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Credentialed Tax Advisor - Cpa, Enrolled Agent Or Attorney - Seasonal Remote

Trenton NJ Credentialed Tax Advisor - CPA, Enrolled Agent or Attorney - Seasonal Remote The candidate will join the largest virtual tax network in the world. Tax experts support that mission to company's TurboTax customers by : providing valuable guidance, instilling trust and confidence, and building relationships with clients, all while using state of the art tools and technology. Responsibilities: This is a seasonal, virtual, customer-facing role; will be using state of the art video communication software (SmartLook) to interact with customers. Help TurboTax customers who are working on their tax return with 1) tax advice, including return preparation and signature when required, 2) product / software inquiries, and 3) tax calculations. Create high quality customer interactions and experiences that instill confidence using deep customer empathy, and your deep knowledge and expertise in the field of tax preparation. Utilize and leverage government websites, professional resources, and team expertise to seek out and deliver the right answer to the customer using everyday language. Apply defined practices, procedures, and company policies to troubleshoot and resolve tax advice and preparation customer inquiries. Document customer interactions.

Must possess active credential : EA (Enrolled Agent), CPA (Certified Public Accountant), or Practicing Attorney with strong tax preparation experience and extensive knowledge of tax laws. Must possess active PTIN (Preparer Tax Identification Number). 3+ years of recent experience preparing federal and state individual 1040 tax returns for clients / customers, using commercial tax preparation software. Professional Circular 230 judgement. Audit experience a plus (IRS and state tax authorities). Proficient with technology; solid knowledge of computer operations and software. Must have (or be willing to obtain) a dedicated internet connection and landline phone. Strong customer service skills - ability to interact with customers through video and audio tools in a way that is professional, friendly and reassuring. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Bilingual (English / Spanish) communication skills (written & spoken) a plus. Note: As a virtual employee, candidate can decide whether prefer to work from home or office, and flexible scheduling means candidate have a variety of shifts to choose from.
Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2019-02-19

Counsel - Compliance

Plainsboro NJ Counsel - Compliance Duties: Provide legal counsel to global healthcare company on relevant issues involving application of U.S. law, regulations, and industry standards, primarily supporting the Ethics & Compliance Department. Acts as counsel for Ethics & Compliance Department and interacts with headquarters and other affiliates as required. May interact with government agencies, law firms, trade organizations and other external agencies. May provide guidance and training to less experienced professional and support staff. Reports to the Executive Director, Associate General Counsel, Clinical & Corporate Law. Serves as the single attorney primarily responsible for day-to-day legal support of the entire Ethics & Compliance Department including support for surveying the legal, regulatory and industry landscape for important trends and risks; developing new or improved policies and procedures and associated training; advising the monitoring and auditing functions; advising the Compliance Department on appropriate actions to take in response to findings from monitoring, auditing, investigations, hotline reports, etc.; advising on Compliance communications and program design; advising on all State and Federal compliance reporting requirements (e.g., Aggregate Spend and other transparency requirements).Keeps informed of new laws, regulations, and industry trends affecting the company, and assists with development of policies and training as needed. May draft or review NNI compliance policies, procedures, guidance documents, training material and other key documents. May retain, manage and assist outside counsel as needed. Performs other duties as assigned by senior management. Proactively identifies risks and mitigating actions. Provides legal support to with minimal oversight and guidance from managing attorney. Upholds, acts as a role-model for, and encourages other lawyers on the team to embrace the following approach to in-house counseling: Reliance on outside counsel is limited to only when necessary for unusual day-to-day issues. Ideally, there will be one lawyer per client or meeting (others may be consulted behind the scenes, but then only when necessary for narrow expertise). High levels of consistency in legal advice (actual and perceived by explaining differences to clients). Seek alignment up and across Legal, in advance of client meetings as much as reasonably possible. High levels of ownership, accountability and pride by lawyers with respect to their work. Actively seeking customer feedback on a continuous basis, actively listening and clarifying feedback, and acting in response as needed. Legal is viewed as a business partner and not an obstacle. Legal advice against engaging in a business practice is well-understood and respected by clients. Legal advice is clear as to the risk types, level, likelihood. Business-focused advice rather than abstract legal possibilities. Proactive, creative value-added legal role to help the business achieve its goals. Upholding and modeling ethical behavior and conduct at all times.

Qualifications: A JD Degree with 8+ years legal experience required; some in-house experience strongly preferred; experience within the branded pharmaceutical industry and active handling/responsibility for Compliance program issues is required; experience in handling and implementing a Corporate Integrity Agreement is highly preferred. A valid current State Bar admission and Good Standing required. Strong problem-solving skills-demonstrates and exercises creativity and initiative. Strong written and verbal communications skills-able to effectively collaborate and communicate with client groups within the company. Proactive, creative, innovative problem-solving and collaborative approach to counselling clients. Able to analyze business for multiple potential legal issues, including as applicable: Warning letter issues, off-label promotion, communications with Healthcare Professionals (HCPs), scientific exchange, press releases, publications, public presentations. Other Food and Drug Administration (FDA) law enforcement by Department of Justice (DOJ), States as to off-label promotion, etc. Other FDA law and regulations, governing drug development, clinical studies, GxPs, responding to 483s, Recall, Pharmacovigilence reporting, clinical holds, informed consent. Anti-Kickback (Federal and State). Products Liability. Federal Trade Commision (FTC) competition/competitor issues and risks. Consumer fraud. Practice of medicine. HIPAA and other data protection/collection issues. False Claims Act.
Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2019-02-18

Commercial Transactions, Corporate Counsel

Teaneck NJ Commercial Transactions, Corporate Counsel Duties: Negotiating commercial contracts with our customers, many of which are represented by top law firms; addressing legal queries from business teams across various aspects of the law, the contract, and the customer relationship, including compliance, intellectual property, privacy, litigation, and employment; collaborating with fellow attorneys to develop and maintain templates, playbooks, contracting policies, negotiation practices, and escalation procedures.

Qualifications: Licensed attorney with 5+ years expertise in commercial transactions, with both large law firm and in-house experience; Prior exposure to IT outsourcing is a major plus; Experience in a wide variety of contract drafting and negotiations, preferably representing a client without significant contracting leverage; Exposure to master service agreements, software-as-a-service agreements, or other commercial agreements with complex intellectual property, licensing, privacy, indemnity, and liability issues. Ability to work efficiently, meet demanding deadlines in a fast-paced environment, prioritize work, and adjust to frequent workload fluctuations across multiple time zones.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2019-02-18

Litigation Counsel

Mahwah NJ Litigation Counsel Duties: Assist the Head of Global Litigation in managing litigation and claims on a worldwide basis, and will ensure that appropriate policies and training programs are in place for risk management. Proactive litigation management and coordination of outside counsel. Subject matters include: Products liability litigation, Mass torts, Insurance coverage, Contract litigation with suppliers, customers, and service providers, Litigation involving competitors and employees. Oversee claims resolution process both within the Company and with outside insurance carriers. Manage litigation budget and work to minimize outside counsel expense levels. Manage and coordinate retention policies. Support policy development and training and education of employees relating to litigation and risk. Support the Contracts group by reviewing and drafting contracts and also by providing pre-litigation analysis as to breach of contract claims.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an ABA-approved law school required with excellent academic credentials preferred. Admission (or ability to be admitted) to practice law in the State of New Jersey. 8+ years of litigation experience in a corporate or law firm setting. Must have strong analytical skills and the ability to work seamlessly in a matrix reporting structure. Must be detailed oriented and have advanced skills in identifying legal issues. Advanced skills in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) required.
Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2019-02-18

Associate Trial Attorney - Limited Term Employment

Mount Laurel NJ Associate Trial Attorney - Limited Term Employment - Duties: Responsible for the competent, ethical, and diligent representation of clients in all cases assigned by supervisor. Cases can involve all areas of tort practice. Responsible for handling matters of moderate complexity and/or exposure and may assist in the handling of cases assigned to other attorneys. Cover civil court appearances, depositions, and some motion work. Handles cases of moderate complexity and/or exposure, or assists in cases of greater complexity and/or exposure, including preparation of pleadings, motions, discovery, and briefs, attendance at hearings, conferences, interviews and trials or arbitrations, and performance of any other tasks or duties necessary for the proper representation of clients. Functionally supervises attorneys who have been requested to assist the Associate Trial Attorney in the handling of particular cases. Consults with and renders opinions to members of the Claims Department regarding insurance policy questions and questions concerning the legal aspects of the handling of personal injury claims. Keeps supervisor informed of the work being done for clients and of any and all problems encountered. Maintains and updates computerized litigation support systems for assigned caseloads. Performs other functions as assigned.

Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelors degree required. Law school degree, and member in good standing of the State Bar in the state in which position is located. 1+ year as an Attorney or comparable outside experience. Should be capable of handling cases of moderate exposure and/or complexity with minimum supervision. Paralegal, claims, or insurance experience helpful.
Legal 1 - 0 Full-time 2019-02-18

Associate Trial Attorney - Limited Term Employment

Edison NJ Associate Trial Attorney - Limited Term Employment Duties: Handles cases of moderate complexity and/or exposure, or assists in cases of greater complexity and/or exposure, including preparation of pleadings, motions, discovery, and briefs, attendance at hearings, conferences, interviews and trials or arbitrations, and performance of any other tasks or duties necessary for the proper representation of clients. Functionally supervises attorneys who have been requested to assist the Associate Trial Attorney in the handling of particular cases. Consults with and renders opinions to members of the Claims Department regarding insurance policy questions and questions concerning the legal aspects of the handling of personal injury claims. Keeps supervisor informed of the work being done for clients and of any and all problems encountered. Maintains and updates computerized litigation support systems for assigned caseloads. Performs other functions as assigned.

Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelors degree required. Law school degree, and member in good standing of the State Bar in the state in which position is located. 1+ year as an Attorney or comparable outside experience. Should be capable of handling cases of moderate exposure and/or complexity with minimum supervision. Paralegal, claims, or insurance experience helpful. Public speaking, ability to function in adversarial or confrontational situations.
Legal 1 - 0 Full-time 2019-02-18

Legal & Compliance Counsel

East Hanover NJ Legal & Compliance Counsel Duties: Responsible to build, drive, maintain and enforce an effective and comprehensive compliance program across the U.S. business in collaboration with the Head of Compliance (U.S.). Partner with Head of Compliance (U.S.) in advising commercial and medical colleagues on pharmaceutical regulatory matters and compliance laws, regulations, standards and policies that apply throughout the product lifecycle. Advise on compliance risks, evaluate programs and proposals, review promotional material, adapt compliance policies and support monitoring efforts. Subject matter includes Food Drug and Cosmetics Act, Sunshine Act (and state/local transparency laws), FDA Guidances on promotional review, HIPAA/GDPR, False Claims Act, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Anti-Kickback Statute. Work with Head of Compliance (U.S.) to implement the recommendations of internal compliance review. Will involve working with external advisors to adapt Novartis policies for on a range of topics. Work with Head of Compliance (U.S.) to establish a comprehensive, periodic compliance training program across the entire U.S. organization to establish, embed and enforce compliance road map. Work with Head of Compliance (U.S.) to implement a system for the complete reporting of payments to HCPs and HCOs for all U.S. transactions in scope for transparency reporting (i.e. Sunshine Act, state requirements and local requirements). Manage complex legal matters both as lead counsel and through coordination with legal colleagues, attorneys in the Novartis Oncology Legal Team, and external lawyers. Provide trusted counsel to a broad range of internal stakeholders, including executive committee, senior management, sales and marketing, regulatory affairs, medical affairs, research and development, and business development functions. Deliver 360-degree legal advice. Draft, negotiate and review a wide variety of agreements, including, licensing, joint venture, co-development, distribution, sales, research, feasibility study, material transfer, employment, consulting, service, CRO, CMO, clinical trial and confidentiality agreements. Jointly lead the three-person U.S. contract management team (two contract specialists and one contract administrator). Critical contracting projects throughout 2018-19 include Lutathera product purchase agreements, and PSMA clinical trial agreements and clinical research organization agreements. Implement strategic advice covering extensive intellectual property portfolio. Establish strong relationships with cross-functional teams to harvest and protect new inventions. Manage external patent and trademark attorneys, and liaise with Novartis patent, trademark and name creation teams. Draft patent and know-how licensing agreements and manage patent due diligence in support of commercial deals. Facilitate dispute resolution in conjunction with external counsel; advise commercial colleagues on innovative marketing strategies; maintain corporate records and manage securities filings for a variety of subsidiaries as part of corporate secretary function; assist with commercial deal generation and execution; advise on employment law matters; procure and negotiate insurance policies.

Requirements: JD Degree or equivalent degree required. Bachelors Degree or equivalent required. Admission to the NY Bar or NJ Bar required. 2+ years practicing law at a major law firm and/or life science company, preferably with significant relevant pharmaceutical law experience. Demonstrated expertise negotiating, drafting and reviewing complex agreements. Considerable knowledge of the pharmaceutical regulatory and compliance environment. Strong business judgement with deep understanding of the pharmaceutical industry. Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills. Strong negotiation and conflict management skills. Good project management skills. Exceptional analytical and organizational skills. Ability to manage and influence across a cross-functional matrix organization. Ability to manage high-volume of work in fast-paced environment.
Legal 2 - 0 Full-time 2019-02-18

Director, BFS/ Insurance-Regulatory Attorney, Associate Counsel

Teaneck NJ Director, BFS/ Insurance-Regulatory Attorney, Associate Counsel RESPONSIBILITIES: Establishing relationships with relevant federal and state agencies and updating and maintaining any required government issued licenses; Preparing and submitting written notices and complaint responses to appropriate state and federal agencies; Analyzing new and pending laws and regulations which directly affect applicable services and products; recommending appropriate policies, procedures, controls, reporting, contract language and agreements to ensure compliance; Reading and understanding reports, validating and analyzing examination findings, identifying standard methodologies and apprising senior management; Negotiating regulatory terms in service agreements for services, products and platforms and other tools used in support of regulated activities; Assisting in the development of new products and services by identifying applicable regulatory requirements; Supporting corporate compliance in the development and implementation of policies and procedures, oversight, internal advisory/consulting and monitoring/reporting activities to ensure compliance with all applicable regulations, and Identifying and mitigating regulatory risk across lines of business.

QUALIFICATIONS: JD Degree from accredited law school. 10+ years of experience providing legal advice within the financial services and/or insurance industry. Experience working with financial institutions and/or insurance companies, federal and state regulators and third party administrator licenses and broker-dealer requirements. Knowledge of federal laws such as GLBA, FCRA, AML, OFAC, Dodd-Frank, SEC regulations and FINRA requirements. Familiarity with state insurance laws governing P&C, life, annuity, WC and group benefit lines of business. Familiarity with privacy and security regulations applicable to financial institutions and insurance. Shown experience creating and implementing regulatory compliance programs within a financial services or insurance organization including legal risk management and standardized contract language. Excellent knowledge of financial service and insurance operations including but not limited to call center, premium handling, claims and producer licensing. Advanced written and verbal communication skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Strong data analytic skills; attention to detail. Strong communication skills (verbal, written, listening) including ability to communicate expertly with regulators, executives and operations staff at all levels.
Legal 10 - 0 Full-time 2019-02-18

Corporate Counsel

Holmdel NJ Corporate Counsel The candidate will work with General Counsel on a wide variety of legal matters affecting the business. Work with the partnership team to build relationships with a variety of third parties. Draft and negotiate contracts with customers, vendors, partners and others. Maintain corporate records. Assist in privacy, data security and compliance areas. Participate in interdepartmental initiatives. Provide advice to personnel from all business units. Review and advise on marketing collateral and marketing initiatives. Attend to intellectual property matters. Assist in ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Must have 3-5 years experience in-house with a software company, or law firm experience providing services to software and technology companies, SaaS experience is a plus. Must have experience with commercial contracts, software licensing and software development agreements, as well as joint venture and corporate partnering agreements. Exposure to or experience with privacy and data security laws is a plus. Exposure to trademarks, copyrights and general intellectual property matters is a plus. Should have ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with others Active bar admission, including NJ Bar Admission or ability to obtain NJ bar admission Juris Doctor from an accredited law school. Salesforce experience is a plus. Legal 3 - 5 Full-time 2019-02-17

Corporate Counsel

Woodcliff Lake NJ Corporate Counsel The candidate will be responsible to provide legal advice and will perform research, draft documents, handle contracts and negotiations, resolve disputes, provide training, and manage outside counsel. Must have a Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university. Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school is must. A member of the Bar association in at least one jurisdiction in the US is critical. Should be licensed to practice law in New Jersey (this could include obtaining a license to practice in-house based on being a member of the bar of a state outside of New Jersey). 5 years of legal experience is needed. Must be able to use Microsoft Office, Lexis/Nexis, and Westlaw. Must be able to travel overnight as necessary. Dealer agreement and/or franchise experience is desired. Antitrust experience is preferred. Prior legal experience with another motor vehicle distributor or manufacturer is an asset. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are must. Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2019-02-16
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Credentialed Tax Advisor - Cpa, Enrolled Agent Or Attorney - Seasonal Remote
Refer job# NAON142581
 
Credentialed Tax Advisor - CPA, Enrolled Agent or Attorney - Seasonal Remote The candidate will join the largest virtual tax network in the world. Tax experts support that mission to company's TurboTax customers by : providing valuable guidance, instilling trust and confidence, and building relationships with clients, all while using state of the art tools and technology. Responsibilities: This is a seasonal, virtual, customer-facing role; will be using state of the art video communication software (SmartLook) to interact with customers. Help TurboTax customers who are working on their tax return with 1) tax advice, including return preparation and signature when required, 2) product / software inquiries, and 3) tax calculations. Create high quality customer interactions and experiences that instill confidence using deep customer empathy, and your deep knowledge and expertise in the field of tax preparation. Utilize and leverage government websites, professional resources, and team expertise to seek out and deliver the right answer to the customer using everyday language. Apply defined practices, procedures, and company policies to troubleshoot and resolve tax advice and preparation customer inquiries. Document customer interactions.

Must possess active credential : EA (Enrolled Agent), CPA (Certified Public Accountant), or Practicing Attorney with strong tax preparation experience and extensive knowledge of tax laws. Must possess active PTIN (Preparer Tax Identification Number). 3+ years of recent experience preparing federal and state individual 1040 tax returns for clients / customers, using commercial tax preparation software. Professional Circular 230 judgement. Audit experience a plus (IRS and state tax authorities). Proficient with technology; solid knowledge of computer operations and software. Must have (or be willing to obtain) a dedicated internet connection and landline phone. Strong customer service skills - ability to interact with customers through video and audio tools in a way that is professional, friendly and reassuring. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Bilingual (English / Spanish) communication skills (written & spoken) a plus. Note: As a virtual employee, candidate can decide whether prefer to work from home or office, and flexible scheduling means candidate have a variety of shifts to choose from.
 
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Counsel - Compliance
Refer job# UKXU142517
 
Counsel - Compliance Duties: Provide legal counsel to global healthcare company on relevant issues involving application of U.S. law, regulations, and industry standards, primarily supporting the Ethics & Compliance Department. Acts as counsel for Ethics & Compliance Department and interacts with headquarters and other affiliates as required. May interact with government agencies, law firms, trade organizations and other external agencies. May provide guidance and training to less experienced professional and support staff. Reports to the Executive Director, Associate General Counsel, Clinical & Corporate Law. Serves as the single attorney primarily responsible for day-to-day legal support of the entire Ethics & Compliance Department including support for surveying the legal, regulatory and industry landscape for important trends and risks; developing new or improved policies and procedures and associated training; advising the monitoring and auditing functions; advising the Compliance Department on appropriate actions to take in response to findings from monitoring, auditing, investigations, hotline reports, etc.; advising on Compliance communications and program design; advising on all State and Federal compliance reporting requirements (e.g., Aggregate Spend and other transparency requirements).Keeps informed of new laws, regulations, and industry trends affecting the company, and assists with development of policies and training as needed. May draft or review NNI compliance policies, procedures, guidance documents, training material and other key documents. May retain, manage and assist outside counsel as needed. Performs other duties as assigned by senior management. Proactively identifies risks and mitigating actions. Provides legal support to with minimal oversight and guidance from managing attorney. Upholds, acts as a role-model for, and encourages other lawyers on the team to embrace the following approach to in-house counseling: Reliance on outside counsel is limited to only when necessary for unusual day-to-day issues. Ideally, there will be one lawyer per client or meeting (others may be consulted behind the scenes, but then only when necessary for narrow expertise). High levels of consistency in legal advice (actual and perceived by explaining differences to clients). Seek alignment up and across Legal, in advance of client meetings as much as reasonably possible. High levels of ownership, accountability and pride by lawyers with respect to their work. Actively seeking customer feedback on a continuous basis, actively listening and clarifying feedback, and acting in response as needed. Legal is viewed as a business partner and not an obstacle. Legal advice against engaging in a business practice is well-understood and respected by clients. Legal advice is clear as to the risk types, level, likelihood. Business-focused advice rather than abstract legal possibilities. Proactive, creative value-added legal role to help the business achieve its goals. Upholding and modeling ethical behavior and conduct at all times.

Qualifications: A JD Degree with 8+ years legal experience required; some in-house experience strongly preferred; experience within the branded pharmaceutical industry and active handling/responsibility for Compliance program issues is required; experience in handling and implementing a Corporate Integrity Agreement is highly preferred. A valid current State Bar admission and Good Standing required. Strong problem-solving skills-demonstrates and exercises creativity and initiative. Strong written and verbal communications skills-able to effectively collaborate and communicate with client groups within the company. Proactive, creative, innovative problem-solving and collaborative approach to counselling clients. Able to analyze business for multiple potential legal issues, including as applicable: Warning letter issues, off-label promotion, communications with Healthcare Professionals (HCPs), scientific exchange, press releases, publications, public presentations. Other Food and Drug Administration (FDA) law enforcement by Department of Justice (DOJ), States as to off-label promotion, etc. Other FDA law and regulations, governing drug development, clinical studies, GxPs, responding to 483s, Recall, Pharmacovigilence reporting, clinical holds, informed consent. Anti-Kickback (Federal and State). Products Liability. Federal Trade Commision (FTC) competition/competitor issues and risks. Consumer fraud. Practice of medicine. HIPAA and other data protection/collection issues. False Claims Act.
 
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Commercial Transactions, Corporate Counsel
Refer job# SNOW142541
 
Commercial Transactions, Corporate Counsel Duties: Negotiating commercial contracts with our customers, many of which are represented by top law firms; addressing legal queries from business teams across various aspects of the law, the contract, and the customer relationship, including compliance, intellectual property, privacy, litigation, and employment; collaborating with fellow attorneys to develop and maintain templates, playbooks, contracting policies, negotiation practices, and escalation procedures.

Qualifications: Licensed attorney with 5+ years expertise in commercial transactions, with both large law firm and in-house experience; Prior exposure to IT outsourcing is a major plus; Experience in a wide variety of contract drafting and negotiations, preferably representing a client without significant contracting leverage; Exposure to master service agreements, software-as-a-service agreements, or other commercial agreements with complex intellectual property, licensing, privacy, indemnity, and liability issues. Ability to work efficiently, meet demanding deadlines in a fast-paced environment, prioritize work, and adjust to frequent workload fluctuations across multiple time zones.
 
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Litigation Counsel
Refer job# CQQJ142543
 
Litigation Counsel Duties: Assist the Head of Global Litigation in managing litigation and claims on a worldwide basis, and will ensure that appropriate policies and training programs are in place for risk management. Proactive litigation management and coordination of outside counsel. Subject matters include: Products liability litigation, Mass torts, Insurance coverage, Contract litigation with suppliers, customers, and service providers, Litigation involving competitors and employees. Oversee claims resolution process both within the Company and with outside insurance carriers. Manage litigation budget and work to minimize outside counsel expense levels. Manage and coordinate retention policies. Support policy development and training and education of employees relating to litigation and risk. Support the Contracts group by reviewing and drafting contracts and also by providing pre-litigation analysis as to breach of contract claims.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an ABA-approved law school required with excellent academic credentials preferred. Admission (or ability to be admitted) to practice law in the State of New Jersey. 8+ years of litigation experience in a corporate or law firm setting. Must have strong analytical skills and the ability to work seamlessly in a matrix reporting structure. Must be detailed oriented and have advanced skills in identifying legal issues. Advanced skills in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) required.
 
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Associate Trial Attorney - Limited Term Employment
Refer job# DVQF142547
 
Associate Trial Attorney - Limited Term Employment - Duties: Responsible for the competent, ethical, and diligent representation of clients in all cases assigned by supervisor. Cases can involve all areas of tort practice. Responsible for handling matters of moderate complexity and/or exposure and may assist in the handling of cases assigned to other attorneys. Cover civil court appearances, depositions, and some motion work. Handles cases of moderate complexity and/or exposure, or assists in cases of greater complexity and/or exposure, including preparation of pleadings, motions, discovery, and briefs, attendance at hearings, conferences, interviews and trials or arbitrations, and performance of any other tasks or duties necessary for the proper representation of clients. Functionally supervises attorneys who have been requested to assist the Associate Trial Attorney in the handling of particular cases. Consults with and renders opinions to members of the Claims Department regarding insurance policy questions and questions concerning the legal aspects of the handling of personal injury claims. Keeps supervisor informed of the work being done for clients and of any and all problems encountered. Maintains and updates computerized litigation support systems for assigned caseloads. Performs other functions as assigned.

Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelors degree required. Law school degree, and member in good standing of the State Bar in the state in which position is located. 1+ year as an Attorney or comparable outside experience. Should be capable of handling cases of moderate exposure and/or complexity with minimum supervision. Paralegal, claims, or insurance experience helpful.
 
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Associate Trial Attorney - Limited Term Employment
Refer job# YIVB142550
 
Associate Trial Attorney - Limited Term Employment Duties: Handles cases of moderate complexity and/or exposure, or assists in cases of greater complexity and/or exposure, including preparation of pleadings, motions, discovery, and briefs, attendance at hearings, conferences, interviews and trials or arbitrations, and performance of any other tasks or duties necessary for the proper representation of clients. Functionally supervises attorneys who have been requested to assist the Associate Trial Attorney in the handling of particular cases. Consults with and renders opinions to members of the Claims Department regarding insurance policy questions and questions concerning the legal aspects of the handling of personal injury claims. Keeps supervisor informed of the work being done for clients and of any and all problems encountered. Maintains and updates computerized litigation support systems for assigned caseloads. Performs other functions as assigned.

Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelors degree required. Law school degree, and member in good standing of the State Bar in the state in which position is located. 1+ year as an Attorney or comparable outside experience. Should be capable of handling cases of moderate exposure and/or complexity with minimum supervision. Paralegal, claims, or insurance experience helpful. Public speaking, ability to function in adversarial or confrontational situations.
 
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Legal & Compliance Counsel
Refer job# DSHU142567
 
Legal & Compliance Counsel Duties: Responsible to build, drive, maintain and enforce an effective and comprehensive compliance program across the U.S. business in collaboration with the Head of Compliance (U.S.). Partner with Head of Compliance (U.S.) in advising commercial and medical colleagues on pharmaceutical regulatory matters and compliance laws, regulations, standards and policies that apply throughout the product lifecycle. Advise on compliance risks, evaluate programs and proposals, review promotional material, adapt compliance policies and support monitoring efforts. Subject matter includes Food Drug and Cosmetics Act, Sunshine Act (and state/local transparency laws), FDA Guidances on promotional review, HIPAA/GDPR, False Claims Act, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Anti-Kickback Statute. Work with Head of Compliance (U.S.) to implement the recommendations of internal compliance review. Will involve working with external advisors to adapt Novartis policies for on a range of topics. Work with Head of Compliance (U.S.) to establish a comprehensive, periodic compliance training program across the entire U.S. organization to establish, embed and enforce compliance road map. Work with Head of Compliance (U.S.) to implement a system for the complete reporting of payments to HCPs and HCOs for all U.S. transactions in scope for transparency reporting (i.e. Sunshine Act, state requirements and local requirements). Manage complex legal matters both as lead counsel and through coordination with legal colleagues, attorneys in the Novartis Oncology Legal Team, and external lawyers. Provide trusted counsel to a broad range of internal stakeholders, including executive committee, senior management, sales and marketing, regulatory affairs, medical affairs, research and development, and business development functions. Deliver 360-degree legal advice. Draft, negotiate and review a wide variety of agreements, including, licensing, joint venture, co-development, distribution, sales, research, feasibility study, material transfer, employment, consulting, service, CRO, CMO, clinical trial and confidentiality agreements. Jointly lead the three-person U.S. contract management team (two contract specialists and one contract administrator). Critical contracting projects throughout 2018-19 include Lutathera product purchase agreements, and PSMA clinical trial agreements and clinical research organization agreements. Implement strategic advice covering extensive intellectual property portfolio. Establish strong relationships with cross-functional teams to harvest and protect new inventions. Manage external patent and trademark attorneys, and liaise with Novartis patent, trademark and name creation teams. Draft patent and know-how licensing agreements and manage patent due diligence in support of commercial deals. Facilitate dispute resolution in conjunction with external counsel; advise commercial colleagues on innovative marketing strategies; maintain corporate records and manage securities filings for a variety of subsidiaries as part of corporate secretary function; assist with commercial deal generation and execution; advise on employment law matters; procure and negotiate insurance policies.

Requirements: JD Degree or equivalent degree required. Bachelors Degree or equivalent required. Admission to the NY Bar or NJ Bar required. 2+ years practicing law at a major law firm and/or life science company, preferably with significant relevant pharmaceutical law experience. Demonstrated expertise negotiating, drafting and reviewing complex agreements. Considerable knowledge of the pharmaceutical regulatory and compliance environment. Strong business judgement with deep understanding of the pharmaceutical industry. Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills. Strong negotiation and conflict management skills. Good project management skills. Exceptional analytical and organizational skills. Ability to manage and influence across a cross-functional matrix organization. Ability to manage high-volume of work in fast-paced environment.
 
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Director, BFS/ Insurance-Regulatory Attorney, Associate Counsel
Refer job# NOVG142568
 
Director, BFS/ Insurance-Regulatory Attorney, Associate Counsel RESPONSIBILITIES: Establishing relationships with relevant federal and state agencies and updating and maintaining any required government issued licenses; Preparing and submitting written notices and complaint responses to appropriate state and federal agencies; Analyzing new and pending laws and regulations which directly affect applicable services and products; recommending appropriate policies, procedures, controls, reporting, contract language and agreements to ensure compliance; Reading and understanding reports, validating and analyzing examination findings, identifying standard methodologies and apprising senior management; Negotiating regulatory terms in service agreements for services, products and platforms and other tools used in support of regulated activities; Assisting in the development of new products and services by identifying applicable regulatory requirements; Supporting corporate compliance in the development and implementation of policies and procedures, oversight, internal advisory/consulting and monitoring/reporting activities to ensure compliance with all applicable regulations, and Identifying and mitigating regulatory risk across lines of business.

QUALIFICATIONS: JD Degree from accredited law school. 10+ years of experience providing legal advice within the financial services and/or insurance industry. Experience working with financial institutions and/or insurance companies, federal and state regulators and third party administrator licenses and broker-dealer requirements. Knowledge of federal laws such as GLBA, FCRA, AML, OFAC, Dodd-Frank, SEC regulations and FINRA requirements. Familiarity with state insurance laws governing P&C, life, annuity, WC and group benefit lines of business. Familiarity with privacy and security regulations applicable to financial institutions and insurance. Shown experience creating and implementing regulatory compliance programs within a financial services or insurance organization including legal risk management and standardized contract language. Excellent knowledge of financial service and insurance operations including but not limited to call center, premium handling, claims and producer licensing. Advanced written and verbal communication skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Strong data analytic skills; attention to detail. Strong communication skills (verbal, written, listening) including ability to communicate expertly with regulators, executives and operations staff at all levels.
 
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Corporate Counsel
Refer job# KTXS142500
 
Corporate Counsel The candidate will work with General Counsel on a wide variety of legal matters affecting the business. Work with the partnership team to build relationships with a variety of third parties. Draft and negotiate contracts with customers, vendors, partners and others. Maintain corporate records. Assist in privacy, data security and compliance areas. Participate in interdepartmental initiatives. Provide advice to personnel from all business units. Review and advise on marketing collateral and marketing initiatives. Attend to intellectual property matters. Assist in ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Must have 3-5 years experience in-house with a software company, or law firm experience providing services to software and technology companies, SaaS experience is a plus. Must have experience with commercial contracts, software licensing and software development agreements, as well as joint venture and corporate partnering agreements. Exposure to or experience with privacy and data security laws is a plus. Exposure to trademarks, copyrights and general intellectual property matters is a plus. Should have ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with others Active bar admission, including NJ Bar Admission or ability to obtain NJ bar admission Juris Doctor from an accredited law school. Salesforce experience is a plus.
 
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Corporate Counsel
Refer job# UDWG142485
 
Corporate Counsel The candidate will be responsible to provide legal advice and will perform research, draft documents, handle contracts and negotiations, resolve disputes, provide training, and manage outside counsel. Must have a Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university. Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school is must. A member of the Bar association in at least one jurisdiction in the US is critical. Should be licensed to practice law in New Jersey (this could include obtaining a license to practice in-house based on being a member of the bar of a state outside of New Jersey). 5 years of legal experience is needed. Must be able to use Microsoft Office, Lexis/Nexis, and Westlaw. Must be able to travel overnight as necessary. Dealer agreement and/or franchise experience is desired. Antitrust experience is preferred. Prior legal experience with another motor vehicle distributor or manufacturer is an asset. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are must.
 
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