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Senior Counsel, Litigation

Ridgefield Park NJ Senior Counsel, Litigation Duties: Managing litigation (e.g., product liability, consumer class actions, commercial litigation, etc.), including pre-litigation dispute resolution, discovery and other litigation requests and procedures, reviewing pleadings and other court documents, and providing advice and recommendations to the Vice President, Litigation & Regulatory and other team members. Drive strategy, execution and management of outside counsel on litigation and government investigation matters. Work cross-functionally with teams to mitigate litigation risk and to ensure compliance with litigation and regulatory obligations. You will support internal investigations with risk of litigation related exposure and will keep abreast of other legal and claims activities.

Qualifications: Juris doctor from a US law school and admission to at least one state bar in good standing. 5+ years of relevant legal experience in litigation, with 2+ years of law firm experience. Prior in-house experience a plus. Knowledge and experience with the following substantive areas of law preferred: product liability and class actions. Substantial pre-trial experience, including coordinating and responding to discovery requests, and managing e-discovery in complex matters required. Familiarity with home appliance or consumer electronics business a plus. Highly motivated, efficient, and organized; able to juggle multiple projects at a time in a fast-paced environment, both collaborating as a team and working independently. Demonstrated ability to think strategically and creatively to solve complex legal challenges. Willingness to take a hands-on approach to understanding the facts, including attending scene inspections or lab exams. Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate efficiently and to manage people effectively. Outstanding research, writing, analytical, and advocacy skills; must be able to read, interpret, present and explain legal defense strategies and documents to executives and staff. Able to lead projects and initiatives with little supervision or direction. Able to collaborate with other legal and business colleagues in a complex, geographically dispersed organization.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2021-01-19

Corporate Counsel

Iselin NJ Corporate Counsel Responsibilities: Directly and with outside counsel advise and provide guidance to the board of directors, executive management, business units and support centers of the bank (including retail banking, commercial lending, residential lending, wealth management, insurance brokerage, marketing and human resources) to help ensure that the legal rights of the Bank are protected, that its legal obligations and potential exposures are well defined and understood by management and that the Bank and its affiliates comply with applicable laws and regulations. Be responsible for the selection and management of outside counsel and be accountable for the Bank's legal expense budget. Assist with mergers and acquisitions. Prepare or review all SEC filings. Provide support for retail banking and operations which includes providing advice and responding to discovery requests and court orders involving customer accounts. Review and negotiate vendor contracts and real estate leases, review customer agreements. Prepare and file regulatory applications and notices with the bank's regulatory agencies and other governmental entities as may be required from time to time. Attend various management and board meetings as needed and provide appropriate guidance and advice to management as necessary. Serve as an executive liaison to the Governance/Nominating Committee of the board of directors and work closely with its Chair on corporate governance matters.

Qualifications: Admission to practice law in the State of New Jersey. 10 years experience advising a public company either in-house or at a private law firm. Exceptional strategic and organizational planning skills. Proven knowledge of securities laws. Merger and acquisition experience. Banking industry knowledge would be preferred. Must have a strong executive presence, and be an effective and engaged influencer with a proactive and open communication style. Excellent listening skills. Excellent communication skills, both written and oral. Exceptional personal presentation skills. Charismatic and articulate with a strong comfort level speaking to both large and small groups.
Legal 10 - 0 Full-time 2021-01-18

Commercial Transactions Corporate Counsel

Teaneck NJ Commercial Transactions Corporate Counsel The candidate will be negotiating commercial contracts with customers, many of which are represented by top law firms. Will be 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.

The candidate should be a licensed attorney with 5-7 years' expertise in commercial transactions with large law firm 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 is required. Exposure to master service agreements, software-as-a-service agreements, or other commercial agreements with complex intellectual property, licensing, privacy, indemnity, and liability issues are preferred. Experience in a wide variety of contract drafting and negotiations, preferably representing a client without significant contracting leverage is preferred. Exposure to master service agreements, software-as-a-service agreements, or other commercial agreements with complex intellectual property, licensing, privacy, indemnity, and liability issues are preferred. Prior exposure to IT outsourcing is a major plus.
Legal 5 - 7 Full-time 2021-01-16

Counsel - Real Estate Investments Law

Whippany NJ Counsel - Real Estate Investments Law Responsibilities: Assist in the structuring, negotiation and closing of mortgage loans, mezzanine loans, warehouse lines, loan-on-loan financings and other types of financings, both as a lender and as a borrower. Assist in the structuring, negotiation and closing of acquisitions and dispositions of real properties. Draft and negotiate contracts and documents related to real estate investments, such as loan commitments, joint venture agreements for stabilized and development properties, asset management agreements and leases. Work with, guide and manage outside counsel representing the company on a wide range of debt and equity transactions, such as loan closings, sales and acquisitions, leasing matters and other loan, asset servicing matters and litigation. Counsel business teams involved in all areas of commercial real estate transactional work, new product development, third-party real estate investment management and on insurance regulation and compliance matters impacting MetLife's commercial real estate portfolio. Provide advice and counsel to key business decision makers on the enforcement, restructuring and workout of delinquent or non-performing mortgage loans in accordance with applicable law and MetLife policy. Advise business partners and manage outside counsel on bankruptcies, foreclosures and other enforcement proceedings and general litigation matters. Prepare, initiate, advocate for, and effectively present legal points and recommendations to guide key decision makers and to represent business partners as legal counsel.

Qualifications: A JD Degree from an accredited law school; admitted to practice before a state Bar. 4+ years of relevant work experience with a law firm or in-house. Proficient in negotiating, drafting and closing complex loans, sales and acquisitions. Excellent oral and written communication skills, with proven business acumen. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, ability to manage multiple tasks and responsibilities simultaneously. Able to work under limited supervision.
Legal 4 - 0 Full-time 2021-01-11

Counsel, Government Contracting

New Brunswick NJ Counsel, Government Contracting The candidate will provide strategic legal advice to pharmaceutical and medical device businesses performing research and development with US government funding. Funding may be pursued from the National Institutes of Health, the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, and consortia that receive funding from DoD or other agencies. Must be experienced with offers, cost and accounting, contract performance requirements, responses to government audits and inquiries, contract close-out activities, innovative business strategies and compliance program activities. Will also handle inquiries on ethics rules impacting interactions with government officials. Support senior legal advisors, government contracting teams, finance teams, supply chain and procurement, the J&J compliance organization, and will collaborate with legal colleagues across various business and functional units. The role includes monitoring developments in government procurement law, actively engaging in trade associations, and building and delivering training to clients on a range of topics related to government contracting, procurement and government ethics. Must have a Juris Doctor Degree and admission to (and current good standing with) the bar of at least one state or the District of Columbia. Should have 3+ years post admission experience with a law firm or comparable in-house experience in a government contracting practice. Must have 3+ years of legal transactional experience drafting and negotiating agreements, and proven track record of identifying and mitigating risks/exposure points. Experience providing legal advice on government contracts in a research and development environment is strongly preferred. Experience with transactions related to pharmaceuticals, biologics, vaccines, information technology, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, software, medical device hardware, or privacy desired. Experience advising company leaders on broad spectrum of activities from strategy through to internal investigations desired. Practical experience applying the procurement regulations, including cost and accounting rules, in a commercial or global operation preferred. Finance or accounting experience a plus. Experience interacting with Government contracting officers, auditors, lawyers and other agency officials desired. Knowledge of evolving US/DoD Privacy, Cybersecurity and Data Sharing requirements a plus. Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2021-01-09

Corporate Counsel

Mahwah NJ Corporate Counsel Candidate will be reporting to the General Counsel and be based in our corporate headquarters. Will specialize in Privacy Law and Employment Law and will be responsible for advising the US and Canada businesses on all aspects of privacy and employment laws. Will closely partner with the relevant business teams to address the shifting privacy and employment legal and regulatory landscape and provide business-practical counsel and guidance. Will include: Provide legal support and counsel on all U.S. and Canadian privacy matters, including CCPA and GDPR compliance. Provide legal support to Human Resources and other employees of Canada regarding employment laws, policies, training, ERISA/benefits issues. Draft policies and procedures based on applicable laws and regulations and best practices relating to personal information. Monitor existing and proposed U.S. and Canadian privacy and electronic communication laws and regulations, evaluate the potential impact on the business, and proactively propose advisable business processes or practices. Support business functions in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. on the mitigation of data privacy risks. Draft and review various commercial contracts (including service provider agreements and other supplier agreements, data protection/data sharing agreements, confidentiality agreements, etc.). Advise and train departments on privacy and employment law best practices. Refining of existing policies and practices. Manage litigation as needed for the areas of privacy and employment.

Qualifications: Must have a bachelor's degree and a JD from an accredited law school. Must be a member of the bar in a US state in good standing. 7+ years of experience in employment & privacy law is essential. Previous experience in Canadian law is a plus but not required. Previous automotive experience is a plus. Prior in-house legal experience is preferred. An outstanding collaborator who can manage multiple tasks and work across various functions. Ability to work well with a small, tightly knit legal team and desire to seek responsibility and work autonomously. Must have the ability to juggle different legal areas and projects and to prioritize tasks, while planning and accomplishing objectives in a timely manner. Must remain flexible to respond to the changing business requirements and must perform tasks in a hands-on manner with minimal oversight and reliance upon outside counsel. Must have excellent judgment to resolve complex issues efficiently and effectively, as well as demonstrate strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Must be comfortable presenting and interacting with all levels of the organization.
Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2021-01-09

General Counsel Regional Head Of Legal And Compliance, Mras

Princeton NJ General Counsel Regional Head of Legal and Compliance, MRAS Duties: Serve as point of contact for all legal matters affecting the Company; ensure that executives remain apprised of important legal actions that may impact the Company. In partnership with executives across the region, recommend and establish the organizational structure of legal and compliance services in alignment with the mandate from the U.S. P&C Executive Board, which considers efficiencies, industry best practices, the unique business needs of US P&C business units including MR US, Specialty Insurance, MR Facultative and Corporate, American Modern Insurance Group (AMIG) and Hartford Steam Boiler (HSB). Apply deep business acumen and knowledge of P&C (re)insurance industry to offer sound and practical legal advice, research and guidance on business, operational, financial and administrative activities undertaken by the Company. Oversee management of US P&C Legal Services which includes legal and corporate compliance (NA Hub) functions. Responsible for the acquisition, development and retention of legal and compliance talent. Assist the President/CEO and executive leaders in formulating and implementing the Company's mission, critical success factors and objectives. Oversee and manage non-claims litigation e.g. regulatory insolvencies, employment law, etc. Aligns and coordinates strategic priorities with Group Legal to ensure compliance with groupwide guidelines and controls. Serve as Corporate Secretary for legal entity(s) MRAS and MRAm preparing minutes, by-laws, powers of attorney, etc. relating to various stakeholders and board of directors for meeting for legal entity(s) including MRAS, America and its subsidiaries. Oversee and/or align with other US P&C entities as necessary. Monitor legal and regulatory developments; advise management of the legal ramifications of various business activities Create and maintain contacts with industry regulators and bureaus so that Company interests are represented appropriately. Develop recommendations for technology solutions that can streamline legal processes and create efficiencies across legal function in US P&C Operations. Secures and protects service and trademarks.

Qualifications: Law Degree. 15+ years demonstrating sound legal judgment with an insurance company or law firm focusing on property/casualty insurance and general corporate work. Demonstrated leadership skills and experience successfully leading complex, cross-functional teams and assignments. Deep insurance/reinsurance market knowledge and financial and operational acumen and a strong track record of providing legal advice that appropriately balances legal and regulatory requirements with business goals and objectives. Superior communication skills with the ability to adapt complex legal topics depending on the audience. Service delivery mindset and an ability to develop solutions to complex business problems related to the delivery of legal services. Must be able to interact with and develop productive relationships with senior management and high level regulators. Track record of successful interactions with insurance industry regulators. Superior written and oral communication skills. Impeccable ethics and integrity.
Legal 15 - 0 Full-time 2020-12-26

Corporate Counsel, US Market Access Legal Services

Bridgewater NJ Corporate Counsel, US Market Access Legal Services The candidate will draft, negotiate and review market access related agreements, including: PBM agreements, GPO agreements, Specialty Pharmacy agreements, wholesaler agreements, discount and rebate agreements, distribution agreements, innovative/value-based agreements, market research agreements, vendor agreements, and service agreements; Advise market access clients on discount, rebate/price concession strategies, government pricing, copay/patient assistance programs, policy development, risk mitigation, and interactions with customers; Interact with and advise business leaders in the US concerning legal issues that have a direct effect on the success of the company; Ensure that clients are kept abreast of all relevant legal developments in their areas of business; Counsel and collaborate with the Ethics & Business Integrity (Compliance) department on policy interpretation, training, and other relevant activities; Contribute to the achievement of clients business objectives by providing proactive legal counseling; Ensure that client operations and interactions with market access customers, health care professionals and patients comply with applicable laws and company policies, including Anti-kickback Statute and other US healthcare compliance laws and regulations, antitrust, and FDA requirements; Work closely with internal teams to establish relationships and deliver consistent, practical, solutions-oriented legal guidance and support; Coordination with and support of other members of the US Market Access Legal Services team and US GBU Support & Regulatory Law Support colleagues, as needed; and Act as Legal Department representative on cross-functional teams, as assigned. Should have 4+ years of post-J.D. experience. Must have Licensed to practice law and in good standing in at least one US jurisdiction MA, NJ or DC, a plus. Should preferably have excellent academic credentials, including a J.D. from a highly respected, accredited law school; Prior experience with legal issues facing the pharmaceuticals/biotechnology industry; Broad based legal training, including exposure to payer arrangements, fraud and abuse (including the Anti-kickback Statute) and government price reporting, in addition to sophisticated regulatory and compliance issues; Experience working in a matrix, international environment; and Ability to provide and effectively communicate sound legal advice coupled with a strong understanding of business needs. Legal 4 - 0 Full-time 2020-12-26

Sr Counsel, Privacy, Cybersecurity, And Investigations

Cherry Hill NJ Senior Counsel, Privacy, Cybersecurity, and Investigations The candidate will be part of the U.S. Regulatory Inquiries/Investigations team within the U.S. Litigation group. The Senior Counsel will provide legal advice in the areas of privacy, data protection and security, and cyber security. Have working knowledge of U.S. federal and state privacy and data protection laws and regulations impacting financial institutions, including but not limited to, GLBA and Regulation P, TCPA, CAN SPAM, California Consumer Privacy Act and state data breach notification requirements. Have experience with data loss prevention and cyber events, including forensic investigations, breach notification letters, cyber preparedness, and table top exercises, Have experience interacting with cybersecurity professionals and providing advice on emerging technologies, testing, data collection, and other questions, Have experience with general internal corporate investigations, handling inquiries from law enforcement and federal and state regulators, Have an interest in new and emerging technologies, CIPP Certification is a plus. Prior experience in the technology industry or with federal/state agencies also a plus. Provides leadership, coaching, counseling and guidance to staff, Supervises external counsel providing advice or other legal services of the Company, Works closely with General Counsel, department attorneys and external legal counsel on specific legal issues related to the Company's business, Gives practical support and assistance to contemporaries, junior attorneys and staff, Assists in the management of expenditures for external counsel, Advises lines of business on best practices that help minimize legal and litigation risk, May assist General Counsel in developing and managing departmental budget for both internal and external legal spend, Anticipates client needs, Deals with complex legal issues, Clearly delivers difficult messages without jeopardizing client relationships, Gives pragmatic legal opinions with reasons and rationale, Provides advice in ambiguous situations; identifies and prevents future legal risks, Resolves most situations where conflicts arise between the needs and desires of specific business units and the interests of the Company without requiring intervention of more senior attorneys, Demonstrates highest professional ethical and behavioral standards and complies with all applicable Bar Rules and Codes of Professional Responsibility, and corporate ethical and behavioral standards, Participates in special projects and performs additional duties as required, Must be eligible for employment under regulatory standards applicable to the position. Bachelors degree required, J.D. from an Accredited Law School required, 10+ Years of related experience, Strong knowledge of privacy law, cybersecurity law, and internal and regulatory, investigations, Integrity and high moral standards, Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills are required., Excellent oral and written communication skills, Strong teamwork and client skills are required. Legal 10 - 0 Full-time 2020-12-24

Counsel, Corporate Transactions

Kenilworth NJ Counsel, Corporate Transactions The candidate will provide legal support and counseling for a broad range of complex transactions on behalf of the Company, including public and private mergers and acquisitions; joint ventures; research, development and commercial collaborations; corporate licensing; manufacturing and supply and other business development transactions. Work closely with management in business development and licensing functions on complex legal transactions led by the Company's Corporate, company Research Laboratories, Human Health, Manufacturing and Animal Health Divisions. Provide legal, deal and strategic advice to business development, management and executive clients. Negotiate and draft highly sophisticated M&A, divestiture, joint venture, licensing, collaboration and other agreements, often where no precedents exist. Advise as needed on relevant antitrust, securities and corporate laws impacting various projects. Supervise activities and manage the relationship with outside counsel, as needed, to support transactions. May train and supervise paralegal. Provide legal services, advice and guidance that is consistent with law and Company policy; further business objectives and appropriately balance divisional/functional/corporate business objectives and legal risks. Exercise judgment to drive decisions on routine and non-routine matters within area of practice. Report to Managing Counsel of Corporate Transactions Legal.

The candidate should have an Undergraduate degree from an accredited institution. Graduate of an accredited U.S. law school, with admission to the Bar of New Jersey or another state. Five (5) or more years of legal experience in a law firm or corporate setting. Must have drafted sophisticated legal transactional documents. Excellent teamwork, communication (written and oral) and analytical skills, and a high level of business acumen. Have managed a significant workload, with the ability to juggle multiple transactions simultaneously. Ability to be proactive and work independently with high level of initiative, self-motivation and intellectual curiosity. Willingness to embrace development opportunities, which may include assuming other related roles and assignments, or future roles at different company locations. Must have independently handled complex transactional matters in the pharmaceutical industry or other regulated industries. Must have advised management on business and legal risks in specific transactions. Has operated in ambiguous circumstances. Has worked collaboratively with colleagues to set project plan and timelines. Some domestic and international travel required.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2020-12-24
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Senior Counsel, Litigation
Refer job# IWMC154624
 
Senior Counsel, Litigation Duties: Managing litigation (e.g., product liability, consumer class actions, commercial litigation, etc.), including pre-litigation dispute resolution, discovery and other litigation requests and procedures, reviewing pleadings and other court documents, and providing advice and recommendations to the Vice President, Litigation & Regulatory and other team members. Drive strategy, execution and management of outside counsel on litigation and government investigation matters. Work cross-functionally with teams to mitigate litigation risk and to ensure compliance with litigation and regulatory obligations. You will support internal investigations with risk of litigation related exposure and will keep abreast of other legal and claims activities.

Qualifications: Juris doctor from a US law school and admission to at least one state bar in good standing. 5+ years of relevant legal experience in litigation, with 2+ years of law firm experience. Prior in-house experience a plus. Knowledge and experience with the following substantive areas of law preferred: product liability and class actions. Substantial pre-trial experience, including coordinating and responding to discovery requests, and managing e-discovery in complex matters required. Familiarity with home appliance or consumer electronics business a plus. Highly motivated, efficient, and organized; able to juggle multiple projects at a time in a fast-paced environment, both collaborating as a team and working independently. Demonstrated ability to think strategically and creatively to solve complex legal challenges. Willingness to take a hands-on approach to understanding the facts, including attending scene inspections or lab exams. Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate efficiently and to manage people effectively. Outstanding research, writing, analytical, and advocacy skills; must be able to read, interpret, present and explain legal defense strategies and documents to executives and staff. Able to lead projects and initiatives with little supervision or direction. Able to collaborate with other legal and business colleagues in a complex, geographically dispersed organization.
 
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Corporate Counsel
Refer job# NTMI154616
 
Corporate Counsel Responsibilities: Directly and with outside counsel advise and provide guidance to the board of directors, executive management, business units and support centers of the bank (including retail banking, commercial lending, residential lending, wealth management, insurance brokerage, marketing and human resources) to help ensure that the legal rights of the Bank are protected, that its legal obligations and potential exposures are well defined and understood by management and that the Bank and its affiliates comply with applicable laws and regulations. Be responsible for the selection and management of outside counsel and be accountable for the Bank's legal expense budget. Assist with mergers and acquisitions. Prepare or review all SEC filings. Provide support for retail banking and operations which includes providing advice and responding to discovery requests and court orders involving customer accounts. Review and negotiate vendor contracts and real estate leases, review customer agreements. Prepare and file regulatory applications and notices with the bank's regulatory agencies and other governmental entities as may be required from time to time. Attend various management and board meetings as needed and provide appropriate guidance and advice to management as necessary. Serve as an executive liaison to the Governance/Nominating Committee of the board of directors and work closely with its Chair on corporate governance matters.

Qualifications: Admission to practice law in the State of New Jersey. 10 years experience advising a public company either in-house or at a private law firm. Exceptional strategic and organizational planning skills. Proven knowledge of securities laws. Merger and acquisition experience. Banking industry knowledge would be preferred. Must have a strong executive presence, and be an effective and engaged influencer with a proactive and open communication style. Excellent listening skills. Excellent communication skills, both written and oral. Exceptional personal presentation skills. Charismatic and articulate with a strong comfort level speaking to both large and small groups.
 
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Commercial Transactions Corporate Counsel
Refer job# VBSK154581
 
Commercial Transactions Corporate Counsel The candidate will be negotiating commercial contracts with customers, many of which are represented by top law firms. Will be 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.

The candidate should be a licensed attorney with 5-7 years' expertise in commercial transactions with large law firm 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 is required. Exposure to master service agreements, software-as-a-service agreements, or other commercial agreements with complex intellectual property, licensing, privacy, indemnity, and liability issues are preferred. Experience in a wide variety of contract drafting and negotiations, preferably representing a client without significant contracting leverage is preferred. Exposure to master service agreements, software-as-a-service agreements, or other commercial agreements with complex intellectual property, licensing, privacy, indemnity, and liability issues are preferred. Prior exposure to IT outsourcing is a major plus.
 
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Counsel - Real Estate Investments Law
Refer job# YUDG154479
 
Counsel - Real Estate Investments Law Responsibilities: Assist in the structuring, negotiation and closing of mortgage loans, mezzanine loans, warehouse lines, loan-on-loan financings and other types of financings, both as a lender and as a borrower. Assist in the structuring, negotiation and closing of acquisitions and dispositions of real properties. Draft and negotiate contracts and documents related to real estate investments, such as loan commitments, joint venture agreements for stabilized and development properties, asset management agreements and leases. Work with, guide and manage outside counsel representing the company on a wide range of debt and equity transactions, such as loan closings, sales and acquisitions, leasing matters and other loan, asset servicing matters and litigation. Counsel business teams involved in all areas of commercial real estate transactional work, new product development, third-party real estate investment management and on insurance regulation and compliance matters impacting MetLife's commercial real estate portfolio. Provide advice and counsel to key business decision makers on the enforcement, restructuring and workout of delinquent or non-performing mortgage loans in accordance with applicable law and MetLife policy. Advise business partners and manage outside counsel on bankruptcies, foreclosures and other enforcement proceedings and general litigation matters. Prepare, initiate, advocate for, and effectively present legal points and recommendations to guide key decision makers and to represent business partners as legal counsel.

Qualifications: A JD Degree from an accredited law school; admitted to practice before a state Bar. 4+ years of relevant work experience with a law firm or in-house. Proficient in negotiating, drafting and closing complex loans, sales and acquisitions. Excellent oral and written communication skills, with proven business acumen. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, ability to manage multiple tasks and responsibilities simultaneously. Able to work under limited supervision.
 
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Counsel, Government Contracting
Refer job# ZOJL154458
 
Counsel, Government Contracting The candidate will provide strategic legal advice to pharmaceutical and medical device businesses performing research and development with US government funding. Funding may be pursued from the National Institutes of Health, the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, and consortia that receive funding from DoD or other agencies. Must be experienced with offers, cost and accounting, contract performance requirements, responses to government audits and inquiries, contract close-out activities, innovative business strategies and compliance program activities. Will also handle inquiries on ethics rules impacting interactions with government officials. Support senior legal advisors, government contracting teams, finance teams, supply chain and procurement, the J&J compliance organization, and will collaborate with legal colleagues across various business and functional units. The role includes monitoring developments in government procurement law, actively engaging in trade associations, and building and delivering training to clients on a range of topics related to government contracting, procurement and government ethics. Must have a Juris Doctor Degree and admission to (and current good standing with) the bar of at least one state or the District of Columbia. Should have 3+ years post admission experience with a law firm or comparable in-house experience in a government contracting practice. Must have 3+ years of legal transactional experience drafting and negotiating agreements, and proven track record of identifying and mitigating risks/exposure points. Experience providing legal advice on government contracts in a research and development environment is strongly preferred. Experience with transactions related to pharmaceuticals, biologics, vaccines, information technology, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, software, medical device hardware, or privacy desired. Experience advising company leaders on broad spectrum of activities from strategy through to internal investigations desired. Practical experience applying the procurement regulations, including cost and accounting rules, in a commercial or global operation preferred. Finance or accounting experience a plus. Experience interacting with Government contracting officers, auditors, lawyers and other agency officials desired. Knowledge of evolving US/DoD Privacy, Cybersecurity and Data Sharing requirements a plus.
 
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Corporate Counsel
Refer job# XXOW154465
 
Corporate Counsel Candidate will be reporting to the General Counsel and be based in our corporate headquarters. Will specialize in Privacy Law and Employment Law and will be responsible for advising the US and Canada businesses on all aspects of privacy and employment laws. Will closely partner with the relevant business teams to address the shifting privacy and employment legal and regulatory landscape and provide business-practical counsel and guidance. Will include: Provide legal support and counsel on all U.S. and Canadian privacy matters, including CCPA and GDPR compliance. Provide legal support to Human Resources and other employees of Canada regarding employment laws, policies, training, ERISA/benefits issues. Draft policies and procedures based on applicable laws and regulations and best practices relating to personal information. Monitor existing and proposed U.S. and Canadian privacy and electronic communication laws and regulations, evaluate the potential impact on the business, and proactively propose advisable business processes or practices. Support business functions in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. on the mitigation of data privacy risks. Draft and review various commercial contracts (including service provider agreements and other supplier agreements, data protection/data sharing agreements, confidentiality agreements, etc.). Advise and train departments on privacy and employment law best practices. Refining of existing policies and practices. Manage litigation as needed for the areas of privacy and employment.

Qualifications: Must have a bachelor's degree and a JD from an accredited law school. Must be a member of the bar in a US state in good standing. 7+ years of experience in employment & privacy law is essential. Previous experience in Canadian law is a plus but not required. Previous automotive experience is a plus. Prior in-house legal experience is preferred. An outstanding collaborator who can manage multiple tasks and work across various functions. Ability to work well with a small, tightly knit legal team and desire to seek responsibility and work autonomously. Must have the ability to juggle different legal areas and projects and to prioritize tasks, while planning and accomplishing objectives in a timely manner. Must remain flexible to respond to the changing business requirements and must perform tasks in a hands-on manner with minimal oversight and reliance upon outside counsel. Must have excellent judgment to resolve complex issues efficiently and effectively, as well as demonstrate strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Must be comfortable presenting and interacting with all levels of the organization.
 
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General Counsel Regional Head Of Legal And Compliance, Mras
Refer job# QJRN154201
 
General Counsel Regional Head of Legal and Compliance, MRAS Duties: Serve as point of contact for all legal matters affecting the Company; ensure that executives remain apprised of important legal actions that may impact the Company. In partnership with executives across the region, recommend and establish the organizational structure of legal and compliance services in alignment with the mandate from the U.S. P&C Executive Board, which considers efficiencies, industry best practices, the unique business needs of US P&C business units including MR US, Specialty Insurance, MR Facultative and Corporate, American Modern Insurance Group (AMIG) and Hartford Steam Boiler (HSB). Apply deep business acumen and knowledge of P&C (re)insurance industry to offer sound and practical legal advice, research and guidance on business, operational, financial and administrative activities undertaken by the Company. Oversee management of US P&C Legal Services which includes legal and corporate compliance (NA Hub) functions. Responsible for the acquisition, development and retention of legal and compliance talent. Assist the President/CEO and executive leaders in formulating and implementing the Company's mission, critical success factors and objectives. Oversee and manage non-claims litigation e.g. regulatory insolvencies, employment law, etc. Aligns and coordinates strategic priorities with Group Legal to ensure compliance with groupwide guidelines and controls. Serve as Corporate Secretary for legal entity(s) MRAS and MRAm preparing minutes, by-laws, powers of attorney, etc. relating to various stakeholders and board of directors for meeting for legal entity(s) including MRAS, America and its subsidiaries. Oversee and/or align with other US P&C entities as necessary. Monitor legal and regulatory developments; advise management of the legal ramifications of various business activities Create and maintain contacts with industry regulators and bureaus so that Company interests are represented appropriately. Develop recommendations for technology solutions that can streamline legal processes and create efficiencies across legal function in US P&C Operations. Secures and protects service and trademarks.

Qualifications: Law Degree. 15+ years demonstrating sound legal judgment with an insurance company or law firm focusing on property/casualty insurance and general corporate work. Demonstrated leadership skills and experience successfully leading complex, cross-functional teams and assignments. Deep insurance/reinsurance market knowledge and financial and operational acumen and a strong track record of providing legal advice that appropriately balances legal and regulatory requirements with business goals and objectives. Superior communication skills with the ability to adapt complex legal topics depending on the audience. Service delivery mindset and an ability to develop solutions to complex business problems related to the delivery of legal services. Must be able to interact with and develop productive relationships with senior management and high level regulators. Track record of successful interactions with insurance industry regulators. Superior written and oral communication skills. Impeccable ethics and integrity.
 
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Corporate Counsel, US Market Access Legal Services
Refer job# GOEJ154222
 
Corporate Counsel, US Market Access Legal Services The candidate will draft, negotiate and review market access related agreements, including: PBM agreements, GPO agreements, Specialty Pharmacy agreements, wholesaler agreements, discount and rebate agreements, distribution agreements, innovative/value-based agreements, market research agreements, vendor agreements, and service agreements; Advise market access clients on discount, rebate/price concession strategies, government pricing, copay/patient assistance programs, policy development, risk mitigation, and interactions with customers; Interact with and advise business leaders in the US concerning legal issues that have a direct effect on the success of the company; Ensure that clients are kept abreast of all relevant legal developments in their areas of business; Counsel and collaborate with the Ethics & Business Integrity (Compliance) department on policy interpretation, training, and other relevant activities; Contribute to the achievement of clients business objectives by providing proactive legal counseling; Ensure that client operations and interactions with market access customers, health care professionals and patients comply with applicable laws and company policies, including Anti-kickback Statute and other US healthcare compliance laws and regulations, antitrust, and FDA requirements; Work closely with internal teams to establish relationships and deliver consistent, practical, solutions-oriented legal guidance and support; Coordination with and support of other members of the US Market Access Legal Services team and US GBU Support & Regulatory Law Support colleagues, as needed; and Act as Legal Department representative on cross-functional teams, as assigned. Should have 4+ years of post-J.D. experience. Must have Licensed to practice law and in good standing in at least one US jurisdiction MA, NJ or DC, a plus. Should preferably have excellent academic credentials, including a J.D. from a highly respected, accredited law school; Prior experience with legal issues facing the pharmaceuticals/biotechnology industry; Broad based legal training, including exposure to payer arrangements, fraud and abuse (including the Anti-kickback Statute) and government price reporting, in addition to sophisticated regulatory and compliance issues; Experience working in a matrix, international environment; and Ability to provide and effectively communicate sound legal advice coupled with a strong understanding of business needs.
 
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Sr Counsel, Privacy, Cybersecurity, And Investigations
Refer job# PCTW154151
 
Senior Counsel, Privacy, Cybersecurity, and Investigations The candidate will be part of the U.S. Regulatory Inquiries/Investigations team within the U.S. Litigation group. The Senior Counsel will provide legal advice in the areas of privacy, data protection and security, and cyber security. Have working knowledge of U.S. federal and state privacy and data protection laws and regulations impacting financial institutions, including but not limited to, GLBA and Regulation P, TCPA, CAN SPAM, California Consumer Privacy Act and state data breach notification requirements. Have experience with data loss prevention and cyber events, including forensic investigations, breach notification letters, cyber preparedness, and table top exercises, Have experience interacting with cybersecurity professionals and providing advice on emerging technologies, testing, data collection, and other questions, Have experience with general internal corporate investigations, handling inquiries from law enforcement and federal and state regulators, Have an interest in new and emerging technologies, CIPP Certification is a plus. Prior experience in the technology industry or with federal/state agencies also a plus. Provides leadership, coaching, counseling and guidance to staff, Supervises external counsel providing advice or other legal services of the Company, Works closely with General Counsel, department attorneys and external legal counsel on specific legal issues related to the Company's business, Gives practical support and assistance to contemporaries, junior attorneys and staff, Assists in the management of expenditures for external counsel, Advises lines of business on best practices that help minimize legal and litigation risk, May assist General Counsel in developing and managing departmental budget for both internal and external legal spend, Anticipates client needs, Deals with complex legal issues, Clearly delivers difficult messages without jeopardizing client relationships, Gives pragmatic legal opinions with reasons and rationale, Provides advice in ambiguous situations; identifies and prevents future legal risks, Resolves most situations where conflicts arise between the needs and desires of specific business units and the interests of the Company without requiring intervention of more senior attorneys, Demonstrates highest professional ethical and behavioral standards and complies with all applicable Bar Rules and Codes of Professional Responsibility, and corporate ethical and behavioral standards, Participates in special projects and performs additional duties as required, Must be eligible for employment under regulatory standards applicable to the position. Bachelors degree required, J.D. from an Accredited Law School required, 10+ Years of related experience, Strong knowledge of privacy law, cybersecurity law, and internal and regulatory, investigations, Integrity and high moral standards, Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills are required., Excellent oral and written communication skills, Strong teamwork and client skills are required.
 
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Counsel, Corporate Transactions
Refer job# EPGK154156
 
Counsel, Corporate Transactions The candidate will provide legal support and counseling for a broad range of complex transactions on behalf of the Company, including public and private mergers and acquisitions; joint ventures; research, development and commercial collaborations; corporate licensing; manufacturing and supply and other business development transactions. Work closely with management in business development and licensing functions on complex legal transactions led by the Company's Corporate, company Research Laboratories, Human Health, Manufacturing and Animal Health Divisions. Provide legal, deal and strategic advice to business development, management and executive clients. Negotiate and draft highly sophisticated M&A, divestiture, joint venture, licensing, collaboration and other agreements, often where no precedents exist. Advise as needed on relevant antitrust, securities and corporate laws impacting various projects. Supervise activities and manage the relationship with outside counsel, as needed, to support transactions. May train and supervise paralegal. Provide legal services, advice and guidance that is consistent with law and Company policy; further business objectives and appropriately balance divisional/functional/corporate business objectives and legal risks. Exercise judgment to drive decisions on routine and non-routine matters within area of practice. Report to Managing Counsel of Corporate Transactions Legal.

The candidate should have an Undergraduate degree from an accredited institution. Graduate of an accredited U.S. law school, with admission to the Bar of New Jersey or another state. Five (5) or more years of legal experience in a law firm or corporate setting. Must have drafted sophisticated legal transactional documents. Excellent teamwork, communication (written and oral) and analytical skills, and a high level of business acumen. Have managed a significant workload, with the ability to juggle multiple transactions simultaneously. Ability to be proactive and work independently with high level of initiative, self-motivation and intellectual curiosity. Willingness to embrace development opportunities, which may include assuming other related roles and assignments, or future roles at different company locations. Must have independently handled complex transactional matters in the pharmaceutical industry or other regulated industries. Must have advised management on business and legal risks in specific transactions. Has operated in ambiguous circumstances. Has worked collaboratively with colleagues to set project plan and timelines. Some domestic and international travel required.
 
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