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Corporate Counsel (Senior Manager)

New York City NY Corporate Counsel (Senior Manager) The candidate will be part of Office of General Counsel. Led by the General Counsel, consists of approximately 25 people, including lawyers, accountants, and legal assistants. Will be primarily responsible for advising procurement and technology teams and preparing and negotiating vendor contracts. The role will eventually expand into other areas handled by the Corporate group, including transactions, governance, and assisting on member firm matters, but the initial focus will be on vendor and technology contracting in support of our procurement team. Additional responsibilities include: Provide legal and business advice to business leaders, quality risk managers, engagement teams, and stakeholders. Provide legal and business risk advice regarding contractual terms, vendor relations, and compliance matters. Work with practitioners to help identify and mitigate risks and advise on shared services strategies. Review and/or revise procurement contracts and other documents, such as requests for proposals/requests for information, survey and benchmarking agreements, independent contractor and consultant agreements, license agreements, software as a service agreements, confidentiality agreements, subscription agreements, sponsorship agreements, meeting and event agreements, membership agreements and other related agreements. Negotiate contract terms with contractors, licensors, vendors, and others. Provide analysis of legal and business risks, negotiation strategies, vendor relations, and compliance matters. Keep abreast of proposed and existing legislation. Anticipate and guards against legal risks involving the organization. Work with member firms throughout the globe on various contract issues. Lead document negotiation sessions with vendor counsel. Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

The candidate should have J.D. from an accredited US law school and licensed to practice law in the US with admission in New York State a plus. Must have 3-6 years of experience associate at a top law firm. Should have Corporate law/commercial contracts background, excellent written and verbal communication skills, comfort with contract negotiation, and excellent organizational skills and thoroughness ability to handle multiple matters at once and see them through to completion in an organized and efficient manner. Must have knowledge of applicable legal and regulatory requirements relating to contracts, licensing, software as a service, marketing, technology, privacy and security, and will have experience partnering with business teams on a variety of projects. Experience in analysis, review, and drafting of complex vendor contracts required. Experience in mergers and acquisitions a plus. IP background a plus. Must be a self-starter and must be articulate, possess strong analytic, critical thinking and writing skills, be able to manage and prioritize multiple projects, apply good judgment, and be capable of providing creative solutions.
Legal 3 - 6 Full-time 2018-08-15

Attorney Editor - Insurance

New York City NY Attorney Editor - Insurance The Candidate will be responsible for Develop, write, and edit practical guidance on a variety of insurance topics and trends. Draft, review, and annotate model policies, checklists, and other legal documents. Monitor trends in insurance law. Recruit and manage external authors to ensure timely delivery of content. Make recommendations concerning overall content strategy and expansion, and assist in product design. Monitor competitiveness of the product offering . Support sales efforts via product demonstrations and contribute to sales and customer trainings

The candidate should have 5+ years of recent experience practicing insurance law (in-house experience considered if primarily focused on insurance) with significant experience preparing coverage opinions and analysis, drafting policies and endorsements, counselling on regulatory and compliance issues, advising on insurance implications of mergers, acquisitions, and other corporate transactions and experience with numerous lines of insurance a plus. Experience with insurance regulations in multiple jurisdictions a plus. Should have deep knowledge of insurance trends and workflow with strong professional network of insurance attorneys and must be excellent writing, editing, and research skills; strong practical writer; experience drafting client alerts and/or composing and delivering CLE presentations a plus. Experience leading associate training programs a plus. Active bar membership in good standing
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2018-08-13

Legal And Commercial Corporate Matters Counsel

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

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

Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, Corporate And Investment Bank

New York City NY Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, Corporate And Investment Bank The candidate will entail drafting ISDA based Confirmations and Mater Confirmations for complex OTC equity derivatives transactions, supporting the documentation group and advising sales and trading, with respect to rules and regulations that affect OTC equity derivatives transactions. Products include swaps, forwards, stock hedging and monetization transactions, collars, options. Strong experience and familiarity with the ISDA 2002 Equity Derivatives Definitions, ISDA Master Agreement is required. Knowledge of the '33 Act & '34 Act, 2011 Equity Definitions, clearing. Dodd-Frank, bankruptcy and collateral issues, bank regulatory issues (Reg K, Reg W), stock borrow and lending, high net worth clients, and hedge funds is a plus. Should have 5+ years equity derivatives experience with a major law firm or financial firm. Experience preparing legal documentation-required. JD or educational equivalent required. Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2018-08-12

Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property

New York City NY Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property The candidate will handle a wide range of IP-related responsibilities as assigned and supervised by the SVP and General Counsel, including participating in business, operational and strategic decisions involving IP strategy and related issues. Management of a large patent portfolio and several active contested proceedings; support of established R&D operations in developing and protecting IP; assessment of third parties IP; resolving IP issues arising in collaborations; clearance of public disclosure requests; management of outside counsel and supervision and training of staff as required. Should have 7-12 years of relevant law firm and/or in-house experience with biotechnology or pharmaceutical sciences companies. Must have Ph.D. in life sciences. Significant prior experience in most of the following areas is desirable: patent portfolio management, patent application drafting and prosecution, IP due diligence, freedom to operate assessments, formal and information opinions of counsel, pharmaceutical litigation and contested proceedings such as IPRs and European oppositions, regulatory exclusivities, patent/IP licensing. Prior experience with pharmaceutical trademarks is a plus. Must have excellent academic credentials, including Juris Doctorate degree and admission to USPTO and admission to, or ability to waive examinations for, Massachusetts bar. Should have familiarity with advanced patent search tools, such as Clarivate/Derwent, Epoline, PatentScope, PAIR, etc. Legal 7 - 12 Full-time 2018-08-12

Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property

New York City NY Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property The candidate will handle a wide range of IP-related responsibilities as assigned and supervised by the SVP and General Counsel, including participating in business, operational and strategic decisions involving IP strategy and related issues. Additional responsibilities include management of a large patent portfolio and several active contested proceedings; support of established R&D operations in developing and protecting IP; assessment of third parties IP; resolving IP issues arising in collaborations; clearance of public disclosure requests; management of outside counsel and supervision and training of staff as required. Should have 7-12 years of relevant law firm and/or in-house experience with biotechnology or pharmaceutical sciences companies. Ph.D. in life sciences required. Significant prior experience in most of the following areas is desirable: patent portfolio management, patent application drafting and prosecution, IP due diligence, freedom to operate assessments, formal and information opinions of counsel, pharmaceutical litigation and contested proceedings such as IPRs and European oppositions, regulatory exclusivities, patent/IP licensing. Prior experience with pharmaceutical trademarks is a plus. Should have excellent academic credentials, including Juris Doctorate degree and admission to USPTO and admission to, or ability to waive examinations for, Massachusetts bar. Must have familiarity with advanced patent search tools, such as Clarivate/Derwent, Epoline, PatentScope, PAIR, etc. Legal 7 - 12 Full-time 2018-08-12

Assistant General Counsel - Intellectual Property - Vice President

New York City NY Assistant General Counsel - Intellectual Property - Vice President The candidate will support the Intellectual Property team, including trademark enforcement, brand protection, performing research on various intellectual property related issues, and creating and maintaining policies and procedures. Will support all lines of business and corporate staff areas. Handle trademark enforcement matters, including opposition and cancellation proceedings, demand letters, UDRP proceedings, and online take-downs. Assist with trademark clearance, registration, and prosecution. Assist with clearance of third-party intellectual property and copyright matters. Perform legal research and prepare legal guidance documents. Review, interpret, and analyze agreements, advising clients and partners on rights and responsibilities related to those agreements, including in light of company policies and regulatory guidance. Provide intellectual property legal advice and counsel to internal clients and partners.

The candidate must have 7-10 years of relevant intellectual property practicing experience in a law firm or corporate law department. Experience handling global intellectual property issues is preferred. In-house experience in the financial services industry desirable. Familiarity with privacy, cybersecurity, contracting, and related regulatory and risk environments desirable. Must be licensed to practice law and a member in good standing in NY or otherwise in compliance with the in-house counsel registration rules of that state/jurisdiction.
Legal 7 - 10 Full-time 2018-08-11

Compliance Counsel

Corning NY Compliance Counsel The candidate will support company s Regional Counsel Commercial & Compliance for Emerging Markets (primarily India, Brazil/CALA countries, and ASEAN countries) in the implementation and management of company s corporate compliance program in the Emerging Markets region. At the direction of the Regional Counsel, the Compliance Counsel will assist in establishing, maintaining, and overseeing an effective compliance program consistent with the provision of the U.S. Federal Sentencing Guidelines, and any other statutory and regulatory requirements as may be applicable to the company throughout the Emerging Markets region. As time may permit, this role may also provide support to the Regional Counsel on other general legal matters. Provide legal support and guidance to company s operating businesses in the Emerging Markets region on compliance and regulatory issues. Assist in the receipt, investigation and resolution of alleged violations of the Code of Conduct or company policies. Assist the Regional Counsel in promoting a culture based on ethics and integrity. Conduct periodic risk assessments and take appropriate measures to mitigate identified risks. Assist in creating, publishing, maintaining and monitoring policies and procedures as appropriate to fully implement the provisions of the code of conduct, and other requirements of in-country statutes and regulations. Conduct training on compliance topics and monitor compliance training requirements. Create, train and communicate on compliance initiatives and programs to promote corporate integrity. Monitor the effectiveness of compliance policies and procedures and make necessary recommendations as to any appropriate enhancements or modifications. Carry out other tasks in support of company s compliance program as assigned. Periodically report to the Law Department and Compliance leadership and various business units on compliance matters.

The candidate should have Juris Doctor. Must have 4+ years of experience in international legal and compliance issues. Should have experience in supporting global corporations on compliance / legal / regulatory issues. Experience in working in cross-culture settings is required. Ability to think critically, learn new substantive areas quickly, analyze problems and data, and develop creative and practical solutions is desired. Should have superior interpersonal, oral and written communications skills with strong attention to detail. Spanish or Portuguese language skills are a significant plus. Must have ability to develop and maintain partnerships with clients, local counsels, and cross-functional experts.
Legal 4 - 0 Full-time 2018-08-10

Vp, Senior Corporate Counsel

New York City NY Vp, Senior Corporate Counsel The Candidate will be responsible for Drafting and negotiating a high volume of domestic and international client and supplier contracts (Americas; Global), including but not limited to service agreements, consulting agreements, vendor agreements, real estate leases, security agreements, subscriptions agreements, and software and information technology licenses. Identifying and evaluating the company s data processing activities, including compliance with GDPR. Strategic Matters/Business Development (Americas, Global): Assist global corporate functions in the structuring, negotiation and documentation of strategic transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, and assist external counsel in connection with due diligence and documentation. Litigation Matters: Assist with actual and threatened litigation and disputes, including subpoena responses. Support Global Data Privacy by developing and updating local and regional guidelines and policies and offer consultation on how to deal with privacy breaches. Supporting key functions within the organization, such as information technology, accounting and finance, facilities/real estate and human resources. Provide practical legal advice that furthers business strategies/objectives. Assist with intellectual property due diligence in mergers and acquisitions and other strategic initiatives that involve Company s intellectual property. Handling various business disputes, preparing demand letter, cease and desists letters, and other legal claims. Employment Law: Assist and advise HR in connection with employment, independent contractor and employee confidentiality and non-compete agreements, separation and release agreements.

The candidate should have JD degree from an accredited laws school with 10+ years of relevant and progressive experience and have Admission to the NY bar. Broad based knowledge and/or ability to learn and apply legal principles in an efficient and effective manner. In-house experience a must. Ability to learn and understand new business and products, and identify and mitigate risks. Solid exposure to drafting and negotiating commercial contracts and confidentiality agreements. Exceptional communication skills and the ability to liaison with all areas of the business, including senior management. Must be a self-starter, ready to assume significant responsibility in a small, fast-paced department. Flexibility and willingness to work on a wide variety of legal matters. Some domestic and/or international travel may be required. Written and verbal communication in Spanish a plus LATAM Experience also a plus.
Legal 10 - 0 Full-time 2018-08-06

Associate Staff Attorney - Insurance Defense

New York City NY Associate Staff Attorney - Insurance Defense The candidate duties will include: Prepare medical record summaries; Prepare pleadings, written discovery, motions, and briefs in support of defense strategies; Conduct depositions; Appear in court; Assist with trials and mediations; Provide effective and timely information, correspondence, legal research and other services, in a technology driven environment. Must have Juris Doctor from an accredited law school. Should have 1+ year experience, preferably handling litigation involving automobile or general liability matters. Must be Admitted to practice in New York. Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite required. Legal 1 - 0 Full-time 2018-08-05
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Tax Associate The candidate should have Bachelor's degree in Accounting. Master's degree in Tax is a plus. Should have CPA, LL.M. or JD degree is preferred. Should have 2+ years of progressive tax experience. Strong tax research skill is needed. Exc... + read more

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Corporate Counsel (Senior Manager)
Refer job# JPVC140368
 
Corporate Counsel (Senior Manager) The candidate will be part of Office of General Counsel. Led by the General Counsel, consists of approximately 25 people, including lawyers, accountants, and legal assistants. Will be primarily responsible for advising procurement and technology teams and preparing and negotiating vendor contracts. The role will eventually expand into other areas handled by the Corporate group, including transactions, governance, and assisting on member firm matters, but the initial focus will be on vendor and technology contracting in support of our procurement team. Additional responsibilities include: Provide legal and business advice to business leaders, quality risk managers, engagement teams, and stakeholders. Provide legal and business risk advice regarding contractual terms, vendor relations, and compliance matters. Work with practitioners to help identify and mitigate risks and advise on shared services strategies. Review and/or revise procurement contracts and other documents, such as requests for proposals/requests for information, survey and benchmarking agreements, independent contractor and consultant agreements, license agreements, software as a service agreements, confidentiality agreements, subscription agreements, sponsorship agreements, meeting and event agreements, membership agreements and other related agreements. Negotiate contract terms with contractors, licensors, vendors, and others. Provide analysis of legal and business risks, negotiation strategies, vendor relations, and compliance matters. Keep abreast of proposed and existing legislation. Anticipate and guards against legal risks involving the organization. Work with member firms throughout the globe on various contract issues. Lead document negotiation sessions with vendor counsel. Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

The candidate should have J.D. from an accredited US law school and licensed to practice law in the US with admission in New York State a plus. Must have 3-6 years of experience associate at a top law firm. Should have Corporate law/commercial contracts background, excellent written and verbal communication skills, comfort with contract negotiation, and excellent organizational skills and thoroughness ability to handle multiple matters at once and see them through to completion in an organized and efficient manner. Must have knowledge of applicable legal and regulatory requirements relating to contracts, licensing, software as a service, marketing, technology, privacy and security, and will have experience partnering with business teams on a variety of projects. Experience in analysis, review, and drafting of complex vendor contracts required. Experience in mergers and acquisitions a plus. IP background a plus. Must be a self-starter and must be articulate, possess strong analytic, critical thinking and writing skills, be able to manage and prioritize multiple projects, apply good judgment, and be capable of providing creative solutions.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Attorney Editor - Insurance
Refer job# NYWE140334
 
Attorney Editor - Insurance The Candidate will be responsible for Develop, write, and edit practical guidance on a variety of insurance topics and trends. Draft, review, and annotate model policies, checklists, and other legal documents. Monitor trends in insurance law. Recruit and manage external authors to ensure timely delivery of content. Make recommendations concerning overall content strategy and expansion, and assist in product design. Monitor competitiveness of the product offering . Support sales efforts via product demonstrations and contribute to sales and customer trainings

The candidate should have 5+ years of recent experience practicing insurance law (in-house experience considered if primarily focused on insurance) with significant experience preparing coverage opinions and analysis, drafting policies and endorsements, counselling on regulatory and compliance issues, advising on insurance implications of mergers, acquisitions, and other corporate transactions and experience with numerous lines of insurance a plus. Experience with insurance regulations in multiple jurisdictions a plus. Should have deep knowledge of insurance trends and workflow with strong professional network of insurance attorneys and must be excellent writing, editing, and research skills; strong practical writer; experience drafting client alerts and/or composing and delivering CLE presentations a plus. Experience leading associate training programs a plus. Active bar membership in good standing
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Legal And Commercial Corporate Matters Counsel
Refer job# TGNU140348
 
Legal and Commercial Corporate Matters Counsel The candidate will prepare board resolutions, presentations and other board materials relating to company transactions, annual meetings, share plan operations and related matters; and otherwise support the board and committee meeting material preparation and distribution process. Will aid in the preparation of the company's filings with, and other matters concerning, the SEC (including filings on Forms 10-Q, 10-K and 8-K, Section 16 filings, no action letters and similar items). Aid in the preparation of the company's annual proxy/information statements, manage directors' and officers' questionnaires and participate in the planning of and preparation for shareholder meetings. Assist with Irish corporate law filings and NYSE compliance matters, including with regard to director independence and related party transactions. Review the company's websites and other communications for compliance with SEC and other regulations. Research current topics within the areas of corporate law, securities and finance; prepare memoranda for internal distribution and education of these developments. Respond to internal inquiries related to SEC compliance and corporate secretarial matters. Provide support for other corporate transactions, as needed. Help to organize and manage the team's internal databases of research and filing information. Develop internal guidelines, toolkits, policies and packaged knowledge on various legal and business issues. Manage both in-house and outside legal resources.

The candidate should have J.D. Degree from an accredited law school. Must have 3 years of legal experience managing securities compliance and corporate governance matters in a law firm or fast-paced corporate legal department. Proven ability to efficiently manage and contribute to significant numbers of projects simultaneously is preferred. In-house experience is preferred. Experience or interest in working with international corporate and regulatory compliance issues, specifically Irish corporate law is preferred.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, Corporate And Investment Bank
Refer job# MWKK140325
 
Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, Corporate And Investment Bank The candidate will entail drafting ISDA based Confirmations and Mater Confirmations for complex OTC equity derivatives transactions, supporting the documentation group and advising sales and trading, with respect to rules and regulations that affect OTC equity derivatives transactions. Products include swaps, forwards, stock hedging and monetization transactions, collars, options. Strong experience and familiarity with the ISDA 2002 Equity Derivatives Definitions, ISDA Master Agreement is required. Knowledge of the '33 Act & '34 Act, 2011 Equity Definitions, clearing. Dodd-Frank, bankruptcy and collateral issues, bank regulatory issues (Reg K, Reg W), stock borrow and lending, high net worth clients, and hedge funds is a plus. Should have 5+ years equity derivatives experience with a major law firm or financial firm. Experience preparing legal documentation-required. JD or educational equivalent required.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property
Refer job# QREI140326
 
Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property The candidate will handle a wide range of IP-related responsibilities as assigned and supervised by the SVP and General Counsel, including participating in business, operational and strategic decisions involving IP strategy and related issues. Management of a large patent portfolio and several active contested proceedings; support of established R&D operations in developing and protecting IP; assessment of third parties IP; resolving IP issues arising in collaborations; clearance of public disclosure requests; management of outside counsel and supervision and training of staff as required. Should have 7-12 years of relevant law firm and/or in-house experience with biotechnology or pharmaceutical sciences companies. Must have Ph.D. in life sciences. Significant prior experience in most of the following areas is desirable: patent portfolio management, patent application drafting and prosecution, IP due diligence, freedom to operate assessments, formal and information opinions of counsel, pharmaceutical litigation and contested proceedings such as IPRs and European oppositions, regulatory exclusivities, patent/IP licensing. Prior experience with pharmaceutical trademarks is a plus. Must have excellent academic credentials, including Juris Doctorate degree and admission to USPTO and admission to, or ability to waive examinations for, Massachusetts bar. Should have familiarity with advanced patent search tools, such as Clarivate/Derwent, Epoline, PatentScope, PAIR, etc.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property
Refer job# JTDT140327
 
Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property The candidate will handle a wide range of IP-related responsibilities as assigned and supervised by the SVP and General Counsel, including participating in business, operational and strategic decisions involving IP strategy and related issues. Additional responsibilities include management of a large patent portfolio and several active contested proceedings; support of established R&D operations in developing and protecting IP; assessment of third parties IP; resolving IP issues arising in collaborations; clearance of public disclosure requests; management of outside counsel and supervision and training of staff as required. Should have 7-12 years of relevant law firm and/or in-house experience with biotechnology or pharmaceutical sciences companies. Ph.D. in life sciences required. Significant prior experience in most of the following areas is desirable: patent portfolio management, patent application drafting and prosecution, IP due diligence, freedom to operate assessments, formal and information opinions of counsel, pharmaceutical litigation and contested proceedings such as IPRs and European oppositions, regulatory exclusivities, patent/IP licensing. Prior experience with pharmaceutical trademarks is a plus. Should have excellent academic credentials, including Juris Doctorate degree and admission to USPTO and admission to, or ability to waive examinations for, Massachusetts bar. Must have familiarity with advanced patent search tools, such as Clarivate/Derwent, Epoline, PatentScope, PAIR, etc.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Assistant General Counsel - Intellectual Property - Vice President
Refer job# TXLE140317
 
Assistant General Counsel - Intellectual Property - Vice President The candidate will support the Intellectual Property team, including trademark enforcement, brand protection, performing research on various intellectual property related issues, and creating and maintaining policies and procedures. Will support all lines of business and corporate staff areas. Handle trademark enforcement matters, including opposition and cancellation proceedings, demand letters, UDRP proceedings, and online take-downs. Assist with trademark clearance, registration, and prosecution. Assist with clearance of third-party intellectual property and copyright matters. Perform legal research and prepare legal guidance documents. Review, interpret, and analyze agreements, advising clients and partners on rights and responsibilities related to those agreements, including in light of company policies and regulatory guidance. Provide intellectual property legal advice and counsel to internal clients and partners.

The candidate must have 7-10 years of relevant intellectual property practicing experience in a law firm or corporate law department. Experience handling global intellectual property issues is preferred. In-house experience in the financial services industry desirable. Familiarity with privacy, cybersecurity, contracting, and related regulatory and risk environments desirable. Must be licensed to practice law and a member in good standing in NY or otherwise in compliance with the in-house counsel registration rules of that state/jurisdiction.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Compliance Counsel
Refer job# FCZO140299
 
Compliance Counsel The candidate will support company s Regional Counsel Commercial & Compliance for Emerging Markets (primarily India, Brazil/CALA countries, and ASEAN countries) in the implementation and management of company s corporate compliance program in the Emerging Markets region. At the direction of the Regional Counsel, the Compliance Counsel will assist in establishing, maintaining, and overseeing an effective compliance program consistent with the provision of the U.S. Federal Sentencing Guidelines, and any other statutory and regulatory requirements as may be applicable to the company throughout the Emerging Markets region. As time may permit, this role may also provide support to the Regional Counsel on other general legal matters. Provide legal support and guidance to company s operating businesses in the Emerging Markets region on compliance and regulatory issues. Assist in the receipt, investigation and resolution of alleged violations of the Code of Conduct or company policies. Assist the Regional Counsel in promoting a culture based on ethics and integrity. Conduct periodic risk assessments and take appropriate measures to mitigate identified risks. Assist in creating, publishing, maintaining and monitoring policies and procedures as appropriate to fully implement the provisions of the code of conduct, and other requirements of in-country statutes and regulations. Conduct training on compliance topics and monitor compliance training requirements. Create, train and communicate on compliance initiatives and programs to promote corporate integrity. Monitor the effectiveness of compliance policies and procedures and make necessary recommendations as to any appropriate enhancements or modifications. Carry out other tasks in support of company s compliance program as assigned. Periodically report to the Law Department and Compliance leadership and various business units on compliance matters.

The candidate should have Juris Doctor. Must have 4+ years of experience in international legal and compliance issues. Should have experience in supporting global corporations on compliance / legal / regulatory issues. Experience in working in cross-culture settings is required. Ability to think critically, learn new substantive areas quickly, analyze problems and data, and develop creative and practical solutions is desired. Should have superior interpersonal, oral and written communications skills with strong attention to detail. Spanish or Portuguese language skills are a significant plus. Must have ability to develop and maintain partnerships with clients, local counsels, and cross-functional experts.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Vp, Senior Corporate Counsel
Refer job# WLAG140258
 
Vp, Senior Corporate Counsel The Candidate will be responsible for Drafting and negotiating a high volume of domestic and international client and supplier contracts (Americas; Global), including but not limited to service agreements, consulting agreements, vendor agreements, real estate leases, security agreements, subscriptions agreements, and software and information technology licenses. Identifying and evaluating the company s data processing activities, including compliance with GDPR. Strategic Matters/Business Development (Americas, Global): Assist global corporate functions in the structuring, negotiation and documentation of strategic transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, and assist external counsel in connection with due diligence and documentation. Litigation Matters: Assist with actual and threatened litigation and disputes, including subpoena responses. Support Global Data Privacy by developing and updating local and regional guidelines and policies and offer consultation on how to deal with privacy breaches. Supporting key functions within the organization, such as information technology, accounting and finance, facilities/real estate and human resources. Provide practical legal advice that furthers business strategies/objectives. Assist with intellectual property due diligence in mergers and acquisitions and other strategic initiatives that involve Company s intellectual property. Handling various business disputes, preparing demand letter, cease and desists letters, and other legal claims. Employment Law: Assist and advise HR in connection with employment, independent contractor and employee confidentiality and non-compete agreements, separation and release agreements.

The candidate should have JD degree from an accredited laws school with 10+ years of relevant and progressive experience and have Admission to the NY bar. Broad based knowledge and/or ability to learn and apply legal principles in an efficient and effective manner. In-house experience a must. Ability to learn and understand new business and products, and identify and mitigate risks. Solid exposure to drafting and negotiating commercial contracts and confidentiality agreements. Exceptional communication skills and the ability to liaison with all areas of the business, including senior management. Must be a self-starter, ready to assume significant responsibility in a small, fast-paced department. Flexibility and willingness to work on a wide variety of legal matters. Some domestic and/or international travel may be required. Written and verbal communication in Spanish a plus LATAM Experience also a plus.
 
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Associate Staff Attorney - Insurance Defense
Refer job# YVIQ140240
 
Associate Staff Attorney - Insurance Defense The candidate duties will include: Prepare medical record summaries; Prepare pleadings, written discovery, motions, and briefs in support of defense strategies; Conduct depositions; Appear in court; Assist with trials and mediations; Provide effective and timely information, correspondence, legal research and other services, in a technology driven environment. Must have Juris Doctor from an accredited law school. Should have 1+ year experience, preferably handling litigation involving automobile or general liability matters. Must be Admitted to practice in New York. Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite required.
 
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