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Associate Claim Counsel, Surety Construction Services

Naperville IL Associate Claim Counsel, Surety Construction Services Duties: Maintain all necessary active adjusters licenses and remain current with all CE credit requirements. Within authority limit, analyze, investigate, negotiate and resolve low to moderate severity claims with active supervision by claims management. Enhance decision making skills and confidence necessary to make appropriate decisions within own claim authority and to make appropriate recommendations to management when necessary. Learn operational policies, procedures, workflow and performance standards in order to comply with all regulatory and Bond customer service standards. Be accountable for accurate documentation/information in claim file and Bond Claim Management System (BCMS). Learn and adhere to Claim documentation standards (e.g. coverage analysis, reserve and settlement rationale, current diary). Prepare reports (e.g. Large Loss Memos, quarterly claim, EC, trial, class action) to management that accurately reflect loss development, potential/actual financial exposure, coverage issues, and claim and recovery strategies. Surety: Proactively optimize pre-loss recovery opportunities through indemnitors and collateral. Identify all recovery opportunities and coordinate recovery efforts with the Recovery Management Unit and claims management. Within authority limit, retain, monitor, manage and approve payments to outside counsel on routine litigation matters, actively utilizing litigation management plans and budgets. Guidance is needed for non-routine litigation. Learn and utilize negotiating skills and strategies within a litigation and non-litigation context. Keep claims management apprised of all claims being handled, seeking input and guidance, as necessary, for prompt resolution. Communicate reserve adjustments to underwriting. Learn and develop product knowledge. Gain an overall understanding of all Bond Business Units and Travelers businesses. Recognize issues with broader implications to Bond and Travelers. Represent Surety in claim strategic initiatives (or lead team); lead Surety Claim strategic initiatives. Share newsletters, webinar information, case analyses, results of defense counsels legal research and/or litigation strategies with underwriting, Claim and Claim management. Maintain an active license in the state of your principal office location and remain current with all CLE credits. Provide legal support to business partners. Review and analyze forms to provide input on legal advice and risk analysis to underwriting. Participate in drafting indemnity agreements and riders. Review transactional documents to provide legal advice and risk analysis to business partners. Review customer contracts to provide input on legal advice and risk analysis of contract language. Provide legal advice on litigation strategies. Research legal issues for business partners and claim team. Participate in drafting indemnity agreements and riders (Surety Claim). Maintain current knowledge of relevant legal issues and trends in the surety market place through review of legal publications.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. JD Degree required. Properly licensed, registered or authorized, and in good standing, to practice law in the jurisdiction in which will be working. 1-3 years of surety claim handling, construction claim/litigation or other related experience strongly preferred. Maintain an active license in the state of your principal office location and remain current with all CLE credits.
Legal 1 - 3 Full-time 2020-04-02

Associate Claim Counsel, Surety Construction Services

Chicago IL Associate Claim Counsel, Surety Construction Services Duties: Maintain all necessary active adjusters licenses and remain current with all CE credit requirements. Within authority limit, analyze, investigate, negotiate and resolve low to moderate severity claims with active supervision by claims management. Enhance decision making skills and confidence necessary to make appropriate decisions within own claim authority and to make appropriate recommendations to management when necessary. Learn operational policies, procedures, workflow and performance standards in order to comply with all regulatory and Bond customer service standards. Be accountable for accurate documentation/information in claim file and Bond Claim Management System (BCMS). Learn and adhere to Claim documentation standards (e.g. coverage analysis, reserve and settlement rationale, current diary). Prepare reports (e.g. Large Loss Memos, quarterly claim, EC, trial, class action) to management that accurately reflect loss development, potential/actual financial exposure, coverage issues, and claim and recovery strategies. Surety: Proactively optimize pre-loss recovery opportunities through indemnitors and collateral. Identify all recovery opportunities and coordinate recovery efforts with the Recovery Management Unit and claims management. Within authority limit, retain, monitor, manage and approve payments to outside counsel on routine litigation matters, actively utilizing litigation management plans and budgets. Guidance is needed for non-routine litigation. Learn and utilize negotiating skills and strategies within a litigation and non-litigation context. Keep claims management apprised of all claims being handled, seeking input and guidance, as necessary, for prompt resolution. Communicate reserve adjustments to underwriting. Learn and develop product knowledge. Gain an overall understanding of all Bond Business Units and Travelers businesses. Recognize issues with broader implications to Bond and Travelers. Represent Surety in claim strategic initiatives (or lead team); lead Surety Claim strategic initiatives. Share newsletters, webinar information, case analyses, results of defense counsels legal research and/or litigation strategies with underwriting, Claim and Claim management. Maintain an active license in the state of your principal office location and remain current with all CLE credits. Provide legal support to business partners. Review and analyze forms to provide input on legal advice and risk analysis to underwriting. Participate in drafting indemnity agreements and riders. Review transactional documents to provide legal advice and risk analysis to business partners. Review customer contracts to provide input on legal advice and risk analysis of contract language. Provide legal advice on litigation strategies. Research legal issues for business partners and claim team. Participate in drafting indemnity agreements and riders (Surety Claim). Maintain current knowledge of relevant legal issues and trends in the surety market place through review of legal publications.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. JD Degree required. Properly licensed, registered or authorized, and in good standing, to practice law in the jurisdiction in which will be working. 1-3 years of surety claim handling, construction claim/litigation or other related experience strongly preferred. Maintain an active license in the state of your principal office location and remain current with all CLE credits.
Legal 1 - 3 Full-time 2020-04-02

Senior Corporate Counsel, Product

Chicago IL Senior Corporate Counsel, Product The candidate will provide guidance to executives, engineers and product managers on issues related to new and existing services, products, and features throughout the entire product lifecycle. Will serve as a resident expert and resource on issues related to SaaS product lifecycle and data protection as these topics relate to Salesforce's non-profit platform, products, and services. Review and negotiate complex agreements with service providers and technology partners, as well as advise executive leadership and product management on such transactions. Provide strategic and timely client training on relevant issues. Build cross-functional relationships with business teams as well as other members of the legal department.

The candidate should have Juris Doctor Degree and admitted to practice in at least one US jurisdiction. Must have 8+ years of combined experience in law firm and/or in-house legal department, preferably in the technology industry, with significant transactional and product counseling experience. Must be familiar with key regulatory requirements in the SaaS space, including privacy and data protection issues. Substantive expertise in laws governing philanthropy organizations, non-profits, donations, and payment processing is required. Must have substantive expertise in privacy laws (GDPR, CCPA, E-Privacy). In-house experience at a technology company is preferred. Familiarity with COPPA is desired. Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) is plus.
Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2020-03-31

Corporate Counsel

Chicago IL Corporate Counsel The candidate will draft and negotiate all types of agreements, including services contracts, vendor contracts, talent/influencer agreements, rights releases, non-disclosure and sponsorship agreements. Will counsel with regard to intellectual property, privacy and FTC disclosure guidelines. Assist in the creation and implementation of corporate policy. Support litigation/dispute management, regulatory matters, and employment issues. Should preferably have 3-5 years of transactional experience in-house or at a law firm. Working knowledge of intellectual property law is desirable. Legal 3 - 5 Full-time 2020-03-19

Senior Counsel - International

Chicago IL Senior Counsel - International The candidate will be responsible for : drafting, negotiating, and implementing complex distribution, licensing and other commercial arrangements, and maintaining compliance with all regulations and requirements; Will serve as primary or support counsel on joint ventures, strategic partnerships, IP development and licensing arrangements, distribution and brewing agreements, and other business transactions in markets; Maintain a current in-depth knowledge with respect to applicable US federal and state laws, and the laws of the jurisdictions in which the division operates, including Central and South America and the Caribbean; Ensure compliance with all applicable laws and company policies across the L&E division. Facilitate, organize, and provide substantive support, program management and execution to procurement, supply chain, HR and commercial departments supporting initiatives. Support legal entity management and treasury functions, including formation documents, operating agreements, corporate resolutions, officer certificates, intercompany agreements, for local entities.

The candidate must have a Juris Doctorate and are licensed or eligible to be licensed to practice in Illinois. Must have 5 years of experience in private or in-house practice. Should have ability to read, write and speak in both English and Spanish. Previous experience in negotiating and drafting complex commercial agreements with significant responsibility for handling own work load with minimum supervision. Should have experience with Mergers & Acquisitions, financing documents and other complex agreements. Should be commercially astute with strong numerical strengths and understanding of how brands contribute to financial growth.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2020-03-15

Intermediate Counsel

Chicago IL Intermediate Counsel The candidate will provide high level legal support to the Company's managers, business leaders and real estate professionals across several business lines. Responsibilities include drafting, reviewing and negotiating various transactional documents and providing thoughtful legal counsel on a multitude of Company-related business issues. Draft and/or negotiate commercial brokerage, property management and other real estate services agreements as well as other legal instruments to protect the Company's interests. Support legal department leaders and senior attorneys with transactional assignments, legal research and other projects as needed. Provide legal counsel and guidance to managers, business leaders and sales professionals relating to the Company's business activities. Appropriately identify and analyze legal issues with an understanding of how to appropriately balance risk and the Company's ability to pursue its business interests. Maintain current knowledge of the law in areas of special interest to the Company. Investigate claims and complaints by or against the Company, including interviewing relevant parties and preparing reports based on findings. Develop and conduct legal trainings (either live or via zoom) on various legal topics relevant to risk management. Respond promptly to the business while delivering efficient and high-quality legal service. Other duties as may be assigned. Qualifications required: J.D. from ABA accredited university. Member of Illinois State Bar (or other regional state bar) in good standing. Juris Doctorate with 5 years of in-house or private practice experience that is directly related to the specified duties and responsibilities. Experience in drafting and negotiating contracts (with a preference to professionals who have experience with commercial real estate, and specifically brokerage and property management related agreements, and other related documents). Experience with handling preliminary legal claim analysis and investigation. Excellent analytical, negotiation, communication, problem-solving and drafting skills. Strong legal analysis skills with the ability to integrate legal advice and business knowledge, while providing balanced advice regarding risks and benefits. Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2020-03-15

Senior Legal Counsel - Employment Law

Lisle IL Senior Legal Counsel - Employment Law The candidate will provide daily counsel to human resources and business units on substantive legal areas including recruiting, hiring, employee relations, discipline and terminations, leave of absence management, and compliance and benefits. Should be working closely with internal clients on all aspects of employment law and HR issues to support their legal needs in the Americas, primarily in the USA, but also jurisdictions such as Canada, Brazil and Mexico. Would also manage external counsel in litigation and administrative agency matters. Would handle responses to demand letters through closure and occasionally draft position statements. Other areas of responsibility could include advising on employment-related provisions in contracts and acquisitions, reviewing and revising internal policies and corporate communications, and joining the Americas Employment Law Team in training initiatives. This role will report to the Americas Employment Law Lead.

The candidate should have Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school. At least 5 years of work experience including employment law experience in a law firm and/or in-house position. Strong knowledge of employment law and practices in the U.S.A. Experience with employment-related litigation. Demonstrated effective written communication skills. Admission in good standing to practice law in at least one state in the United states and eligible to practice as in-house counsel. Ability to work autonomously and independently. Knowledge of employment law and practices in a variety of states and/or non-U.S. jurisdictions in the Americas. Desire to train and coach stakeholders at every opportunity in day-to-day interactions.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2020-03-13

Employment Counsel

Arlington Heights IL Employment Counsel Duties: Negotiating, writing and oversight of agreements and contracts on behalf of the company. Advising on contract status, legal risks, and the legal liabilities associated with different deals. Researching and anticipating unique legal issues that could impact the company. Reviewing advertising and marketing materials to ensure that they are in compliance with legal requirements. Advising and analyzing risk on employment law matters, including hiring, termination, discipline, accommodation, leave, wage and hour compliance, etc. Prepare and deliver training on employment and labor issues to Country and HR Managers on a variety of topics in a timely and useful manner in response to specific legal needs and inquiries. Provide guidance on, drafting and review of Employee Handbook and related policies and procedures. Responsible for Company awareness of US and Canadian legislation affecting employment and labor issues for the business. Assist General Counsel with other matters, as they arise. Manage appointed counsel, including identifying the appropriate legal support, negotiating fees and controlling legal costs.

Qualifications: Law Degree and admission to the State Bar. 5+ years of experience including counseling, training contracts, employment labor legal issues and some litigation. A mix of both in-house corporate and law-firm experience. Understanding of legal and policy issues related to payroll and tax withholding, unemployment insurance, health insurance, and 401k plans. Knowledge of core labor and employment laws and regulations, with specific knowledge of Texas, Louisiana, California and Canada jurisdictions a plus. Experience in drafting and negotiating employee agreements, contracts and other legal documents, including confidentiality and non-compete, agreements, memoranda on legal research, and severance agreements. Experience with employee benefits and knowledge of benefit systems, including operating in a diverse environment, coordinating the services of external legal advisors and attorneys on claims. Must be commercially aware and be able to develop business-led solutions while driving the risk management agenda. Ability to be fully engaged within the business and to communicate at all levels. Excellent attention to detail with a pride taken in producing timely, accurate and well laid out documentation. Proven ability to efficiently manage projects and large volumes of work. Strong time management, prioritization, and organizational skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2020-03-12

Insurance Claims Counsel (directors and Officers)

Chicago IL Insurance Claims Counsel (Directors and Officers) The candidate will perform all core aspects of in-house claims management. Strategize and maximize early settlement opportunities for Executive Risks Claims. Draft and Review coverage analyses. Monitor litigation and managing local defense counsel. Continually assess exposures and adequacy of claim reserves. Drive employee engagement by exhibiting passion about the company, values, business and customers. Take lead in managing high exposure claims on team. Monitor litigation and manage local defense counsel. Attend mediations and/or settlement conferences where appropriate. Assist in preparing and presenting quarterly reserving packs. Actively participate in the Claims/UW/Actuarial feedback loop. Keep senior claims management adequately and appropriately informed of key issues. Liaising directly on daily basis with insureds and brokers. Maintain timely and accurate file documentation/information in claims management system. JD from an ABA-accredited law school required. Bar admission in good standing required. 5 years of professional experience in the area of Executive Risks with an insurance carrier or litigation experience in Executive Risks with particular focus on D&O required. Litigation and mediation experience needed. Ability to analyze liability and potential damages exposure required. Experience monitoring outside counsel needed. Experience negotiating allocation issues needed. Experience drafting or reviewing litigation budgets required. Experience recommending or setting reserves required. Experience handling large volume of claims or litigation matters needed. Ability to manage case load independently and meet time lines required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Strong ability to establish rapport and build relationships with clients required. Leadership and people management skills required. Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2020-03-11

Senior Counsel, Securities and Treasury

Moline IL Senior Counsel, Securities and Treasury The candidate will provide advanced legal counsel in support of complex funding transactions of Company. Will draft and manage legal contracting of transactions to fund Company activities. Provide counsel include securitization transactions, international public debt offerings, and revolving credit facilities.

The candidate should have Juris doctorate degree. Should have 10+ years of experience with securities laws and regulations. Expertise in some or all of the following needed: Drafting and managing legal contracting of commercial paper-back up credit facilities; Complex funding transactions; Commercial paper; Medium Term Notes; Asset Backed Securities transactions. Advanced knowledge and experience of securities laws and regulations essential. Advanced knowledge of complex financial transactions needed.
Legal 10 - 0 Full-time 2020-03-07
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Associate Claim Counsel, Surety Construction Services
Refer job# YICT149013
 
Associate Claim Counsel, Surety Construction Services Duties: Maintain all necessary active adjusters licenses and remain current with all CE credit requirements. Within authority limit, analyze, investigate, negotiate and resolve low to moderate severity claims with active supervision by claims management. Enhance decision making skills and confidence necessary to make appropriate decisions within own claim authority and to make appropriate recommendations to management when necessary. Learn operational policies, procedures, workflow and performance standards in order to comply with all regulatory and Bond customer service standards. Be accountable for accurate documentation/information in claim file and Bond Claim Management System (BCMS). Learn and adhere to Claim documentation standards (e.g. coverage analysis, reserve and settlement rationale, current diary). Prepare reports (e.g. Large Loss Memos, quarterly claim, EC, trial, class action) to management that accurately reflect loss development, potential/actual financial exposure, coverage issues, and claim and recovery strategies. Surety: Proactively optimize pre-loss recovery opportunities through indemnitors and collateral. Identify all recovery opportunities and coordinate recovery efforts with the Recovery Management Unit and claims management. Within authority limit, retain, monitor, manage and approve payments to outside counsel on routine litigation matters, actively utilizing litigation management plans and budgets. Guidance is needed for non-routine litigation. Learn and utilize negotiating skills and strategies within a litigation and non-litigation context. Keep claims management apprised of all claims being handled, seeking input and guidance, as necessary, for prompt resolution. Communicate reserve adjustments to underwriting. Learn and develop product knowledge. Gain an overall understanding of all Bond Business Units and Travelers businesses. Recognize issues with broader implications to Bond and Travelers. Represent Surety in claim strategic initiatives (or lead team); lead Surety Claim strategic initiatives. Share newsletters, webinar information, case analyses, results of defense counsels legal research and/or litigation strategies with underwriting, Claim and Claim management. Maintain an active license in the state of your principal office location and remain current with all CLE credits. Provide legal support to business partners. Review and analyze forms to provide input on legal advice and risk analysis to underwriting. Participate in drafting indemnity agreements and riders. Review transactional documents to provide legal advice and risk analysis to business partners. Review customer contracts to provide input on legal advice and risk analysis of contract language. Provide legal advice on litigation strategies. Research legal issues for business partners and claim team. Participate in drafting indemnity agreements and riders (Surety Claim). Maintain current knowledge of relevant legal issues and trends in the surety market place through review of legal publications.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. JD Degree required. Properly licensed, registered or authorized, and in good standing, to practice law in the jurisdiction in which will be working. 1-3 years of surety claim handling, construction claim/litigation or other related experience strongly preferred. Maintain an active license in the state of your principal office location and remain current with all CLE credits.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Associate Claim Counsel, Surety Construction Services
Refer job# BFNC149015
 
Associate Claim Counsel, Surety Construction Services Duties: Maintain all necessary active adjusters licenses and remain current with all CE credit requirements. Within authority limit, analyze, investigate, negotiate and resolve low to moderate severity claims with active supervision by claims management. Enhance decision making skills and confidence necessary to make appropriate decisions within own claim authority and to make appropriate recommendations to management when necessary. Learn operational policies, procedures, workflow and performance standards in order to comply with all regulatory and Bond customer service standards. Be accountable for accurate documentation/information in claim file and Bond Claim Management System (BCMS). Learn and adhere to Claim documentation standards (e.g. coverage analysis, reserve and settlement rationale, current diary). Prepare reports (e.g. Large Loss Memos, quarterly claim, EC, trial, class action) to management that accurately reflect loss development, potential/actual financial exposure, coverage issues, and claim and recovery strategies. Surety: Proactively optimize pre-loss recovery opportunities through indemnitors and collateral. Identify all recovery opportunities and coordinate recovery efforts with the Recovery Management Unit and claims management. Within authority limit, retain, monitor, manage and approve payments to outside counsel on routine litigation matters, actively utilizing litigation management plans and budgets. Guidance is needed for non-routine litigation. Learn and utilize negotiating skills and strategies within a litigation and non-litigation context. Keep claims management apprised of all claims being handled, seeking input and guidance, as necessary, for prompt resolution. Communicate reserve adjustments to underwriting. Learn and develop product knowledge. Gain an overall understanding of all Bond Business Units and Travelers businesses. Recognize issues with broader implications to Bond and Travelers. Represent Surety in claim strategic initiatives (or lead team); lead Surety Claim strategic initiatives. Share newsletters, webinar information, case analyses, results of defense counsels legal research and/or litigation strategies with underwriting, Claim and Claim management. Maintain an active license in the state of your principal office location and remain current with all CLE credits. Provide legal support to business partners. Review and analyze forms to provide input on legal advice and risk analysis to underwriting. Participate in drafting indemnity agreements and riders. Review transactional documents to provide legal advice and risk analysis to business partners. Review customer contracts to provide input on legal advice and risk analysis of contract language. Provide legal advice on litigation strategies. Research legal issues for business partners and claim team. Participate in drafting indemnity agreements and riders (Surety Claim). Maintain current knowledge of relevant legal issues and trends in the surety market place through review of legal publications.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. JD Degree required. Properly licensed, registered or authorized, and in good standing, to practice law in the jurisdiction in which will be working. 1-3 years of surety claim handling, construction claim/litigation or other related experience strongly preferred. Maintain an active license in the state of your principal office location and remain current with all CLE credits.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Senior Corporate Counsel, Product
Refer job# OLLV148987
 
Senior Corporate Counsel, Product The candidate will provide guidance to executives, engineers and product managers on issues related to new and existing services, products, and features throughout the entire product lifecycle. Will serve as a resident expert and resource on issues related to SaaS product lifecycle and data protection as these topics relate to Salesforce's non-profit platform, products, and services. Review and negotiate complex agreements with service providers and technology partners, as well as advise executive leadership and product management on such transactions. Provide strategic and timely client training on relevant issues. Build cross-functional relationships with business teams as well as other members of the legal department.

The candidate should have Juris Doctor Degree and admitted to practice in at least one US jurisdiction. Must have 8+ years of combined experience in law firm and/or in-house legal department, preferably in the technology industry, with significant transactional and product counseling experience. Must be familiar with key regulatory requirements in the SaaS space, including privacy and data protection issues. Substantive expertise in laws governing philanthropy organizations, non-profits, donations, and payment processing is required. Must have substantive expertise in privacy laws (GDPR, CCPA, E-Privacy). In-house experience at a technology company is preferred. Familiarity with COPPA is desired. Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) is plus.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Corporate Counsel
Refer job# KJHE148923
 
Corporate Counsel The candidate will draft and negotiate all types of agreements, including services contracts, vendor contracts, talent/influencer agreements, rights releases, non-disclosure and sponsorship agreements. Will counsel with regard to intellectual property, privacy and FTC disclosure guidelines. Assist in the creation and implementation of corporate policy. Support litigation/dispute management, regulatory matters, and employment issues. Should preferably have 3-5 years of transactional experience in-house or at a law firm. Working knowledge of intellectual property law is desirable.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Senior Counsel - International
Refer job# DXWW148873
 
Senior Counsel - International The candidate will be responsible for : drafting, negotiating, and implementing complex distribution, licensing and other commercial arrangements, and maintaining compliance with all regulations and requirements; Will serve as primary or support counsel on joint ventures, strategic partnerships, IP development and licensing arrangements, distribution and brewing agreements, and other business transactions in markets; Maintain a current in-depth knowledge with respect to applicable US federal and state laws, and the laws of the jurisdictions in which the division operates, including Central and South America and the Caribbean; Ensure compliance with all applicable laws and company policies across the L&E division. Facilitate, organize, and provide substantive support, program management and execution to procurement, supply chain, HR and commercial departments supporting initiatives. Support legal entity management and treasury functions, including formation documents, operating agreements, corporate resolutions, officer certificates, intercompany agreements, for local entities.

The candidate must have a Juris Doctorate and are licensed or eligible to be licensed to practice in Illinois. Must have 5 years of experience in private or in-house practice. Should have ability to read, write and speak in both English and Spanish. Previous experience in negotiating and drafting complex commercial agreements with significant responsibility for handling own work load with minimum supervision. Should have experience with Mergers & Acquisitions, financing documents and other complex agreements. Should be commercially astute with strong numerical strengths and understanding of how brands contribute to financial growth.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Intermediate Counsel
Refer job# OHUV148878
 
Intermediate Counsel The candidate will provide high level legal support to the Company's managers, business leaders and real estate professionals across several business lines. Responsibilities include drafting, reviewing and negotiating various transactional documents and providing thoughtful legal counsel on a multitude of Company-related business issues. Draft and/or negotiate commercial brokerage, property management and other real estate services agreements as well as other legal instruments to protect the Company's interests. Support legal department leaders and senior attorneys with transactional assignments, legal research and other projects as needed. Provide legal counsel and guidance to managers, business leaders and sales professionals relating to the Company's business activities. Appropriately identify and analyze legal issues with an understanding of how to appropriately balance risk and the Company's ability to pursue its business interests. Maintain current knowledge of the law in areas of special interest to the Company. Investigate claims and complaints by or against the Company, including interviewing relevant parties and preparing reports based on findings. Develop and conduct legal trainings (either live or via zoom) on various legal topics relevant to risk management. Respond promptly to the business while delivering efficient and high-quality legal service. Other duties as may be assigned. Qualifications required: J.D. from ABA accredited university. Member of Illinois State Bar (or other regional state bar) in good standing. Juris Doctorate with 5 years of in-house or private practice experience that is directly related to the specified duties and responsibilities. Experience in drafting and negotiating contracts (with a preference to professionals who have experience with commercial real estate, and specifically brokerage and property management related agreements, and other related documents). Experience with handling preliminary legal claim analysis and investigation. Excellent analytical, negotiation, communication, problem-solving and drafting skills. Strong legal analysis skills with the ability to integrate legal advice and business knowledge, while providing balanced advice regarding risks and benefits.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Senior Legal Counsel - Employment Law
Refer job# DIIU148854
 
Senior Legal Counsel - Employment Law The candidate will provide daily counsel to human resources and business units on substantive legal areas including recruiting, hiring, employee relations, discipline and terminations, leave of absence management, and compliance and benefits. Should be working closely with internal clients on all aspects of employment law and HR issues to support their legal needs in the Americas, primarily in the USA, but also jurisdictions such as Canada, Brazil and Mexico. Would also manage external counsel in litigation and administrative agency matters. Would handle responses to demand letters through closure and occasionally draft position statements. Other areas of responsibility could include advising on employment-related provisions in contracts and acquisitions, reviewing and revising internal policies and corporate communications, and joining the Americas Employment Law Team in training initiatives. This role will report to the Americas Employment Law Lead.

The candidate should have Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school. At least 5 years of work experience including employment law experience in a law firm and/or in-house position. Strong knowledge of employment law and practices in the U.S.A. Experience with employment-related litigation. Demonstrated effective written communication skills. Admission in good standing to practice law in at least one state in the United states and eligible to practice as in-house counsel. Ability to work autonomously and independently. Knowledge of employment law and practices in a variety of states and/or non-U.S. jurisdictions in the Americas. Desire to train and coach stakeholders at every opportunity in day-to-day interactions.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Employment Counsel
Refer job# ERFB148849
 
Employment Counsel Duties: Negotiating, writing and oversight of agreements and contracts on behalf of the company. Advising on contract status, legal risks, and the legal liabilities associated with different deals. Researching and anticipating unique legal issues that could impact the company. Reviewing advertising and marketing materials to ensure that they are in compliance with legal requirements. Advising and analyzing risk on employment law matters, including hiring, termination, discipline, accommodation, leave, wage and hour compliance, etc. Prepare and deliver training on employment and labor issues to Country and HR Managers on a variety of topics in a timely and useful manner in response to specific legal needs and inquiries. Provide guidance on, drafting and review of Employee Handbook and related policies and procedures. Responsible for Company awareness of US and Canadian legislation affecting employment and labor issues for the business. Assist General Counsel with other matters, as they arise. Manage appointed counsel, including identifying the appropriate legal support, negotiating fees and controlling legal costs.

Qualifications: Law Degree and admission to the State Bar. 5+ years of experience including counseling, training contracts, employment labor legal issues and some litigation. A mix of both in-house corporate and law-firm experience. Understanding of legal and policy issues related to payroll and tax withholding, unemployment insurance, health insurance, and 401k plans. Knowledge of core labor and employment laws and regulations, with specific knowledge of Texas, Louisiana, California and Canada jurisdictions a plus. Experience in drafting and negotiating employee agreements, contracts and other legal documents, including confidentiality and non-compete, agreements, memoranda on legal research, and severance agreements. Experience with employee benefits and knowledge of benefit systems, including operating in a diverse environment, coordinating the services of external legal advisors and attorneys on claims. Must be commercially aware and be able to develop business-led solutions while driving the risk management agenda. Ability to be fully engaged within the business and to communicate at all levels. Excellent attention to detail with a pride taken in producing timely, accurate and well laid out documentation. Proven ability to efficiently manage projects and large volumes of work. Strong time management, prioritization, and organizational skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Insurance Claims Counsel (directors and Officers)
Refer job# MGIZ148832
 
Insurance Claims Counsel (Directors and Officers) The candidate will perform all core aspects of in-house claims management. Strategize and maximize early settlement opportunities for Executive Risks Claims. Draft and Review coverage analyses. Monitor litigation and managing local defense counsel. Continually assess exposures and adequacy of claim reserves. Drive employee engagement by exhibiting passion about the company, values, business and customers. Take lead in managing high exposure claims on team. Monitor litigation and manage local defense counsel. Attend mediations and/or settlement conferences where appropriate. Assist in preparing and presenting quarterly reserving packs. Actively participate in the Claims/UW/Actuarial feedback loop. Keep senior claims management adequately and appropriately informed of key issues. Liaising directly on daily basis with insureds and brokers. Maintain timely and accurate file documentation/information in claims management system. JD from an ABA-accredited law school required. Bar admission in good standing required. 5 years of professional experience in the area of Executive Risks with an insurance carrier or litigation experience in Executive Risks with particular focus on D&O required. Litigation and mediation experience needed. Ability to analyze liability and potential damages exposure required. Experience monitoring outside counsel needed. Experience negotiating allocation issues needed. Experience drafting or reviewing litigation budgets required. Experience recommending or setting reserves required. Experience handling large volume of claims or litigation matters needed. Ability to manage case load independently and meet time lines required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Strong ability to establish rapport and build relationships with clients required. Leadership and people management skills required.
 
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Senior Counsel, Securities and Treasury
Refer job# AIFD148799
 
Senior Counsel, Securities and Treasury The candidate will provide advanced legal counsel in support of complex funding transactions of Company. Will draft and manage legal contracting of transactions to fund Company activities. Provide counsel include securitization transactions, international public debt offerings, and revolving credit facilities.

The candidate should have Juris doctorate degree. Should have 10+ years of experience with securities laws and regulations. Expertise in some or all of the following needed: Drafting and managing legal contracting of commercial paper-back up credit facilities; Complex funding transactions; Commercial paper; Medium Term Notes; Asset Backed Securities transactions. Advanced knowledge and experience of securities laws and regulations essential. Advanced knowledge of complex financial transactions needed.
 
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