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Corporate Counsel

Baltimore MD Corporate Counsel Responsibilities: Negotiate and draft a large number of complex SaaS transactions, including master services agreements, renewals and expansion transactions and a variety of other commercial contracts, including data processing agreements, professional services agreements, partner agreements, assignments, and amendments. Design and build legal processes to maintain and enhance growth as we scale. Manage contract documentation, execution and accountability with customers, vendors, and partners. Provide proactive strategic advice regarding business, legal issues, policy and regulatory risks. Analyze legal issues in emerging areas of law and provide effective guidance on complex legal matters including intellectual property, tax, compliance, and trademark. Manage relationships with outside counsel. Provide legal support to sales team on a broad range of commercial agreements in support of sales transactions, from NDA to execution of SaaS agreement. Partner with leadership team on internal legal operations including finances, real estate/leases, taxes, employment law, and fundraising. Provide vision, guidance and supervision to Privacy and Compliance program, including policy development, training, and operations. Contribute to company strategy as a member of the executive leadership team. Participate within Security, Privacy & Compliance council as the Compliance Officer, peered to Security & Privacy officers.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited U.S. law school and license to practice in Maryland. Demonstrated in-house experience, preferably with 3+ years focused on negotiating complex SaaS transactions. Working understanding of HIPAA and its applicability to business associates; deep understanding preferred. Excellent internal and external customer service skills with the ability to communicate respectfully with colleagues and clients. Strong inclination to collaborate amidst rapid change in a heavily regulated industry with complex transactions and liability issues. Mature judgment and impeccable integrity that allows you to conceptualize strategically while providing practical advice that balances risks with the overall business objectives. Ability to contribute both strategically and tactically to ensure details are captured and managed to ensure resiliency with changing business models, best practices, laws. Excellent analytical and written skills, with the ability to identify problems and develop solutions. Humility with the ability to recognize the limits of your own knowledge and proactively solve problems as a member of a team. Detail-oriented, with strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously under pressure. Experience in a SaaS, enterprise software, data privacy, or cybersecurity company is a plus.
Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2019-05-20

Director, Strategic Coverage Counsel Environmental And Mass Tort Claim/asbestos, Life Science, Con

Chevy Chase MD Director, Strategic Coverage Counsel - Environmental and Mass Tort Claim/Asbestos, Life Science, Construction Defect- The candidate will accept referrals of complex coverage matters and other claim-related legal issues from companys Commercial Claim organization, primarily from the Environmental and Mass Tort Claim/Asbestos, Life Sciences, and Construction Defect disciplines. In this role, may also provide assistance from time to time in other lines of business. As a member of our commercial claim legal team, you will perform legal research and analysis of complex coverage issues and provide counsel, guidance, recommendations, and periodic support for training initiatives and other special projects. Work assignments include providing legal advice and litigation support in connection with the most complex and/or severe claims and related coverage issues. Performs a combination of duties in accordance with departmental guidelines: Provides legal and strategic analysis and advice to claim teams and other internal business partners with respect to complex coverage issues and the potential impact of coverage on overall claim exposure and legal risks by researching and analyzing issues in both litigated and non-litigated matters. Partners with claim professionals in developing and executing strategies for handling claim related legal issues that range from simple low impact to complex multi-faceted and high impact. Manages and oversees coverage litigation and serves as the decision point for engaging external counsel, including selecting and working with counsel and assisting with the preparation and editing of briefs and other substantive filings and communications. Develops written and verbal communications regarding coverage with our customers, their counsel, claimants counsel, and others. Develops and drives execution of negotiation strategies for coverage matters. Facilitates claim resolution by engaging directly with customers, claimants, and other insurers through mediations, settlement conferences, and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. Partners with Claim Underwriting and Product Development teams to develop, supplement, and revise policy language. May participate with Senior Management in the development and implementation of claims and business policies. Maintains big-picture perspective while identifying and executing critical strategies and priorities for complex claim-related legal issues. Educates key stakeholders by providing ongoing formal and informal coverage training to our claim teams and other internal business partners. Tracks legal and regulatory changes and advises claim teams and other business partners of the impact of such changes. May perform additional duties as assigned. Reporting Relationship: Typically AVP and above.

The candidate should have Bachelor's degree with JD and admission to the Bar of at least one state. Typically requires 10 years of coverage experience with a law firm and/or insurance carrier with progression in responsibility. May require specific technical/functional area legal experience. Should have senior level knowledge of the law, as well as legal theories, principles, and litigation practices and procedures within an insurance organization. Must have excellent technical and product specific expertise of commercial insurance products. should have 8-10 years of experience, either in an in-house position handling claims of the highest severity, or in a law firm providing legal advice and litigating third-party insurance claims of the highest severity and complexity, and will possess top-tier legal research and communication skills and coverage acumen. Ideal candidates will also have prior experience as a third-party coverage attorney, be admitted to the bar of at least one state, and have substantial experience providing in-house legal support and strategic counsel to claims staff and senior management in connection with third-party lines of business (principally Environmental and Mass Tort/Asbestos, Life Sciences, and Construction Defect). Should have ability to work collaboratively with others to achieve desired results, including helping self and others to excel through building strong relationships. Must have excellent verbal and written communication, negotiation, and presentation skills and the ability to effectively interact with all internal and external business partners. Should have strong negotiation, consultative, and facilitation skills, with the ability to effectively interact with all internal and external business partners. Must have ability to exercise independent judgment and to work with and maintain confidential and sensitive information. Should have excellent analytic and creative problem solving skills, along with senior level skill in managing and resolving highly complex claim-related situations and issues. Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and other business-related software (including Adobe and Westlaw).
Legal 8 - 10 Full-time 2019-05-18

MD and Counsel, Bond and SI, Construction Services Claim

Hunt Valley MD MD and Counsel, Bond and SI, Construction Services Claim The candidate will assume management role in Bond and Specialty Insurance Claim by providing leadership, expertise and technical guidance to a team of claim professionals within the designated line of business of Surety/Construction Services. Will promote operational excellence through the supervision and training of assigned staff. Ensure compliance with Bond and Specialty Insurance Claim policies and procedures, drive claims and litigation strategies, and manage professional development of assigned staff. Provide underwriting business/marketing/legal support to Surety/Construction Services. Maintain all necessary active adjusters licenses and remain current with all CE credit requirements. Directly handle a limited number of Bond and Specialty Insurance - Construction Services Surety Claims, specifically those having the highest degree of complexity, sensitivity and/or financial exposure. Communicate operational policies, procedures and performance standards to staff to ensure compliance with all regulatory and Bond customer service standards. Supervise claim assignment process and proactively monitor staff caseloads to ensure optimum workflow efficiencies. Collaborate with 2nd Vice President in designing and implementing policies and procedures which will facilitate quality claim handling results within the assigned region or product line. Supervise decisions regarding claim handling issues for team of claim professionals while implementing appropriate strategies to ensure quality claims handling by direct reports within authority. Assist 2nd Vice President with Quality Assurance claims review process for assigned business unit as required. Ensure that senior management, underwriters and actuaries are apprised of high-exposure/high sensitivity losses, claim trends, legal decisions, and issues which may impact the product lines underwriting philosophy or overall industry. Review and revise, as necessary, all staff members Large Loss Memos, Quarterly Claim Reports, and other management reports to accurately reflect loss development, potential/actual financial exposure, coverage issues, claim and recovery strategies. Ensure rigorous management of ALA and ULAE by staff through active use of litigation management plans and cost effective claim resolutions (including appropriate business travel). Within designated authority, approve claim settlements, reserve changes, and expense/indemnity payment requests from direct reports and other unit claim professionals (e.g., BCMS approvals). Proactively pursue recovery opportunities through indemnitors and collateral or through identification of potential sources of recovery, to include potential responsible party, co-conspirators, beneficiaries and any third parties (Accountants and Banking Institutions, Scrap Yards, Employment Agencies, E&O, or other insurance, etc.), if applicable. Identify all recovery opportunities and coordinate recovery efforts with the Recovery Management Unit if the election is made by the claim professional not to independently pursue recovery. Consistently apply superior negotiating skills and expertise to drive terms and conditions consistent with Bond and Specialty Insurance standards and drive claim resolution strategy, including when the matter is in litigation. Keep management apprised of status of claims which are beyond authority level. Communicate large reserve adjustments, high exposure/ high sensitivity losses, claim trends, legal decisions and issues which may impact product line to both claim and underwriting. Perform other duties as assigned.

The candidate should have Bachelors degree. Juris doctorate degree is required. Should be properly licensed, registered or authorized, and in good standing, to practice law in the jurisdiction in which you will be working. Must have 10+ years of work experience in a legal (including in-house) or insurance environment. Must have strong communication (written and verbal), influencing, negotiating, listening, and interpersonal skills to effectively develop and maintain productive internal and external relationships.
Legal 10 - 0 Full-time 2019-05-17

Senior Corporate Counsel - Immigration

Bowie MD Senior Corporate Counsel - Immigration The candidate will be responsible for providing full service immigration services related to work visas and permanent residency sponsorship. Will manage and supervise in-house immigration processes, while serving as an expert advisor to managers and foreign national employees on all immigration matters. Manage audits and responses to requests for information; Prepare and file documentation with respect to visa transfers and all others associated with the permanent residency process; Advising internal clients with respect to all pending and active immigration matters; Monitor and apprise the Legal Department and other business partners on legislation, regulations, case law and provide proactive, strategic advice on such matters; Engage directly with clients as well as partner cross - functionally with internal teams to guide compliance and legal parameters surrounding client requests; Develop company policies and procedures as well as guide the successful implementation; and Take on additional assignments and responsibilities as needed. Should have 7-10 years of business immigration experience. Must have extensive knowledge of immigration laws and practice. Should have experience advising business clients on H1-B, TN, OPT, visas as well as PERM I - 140 and I - 485 applications. Must have JD degree and an active member of a state bar in the U.S. Should have experience serving on advisory corporate committees. Legal 7 - 10 Full-time 2019-05-16

Associate General Counsel, Corporate And Securities

Bethesda MD Associate General Counsel, Corporate and Securities The candidate will provide legal support on corporate and securities matters including securities law compliance, capital markets and corporate finance, and corporate governance. Specifically, the position provides legal advice on SEC disclosure issues and assists with preparation of Form 10-K, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, proxy statement and registration statements. Position also supports the insider trading compliance program, including the administration of 10b5-1 trading plans and compliance with Section 16 filing requirements. Also supports Corporate Finance and Treasury functions by providing advice on capital market transactions, financings, credit facility, share repurchases and other matters.

The candidate should have Juris Doctorate. Must be admitted to practice law and a member in good standing in at least one state. Should have 5 years of experience focused on providing legal advice with regard to securities law compliance and corporate finance at a law firm, the SEC or a corporate legal department. Must be able to work independently and without close supervision and have demonstrated ability to participate in, and lead, cross-functional teams. Must be skilled in writing and communicating concisely and precisely. Should preferably have 8 years of experience practicing law.
Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2019-05-13

Vice President And Senior Counsel - Privacy & Data Security

Bethesda MD Vice President and Senior Counsel - Privacy and Data Security The candidate will provide legal support to the companys growing Global Privacy and Data Security Governance program. Will work closely with the Companys Global Chief Compliance Counsel and Global Chief Privacy Officer. While privacy and data security will be the main responsibilities, will help support the Companys Legal and Ethical Compliance program, which includes the following key compliance risk areas: anti-corruption and anti-bribery, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the UK Bribery Act; Office of Foreign Assets Control and economic sanctions laws; and other critical areas as designated from time-to-time by the General Counsel and the Global Compliance Counsel. Provide strategic legal counsel and privacy advice to key internal business partners and work to understand their business processes, applications, projects and technologies to ensure compliance with privacy laws and embed privacy and data security requirements and controls into projects, products and services. Interact with Senior Leadership on various privacy matters, providing overview, insight, guidance and recommendations. Oversee and draft privacy and data security policies, notices, standards, controls and other practices and processes cross-functionally and as a part of global operations. Serve in a leading role to help ensurethe company complies with cross-border data transfer restrictions and data localization requirements with respect to both intra-company transfers and transfers to third parties. Draft, review and support negotiations regarding data privacy and data security contractual provisions in a wide variety of commercial agreements. Help to lead and support the Incident Response Team in the review and coordination of potential privacy or data security incidents, including investigations, notifications, and other resolution efforts. Develop, review and deliver (or arrange for the development and delivery of) privacy training materials as appropriate and support efforts to raise awareness about the companys privacy and data security program, data handling practices, procedures and legal obligations. Lead, manage, and guide legal risk assessments; develop risk mitigation plans and make recommendations on the appropriate financial investment to accomplish the policies and implement the procedures. Monitor current and evolving statutes, regulations, and case law and help to identify legal issues of critical importance to the company. Maintain strong coordination, cooperation and mutual support between the Law Department and other corporate departments with compliance obligations such as the Internal Audit Department, Department of Investigations, iT, Brand, Marketing, Sales and Consumer Services department, the Corporate Secretarys Office, Communication and Government Affairs, Human Resources, the Continents Privacy Committees and Legal and Ethical Compliance Councils (LECCs), and the Finance organization to ensure that roles and responsibilities are effectively fulfilled in the companys global privacy and data security governance program and legal and ethical compliance program. Oversee, monitor and assess the effectiveness of compliance activity and facilitate auditing. Respond to government investigations or queries as appropriate and/or required.

The candidate should have excellent academic records with a law degree from a top law school. Admission to the Bar of a US state is required. Must have 10+ years of experience in privacy, data security or litigation. Experience interfacing with government agencies in compliance inquiries is required. Administrative or judicial litigation experience a plus. Broad background in providing advice and counsel to operating business managers on legal and ethical compliance matters with a focus on individual integrity and principled business conduct is needed. Should be available for business travel.
Legal 10 - 0 Full-time 2019-05-04

Maryland - Attorney

Towson MD Attorney
The candidate will report to the lead attorney for leasing. Will negotiate lease and loan agreements and related documents. Establish best practices for leasing and financing arrangement. Provide counseling on financing activities throughout the US. Responsible for due diligence in relation to new markets, products and portfolios. Supervise and budgetary responsibility of external counsel. Provide general legal advice to the business. Responsible for litigation and bankruptcy support and oversight. Training for sales and other LOB function areas. Advise on policies and procedures.

The candidate should have broad finance experience (including equipment leasing and finance experience) obtained at a top law firm practice supporting equipment finance companies, or in-house at a national equipment finance company. Must have 3-4 years of practice experience. Experience in negotiating and structuring leasing and finance transactions with customers, programs with other finance companies and banks, and syndications is necessary. Prior experience of in-house work is highly preferred. A background of working with standard documentation and developing related control policies awareness of regulatory issues impacting bank-owned leasing and finance business in the US is desired.
Legal 3 - 4 Full-time 2013-01-22

Maryland - Senior Tax Manager

Rockville MD Senior Tax Manager
The candidate will advise on sales, like-kind exchanges, disguised sales, debt-structuring, minimum gain issues, etc. Will provide tax guidance on client issues in partnership taxation. Build client relationships and leverages skills in the organization to deliver superior client service. Provide training and development of direct reports. Design a plan for execution of each engagement from planning to completion. Utilize technical proficiency to diagnose complex issues encountered and develop solutions on tax engagements. Perform extensive tax research, drafting of technical memoranda, surface review of tax returns. Attend and participate in industry specific forums and networking events. Serve as the resident expert for the Real Estate Industry Services Group and the firm on all current and proposed tax changes.

The candidate should have a B.S. degree in Accounting. CPA accreditation is required. Master's in Taxation or J.D. degree is a plus. Must have 7+ years of experience within a public accounting firm. Should have technical expertise in the following areas: real estate industry, subchapter K, S-Corporations, partnerships and other pass-through
Legal 7 - 9 Full-time 2013-01-22

Maryland - Senior Corporate Counsel

Gaithersburg MD
Senior Corporate Counsel
The candidate will lead the company's efforts with respect to customer agreements and reseller arrangements, coordinate the company's responses from the prospect stage (including RFP responses) through contract execution and assist with respect to contract compliance on a 'go forward' basis, provide general corporate and contracts advice and analysis of company's responsibilities under its contracts, and assist in the development, drafting and implementation of new contract vehicles and arrangements in response to the company's evolving business/service delivery models. Negotiate and close contracts to meet the goals of the organization within internal and external compliance and legal parameters. Possess software licensing expertise and provide advice and counsel on related matters to other departments as needed.

The candidate should be a graduate of an accredited law school. Should be admitted into a State Bar and in good standing. Must have 7-10 years of relevant experience. Demonstrate expertise in a variety of legal areas including general contract law and software licensing arrangements. In-depth knowledge of licensing issues and the Company's products and services is necessary to recommend actions to and counsel management on the appropriate legal and contractual course of action. Working knowledge of Delaware corporate law and ability to interact with and provide advice to senior management needed. Knowledge of complex software licensing and related legal matters required. Good working knowledge of Delaware corporate law and general contract matters a must.
Legal 7 - 10 Full-time 2012-09-07

Maryland - Tax, Senior

Rockville MD Tax, Senior
The candidate will have technical proficiency developed in tax preparation and assembly of related documentation. Will demonstrate a working knowledge of tax law including the ability to perform tax research. Take responsibility and follows through on assigned tasks. Take responsibility as well as execute and follow through on timely completion of engagement deliverables from planning to completion. Communicate with internal and external clients and follow-up with appropriate individuals. Build a broad base of internal relationships for personal benefits and personal results. Train, supervise and delegate appropriate/productive work to staff.

The candidate should have B.S. degree in Accounting. CPA accreditation is preferred. Master's in Taxation or J.D. degree is a plus. Must have 2-5 years of experience within a public accounting firm. Should have strong computer skills (MS Office Suite, CaseWare, Go Tax).
Legal 2 - 5 Full-time 2012-09-07
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Corporate Counsel
Refer job# EYKM144156
 
Corporate Counsel Responsibilities: Negotiate and draft a large number of complex SaaS transactions, including master services agreements, renewals and expansion transactions and a variety of other commercial contracts, including data processing agreements, professional services agreements, partner agreements, assignments, and amendments. Design and build legal processes to maintain and enhance growth as we scale. Manage contract documentation, execution and accountability with customers, vendors, and partners. Provide proactive strategic advice regarding business, legal issues, policy and regulatory risks. Analyze legal issues in emerging areas of law and provide effective guidance on complex legal matters including intellectual property, tax, compliance, and trademark. Manage relationships with outside counsel. Provide legal support to sales team on a broad range of commercial agreements in support of sales transactions, from NDA to execution of SaaS agreement. Partner with leadership team on internal legal operations including finances, real estate/leases, taxes, employment law, and fundraising. Provide vision, guidance and supervision to Privacy and Compliance program, including policy development, training, and operations. Contribute to company strategy as a member of the executive leadership team. Participate within Security, Privacy & Compliance council as the Compliance Officer, peered to Security & Privacy officers.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited U.S. law school and license to practice in Maryland. Demonstrated in-house experience, preferably with 3+ years focused on negotiating complex SaaS transactions. Working understanding of HIPAA and its applicability to business associates; deep understanding preferred. Excellent internal and external customer service skills with the ability to communicate respectfully with colleagues and clients. Strong inclination to collaborate amidst rapid change in a heavily regulated industry with complex transactions and liability issues. Mature judgment and impeccable integrity that allows you to conceptualize strategically while providing practical advice that balances risks with the overall business objectives. Ability to contribute both strategically and tactically to ensure details are captured and managed to ensure resiliency with changing business models, best practices, laws. Excellent analytical and written skills, with the ability to identify problems and develop solutions. Humility with the ability to recognize the limits of your own knowledge and proactively solve problems as a member of a team. Detail-oriented, with strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously under pressure. Experience in a SaaS, enterprise software, data privacy, or cybersecurity company is a plus.
 
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Director, Strategic Coverage Counsel Environmental And Mass Tort Claim/asbestos, Life Science, Con
Refer job# IFFU144064
 
Director, Strategic Coverage Counsel - Environmental and Mass Tort Claim/Asbestos, Life Science, Construction Defect- The candidate will accept referrals of complex coverage matters and other claim-related legal issues from companys Commercial Claim organization, primarily from the Environmental and Mass Tort Claim/Asbestos, Life Sciences, and Construction Defect disciplines. In this role, may also provide assistance from time to time in other lines of business. As a member of our commercial claim legal team, you will perform legal research and analysis of complex coverage issues and provide counsel, guidance, recommendations, and periodic support for training initiatives and other special projects. Work assignments include providing legal advice and litigation support in connection with the most complex and/or severe claims and related coverage issues. Performs a combination of duties in accordance with departmental guidelines: Provides legal and strategic analysis and advice to claim teams and other internal business partners with respect to complex coverage issues and the potential impact of coverage on overall claim exposure and legal risks by researching and analyzing issues in both litigated and non-litigated matters. Partners with claim professionals in developing and executing strategies for handling claim related legal issues that range from simple low impact to complex multi-faceted and high impact. Manages and oversees coverage litigation and serves as the decision point for engaging external counsel, including selecting and working with counsel and assisting with the preparation and editing of briefs and other substantive filings and communications. Develops written and verbal communications regarding coverage with our customers, their counsel, claimants counsel, and others. Develops and drives execution of negotiation strategies for coverage matters. Facilitates claim resolution by engaging directly with customers, claimants, and other insurers through mediations, settlement conferences, and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. Partners with Claim Underwriting and Product Development teams to develop, supplement, and revise policy language. May participate with Senior Management in the development and implementation of claims and business policies. Maintains big-picture perspective while identifying and executing critical strategies and priorities for complex claim-related legal issues. Educates key stakeholders by providing ongoing formal and informal coverage training to our claim teams and other internal business partners. Tracks legal and regulatory changes and advises claim teams and other business partners of the impact of such changes. May perform additional duties as assigned. Reporting Relationship: Typically AVP and above.

The candidate should have Bachelor's degree with JD and admission to the Bar of at least one state. Typically requires 10 years of coverage experience with a law firm and/or insurance carrier with progression in responsibility. May require specific technical/functional area legal experience. Should have senior level knowledge of the law, as well as legal theories, principles, and litigation practices and procedures within an insurance organization. Must have excellent technical and product specific expertise of commercial insurance products. should have 8-10 years of experience, either in an in-house position handling claims of the highest severity, or in a law firm providing legal advice and litigating third-party insurance claims of the highest severity and complexity, and will possess top-tier legal research and communication skills and coverage acumen. Ideal candidates will also have prior experience as a third-party coverage attorney, be admitted to the bar of at least one state, and have substantial experience providing in-house legal support and strategic counsel to claims staff and senior management in connection with third-party lines of business (principally Environmental and Mass Tort/Asbestos, Life Sciences, and Construction Defect). Should have ability to work collaboratively with others to achieve desired results, including helping self and others to excel through building strong relationships. Must have excellent verbal and written communication, negotiation, and presentation skills and the ability to effectively interact with all internal and external business partners. Should have strong negotiation, consultative, and facilitation skills, with the ability to effectively interact with all internal and external business partners. Must have ability to exercise independent judgment and to work with and maintain confidential and sensitive information. Should have excellent analytic and creative problem solving skills, along with senior level skill in managing and resolving highly complex claim-related situations and issues. Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and other business-related software (including Adobe and Westlaw).
 
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MD and Counsel, Bond and SI, Construction Services Claim
Refer job# MYQI144032
 
MD and Counsel, Bond and SI, Construction Services Claim The candidate will assume management role in Bond and Specialty Insurance Claim by providing leadership, expertise and technical guidance to a team of claim professionals within the designated line of business of Surety/Construction Services. Will promote operational excellence through the supervision and training of assigned staff. Ensure compliance with Bond and Specialty Insurance Claim policies and procedures, drive claims and litigation strategies, and manage professional development of assigned staff. Provide underwriting business/marketing/legal support to Surety/Construction Services. Maintain all necessary active adjusters licenses and remain current with all CE credit requirements. Directly handle a limited number of Bond and Specialty Insurance - Construction Services Surety Claims, specifically those having the highest degree of complexity, sensitivity and/or financial exposure. Communicate operational policies, procedures and performance standards to staff to ensure compliance with all regulatory and Bond customer service standards. Supervise claim assignment process and proactively monitor staff caseloads to ensure optimum workflow efficiencies. Collaborate with 2nd Vice President in designing and implementing policies and procedures which will facilitate quality claim handling results within the assigned region or product line. Supervise decisions regarding claim handling issues for team of claim professionals while implementing appropriate strategies to ensure quality claims handling by direct reports within authority. Assist 2nd Vice President with Quality Assurance claims review process for assigned business unit as required. Ensure that senior management, underwriters and actuaries are apprised of high-exposure/high sensitivity losses, claim trends, legal decisions, and issues which may impact the product lines underwriting philosophy or overall industry. Review and revise, as necessary, all staff members Large Loss Memos, Quarterly Claim Reports, and other management reports to accurately reflect loss development, potential/actual financial exposure, coverage issues, claim and recovery strategies. Ensure rigorous management of ALA and ULAE by staff through active use of litigation management plans and cost effective claim resolutions (including appropriate business travel). Within designated authority, approve claim settlements, reserve changes, and expense/indemnity payment requests from direct reports and other unit claim professionals (e.g., BCMS approvals). Proactively pursue recovery opportunities through indemnitors and collateral or through identification of potential sources of recovery, to include potential responsible party, co-conspirators, beneficiaries and any third parties (Accountants and Banking Institutions, Scrap Yards, Employment Agencies, E&O, or other insurance, etc.), if applicable. Identify all recovery opportunities and coordinate recovery efforts with the Recovery Management Unit if the election is made by the claim professional not to independently pursue recovery. Consistently apply superior negotiating skills and expertise to drive terms and conditions consistent with Bond and Specialty Insurance standards and drive claim resolution strategy, including when the matter is in litigation. Keep management apprised of status of claims which are beyond authority level. Communicate large reserve adjustments, high exposure/ high sensitivity losses, claim trends, legal decisions and issues which may impact product line to both claim and underwriting. Perform other duties as assigned.

The candidate should have Bachelors degree. Juris doctorate degree is required. Should be properly licensed, registered or authorized, and in good standing, to practice law in the jurisdiction in which you will be working. Must have 10+ years of work experience in a legal (including in-house) or insurance environment. Must have strong communication (written and verbal), influencing, negotiating, listening, and interpersonal skills to effectively develop and maintain productive internal and external relationships.
 
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Senior Corporate Counsel - Immigration
Refer job# KLST144003
 
Senior Corporate Counsel - Immigration The candidate will be responsible for providing full service immigration services related to work visas and permanent residency sponsorship. Will manage and supervise in-house immigration processes, while serving as an expert advisor to managers and foreign national employees on all immigration matters. Manage audits and responses to requests for information; Prepare and file documentation with respect to visa transfers and all others associated with the permanent residency process; Advising internal clients with respect to all pending and active immigration matters; Monitor and apprise the Legal Department and other business partners on legislation, regulations, case law and provide proactive, strategic advice on such matters; Engage directly with clients as well as partner cross - functionally with internal teams to guide compliance and legal parameters surrounding client requests; Develop company policies and procedures as well as guide the successful implementation; and Take on additional assignments and responsibilities as needed. Should have 7-10 years of business immigration experience. Must have extensive knowledge of immigration laws and practice. Should have experience advising business clients on H1-B, TN, OPT, visas as well as PERM I - 140 and I - 485 applications. Must have JD degree and an active member of a state bar in the U.S. Should have experience serving on advisory corporate committees.
 
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Associate General Counsel, Corporate And Securities
Refer job# PCUJ143961
 
Associate General Counsel, Corporate and Securities The candidate will provide legal support on corporate and securities matters including securities law compliance, capital markets and corporate finance, and corporate governance. Specifically, the position provides legal advice on SEC disclosure issues and assists with preparation of Form 10-K, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, proxy statement and registration statements. Position also supports the insider trading compliance program, including the administration of 10b5-1 trading plans and compliance with Section 16 filing requirements. Also supports Corporate Finance and Treasury functions by providing advice on capital market transactions, financings, credit facility, share repurchases and other matters.

The candidate should have Juris Doctorate. Must be admitted to practice law and a member in good standing in at least one state. Should have 5 years of experience focused on providing legal advice with regard to securities law compliance and corporate finance at a law firm, the SEC or a corporate legal department. Must be able to work independently and without close supervision and have demonstrated ability to participate in, and lead, cross-functional teams. Must be skilled in writing and communicating concisely and precisely. Should preferably have 8 years of experience practicing law.
 
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Vice President And Senior Counsel - Privacy & Data Security
Refer job# PANU143861
 
Vice President and Senior Counsel - Privacy and Data Security The candidate will provide legal support to the companys growing Global Privacy and Data Security Governance program. Will work closely with the Companys Global Chief Compliance Counsel and Global Chief Privacy Officer. While privacy and data security will be the main responsibilities, will help support the Companys Legal and Ethical Compliance program, which includes the following key compliance risk areas: anti-corruption and anti-bribery, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the UK Bribery Act; Office of Foreign Assets Control and economic sanctions laws; and other critical areas as designated from time-to-time by the General Counsel and the Global Compliance Counsel. Provide strategic legal counsel and privacy advice to key internal business partners and work to understand their business processes, applications, projects and technologies to ensure compliance with privacy laws and embed privacy and data security requirements and controls into projects, products and services. Interact with Senior Leadership on various privacy matters, providing overview, insight, guidance and recommendations. Oversee and draft privacy and data security policies, notices, standards, controls and other practices and processes cross-functionally and as a part of global operations. Serve in a leading role to help ensurethe company complies with cross-border data transfer restrictions and data localization requirements with respect to both intra-company transfers and transfers to third parties. Draft, review and support negotiations regarding data privacy and data security contractual provisions in a wide variety of commercial agreements. Help to lead and support the Incident Response Team in the review and coordination of potential privacy or data security incidents, including investigations, notifications, and other resolution efforts. Develop, review and deliver (or arrange for the development and delivery of) privacy training materials as appropriate and support efforts to raise awareness about the companys privacy and data security program, data handling practices, procedures and legal obligations. Lead, manage, and guide legal risk assessments; develop risk mitigation plans and make recommendations on the appropriate financial investment to accomplish the policies and implement the procedures. Monitor current and evolving statutes, regulations, and case law and help to identify legal issues of critical importance to the company. Maintain strong coordination, cooperation and mutual support between the Law Department and other corporate departments with compliance obligations such as the Internal Audit Department, Department of Investigations, iT, Brand, Marketing, Sales and Consumer Services department, the Corporate Secretarys Office, Communication and Government Affairs, Human Resources, the Continents Privacy Committees and Legal and Ethical Compliance Councils (LECCs), and the Finance organization to ensure that roles and responsibilities are effectively fulfilled in the companys global privacy and data security governance program and legal and ethical compliance program. Oversee, monitor and assess the effectiveness of compliance activity and facilitate auditing. Respond to government investigations or queries as appropriate and/or required.

The candidate should have excellent academic records with a law degree from a top law school. Admission to the Bar of a US state is required. Must have 10+ years of experience in privacy, data security or litigation. Experience interfacing with government agencies in compliance inquiries is required. Administrative or judicial litigation experience a plus. Broad background in providing advice and counsel to operating business managers on legal and ethical compliance matters with a focus on individual integrity and principled business conduct is needed. Should be available for business travel.
 
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Maryland - Attorney
Refer job# JPWE25302
 
Attorney
The candidate will report to the lead attorney for leasing. Will negotiate lease and loan agreements and related documents. Establish best practices for leasing and financing arrangement. Provide counseling on financing activities throughout the US. Responsible for due diligence in relation to new markets, products and portfolios. Supervise and budgetary responsibility of external counsel. Provide general legal advice to the business. Responsible for litigation and bankruptcy support and oversight. Training for sales and other LOB function areas. Advise on policies and procedures.

The candidate should have broad finance experience (including equipment leasing and finance experience) obtained at a top law firm practice supporting equipment finance companies, or in-house at a national equipment finance company. Must have 3-4 years of practice experience. Experience in negotiating and structuring leasing and finance transactions with customers, programs with other finance companies and banks, and syndications is necessary. Prior experience of in-house work is highly preferred. A background of working with standard documentation and developing related control policies awareness of regulatory issues impacting bank-owned leasing and finance business in the US is desired.
 
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Maryland - Senior Tax Manager
Refer job# KI2T25304
 
Senior Tax Manager
The candidate will advise on sales, like-kind exchanges, disguised sales, debt-structuring, minimum gain issues, etc. Will provide tax guidance on client issues in partnership taxation. Build client relationships and leverages skills in the organization to deliver superior client service. Provide training and development of direct reports. Design a plan for execution of each engagement from planning to completion. Utilize technical proficiency to diagnose complex issues encountered and develop solutions on tax engagements. Perform extensive tax research, drafting of technical memoranda, surface review of tax returns. Attend and participate in industry specific forums and networking events. Serve as the resident expert for the Real Estate Industry Services Group and the firm on all current and proposed tax changes.

The candidate should have a B.S. degree in Accounting. CPA accreditation is required. Master's in Taxation or J.D. degree is a plus. Must have 7+ years of experience within a public accounting firm. Should have technical expertise in the following areas: real estate industry, subchapter K, S-Corporations, partnerships and other pass-through
 
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Maryland - Senior Corporate Counsel
Refer job# K9KT23435
 

Senior Corporate Counsel
The candidate will lead the company's efforts with respect to customer agreements and reseller arrangements, coordinate the company's responses from the prospect stage (including RFP responses) through contract execution and assist with respect to contract compliance on a 'go forward' basis, provide general corporate and contracts advice and analysis of company's responsibilities under its contracts, and assist in the development, drafting and implementation of new contract vehicles and arrangements in response to the company's evolving business/service delivery models. Negotiate and close contracts to meet the goals of the organization within internal and external compliance and legal parameters. Possess software licensing expertise and provide advice and counsel on related matters to other departments as needed.

The candidate should be a graduate of an accredited law school. Should be admitted into a State Bar and in good standing. Must have 7-10 years of relevant experience. Demonstrate expertise in a variety of legal areas including general contract law and software licensing arrangements. In-depth knowledge of licensing issues and the Company's products and services is necessary to recommend actions to and counsel management on the appropriate legal and contractual course of action. Working knowledge of Delaware corporate law and ability to interact with and provide advice to senior management needed. Knowledge of complex software licensing and related legal matters required. Good working knowledge of Delaware corporate law and general contract matters a must.
 
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Maryland - Tax, Senior
Refer job# SRG323474
 
Tax, Senior
The candidate will have technical proficiency developed in tax preparation and assembly of related documentation. Will demonstrate a working knowledge of tax law including the ability to perform tax research. Take responsibility and follows through on assigned tasks. Take responsibility as well as execute and follow through on timely completion of engagement deliverables from planning to completion. Communicate with internal and external clients and follow-up with appropriate individuals. Build a broad base of internal relationships for personal benefits and personal results. Train, supervise and delegate appropriate/productive work to staff.

The candidate should have B.S. degree in Accounting. CPA accreditation is preferred. Master's in Taxation or J.D. degree is a plus. Must have 2-5 years of experience within a public accounting firm. Should have strong computer skills (MS Office Suite, CaseWare, Go Tax).
 
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