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Senior Corporate Counsel- Transactions And M&a

Plymouth MN Senior Corporate Counsel- Transactions and M&A The candidate will provide strategic legal counsel to companys business units and functions through the negotiation of complex business transactions and drafting of documents relating to mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, equity investments, licensing arrangements, and other complex transactions to anticipate and minimize legal exposures. Draft, review and negotiate contracts and other documents. Provide legal support to companys Strategy and Growth function on various growth and innovation projects. Manage outside counsel to reduce legal risk and expense. Consult with colleagues to properly evaluate, communicate and manage risks. Provide legal support and counsel, including the negotiation, review and drafting of various commercial finance related transactions, including credit agreements, parent guarantees and leases. Provide leadership and administer companys Corporate Secretary function, including hands-on management and supervision of the Companys annual meeting, proxy statement preparation, transfer agent, subsidiary administration and resolution drafting processes. Lead the Board of Directors and Committee meeting material preparation process. Draft minutes for the company and its subsidiaries Board of Directors and Committee meetings. Monitor and develop procedures set in place by the Board of Directors/management regarding corporate governance, including following developments affecting corporate governance and making recommendations to the Board of Directors on development of best practices. Special projects as assigned.

The candidate should have a Juris Doctor Degree. Membership in the state bar association as an attorney licensed to practice law, preferably in Minnesota of Florida. 10+ years of corporate experience in a law firm or corporate law department. Strong background in transactional work, particularly M&A and corporate finance transactions. Proven experience in successfully managing outside counsel on complex corporate transactions. Strong working knowledge of U.S. securities laws, reporting requirements and corporate governance, including corporate reorganizations and subsidiary administration, working on behalf of a publicly traded company. Strong academic credentials. Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook). Strong oral, written, presentation and listening communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills required to build and maintain trust with internal teams and with the ability to lead through influence and network and external transaction counterparties. Executive presence and ability to communicate well with senior managers. Proven project management and leadership skills. Ability to work within and lead diverse teams. Desire to work directly with the companys operations and finance professionals. Strong business acumen. Demonstrated problem solving and decision-making skills. Strong analytical and critical thinking skills. Highly professional demeanor and diplomacy skills. Ability to travel throughout the U.S., Canada and other international locations 10% of the time. Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Legal 10 - 0 Full-time 2019-06-15

Senior Corporate Counsel

Minneapolis MN Senior Corporate Counsel Responsibilities: Provide high-quality, proactive, service- and business-oriented legal advice and service on a wide variety of legal matters. Draft, review, and negotiate a wide variety of agreements and contracts, including sales agreements and distribution, license and collaboration agreements, supply agreements, etc. Develop templates and provide contracts training to business leaders involved in contract negotiation and management. Oversee the Contracts database and supervise Contracts paralegal. Work with the General Counsel on compliance matters addressing the wide array of regulations covering a global public company. Draft, review and update compliance policies and procedures. Develop and deliver compliance training to employees. Manage and oversee complaints and investigations related to compliance matters. Work with the General Counsel and outside counsel as needed in the management of litigation and dispute matters, including intellectual property and contract disputes. Assist the General Counsel and outside counsel as needed on mergers, acquisitions and investment activities, including due diligence support and integration post-acquisition. Undertake other ad hoc projects as assigned by the General Counsel as necessary to support business initiatives.

Qualifications: JD Degree with strong academic credentials. Current attorney license in good standing in at least one State, preferably Minnesota. 10+ years of varied corporate law experience (preferably a portion of which gained in an in-house corporate setting). Proven negotiation, drafting and analytical skills for various types of commercial contracts. Must be a skilled writer and drafter. Driven and self-motivated with a strong desire for customer service and excellence. Exceptional oral and written communications, presentation, and facilitation skills. Must interact confidently, persuasively and diplomatically with all levels of the *** organization. Must also be a good listener. Demonstrated ability to work efficiently, prioritize workflow, meet demanding deadlines, and manage multi-faceted projects in a fast-paced environment. Preferred Qualifications: Prior in-house corporate generalist experience. Experience in life sciences or a related field. Knowledge of intellectual property law and licensing.
Legal 10 - 0 Full-time 2019-06-14

Senior Litigation Counsel

Maplewood MN Senior Litigation Counsel The candidate will be serving as the lead internal lawyer on high profile mass tort and product liability lawsuits in the U.S., including supervising outside counsel and consultants and carefully managing budgets. Will be strategically managing other types of litigation as needed, including insurance coverage and recovery, commercial disputes, intellectual property (patent, trademark, and trade secret), environmental, and employment. Advising firm's business and legal colleagues regarding litigation and company risk. Partnering with firm's business and specialist lawyers on preventative law matters to mitigate risk. Contributing to the efficiency and effectiveness of the Litigation and Preventive Law team.

The candidate should have Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school. Must have Active member of a state bar in good standing. Must have 10+ years of civil litigation practice, including appellate and trial court experience in state and federal courts. Must have experience with e-discovery. Experience in private practice serving as national counsel or as in-house litigation counsel is preferred. Significant experience in product liability or mass tort litigation and, ideally, experience in commercial litigation, IP litigation, or insurance recovery/coverage litigation is preferred.
Legal 10 - 0 Full-time 2019-06-07

Counsel III - Renewable Energy Procurement

Bloomington MN Counsel III - Renewable Energy Procurement The candidate will collaborate with a cross-disciplinary team of renewable energy and sustainability line of business team members, legal and regulatory subject matter experts, and sourcing specialists in connection with the Law departments support of the Corporate Properties Group. Will be responsible for evaluating the impact of major changes in law and regulation on the companys policies and operating procedures, and provide support with the implementation of required or advisable changes to the policies and procedures, or associated contracting forms and negotiation manuals, and maintain awareness of energy contracting market trends and models.

The candidate must have 5+ years of experience as a practicing attorney and active State Bar membership. Should have experience analyzing, negotiating and drafting all manner of power purchase, retail energy and utility bilateral retail and green energy procurement contracts, as well as real estate-related procurement agreements more generally such as construction agreements, facilities use, and associated servicing agreements. Extensive knowledge and understanding of research, counsel, and guidance on complex legal questions or inquiries is preferred. Law firm experience with a variety of energy contracting business models, and wholesale and retail energy contracting experience is an asset. Application Deadline: June 13, 2019.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2019-06-01

Senior Corporate Attorney - Labor and Employment

Bloomington MN Senior Corporate Attorney - Labor and Employment The candidate will provide advice and counsel to firm's Company Human Resource teams and business units in the field of labor and employment laws and regulations. Will also defend the company against litigation as well as claims filed with state and federal agencies, and supervise and direct the work of outside counsel in various legal proceedings. Serve as a key member of the Legal and Human Resource teams to help identify and manage legal risks, and provide training and counsel for risk avoidance to the company. Advise HR and business teams on a full range of employment and labor law issues such as hiring, discipline, workplace investigations, discrimination/harassment claims, FMLA and other protected leaves, FSLA and other wage and hour issues, background checks, drug testing, labor relations, unemployment, termination, compensation and benefits. Draft employment agreements, separation agreements and other similar documents. Review and provide guidance on drafting and development of HR policies and procedures; ensure compliance by proactively administering training, policies, procedures and practices. Research and analyze complex legal issues and render opinions. Defend, supervise and manage employment related claims and litigation, including managing outside counsel, responding to administrative charges, complaints, attorneys letters, settlement demands and claims. Supervise and direct the work of corporate attorneys and/or paralegals as needed. Provide other legal support as needed such as reviewing and drafting commercial contracts.

The candidate should have Juris Doctor degree from an ABA accredited law school with excellent academic record. Must be Admitted to practice law in Minnesota or ability to be admitted to the Minnesota State Bar within 6 months. Must have 5-8 years of substantive experience in a reputable law firm, in-house law department or both in handling employment and labor matters. In-depth knowledge of federal and state labor and employment laws and regulations; experience with manufacturing a plus. Must have excellent negotiation, leadership, organizational, presentation, interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.
Legal 5 - 8 Full-time 2019-05-31

Product And Privacy Attorney

Minneapolis MN Product and Privacy Attorney The candidate will counsel internal business partners with practical, and reliable advice. Should be able to work independently as well as collaboratively in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment. Should possess excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills to build trusted relationships both within and outside the department. Support product development, readiness and releases for issues related to data privacy & security, marketing, competition, and other legal and regulatory issues (GDPR, FTC regulations, OFAC, HIPAA, etc); Assist in development and dissemination of policies and procedures involving data privacy and security, incident response, product release, intellectual property and related issues; Engage with product and engineering team members at all levels, including product managers, release managers, software engineers, data scientists, technical writers and marketing; Work with the Security, Procurement, Engineering and Product teams to negotiate and draft agreements with partners and vendors, including privacy-related agreements and addenda; Assist in due diligence to ensure compliance with internal policies and inbound/outbound agreements, open source licenses, security and government regulations and certifications; and Review marketing materials and communications relating to products, engineering and events. Research international legal and regulatory developments, and contribute to the development and improvement of company policies, trainings, and best practices. Should have 3+ years of experience in technology transactions, product or privacy within a law firm and/or technology company. Law degree from a highly-regarded school and ability to practice in California is essential. Must be familiarity with privacy-by-design principles, privacy impact assessments, DPAs, open source licenses, and software release process. Should have excellent written/verbal communication, presentation, drafting and negotiation skills. Should have experience working with software developers and product managers to guide compliance with corporate policies and procedures and resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways. Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2019-05-30

Corporate Counsel

Bloomington MN Corporate Counsel The Candidate will be responsible to draft, review and negotiate a wide variety of commercial agreements, US and international, including sourcing agreements, customer agreements, confidentiality agreement, leases and other general agreements. Engage with business, working closely, on drafting, negotiating and reviewing contracts. Prepare template agreements for a variety of commercial agreements. Create and implement policies and procedures for contract management and administration in compliance with corporate policies. Provide training to business units regarding contract management and administration policies and procedures. Assist with compliance and international due diligence protection efforts. Support corporate, securities, corporate governance, and M&A efforts.

The candidate should have J.D. degree from an A.B.A. accredited law school and Member in good standing of Wisconsin or Minnesota state bar, or ability to become a member under either Wisconsins or Minnesotas in-house counsel rules with 5+ years of experience in drafting and negotiating commercial agreements involving licensing intellectual property, ideally with a focus on software and software as a service. Strong collaborative skills with the ability to lead cross functional teams through the disbursed, matrixed decision-making process to reach informed decision-making. Ability to interpret and comprehend complex legal documents and ability to convey complex legal issues in clear and concise business terms. Experience in managing risk while balancing the need to grow and sustain business relationships. Knowledge and understanding of working with customers, suppliers, distributors, vendors, subcontractors. Ability to prioritize work flow, work independently and efficiently. Strong and effective professional communication skills, both written and verbal. Strong attention to detail and follow-through and exceptional organizational skills. Knowledge and understanding of working with customers, suppliers, distributors, vendors, subcontractors. Ability to prioritize work flow, work independently and efficiently. Strong and effective professional communication skills, both written and verbal.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2019-05-27

Senior Attorney-Employment Law

Saint Paul MN Senior Attorney-Employment Law Responsibilities: Manage various employment law activities, including but not limited to EEOC charge responses, non-compete agreements, FMLA-ADA, Wage Hour, Class Action, E-discovery, and supports the Compliance Code of Conduct administration investigations. Support and advise senior management, human resources and divisions on complex matters to ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and policies. Participates in and influences the decision-making process with appropriate clients and stakeholders. Identifies and assesses legal risks and opportunities within the employment area and advises accordingly. Independently handles legal matters and projects ranging from basic to complex. Recognizes when the advice of more senior counsel or outside counsel is appropriate. Under the supervision of a more senior counsel, handles or participates in the handling of complex legal matters or projects, including managing outside counsel on employment related litigation. Ensures that appropriate clients and stakeholders are involved in the decision-making process. Manages the drafting and review negotiations as it relates to employment law documents, agreements etc. Educates clients and stakeholders on legal matters, policies and procedures. Develops and helps to implement policies and procedures within a defined practice area and/or specific geographic area. Advocates interests in assigned matters. Act as a subject matter expert on various critical projects including reorganizations, acquisitions and workforce reductions.

Qualifications: Law degree from an accredited U.S. law school and admission to the Bar. 4+ years of employment experience required. JD Degree required. Experience in handling employment matters before federal, state courts and administrative agencies. Preferred Qualifications: Experience in counseling clients on employment matters. Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Ability to appropriately prioritize workload, meet prescribed deadlines, and follow through on matters handled. Strong attention to detail; ability to spot issues and offer effective and appropriate business and legal solutions. Capable and at ease working as a team player and independently.
Legal 4 - 0 Full-time 2019-05-27

Senior Counsel - Commercial Banking

Minneapolis MN Senior Counsel - Commercial Banking The candidate will join a team of lawyers and paralegals who are responsible for providing legal support in connection with commercial lending activities and related compliance and operational risk support for the Commercial Banking line of business at company. Will work directly with senior leadership in the business line and the loan centers to support companys credit policy and regulatory procedures along with developing innovative systems and solutions, including best practices that support the customer and advance the vision and values and goals of company. Must have 5+ years of experience as a practicing attorney with active State Bar membership. Ability to analyze legal issues in substantive law in area of practice and provide effective advice to clients on complex legal matters is preferred. Extensive knowledge and understanding of research, counsel, and guidance on complex legal questions or inquiries is desired. Experience building partnerships, functioning well with project teams, and working efficiently and for the success of the team is an asset. A strong understanding of Revised Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code, including collateral perfection, portfolio servicing, and lien release/subordination matters is a plus. Real estate lending experience including construction lending and advising on issues related to title, title insurance and land use is ideal. Experience in the financial services industry, including floor plan lending and SBA lending is preferred. Bankruptcy, workout and collection experience is desired. Application Deadline: June 4, 2019. Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2019-05-22

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

Bloomington MN 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
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Risk Consultant- Technology Emphasis
In-House,U.S. Bank.
Location : Richfield, MN, United States

Risk Consultant- Technology Emphasis The candidate is responsible for managing, monitoring and coordinating Third Party Risk Management (TPRM) activities for assigned business line(s) and portfolios with an emphasis on Third Parties that are typical... + read more

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Senior Associate General Counsel
In-House,UnitedHealthcare Corporation
Location : Minnetonka, MN, United States

Senior Associate General Counsel The candidate will provide legal support for company?s third party administrative services businesses, including National Accounts and Enterprise Strategic Account teams. This role requires a high level of interactio... + read more

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Senior Corporate Counsel- Transactions And M&a
Refer job# ZVBS144551
 
Senior Corporate Counsel- Transactions and M&A The candidate will provide strategic legal counsel to companys business units and functions through the negotiation of complex business transactions and drafting of documents relating to mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, equity investments, licensing arrangements, and other complex transactions to anticipate and minimize legal exposures. Draft, review and negotiate contracts and other documents. Provide legal support to companys Strategy and Growth function on various growth and innovation projects. Manage outside counsel to reduce legal risk and expense. Consult with colleagues to properly evaluate, communicate and manage risks. Provide legal support and counsel, including the negotiation, review and drafting of various commercial finance related transactions, including credit agreements, parent guarantees and leases. Provide leadership and administer companys Corporate Secretary function, including hands-on management and supervision of the Companys annual meeting, proxy statement preparation, transfer agent, subsidiary administration and resolution drafting processes. Lead the Board of Directors and Committee meeting material preparation process. Draft minutes for the company and its subsidiaries Board of Directors and Committee meetings. Monitor and develop procedures set in place by the Board of Directors/management regarding corporate governance, including following developments affecting corporate governance and making recommendations to the Board of Directors on development of best practices. Special projects as assigned.

The candidate should have a Juris Doctor Degree. Membership in the state bar association as an attorney licensed to practice law, preferably in Minnesota of Florida. 10+ years of corporate experience in a law firm or corporate law department. Strong background in transactional work, particularly M&A and corporate finance transactions. Proven experience in successfully managing outside counsel on complex corporate transactions. Strong working knowledge of U.S. securities laws, reporting requirements and corporate governance, including corporate reorganizations and subsidiary administration, working on behalf of a publicly traded company. Strong academic credentials. Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook). Strong oral, written, presentation and listening communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills required to build and maintain trust with internal teams and with the ability to lead through influence and network and external transaction counterparties. Executive presence and ability to communicate well with senior managers. Proven project management and leadership skills. Ability to work within and lead diverse teams. Desire to work directly with the companys operations and finance professionals. Strong business acumen. Demonstrated problem solving and decision-making skills. Strong analytical and critical thinking skills. Highly professional demeanor and diplomacy skills. Ability to travel throughout the U.S., Canada and other international locations 10% of the time. Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
 
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Senior Corporate Counsel
Refer job# LJKA144494
 
Senior Corporate Counsel Responsibilities: Provide high-quality, proactive, service- and business-oriented legal advice and service on a wide variety of legal matters. Draft, review, and negotiate a wide variety of agreements and contracts, including sales agreements and distribution, license and collaboration agreements, supply agreements, etc. Develop templates and provide contracts training to business leaders involved in contract negotiation and management. Oversee the Contracts database and supervise Contracts paralegal. Work with the General Counsel on compliance matters addressing the wide array of regulations covering a global public company. Draft, review and update compliance policies and procedures. Develop and deliver compliance training to employees. Manage and oversee complaints and investigations related to compliance matters. Work with the General Counsel and outside counsel as needed in the management of litigation and dispute matters, including intellectual property and contract disputes. Assist the General Counsel and outside counsel as needed on mergers, acquisitions and investment activities, including due diligence support and integration post-acquisition. Undertake other ad hoc projects as assigned by the General Counsel as necessary to support business initiatives.

Qualifications: JD Degree with strong academic credentials. Current attorney license in good standing in at least one State, preferably Minnesota. 10+ years of varied corporate law experience (preferably a portion of which gained in an in-house corporate setting). Proven negotiation, drafting and analytical skills for various types of commercial contracts. Must be a skilled writer and drafter. Driven and self-motivated with a strong desire for customer service and excellence. Exceptional oral and written communications, presentation, and facilitation skills. Must interact confidently, persuasively and diplomatically with all levels of the *** organization. Must also be a good listener. Demonstrated ability to work efficiently, prioritize workflow, meet demanding deadlines, and manage multi-faceted projects in a fast-paced environment. Preferred Qualifications: Prior in-house corporate generalist experience. Experience in life sciences or a related field. Knowledge of intellectual property law and licensing.
 
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Senior Litigation Counsel
Refer job# JPSO144393
 
Senior Litigation Counsel The candidate will be serving as the lead internal lawyer on high profile mass tort and product liability lawsuits in the U.S., including supervising outside counsel and consultants and carefully managing budgets. Will be strategically managing other types of litigation as needed, including insurance coverage and recovery, commercial disputes, intellectual property (patent, trademark, and trade secret), environmental, and employment. Advising firm's business and legal colleagues regarding litigation and company risk. Partnering with firm's business and specialist lawyers on preventative law matters to mitigate risk. Contributing to the efficiency and effectiveness of the Litigation and Preventive Law team.

The candidate should have Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school. Must have Active member of a state bar in good standing. Must have 10+ years of civil litigation practice, including appellate and trial court experience in state and federal courts. Must have experience with e-discovery. Experience in private practice serving as national counsel or as in-house litigation counsel is preferred. Significant experience in product liability or mass tort litigation and, ideally, experience in commercial litigation, IP litigation, or insurance recovery/coverage litigation is preferred.
 
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Counsel III - Renewable Energy Procurement
Refer job# FWVR144356
 
Counsel III - Renewable Energy Procurement The candidate will collaborate with a cross-disciplinary team of renewable energy and sustainability line of business team members, legal and regulatory subject matter experts, and sourcing specialists in connection with the Law departments support of the Corporate Properties Group. Will be responsible for evaluating the impact of major changes in law and regulation on the companys policies and operating procedures, and provide support with the implementation of required or advisable changes to the policies and procedures, or associated contracting forms and negotiation manuals, and maintain awareness of energy contracting market trends and models.

The candidate must have 5+ years of experience as a practicing attorney and active State Bar membership. Should have experience analyzing, negotiating and drafting all manner of power purchase, retail energy and utility bilateral retail and green energy procurement contracts, as well as real estate-related procurement agreements more generally such as construction agreements, facilities use, and associated servicing agreements. Extensive knowledge and understanding of research, counsel, and guidance on complex legal questions or inquiries is preferred. Law firm experience with a variety of energy contracting business models, and wholesale and retail energy contracting experience is an asset. Application Deadline: June 13, 2019.
 
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Senior Corporate Attorney - Labor and Employment
Refer job# YNRN144324
 
Senior Corporate Attorney - Labor and Employment The candidate will provide advice and counsel to firm's Company Human Resource teams and business units in the field of labor and employment laws and regulations. Will also defend the company against litigation as well as claims filed with state and federal agencies, and supervise and direct the work of outside counsel in various legal proceedings. Serve as a key member of the Legal and Human Resource teams to help identify and manage legal risks, and provide training and counsel for risk avoidance to the company. Advise HR and business teams on a full range of employment and labor law issues such as hiring, discipline, workplace investigations, discrimination/harassment claims, FMLA and other protected leaves, FSLA and other wage and hour issues, background checks, drug testing, labor relations, unemployment, termination, compensation and benefits. Draft employment agreements, separation agreements and other similar documents. Review and provide guidance on drafting and development of HR policies and procedures; ensure compliance by proactively administering training, policies, procedures and practices. Research and analyze complex legal issues and render opinions. Defend, supervise and manage employment related claims and litigation, including managing outside counsel, responding to administrative charges, complaints, attorneys letters, settlement demands and claims. Supervise and direct the work of corporate attorneys and/or paralegals as needed. Provide other legal support as needed such as reviewing and drafting commercial contracts.

The candidate should have Juris Doctor degree from an ABA accredited law school with excellent academic record. Must be Admitted to practice law in Minnesota or ability to be admitted to the Minnesota State Bar within 6 months. Must have 5-8 years of substantive experience in a reputable law firm, in-house law department or both in handling employment and labor matters. In-depth knowledge of federal and state labor and employment laws and regulations; experience with manufacturing a plus. Must have excellent negotiation, leadership, organizational, presentation, interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.
 
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Product And Privacy Attorney
Refer job# AYYX144290
 
Product and Privacy Attorney The candidate will counsel internal business partners with practical, and reliable advice. Should be able to work independently as well as collaboratively in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment. Should possess excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills to build trusted relationships both within and outside the department. Support product development, readiness and releases for issues related to data privacy & security, marketing, competition, and other legal and regulatory issues (GDPR, FTC regulations, OFAC, HIPAA, etc); Assist in development and dissemination of policies and procedures involving data privacy and security, incident response, product release, intellectual property and related issues; Engage with product and engineering team members at all levels, including product managers, release managers, software engineers, data scientists, technical writers and marketing; Work with the Security, Procurement, Engineering and Product teams to negotiate and draft agreements with partners and vendors, including privacy-related agreements and addenda; Assist in due diligence to ensure compliance with internal policies and inbound/outbound agreements, open source licenses, security and government regulations and certifications; and Review marketing materials and communications relating to products, engineering and events. Research international legal and regulatory developments, and contribute to the development and improvement of company policies, trainings, and best practices. Should have 3+ years of experience in technology transactions, product or privacy within a law firm and/or technology company. Law degree from a highly-regarded school and ability to practice in California is essential. Must be familiarity with privacy-by-design principles, privacy impact assessments, DPAs, open source licenses, and software release process. Should have excellent written/verbal communication, presentation, drafting and negotiation skills. Should have experience working with software developers and product managers to guide compliance with corporate policies and procedures and resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways.
 
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Corporate Counsel
Refer job# KBNV144245
 
Corporate Counsel The Candidate will be responsible to draft, review and negotiate a wide variety of commercial agreements, US and international, including sourcing agreements, customer agreements, confidentiality agreement, leases and other general agreements. Engage with business, working closely, on drafting, negotiating and reviewing contracts. Prepare template agreements for a variety of commercial agreements. Create and implement policies and procedures for contract management and administration in compliance with corporate policies. Provide training to business units regarding contract management and administration policies and procedures. Assist with compliance and international due diligence protection efforts. Support corporate, securities, corporate governance, and M&A efforts.

The candidate should have J.D. degree from an A.B.A. accredited law school and Member in good standing of Wisconsin or Minnesota state bar, or ability to become a member under either Wisconsins or Minnesotas in-house counsel rules with 5+ years of experience in drafting and negotiating commercial agreements involving licensing intellectual property, ideally with a focus on software and software as a service. Strong collaborative skills with the ability to lead cross functional teams through the disbursed, matrixed decision-making process to reach informed decision-making. Ability to interpret and comprehend complex legal documents and ability to convey complex legal issues in clear and concise business terms. Experience in managing risk while balancing the need to grow and sustain business relationships. Knowledge and understanding of working with customers, suppliers, distributors, vendors, subcontractors. Ability to prioritize work flow, work independently and efficiently. Strong and effective professional communication skills, both written and verbal. Strong attention to detail and follow-through and exceptional organizational skills. Knowledge and understanding of working with customers, suppliers, distributors, vendors, subcontractors. Ability to prioritize work flow, work independently and efficiently. Strong and effective professional communication skills, both written and verbal.
 
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Senior Attorney-Employment Law
Refer job# TEOM144250
 
Senior Attorney-Employment Law Responsibilities: Manage various employment law activities, including but not limited to EEOC charge responses, non-compete agreements, FMLA-ADA, Wage Hour, Class Action, E-discovery, and supports the Compliance Code of Conduct administration investigations. Support and advise senior management, human resources and divisions on complex matters to ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and policies. Participates in and influences the decision-making process with appropriate clients and stakeholders. Identifies and assesses legal risks and opportunities within the employment area and advises accordingly. Independently handles legal matters and projects ranging from basic to complex. Recognizes when the advice of more senior counsel or outside counsel is appropriate. Under the supervision of a more senior counsel, handles or participates in the handling of complex legal matters or projects, including managing outside counsel on employment related litigation. Ensures that appropriate clients and stakeholders are involved in the decision-making process. Manages the drafting and review negotiations as it relates to employment law documents, agreements etc. Educates clients and stakeholders on legal matters, policies and procedures. Develops and helps to implement policies and procedures within a defined practice area and/or specific geographic area. Advocates interests in assigned matters. Act as a subject matter expert on various critical projects including reorganizations, acquisitions and workforce reductions.

Qualifications: Law degree from an accredited U.S. law school and admission to the Bar. 4+ years of employment experience required. JD Degree required. Experience in handling employment matters before federal, state courts and administrative agencies. Preferred Qualifications: Experience in counseling clients on employment matters. Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Ability to appropriately prioritize workload, meet prescribed deadlines, and follow through on matters handled. Strong attention to detail; ability to spot issues and offer effective and appropriate business and legal solutions. Capable and at ease working as a team player and independently.
 
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Senior Counsel - Commercial Banking
Refer job# EWKT144176
 
Senior Counsel - Commercial Banking The candidate will join a team of lawyers and paralegals who are responsible for providing legal support in connection with commercial lending activities and related compliance and operational risk support for the Commercial Banking line of business at company. Will work directly with senior leadership in the business line and the loan centers to support companys credit policy and regulatory procedures along with developing innovative systems and solutions, including best practices that support the customer and advance the vision and values and goals of company. Must have 5+ years of experience as a practicing attorney with active State Bar membership. Ability to analyze legal issues in substantive law in area of practice and provide effective advice to clients on complex legal matters is preferred. Extensive knowledge and understanding of research, counsel, and guidance on complex legal questions or inquiries is desired. Experience building partnerships, functioning well with project teams, and working efficiently and for the success of the team is an asset. A strong understanding of Revised Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code, including collateral perfection, portfolio servicing, and lien release/subordination matters is a plus. Real estate lending experience including construction lending and advising on issues related to title, title insurance and land use is ideal. Experience in the financial services industry, including floor plan lending and SBA lending is preferred. Bankruptcy, workout and collection experience is desired. Application Deadline: June 4, 2019.
 
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Director, Strategic Coverage Counsel Environmental And Mass Tort Claim/asbestos, Life Science, Con
Refer job# CRNX144078
 
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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