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Senior Corporate Counsel

Iselin NJ Senior Corporate Counsel The candidate will provide strategic, commercial, and corporate legal support to all levels of management on commercial transactions for the purchase of goods and services on a wide variety of procurement topics [for example, IT procurement, logistics, commodities, marketing & communications, events planning, good and services] and to an internal and external provider of business services [for example, debt collection, accounting services, global mobility, payroll, taxes, and travel]. Structure third-party external business services in a manner compliant with applicable laws, regulations, and rules, including rules of professional conduct. Independently draft and negotiate large and complicated commercial agreements in diverse subject matter areas, and draft correspondence in a clear and professional manner. Identify key commercial, legal, data privacy, intellectual property ownership, antitrust, export control and other significant regulatory considerations. Claim management, including, assessing contractual, litigation, compliance and other high-level legal risks and opportunities. Provide practical, business-oriented and efficient solutions, as well as develop and advise on appropriate risk avoidance and mitigation strategies. Ongoing counseling regarding (and efficient implementation of) various internal corporate policies, initiatives and/or programs. Provide strategic guidance, model template creation, policy development and general legal support as needed. Train and educate stakeholders/business partners on key legal considerations. Ability to select, engage and manage outside counsel in a cost-effective and efficient manner. Other responsibilities as required.

The candidate should have a Juris Doctor from an accredited law school, and an active member in good standing with at least one State Bar. Should have 7+ years of experience advising a corporate client on all types of commercial transactions. Experience identifying and advising on all legal issues affecting an internal and external service provider of a variety of business services. Exemplary ability to independently lead and execute all phases of challenging transactions, from advising on structure, due diligence, negotiating, drafting, closing, and resolving post-close conflicts. Adept at balancing critical legal oversight, risk avoidance and mitigation, with the need for practical, business-oriented, and efficient solutions to achieve business goals. Outstanding negotiation, drafting, and communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate with all levels of management. Thrive in a high volume fast-paced and constantly evolving work environment, and be comfortable with tight deadlines. Displays a strong stakeholder focus, business acumen, excellent business judgment, and decision-making skills. Experience in navigating a global matrix organization with the ability to collaborate with multi-jurisdictional stakeholders, and establishing oneself as a reliable key resource across multiple teams. Flexible with a willingness to learn new skills and take on new responsibilities. Willingness to travel occasionally (5 to 10 percent).
Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2022-06-25

Vp, Corporate Counsel, Mergers & Acquisitions

Newark NJ VP, Corporate Counsel, Mergers and Acquisitions Responsibilities: Lead legal advisor on designated M&A transactions (e.g., acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures). Advising business personnel (e.g., members of Corporate Development and senior business unit executives (who may not be familiar with M&A processes)) on legal and business issues in M&A transactions. Regularly taking lead role in directly negotiating terms of M&A transactions and relevant agreements with counterparties. Coordinating other Prudential LCBE and non-legal function with respect to M&A transactions, including tax, labor and employment, technology, intellectual property, litigation, benefits, real estate, government affairs, communications and other areas. Participating in the development of preliminary indications of interest in targets around the world. Providing upfront structuring advice with respect to contemplated acquisitions and dispositions. Drafting and negotiating a wide variety of agreements, including, without limitation, investment banking and due diligence provider engagement letters, confidentiality agreements, definitive purchase and sale agreements, joint venture agreements, transition services agreements and shareholder agreements. Providing advice with respect to assessing both legal risks and reputational risks arising out of contemplated transactions. Effectively managing and overseeing utilization of outside law firms to provide cost-effective legal services. Provide support, as needed, for other Legal and Compliance areas. Where appropriate, engage with regulators (together with governmental affairs) regarding M&A transactions.

Desired Qualifications: Should have 6 years of legal experience, including training in a major national law firm. Previous in-house experience is a plus. Substantial experience in merger and acquisition transactions. Experience with the insurance and financial services industry is highly desired. Extensive experience drafting complex agreements. Strong analytical skills and demonstration of a high degree of sophisticated judgment. Superior interpersonal, organizational, written, and oral communications skills. Outstanding project management skills and ability to perform effectively under strict time constraints. The ability to balance the large volume of deals simultaneously.
Legal 6 - 0 Full-time 2022-06-24

Real Estate Attorney

Camden NJ Real Estate Attorney The candidate will advise on and structure various real estate transactions and draft, review and negotiate various types of agreements in connection with such transactions, including Leases and other related documents for warehouses and distribution centers, maintenance facilities and parking lots from both the landlord side and the tenant side, Amendments to leases, including term extensions, Estoppel certificates, non-disturbance agreements and collateral access agreements with lenders and property owners, Subleases and assignments of leases, License agreements, easements and right of entry agreements, Purchase and sale agreements for the acquisition and disposition of properties, Development and construction agreements in connection with the construction of new facilities or tenant improvements, Loan agreements and related documents in connection with the financing of acquisitions or construction projects. Provide legal counsel and guidance to the Real Estate team regarding leasing proposals, commission agreements and landlord-tenant issues, as well as the interpretation of lease and other contractual provisions. Maintain status reports of active and executed contracts and ensure appropriate approvals are obtained prior to the execution of contracts. Confer with executives regarding real estate initiatives to assess legal risks and plan actions to control or minimize such risks. Work with Real Estate department in handling real estate-related disputes. Manage and prioritize projects as they arise working alongside the Real Estate team. Build and maintain productive working relationships with internal clients; establish credibility and influence where appropriate.

The candidate should have a J.D. from an accredited law school and 3-8 years of legal experience in real estate, preferably including large law firm experience. Experience drafting, reviewing and negotiating leases (from both the landlord and tenant perspective), purchase and sale agreements, development and construction agreements, and loan and loan-related documents. Preference for experience in the warehousing and/or industrial real estate sectors. Ability to quickly understand new, novel or unexpected legal issues or circumstances relating to real estate matters. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Superior analytical and negotiation skills. Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously while meeting tight schedules.
Legal 3 - 8 Full-time 2022-06-23

Insurance Defense Attorney

Morristown NJ Insurance Defense Attorney The candidate should have A JD degree and a Membership in the New York State Bar. Appropriate special licenses to practice before boards or federal courts are preferred. Must have 1-year experience as an attorney. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Familiarity with the latest developments in the practice of law, as well as pertinent knowledge in related fields. Familiarity with insurance law a plus. Proficiency with technologies that reduce costs and facilitate the practice of law and remote work. Legal 1 - 0 Full-time 2022-06-23

Counsel, Global Insurance And Reinsurance

Summit NJ Counsel, Global Insurance and Reinsurance Duties: Perform and track underwriting sanctions screening, including developing and revising sanctions compliance policies and training presentations. Assist in training and monitoring compliance of operating guidelines. Assist in product development for underwriters and drafting manuscript treaty forms. Liaise with finance, accounting and IT departments to ensure completion of company-wide initiatives. Responsible for reviewing and revising global reinsurance and insurance treaties and associated agreements to comply with internal requirements and standards. Draft and negotiate ancillary (re)insurance documents, including commutations, novations, trusts, nondisclosure agreements and consulting and service agreements to comply with internal requirements and standards. Assist on high level and complex company-wide projects or group legal projects. Keep abreast of issues related to global (re)insurance, compliance matters, international policies and emerging issues (e.g., global trade sanctions, reinsurance collateral requirements and trust-related agreements).

Qualifications: Law degree from accredited U.S. law school. Must be a member of a U.S. State Bar. Should have 5 years of legal experience (in-house and/or private practice at a large national/international law firm). Must have 2 years of specific experience in insurance and reinsurance with a focus on regulatory and corporate matters. Strong legal research and writing skills and proficiency with LexisNexis, NILS, Bermuda, and U.S. state and federal regulatory resources. Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills. Strong organizational and managerial skills. Ability to work in the Summit, NJ office in a hybrid work model, three days in the office, two remote.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2022-06-23

VP, Assistant General Counsel - Business Banking Lending

Jersey City NJ VP, Assistant General Counsel - Business Banking Lending Responsibilities: Support commercial lending transactions, including negotiating and drafting loan documents and modifications to standard loan documents and advising loan closers, customer-facing bankers, underwriters, and risk officers. Knowledge of Article 9 and real estate secured transactions is required. Advise the business on collections. Experience negotiating and documenting commercial loan workouts is a plus. Advise the business with respect to retail operations issues, including wire transfers, ACH, and fraud matters. Advise the business with respect to new products, marketing, and regulatory issues impacting financial institutions operating in a multi-state environment. Partner with lawyers across the legal department to support and help drive Business Banking and cross-LOB projects and initiatives. Support the business, and partner with Compliance colleagues, regarding all laws and regulations governing the business.

Qualifications: 8+ years of experience advising financial institutions with respect to commercial loan transactions, including experience negotiating and drafting commercial loan documents. Must be licensed to practice law and a member in good standing in the state/jurisdiction in which the position is based or otherwise in compliance with the in-house counsel registration rules of that state/jurisdiction. Excellent oral and written communication, management, interpersonal and organizational skills and a proven record of successfully handling multiple responsibilities and delegating and supervising tasks in a fast-paced, high profile, and rapidly evolving environment. Experience with the Uniform Commercial Code, real estate secured transactions, deposit accounts, collections, negotiable instrument laws, payment systems, and wire transfer laws. Demonstrated leadership, problem-solving, and project management skills, judgment, and character.
Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2022-06-23

Corporate Counsel - Cyber and Data Privacy

Princeton NJ Corporate Counsel - Cyber and Data Privacy Responsibilities: Advise and partner with the regional organization as a subject matter expert, providing it with appropriate advice and guidance, with the ability to effectively collaborate and communicate with diverse cross-functional needs on US state and federal cybersecurity/data privacy legislation/regulation, and international laws and regulations including but not limited to GLBA, CCPA, CPRA, FCRA, HIPAA, and international GDPR, LGPD, CSL and industry requirements (e.g., IAB, PCI, ISO, HITRUST, NIST), audits and regulatory inquires and examinations, case law, frameworks and best practices and facilitate the implementation of compliance initiatives and related Company policies and practices. Track and drive awareness to the organization of data privacy legal and business developments, understanding and interpreting existing and proposed federal and state privacy laws and regulations, including the ability to evaluate legislative proposals and language and represent the organization's information privacy interests with external parties. Provide guidance to define, develop and maintain the organization's data privacy and information security programs in order to enable consistent, effective privacy practices and minimize risk, ensuring the confidentiality of protected information including cybersecurity and privacy training and awareness campaigns. Participate and lead US regional data security incident response investigations and remediate them in accordance with the organization's incident response protocols including managing all regional breach determination and notification processes under applicable federal and state laws, participating in global and regional incident response preparedness exercises. Provide advice on new global and regional IT tools and technologies, third-party risk management and contract teams on information security and privacy controls and Data Protection Impact Assessments. Collaborate on global projects and drive regional projects designed to ensure data security and privacy protection principles are applied throughout the data life cycle, including collaborating with information security officers to ensure that security and privacy concerns are aligned. Develop and conduct awareness and training efforts as needed and/or required to increase employee understanding of legal requirements and company policies relating to information security, data classification, data protection and privacy, and data governance/records management. Serve as Regional Data Protection Officer as defined by Group Compliance and Legal.

Qualifications: Must have a J.D. degree. Active Bar license and applicable in-house counsel registrations. Should have 8+ years of experience in a law firm or an in-house corporate law department with a concentration in data privacy and cyber-related issues. Experience in data security incident response and remediation, including investigations and data subject and regulatory notifications. Insurance/Financial Services industry experience highly desired. Strong knowledge of federal, state, and international information security and privacy laws, regulations, and regulatory guidelines including insurance privacy laws, and breach notification laws. Strong knowledge of laws relating to cross-border data transfers. Strong knowledge of third-party privacy and security risk management. Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently and in teams, and the ability to influence through collaboration without direct authority. Strong leadership, project management and consultative skills. Ability to effectively communicate across all levels of the organization, senior management, regulators and other stakeholders and balance and prioritize multiple time-sensitive complex projects across national boundaries and cultures.
Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2022-06-23

Associate General Counsel (insurance Products, Tax And Corporate)

Eatontown NJ Associate General Counsel (Insurance Products, Tax and Corporate) The candidate provides day-to-day advice to business partners relating to the administration, operations, marketing, product design/modification and distribution of life and annuity products. Provides advice on the operation and day-to-day administration of the Company's suite of life insurance related products, including responding to inquiries from governmental agencies and other external constituents about these products and assessing claims associated with these products. In collaboration with internal and external legal counsel performs tax law research and prepares tax law memorandum supporting the Company's life insurance and annuity business. Collaborates with other attorneys on tax, litigation, and regulatory matters relevant to the Company's life and annuity products. Handles complex legal matters, analyzes legal (and business, where applicable) issues, drafts legal documents, and negotiates matters and solves intricate problems using sound legal judgment and expertise, without supervision. Builds and maintains client relationships with diplomacy and by providing insightful, timely, pragmatic, and proactive counsel. Educates self and business partners on legal developments affecting business and provides innovative strategies to address those developments. Works on or leads project or cross-functional teams. Advises business areas on new and existing state regulatory requirements. Provides additional legal support to the Company's business units as necessary.

The candidate should have 7+ year's legal experience in a law firm, in-house counsel at a financial services firm, life insurance company, regulatory agency, or a combination thereof. A Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school. Admission to the bar of at least one state and eligibility for the PA bar's Limited In-House Corporate General License. Should be knowledgeable in-state insurance law with a strong working knowledge of life insurance law, contracts law and life insurance tax regulations. Strong analytical, research, writing and oral advocacy skills. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a small team environment, including being flexible and adaptable. Ability to work independently and approach matters with a hands-on attitude. History of working with a sense of urgency and a genuine desire to contribute to the company's collective success. Strong business partner with the ability to effectively counsel internal clients and manage relationships with external business partners. Ability to lead by example, acknowledge and assume responsibility for successes and failures in terms of actions, decisions, processes, and results. Meticulous attention to detail, sense of urgency, ability to handle substantial workload effectively (i.e., establish priorities, adhere to deadlines). Provide creative input to policies and procedures of Product Management team and our business partners.
Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2022-06-22

Us Employment Senior Counsel

Florham Park NJ US Employment Senior Counsel Duties: The candidate will act as a legal advisor and educator regarding US federal, state, and local employment laws with an emphasis on compliance by design and risk mitigation strategies. Provide legal advice and strategic support regarding NLRA compliance and other labor relations issues. Provide legal expertise to resolve complex employee relations and pre-litigation matters. Advice regarding FLSA employment classifications and independent contractor status. Design and execute regulatory and compliance initiatives regarding employment laws, including the development of policies, guidelines, training, processes, templates, and toolkits. Manage and oversee outside counsel relationships. Support V&A activities and integration affecting assigned workforces. Stay abreast of legal developments affecting the company, its clients, and industries and synthesize the information to direct the company's practices. Foster seamless integration and teaming relationships with the other Legal Services teams.

Required Qualifications: A Law Degree / Juris Doctor. Active license to practice law in at least one US jurisdiction. Should have 10 years of experience practicing employment law as an attorney. Should have 5 years of labor relations experience with a primary focus on working with a unionized workforce. Preferred Qualifications: Experience advising management of large companies. Ability to work with personnel both internally and externally across the world. Experience assessing worker classifications, including strong working knowledge of the FLSA and independent contractor law. Experience conducting HR audits. In-depth knowledge of labor and employment law across the United States, with a particular focus on the NLRA. Demonstrates sound judgment, ability to prioritize and make decisions, and identify risks. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to influence senior leaders with a strong executive presence. Able to present innovative, original, and compliant solutions. Responsive and follows through on commitments, with a sense of urgency. Strong time management, prioritization, and ability to handle multiple responsibilities efficiently. Highly organized with attention to accuracy and detail. Self-directed with the ability to work independently as well as within teams. Ability to work in a matrixed leadership environment and as a strong cross-functional partner. Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian. Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2022-06-21

Associate Counsel, Corporate & Transactions

Edison NJ Associate Counsel, Corporate & Transactions Responsibilities: Reviews and drafts documents, negotiates, and counsels with respect to third party transactions including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, partnerships, investments, and other transactions with third parties. Conducts and summarizes due diligence and assists with transaction closings. Drafts and revises organizational documents, bylaws, minutes, and other corporate organizational documents including those related to internal HMH restructurings. Prepares, negotiates, drafts, and reviews contracts. Reviews applicable laws, rules and regulations and case law relating to corporate and transactional matters. Must be able to accept responsibility for and direction of a project often working alone and/or with paralegals in the department. Must be able to perform a variety of tasks, often changing from one to another without loss of composure or efficiency. Must demonstrate ability to: accept responsibility for the direction, control or planning of an activity; understand instructions and underlying principles; present information or ideas clearly and, communicate effectively. Must possess clear evidence of integrity and the highest standards of ethical conduct; an ability and willingness to work as a member of an interdisciplinary team; an ability to motivate and win the respect and loyalty of staff, be a strong contributor to an excellent team, and accomplish results through others; and, an ability to influence others in a positive manner, partnering with team members to meet the needs of the system. Other duties and/or projects as assigned. Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.

Qualifications: BA/BS. JD required from an accredited law school. Unrestricted license to practice law in New Jersey. Must have 4 years of experience as an attorney with a focus on corporate transactions and health care transactions. Strong academic background. Excellent communication, written and verbal skills, and strong organizational skills. Must be a client-centered problem solver. Must have a history of progressively responsible legal experience and demonstrate a record of accomplishment. Ability to handle complex corporate and transactional matters thoroughly and effectively. Must be a valued member and active participant in project teams focused on a transaction or series of transactions. Experience in health law matters, including tax exempt organizations, regulatory requirements including licensing, Medicare and Medicaid rules, conflict of interest, fraud and abuse, state and federal laws governing privacy and security of health information, financings and alternative sources of capital (e.g. private equity and venture capital), referral relationships, and compliance programs. Experience at a law firm handling health care transactions. Admitted to New Jersey Bar.
Legal 4 - 0 Full-time 2022-06-21
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Senior Corporate Counsel
Refer job# ASER168926
 
Senior Corporate Counsel The candidate will provide strategic, commercial, and corporate legal support to all levels of management on commercial transactions for the purchase of goods and services on a wide variety of procurement topics [for example, IT procurement, logistics, commodities, marketing & communications, events planning, good and services] and to an internal and external provider of business services [for example, debt collection, accounting services, global mobility, payroll, taxes, and travel]. Structure third-party external business services in a manner compliant with applicable laws, regulations, and rules, including rules of professional conduct. Independently draft and negotiate large and complicated commercial agreements in diverse subject matter areas, and draft correspondence in a clear and professional manner. Identify key commercial, legal, data privacy, intellectual property ownership, antitrust, export control and other significant regulatory considerations. Claim management, including, assessing contractual, litigation, compliance and other high-level legal risks and opportunities. Provide practical, business-oriented and efficient solutions, as well as develop and advise on appropriate risk avoidance and mitigation strategies. Ongoing counseling regarding (and efficient implementation of) various internal corporate policies, initiatives and/or programs. Provide strategic guidance, model template creation, policy development and general legal support as needed. Train and educate stakeholders/business partners on key legal considerations. Ability to select, engage and manage outside counsel in a cost-effective and efficient manner. Other responsibilities as required.

The candidate should have a Juris Doctor from an accredited law school, and an active member in good standing with at least one State Bar. Should have 7+ years of experience advising a corporate client on all types of commercial transactions. Experience identifying and advising on all legal issues affecting an internal and external service provider of a variety of business services. Exemplary ability to independently lead and execute all phases of challenging transactions, from advising on structure, due diligence, negotiating, drafting, closing, and resolving post-close conflicts. Adept at balancing critical legal oversight, risk avoidance and mitigation, with the need for practical, business-oriented, and efficient solutions to achieve business goals. Outstanding negotiation, drafting, and communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate with all levels of management. Thrive in a high volume fast-paced and constantly evolving work environment, and be comfortable with tight deadlines. Displays a strong stakeholder focus, business acumen, excellent business judgment, and decision-making skills. Experience in navigating a global matrix organization with the ability to collaborate with multi-jurisdictional stakeholders, and establishing oneself as a reliable key resource across multiple teams. Flexible with a willingness to learn new skills and take on new responsibilities. Willingness to travel occasionally (5 to 10 percent).
 
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Vp, Corporate Counsel, Mergers & Acquisitions
Refer job# UHXM168884
 
VP, Corporate Counsel, Mergers and Acquisitions Responsibilities: Lead legal advisor on designated M&A transactions (e.g., acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures). Advising business personnel (e.g., members of Corporate Development and senior business unit executives (who may not be familiar with M&A processes)) on legal and business issues in M&A transactions. Regularly taking lead role in directly negotiating terms of M&A transactions and relevant agreements with counterparties. Coordinating other Prudential LCBE and non-legal function with respect to M&A transactions, including tax, labor and employment, technology, intellectual property, litigation, benefits, real estate, government affairs, communications and other areas. Participating in the development of preliminary indications of interest in targets around the world. Providing upfront structuring advice with respect to contemplated acquisitions and dispositions. Drafting and negotiating a wide variety of agreements, including, without limitation, investment banking and due diligence provider engagement letters, confidentiality agreements, definitive purchase and sale agreements, joint venture agreements, transition services agreements and shareholder agreements. Providing advice with respect to assessing both legal risks and reputational risks arising out of contemplated transactions. Effectively managing and overseeing utilization of outside law firms to provide cost-effective legal services. Provide support, as needed, for other Legal and Compliance areas. Where appropriate, engage with regulators (together with governmental affairs) regarding M&A transactions.

Desired Qualifications: Should have 6 years of legal experience, including training in a major national law firm. Previous in-house experience is a plus. Substantial experience in merger and acquisition transactions. Experience with the insurance and financial services industry is highly desired. Extensive experience drafting complex agreements. Strong analytical skills and demonstration of a high degree of sophisticated judgment. Superior interpersonal, organizational, written, and oral communications skills. Outstanding project management skills and ability to perform effectively under strict time constraints. The ability to balance the large volume of deals simultaneously.
 
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Real Estate Attorney
Refer job# TOYR168824
 
Real Estate Attorney The candidate will advise on and structure various real estate transactions and draft, review and negotiate various types of agreements in connection with such transactions, including Leases and other related documents for warehouses and distribution centers, maintenance facilities and parking lots from both the landlord side and the tenant side, Amendments to leases, including term extensions, Estoppel certificates, non-disturbance agreements and collateral access agreements with lenders and property owners, Subleases and assignments of leases, License agreements, easements and right of entry agreements, Purchase and sale agreements for the acquisition and disposition of properties, Development and construction agreements in connection with the construction of new facilities or tenant improvements, Loan agreements and related documents in connection with the financing of acquisitions or construction projects. Provide legal counsel and guidance to the Real Estate team regarding leasing proposals, commission agreements and landlord-tenant issues, as well as the interpretation of lease and other contractual provisions. Maintain status reports of active and executed contracts and ensure appropriate approvals are obtained prior to the execution of contracts. Confer with executives regarding real estate initiatives to assess legal risks and plan actions to control or minimize such risks. Work with Real Estate department in handling real estate-related disputes. Manage and prioritize projects as they arise working alongside the Real Estate team. Build and maintain productive working relationships with internal clients; establish credibility and influence where appropriate.

The candidate should have a J.D. from an accredited law school and 3-8 years of legal experience in real estate, preferably including large law firm experience. Experience drafting, reviewing and negotiating leases (from both the landlord and tenant perspective), purchase and sale agreements, development and construction agreements, and loan and loan-related documents. Preference for experience in the warehousing and/or industrial real estate sectors. Ability to quickly understand new, novel or unexpected legal issues or circumstances relating to real estate matters. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Superior analytical and negotiation skills. Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously while meeting tight schedules.
 
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Insurance Defense Attorney
Refer job# WCXT168827
 
Insurance Defense Attorney The candidate should have A JD degree and a Membership in the New York State Bar. Appropriate special licenses to practice before boards or federal courts are preferred. Must have 1-year experience as an attorney. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Familiarity with the latest developments in the practice of law, as well as pertinent knowledge in related fields. Familiarity with insurance law a plus. Proficiency with technologies that reduce costs and facilitate the practice of law and remote work.
 
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Counsel, Global Insurance And Reinsurance
Refer job# LLRH168834
 
Counsel, Global Insurance and Reinsurance Duties: Perform and track underwriting sanctions screening, including developing and revising sanctions compliance policies and training presentations. Assist in training and monitoring compliance of operating guidelines. Assist in product development for underwriters and drafting manuscript treaty forms. Liaise with finance, accounting and IT departments to ensure completion of company-wide initiatives. Responsible for reviewing and revising global reinsurance and insurance treaties and associated agreements to comply with internal requirements and standards. Draft and negotiate ancillary (re)insurance documents, including commutations, novations, trusts, nondisclosure agreements and consulting and service agreements to comply with internal requirements and standards. Assist on high level and complex company-wide projects or group legal projects. Keep abreast of issues related to global (re)insurance, compliance matters, international policies and emerging issues (e.g., global trade sanctions, reinsurance collateral requirements and trust-related agreements).

Qualifications: Law degree from accredited U.S. law school. Must be a member of a U.S. State Bar. Should have 5 years of legal experience (in-house and/or private practice at a large national/international law firm). Must have 2 years of specific experience in insurance and reinsurance with a focus on regulatory and corporate matters. Strong legal research and writing skills and proficiency with LexisNexis, NILS, Bermuda, and U.S. state and federal regulatory resources. Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills. Strong organizational and managerial skills. Ability to work in the Summit, NJ office in a hybrid work model, three days in the office, two remote.
 
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VP, Assistant General Counsel - Business Banking Lending
Refer job# UHHF168841
 
VP, Assistant General Counsel - Business Banking Lending Responsibilities: Support commercial lending transactions, including negotiating and drafting loan documents and modifications to standard loan documents and advising loan closers, customer-facing bankers, underwriters, and risk officers. Knowledge of Article 9 and real estate secured transactions is required. Advise the business on collections. Experience negotiating and documenting commercial loan workouts is a plus. Advise the business with respect to retail operations issues, including wire transfers, ACH, and fraud matters. Advise the business with respect to new products, marketing, and regulatory issues impacting financial institutions operating in a multi-state environment. Partner with lawyers across the legal department to support and help drive Business Banking and cross-LOB projects and initiatives. Support the business, and partner with Compliance colleagues, regarding all laws and regulations governing the business.

Qualifications: 8+ years of experience advising financial institutions with respect to commercial loan transactions, including experience negotiating and drafting commercial loan documents. Must be licensed to practice law and a member in good standing in the state/jurisdiction in which the position is based or otherwise in compliance with the in-house counsel registration rules of that state/jurisdiction. Excellent oral and written communication, management, interpersonal and organizational skills and a proven record of successfully handling multiple responsibilities and delegating and supervising tasks in a fast-paced, high profile, and rapidly evolving environment. Experience with the Uniform Commercial Code, real estate secured transactions, deposit accounts, collections, negotiable instrument laws, payment systems, and wire transfer laws. Demonstrated leadership, problem-solving, and project management skills, judgment, and character.
 
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Corporate Counsel - Cyber and Data Privacy
Refer job# MQFX168857
 
Corporate Counsel - Cyber and Data Privacy Responsibilities: Advise and partner with the regional organization as a subject matter expert, providing it with appropriate advice and guidance, with the ability to effectively collaborate and communicate with diverse cross-functional needs on US state and federal cybersecurity/data privacy legislation/regulation, and international laws and regulations including but not limited to GLBA, CCPA, CPRA, FCRA, HIPAA, and international GDPR, LGPD, CSL and industry requirements (e.g., IAB, PCI, ISO, HITRUST, NIST), audits and regulatory inquires and examinations, case law, frameworks and best practices and facilitate the implementation of compliance initiatives and related Company policies and practices. Track and drive awareness to the organization of data privacy legal and business developments, understanding and interpreting existing and proposed federal and state privacy laws and regulations, including the ability to evaluate legislative proposals and language and represent the organization's information privacy interests with external parties. Provide guidance to define, develop and maintain the organization's data privacy and information security programs in order to enable consistent, effective privacy practices and minimize risk, ensuring the confidentiality of protected information including cybersecurity and privacy training and awareness campaigns. Participate and lead US regional data security incident response investigations and remediate them in accordance with the organization's incident response protocols including managing all regional breach determination and notification processes under applicable federal and state laws, participating in global and regional incident response preparedness exercises. Provide advice on new global and regional IT tools and technologies, third-party risk management and contract teams on information security and privacy controls and Data Protection Impact Assessments. Collaborate on global projects and drive regional projects designed to ensure data security and privacy protection principles are applied throughout the data life cycle, including collaborating with information security officers to ensure that security and privacy concerns are aligned. Develop and conduct awareness and training efforts as needed and/or required to increase employee understanding of legal requirements and company policies relating to information security, data classification, data protection and privacy, and data governance/records management. Serve as Regional Data Protection Officer as defined by Group Compliance and Legal.

Qualifications: Must have a J.D. degree. Active Bar license and applicable in-house counsel registrations. Should have 8+ years of experience in a law firm or an in-house corporate law department with a concentration in data privacy and cyber-related issues. Experience in data security incident response and remediation, including investigations and data subject and regulatory notifications. Insurance/Financial Services industry experience highly desired. Strong knowledge of federal, state, and international information security and privacy laws, regulations, and regulatory guidelines including insurance privacy laws, and breach notification laws. Strong knowledge of laws relating to cross-border data transfers. Strong knowledge of third-party privacy and security risk management. Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently and in teams, and the ability to influence through collaboration without direct authority. Strong leadership, project management and consultative skills. Ability to effectively communicate across all levels of the organization, senior management, regulators and other stakeholders and balance and prioritize multiple time-sensitive complex projects across national boundaries and cultures.
 
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Associate General Counsel (insurance Products, Tax And Corporate)
Refer job# RCYQ168817
 
Associate General Counsel (Insurance Products, Tax and Corporate) The candidate provides day-to-day advice to business partners relating to the administration, operations, marketing, product design/modification and distribution of life and annuity products. Provides advice on the operation and day-to-day administration of the Company's suite of life insurance related products, including responding to inquiries from governmental agencies and other external constituents about these products and assessing claims associated with these products. In collaboration with internal and external legal counsel performs tax law research and prepares tax law memorandum supporting the Company's life insurance and annuity business. Collaborates with other attorneys on tax, litigation, and regulatory matters relevant to the Company's life and annuity products. Handles complex legal matters, analyzes legal (and business, where applicable) issues, drafts legal documents, and negotiates matters and solves intricate problems using sound legal judgment and expertise, without supervision. Builds and maintains client relationships with diplomacy and by providing insightful, timely, pragmatic, and proactive counsel. Educates self and business partners on legal developments affecting business and provides innovative strategies to address those developments. Works on or leads project or cross-functional teams. Advises business areas on new and existing state regulatory requirements. Provides additional legal support to the Company's business units as necessary.

The candidate should have 7+ year's legal experience in a law firm, in-house counsel at a financial services firm, life insurance company, regulatory agency, or a combination thereof. A Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school. Admission to the bar of at least one state and eligibility for the PA bar's Limited In-House Corporate General License. Should be knowledgeable in-state insurance law with a strong working knowledge of life insurance law, contracts law and life insurance tax regulations. Strong analytical, research, writing and oral advocacy skills. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a small team environment, including being flexible and adaptable. Ability to work independently and approach matters with a hands-on attitude. History of working with a sense of urgency and a genuine desire to contribute to the company's collective success. Strong business partner with the ability to effectively counsel internal clients and manage relationships with external business partners. Ability to lead by example, acknowledge and assume responsibility for successes and failures in terms of actions, decisions, processes, and results. Meticulous attention to detail, sense of urgency, ability to handle substantial workload effectively (i.e., establish priorities, adhere to deadlines). Provide creative input to policies and procedures of Product Management team and our business partners.
 
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Us Employment Senior Counsel
Refer job# WSHT168742
 
US Employment Senior Counsel Duties: The candidate will act as a legal advisor and educator regarding US federal, state, and local employment laws with an emphasis on compliance by design and risk mitigation strategies. Provide legal advice and strategic support regarding NLRA compliance and other labor relations issues. Provide legal expertise to resolve complex employee relations and pre-litigation matters. Advice regarding FLSA employment classifications and independent contractor status. Design and execute regulatory and compliance initiatives regarding employment laws, including the development of policies, guidelines, training, processes, templates, and toolkits. Manage and oversee outside counsel relationships. Support V&A activities and integration affecting assigned workforces. Stay abreast of legal developments affecting the company, its clients, and industries and synthesize the information to direct the company's practices. Foster seamless integration and teaming relationships with the other Legal Services teams.

Required Qualifications: A Law Degree / Juris Doctor. Active license to practice law in at least one US jurisdiction. Should have 10 years of experience practicing employment law as an attorney. Should have 5 years of labor relations experience with a primary focus on working with a unionized workforce. Preferred Qualifications: Experience advising management of large companies. Ability to work with personnel both internally and externally across the world. Experience assessing worker classifications, including strong working knowledge of the FLSA and independent contractor law. Experience conducting HR audits. In-depth knowledge of labor and employment law across the United States, with a particular focus on the NLRA. Demonstrates sound judgment, ability to prioritize and make decisions, and identify risks. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to influence senior leaders with a strong executive presence. Able to present innovative, original, and compliant solutions. Responsive and follows through on commitments, with a sense of urgency. Strong time management, prioritization, and ability to handle multiple responsibilities efficiently. Highly organized with attention to accuracy and detail. Self-directed with the ability to work independently as well as within teams. Ability to work in a matrixed leadership environment and as a strong cross-functional partner. Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian. Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian.
 
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Associate Counsel, Corporate & Transactions
Refer job# PBXE168776
 
Associate Counsel, Corporate & Transactions Responsibilities: Reviews and drafts documents, negotiates, and counsels with respect to third party transactions including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, partnerships, investments, and other transactions with third parties. Conducts and summarizes due diligence and assists with transaction closings. Drafts and revises organizational documents, bylaws, minutes, and other corporate organizational documents including those related to internal HMH restructurings. Prepares, negotiates, drafts, and reviews contracts. Reviews applicable laws, rules and regulations and case law relating to corporate and transactional matters. Must be able to accept responsibility for and direction of a project often working alone and/or with paralegals in the department. Must be able to perform a variety of tasks, often changing from one to another without loss of composure or efficiency. Must demonstrate ability to: accept responsibility for the direction, control or planning of an activity; understand instructions and underlying principles; present information or ideas clearly and, communicate effectively. Must possess clear evidence of integrity and the highest standards of ethical conduct; an ability and willingness to work as a member of an interdisciplinary team; an ability to motivate and win the respect and loyalty of staff, be a strong contributor to an excellent team, and accomplish results through others; and, an ability to influence others in a positive manner, partnering with team members to meet the needs of the system. Other duties and/or projects as assigned. Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.

Qualifications: BA/BS. JD required from an accredited law school. Unrestricted license to practice law in New Jersey. Must have 4 years of experience as an attorney with a focus on corporate transactions and health care transactions. Strong academic background. Excellent communication, written and verbal skills, and strong organizational skills. Must be a client-centered problem solver. Must have a history of progressively responsible legal experience and demonstrate a record of accomplishment. Ability to handle complex corporate and transactional matters thoroughly and effectively. Must be a valued member and active participant in project teams focused on a transaction or series of transactions. Experience in health law matters, including tax exempt organizations, regulatory requirements including licensing, Medicare and Medicaid rules, conflict of interest, fraud and abuse, state and federal laws governing privacy and security of health information, financings and alternative sources of capital (e.g. private equity and venture capital), referral relationships, and compliance programs. Experience at a law firm handling health care transactions. Admitted to New Jersey Bar.
 
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