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Counsel 3 - Employment Counseling and Litigation

Saint Louis MO Counsel 3 - Employment Counseling and Litigation The candidate will join Legal Department. Will join a team of attorneys responsible for handling employment-related legal issues for Company and its subsidiaries, including managing administrative agency claims, threatened litigation, litigation and outside counsel relationships; providing advice, counsel and risk management training to business line management and Human Resources; developing and drafting policies, plans, agreements and contracts; and working on reports and projects as may be needed.

The candidate should have active State Bar membership. Should have 5+ years of experience as a practicing attorney. 5 years of employment law experience is preferred. Should have knowledge of and extensive experience in state and federal employment laws and regulations. Should have knowledge and experience with handling employment law matters at all litigation stages, including the administrative agency process, Must be able to assume responsibility quickly and have the ability to work in a complex environment requiring a high degree of collaboration. Class action litigation and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority experience is preferred. Ability to analyze legal issues in substantive law in area of practice and provide effective advice to clients on complex legal matters is desired. Extensive knowledge and understanding of research, counsel, and guidance on complex legal questions or inquiries is preferred. Strong attention to detail and accuracy skills are desired. Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills are preferred. Effective organizational, multi tasking, and prioritizing skills are desired. Close Date 08/26/2018
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2018-08-19

Legal And Commercial Corporate Matters Counsel

Saint Louis MO Legal and Commercial Corporate Matters Counsel The candidate will prepare board resolutions, presentations and other board materials relating to company transactions, annual meetings, share plan operations and related matters; and otherwise support the board and committee meeting material preparation and distribution process. Will aid in the preparation of the company's filings with, and other matters concerning, the SEC (including filings on Forms 10-Q, 10-K and 8-K, Section 16 filings, no action letters and similar items). Aid in the preparation of the company's annual proxy/information statements, manage directors' and officers' questionnaires and participate in the planning of and preparation for shareholder meetings. Assist with Irish corporate law filings and NYSE compliance matters, including with regard to director independence and related party transactions. Review the company's websites and other communications for compliance with SEC and other regulations. Research current topics within the areas of corporate law, securities and finance; prepare memoranda for internal distribution and education of these developments. Respond to internal inquiries related to SEC compliance and corporate secretarial matters. Provide support for other corporate transactions, as needed. Help to organize and manage the team's internal databases of research and filing information. Develop internal guidelines, toolkits, policies and packaged knowledge on various legal and business issues. Manage both in-house and outside legal resources.

The candidate should have J.D. Degree from an accredited law school. Must have 3 years of legal experience managing securities compliance and corporate governance matters in a law firm or fast-paced corporate legal department. Proven ability to efficiently manage and contribute to significant numbers of projects simultaneously is preferred. In-house experience is preferred. Experience or interest in working with international corporate and regulatory compliance issues, specifically Irish corporate law is preferred.
Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2018-08-13

Corporate Counsel- Litigation

Kansas City MO Ref: 276313BR Corporate Counsel- Litigation The candidate will provide legal advice to firm and its subsidiaries on a variety of legal issues, primarily in the area of litigation. Coordinate with VP, Deputy General Counsel and other members of the Legal Department to advise the Company on a variety of legal matters, primarily in the area of litigation. Resolve various legal issues by litigating or negotiating conclusions, or by otherwise responding to regulatory and other inquiries, complaints and disputes. Prepare legal positions by researching issues and reviewing documents. Achieve legal objectives by gathering pertinent information, identifying and evaluating options and choosing a course of action. Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, benchmarking state-of-the-art practices and/or participating in professional societies. Contribute to team effort by timely meeting commitments and working smart with minimal supervision. Effectively manage outside counsel. Must have Juris Doctorate degree plus license to practice law in one or more states. Passed or willing to apply for Missouri Bar. Should have 5+ years of experience in the practice of law with an emphasis on litigation. Legal research skills is needed. Understanding and previous use of a Windows-based computer system with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint is must. Experience handling a broad range of litigation and eDiscovery matters is preferred. Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2018-08-11

Nutrition & Health Corporate Counsel

Saint Louis MO Nutrition & Health Corporate Counsel The candidate provides a wide range of legal support to various business units and functions with Nutrition and Health, including general commercial and corporate legal support, contract negotiation and drafting, corporate compliance, and other related duties. May serve as primary commercial legal resource for specific business units, product lines, key accounts and/or strategic initiatives. May also serve as primary legal resource for specified regional office or in specified legal practice area (as applicable). Ensures corporate compliance with local and national law and regulations, as well as company policies. Drafts, reviews and negotiates commercial contracts of a diverse nature with external, international parties balancing commercial opportunities and risk mitigation within the Nutrition & Health business. Provides strategy, direction and guidance to internal stakeholders in legal matters end-to-end in product cycle and across the supply chain. Counsels on a broad variety of legal subjects, including company, food, pharma, antitrust, intellectual property and employment laws. Assesses and manages legal risks by ensuring legal compliance and applying company policies and procedures. Provides management with legal analysis and recommendations regarding threatened disputes and litigation and engages outside counsel representing company to ensure requisite expert legal advice is obtained when/as necessary. Identifies business needs for and delivers education on selected legal subjects. Establishes strong and collaborative relationships with business and management teams that are open, balanced, objective and have integrity. Keeps Legal management and business leaders well informed of significant case developments. Contributing to the further development of company Legal process optimization, and legal tools M&A activities, project management and other duties, as directed by Associate General Counsel.

A Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school required. Should have 4-5 years of experience practicing as a licensed attorney at a law firm, corporation or with the government. Experience required in drafting, negotiating and implementing commercial contracts within product supplies, joint development and transactions. Experience preferred within antitrust, dispute resolution, risk management plus food and pharma laws. Required Skills: Licensed member and in good standing of at least one US state Bar. Should have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, including ability to make recommendations. Must have exceptional verbal and written communication skills necessary o communicate with all levels of management and other parts of the organization. Should have time management and organizational skills necessary to independently manage and appropriately prioritize case load, to meet deadlines and goals. Must have ability to maintain confidentiality and project a professional image at all times.
Legal 4 - 5 Full-time 2018-08-01

Compliance Counsel

Saint Louis MO Compliance Counsel Candidate must have excellent academic credentials. Legal 0 - 0 Full-time 2018-08-01

Associate General Counsel - Corporate Securities

Saint Louis MO Associate General Counsel - Corporate Securities The candidate will partner with business groups across the firm to ensure corporate and regulatory filings are properly and timely submitted, as well as provide advice regarding various business entities and corporate governance. Will be responsible for corporate registrations and providing business entity advice. Identify and address all legal requirements and ensuring business entity reports are filed in all 50 states to ensure the firm remains appropriately licensed. Review and provide advice for SEC and FINRA filings, including 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, Form BD, etc. Work closely with finance regulatory reporting, including engagement of and representations for external auditors. Identify risks and consult with subject matter experts to enable business objectives are met. Conduct legal research and communicate the analysis to senior leaders throughout the firm. Partner with business areas to bring perspective, create solutions and use judgment to determine next steps. Effectively communicate and share information across the organization. Manage a work load that is large, diverse and complex.

The candidate should have J.D. Degree and license to practice law in Missouri or an equivalent state. Must have 3-5 years of progressive responsibility as an attorney in private practice, in the public sector or in an in-house counsel capacity. Prior experience with corporate governance / compliance and securities regulation is highly preferred. Regulatory and industry experience is beneficial. Accounting or finance undergraduate degree or professional experience is preferred. Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve complex matters is required. Strong verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills needed.
Legal 3 - 5 Full-time 2018-07-26

Vice President, Intellectual Property Counsel

Saint Louis MO Vice President, Intellectual Property Counsel The candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive intellectual property strategy. This role leverages strong advocacy ability to persuasively present before third parties and senior executives and to work collaboratively across internal teams to resolve legal and intellectual property issues. Serve as a valued strategic partner to the business to devise and execute successful IP enablement and protection strategies. Actively develop and manage a patent portfolio to protect key differentiating aspects of company's technologies, including managing outside counsel on patent drafting and prosecution, improving quality, scope and litigability of patent applications and claims, and tracking patent budget and spending. Collaborate in the Drafting, reviewing and negotiating of a wide range of technology contracts and IP related agreements and provisions including non-disclosure agreements, joint development agreements, sponsored research agreements and government funding agreements. Provide counsel to the business on licenses, collaboration agreements and other third-party transactions impacting the protection or other disposition of IP rights. Lead investigations into encroachments on the Company's IP rights and provide guidance on potential enforcement actions. Counsel the business on evolving developments in IP law, recommending policy and process changes as needed to enable business goals and objectives. Counsel management on IP matters involving patents, trade secrets, trademarks and copyrights. Analyze IP landscapes, perform IP risk assessments and develop IP sustainability strategies. Lead and contribute to the development of business processes and policies to better enable achievement of business objectives, mitigate risk, reduce inefficiencies and improve effectiveness. Collaborate with counsel regarding IP procurement and enforcement strategies. Develop programs to protect IP and accomplish business goals; provide training to management and engineering teams. Counsel legal, business, and marketing teams on legal issues involving product innovation. Develop appropriate policies and procedures for protection of Intellectual Property.

The candidate should have a Juris Doctorate (JD) from accredited law school. U.S. Bar admission (Missouri or other state) or eligibility to be admitted to the Missouri Bar is required. At least 10 years of legal experience with deep legal knowledge and experience in the following areas: patent prosecution, trademarks, copyright, domain names, open source, and intellectual property and software licensing. Strong intellectual capacity and high personal standards of excellence. Strong business and technology acumen; capacity to learn the business and technology quickly. Ability to work collaboratively across organizational boundaries, providing counsel to legal, business, and marketing teams on legal issues involving product innovation. Demonstrated ability to identify protectable IP and establish relevant policies and procedures. Excellent organizational skills, including attention to detail and ability to create specific action plans based on general guidance and deliver results. Ability to see the big picture and identify and design-out problems from the outset; continuous improvement mindset. Use sound judgment and strong analytic skills to make decisions, communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, work well with others in a team environment and resolve complex issues. Professionally manage multiple projects in a demanding work environment.
Legal 10 - 0 Full-time 2018-07-25

Corporate Counsel

Kansas City MO Corporate Counsel The candidate will provide legal advice regarding complex issues in connection with the Company s operations, coordinating efforts with clients and attorneys, on a broad range of topics as further described below. Lead the internal legal support of the Company s Acquisitions and Development program by advising the internal operations team on legal and business issues that arise during transactions, negotiating transaction agreements with counterparties and their legal counsel, recommending revisions to transaction documents based on Company needs, assisting with transaction due diligence efforts, and participating in post-closing implementation activities. Working closely with the Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer, and other Company executives, provide legal support to senior officers and the board of directors on mergers and acquisition transactions, strategic initiatives and other corporate transactions. Help enable the success of the Company s finance department by providing legal advice on a wide variety of treasury, corporate tax, accounting, and audit-related activities. Serve as a department subject matter expert on matters related to domestic and international governance structure, certain financing activities, and a variety of strategic initiatives that arise from time to time. Monitor and advise management throughout the Company on applicable laws, rules and regulations related to a wide range of legal and governance matters affecting public corporations, including state corporation law, SEC and NYSE issues and regulations, and other similar issues. Manage outside counsel regarding tactical work. Some domestic or international travel may be required. Other duties as assigned. JD degree plus license to practice law in one or more states. A current member of the Missouri Bar or an ability to become a member of the Missouri Bar within six months. Must have 5+ years of corporate legal experience at a large law firm or corporate legal department. Should have experience dealing with clients and external constituencies. Should preferably have significant experience providing legal advice on complex matters related legal and organizational enterprise structure, involving both domestic and international subsidiaries. Significant experience working on complex mergers, divestitures, acquisitions and other corporate transactions involving sophisticated counterparties and external service providers is a plus. Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2018-07-22

Missouri - International Tax Attorney

St. Louis MO International Tax Attorney
The candidate will join a team responsible for company's US international tax planning and business support for all foreign entities as well as review and analysis of foreign tax provision for quarterly/annual financial statements. Will serve as a key member of the international tax group and focus on operational tax planning and implementation issues (cash repatriation, FTC, Subpart F, etc.). Responsible for high level provision review and support for foreign subsidiary business and audit activity for all business segments of the company. Tax planning projects will include effective tax rate and cash tax optimization. Also responsible for analysis and coordination regarding local foreign issues and the associated US tax and accounting consequences. Will have extensive interface with multiple levels of tax professionals including external advisors, non-tax personnel in other corporate departments and executives at the business units regarding critical projects. A small amount of time will be spent on compliance review for the purpose of issue spotting.

The candidate must have 5+ years of tax experience (including 2+ international tax) in public accountant, law firm or corporate tax environment. Knowledge of subpart F, FTC, repatriation planning is a plus. Should have ability to identify and resolve complex international tax issues. Jurisdiction familiarity with Europe, Latin America or Asia Pacific regions would be a plus.
Legal 5 - 7 Full-time 2013-03-08

Missouri - Federal Tax Senior

Saint Louis MO Federal Tax Senior
The candidate will oversee complex tax research projects for clients in diverse industries. Will research and analyse a wide range of tax issues related to business transactions and tax implications of financing techniques for a variety of entities and their affiliates. May also undertake tax compliance assignments for current and former executives of client corporations and partners of client organizations. Assume tax-planning responsibilities for federal and individual clients. Supervise assignments by the professional accountants serving as Tax Consultants.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or other business related field. Should have CPA, Enrolled Agent or other appropriate certification (or in the process of pursuing). Advanced degree such as MST, MAcc, J.D. or LL.M. is preferred. Must have 2+ years of experience in providing tax planning services or preparing and reviewing client work papers and income tax returns. Knowledge of managing projects including scheduling, budgeting, client correspondence and billing, excellent technology, research and writing skills required. Prior Big 4 experience a plus. Some travel may be required.
Legal 2 - 4 Full-time 2013-03-06
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Counsel Duties: Review and edit construction agreements to conform with the company?s contracting requirements; Research, as necessary, applicable areas of the law for the jurisdiction where the work will be performed; Participate with the operati... + read more

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Counsel 3 - Employment Counseling and Litigation
Refer job# CCOJ140430
 
Counsel 3 - Employment Counseling and Litigation The candidate will join Legal Department. Will join a team of attorneys responsible for handling employment-related legal issues for Company and its subsidiaries, including managing administrative agency claims, threatened litigation, litigation and outside counsel relationships; providing advice, counsel and risk management training to business line management and Human Resources; developing and drafting policies, plans, agreements and contracts; and working on reports and projects as may be needed.

The candidate should have active State Bar membership. Should have 5+ years of experience as a practicing attorney. 5 years of employment law experience is preferred. Should have knowledge of and extensive experience in state and federal employment laws and regulations. Should have knowledge and experience with handling employment law matters at all litigation stages, including the administrative agency process, Must be able to assume responsibility quickly and have the ability to work in a complex environment requiring a high degree of collaboration. Class action litigation and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority experience is preferred. Ability to analyze legal issues in substantive law in area of practice and provide effective advice to clients on complex legal matters is desired. Extensive knowledge and understanding of research, counsel, and guidance on complex legal questions or inquiries is preferred. Strong attention to detail and accuracy skills are desired. Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills are preferred. Effective organizational, multi tasking, and prioritizing skills are desired. Close Date 08/26/2018
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Legal And Commercial Corporate Matters Counsel
Refer job# SPSZ140342
 
Legal and Commercial Corporate Matters Counsel The candidate will prepare board resolutions, presentations and other board materials relating to company transactions, annual meetings, share plan operations and related matters; and otherwise support the board and committee meeting material preparation and distribution process. Will aid in the preparation of the company's filings with, and other matters concerning, the SEC (including filings on Forms 10-Q, 10-K and 8-K, Section 16 filings, no action letters and similar items). Aid in the preparation of the company's annual proxy/information statements, manage directors' and officers' questionnaires and participate in the planning of and preparation for shareholder meetings. Assist with Irish corporate law filings and NYSE compliance matters, including with regard to director independence and related party transactions. Review the company's websites and other communications for compliance with SEC and other regulations. Research current topics within the areas of corporate law, securities and finance; prepare memoranda for internal distribution and education of these developments. Respond to internal inquiries related to SEC compliance and corporate secretarial matters. Provide support for other corporate transactions, as needed. Help to organize and manage the team's internal databases of research and filing information. Develop internal guidelines, toolkits, policies and packaged knowledge on various legal and business issues. Manage both in-house and outside legal resources.

The candidate should have J.D. Degree from an accredited law school. Must have 3 years of legal experience managing securities compliance and corporate governance matters in a law firm or fast-paced corporate legal department. Proven ability to efficiently manage and contribute to significant numbers of projects simultaneously is preferred. In-house experience is preferred. Experience or interest in working with international corporate and regulatory compliance issues, specifically Irish corporate law is preferred.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Corporate Counsel- Litigation
Refer job# JWKR140309
 
Ref: 276313BR Corporate Counsel- Litigation The candidate will provide legal advice to firm and its subsidiaries on a variety of legal issues, primarily in the area of litigation. Coordinate with VP, Deputy General Counsel and other members of the Legal Department to advise the Company on a variety of legal matters, primarily in the area of litigation. Resolve various legal issues by litigating or negotiating conclusions, or by otherwise responding to regulatory and other inquiries, complaints and disputes. Prepare legal positions by researching issues and reviewing documents. Achieve legal objectives by gathering pertinent information, identifying and evaluating options and choosing a course of action. Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, benchmarking state-of-the-art practices and/or participating in professional societies. Contribute to team effort by timely meeting commitments and working smart with minimal supervision. Effectively manage outside counsel. Must have Juris Doctorate degree plus license to practice law in one or more states. Passed or willing to apply for Missouri Bar. Should have 5+ years of experience in the practice of law with an emphasis on litigation. Legal research skills is needed. Understanding and previous use of a Windows-based computer system with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint is must. Experience handling a broad range of litigation and eDiscovery matters is preferred.
 
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Nutrition & Health Corporate Counsel
Refer job# FRHS140155
 
Nutrition & Health Corporate Counsel The candidate provides a wide range of legal support to various business units and functions with Nutrition and Health, including general commercial and corporate legal support, contract negotiation and drafting, corporate compliance, and other related duties. May serve as primary commercial legal resource for specific business units, product lines, key accounts and/or strategic initiatives. May also serve as primary legal resource for specified regional office or in specified legal practice area (as applicable). Ensures corporate compliance with local and national law and regulations, as well as company policies. Drafts, reviews and negotiates commercial contracts of a diverse nature with external, international parties balancing commercial opportunities and risk mitigation within the Nutrition & Health business. Provides strategy, direction and guidance to internal stakeholders in legal matters end-to-end in product cycle and across the supply chain. Counsels on a broad variety of legal subjects, including company, food, pharma, antitrust, intellectual property and employment laws. Assesses and manages legal risks by ensuring legal compliance and applying company policies and procedures. Provides management with legal analysis and recommendations regarding threatened disputes and litigation and engages outside counsel representing company to ensure requisite expert legal advice is obtained when/as necessary. Identifies business needs for and delivers education on selected legal subjects. Establishes strong and collaborative relationships with business and management teams that are open, balanced, objective and have integrity. Keeps Legal management and business leaders well informed of significant case developments. Contributing to the further development of company Legal process optimization, and legal tools M&A activities, project management and other duties, as directed by Associate General Counsel.

A Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school required. Should have 4-5 years of experience practicing as a licensed attorney at a law firm, corporation or with the government. Experience required in drafting, negotiating and implementing commercial contracts within product supplies, joint development and transactions. Experience preferred within antitrust, dispute resolution, risk management plus food and pharma laws. Required Skills: Licensed member and in good standing of at least one US state Bar. Should have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, including ability to make recommendations. Must have exceptional verbal and written communication skills necessary o communicate with all levels of management and other parts of the organization. Should have time management and organizational skills necessary to independently manage and appropriately prioritize case load, to meet deadlines and goals. Must have ability to maintain confidentiality and project a professional image at all times.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Compliance Counsel
Refer job# HEYT140161
 
Compliance Counsel Candidate must have excellent academic credentials.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Associate General Counsel - Corporate Securities
Refer job# ONPJ140046
 
Associate General Counsel - Corporate Securities The candidate will partner with business groups across the firm to ensure corporate and regulatory filings are properly and timely submitted, as well as provide advice regarding various business entities and corporate governance. Will be responsible for corporate registrations and providing business entity advice. Identify and address all legal requirements and ensuring business entity reports are filed in all 50 states to ensure the firm remains appropriately licensed. Review and provide advice for SEC and FINRA filings, including 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, Form BD, etc. Work closely with finance regulatory reporting, including engagement of and representations for external auditors. Identify risks and consult with subject matter experts to enable business objectives are met. Conduct legal research and communicate the analysis to senior leaders throughout the firm. Partner with business areas to bring perspective, create solutions and use judgment to determine next steps. Effectively communicate and share information across the organization. Manage a work load that is large, diverse and complex.

The candidate should have J.D. Degree and license to practice law in Missouri or an equivalent state. Must have 3-5 years of progressive responsibility as an attorney in private practice, in the public sector or in an in-house counsel capacity. Prior experience with corporate governance / compliance and securities regulation is highly preferred. Regulatory and industry experience is beneficial. Accounting or finance undergraduate degree or professional experience is preferred. Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve complex matters is required. Strong verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills needed.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Vice President, Intellectual Property Counsel
Refer job# DPVI139993
 
Vice President, Intellectual Property Counsel The candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive intellectual property strategy. This role leverages strong advocacy ability to persuasively present before third parties and senior executives and to work collaboratively across internal teams to resolve legal and intellectual property issues. Serve as a valued strategic partner to the business to devise and execute successful IP enablement and protection strategies. Actively develop and manage a patent portfolio to protect key differentiating aspects of company's technologies, including managing outside counsel on patent drafting and prosecution, improving quality, scope and litigability of patent applications and claims, and tracking patent budget and spending. Collaborate in the Drafting, reviewing and negotiating of a wide range of technology contracts and IP related agreements and provisions including non-disclosure agreements, joint development agreements, sponsored research agreements and government funding agreements. Provide counsel to the business on licenses, collaboration agreements and other third-party transactions impacting the protection or other disposition of IP rights. Lead investigations into encroachments on the Company's IP rights and provide guidance on potential enforcement actions. Counsel the business on evolving developments in IP law, recommending policy and process changes as needed to enable business goals and objectives. Counsel management on IP matters involving patents, trade secrets, trademarks and copyrights. Analyze IP landscapes, perform IP risk assessments and develop IP sustainability strategies. Lead and contribute to the development of business processes and policies to better enable achievement of business objectives, mitigate risk, reduce inefficiencies and improve effectiveness. Collaborate with counsel regarding IP procurement and enforcement strategies. Develop programs to protect IP and accomplish business goals; provide training to management and engineering teams. Counsel legal, business, and marketing teams on legal issues involving product innovation. Develop appropriate policies and procedures for protection of Intellectual Property.

The candidate should have a Juris Doctorate (JD) from accredited law school. U.S. Bar admission (Missouri or other state) or eligibility to be admitted to the Missouri Bar is required. At least 10 years of legal experience with deep legal knowledge and experience in the following areas: patent prosecution, trademarks, copyright, domain names, open source, and intellectual property and software licensing. Strong intellectual capacity and high personal standards of excellence. Strong business and technology acumen; capacity to learn the business and technology quickly. Ability to work collaboratively across organizational boundaries, providing counsel to legal, business, and marketing teams on legal issues involving product innovation. Demonstrated ability to identify protectable IP and establish relevant policies and procedures. Excellent organizational skills, including attention to detail and ability to create specific action plans based on general guidance and deliver results. Ability to see the big picture and identify and design-out problems from the outset; continuous improvement mindset. Use sound judgment and strong analytic skills to make decisions, communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, work well with others in a team environment and resolve complex issues. Professionally manage multiple projects in a demanding work environment.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Corporate Counsel
Refer job# AGQF139975
 
Corporate Counsel The candidate will provide legal advice regarding complex issues in connection with the Company s operations, coordinating efforts with clients and attorneys, on a broad range of topics as further described below. Lead the internal legal support of the Company s Acquisitions and Development program by advising the internal operations team on legal and business issues that arise during transactions, negotiating transaction agreements with counterparties and their legal counsel, recommending revisions to transaction documents based on Company needs, assisting with transaction due diligence efforts, and participating in post-closing implementation activities. Working closely with the Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer, and other Company executives, provide legal support to senior officers and the board of directors on mergers and acquisition transactions, strategic initiatives and other corporate transactions. Help enable the success of the Company s finance department by providing legal advice on a wide variety of treasury, corporate tax, accounting, and audit-related activities. Serve as a department subject matter expert on matters related to domestic and international governance structure, certain financing activities, and a variety of strategic initiatives that arise from time to time. Monitor and advise management throughout the Company on applicable laws, rules and regulations related to a wide range of legal and governance matters affecting public corporations, including state corporation law, SEC and NYSE issues and regulations, and other similar issues. Manage outside counsel regarding tactical work. Some domestic or international travel may be required. Other duties as assigned. JD degree plus license to practice law in one or more states. A current member of the Missouri Bar or an ability to become a member of the Missouri Bar within six months. Must have 5+ years of corporate legal experience at a large law firm or corporate legal department. Should have experience dealing with clients and external constituencies. Should preferably have significant experience providing legal advice on complex matters related legal and organizational enterprise structure, involving both domestic and international subsidiaries. Significant experience working on complex mergers, divestitures, acquisitions and other corporate transactions involving sophisticated counterparties and external service providers is a plus.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Missouri - International Tax Attorney
Refer job# X22725813
 
International Tax Attorney
The candidate will join a team responsible for company's US international tax planning and business support for all foreign entities as well as review and analysis of foreign tax provision for quarterly/annual financial statements. Will serve as a key member of the international tax group and focus on operational tax planning and implementation issues (cash repatriation, FTC, Subpart F, etc.). Responsible for high level provision review and support for foreign subsidiary business and audit activity for all business segments of the company. Tax planning projects will include effective tax rate and cash tax optimization. Also responsible for analysis and coordination regarding local foreign issues and the associated US tax and accounting consequences. Will have extensive interface with multiple levels of tax professionals including external advisors, non-tax personnel in other corporate departments and executives at the business units regarding critical projects. A small amount of time will be spent on compliance review for the purpose of issue spotting.

The candidate must have 5+ years of tax experience (including 2+ international tax) in public accountant, law firm or corporate tax environment. Knowledge of subpart F, FTC, repatriation planning is a plus. Should have ability to identify and resolve complex international tax issues. Jurisdiction familiarity with Europe, Latin America or Asia Pacific regions would be a plus.
 
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Missouri - Federal Tax Senior
Refer job# 352I25799
 
Federal Tax Senior
The candidate will oversee complex tax research projects for clients in diverse industries. Will research and analyse a wide range of tax issues related to business transactions and tax implications of financing techniques for a variety of entities and their affiliates. May also undertake tax compliance assignments for current and former executives of client corporations and partners of client organizations. Assume tax-planning responsibilities for federal and individual clients. Supervise assignments by the professional accountants serving as Tax Consultants.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or other business related field. Should have CPA, Enrolled Agent or other appropriate certification (or in the process of pursuing). Advanced degree such as MST, MAcc, J.D. or LL.M. is preferred. Must have 2+ years of experience in providing tax planning services or preparing and reviewing client work papers and income tax returns. Knowledge of managing projects including scheduling, budgeting, client correspondence and billing, excellent technology, research and writing skills required. Prior Big 4 experience a plus. Some travel may be required.
 
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