and conduct preliminary patent searches through various patent databases, identify potentially patentable subject matter, draft and prosecute patent applications as well as work with outside counsel to support these activities, and perform Freedom to Operate analysis and related client counseling for assigned R&D groups. Works with IP Team to provide competitive intelligence and pro-active IP strategy counseling to assigned R&D groups. Directly advises assigned R&D groups with respect to IP-related contracts, including for example, confidentiality, consulting and research agreements, joint development agreements, etc. Manages and provides counseling on trade secret and confidentiality-related matters for assigned R&D groups. Works directly or with direct reports to provide IP-related advice and support for transactions and client counseling. Advises regarding intellectual property aspects of licensing, M&A and commercial activities as assigned by Associate General Counsel IP. Manages litigation-related activities as assigned by Associate General Counsel IP. Develops and provides IP training for innovation groups and business and commercial operations as assigned.

Qualifications: Law Degree and admitted to practice in at least 1 jurisdiction. Admitted to USPTO Bar. 12 + years experience on the area of intellectual property and contract law. Clear ability to manage and develop direct reports and other team members. Strong knowledge of R&D and legal organization and good working relations with same. Demonstrated ability to solve problems efficiently, directly and pragmatically. Demonstrated oral and written ability to concisely and simply communicate complex legal issues. Demonstrated ability to think and act globally and strategically, and to appreciate regional interests while doing so. Expert knowledge of global legal concepts applicable to intellectual property matters Specific knowledge of key local country laws applicable to intellectual property matters Significant experience in negotiating and drafting agreements and establishing external relationships Significant experience in the development and management of intellectual property Knowledge of Law Department practices, procedures and policies Knowledge of internal R&D and business policies, procedures and practices Knowledge of external innovation practices Authoritative and assertive with excellent motivation and communication skills to handle and develop key relationships and skillfully extract value from them. Strong interpersonal skills and proven track record in managing and influencing internal client relationships Sensitivity to cultural and local issues, ability to work easily in a multi-cultural environment. Comfortable presenting to large and diverse groups at all levels within the business Clear leadership and associate coaching, management and development skills with ability to capture, enthuse, and motivate a working team and demonstrate high performing team attributes Comfortable with shifting gears, can make decisions under uncertainty Comfortable being the champion of unpopular position that represents the best interests of the business. High level interpersonal, oral and written communication skills required Ability to envision multiple possibilities, can craft approaches likely to be seen as positive Ability to think globally, acting locally. Relates well with different nationalities and cultures Ability to interact with all levels within Mars Wrigley Confectionery, and Mars, Incorporated and maneuver through complex political situations internally and externally Very high level of attention to detail. Strong analytical and planning skills. Must be a self-starter, highly motivated with a bias for action (strong work ethic) and able to function independently in a hands-on environment. Strong, flexible team player that works to meet both personal and organization goals. Excellent organization and execution skills. Consistently demonstrates persistence and conscientiousness. Consistently demonstrates common sense and judgment. Ability to multi-task. Commitment and willingness to work long hours when required. Ability to travel when required.
Legal 12 - 0 Full-time 2018-09-19

Assistant General Counsel - Wholesale Lending Services, Commercial Banking VP

Chicago IL Assistant General Counsel - Wholesale Lending Services, Commercial Banking VP Responsibilities: Partnering with Risk, Control and Compliance colleagues regarding operational and regulatory risk and control issues. Identifying and mitigating risks (legal, reputational and other). Participating on cross line of business projects on a variety of subjects. Undertaking a review of existing WLS procedures and instituting an ongoing sustainable review process for such procedures. Counseling WLS staff on documenting, booking and servicing of loans and on forms, policies, procedures and job aids . Providing legal interpretations of federal and state regulations and their applicability to WLS. Preparing and updating standard forms and procedures. Coordinating appropriate legal training for the WLS businesses. Coordinating with the legal contacts in the other LOBs that WLS supports. Attending and participating in various standing WLS meetings.

Qualifications: JD Degree with 5+ years of relevant legal experience in commercial or real estate lending at a law firm and/or in-house legal department at a large bank or other financial services company. Attorney candidate must be in compliance with all relevant licensing requirements including those of the jurisdiction where the role will be located prior to commencement of employment. The strategic vision to anticipate legal issues for different businesses and business models. The ability to lead, manage, and pull teams together to drive change and collaboration across a variety of functional areas. The ability to prioritize work, manage a large number of issues at one time, and interact with senior and executive management. Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Knowledge of the legal and regulatory requirements for commercial banking businesses is strongly preferred. Collegial; able to maintain good relationships with clients and colleagues. Demonstrated problem solving and project management skills, judgment and character.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2018-09-17

Senior Counsel - Employment Attorney

Lincolnshire IL Senior Counsel - Employment Attorney Duties: Serving as legal advisor to business leaders, HR, and other legal professionals, on managing risk associated with employment laws in the United States, including Title VII, FMLA, ADA, FLSA, WARN and the ADEA; Advising and counseling HR and the business on recruiting talent; restrictive covenants; disciplinary actions, terminations, OFCCP affirmative action plans and related audits; Managing, assisting with and handling matters at administrative agencies, including the EEOC and State Fair Employment Agencies; drafting position statements; appearing at fact-finding conferences and attend mediations; handling matters with other administrative agencies, such as OFCCP audits and DOL audits and wage-claim issues; Assisting with the investigation of employment and employee related claims; Contributing to the development of internal policies, guidelines, toolkits and job-aids on Employment law and business issues, including updating policies and processes to reflect legal developments and operational changes. Supporting strategic projects, advising HR, Legal and business operations management; Providing operational and strategic support in relation to working with contractors; Managing outside counsel relationships with law firms on assigned matters, including managing budgets. Counseling, guiding, and supporting other Legal Department attorneys as appropriate, to ensure Alight best practices regarding our colleagues are incorporated in client and vendor agreements; Working closely with Compliance.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited U.S. law school, Bar admission in Illinois. 4-7 years of employment law experience in a law firm and/or in-house legal position. Desired Knowledge/Skills: Knowledge of Canadian employment law. Familiarity with in-house corporate law department. Share purpose and values, including high ethical standards, teamwork, client service, work ethic and positive attitude; Written communication skills to compose complex reports, legal documents, proposals, and business plans, and to adequately explain complexities; Oral communication skills to communicate with customers, co-workers, direct reports, and business contacts in a courteous and professional manner; Interpersonal skills to negotiate key business strategies or significant agreements favorable to the Company, reconciling differences to arrive at acceptable solutions; Ability to read, analyze and interpret legal documents, financial reports, business plans and strategies, and professional journals; Knowledge related to accomplishing organizational objectives, even when information is vague and details are absent or difficult to obtain; Strength in diplomacy, logic, and problem-solving; Focused client-service, with timely responses to requests and provision of responsive, accurate information; Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook; Experience with legal research services (i.e. Lexis, Westlaw) and sources including online research tools and PACER; Solid knowledge and understanding of legal ethics rules and handling highly confidential information discreetly and professionally.
Legal 4 - 7 Full-time 2018-09-17

Legal - Assistant General Counsel - Government Investigations And Regulatory Enforcement - Vp

Chicago IL Legal - Assistant General Counsel - Government Investigations and Regulatory Enforcement VP The candidate join Litigation/ Government Investigations & Regulatory Enforcement group. Represent frim before government agencies, regulators and SROs in connection with investigations and inquiries. Work closely with line-of-business legal and compliance personnel on government investigations and regulatory matters. Draft correspondence and submissions, and interact with staff members. Advise firm regarding legal issues relating to investigations and inquiries. Conduct internal reviews and investigations. Assist with internal and regulatory audits. Participate in periodic compliance training.

A J.D. or educational equivalent required. Attorney candidates must be in compliance with all relevant licensing requirements including the requirements of the jurisdiction where the role will be located prior to commencement of employment. In-depth experience with regulatory issues is required. Must have at least 5 years of relevant firm, in-house and/or government experience practicing law post-J.D. Legal experience working for government agencies, regulators and/or SROs in connection with investigations and inquiries combined with either in-house or law firm experience with government and regulatory enforcement investigations is required. Should have strong interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills. Must have strong oral and written communication skills.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2018-09-15

Associate Tax Counsel

Chicago IL Associate Tax Counsel The candidate will perform research and provides written analysis of tax and wealth transfer policy, law, developments and trends for internal partner education, sales, marketing, and media coverage, both independently and in support of senior level tax and wealth planning partners. Supports the delivery of direct client service in the area of tax and wealth transfer in complex circumstances and provides direct client service in less complex circumstances. Supports the development of tax and wealth transfer resources for use by client service partners and clients. Prepares tax and wealth transfer presentations for internal and external use. Reviews, summarizes, creates flow charts and models wealth transfer under will and trust agreements; uses software to prepare financial modeling of wealth transfers. Presents on tax and wealth transfer topics to internal partners and to external professional organizations as appropriate for skill and knowledge level. Expands technical tax and wealth transfer expertise. Adheres to applicable regulatory, risk management and compliance best practices and standards. Actively engages in the cultivation of peer level professional advisor relationships. JD degree is required. Should have 2+ years legal/tax experience. Adaptive professional adept at working in a team environment to provide a customized client experience in collaboration with internal and external partners and advisors are essential. Effective written and verbal communicator, refined analytical and organizational skills are essential. Knowledge of tax and wealth transfer area and commitment to ongoing augmentation of expertise is essential. Legal 2 - 0 Full-time 2018-09-14

Corporate Counsel

Chicago IL Corporate Counsel The candidate will negotiate, structure, and close OEM, MSP, Reseller and Customer contracts, working directly with the company's Sales and Business Development organizations in the Americas. Will help develop and mature the operational model for the company's contract negotiation and management processes. Assist in the development and localization of contract templates, playbooks and SOPs. Partner closely with the company's partner and sales organizations on such other projects and regulatory issues as may be required. Help build and strengthen communications and relationships between the Legal and client departments. Help manage incoming agreements that are received from various departments within the company. Work with an international organization on groundbreaking Big Data technology that's having a real impact, across the globe, with unlimited use cases and massive market opportunity. Partner with co-workers who are sharp and motivated, combined with a company culture that is open, welcoming and unique.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree from a top law school. Should have license to practice law in one of the 50 states. Must have 3-6 years of experience in the drafting and negotiation of technology contracts at a major national or international law firm, excellent judgment, and are able to balance legal risks with business strategy. Experience with, or at least a good working knowledge of, open source business models and related legal issues is a major plus. Familiarity with data protection and privacy issues and concerns in the context of technology transactions is a significant plus. Prior experience representing high-growth or startup technology companies is strongly preferred. Some travel may be required.
Legal 3 - 6 Full-time 2018-09-10

Legal - Assistant General Counsel - Consumer Banking Vice President

Chicago IL Legal - Assistant General Counsel - Consumer Banking Vice President The candidate will provide practical and actionable legal advice regarding federal and state laws and regulations applicable to consumer banking products and sales, safe deposit box support, as well as bank branching and field operations. Advise with respect to checking and savings products and services, ATMs, customer-facing content, and related issues. Partner with Business, Compliance, Controls and Risk leadership to support business objectives and well run, controlled and compliant operations. Partner with colleagues across the Legal Department. Must have 7+ years relevant experience practicing law post-JD, including experience in private practice advising financial institutions with respect to legal and regulatory issues or relevant in-house experience. Should have JD degree or educational equivalent. Attorney candidates must be in compliance with all relevant licensing requirements including the requirements of the jurisdiction where the role will be located prior to commencement of employment is needed. Knowledge and understanding of retail banking operations, products and services and a keen understanding and knowledge of the applicable regulatory environment and framework applicable to a large banking organization is must. Excellent legal skills and judgment including the ability to interpret and explain statutes and regulations is essential. Experience with digital, electronic and mobile banking and transactions is preferred. Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2018-09-08

Corporate Counsel

Champaign IL Corporate Counsel The candidate will be responsible for the management of the contracting process with multi-family clients, advising senior members of management team on other corporate legal matters, other projects as needed and assigned by the company. Will be negotiating, writing, and executing agreements and contracts on behalf of the company. Offer counsel on a variety of legal issues. Advising on contract status, legal risks, and legal liabilities associated with corporate transactions. Advising executives within the company. Researching and anticipating unique legal issues that could impact the company. Reviewing, advertising, and marketing materials to ensure compliance with legal requirements. Working alongside other departments within the company. Providing training to the company on legal topics. Must have law degree from a recognized university. Must be admitted to a recognized Bar. 5+ years of experience gained in a large law firm and/or in-house with major firm preferred. Must have strong interpersonal and presentation skills. Must have ability to effectively communicate with others at all levels of the organization and strong negotiating skills with both legal and financial/commercial issues. Must have computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office products and CRM. Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2018-09-07

Corporate Counsel (transactional)

Effingham IL Corporate Counsel (Transactional) The candidate will play a critical role supporting the Legal Department s work-flows and pro-active projects. Will provide wide-ranging, timely day-to-day advice on acquisition matters and other corporate transactions as needed. Interface with and supervise outside counsel on transactional matters. Provide other in-house legal services as needed, including credit agreements, real estate agreements, provider agreements, vendor agreements and other commercial contracts. Assist with securities related issues and ensure compliance with applicable securities laws. Conduct legal research as needed. Respond to day-to-day inquiries from internal stake-holders on a wide-range of legal subjects and consult with other in-house attorneys as needed. Work on special projects to support the work of the Legal Department and the needs of the Company. Work with a contract management system and develop meaningful reports and dashboards. Respond to multiple and changing priorities as part of the daily workflow. Provide timely turnaround on requests for legal review of contracts.

The candidate must have JD degree from an accredited law school. Must be Member in good standing of State Bar (Illinois preferred). Must have 4 years of relevant experience at a medium or large law firm. Must have excellent drafting and negotiation skills. Must possess integrity and a strong moral and ethical compass. Must have ability to proactively identify and analyze potential legal issues, and to develop creative and business focused legal advice and solutions. Must have excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects at once, follow through and meet deadlines. Strong oral and written communication skills needed. Familiarity with federal and state healthcare laws is desired. Experience developing and refining contract processes, as well as developing templates to enhance standardization and systemization is desired. Significant experience drafting transactional documents and commercial contracts is desired.
Legal 4 - 0 Full-time 2018-09-02

Vice President Legal - Assistant General Counsel - Litigation

Chicago IL Vice President Legal - Assistant General Counsel - Litigation The candidate will handle and manage litigation, including consumer class actions, and to provide legal advice, services and counsel on matters affecting Consumer Banking, Business Banking, and Chase Wealth Management as well as Auto Finance and Credit Card. Will work with management and internal/external counsel on a significant volume of litigation matters. Draft legal documents, conduct legal research, prepare motion papers and pleadings, analyze civil complaints and subpoenas and appear in court as required. Prepare case management reports, provide legal advice to these consumer-oriented businesses, manage outside counsel, and liaison with regulatory authorities. Represent the interests offirm Bank, N.A., or Chase Bank USA, N.A. in retail banking, investments and credit card litigation matters. Must have Juris Doctorate degree or educational equivalent. Must have 5+ years of experience practicing law post-JD as a litigator in a corporate law department and/or law practice. Experience in consumer financial services litigation in retail banking is required. Proven experience developing and maintaining internal and external client relationships is essential. Experience preparing legal documentation and pleadings is essential. Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skill is required. Should have working knowledge of the Uniform Commercial Code, Electronic Funds Transfer Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Regulation E, Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and related banking and consumer fraud statutes Consumer financial services litigation experience in consumer banking and/or retail investments and internal investigations is essential. Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2018-08-28
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Global Tax Director
In-House,Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
Location : Rolling Meadows, IL, United States

Global Tax Director The candidate oversees the preparation of federal, state or local tax returns for the organization. Advises management regarding effects of business activities on taxes, and on strategies for minimizing tax liability. Ensures tha... + read more

sep 22, 2018


Contracts Manager III
In-House,Wells Fargo
Location : Joliet, IL, United States

Contracts Manager III The candidate will be responsible for the life cycle of customer leasing documents from origination to final document execution. A cooperative team attitude is critical to the success of this position and includes a willingnes... + read more

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Senior Counsel - Intellectual Property
Refer job# EPDX140807
 
Senior Counsel - Intellectual Property Responsibilities: Works directly or with his/her direct reports to support assigned R&D groups and conduct preliminary patent searches through various patent databases, identify potentially patentable subject matter, draft and prosecute patent applications as well as work with outside counsel to support these activities, and perform Freedom to Operate analysis and related client counseling for assigned R&D groups. Works with IP Team to provide competitive intelligence and pro-active IP strategy counseling to assigned R&D groups. Directly advises assigned R&D groups with respect to IP-related contracts, including for example, confidentiality, consulting and research agreements, joint development agreements, etc. Manages and provides counseling on trade secret and confidentiality-related matters for assigned R&D groups. Works directly or with direct reports to provide IP-related advice and support for transactions and client counseling. Advises regarding intellectual property aspects of licensing, M&A and commercial activities as assigned by Associate General Counsel IP. Manages litigation-related activities as assigned by Associate General Counsel IP. Develops and provides IP training for innovation groups and business and commercial operations as assigned.

Qualifications: Law Degree and admitted to practice in at least 1 jurisdiction. Admitted to USPTO Bar. 12 + years experience on the area of intellectual property and contract law. Clear ability to manage and develop direct reports and other team members. Strong knowledge of R&D and legal organization and good working relations with same. Demonstrated ability to solve problems efficiently, directly and pragmatically. Demonstrated oral and written ability to concisely and simply communicate complex legal issues. Demonstrated ability to think and act globally and strategically, and to appreciate regional interests while doing so. Expert knowledge of global legal concepts applicable to intellectual property matters Specific knowledge of key local country laws applicable to intellectual property matters Significant experience in negotiating and drafting agreements and establishing external relationships Significant experience in the development and management of intellectual property Knowledge of Law Department practices, procedures and policies Knowledge of internal R&D and business policies, procedures and practices Knowledge of external innovation practices Authoritative and assertive with excellent motivation and communication skills to handle and develop key relationships and skillfully extract value from them. Strong interpersonal skills and proven track record in managing and influencing internal client relationships Sensitivity to cultural and local issues, ability to work easily in a multi-cultural environment. Comfortable presenting to large and diverse groups at all levels within the business Clear leadership and associate coaching, management and development skills with ability to capture, enthuse, and motivate a working team and demonstrate high performing team attributes Comfortable with shifting gears, can make decisions under uncertainty Comfortable being the champion of unpopular position that represents the best interests of the business. High level interpersonal, oral and written communication skills required Ability to envision multiple possibilities, can craft approaches likely to be seen as positive Ability to think globally, acting locally. Relates well with different nationalities and cultures Ability to interact with all levels within Mars Wrigley Confectionery, and Mars, Incorporated and maneuver through complex political situations internally and externally Very high level of attention to detail. Strong analytical and planning skills. Must be a self-starter, highly motivated with a bias for action (strong work ethic) and able to function independently in a hands-on environment. Strong, flexible team player that works to meet both personal and organization goals. Excellent organization and execution skills. Consistently demonstrates persistence and conscientiousness. Consistently demonstrates common sense and judgment. Ability to multi-task. Commitment and willingness to work long hours when required. Ability to travel when required.
 
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Assistant General Counsel - Wholesale Lending Services, Commercial Banking VP
Refer job# CQPX140762
 
Assistant General Counsel - Wholesale Lending Services, Commercial Banking VP Responsibilities: Partnering with Risk, Control and Compliance colleagues regarding operational and regulatory risk and control issues. Identifying and mitigating risks (legal, reputational and other). Participating on cross line of business projects on a variety of subjects. Undertaking a review of existing WLS procedures and instituting an ongoing sustainable review process for such procedures. Counseling WLS staff on documenting, booking and servicing of loans and on forms, policies, procedures and job aids . Providing legal interpretations of federal and state regulations and their applicability to WLS. Preparing and updating standard forms and procedures. Coordinating appropriate legal training for the WLS businesses. Coordinating with the legal contacts in the other LOBs that WLS supports. Attending and participating in various standing WLS meetings.

Qualifications: JD Degree with 5+ years of relevant legal experience in commercial or real estate lending at a law firm and/or in-house legal department at a large bank or other financial services company. Attorney candidate must be in compliance with all relevant licensing requirements including those of the jurisdiction where the role will be located prior to commencement of employment. The strategic vision to anticipate legal issues for different businesses and business models. The ability to lead, manage, and pull teams together to drive change and collaboration across a variety of functional areas. The ability to prioritize work, manage a large number of issues at one time, and interact with senior and executive management. Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Knowledge of the legal and regulatory requirements for commercial banking businesses is strongly preferred. Collegial; able to maintain good relationships with clients and colleagues. Demonstrated problem solving and project management skills, judgment and character.
 
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Senior Counsel - Employment Attorney
Refer job# VXSP140777
 
Senior Counsel - Employment Attorney Duties: Serving as legal advisor to business leaders, HR, and other legal professionals, on managing risk associated with employment laws in the United States, including Title VII, FMLA, ADA, FLSA, WARN and the ADEA; Advising and counseling HR and the business on recruiting talent; restrictive covenants; disciplinary actions, terminations, OFCCP affirmative action plans and related audits; Managing, assisting with and handling matters at administrative agencies, including the EEOC and State Fair Employment Agencies; drafting position statements; appearing at fact-finding conferences and attend mediations; handling matters with other administrative agencies, such as OFCCP audits and DOL audits and wage-claim issues; Assisting with the investigation of employment and employee related claims; Contributing to the development of internal policies, guidelines, toolkits and job-aids on Employment law and business issues, including updating policies and processes to reflect legal developments and operational changes. Supporting strategic projects, advising HR, Legal and business operations management; Providing operational and strategic support in relation to working with contractors; Managing outside counsel relationships with law firms on assigned matters, including managing budgets. Counseling, guiding, and supporting other Legal Department attorneys as appropriate, to ensure Alight best practices regarding our colleagues are incorporated in client and vendor agreements; Working closely with Compliance.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited U.S. law school, Bar admission in Illinois. 4-7 years of employment law experience in a law firm and/or in-house legal position. Desired Knowledge/Skills: Knowledge of Canadian employment law. Familiarity with in-house corporate law department. Share purpose and values, including high ethical standards, teamwork, client service, work ethic and positive attitude; Written communication skills to compose complex reports, legal documents, proposals, and business plans, and to adequately explain complexities; Oral communication skills to communicate with customers, co-workers, direct reports, and business contacts in a courteous and professional manner; Interpersonal skills to negotiate key business strategies or significant agreements favorable to the Company, reconciling differences to arrive at acceptable solutions; Ability to read, analyze and interpret legal documents, financial reports, business plans and strategies, and professional journals; Knowledge related to accomplishing organizational objectives, even when information is vague and details are absent or difficult to obtain; Strength in diplomacy, logic, and problem-solving; Focused client-service, with timely responses to requests and provision of responsive, accurate information; Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook; Experience with legal research services (i.e. Lexis, Westlaw) and sources including online research tools and PACER; Solid knowledge and understanding of legal ethics rules and handling highly confidential information discreetly and professionally.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Legal - Assistant General Counsel - Government Investigations And Regulatory Enforcement - Vp
Refer job# TOSQ140738
 
Legal - Assistant General Counsel - Government Investigations and Regulatory Enforcement VP The candidate join Litigation/ Government Investigations & Regulatory Enforcement group. Represent frim before government agencies, regulators and SROs in connection with investigations and inquiries. Work closely with line-of-business legal and compliance personnel on government investigations and regulatory matters. Draft correspondence and submissions, and interact with staff members. Advise firm regarding legal issues relating to investigations and inquiries. Conduct internal reviews and investigations. Assist with internal and regulatory audits. Participate in periodic compliance training.

A J.D. or educational equivalent required. Attorney candidates must be in compliance with all relevant licensing requirements including the requirements of the jurisdiction where the role will be located prior to commencement of employment. In-depth experience with regulatory issues is required. Must have at least 5 years of relevant firm, in-house and/or government experience practicing law post-J.D. Legal experience working for government agencies, regulators and/or SROs in connection with investigations and inquiries combined with either in-house or law firm experience with government and regulatory enforcement investigations is required. Should have strong interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills. Must have strong oral and written communication skills.
 
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Associate Tax Counsel
Refer job# WUMJ140725
 
Associate Tax Counsel The candidate will perform research and provides written analysis of tax and wealth transfer policy, law, developments and trends for internal partner education, sales, marketing, and media coverage, both independently and in support of senior level tax and wealth planning partners. Supports the delivery of direct client service in the area of tax and wealth transfer in complex circumstances and provides direct client service in less complex circumstances. Supports the development of tax and wealth transfer resources for use by client service partners and clients. Prepares tax and wealth transfer presentations for internal and external use. Reviews, summarizes, creates flow charts and models wealth transfer under will and trust agreements; uses software to prepare financial modeling of wealth transfers. Presents on tax and wealth transfer topics to internal partners and to external professional organizations as appropriate for skill and knowledge level. Expands technical tax and wealth transfer expertise. Adheres to applicable regulatory, risk management and compliance best practices and standards. Actively engages in the cultivation of peer level professional advisor relationships. JD degree is required. Should have 2+ years legal/tax experience. Adaptive professional adept at working in a team environment to provide a customized client experience in collaboration with internal and external partners and advisors are essential. Effective written and verbal communicator, refined analytical and organizational skills are essential. Knowledge of tax and wealth transfer area and commitment to ongoing augmentation of expertise is essential.
 
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Corporate Counsel
Refer job# EZGH140710
 
Corporate Counsel The candidate will negotiate, structure, and close OEM, MSP, Reseller and Customer contracts, working directly with the company's Sales and Business Development organizations in the Americas. Will help develop and mature the operational model for the company's contract negotiation and management processes. Assist in the development and localization of contract templates, playbooks and SOPs. Partner closely with the company's partner and sales organizations on such other projects and regulatory issues as may be required. Help build and strengthen communications and relationships between the Legal and client departments. Help manage incoming agreements that are received from various departments within the company. Work with an international organization on groundbreaking Big Data technology that's having a real impact, across the globe, with unlimited use cases and massive market opportunity. Partner with co-workers who are sharp and motivated, combined with a company culture that is open, welcoming and unique.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree from a top law school. Should have license to practice law in one of the 50 states. Must have 3-6 years of experience in the drafting and negotiation of technology contracts at a major national or international law firm, excellent judgment, and are able to balance legal risks with business strategy. Experience with, or at least a good working knowledge of, open source business models and related legal issues is a major plus. Familiarity with data protection and privacy issues and concerns in the context of technology transactions is a significant plus. Prior experience representing high-growth or startup technology companies is strongly preferred. Some travel may be required.
 
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Legal - Assistant General Counsel - Consumer Banking Vice President
Refer job# FDDQ140631
 
Legal - Assistant General Counsel - Consumer Banking Vice President The candidate will provide practical and actionable legal advice regarding federal and state laws and regulations applicable to consumer banking products and sales, safe deposit box support, as well as bank branching and field operations. Advise with respect to checking and savings products and services, ATMs, customer-facing content, and related issues. Partner with Business, Compliance, Controls and Risk leadership to support business objectives and well run, controlled and compliant operations. Partner with colleagues across the Legal Department. Must have 7+ years relevant experience practicing law post-JD, including experience in private practice advising financial institutions with respect to legal and regulatory issues or relevant in-house experience. Should have JD degree or educational equivalent. Attorney candidates must be in compliance with all relevant licensing requirements including the requirements of the jurisdiction where the role will be located prior to commencement of employment is needed. Knowledge and understanding of retail banking operations, products and services and a keen understanding and knowledge of the applicable regulatory environment and framework applicable to a large banking organization is must. Excellent legal skills and judgment including the ability to interpret and explain statutes and regulations is essential. Experience with digital, electronic and mobile banking and transactions is preferred.
 
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Corporate Counsel
Refer job# SHGO140604
 
Corporate Counsel The candidate will be responsible for the management of the contracting process with multi-family clients, advising senior members of management team on other corporate legal matters, other projects as needed and assigned by the company. Will be negotiating, writing, and executing agreements and contracts on behalf of the company. Offer counsel on a variety of legal issues. Advising on contract status, legal risks, and legal liabilities associated with corporate transactions. Advising executives within the company. Researching and anticipating unique legal issues that could impact the company. Reviewing, advertising, and marketing materials to ensure compliance with legal requirements. Working alongside other departments within the company. Providing training to the company on legal topics. Must have law degree from a recognized university. Must be admitted to a recognized Bar. 5+ years of experience gained in a large law firm and/or in-house with major firm preferred. Must have strong interpersonal and presentation skills. Must have ability to effectively communicate with others at all levels of the organization and strong negotiating skills with both legal and financial/commercial issues. Must have computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office products and CRM.
 
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Corporate Counsel (transactional)
Refer job# AVMA140574
 
Corporate Counsel (Transactional) The candidate will play a critical role supporting the Legal Department s work-flows and pro-active projects. Will provide wide-ranging, timely day-to-day advice on acquisition matters and other corporate transactions as needed. Interface with and supervise outside counsel on transactional matters. Provide other in-house legal services as needed, including credit agreements, real estate agreements, provider agreements, vendor agreements and other commercial contracts. Assist with securities related issues and ensure compliance with applicable securities laws. Conduct legal research as needed. Respond to day-to-day inquiries from internal stake-holders on a wide-range of legal subjects and consult with other in-house attorneys as needed. Work on special projects to support the work of the Legal Department and the needs of the Company. Work with a contract management system and develop meaningful reports and dashboards. Respond to multiple and changing priorities as part of the daily workflow. Provide timely turnaround on requests for legal review of contracts.

The candidate must have JD degree from an accredited law school. Must be Member in good standing of State Bar (Illinois preferred). Must have 4 years of relevant experience at a medium or large law firm. Must have excellent drafting and negotiation skills. Must possess integrity and a strong moral and ethical compass. Must have ability to proactively identify and analyze potential legal issues, and to develop creative and business focused legal advice and solutions. Must have excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects at once, follow through and meet deadlines. Strong oral and written communication skills needed. Familiarity with federal and state healthcare laws is desired. Experience developing and refining contract processes, as well as developing templates to enhance standardization and systemization is desired. Significant experience drafting transactional documents and commercial contracts is desired.
 
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Vice President Legal - Assistant General Counsel - Litigation
Refer job# DVVO140524
 
Vice President Legal - Assistant General Counsel - Litigation The candidate will handle and manage litigation, including consumer class actions, and to provide legal advice, services and counsel on matters affecting Consumer Banking, Business Banking, and Chase Wealth Management as well as Auto Finance and Credit Card. Will work with management and internal/external counsel on a significant volume of litigation matters. Draft legal documents, conduct legal research, prepare motion papers and pleadings, analyze civil complaints and subpoenas and appear in court as required. Prepare case management reports, provide legal advice to these consumer-oriented businesses, manage outside counsel, and liaison with regulatory authorities. Represent the interests offirm Bank, N.A., or Chase Bank USA, N.A. in retail banking, investments and credit card litigation matters. Must have Juris Doctorate degree or educational equivalent. Must have 5+ years of experience practicing law post-JD as a litigator in a corporate law department and/or law practice. Experience in consumer financial services litigation in retail banking is required. Proven experience developing and maintaining internal and external client relationships is essential. Experience preparing legal documentation and pleadings is essential. Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skill is required. Should have working knowledge of the Uniform Commercial Code, Electronic Funds Transfer Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Regulation E, Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and related banking and consumer fraud statutes Consumer financial services litigation experience in consumer banking and/or retail investments and internal investigations is essential.
 
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