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Assistant General Counsel - Corporate and Investment Bank, Custody & Fund Services - VP

Chicago IL Assistant General Counsel - Corporate and Investment Bank, Custody & Fund Services - VP RESPONSIBILITIES: Providing legal guidance and expertise to the Custody & Fund Services business teams including general advice and negotiation and drafting of transaction documentation and contracts. Providing legal guidance and support to other segment teams as needed. Providing legal support to the Collateral Management, Trust, Custody and Fund Services product teams. Working with the business and industry groups to assess and implement new regulatory requirements. Reviewing regulatory disclosures and marketing materials. Assessing legal risk, advising on such risk and reviewing policies and procedures and process changes to mitigate risk. Participating in business and functional teams and committees to provide legal expertise as needed. Participating in industry advocacy groups and legislative lobbying efforts as needed.

Qualifications: JD Degree or educational equivalent required. 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. 5-7 years' experience with a major law firm (or equivalent in-house experience). Background in providing legal services to operationally intensive businesses is preferred. Ability to understand the business needs and partner with the business and controls partners to create solutions; Strong organizational and project management skills; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Pragmatic with excellent business sense; Strong understanding of the interplay between legal and business risk; Ability to interact effectively with clients; Strong negotiation skills; Strong drafting skills; Ability to think outside the box and focus on key points; and Ability to work independently, manage complex projects and multitask successfully in fast-paced and complex business environment.
Legal 5 - 7 Full-time 2019-01-16

Senior Corporate Attorney Litigation

Northbrook IL Senior Corporate Attorney Litigation The candidate will draft and/or review a broad range of documents in connection with pending or threatened legal claims, disputes, investigations and litigation such as demand letters, cease and desist letters, position statements, settlement agreements, pleadings, briefs, motions and related documents. Conduct internal investigations with minimal supervision and in compliance with applicable policies and procedures. Provide legal support and training on legal hold and electronic discovery obligations. Respond to subpoenas served against the Company and/or the Company's employees. Manage outside counsel effectively and efficiently, and consistent with applicable budgets. Work creatively with outside counsel to minimize fees and costs. Identify training needs within client groups and assist in the development and presentation of training on relevant topics. Identify business process improvements that will prevent or minimize the risk of future claims or litigation. Works independently, but keeps managers and Legal leadership team updated and shares guidance/input when appropriate. Reviews analyzes and keeps current on matters related to e-discovery. Perform special projects as assigned. Operate within the Legal budget, and any applicable project specific budgets. Report to an attorney (Grade L4 or above).

The candidate must be licensed to practice law. 7+ years litigation experience, either corporate or law firm is preferred. Significant e-discovery experience and document preservation experience is a plus. Strong drafting, research, negotiation and communication skills are required. Must have ability to travel overnight. Pharmaceutical or other healthcare industry-experience is preferred. Experience conducting investigations is a plus. License to practice law in Illinois is preferred.
Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2019-01-05

Counsel / Corporate Counsel / Senior Corporate Counsel - Commercial

Chicago IL Counsel / Corporate Counsel / Senior Corporate Counsel - Commercial The candidate will play a key role in supporting U.S. Sales and Professional Services organizations in structuring commercial transactions, and drafting and negotiating commercial agreements. 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 of firm

The candidate should have Undergraduate degree and a law degree from highly regarded schools. Must have 5-10 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, Should have excellent written/verbal communication and negotiation skills. Must have ability to maintain strong working relationships with demanding internal clients. Should have familiarity with, or willingness to learn, technical concepts in Web applications.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2019-01-02

Counsel - Finance And Fleet

Chicago IL Counsel - Finance and Fleet Responsibilities: Responsible primarily for supporting and advising the Corporate Finance group within the Legal Department, which provides counsel, advice and legal support to the Treasury department of the Company with respect to corporate finance and banking matters, and, on a more limited basis, to the Fleet team on fleet transactions matters. Works with external corporate finance attorneys and legal professionals in order to ensure timely and effective support with respect to corporate finance, banking and fleet transactions matters, including: Lease and debt financing of aircraft, including offerings of enhanced equipment trust certificates (EETCs). Term loans and revolving credit facilities secured by various assets. Aircraft acquisition and disposition agreements. Participates in the review of the Companys 1934 Act reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission. Provides practical, compliant and strategic legal advice and counsel to Treasury, Fleet, Accounting and management on a variety of issues as matters arise. Functions as a financing and securities law subject matter expert, staying current with developments, trends and practices. Strategically and in a cost-effective manner, manages and partners with outside counsel in financing and securities laws matters.

Qualifications: Bachelors and JD Degree. Bar admission and active member in good standing in at least one state. 5+ years of extensive large firm experience practicing corporate finance and securities law for large, sophisticated companies. Broad knowledge of federal securities laws, aircraft finance instruments and leases, loan agreements, credit and security agreements, and asset sale agreements. Excellent analytical skills and the ability to render persuasive, diplomatic, practical, creative and legally compliant advice in a timely fashion. Excellent business acumen with the judgment and ability to advise on financing and securities law issues within the business context. Excellent written and oral communication skills, especially of complex issues. Excellent interpersonal skills and strong planning/organization abilities. Effective problem-solving and decision-making skills. Proven ability to interact effectively with all levels of corporate management. Ability to handle multiple priorities and handle high-pressure situations and short deadlines. Preferred: Extensive knowledge of aviation financing. Knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc. Airline experience.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2018-12-23

Assistant General Counsel - Employment Counsel

Chicago IL Assistant General Counsel - Employment Counsel, North America Candidate will be working in a global law department that has attorneys on three continents and a senior management team. Will provide practical advice and counseling regarding labor and employment issues including discrimination, disability accommodation, hiring, performance management, discharge/termination, wage and hour, FMLA/ADA, employee privacy, non-compete agreements, protection of trade secrets, EEOC, employee benefits, and other relevant labor and employment issues. Will report directly to the General Counsel. It is anticipated that there may be some international travel.

Qualifications: JD Degree from a respected law school. Excellent academic credentials. 8+ years of professional legal experience. Strong US labor and employment experience. Experience in discipline, counseling, and termination of employees, including determining whether severance is appropriate as well as providing written warnings and separation agreements. Has worked at a large law firm and preferably in house at a large global public corporation. Strong U.S. labor and employment background who could grow into a broader role involving both domestic and international labor and employment matters. Interpersonal Skills. Personal and professional integrity of the highest order. Someone with the strength of character to refuse to cover up problems and elevate them to senior management. Superior intellect, with the ability to think critically and make clear and well-reasoned decisions. Strong business sense and the desire to be a part of a business leadership team. Able to find creative solutions to complex legal problems while maintaining the Companys legal and ethical responsibilities. Strength of character to take and sustain difficult positions; able to say yes , and to say no without alienating others. A mature and confident team player who is comfortable in a non-hierarchical, informal environment where ones recommendations are being constantly challenged by highly intelligent colleagues. Communicates in a clear, concise, understandable manner, both orally and in writing; ability to convey complex legal issues in a manner useful to management. Has a high level of energy, enthusiasm and motivation, along with the skills to help make the company successful. Someone down to earth who does not hold much stock in status but rather is motivated by the opportunity to become fully integrated with the business. Brings a level of international sophistication. Is used to dealing with colleagues from different cultures and has an appreciation of cultural difference.
Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2018-12-22

Assistant General Counsel - Employment Counsel, North America

Chicago IL Assistant General Counsel - Employment Counsel Duties: Provide practical advice and counseling regarding labor and employment issues including discrimination, disability accommodation, hiring, performance management, discharge/termination, wage and hour, FMLA/ADA, employee privacy, non-compete agreements, protection of trade secrets, EEOC, employee benefits, and other relevant labor and employment issues. Will report directly to the General Counsel. May be some international travel to Europe and Australia. Assisting in specialized language on offer letters, sign on bonus agreements, retention agreements, and promissory notes. Provide advice and counsel on all aspects of LOA administration, including drafting notification letters, reasonable accommodation letters, workers compensation carrier and medical provider negotiation, FMLA, ADA, PDL, CFRA and company leave policies. Handle all issues associated with employee drug testing. Conduct background checks and inquire into hiring/interviewing concerns for potential new hires. Expertise in handling misconduct issues including investigations of potential misconduct. Provide day-to-day advice on workers Compensation claims and wage & hour disputes.

Qualifications: JD Degree from a respected law school. Excellent academic credentials. 8+ years of professional legal experience. Has worked at a large law firm and preferably in house at a large global public corporation. Strong U.S. labor and employment background who could grow into a broader role involving both domestic and international labor and employment matters. Experience in discipline, counseling, and termination of employees, including determining whether severance is appropriate as well as providing written warnings and separation agreements. Strong US labor and employment experience. Interpersonal Skills. Personal and professional integrity of the highest order. Someone with the strength of character to refuse to cover up problems and elevate them to senior management. Superior intellect, with the ability to think critically and make clear and well-reasoned decisions. Strong business sense and the desire to be a part of a business leadership team. Able to find creative solutions to complex legal problems while maintaining the Companys legal and ethical responsibilities. Strength of character to take and sustain difficult positions; able to say yes , and to say no without alienating others. A mature and confident team player who is comfortable in a non-hierarchical, informal environment where ones recommendations are being constantly challenged by highly intelligent colleagues. Communicates in a clear, concise, understandable manner, both orally and in writing; ability to convey complex legal issues in a manner useful to management. Has a high level of energy, enthusiasm and motivation, along with the skills to help make the company successful. Someone down to earth who does not hold much stock in status but rather is motivated by the opportunity to become fully integrated with the business. Brings a level of international sophistication. Is used to dealing with colleagues from different cultures and has an appreciation of cultural difference.
Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2018-12-22

Senior Corporate Counsel

Chicago IL Senior Corporate Counsel The candidate will have principal responsibility to provide legal support to Blackstone portfolio companies and to Revantage on legal issues and projects that span the breadth of commercial real estate transactions. Being an astute and business oriented attorney is a key component of the position. Work with Blackstone asset managers, outside counsel, and portfolio company deal teams to create and implement a standardized approach for outside counsel and deal teams to follow for the acquisition and disposition of assets. Oversee outside counsel on commercial real estate transactions from inception to post-closing. Work closely with outside counsel on all transactions. Based on the size of a transaction and deal complexity, select counsel from a preferred list of law firms, to deploy for each transaction. Provide outside counsel with rules of engagement, to include instructions on the scope of work for the engagement, timeline for deliverables, and review letters of engagement. Oversee outside counsel in the negotiation of loan documents with attention to representations, warranties and covenants. Confer with business partners as to impact of covenants on operational matters. Expertise in commercial leasing is essential, including industrial, office or retail assets. Work closely with in-house attorneys, outside counsel, corporate departments, paralegals and field personnel on real estate-related matters. Draft and negotiate a variety of other commercial and corporate contracts, including confidentiality agreements, vendor contracts, consulting agreements and license agreements. Coordinate with the corporate team on corporate matters, LLC agreements, and investment documents as they relate to real estate matters.

The candidate should have 8 years of relevant experience and a solid complex transactional real estate practice background. Must have significant experience within multiple areas of commercial real estate law, including acquisitions and dispositions, development, financing, and joint ventures. Prior experience in-house and in a large or mid-sized law firm with a sophisticated commercial real estate practice is required. Substantial experience in acquisitions and dispositions in more than one of the following asset classes is critical: hotels, office buildings, shopping centers, multi-family complexes, industrial, and senior living facilities. Must have strong drafting, communication, organization and problem-solving skills. Should have knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2018-12-22

Corporate Counsel

Chicago IL Corporate Counsel The candidate will structure, draft and review Customer, Supplier, Employment, Real Estate, & Commercial Property Insurance contractual related documents including Master Service Agreements, Warehouse Leases, Statements of Work, Terms of Service, Addendums, License Agreements, Rev Share Agreements & NDAs to ensure favorable terms for firm. Will implement a company-wide compliance strategy to ensure firm's is compliant with current and future contractual requirements as well as determine path forward to rectify areas where firm's isn t compliant. Understand and document risks of firm's not adhering to contractual obligations and alert management of these risks. Collaborate with Human Resources and provide guidance to the team as it relates to employee relations that may arise (such as discrimination, harassment, health and safety, hiring, termination and other aspects of employment rights and responsibilities). Provide guidance to Ops leadership on legal issues of difficult and complex nature and offer recommendations to resolve issues and minimize risk. Update firm's standard agreements to ensure language is favorable, up to date and includes necessary requirements. Conduct initiative based research, as needed. Support privacy compliance activities (domestic and international), including GDPR, contract review, and provide guidance on privacy policies; data security policies and procedure. Report directly to CFO and work with Finance to support litigation activities regarding claims and bankruptcy. Keep up-to-date of legislative changes that may affect firm.

The candidate must have 3-6 years of experience working at a nationally recognized law firm or in-house legal department. Law degree required and admitted to practice in Illinois, or the ability to register as in-house counsel in IL. Must have experience in corporate matters including lease agreements, license agreements, employment law, immigration law, data privacy, commercial property insurance, risk management, trade secrets and intellectual property. Must have strong interpersonal and consultative communication skills. Must have strong negotiation skills with both legal and financial/commercial issues. Must have experience working with logistics and SaaS-based companies with software and transactional revenue.
Legal 3 - 6 Full-time 2018-12-21

Contracts Counsel

Chicago IL Contracts Counsel The candidate serves as the primary Legal escalation point for deals, and manages internal positions as to operational and risk issues presented in the contracts. Collaborates with Sales, Operations, Finance, Legal, Tax, Insurance, Privacy, and IT Security groups to ensure that agreements meet Company policies and protect the Companys interests. Provides time sensitive support to Account Management teams on Sales transactions while balancing parent companys and companys business needs. Recognizes risks and solves problems in a team environment. Writes legal documents, carefully choosing words. Persuades others and provides creative solutions to resolve issues. Conveys complex and legally complicated information to Business Leaders in a concise and professional manner.

The candidate should preferably have J.D. Degree. Experience in negotiating software licenses and SaaS agreements is preferred. Must have commercial contracts manager or attorney with relevant experience in an in-house corporate legal or contracts management department or procurement, sales, or alliance role. Must be expertise handling negotiations. Significant knowledge of the information technology industry and of related commercial contracts terms is needed. Demonstrated skills in providing effective support to other teams and understanding of corporate environments. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Legal 1 - 0 Full-time 2018-12-21

Corporate Counsel

Hoffman Estates IL Corporate Counsel The candidate will promptly take day-to-day responsibility for work at Omron companies in North America. Various commercial matters for companies. Corporate minute books and appropriate compliance systems. Contract review and approval procedures. Monthly report regarding major legal issues and projects. Other duties and miscellaneous projects as needed. Represent Omron in a professional, ethical, and socially responsible manner. Represents the Omron Guiding Principles through personal and business interactions with employees, distributors, and colleagues. Must have Juris Doctor Degree. Illinois Bar Membership. Should have 4+ years of experience as an attorney in a major law firm. Must have significant experience in commercial contract review and negotiations. Significant experience in litigation is a plus. Strong knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Office 365 and SharePoint experience is a plus. Legal 4 - 0 Full-time 2018-12-19
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Tax Senior Manager
In-House,Allstate Insurance Company,
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Tax Senior Manager The candidate is responsible for developing and implementing tax initiatives and strategies related to the investment portfolio. The Manager will work closely with internal partners, both within and outside of Investments, to prov... + read more

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AVP, Assistant Associate Counsel
In-House,Old Second National Bank.
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Assistant General Counsel - Corporate and Investment Bank, Custody & Fund Services - VP
Refer job# NJWL142051
 
Assistant General Counsel - Corporate and Investment Bank, Custody & Fund Services - VP RESPONSIBILITIES: Providing legal guidance and expertise to the Custody & Fund Services business teams including general advice and negotiation and drafting of transaction documentation and contracts. Providing legal guidance and support to other segment teams as needed. Providing legal support to the Collateral Management, Trust, Custody and Fund Services product teams. Working with the business and industry groups to assess and implement new regulatory requirements. Reviewing regulatory disclosures and marketing materials. Assessing legal risk, advising on such risk and reviewing policies and procedures and process changes to mitigate risk. Participating in business and functional teams and committees to provide legal expertise as needed. Participating in industry advocacy groups and legislative lobbying efforts as needed.

Qualifications: JD Degree or educational equivalent required. 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. 5-7 years' experience with a major law firm (or equivalent in-house experience). Background in providing legal services to operationally intensive businesses is preferred. Ability to understand the business needs and partner with the business and controls partners to create solutions; Strong organizational and project management skills; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Pragmatic with excellent business sense; Strong understanding of the interplay between legal and business risk; Ability to interact effectively with clients; Strong negotiation skills; Strong drafting skills; Ability to think outside the box and focus on key points; and Ability to work independently, manage complex projects and multitask successfully in fast-paced and complex business environment.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Senior Corporate Attorney Litigation
Refer job# LVPF141941
 
Senior Corporate Attorney Litigation The candidate will draft and/or review a broad range of documents in connection with pending or threatened legal claims, disputes, investigations and litigation such as demand letters, cease and desist letters, position statements, settlement agreements, pleadings, briefs, motions and related documents. Conduct internal investigations with minimal supervision and in compliance with applicable policies and procedures. Provide legal support and training on legal hold and electronic discovery obligations. Respond to subpoenas served against the Company and/or the Company's employees. Manage outside counsel effectively and efficiently, and consistent with applicable budgets. Work creatively with outside counsel to minimize fees and costs. Identify training needs within client groups and assist in the development and presentation of training on relevant topics. Identify business process improvements that will prevent or minimize the risk of future claims or litigation. Works independently, but keeps managers and Legal leadership team updated and shares guidance/input when appropriate. Reviews analyzes and keeps current on matters related to e-discovery. Perform special projects as assigned. Operate within the Legal budget, and any applicable project specific budgets. Report to an attorney (Grade L4 or above).

The candidate must be licensed to practice law. 7+ years litigation experience, either corporate or law firm is preferred. Significant e-discovery experience and document preservation experience is a plus. Strong drafting, research, negotiation and communication skills are required. Must have ability to travel overnight. Pharmaceutical or other healthcare industry-experience is preferred. Experience conducting investigations is a plus. License to practice law in Illinois is preferred.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Counsel / Corporate Counsel / Senior Corporate Counsel - Commercial
Refer job# IRMS141921
 
Counsel / Corporate Counsel / Senior Corporate Counsel - Commercial The candidate will play a key role in supporting U.S. Sales and Professional Services organizations in structuring commercial transactions, and drafting and negotiating commercial agreements. 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 of firm

The candidate should have Undergraduate degree and a law degree from highly regarded schools. Must have 5-10 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, Should have excellent written/verbal communication and negotiation skills. Must have ability to maintain strong working relationships with demanding internal clients. Should have familiarity with, or willingness to learn, technical concepts in Web applications.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Counsel - Finance And Fleet
Refer job# NOZH141837
 
Counsel - Finance and Fleet Responsibilities: Responsible primarily for supporting and advising the Corporate Finance group within the Legal Department, which provides counsel, advice and legal support to the Treasury department of the Company with respect to corporate finance and banking matters, and, on a more limited basis, to the Fleet team on fleet transactions matters. Works with external corporate finance attorneys and legal professionals in order to ensure timely and effective support with respect to corporate finance, banking and fleet transactions matters, including: Lease and debt financing of aircraft, including offerings of enhanced equipment trust certificates (EETCs). Term loans and revolving credit facilities secured by various assets. Aircraft acquisition and disposition agreements. Participates in the review of the Companys 1934 Act reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission. Provides practical, compliant and strategic legal advice and counsel to Treasury, Fleet, Accounting and management on a variety of issues as matters arise. Functions as a financing and securities law subject matter expert, staying current with developments, trends and practices. Strategically and in a cost-effective manner, manages and partners with outside counsel in financing and securities laws matters.

Qualifications: Bachelors and JD Degree. Bar admission and active member in good standing in at least one state. 5+ years of extensive large firm experience practicing corporate finance and securities law for large, sophisticated companies. Broad knowledge of federal securities laws, aircraft finance instruments and leases, loan agreements, credit and security agreements, and asset sale agreements. Excellent analytical skills and the ability to render persuasive, diplomatic, practical, creative and legally compliant advice in a timely fashion. Excellent business acumen with the judgment and ability to advise on financing and securities law issues within the business context. Excellent written and oral communication skills, especially of complex issues. Excellent interpersonal skills and strong planning/organization abilities. Effective problem-solving and decision-making skills. Proven ability to interact effectively with all levels of corporate management. Ability to handle multiple priorities and handle high-pressure situations and short deadlines. Preferred: Extensive knowledge of aviation financing. Knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc. Airline experience.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Assistant General Counsel - Employment Counsel
Refer job# RBEB141816
 
Assistant General Counsel - Employment Counsel, North America Candidate will be working in a global law department that has attorneys on three continents and a senior management team. Will provide practical advice and counseling regarding labor and employment issues including discrimination, disability accommodation, hiring, performance management, discharge/termination, wage and hour, FMLA/ADA, employee privacy, non-compete agreements, protection of trade secrets, EEOC, employee benefits, and other relevant labor and employment issues. Will report directly to the General Counsel. It is anticipated that there may be some international travel.

Qualifications: JD Degree from a respected law school. Excellent academic credentials. 8+ years of professional legal experience. Strong US labor and employment experience. Experience in discipline, counseling, and termination of employees, including determining whether severance is appropriate as well as providing written warnings and separation agreements. Has worked at a large law firm and preferably in house at a large global public corporation. Strong U.S. labor and employment background who could grow into a broader role involving both domestic and international labor and employment matters. Interpersonal Skills. Personal and professional integrity of the highest order. Someone with the strength of character to refuse to cover up problems and elevate them to senior management. Superior intellect, with the ability to think critically and make clear and well-reasoned decisions. Strong business sense and the desire to be a part of a business leadership team. Able to find creative solutions to complex legal problems while maintaining the Companys legal and ethical responsibilities. Strength of character to take and sustain difficult positions; able to say yes , and to say no without alienating others. A mature and confident team player who is comfortable in a non-hierarchical, informal environment where ones recommendations are being constantly challenged by highly intelligent colleagues. Communicates in a clear, concise, understandable manner, both orally and in writing; ability to convey complex legal issues in a manner useful to management. Has a high level of energy, enthusiasm and motivation, along with the skills to help make the company successful. Someone down to earth who does not hold much stock in status but rather is motivated by the opportunity to become fully integrated with the business. Brings a level of international sophistication. Is used to dealing with colleagues from different cultures and has an appreciation of cultural difference.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Assistant General Counsel - Employment Counsel, North America
Refer job# SOEV141818
 
Assistant General Counsel - Employment Counsel Duties: Provide practical advice and counseling regarding labor and employment issues including discrimination, disability accommodation, hiring, performance management, discharge/termination, wage and hour, FMLA/ADA, employee privacy, non-compete agreements, protection of trade secrets, EEOC, employee benefits, and other relevant labor and employment issues. Will report directly to the General Counsel. May be some international travel to Europe and Australia. Assisting in specialized language on offer letters, sign on bonus agreements, retention agreements, and promissory notes. Provide advice and counsel on all aspects of LOA administration, including drafting notification letters, reasonable accommodation letters, workers compensation carrier and medical provider negotiation, FMLA, ADA, PDL, CFRA and company leave policies. Handle all issues associated with employee drug testing. Conduct background checks and inquire into hiring/interviewing concerns for potential new hires. Expertise in handling misconduct issues including investigations of potential misconduct. Provide day-to-day advice on workers Compensation claims and wage & hour disputes.

Qualifications: JD Degree from a respected law school. Excellent academic credentials. 8+ years of professional legal experience. Has worked at a large law firm and preferably in house at a large global public corporation. Strong U.S. labor and employment background who could grow into a broader role involving both domestic and international labor and employment matters. Experience in discipline, counseling, and termination of employees, including determining whether severance is appropriate as well as providing written warnings and separation agreements. Strong US labor and employment experience. Interpersonal Skills. Personal and professional integrity of the highest order. Someone with the strength of character to refuse to cover up problems and elevate them to senior management. Superior intellect, with the ability to think critically and make clear and well-reasoned decisions. Strong business sense and the desire to be a part of a business leadership team. Able to find creative solutions to complex legal problems while maintaining the Companys legal and ethical responsibilities. Strength of character to take and sustain difficult positions; able to say yes , and to say no without alienating others. A mature and confident team player who is comfortable in a non-hierarchical, informal environment where ones recommendations are being constantly challenged by highly intelligent colleagues. Communicates in a clear, concise, understandable manner, both orally and in writing; ability to convey complex legal issues in a manner useful to management. Has a high level of energy, enthusiasm and motivation, along with the skills to help make the company successful. Someone down to earth who does not hold much stock in status but rather is motivated by the opportunity to become fully integrated with the business. Brings a level of international sophistication. Is used to dealing with colleagues from different cultures and has an appreciation of cultural difference.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Senior Corporate Counsel
Refer job# ULMT141826
 
Senior Corporate Counsel The candidate will have principal responsibility to provide legal support to Blackstone portfolio companies and to Revantage on legal issues and projects that span the breadth of commercial real estate transactions. Being an astute and business oriented attorney is a key component of the position. Work with Blackstone asset managers, outside counsel, and portfolio company deal teams to create and implement a standardized approach for outside counsel and deal teams to follow for the acquisition and disposition of assets. Oversee outside counsel on commercial real estate transactions from inception to post-closing. Work closely with outside counsel on all transactions. Based on the size of a transaction and deal complexity, select counsel from a preferred list of law firms, to deploy for each transaction. Provide outside counsel with rules of engagement, to include instructions on the scope of work for the engagement, timeline for deliverables, and review letters of engagement. Oversee outside counsel in the negotiation of loan documents with attention to representations, warranties and covenants. Confer with business partners as to impact of covenants on operational matters. Expertise in commercial leasing is essential, including industrial, office or retail assets. Work closely with in-house attorneys, outside counsel, corporate departments, paralegals and field personnel on real estate-related matters. Draft and negotiate a variety of other commercial and corporate contracts, including confidentiality agreements, vendor contracts, consulting agreements and license agreements. Coordinate with the corporate team on corporate matters, LLC agreements, and investment documents as they relate to real estate matters.

The candidate should have 8 years of relevant experience and a solid complex transactional real estate practice background. Must have significant experience within multiple areas of commercial real estate law, including acquisitions and dispositions, development, financing, and joint ventures. Prior experience in-house and in a large or mid-sized law firm with a sophisticated commercial real estate practice is required. Substantial experience in acquisitions and dispositions in more than one of the following asset classes is critical: hotels, office buildings, shopping centers, multi-family complexes, industrial, and senior living facilities. Must have strong drafting, communication, organization and problem-solving skills. Should have knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Corporate Counsel
Refer job# IATD141792
 
Corporate Counsel The candidate will structure, draft and review Customer, Supplier, Employment, Real Estate, & Commercial Property Insurance contractual related documents including Master Service Agreements, Warehouse Leases, Statements of Work, Terms of Service, Addendums, License Agreements, Rev Share Agreements & NDAs to ensure favorable terms for firm. Will implement a company-wide compliance strategy to ensure firm's is compliant with current and future contractual requirements as well as determine path forward to rectify areas where firm's isn t compliant. Understand and document risks of firm's not adhering to contractual obligations and alert management of these risks. Collaborate with Human Resources and provide guidance to the team as it relates to employee relations that may arise (such as discrimination, harassment, health and safety, hiring, termination and other aspects of employment rights and responsibilities). Provide guidance to Ops leadership on legal issues of difficult and complex nature and offer recommendations to resolve issues and minimize risk. Update firm's standard agreements to ensure language is favorable, up to date and includes necessary requirements. Conduct initiative based research, as needed. Support privacy compliance activities (domestic and international), including GDPR, contract review, and provide guidance on privacy policies; data security policies and procedure. Report directly to CFO and work with Finance to support litigation activities regarding claims and bankruptcy. Keep up-to-date of legislative changes that may affect firm.

The candidate must have 3-6 years of experience working at a nationally recognized law firm or in-house legal department. Law degree required and admitted to practice in Illinois, or the ability to register as in-house counsel in IL. Must have experience in corporate matters including lease agreements, license agreements, employment law, immigration law, data privacy, commercial property insurance, risk management, trade secrets and intellectual property. Must have strong interpersonal and consultative communication skills. Must have strong negotiation skills with both legal and financial/commercial issues. Must have experience working with logistics and SaaS-based companies with software and transactional revenue.
 
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Contracts Counsel
Refer job# UZLH141803
 
Contracts Counsel The candidate serves as the primary Legal escalation point for deals, and manages internal positions as to operational and risk issues presented in the contracts. Collaborates with Sales, Operations, Finance, Legal, Tax, Insurance, Privacy, and IT Security groups to ensure that agreements meet Company policies and protect the Companys interests. Provides time sensitive support to Account Management teams on Sales transactions while balancing parent companys and companys business needs. Recognizes risks and solves problems in a team environment. Writes legal documents, carefully choosing words. Persuades others and provides creative solutions to resolve issues. Conveys complex and legally complicated information to Business Leaders in a concise and professional manner.

The candidate should preferably have J.D. Degree. Experience in negotiating software licenses and SaaS agreements is preferred. Must have commercial contracts manager or attorney with relevant experience in an in-house corporate legal or contracts management department or procurement, sales, or alliance role. Must be expertise handling negotiations. Significant knowledge of the information technology industry and of related commercial contracts terms is needed. Demonstrated skills in providing effective support to other teams and understanding of corporate environments. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
 
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Corporate Counsel
Refer job# UIRY141706
 
Corporate Counsel The candidate will promptly take day-to-day responsibility for work at Omron companies in North America. Various commercial matters for companies. Corporate minute books and appropriate compliance systems. Contract review and approval procedures. Monthly report regarding major legal issues and projects. Other duties and miscellaneous projects as needed. Represent Omron in a professional, ethical, and socially responsible manner. Represents the Omron Guiding Principles through personal and business interactions with employees, distributors, and colleagues. Must have Juris Doctor Degree. Illinois Bar Membership. Should have 4+ years of experience as an attorney in a major law firm. Must have significant experience in commercial contract review and negotiations. Significant experience in litigation is a plus. Strong knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Office 365 and SharePoint experience is a plus.
 
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