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Intellectual Property Counsel

Novi MI Intellectual Property Counsel Duties: Manage a docket of patent matters in one or more technology areas including preparing and prosecuting patent applications before the USPTO. Oversee a global network of outside counsel and provide guidance and instructions based on principles of patent prosecution, the technology/product and roadmaps, and corporate strategy, and global portfolio maintenance decisions. Support various members of the Legal team in M&A transactions with respect to IP due diligence. Collaborate across law department groups, business units and functions to improve patent operations and business processes. Draft, review and negotiate routine types of IP terms and clause for agreements, including non disclosure, development, collaboration and licensing agreements, with, clients, suppliers, and other law department groups. Directly interact with the business product teams and research technology teams to support new product and project development. Advise and counsel internal business units on various IP matters with a particular focus on global patent issues. Interact directly with engineering to harvest invention disclosures and provide IP training. Support internal clients by providing strategic patent advice on Harman's patent portfolio and managing risk with respect to third party portfolios. Participate in patent committee meetings. Assist in patent divestitures, acquisitions and licensing Work with a global team of patent professionals made up of attorneys, paralegals and patent engineers to define and refine processes used in global patent operations. Provide patent analysis for all contexts, including litigation, potential acquisition, and licensing. Assist in proactive, strategic management of patent litigation and patent assertions.

The candidate should have JD Degree and Bar admission (or equivalent in jurisdiction), and registered before the USPTO. Must have 3 years of patent prosecution experience with a strong background in global IP law. Drafted and prosecuted patent applications before the USPTO. Knowledge of utility, design, copyright and other IP areas needed. Excellent patent analysis abilities, including development of non-infringement/infringement, invalidity/validity and claim construction positions Excellent web-based and other investigation and research skills/experience are needed. Should have sound computer skills including IP maintenance database software (e.g. Anaqua), PPT and Excel. Ability to work independently and cross-functionally. Ability to prioritize and appropriately manage risk in a corporate legal environment. Desire and ability to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment. Flexibility and a positive attitude. Excellent work ethic. Work well in a team environment. Very good organizational skills and attention to detail, including the ability to prioritize and multi-task and keep everything going smoothly without dropping any balls. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including presentations to senior business, technical and legal personnel. Nice to Have: A background or strong familiarity with electrical engineering, physics, computer science, mechanical engineering, audio components and/or acoustics. Law firm, in-house or other comparable experience with large and complex IP portfolios. Experience drafting IP related contractual documents such as co-existence and settlement agreements. Knowledge of foreign patent practice and rules a plus.
Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2021-09-23

Corporate Attorney

Troy MI Corporate Attorney Responsibilities: Prepare and negotiate client contracts for licensing and purchasing of software products and services. Review client requests for proposals. Administer contracts, including management of delinquent and terminating customers. Negotiate vendor contracts and other legal agreements. Review and prepare other ad hoc legal agreements. Advise business stakeholders regarding applicable contractual and legal issues.

Qualifications: J.D. Degree. 3+ years of experience as an attorney. History negotiating corporate documents. Understanding of contractual liability and intellectual property issues and knowledge of software licensing and practices desired. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strategic and creative approach to problem-solving. Ability to manage various independent tasks and customers, while contributing to team obligations and demands.
Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2021-09-22

Associate General Counsel, Privacy

Plymouth MI Associate General Counsel, Privacy Duties: Lead legal privacy efforts and further its legal objectives while working collaboratively with the larger cross-departmental privacy team. Report to Senior Director of Ethics and Compliance. Help lead and develop global privacy program in collaboration with other key stakeholders, including the business and IT privacy subject matter experts. Serve as a company-wide data privacy subject matter expert and a trusted resource for internal business clients across, which includes building strong working relationships with company executives, advising on strategy and considering business objectives in addition to legal compliance. Draft employee, customer, and third-party privacy policies, disclosures, notices, and other external-facing materials. Partner with product teams to provide highly responsive global data privacy counsel based upon privacy by design principles and other best practices. Lead and provide global legal support to business units for key privacy operational tasks, including data governance activities, Privacy Impact Assessments/Data Protection Impact Assessments, and consumer data requests/data subject access requests. Assist with developing and presenting data privacy training and other communications aimed at ensuring awareness, understanding and compliance with's data privacy obligations. Lead transactional efforts for agreements involving data sharing or other data privacy legal impacts. Lead legal response on applicable worldwide data breach notification laws and response activities. Monitor new and emerging legal and regulatory developments, including identifying potential impacts on current and future products and services. Work collaboratively with the privacy team and other key stakeholders to further data privacy goals and objectives. Increase employee awareness and actively promote the importance of data privacy throughout the entire organization.

Qualifications: JD degree from an ABA-approved law school or equivalent and an active member in good standing of the California Bar or eligible to practice as a California registered in-house counsel. 10-15+ years of legal experience focused on data privacy matters. Leadership experience advising multinational, complex fast-growing global organizations, preferably involving technology and advanced mobility on core data privacy principles and laws. Experience drafting data privacy policies, notices, disclosures, and other external facing materials. Experience leading the drafting, negotiating, and advising on technology transactions with an emphasis on data. Expert knowledge of evolving data privacy regulatory environment with experience spotting emerging trends and new and evolving issues. Strong leadership, relationship, problem-solving, and collaboration skills. Experience with connected vehicles and other advanced mobility solutions a plus. CIPP Certification a plus. Ability to work in a fast-paced, high stress, team environment. Ability to travel, as required. A commitment to teamwork, collaboration, and professionalism.
Legal 10 - 15 Full-time 2021-09-22

Senior Securities and Commercial Counsel

Detroit MI Senior Securities and Commercial Counsel The candidate will report to the company's General Counsel. Will collaborate with other company departments in preparing and reviewing SEC filings, including proxy statements, Forms 10-K, 10-Q, and 8-K, as well as Section 16 filings. Support members of senior management and various departments, including by drafting, reviewing, negotiating and interpreting a wide variety of commercial agreements, such as SAAS; licensing; information technology; marketing; services and confidentiality agreements. Prepare materials for consideration by the Board and its committees. Advise on Board matters, develop corporate governance policies, and implement legal controls to help ensure sound corporate governance practices. Support corporate transactional matters and other strategic corporate initiatives such as treasury reserve management, financing transactions, securities offerings, stock repurchases, acquisitions or divestitures, and corporate reorganizations. Advise on investor relations and external communications matters, including reviewing press releases, earnings announcements and scripts, investor presentations and communications, and other key marketing materials. Assist in the development of policies, procedures and training as needed. Suggest and implement improvements in processes, forms and operations, including disclosure controls and procedures. Provide advice, strategic support and education to executives and employees about corporate governance, securities, M&A and other corporate matters. Keep up to date with proposed and new corporate regulations to evaluate the potential impact on the company and arrange for new policies and procedures to ensure compliance. Should have excellent academic credentials with a J.D. degree and be admitted to practice law in at least one state. Must have 3-6 years of experience as a corporate attorney, with significant experience in corporate governance matters and publicly traded companies generally, including Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act including 3+ years at a top law firm. Previous in-house experience is a plus. Legal 3 - 6 Full-time 2021-09-22

Government Contracts Attorney

Detroit MI Government Contracts Attorney The candidate will advise and provide solutions to internal business clients servicing Federal industry-based clients on issues relating to the pursuit and performance of federal government contracts, including with respect to federal procurement law and regulation, cost accounting standards, federal facility and personnel clearance matters, cybersecurity, and other compliance requirements for federal government contractors. Will structure, review and negotiate complex government and commercial agreements including government subcontracts and vendor agreements, teaming agreements, and other federal practice-related business agreements as necessary. Provide sophisticated strategic advice to the internal business clients and leadership on nuanced and complex issues, including with respect to implementing policies and procedures to minimize enterprise risk, particularly those associated with the government contracting practice. Proactively identify and resolve government contracting regulatory and compliance issues, including responding to government audits and investigations. Collaborate with various subject matter experts and other legal specialists within the firm to support matters impacting the business, including with respect to intellectual property, cybersecurity, talent, and ethics. Efficiently manage government contract disputes and litigation, including the proactive supervision of outside counsel, with the goal of expeditious and economical resolution of bid protests, equitable adjustments and claims, lawsuits and regulatory matters, and conducting internal investigations. Support the GPS federal practice's contract practice's operating and compliance programs, including by preparing and conducting training on government contracting and compliance topics.

The candidate should be an active member of a US State or Commonwealth Bar. Must have 3-5 years of experience as a practicing attorney, preferably in a leading law firm and/or in-house legal department. Should also have 3+ years of federal government contract law experience. Should have experience handling federal government contracts and grants matters, including negotiating/drafting subcontracts and prime contracts, FAR/DFARS compliance, audits/investigations, government contracts supply chain, cyber and/or IP issues, and disputes/claims. Experience with delivery and implementation of technology (including software, SaaS, AI/ML, and other solutions) for federal government customers is a plus. Experience with an independent public accounting or professional services firm setting is helpful. Working knowledge of federal contract types and contacting principles, laws, Executive Orders, regulations and procedures applicable to pre-award and post-award actions (including the FAR, DFARS, and GSA regulations) is required. Working knowledge of federal cybersecurity requirements, including NIST and FedRAMP, and federal supply chain compliance requirements is needed. Familiarity with the management of GSA offerings, compliance processes, price management and the financial reporting process is a plus.
Legal 3 - 5 Full-time 2021-09-20

Corporate and Litigation Counsel

Farmington Hills MI Corporate and Litigation Counsel Responsibilities: Investigate, analyze, strategize, adjust loss/expense reserves, and effectively manage files involving personal injury, professional liability, and property damage to achieve the best possible outcome. Provide counsel and take action on coverage issues, factual developments, liability exposure, loss/expense reserves, and settlement opportunities. Provide outstanding customer service to the policy holders, business partners, claimants, and teammates throughout the organization. Attend mediation hearings and settlement conferences, when appropriate. Review insurance policies, and prepare reservation of rights and/or declination letters, as necessary. Support highly successful and growing claims team. Additional duties may be assigned.

Qualifications: J.D. degree from an accredited law school. Active law license in good standing from at least one state. 3-4 years of insurance defense experience and/or coverage experience preferred. Strong work ethic, excellent analytical skills, and high energy. Must be committed to education, learning the law of numerous jurisdictions, teamwork, and the financial success of the organization. Solid computer skills, including competence with Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel. Commitment to exemplary customer service.
Legal 3 - 4 Full-time 2021-09-18

Compliance Attorney

Dearborn MI Compliance Attorney Duties: Support the maintenance and management of the Company's compliance management program, policies and procedures, monitoring, training, and special compliance related projects. Manage risk-based second line of defense compliance testing and monitoring program and regulatory risk assessment process. Manage legal and compliance risk by anticipating and detecting potential exposure, implementing or expanding preventive measures to ensure compliance and avoid costs, increasing employee awareness, and improving Company decision-making. Assist in coordination and management of federal and state regulatory examinations. Provide advice and recommendations on regulatory matters. Work collaboratively with members of the Legal Office to provide practical advice that demonstrates a strong understanding and application of the law to business.

Qualifications: JD Degree. Membership in Good standing of a US State Bar and meets the eligibility requirements under the Michigan Rules of Professional Conduct to provide legal services to Ford Credit in Michigan. 2+ years of experience in a law firm or consumer financial services business legal or compliance department. 2+ years of Experience with the legal and regulatory requirements (e.g. Dodd-Frank, TILA, Consumer Leasing Act, FCRA, SCRA, UDAAP, GLB, ECOA, and state laws) applicable to financial services business. Preferred: Strong academic credentials. Experience working with state and federal financial services regulators. Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills. Excellent communication, negotiating and drafting skills. Excellent issue-spotting and analytical and investigative skills. Ability to function effectively and collaboratively as part of a cross-functional team. Strong client counseling skills, from both the legal and business perspectives, with the ability to differentiate between the two and provide sound, practical advice. Ability to work under pressure against deadlines and deliver results. Strong organizational skills and proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. Comfort with changing business and legal/regulatory environment. Attention to detail, continuous improvement, learning, and innovative mind set.
Legal 2 - 0 Full-time 2021-09-17

Corporate Counsel - Real Estate And Global Sourcing

Detroit MI Corporate Counsel - Real Estate and Global Sourcing The candidate will work in a variety of areas, supporting offices across the world, as well as corporate headquarters, handling matters such as: Warehouse and office leases; Build to suit development projects; Tenant/Landlord issues, such as SNDAs and Estoppels; Land Use and Zoning; Environmental issues; Purchase agreements; Capital procurement projects; Transportation agreement agreements with air and ocean carriers; SaaS agreements. A law degree and membership in good standing in at least one state bar (United States) and/or another jurisdiction's bar association is required. Conduct your legal practice, both written and verbal, in English. Professional level competency (both written and spoken) in another language is preferred but not required. Should have 5-10 years of legal experience as a real estate attorney, preferably with a majority of that experience with industrial leasing and some portion of that with construction law as well as purchase agreements. Experience in transportation or logistics industry is a plus. Must have 4 years at a large law firm; a mix of large law firm and in-house experience is best. Legal 4 - 0 Full-time 2021-09-09

Senior Counsel - Corporate, Securities and Finance

Troy MI Senior Counsel - Corporate, Securities and Finance The candidate will lead corporate governance, securities, and financial management activities. Will work closely with senior executives across the organization and also the Board of Directors. Report to the Associate General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, and work closely with the Executive Vice President, Chief Corporate Development Officer, and Chief Legal Officer. Lead the company's efforts to ensure compliance with SEC and NYSE rules and regulations, including the '33 and '34 Acts. Lead/co-lead the company's efforts to prepare necessary materials relating to all public filings, including 10-Ks, 10-Qs 8-Ks, and Registration Statements. Develop a strategy to ensure the success and seamless operation of Board and Committee meetings, including drafting resolutions and minutes. Develop company strategy and provide legal counsel on corporate governance matters. Responsible for execution and disclosure of the Director's compensation program, including Form 3 and 4 filings. Responsible for proper disclosure of ongoing Executive Compensation-related matters, including Section 16 filings. Ensure maintenance of corporate governance records for parent and subsidiaries, including supervising the ongoing administration of domestic and foreign subsidiaries. Guide legal due diligence for all corporate finance transactions, including scope and execution of diligence plan, leading company management calls, and engage teams of specialists and outside counsel. Develop strategy and execute the company's plans to establish and qualify both domestic and foreign subsidiary companies. Provide legal counsel on securities law issues, including with regard to corporate insider trading policy and Regulation FD. Support the Managing Director, M&A, and Ventures and Senior Counsel - M&A and Ventures with respect to M&A activities and strategic transactions, including HSR filings. Work with finance and treasury group, including with regard to credit facilities. Work with tax group, including with regard to reorganization transactions. Provide legal counsel on a broad range of corporate legal matters as necessary. Must have 6-12 years of experience in securities, corporate, finance, and transactional work at a nationally accredited law firm and/or in-house. Experience working within the technology sector or for a technology company is a plus. Legal 6 - 12 Full-time 2021-09-08

Senior Counsel - Corporate, Securities and Finance

Dearborn MI Senior Counsel - Corporate, Securities and Finance The candidate will lead corporate governance, securities, and financial management activities. Will work closely with senior executives across the organization and also the Board of Directors. Report to the Associate General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, and work closely with the Executive Vice President, Chief Corporate Development Officer, and Chief Legal Officer. Lead the company's efforts to ensure compliance with SEC and NYSE rules and regulations, including the '33 and '34 Acts. Lead/co-lead the company's efforts to prepare necessary materials relating to all public filings, including 10-Ks, 10-Qs 8-Ks, and Registration Statements. Develop a strategy to ensure the success and seamless operation of Board and Committee meetings, including drafting resolutions and minutes. Develop company strategy and provide legal counsel on corporate governance matters. Responsible for execution and disclosure of the Director's compensation program, including Form 3 and 4 filings. Responsible for proper disclosure of ongoing Executive Compensation-related matters, including Section 16 filings. Ensure maintenance of corporate governance records for parent and subsidiaries, including supervising the ongoing administration of domestic and foreign subsidiaries. Guide legal due diligence for all corporate finance transactions, including scope and execution of diligence plan, leading company management calls, and engage teams of specialists and outside counsel. Develop strategy and execute the company's plans to establish and qualify both domestic and foreign subsidiary companies. Provide legal counsel on securities law issues, including with regard to corporate insider trading policy and Regulation FD. Support the Managing Director, M&A, and Ventures and Senior Counsel - M&A and Ventures with respect to M&A activities and strategic transactions, including HSR filings. Work with finance and treasury group, including with regard to credit facilities. Work with tax group, including with regard to reorganization transactions. Provide legal counsel on a broad range of corporate legal matters as necessary. Must have 6-12 years of experience in securities, corporate, finance, and transactional work at a nationally accredited law firm and/or in-house. Experience working within the technology sector or for a technology company is a plus. Legal 6 - 12 Full-time 2021-09-08
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Contract Attorney
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Intellectual Property Counsel
Refer job# EJVS162178
 
Intellectual Property Counsel Duties: Manage a docket of patent matters in one or more technology areas including preparing and prosecuting patent applications before the USPTO. Oversee a global network of outside counsel and provide guidance and instructions based on principles of patent prosecution, the technology/product and roadmaps, and corporate strategy, and global portfolio maintenance decisions. Support various members of the Legal team in M&A transactions with respect to IP due diligence. Collaborate across law department groups, business units and functions to improve patent operations and business processes. Draft, review and negotiate routine types of IP terms and clause for agreements, including non disclosure, development, collaboration and licensing agreements, with, clients, suppliers, and other law department groups. Directly interact with the business product teams and research technology teams to support new product and project development. Advise and counsel internal business units on various IP matters with a particular focus on global patent issues. Interact directly with engineering to harvest invention disclosures and provide IP training. Support internal clients by providing strategic patent advice on Harman's patent portfolio and managing risk with respect to third party portfolios. Participate in patent committee meetings. Assist in patent divestitures, acquisitions and licensing Work with a global team of patent professionals made up of attorneys, paralegals and patent engineers to define and refine processes used in global patent operations. Provide patent analysis for all contexts, including litigation, potential acquisition, and licensing. Assist in proactive, strategic management of patent litigation and patent assertions.

The candidate should have JD Degree and Bar admission (or equivalent in jurisdiction), and registered before the USPTO. Must have 3 years of patent prosecution experience with a strong background in global IP law. Drafted and prosecuted patent applications before the USPTO. Knowledge of utility, design, copyright and other IP areas needed. Excellent patent analysis abilities, including development of non-infringement/infringement, invalidity/validity and claim construction positions Excellent web-based and other investigation and research skills/experience are needed. Should have sound computer skills including IP maintenance database software (e.g. Anaqua), PPT and Excel. Ability to work independently and cross-functionally. Ability to prioritize and appropriately manage risk in a corporate legal environment. Desire and ability to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment. Flexibility and a positive attitude. Excellent work ethic. Work well in a team environment. Very good organizational skills and attention to detail, including the ability to prioritize and multi-task and keep everything going smoothly without dropping any balls. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including presentations to senior business, technical and legal personnel. Nice to Have: A background or strong familiarity with electrical engineering, physics, computer science, mechanical engineering, audio components and/or acoustics. Law firm, in-house or other comparable experience with large and complex IP portfolios. Experience drafting IP related contractual documents such as co-existence and settlement agreements. Knowledge of foreign patent practice and rules a plus.
 
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Corporate Attorney
Refer job# EUZC162084
 
Corporate Attorney Responsibilities: Prepare and negotiate client contracts for licensing and purchasing of software products and services. Review client requests for proposals. Administer contracts, including management of delinquent and terminating customers. Negotiate vendor contracts and other legal agreements. Review and prepare other ad hoc legal agreements. Advise business stakeholders regarding applicable contractual and legal issues.

Qualifications: J.D. Degree. 3+ years of experience as an attorney. History negotiating corporate documents. Understanding of contractual liability and intellectual property issues and knowledge of software licensing and practices desired. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strategic and creative approach to problem-solving. Ability to manage various independent tasks and customers, while contributing to team obligations and demands.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Associate General Counsel, Privacy
Refer job# LOGP162105
 
Associate General Counsel, Privacy Duties: Lead legal privacy efforts and further its legal objectives while working collaboratively with the larger cross-departmental privacy team. Report to Senior Director of Ethics and Compliance. Help lead and develop global privacy program in collaboration with other key stakeholders, including the business and IT privacy subject matter experts. Serve as a company-wide data privacy subject matter expert and a trusted resource for internal business clients across, which includes building strong working relationships with company executives, advising on strategy and considering business objectives in addition to legal compliance. Draft employee, customer, and third-party privacy policies, disclosures, notices, and other external-facing materials. Partner with product teams to provide highly responsive global data privacy counsel based upon privacy by design principles and other best practices. Lead and provide global legal support to business units for key privacy operational tasks, including data governance activities, Privacy Impact Assessments/Data Protection Impact Assessments, and consumer data requests/data subject access requests. Assist with developing and presenting data privacy training and other communications aimed at ensuring awareness, understanding and compliance with's data privacy obligations. Lead transactional efforts for agreements involving data sharing or other data privacy legal impacts. Lead legal response on applicable worldwide data breach notification laws and response activities. Monitor new and emerging legal and regulatory developments, including identifying potential impacts on current and future products and services. Work collaboratively with the privacy team and other key stakeholders to further data privacy goals and objectives. Increase employee awareness and actively promote the importance of data privacy throughout the entire organization.

Qualifications: JD degree from an ABA-approved law school or equivalent and an active member in good standing of the California Bar or eligible to practice as a California registered in-house counsel. 10-15+ years of legal experience focused on data privacy matters. Leadership experience advising multinational, complex fast-growing global organizations, preferably involving technology and advanced mobility on core data privacy principles and laws. Experience drafting data privacy policies, notices, disclosures, and other external facing materials. Experience leading the drafting, negotiating, and advising on technology transactions with an emphasis on data. Expert knowledge of evolving data privacy regulatory environment with experience spotting emerging trends and new and evolving issues. Strong leadership, relationship, problem-solving, and collaboration skills. Experience with connected vehicles and other advanced mobility solutions a plus. CIPP Certification a plus. Ability to work in a fast-paced, high stress, team environment. Ability to travel, as required. A commitment to teamwork, collaboration, and professionalism.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Senior Securities and Commercial Counsel
Refer job# OPKC162121
 
Senior Securities and Commercial Counsel The candidate will report to the company's General Counsel. Will collaborate with other company departments in preparing and reviewing SEC filings, including proxy statements, Forms 10-K, 10-Q, and 8-K, as well as Section 16 filings. Support members of senior management and various departments, including by drafting, reviewing, negotiating and interpreting a wide variety of commercial agreements, such as SAAS; licensing; information technology; marketing; services and confidentiality agreements. Prepare materials for consideration by the Board and its committees. Advise on Board matters, develop corporate governance policies, and implement legal controls to help ensure sound corporate governance practices. Support corporate transactional matters and other strategic corporate initiatives such as treasury reserve management, financing transactions, securities offerings, stock repurchases, acquisitions or divestitures, and corporate reorganizations. Advise on investor relations and external communications matters, including reviewing press releases, earnings announcements and scripts, investor presentations and communications, and other key marketing materials. Assist in the development of policies, procedures and training as needed. Suggest and implement improvements in processes, forms and operations, including disclosure controls and procedures. Provide advice, strategic support and education to executives and employees about corporate governance, securities, M&A and other corporate matters. Keep up to date with proposed and new corporate regulations to evaluate the potential impact on the company and arrange for new policies and procedures to ensure compliance. Should have excellent academic credentials with a J.D. degree and be admitted to practice law in at least one state. Must have 3-6 years of experience as a corporate attorney, with significant experience in corporate governance matters and publicly traded companies generally, including Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act including 3+ years at a top law firm. Previous in-house experience is a plus.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Government Contracts Attorney
Refer job# DJAN162048
 
Government Contracts Attorney The candidate will advise and provide solutions to internal business clients servicing Federal industry-based clients on issues relating to the pursuit and performance of federal government contracts, including with respect to federal procurement law and regulation, cost accounting standards, federal facility and personnel clearance matters, cybersecurity, and other compliance requirements for federal government contractors. Will structure, review and negotiate complex government and commercial agreements including government subcontracts and vendor agreements, teaming agreements, and other federal practice-related business agreements as necessary. Provide sophisticated strategic advice to the internal business clients and leadership on nuanced and complex issues, including with respect to implementing policies and procedures to minimize enterprise risk, particularly those associated with the government contracting practice. Proactively identify and resolve government contracting regulatory and compliance issues, including responding to government audits and investigations. Collaborate with various subject matter experts and other legal specialists within the firm to support matters impacting the business, including with respect to intellectual property, cybersecurity, talent, and ethics. Efficiently manage government contract disputes and litigation, including the proactive supervision of outside counsel, with the goal of expeditious and economical resolution of bid protests, equitable adjustments and claims, lawsuits and regulatory matters, and conducting internal investigations. Support the GPS federal practice's contract practice's operating and compliance programs, including by preparing and conducting training on government contracting and compliance topics.

The candidate should be an active member of a US State or Commonwealth Bar. Must have 3-5 years of experience as a practicing attorney, preferably in a leading law firm and/or in-house legal department. Should also have 3+ years of federal government contract law experience. Should have experience handling federal government contracts and grants matters, including negotiating/drafting subcontracts and prime contracts, FAR/DFARS compliance, audits/investigations, government contracts supply chain, cyber and/or IP issues, and disputes/claims. Experience with delivery and implementation of technology (including software, SaaS, AI/ML, and other solutions) for federal government customers is a plus. Experience with an independent public accounting or professional services firm setting is helpful. Working knowledge of federal contract types and contacting principles, laws, Executive Orders, regulations and procedures applicable to pre-award and post-award actions (including the FAR, DFARS, and GSA regulations) is required. Working knowledge of federal cybersecurity requirements, including NIST and FedRAMP, and federal supply chain compliance requirements is needed. Familiarity with the management of GSA offerings, compliance processes, price management and the financial reporting process is a plus.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Corporate and Litigation Counsel
Refer job# EUMR161940
 
Corporate and Litigation Counsel Responsibilities: Investigate, analyze, strategize, adjust loss/expense reserves, and effectively manage files involving personal injury, professional liability, and property damage to achieve the best possible outcome. Provide counsel and take action on coverage issues, factual developments, liability exposure, loss/expense reserves, and settlement opportunities. Provide outstanding customer service to the policy holders, business partners, claimants, and teammates throughout the organization. Attend mediation hearings and settlement conferences, when appropriate. Review insurance policies, and prepare reservation of rights and/or declination letters, as necessary. Support highly successful and growing claims team. Additional duties may be assigned.

Qualifications: J.D. degree from an accredited law school. Active law license in good standing from at least one state. 3-4 years of insurance defense experience and/or coverage experience preferred. Strong work ethic, excellent analytical skills, and high energy. Must be committed to education, learning the law of numerous jurisdictions, teamwork, and the financial success of the organization. Solid computer skills, including competence with Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel. Commitment to exemplary customer service.
 
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Compliance Attorney
Refer job# OSMA161884
 
Compliance Attorney Duties: Support the maintenance and management of the Company's compliance management program, policies and procedures, monitoring, training, and special compliance related projects. Manage risk-based second line of defense compliance testing and monitoring program and regulatory risk assessment process. Manage legal and compliance risk by anticipating and detecting potential exposure, implementing or expanding preventive measures to ensure compliance and avoid costs, increasing employee awareness, and improving Company decision-making. Assist in coordination and management of federal and state regulatory examinations. Provide advice and recommendations on regulatory matters. Work collaboratively with members of the Legal Office to provide practical advice that demonstrates a strong understanding and application of the law to business.

Qualifications: JD Degree. Membership in Good standing of a US State Bar and meets the eligibility requirements under the Michigan Rules of Professional Conduct to provide legal services to Ford Credit in Michigan. 2+ years of experience in a law firm or consumer financial services business legal or compliance department. 2+ years of Experience with the legal and regulatory requirements (e.g. Dodd-Frank, TILA, Consumer Leasing Act, FCRA, SCRA, UDAAP, GLB, ECOA, and state laws) applicable to financial services business. Preferred: Strong academic credentials. Experience working with state and federal financial services regulators. Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills. Excellent communication, negotiating and drafting skills. Excellent issue-spotting and analytical and investigative skills. Ability to function effectively and collaboratively as part of a cross-functional team. Strong client counseling skills, from both the legal and business perspectives, with the ability to differentiate between the two and provide sound, practical advice. Ability to work under pressure against deadlines and deliver results. Strong organizational skills and proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. Comfort with changing business and legal/regulatory environment. Attention to detail, continuous improvement, learning, and innovative mind set.
 
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Corporate Counsel - Real Estate And Global Sourcing
Refer job# HROR161649
 
Corporate Counsel - Real Estate and Global Sourcing The candidate will work in a variety of areas, supporting offices across the world, as well as corporate headquarters, handling matters such as: Warehouse and office leases; Build to suit development projects; Tenant/Landlord issues, such as SNDAs and Estoppels; Land Use and Zoning; Environmental issues; Purchase agreements; Capital procurement projects; Transportation agreement agreements with air and ocean carriers; SaaS agreements. A law degree and membership in good standing in at least one state bar (United States) and/or another jurisdiction's bar association is required. Conduct your legal practice, both written and verbal, in English. Professional level competency (both written and spoken) in another language is preferred but not required. Should have 5-10 years of legal experience as a real estate attorney, preferably with a majority of that experience with industrial leasing and some portion of that with construction law as well as purchase agreements. Experience in transportation or logistics industry is a plus. Must have 4 years at a large law firm; a mix of large law firm and in-house experience is best.
 
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Senior Counsel - Corporate, Securities and Finance
Refer job# EMEM161597
 
Senior Counsel - Corporate, Securities and Finance The candidate will lead corporate governance, securities, and financial management activities. Will work closely with senior executives across the organization and also the Board of Directors. Report to the Associate General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, and work closely with the Executive Vice President, Chief Corporate Development Officer, and Chief Legal Officer. Lead the company's efforts to ensure compliance with SEC and NYSE rules and regulations, including the '33 and '34 Acts. Lead/co-lead the company's efforts to prepare necessary materials relating to all public filings, including 10-Ks, 10-Qs 8-Ks, and Registration Statements. Develop a strategy to ensure the success and seamless operation of Board and Committee meetings, including drafting resolutions and minutes. Develop company strategy and provide legal counsel on corporate governance matters. Responsible for execution and disclosure of the Director's compensation program, including Form 3 and 4 filings. Responsible for proper disclosure of ongoing Executive Compensation-related matters, including Section 16 filings. Ensure maintenance of corporate governance records for parent and subsidiaries, including supervising the ongoing administration of domestic and foreign subsidiaries. Guide legal due diligence for all corporate finance transactions, including scope and execution of diligence plan, leading company management calls, and engage teams of specialists and outside counsel. Develop strategy and execute the company's plans to establish and qualify both domestic and foreign subsidiary companies. Provide legal counsel on securities law issues, including with regard to corporate insider trading policy and Regulation FD. Support the Managing Director, M&A, and Ventures and Senior Counsel - M&A and Ventures with respect to M&A activities and strategic transactions, including HSR filings. Work with finance and treasury group, including with regard to credit facilities. Work with tax group, including with regard to reorganization transactions. Provide legal counsel on a broad range of corporate legal matters as necessary. Must have 6-12 years of experience in securities, corporate, finance, and transactional work at a nationally accredited law firm and/or in-house. Experience working within the technology sector or for a technology company is a plus.
 
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Senior Counsel - Corporate, Securities and Finance
Refer job# TLYR161615
 
Senior Counsel - Corporate, Securities and Finance The candidate will lead corporate governance, securities, and financial management activities. Will work closely with senior executives across the organization and also the Board of Directors. Report to the Associate General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, and work closely with the Executive Vice President, Chief Corporate Development Officer, and Chief Legal Officer. Lead the company's efforts to ensure compliance with SEC and NYSE rules and regulations, including the '33 and '34 Acts. Lead/co-lead the company's efforts to prepare necessary materials relating to all public filings, including 10-Ks, 10-Qs 8-Ks, and Registration Statements. Develop a strategy to ensure the success and seamless operation of Board and Committee meetings, including drafting resolutions and minutes. Develop company strategy and provide legal counsel on corporate governance matters. Responsible for execution and disclosure of the Director's compensation program, including Form 3 and 4 filings. Responsible for proper disclosure of ongoing Executive Compensation-related matters, including Section 16 filings. Ensure maintenance of corporate governance records for parent and subsidiaries, including supervising the ongoing administration of domestic and foreign subsidiaries. Guide legal due diligence for all corporate finance transactions, including scope and execution of diligence plan, leading company management calls, and engage teams of specialists and outside counsel. Develop strategy and execute the company's plans to establish and qualify both domestic and foreign subsidiary companies. Provide legal counsel on securities law issues, including with regard to corporate insider trading policy and Regulation FD. Support the Managing Director, M&A, and Ventures and Senior Counsel - M&A and Ventures with respect to M&A activities and strategic transactions, including HSR filings. Work with finance and treasury group, including with regard to credit facilities. Work with tax group, including with regard to reorganization transactions. Provide legal counsel on a broad range of corporate legal matters as necessary. Must have 6-12 years of experience in securities, corporate, finance, and transactional work at a nationally accredited law firm and/or in-house. Experience working within the technology sector or for a technology company is a plus.
 
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