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Contracts Counsel

Saint Charles MO Contracts Counsel The candidate will advise the commercial, operations and contracts teams with respect to all aspects of the legal environment, including commercial leasing, vendor contracts, real estate, insurance, and other matters. Oversee key elements of insurance claims litigation and customer contracts compliance. Maintain corporate compliance policies, including delegation of authority, record retention and vendor management. Manage various elements of the contracts management and administration process, including negotiating key terms with customers, suppliers, landlords, and other parties. Report to senior leadership regarding customer and vendor contracts matters. Serve as a model of ethical behavior for the organization. Ability to work with minimal supervision as well as in a team environment. Demonstrate a positive and professional image. A J.D. / law degree from an accredited institution and admission to the Missouri Bar. Should have 2 years legal experience working in an in-house legal department or within a transactional, corporate, or commercial group at a law firm. Some legal experience in commercial contracts, leasing contracts, insurance, insurance claims and litigation experience is a plus. Supervisory experience is a plus. Sound judgment and ability to analyze situations and information. Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. High degree of professional ethics and integrity. Fluency in MS Word. Proficiency in Excel is a plus. Proficiency in PowerPoint is a plus. Legal 2 - 0 Full-time 2022-11-23

Corporate Counsel: Transactions And Product

Springfield MO Corporate Counsel: Transactions and Product The candidate will review, draft, and negotiate a wide range of transactional documents and contractual arrangements. Support the sales pipeline by negotiating customer agreements to comply with company policies and risk tolerance. Will support and advise business, operations, engineering, finance, and sales teams on a wide variety of matters, including transactional matters, operational and regulatory issues, and technology development. Communicate legal concepts to non-legal individuals in a usable and understandable manner. Collaborate with legal colleagues and subject matter experts to advise business clients on legal issues and risks, approval processes, company policies and procedures, intellectual property and business strategy, and data privacy issues. Interpret and advise on laws and rules that affect Jack Henry, such as data privacy laws, consumer protection laws, federal and state money transmission and banking regulations, and NACHA rules. Support the improvement of standard form agreements and legal processes, approaches, and playbooks. Be a reliable teammate willing to help others and adapt well when there is ambiguity. May perform other job duties as assigned.

The candidate should have a Juris Doctorate degree and admit to, and in good standing with, a State Bar. Must have 5 years of experience in legal practice. Experience in the financial services, fintech, payments and/or technology industries is required. Experience as in-house or outside counsel for a fintech, financial institution, or financial services or payments platform focusing on transactional and product counsel-related matters is preferred. Sound judgment, interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and as part of a team, and excellent time management plus.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2022-11-23

Corporate Counsel: Transactions And Product

Monett MO Corporate Counsel: Transactions and Product The candidate will review, draft, and negotiate a wide range of transactional documents and contractual arrangements. Support the sales pipeline by negotiating customer agreements to comply with company policies and risk tolerance. Will support and advise business, operations, engineering, finance, and sales teams on a wide variety of matters, including transactional matters, operational and regulatory issues, and technology development. Communicate legal concepts to non-legal individuals in a usable and understandable manner. Collaborate with legal colleagues and subject matter experts to advise business clients on legal issues and risks, approval processes, company policies and procedures, intellectual property and business strategy, and data privacy issues. Interpret and advise on laws and rules that affect Jack Henry, such as data privacy laws, consumer protection laws, federal and state money transmission and banking regulations, and NACHA rules. Support the improvement of standard form agreements and legal processes, approaches, and playbooks. Be a reliable teammate willing to help others and adapt well when there is ambiguity. May perform other job duties as assigned.

The candidate should have a Juris Doctorate degree and admit to, and in good standing with, a State Bar. Must have 5 years of experience in legal practice. Experience in the financial services, fintech, payments and/or technology industries is required. Experience as in-house or outside counsel for a fintech, financial institution, or financial services or payments platform focusing on transactional and product counsel-related matters is preferred. Sound judgment, interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and as part of a team, and excellent time management plus.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2022-11-23

Insurance Defense Attorney

Kansas City MO Insurance Defense Attorney The candidate will represent the firm and the policyholders in moderately complex civil litigation matters involving claims for monetary damages or compensation for personal injuries or property damage of moderate value. Manage the entire legal process, from investigation and discovery though trial prep and court proceedings representing clients in depositions, site inspections, court hearings, trials, etc. and negotiating settlements as required. Research all applicable laws and findings, will develop appropriate legal strategies for all stages of litigation and share them with claims representatives and insured clients. Establish and maintain good relationships with claims representatives and insured clients, and occasionally conduct training sessions for Legal, Claims or other departments. Develop and render clear, unambiguous legal opinions and strategies, and draft legal documents including pleadings and motions. Provide guidance and direction to junior attorneys, paralegals or law clerks, while also having opportunities to interact and collaborate with Home Office Legal. JD degree is required. Should have 3+ years of successful experience conducting discovery, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations, hearings and trials. Experience representing insurance companies is required. Appropriate special licenses to practice before boards or federal courts is preferred. Membership in Kansas and Missouri Bar is required. Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2022-11-16

Intellectual Property Attorney

Hazelwood MO Intellectual Property Attorney Duties: The candidate will support Research for university alliance agreements, joint development agreements, and all other Research transactional needs. Manage patent dockets, instruct outside counsel on the strategic decisions in preparation/prosecution and support internal clients on patent-related matters. Provide transactional support on patent-related transactions including patent licenses and patent assignments.

Qualifications: A Master's Degree is required. A Doctorate Degree is preferred. Should be experienced in negotiating patent-related agreements. Experience overseeing patent dockets. Preferred Technical and Professional Experience. Software background with experience in negotiating patent licenses. Experience in patent assignments. Experience with a university collaboration agreement. Required Technical and Professional Expertise.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2022-11-16

Senior Counsel, Privacy And Data Protection

Jefferson City MO Senior Counsel, Privacy and Data Protection Duties: The candidate will play an immediate and direct role in providing legal support for scaling Circle's product suite, enterprise risk, and compliance functions, and the global privacy and cybersecurity program, advising the company on a wide range of regulatory, compliance, governance, enterprise risk, privacy and cybersecurity matters, contributing to and overseeing a variety of design, implementation and operation objectives, aligning and coordinating priorities and activities with cross-functional stakeholders. We are looking for someone who is highly proactive, accountable, team-oriented, capable of managing multiple competing priorities, and excited to join a lean team that executes on a variety of novel and complex legal issues. Providing support to Circle's global legal operations, risk management efforts and strategic business objectives and priorities. Advising Circle stakeholders on, among other things, comprehensive approaches to a variety of product development initiatives, regulatory compliance and enterprise risk management matters and guidance, implementation and maintenance with respect to crisis management, privacy, data protection and cybersecurity frameworks globally. Collaborating closely with information security, compliance and enterprise risk team members to define scope, engage stakeholders, prioritize and drive execution of key crisis management, privacy compliance, data protection and cybersecurity initiatives. Owning and managing multiple project initiatives, legally compliant process improvements, and workstreams critical to large-scale, complex privacy projects. Conducting privacy impact and risk assessments, and leading adoption of internal privacy principles, ensuring privacy by design into business operations. Providing training, thought leadership, and mentoring worldwide on privacy and cybersecurity consistent with Circle's related policies, standards and procedures. Conducting, overseeing and providing support in connection with internal investigations. Proactively identifying a variety of compliance risk areas and strategies to mitigate them.

Qualifications: A JD (or foreign equivalent degree) and active membership in at least one US State Bar. Prior in-house experience for at least 5 years a must, including public traded companies. Should have 15+ of legal experience with strong knowledge. Development and management of an effective global privacy and cybersecurity program, including relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards, ideally in a financial services environment. Privacy laws and issues in relation to evolving technology, preferably in the cryptocurrency and blockchain ecosystem. Broad product development and compliance experience ideally in crypto/fintech, including implementation of enterprise risk management standards and Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) tools and systems. Experience working with and presenting to diverse, cross-functional teams and senior leadership. CIPP certification is strongly preferred. Experience/familiarity with Slack, Apple MacOS and GSuite.
Legal 15 - 0 Full-time 2022-11-16

Intellectual Property Attorney

Columbia MO Intellectual Property Attorney Duties: The candidate will support Research for university alliance agreements, joint development agreements, and all other Research transactional needs. Manage patent dockets, instruct outside counsel on the strategic decisions in preparation/prosecution and support internal clients on patent-related matters. Provide transactional support on patent-related transactions including patent licenses and patent assignments.

Qualifications: A Master's Degree is required. A Doctorate Degree is preferred. Should be experienced in negotiating patent-related agreements. Experience overseeing patent dockets. Preferred Technical and Professional Experience. Software background with experience in negotiating patent licenses. Experience in patent assignments. Experience with a university collaboration agreement. Required Technical and Professional Expertise.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2022-11-16

Erisa Compliance Attorney

Kansas City MO ERISA Compliance Attorney The candidate will provide prompt, practical compliance and technical support, both for our associates and for clients, on all employee benefit-related aspects of ERISA, the ACA, the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) and other relevant laws as they affect employee welfare benefit plans. The candidate must also be able to communicate these findings and recommendations clearly and succinctly, in layman's terms. Research and prepare (or update) articles for periodic Compliance Alerts, expanded publications such as Employer Guides, and internal training and briefing documents such as white papers and various practice aids. Manage or share in managing complex compliance assignments, operational compliance reviews, plan compliance projects, government filings, and routine compliance management services. Prepare and present webcasts and live, in-person presentations on ERISA-related topics in a pragmatic, practical manner. Build strong relationships with internal Associates, external partners and with clients of the firm. Participate in developing creative, strategic, proactive, and technically correct advice to clients both in special situations and as part of day-to-day responsibilities. Actively participate in client and prospect meetings on demand, to gather information about potential clients, establish client needs, clarify expectations, develop strategies, and obtain feedback. Keep abreast of developments in the field to maintain technical, and professional expertise.

The candidate should have a law degree and concomitant research and writing skills. Should have 4 years of law firm experience specializing in employee health and welfare benefits or 8 years of experience in the employee health and welfare benefits/ERISA field generally, with a demonstrably strong focus on compliance advice, particularly with respect to ERISA and ACA. Service-oriented attitude. This position requires the support of clients of the firm, and of internal associates who work under demanding timelines, and often with limited knowledge of ERISA compliance matters. A pleasant, service-oriented attitude, and ability to communicate complex concepts in a practical, common-sense manner, are critical. Must display strong written and oral communication skills including the ability to articulate complex concepts. Strong project management, time management, and organizational skills. Working knowledge of Microsoft products (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) or similar software applications.
Legal 4 - 8 Full-time 2022-11-14

Vp, Associate General Counsel - Employment & Litigation

Saint Louis MO VP, Associate General Counsel - Employment & Litigation The candidate will be providing high quality legal advice and counsel in a timely fashion to the General Counsel, other legal team members and business partners on HR and employment issues pertaining to the operations and continued growth and expansion of our home service plan business and related businesses. Providing lead legal support to People team regarding employment and labor-related matters, which may include employee relations issues, policy development, and employee benefit plan compliance. Assuring company compliance with federal, state and local labor and employment laws including the Fair Labor Standards Act, State and local wage and hour laws, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Occupational Safety and Health Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, Title VII, and ERISA. Overseeing and handling the company's response in various dispute proceedings including federal and state litigation matters and administrative proceedings before the EEOC and state human rights agencies. Assisting as needed on labor and employment issues for the company's international operations. Overseeing and managing the company's response in various consumer and commercial disputes proceedings including federal and state litigation matters and AAA arbitrations. Identifying and analyzing legal issues, and effectively communicating sound, understandable legal recommendations to the appropriate business team members. Actively participating in a collaborative manner in cross-functional business teams to identify, evaluate, and resolve complex business issues and risks. Ensuring compliance with legal requirements and company policies generally applicable to the company's business. Willingness to handle other projects and matters as may be assigned from time to time. Working with and supervising outside counsel on various legal matters as appropriate. J.D possessing significant employment and litigation expertise, with ~12-15 years of relevant experience within a law firm and/or in-house legal department. Expertise operating in a complex regulatory environment and/or an innovative or rapidly-growing company or similar business venture, is strongly preferred. Top academic record and large firm experience strongly preferred. Experience with supporting a home service plan business or customer service operations is a strong plus. Strong business acumen. Creative problem solver with customer focus and can do attitude. Self-starter who will initiate projects and anticipate needs before they become critical. Ability to multi-task with a sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines within a changing, fast?paced environment. Strategic thinker with a solutions orientation. Team player with strong interpersonal skills. Excellent communication and presentation skills. Proven history of developing cross?functional relationships with all levels of an organization and functional expertise. Able to easily build rapport and the gain the confidence and respect of peers and senior leaders. Demonstrated ability to handle difficult issues in a professional, assertive and proactive manner; and Good standing in a state bar with the ability to join the Tennessee bar as in-house counsel. Legal 12 - 15 Full-time 2022-11-07

Insurance Counsel

Columbia MO Insurance Counsel The candidate will perform administrative and management functions related to the legal and regulatory compliance of internal captive and other large commercial insurance products including related reinsurance, agency production, and other risk transfer agreements. Advise internal claim staff and external insurance carrier counsel on claims settlements, coverage opinions and judgments in compliance with business objectives and applicable insurance laws and regulations. Consult regularly on claims and risk management issues, policies and procedures with internal Insurance and Risk Management personnel. Initiate and support subrogation pursuits in compliance with the law and Company policies and procedures for recovery of third-party liability for damages. Prepare for and participate in complex, large exposure claim reviews. Establish, negotiate and maintain insurance vendor relationships and contracts. Support mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and other growth-oriented transactions by reviewing relevant insurance and corporate risk-related items. Maintain and enhance company reputation with insurance companies, brokers, courts, vendors, outside counsel, and customers. Effective advocacy on behalf of the Company in hearings, trials, and mediations. Negotiate with opposing counsel, conduct discovery, prepare pleadings, and respond to discovery and prepare and attend hearings and trials. Stay current on applicable federal and state laws related to captive insurance companies and insurance agency regulations. Maintain and protect the integrity of the company in an ethical and diligent manner. Assist the Legal Department efforts in the creation, implementation and refinement of forms, processes, policies and procedures to create efficiencies and cost savings.

The candidate should have a J.D. from an accredited law school. Attorney license in good standing and admission to the bar in at least the State of Missouri, with licensure in multiple states or willingness to obtain licensure in multiple states preferred. Should have 10 years of substantive legal experience in private practice focusing on insurance or an insurance company's legal department. A demonstrated record of experience with the insurance company and agency laws and regulations, multiple jurisdictional claims handling, and related insurance issues at federal, state and local levels. Works with others in a collaborative and solution-focused manner to achieve win-win outcomes. Ability to multi-task within a fast-paced work environment with very detailed information and maintain a high degree of accuracy. Proactive work ethic demonstrating initiative. Ability to organize, coordinate, manage self and time effectively, prioritize projects, and meet deadlines. Ability to communicate effectively, professionally, and persuasively with employees, managers, and the public, both verbally and in writing. Adaptable to growth and changes in organization, role, and systems.
Legal 10 - 0 Full-time 2022-11-05
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Contracts Counsel
Refer job# LIAQ171549
 
Contracts Counsel The candidate will advise the commercial, operations and contracts teams with respect to all aspects of the legal environment, including commercial leasing, vendor contracts, real estate, insurance, and other matters. Oversee key elements of insurance claims litigation and customer contracts compliance. Maintain corporate compliance policies, including delegation of authority, record retention and vendor management. Manage various elements of the contracts management and administration process, including negotiating key terms with customers, suppliers, landlords, and other parties. Report to senior leadership regarding customer and vendor contracts matters. Serve as a model of ethical behavior for the organization. Ability to work with minimal supervision as well as in a team environment. Demonstrate a positive and professional image. A J.D. / law degree from an accredited institution and admission to the Missouri Bar. Should have 2 years legal experience working in an in-house legal department or within a transactional, corporate, or commercial group at a law firm. Some legal experience in commercial contracts, leasing contracts, insurance, insurance claims and litigation experience is a plus. Supervisory experience is a plus. Sound judgment and ability to analyze situations and information. Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. High degree of professional ethics and integrity. Fluency in MS Word. Proficiency in Excel is a plus. Proficiency in PowerPoint is a plus.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Corporate Counsel: Transactions And Product
Refer job# UJGN171552
 
Corporate Counsel: Transactions and Product The candidate will review, draft, and negotiate a wide range of transactional documents and contractual arrangements. Support the sales pipeline by negotiating customer agreements to comply with company policies and risk tolerance. Will support and advise business, operations, engineering, finance, and sales teams on a wide variety of matters, including transactional matters, operational and regulatory issues, and technology development. Communicate legal concepts to non-legal individuals in a usable and understandable manner. Collaborate with legal colleagues and subject matter experts to advise business clients on legal issues and risks, approval processes, company policies and procedures, intellectual property and business strategy, and data privacy issues. Interpret and advise on laws and rules that affect Jack Henry, such as data privacy laws, consumer protection laws, federal and state money transmission and banking regulations, and NACHA rules. Support the improvement of standard form agreements and legal processes, approaches, and playbooks. Be a reliable teammate willing to help others and adapt well when there is ambiguity. May perform other job duties as assigned.

The candidate should have a Juris Doctorate degree and admit to, and in good standing with, a State Bar. Must have 5 years of experience in legal practice. Experience in the financial services, fintech, payments and/or technology industries is required. Experience as in-house or outside counsel for a fintech, financial institution, or financial services or payments platform focusing on transactional and product counsel-related matters is preferred. Sound judgment, interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and as part of a team, and excellent time management plus.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Corporate Counsel: Transactions And Product
Refer job# IJWK171553
 
Corporate Counsel: Transactions and Product The candidate will review, draft, and negotiate a wide range of transactional documents and contractual arrangements. Support the sales pipeline by negotiating customer agreements to comply with company policies and risk tolerance. Will support and advise business, operations, engineering, finance, and sales teams on a wide variety of matters, including transactional matters, operational and regulatory issues, and technology development. Communicate legal concepts to non-legal individuals in a usable and understandable manner. Collaborate with legal colleagues and subject matter experts to advise business clients on legal issues and risks, approval processes, company policies and procedures, intellectual property and business strategy, and data privacy issues. Interpret and advise on laws and rules that affect Jack Henry, such as data privacy laws, consumer protection laws, federal and state money transmission and banking regulations, and NACHA rules. Support the improvement of standard form agreements and legal processes, approaches, and playbooks. Be a reliable teammate willing to help others and adapt well when there is ambiguity. May perform other job duties as assigned.

The candidate should have a Juris Doctorate degree and admit to, and in good standing with, a State Bar. Must have 5 years of experience in legal practice. Experience in the financial services, fintech, payments and/or technology industries is required. Experience as in-house or outside counsel for a fintech, financial institution, or financial services or payments platform focusing on transactional and product counsel-related matters is preferred. Sound judgment, interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and as part of a team, and excellent time management plus.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Insurance Defense Attorney
Refer job# LLGV171389
 
Insurance Defense Attorney The candidate will represent the firm and the policyholders in moderately complex civil litigation matters involving claims for monetary damages or compensation for personal injuries or property damage of moderate value. Manage the entire legal process, from investigation and discovery though trial prep and court proceedings representing clients in depositions, site inspections, court hearings, trials, etc. and negotiating settlements as required. Research all applicable laws and findings, will develop appropriate legal strategies for all stages of litigation and share them with claims representatives and insured clients. Establish and maintain good relationships with claims representatives and insured clients, and occasionally conduct training sessions for Legal, Claims or other departments. Develop and render clear, unambiguous legal opinions and strategies, and draft legal documents including pleadings and motions. Provide guidance and direction to junior attorneys, paralegals or law clerks, while also having opportunities to interact and collaborate with Home Office Legal. JD degree is required. Should have 3+ years of successful experience conducting discovery, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations, hearings and trials. Experience representing insurance companies is required. Appropriate special licenses to practice before boards or federal courts is preferred. Membership in Kansas and Missouri Bar is required.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Intellectual Property Attorney
Refer job# CMWR171395
 
Intellectual Property Attorney Duties: The candidate will support Research for university alliance agreements, joint development agreements, and all other Research transactional needs. Manage patent dockets, instruct outside counsel on the strategic decisions in preparation/prosecution and support internal clients on patent-related matters. Provide transactional support on patent-related transactions including patent licenses and patent assignments.

Qualifications: A Master's Degree is required. A Doctorate Degree is preferred. Should be experienced in negotiating patent-related agreements. Experience overseeing patent dockets. Preferred Technical and Professional Experience. Software background with experience in negotiating patent licenses. Experience in patent assignments. Experience with a university collaboration agreement. Required Technical and Professional Expertise.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Senior Counsel, Privacy And Data Protection
Refer job# SNSV171438
 
Senior Counsel, Privacy and Data Protection Duties: The candidate will play an immediate and direct role in providing legal support for scaling Circle's product suite, enterprise risk, and compliance functions, and the global privacy and cybersecurity program, advising the company on a wide range of regulatory, compliance, governance, enterprise risk, privacy and cybersecurity matters, contributing to and overseeing a variety of design, implementation and operation objectives, aligning and coordinating priorities and activities with cross-functional stakeholders. We are looking for someone who is highly proactive, accountable, team-oriented, capable of managing multiple competing priorities, and excited to join a lean team that executes on a variety of novel and complex legal issues. Providing support to Circle's global legal operations, risk management efforts and strategic business objectives and priorities. Advising Circle stakeholders on, among other things, comprehensive approaches to a variety of product development initiatives, regulatory compliance and enterprise risk management matters and guidance, implementation and maintenance with respect to crisis management, privacy, data protection and cybersecurity frameworks globally. Collaborating closely with information security, compliance and enterprise risk team members to define scope, engage stakeholders, prioritize and drive execution of key crisis management, privacy compliance, data protection and cybersecurity initiatives. Owning and managing multiple project initiatives, legally compliant process improvements, and workstreams critical to large-scale, complex privacy projects. Conducting privacy impact and risk assessments, and leading adoption of internal privacy principles, ensuring privacy by design into business operations. Providing training, thought leadership, and mentoring worldwide on privacy and cybersecurity consistent with Circle's related policies, standards and procedures. Conducting, overseeing and providing support in connection with internal investigations. Proactively identifying a variety of compliance risk areas and strategies to mitigate them.

Qualifications: A JD (or foreign equivalent degree) and active membership in at least one US State Bar. Prior in-house experience for at least 5 years a must, including public traded companies. Should have 15+ of legal experience with strong knowledge. Development and management of an effective global privacy and cybersecurity program, including relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards, ideally in a financial services environment. Privacy laws and issues in relation to evolving technology, preferably in the cryptocurrency and blockchain ecosystem. Broad product development and compliance experience ideally in crypto/fintech, including implementation of enterprise risk management standards and Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) tools and systems. Experience working with and presenting to diverse, cross-functional teams and senior leadership. CIPP certification is strongly preferred. Experience/familiarity with Slack, Apple MacOS and GSuite.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Intellectual Property Attorney
Refer job# XOQE171461
 
Intellectual Property Attorney Duties: The candidate will support Research for university alliance agreements, joint development agreements, and all other Research transactional needs. Manage patent dockets, instruct outside counsel on the strategic decisions in preparation/prosecution and support internal clients on patent-related matters. Provide transactional support on patent-related transactions including patent licenses and patent assignments.

Qualifications: A Master's Degree is required. A Doctorate Degree is preferred. Should be experienced in negotiating patent-related agreements. Experience overseeing patent dockets. Preferred Technical and Professional Experience. Software background with experience in negotiating patent licenses. Experience in patent assignments. Experience with a university collaboration agreement. Required Technical and Professional Expertise.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Erisa Compliance Attorney
Refer job# BLUK171367
 
ERISA Compliance Attorney The candidate will provide prompt, practical compliance and technical support, both for our associates and for clients, on all employee benefit-related aspects of ERISA, the ACA, the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) and other relevant laws as they affect employee welfare benefit plans. The candidate must also be able to communicate these findings and recommendations clearly and succinctly, in layman's terms. Research and prepare (or update) articles for periodic Compliance Alerts, expanded publications such as Employer Guides, and internal training and briefing documents such as white papers and various practice aids. Manage or share in managing complex compliance assignments, operational compliance reviews, plan compliance projects, government filings, and routine compliance management services. Prepare and present webcasts and live, in-person presentations on ERISA-related topics in a pragmatic, practical manner. Build strong relationships with internal Associates, external partners and with clients of the firm. Participate in developing creative, strategic, proactive, and technically correct advice to clients both in special situations and as part of day-to-day responsibilities. Actively participate in client and prospect meetings on demand, to gather information about potential clients, establish client needs, clarify expectations, develop strategies, and obtain feedback. Keep abreast of developments in the field to maintain technical, and professional expertise.

The candidate should have a law degree and concomitant research and writing skills. Should have 4 years of law firm experience specializing in employee health and welfare benefits or 8 years of experience in the employee health and welfare benefits/ERISA field generally, with a demonstrably strong focus on compliance advice, particularly with respect to ERISA and ACA. Service-oriented attitude. This position requires the support of clients of the firm, and of internal associates who work under demanding timelines, and often with limited knowledge of ERISA compliance matters. A pleasant, service-oriented attitude, and ability to communicate complex concepts in a practical, common-sense manner, are critical. Must display strong written and oral communication skills including the ability to articulate complex concepts. Strong project management, time management, and organizational skills. Working knowledge of Microsoft products (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) or similar software applications.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Vp, Associate General Counsel - Employment & Litigation
Refer job# XZRR171274
 
VP, Associate General Counsel - Employment & Litigation The candidate will be providing high quality legal advice and counsel in a timely fashion to the General Counsel, other legal team members and business partners on HR and employment issues pertaining to the operations and continued growth and expansion of our home service plan business and related businesses. Providing lead legal support to People team regarding employment and labor-related matters, which may include employee relations issues, policy development, and employee benefit plan compliance. Assuring company compliance with federal, state and local labor and employment laws including the Fair Labor Standards Act, State and local wage and hour laws, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Occupational Safety and Health Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, Title VII, and ERISA. Overseeing and handling the company's response in various dispute proceedings including federal and state litigation matters and administrative proceedings before the EEOC and state human rights agencies. Assisting as needed on labor and employment issues for the company's international operations. Overseeing and managing the company's response in various consumer and commercial disputes proceedings including federal and state litigation matters and AAA arbitrations. Identifying and analyzing legal issues, and effectively communicating sound, understandable legal recommendations to the appropriate business team members. Actively participating in a collaborative manner in cross-functional business teams to identify, evaluate, and resolve complex business issues and risks. Ensuring compliance with legal requirements and company policies generally applicable to the company's business. Willingness to handle other projects and matters as may be assigned from time to time. Working with and supervising outside counsel on various legal matters as appropriate. J.D possessing significant employment and litigation expertise, with ~12-15 years of relevant experience within a law firm and/or in-house legal department. Expertise operating in a complex regulatory environment and/or an innovative or rapidly-growing company or similar business venture, is strongly preferred. Top academic record and large firm experience strongly preferred. Experience with supporting a home service plan business or customer service operations is a strong plus. Strong business acumen. Creative problem solver with customer focus and can do attitude. Self-starter who will initiate projects and anticipate needs before they become critical. Ability to multi-task with a sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines within a changing, fast?paced environment. Strategic thinker with a solutions orientation. Team player with strong interpersonal skills. Excellent communication and presentation skills. Proven history of developing cross?functional relationships with all levels of an organization and functional expertise. Able to easily build rapport and the gain the confidence and respect of peers and senior leaders. Demonstrated ability to handle difficult issues in a professional, assertive and proactive manner; and Good standing in a state bar with the ability to join the Tennessee bar as in-house counsel.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Insurance Counsel
Refer job# XDUD171255
 
Insurance Counsel The candidate will perform administrative and management functions related to the legal and regulatory compliance of internal captive and other large commercial insurance products including related reinsurance, agency production, and other risk transfer agreements. Advise internal claim staff and external insurance carrier counsel on claims settlements, coverage opinions and judgments in compliance with business objectives and applicable insurance laws and regulations. Consult regularly on claims and risk management issues, policies and procedures with internal Insurance and Risk Management personnel. Initiate and support subrogation pursuits in compliance with the law and Company policies and procedures for recovery of third-party liability for damages. Prepare for and participate in complex, large exposure claim reviews. Establish, negotiate and maintain insurance vendor relationships and contracts. Support mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and other growth-oriented transactions by reviewing relevant insurance and corporate risk-related items. Maintain and enhance company reputation with insurance companies, brokers, courts, vendors, outside counsel, and customers. Effective advocacy on behalf of the Company in hearings, trials, and mediations. Negotiate with opposing counsel, conduct discovery, prepare pleadings, and respond to discovery and prepare and attend hearings and trials. Stay current on applicable federal and state laws related to captive insurance companies and insurance agency regulations. Maintain and protect the integrity of the company in an ethical and diligent manner. Assist the Legal Department efforts in the creation, implementation and refinement of forms, processes, policies and procedures to create efficiencies and cost savings.

The candidate should have a J.D. from an accredited law school. Attorney license in good standing and admission to the bar in at least the State of Missouri, with licensure in multiple states or willingness to obtain licensure in multiple states preferred. Should have 10 years of substantive legal experience in private practice focusing on insurance or an insurance company's legal department. A demonstrated record of experience with the insurance company and agency laws and regulations, multiple jurisdictional claims handling, and related insurance issues at federal, state and local levels. Works with others in a collaborative and solution-focused manner to achieve win-win outcomes. Ability to multi-task within a fast-paced work environment with very detailed information and maintain a high degree of accuracy. Proactive work ethic demonstrating initiative. Ability to organize, coordinate, manage self and time effectively, prioritize projects, and meet deadlines. Ability to communicate effectively, professionally, and persuasively with employees, managers, and the public, both verbally and in writing. Adaptable to growth and changes in organization, role, and systems.
 
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