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Senior Litigation Attorney - Coverage

New York City NY Senior Litigation Attorney - Coverage Responsibilities: Handles highly complex or specialized insurance defense or coverage matters from pleadings through trial driving for superior results. Manages preparation litigation preparation. Develops the litigation strategy and prepares/directs the preparation of all necessary materials i.e. briefs motions discovery depositions experts etc. Advises whether a case should be tried or settled and actively drives the case to resolution with an appropriate sense of urgency. Handles high complexity or exposure bench and jury trials as the first chair in both state and federal court as necessary. Tries all aspects of cases including court appearances trial preparation motions discovery and negotiations. Provides trial coaching/oversight/ assistance to other attorneys. Communicates regularly and concisely with clients claim professionals leadership and others to ensure an appropriate level of understanding and documentation exists for effective case management. Conducts legal research and analysis of facts and information to provide counsel and guidance on legal questions or issues. Prepares opinions or position papers on various legal issues and interpretation of legal issues/provisions. Counsels client/management/claim professionals to avoid legally unsound decisions or plans and when changes in the law occur. May supervise train or mentor other attorneys and paralegals. Trains department staff on appropriate procedures (e.g. claims etc). Collaboratively works with client claim professionals underwriting risk control and other 3rd parties while resolving legal issues. Works independently in resolving legal cases with minimal supervision. Responds to government regulatory agencies as needed.

Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree with J.D. Admission to the Bar of at least one state. NY State License is preferred. 7+ years of experience in claims and/or law firms with a progressively increasing level of responsibility with experience around insurance coverage. Trial and/or litigation experience with a proven track record of results. Specific technical/functional area legal experience. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and other business-related software i.e., Adobe West Law TeamConnect or other case management software. Senior-level advanced knowledge of the law as well as legal theories principles practices and procedures of litigation management within an insurance organization. Ability to work collaboratively with others to achieve desired results. Excellent verbal and written communication negotiation and presentation skills. Strong negotiation consultative and facilitation skills with the ability to effectively interact with all internal and external business partners. Ability to exercise independent judgment and to work with and maintain confidential and sensitive information. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and senior-level skills in managing ambiguous situations and issues. Proven ability to take a proactive long-term view of business goals and objectives in order to achieve strategic business results. Value-driven to provide superior solutions to internal and/or external clients. Acts with a sense of urgency to advance the priorities of the client/organization. Helps self and others to excel through collaboration and building strong relationships. Thinks creatively and uses diverse ideas to solve problems. Raises expectations of self and others by continuously learning and broadening industry and technical skills.
Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2022-01-14

Corporate Counsel

New York City NY Corporate Counsel Duties: Managing and closing litigation finance transactions, including drafting and negotiating term sheets; financing, security and intercreditor agreements; nondisclosure agreements; powers of attorney; escrow and control agreements; KYC documentation and various other documents and agreements as needed. Working closely with underwriting, tax and finance teams to effectively structure, navigate, negotiate and progress transactions to successful conclusion, while minimizing legal and operational risks and ensuring positive client experiences. Spotting tax issues and managing legal ethics requirements related to business. Working with local counsel in non-U.S. jurisdictions on matters of security and other local law issues. Working on various corporate transactions arising in the course of rapidly evolving business, including with outside counsel if appropriate. Other transactions the Corporate Counsel may work on include joint ventures, participations and other co-investment structures, capital raisings, mergers and acquisitions, minority investments and intra-group reorganizations. Drafting agreements, resolutions, policies, procedures and other documents to implement and manage internal corporate structuring needs, cash management requirements and governance initiatives. Reviewing, preparing, negotiating and advising on NDAs and third party vendor contracts. Advising on third party disputes and providing support as needed on litigation matters in which is a party. Assisting with the development and maintenance of form agreements, other knowledge management resources and internal guidelines. Working effectively with Burford's finance, tax, business development, marketing and other teams to facilitate their successful functioning. Analyzing and managing any legal issues that may arise in the conduct of constantly developing business.

Qualifications: JD Degree licensed in Illinois or New York. 4 -6 years of corporate legal experience, including 4+ years at a major law firm. Top academic credentials with demonstrated career progression. Strong background in finance and secured transactions. Additional corporate experience, such as bankruptcy or mergers & acquisitions, is also desired. Significant exposure to cross-border transactions is a plus. Superior writing and analytical ability. Excellent interpersonal/people skills, including the ability to build relationships with highly sophisticated internal clients and to interact effectively at all levels of the organization. Judgment and self-confidence, but also humility, open-mindedness, respect for others (regardless of position), and enthusiasm for working as a team member. Excellent problem-solving, organizational and communication skills ?necessary to negotiate and interface with a myriad of internal and external contacts. Highly organized, with committed work ethic and strong attention to detail; able to work independently and prioritize and manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously. Enterprising, highly intelligent, creative and proactive, and willing and eager to learn.
Legal 4 - 6 Full-time 2022-01-14

Senior Counsel - Claim Coverage Litigation

New York City NY Senior Counsel - Claim Coverage Litigation Duties: Provides high quality, cost effective legal advice and recommendations for action to business clients regarding moderately complex to complex matters which have or may have a dollar impact on business activities and operations. Researches legal principles and precedents within area of specialization or expertise. Identifies unique issues in assigned matters and recommends appropriate responses to those issues. Proactively identifies and communicates risk to internal and/or external customers and provides recommendations on how to mitigate that risk. Advises senior business clients on financially significant and complex matters. Drafts, negotiates and executes legal documents. Maintains awareness of judicial climate and legal developments through the review of legal publications, on-line documentation and attendance at seminars and conferences. Builds and maintains strong client relationships. May act as mentor and coach to less senior attorneys, paralegal/staff; explains issues, ideas and concepts that are incorporated into work assignments. Makes effective use of technology and automation in the practice of law. Ensures timely submission of work product as required. Litigation Specific Job Duties/Responsibilities: Appears on behalf of the Company in both federal and state courts to argue motions and handle trials, status conferences, and other substantive and procedural matters in the litigation of insurance coverage disputes. Determines appropriate legal strategies and positions, as well as action on litigation; provide advice on possible outcomes, awards and settlements. Drafts motions, briefs, pleadings, written discovery, other legal documents, correspondence, and memoranda to identify and protect legal interests of the company. Proposes, prepares and responds to and evaluates oral and written discovery. Prepares and/or reviews annual legal fees budget for assigned cases. Reviews invoices from local counsel and recommends adjustments. Has frequent, independent contact with clients, witnesses, experts and adversaries through counsel. Provides recommendations and case analysis to all business partners on appropriate file handling strategy. Completes all required administrative tasks including time reporting, closed cases reports and other materials appropriate to performance of job duties. Adheres to all standards of excellence in file management.

Qualifications: JD Degree; graduate of an accredited law school, with 6+ years experience as a practicing attorney. Admitted to the Bar in good standing in NY, NJ, MA and/or CT or willingness to gain admission the Bar in one or more of the foregoing states. 6-10 years of prior experience in the litigation of complex insurance coverage disputes. Understanding and awareness of principles of Auto, General Liability and/or Property insurance coverage. Demonstrates strong lawyering skills, including effective oral and written advocacy. Accurately assesses the degree of legal risk and opportunity in a given situation. While understanding business goals, exercises independent judgment in providing advice and strategic recommendations. Persuasively advocates position. Demonstrates expertise in legal specialty areas. Identifies issues; appreciates interaction between facts and the law; grasps legal complexities. Effectively and accurately researches legal issues. Understands potential exposure, settlement value, corporate risk and opportunity; understands needs and goals of participants; marshals facts and law; uses creativity in developing effective strategy and persuasively presenting the position; and demonstrates flexibility to achieve an appropriate resolution. Demonstrates excellence in the provision of legal counsel and advice. Earns trust, confidence, and respect through consistent performance; fosters open and honest communication; shares with department significant court decisions and/or litigation trends; candidly offers ideas, thoughtful feedback and a reasoned point of view. When appropriate, challenges assumptions. Acts with integrity; takes appropriate risks. Ability to present information and advice in a clear, concise, logical and well-organized manner to enable clients to make informed, well-reasoned business decisions. Uses, leverages, and maintains proficiency with corporate and job-related technology as it evolves (e.g. hardware, software, business unit applications, and systems tools.). Knows and understands the business supported and acts on legal issues in the context of business objectives and initiatives. Looks for new and innovative ways to achieve business legal objectives. Gains, absorbs and applies new information to identify and address own learning and development needs to keep skills current. Demonstrates behavior that causes individual to be perceived as responsible, reliable and trustworthy, including a strong work ethic and attention to detail.
Legal 6 - 10 Full-time 2022-01-14

Contracts Counsel

New York City NY Contracts Counsel Duties: Counsel enterprise sales clients concerning legal and business matters arising from service agreements among Verizon Business Group, its affiliates and their customers. Review, draft and negotiate numerous complex contracts simultaneously, including service agreements, non-standard nondisclosure agreements, complex statements of work, and ancillary legal documents. Ensure that all transactions are legally sound and comply with all Verizon policies and practices and all applicable laws, rules, and regulations. Provide legal analysis and counsel for complex enterprise sales bids. Support the Legal Department with ongoing and special initiatives, including process improvement, template development, and training initiatives. Maintain excellent working relationships with Sales and Finance clients, Verizon legal colleagues, other internal stakeholders, and customers, and ensure that the clients legal needs are fully satisfied.

Qualifications: JD degree and 6+ years of relevant work experience. Bar membership and needed licenses. 5+ years of relevant and recent legal experience in a similar work environment (i.e., law firm, government, or fast-paced in-house corporate legal department). Preferred: Experience drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, developing responses to proposals, and supporting internal Sales clients. Demonstrated ability to work with multiple internal and external groups simultaneously to quickly achieve common goals. Well-honed project management and organizational skills to manage multiple transactions in a timely and accurate manner with high attention to detail. Ability to interact comfortably with personnel in various roles and levels across the organization, and to enforce legal requirements without alienating clients. Proven ability to issue-spot and to develop and lead the implementation of creative solutions. Self-starter who takes initiative to develop, lead, and implement special projects. Exceptionally strong written and oral communication skills. Proficient computer skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, MS Office, etc.), and the ability to learn and work in Verizon contracting and workflow reporting systems. Willingness to learn G-Suite. Knowledge of the telecommunications or technology industry. Strong knowledge of intellectual property and privacy law.
Legal 6 - 0 Full-time 2022-01-13

Associate Corporate Counsel, Intellectual Property

New York City NY Associate Corporate Counsel, Intellectual Property Responsibilities: Serve as the Proteovant's intellectual property point person. Educate the team on policies and procedures related to intellectual property creation and protection, update corporate policies and practices and ensure they are in-line with best practices. Manage the use of external legal counsel globally. Manage day-to-day email communications from external legal counsel. Run all patent and trademark committee meetings. Maintain patent and trademark prosecution docket. Coordinate patent freedom-to-operate assessments. Coordinate and manage all new intellectual property filings including advising team on timing and content for filings. Manage patent invention disclosure reporting. Manage all internal communication and coordination with external legal counsel. Provide input on strategies for US and foreign patent portfolios to strengthen and extend the company's intellectual property position. and track competitive patent filings, work with strategy team to incorporate learning in the broader competitive landscape. Work with business development colleagues as related to any partnership/deal related intellectual property matters. Review IP related aspects on term sheets and draft agreements. Generate due diligence memorandums for potential acquisitions.

Qualifications: A Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an ABA accredited law school, admission to practice law in a U.S. jurisdiction (New York state preferred) with the ability to qualify for additional in-house licenses as needed. Strong academic credentials, graduate level degree in a relevant scientific background preferred. Must have 3+ years of experience (post bar exam) practicing biopharmaceutical intellectual property. Experience in both US & international PCT applications. In-house at a biopharmaceutical company OR at a top law firm, preferably representing a large biopharmaceutical client. Experience with IP management and IP renewal platforms. Experience in patent preparation, U.S. and foreign prosecution, IP due diligence, and strategic counseling. Experience reviewing and interpreting material transfer agreements, collaboration agreements, and license agreements. Enthusiasm for collaborating closely with R&D members in a high-science environment and contribute to seamless integration of BD, R&D and all key functions. Strong verbal and written communication skills, including excellent presentation, facilitation and listening skills. Detail-oriented, self-initiating, organized, and capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously and independently. Demonstrate ability to prioritize work in complex and time-sensitive situations. Ability to execute tactically as well as work strategically with our executive leadership team. Demonstrate ability to operate successfully within a dynamic team culture and changing environment.
Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2022-01-13

Counsel, Corporate & Securities

New York City NY Counsel, Corporate & Securities Duties: Legal support for the Board of Directors and its committees, including conducting research and drafting substantive materials; distributing materials and coordinating other aspects of Board and committee meetings; handling various between-meeting Board and committee activities; and assisting with the director compensation program. Advising on, drafting and submitting SEC filings and other public disclosures, including Proxy Statements, Registration Statements, Section 16 beneficial ownership reports and Current Reports on Form 8-K; advising on compliance with Regulation FD. Advising on compliance with NASDAQ listing standards and managing NASDAQ submissions. Advising on Delaware law compliance as it relates to corporate governance. Managing various general corporate matters, including organizing the annual meeting of stockholders and related stockholder communication and voting matters, and assisting on the company's D&O insurance program. Drafting and negotiating commercial agreements in these areas. Monitoring and assessing regulatory developments and best practices in disclosure, corporate governance and securities laws, and developing appropriate implementation strategies. Supporting other members of the team, including the VP, Counsel, on the company's quarterly earnings process, Annual Reports on Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and other related matters. Providing such other assistance and support as may be required from time to time in areas outside of those specified above.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited law school. Admitted to practice law in New York State and in good standing; or qualified to promptly register as in-house counsel in New York State. 3+ years relevant experience, including advising publicly-held companies. Additional Qualifications: Excellent analytical, oral and written skills, with ability to analyze and apply complex laws and regulations and communicate clearly and effectively with clients and colleagues at all levels. High ethical standards and trustworthiness with confidential matters. Demonstrated success advising clients at a major law firm and/or in an in-house position, with experience meeting with and providing direct consultation to clients. Excellent interpersonal skills and highly team-oriented. Excellent work ethic, detail-oriented organizational skills and able to manage numerous projects simultaneously in a demanding, fast-paced environment. Experience in 162(m) and 409A compliance highly valuable.
Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2022-01-12

Commercial Contracts Counsel

New York City NY Commercial Contracts Counsel The candidate will be drafting, reviewing and negotiating a broad range of commercial contracts. Collaborating with and advising internal teams on commercial contract matters. Providing an accurate and timely review of contracts. Proactively resolving legal issues and mitigating legal risk. Should have 8+ years of experience with at least 5 years in-house. Juris Doctorate degree required. Experience in the financial services industry. Previous commercial contracts experience. Must possess effective communication skills. Must be able to learn quickly and work as part of a team. Ability to exercise good judgment and decision-making skills. Self-motivated with a strong work ethic and the ability to work independently to meet deadlines. Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2022-01-08

Privacy Counsel / Senior Privacy Counsel

New York City NY Privacy Counsel / Senior Privacy Counsel Responsibilities: Ensure's compliance with the EU GDPR, ePrivacy Directive, CCPA, CPRA, COPPA, CDPA, CPA, VPPA, and an ever-evolving patchwork of global data protection and privacy laws such as the PDPA and LGPD. Oversee policy work related to privacy, including industry leadership in IAB, NAI, DAA, and PRAM working groups, lobbying regulators and legislators, and drafting position papers and contract templates in working groups. Build privacy compliance program outside of technical implementation of the IAB CCPA Framework/LSPA and IAB TCF 2.0. Assist product teams with privacy reviews, open licensing matters, regulatory issues, and privacy/security by design. Support the continuous improvement of legal processes and corporate governance.

Qualifications: J.D. from an accredited law school and member in good standing of a state bar (CA and NY preferred). Must have 4-8 years of relevant experience (law firm and in house). Strong data protection and privacy experience, in depth knowledge of the GDPR, ePD, CCPA, CPRA, COPPA, VPPA, and other statutes. Product counseling in a technology company preferred. Ability to design and implement privacy compliance programs. Excellent communication (verbal and written) and drafting skills. Strong work ethic with high level of productivity while still maintaining a high level of attention to detail. Strong personal integrity. Sense of humor preferred.
Legal 4 - 8 Full-time 2022-01-08

Global Compliance And Data Privacy Attorney

New York City NY Global Compliance and Data Privacy Attorney Responsibilities: Establishes a clear structure of accountability for the compliance and data privacy programs at HC, with reporting back to parent News Corp. Designs and prepares policies and processes for HC globally and/or at an office level. Manages policy and procedure reviews and enhancements. Assists with News Corp global compliance and data privacy training content, as well as conducts HC-specific trainings, as appropriate. Designs due diligence processes with respect to third party vendors and potential acquisitions. Implements the News Corp Investigations and Remediations Protocol. Ensures that risk assessments are conducted with regard to specific risks, including, e.g., sanctions, modern slavery and anti-bribery. Implements relevant data privacy requirements and related procedures. Manages potential data breaches. Identifies potential areas of compliance and privacy risks and anticipates legal and regulatory changes. Designs, implements, and documents an effective monitoring plan.

Qualifications: Must have 7 plus years of relevant experience in compliance, data privacy, or related areas. Substantive knowledge and experience with US, Canadian, and European/UK data privacy and protection laws. Publishing experience is preferred, but not required. Excellent legal and business judgment with sound analytical skills. Management and problem-solving skills. Ability to travel and work in multiple time zones.
Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2022-01-08

Corporate Securities and Finance Counsel

New York City NY Corporate Securities and Finance Counsel The candidate will primarily focus on ensuring compliance with SEC and NYSE rules and regulations, general corporate governance matters, and advising the corporate finance and tax departments on a wide range of matters. Will ensure compliance with SEC and NYSE rules and regulations, including the '33 and '34 Act (including by advising and preparing necessary materials relating to all public filings, including 10-Ks, 10-Qs, Proxy Statements, 8-Ks, Section 16 filings and Registration Statements). Advise on securities law issues, including with regard to corporate insider trading policy and Regulation FD. Advise on corporate governance matters and maintain corporate governance documents. Advise on corporate compensation matters, including with regard to equity and compensation programs. Monitor voting guidelines of proxy advisory firms and institutional investors. Provide oversight (including preparation of applicable documentation) of Rule 10b5-1 trading plans. Provide oversight of the subsidiary management function. Work with the finance group, including with regard to credit facilities. Work with the tax group, including with regard to reorganization transactions. Assist other members of the legal team and corporate management on a broad range of corporate legal matters as necessary. Must have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school with 6+ years of practical legal experience working on corporate securities and finance matters. Should preferably be a graduate of a top-tier law school. In-house experience is desired. Legal 6 - 0 Full-time 2022-01-08
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Senior Litigation Attorney - Coverage
Refer job# OTNG165020
 
Senior Litigation Attorney - Coverage Responsibilities: Handles highly complex or specialized insurance defense or coverage matters from pleadings through trial driving for superior results. Manages preparation litigation preparation. Develops the litigation strategy and prepares/directs the preparation of all necessary materials i.e. briefs motions discovery depositions experts etc. Advises whether a case should be tried or settled and actively drives the case to resolution with an appropriate sense of urgency. Handles high complexity or exposure bench and jury trials as the first chair in both state and federal court as necessary. Tries all aspects of cases including court appearances trial preparation motions discovery and negotiations. Provides trial coaching/oversight/ assistance to other attorneys. Communicates regularly and concisely with clients claim professionals leadership and others to ensure an appropriate level of understanding and documentation exists for effective case management. Conducts legal research and analysis of facts and information to provide counsel and guidance on legal questions or issues. Prepares opinions or position papers on various legal issues and interpretation of legal issues/provisions. Counsels client/management/claim professionals to avoid legally unsound decisions or plans and when changes in the law occur. May supervise train or mentor other attorneys and paralegals. Trains department staff on appropriate procedures (e.g. claims etc). Collaboratively works with client claim professionals underwriting risk control and other 3rd parties while resolving legal issues. Works independently in resolving legal cases with minimal supervision. Responds to government regulatory agencies as needed.

Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree with J.D. Admission to the Bar of at least one state. NY State License is preferred. 7+ years of experience in claims and/or law firms with a progressively increasing level of responsibility with experience around insurance coverage. Trial and/or litigation experience with a proven track record of results. Specific technical/functional area legal experience. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and other business-related software i.e., Adobe West Law TeamConnect or other case management software. Senior-level advanced knowledge of the law as well as legal theories principles practices and procedures of litigation management within an insurance organization. Ability to work collaboratively with others to achieve desired results. Excellent verbal and written communication negotiation and presentation skills. Strong negotiation consultative and facilitation skills with the ability to effectively interact with all internal and external business partners. Ability to exercise independent judgment and to work with and maintain confidential and sensitive information. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and senior-level skills in managing ambiguous situations and issues. Proven ability to take a proactive long-term view of business goals and objectives in order to achieve strategic business results. Value-driven to provide superior solutions to internal and/or external clients. Acts with a sense of urgency to advance the priorities of the client/organization. Helps self and others to excel through collaboration and building strong relationships. Thinks creatively and uses diverse ideas to solve problems. Raises expectations of self and others by continuously learning and broadening industry and technical skills.
 
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Corporate Counsel
Refer job# BTUN165032
 
Corporate Counsel Duties: Managing and closing litigation finance transactions, including drafting and negotiating term sheets; financing, security and intercreditor agreements; nondisclosure agreements; powers of attorney; escrow and control agreements; KYC documentation and various other documents and agreements as needed. Working closely with underwriting, tax and finance teams to effectively structure, navigate, negotiate and progress transactions to successful conclusion, while minimizing legal and operational risks and ensuring positive client experiences. Spotting tax issues and managing legal ethics requirements related to business. Working with local counsel in non-U.S. jurisdictions on matters of security and other local law issues. Working on various corporate transactions arising in the course of rapidly evolving business, including with outside counsel if appropriate. Other transactions the Corporate Counsel may work on include joint ventures, participations and other co-investment structures, capital raisings, mergers and acquisitions, minority investments and intra-group reorganizations. Drafting agreements, resolutions, policies, procedures and other documents to implement and manage internal corporate structuring needs, cash management requirements and governance initiatives. Reviewing, preparing, negotiating and advising on NDAs and third party vendor contracts. Advising on third party disputes and providing support as needed on litigation matters in which is a party. Assisting with the development and maintenance of form agreements, other knowledge management resources and internal guidelines. Working effectively with Burford's finance, tax, business development, marketing and other teams to facilitate their successful functioning. Analyzing and managing any legal issues that may arise in the conduct of constantly developing business.

Qualifications: JD Degree licensed in Illinois or New York. 4 -6 years of corporate legal experience, including 4+ years at a major law firm. Top academic credentials with demonstrated career progression. Strong background in finance and secured transactions. Additional corporate experience, such as bankruptcy or mergers & acquisitions, is also desired. Significant exposure to cross-border transactions is a plus. Superior writing and analytical ability. Excellent interpersonal/people skills, including the ability to build relationships with highly sophisticated internal clients and to interact effectively at all levels of the organization. Judgment and self-confidence, but also humility, open-mindedness, respect for others (regardless of position), and enthusiasm for working as a team member. Excellent problem-solving, organizational and communication skills ?necessary to negotiate and interface with a myriad of internal and external contacts. Highly organized, with committed work ethic and strong attention to detail; able to work independently and prioritize and manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously. Enterprising, highly intelligent, creative and proactive, and willing and eager to learn.
 
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Senior Counsel - Claim Coverage Litigation
Refer job# RTKS165043
 
Senior Counsel - Claim Coverage Litigation Duties: Provides high quality, cost effective legal advice and recommendations for action to business clients regarding moderately complex to complex matters which have or may have a dollar impact on business activities and operations. Researches legal principles and precedents within area of specialization or expertise. Identifies unique issues in assigned matters and recommends appropriate responses to those issues. Proactively identifies and communicates risk to internal and/or external customers and provides recommendations on how to mitigate that risk. Advises senior business clients on financially significant and complex matters. Drafts, negotiates and executes legal documents. Maintains awareness of judicial climate and legal developments through the review of legal publications, on-line documentation and attendance at seminars and conferences. Builds and maintains strong client relationships. May act as mentor and coach to less senior attorneys, paralegal/staff; explains issues, ideas and concepts that are incorporated into work assignments. Makes effective use of technology and automation in the practice of law. Ensures timely submission of work product as required. Litigation Specific Job Duties/Responsibilities: Appears on behalf of the Company in both federal and state courts to argue motions and handle trials, status conferences, and other substantive and procedural matters in the litigation of insurance coverage disputes. Determines appropriate legal strategies and positions, as well as action on litigation; provide advice on possible outcomes, awards and settlements. Drafts motions, briefs, pleadings, written discovery, other legal documents, correspondence, and memoranda to identify and protect legal interests of the company. Proposes, prepares and responds to and evaluates oral and written discovery. Prepares and/or reviews annual legal fees budget for assigned cases. Reviews invoices from local counsel and recommends adjustments. Has frequent, independent contact with clients, witnesses, experts and adversaries through counsel. Provides recommendations and case analysis to all business partners on appropriate file handling strategy. Completes all required administrative tasks including time reporting, closed cases reports and other materials appropriate to performance of job duties. Adheres to all standards of excellence in file management.

Qualifications: JD Degree; graduate of an accredited law school, with 6+ years experience as a practicing attorney. Admitted to the Bar in good standing in NY, NJ, MA and/or CT or willingness to gain admission the Bar in one or more of the foregoing states. 6-10 years of prior experience in the litigation of complex insurance coverage disputes. Understanding and awareness of principles of Auto, General Liability and/or Property insurance coverage. Demonstrates strong lawyering skills, including effective oral and written advocacy. Accurately assesses the degree of legal risk and opportunity in a given situation. While understanding business goals, exercises independent judgment in providing advice and strategic recommendations. Persuasively advocates position. Demonstrates expertise in legal specialty areas. Identifies issues; appreciates interaction between facts and the law; grasps legal complexities. Effectively and accurately researches legal issues. Understands potential exposure, settlement value, corporate risk and opportunity; understands needs and goals of participants; marshals facts and law; uses creativity in developing effective strategy and persuasively presenting the position; and demonstrates flexibility to achieve an appropriate resolution. Demonstrates excellence in the provision of legal counsel and advice. Earns trust, confidence, and respect through consistent performance; fosters open and honest communication; shares with department significant court decisions and/or litigation trends; candidly offers ideas, thoughtful feedback and a reasoned point of view. When appropriate, challenges assumptions. Acts with integrity; takes appropriate risks. Ability to present information and advice in a clear, concise, logical and well-organized manner to enable clients to make informed, well-reasoned business decisions. Uses, leverages, and maintains proficiency with corporate and job-related technology as it evolves (e.g. hardware, software, business unit applications, and systems tools.). Knows and understands the business supported and acts on legal issues in the context of business objectives and initiatives. Looks for new and innovative ways to achieve business legal objectives. Gains, absorbs and applies new information to identify and address own learning and development needs to keep skills current. Demonstrates behavior that causes individual to be perceived as responsible, reliable and trustworthy, including a strong work ethic and attention to detail.
 
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Contracts Counsel
Refer job# ZZMJ165000
 
Contracts Counsel Duties: Counsel enterprise sales clients concerning legal and business matters arising from service agreements among Verizon Business Group, its affiliates and their customers. Review, draft and negotiate numerous complex contracts simultaneously, including service agreements, non-standard nondisclosure agreements, complex statements of work, and ancillary legal documents. Ensure that all transactions are legally sound and comply with all Verizon policies and practices and all applicable laws, rules, and regulations. Provide legal analysis and counsel for complex enterprise sales bids. Support the Legal Department with ongoing and special initiatives, including process improvement, template development, and training initiatives. Maintain excellent working relationships with Sales and Finance clients, Verizon legal colleagues, other internal stakeholders, and customers, and ensure that the clients legal needs are fully satisfied.

Qualifications: JD degree and 6+ years of relevant work experience. Bar membership and needed licenses. 5+ years of relevant and recent legal experience in a similar work environment (i.e., law firm, government, or fast-paced in-house corporate legal department). Preferred: Experience drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, developing responses to proposals, and supporting internal Sales clients. Demonstrated ability to work with multiple internal and external groups simultaneously to quickly achieve common goals. Well-honed project management and organizational skills to manage multiple transactions in a timely and accurate manner with high attention to detail. Ability to interact comfortably with personnel in various roles and levels across the organization, and to enforce legal requirements without alienating clients. Proven ability to issue-spot and to develop and lead the implementation of creative solutions. Self-starter who takes initiative to develop, lead, and implement special projects. Exceptionally strong written and oral communication skills. Proficient computer skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, MS Office, etc.), and the ability to learn and work in Verizon contracting and workflow reporting systems. Willingness to learn G-Suite. Knowledge of the telecommunications or technology industry. Strong knowledge of intellectual property and privacy law.
 
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Associate Corporate Counsel, Intellectual Property
Refer job# VWTC165015
 
Associate Corporate Counsel, Intellectual Property Responsibilities: Serve as the Proteovant's intellectual property point person. Educate the team on policies and procedures related to intellectual property creation and protection, update corporate policies and practices and ensure they are in-line with best practices. Manage the use of external legal counsel globally. Manage day-to-day email communications from external legal counsel. Run all patent and trademark committee meetings. Maintain patent and trademark prosecution docket. Coordinate patent freedom-to-operate assessments. Coordinate and manage all new intellectual property filings including advising team on timing and content for filings. Manage patent invention disclosure reporting. Manage all internal communication and coordination with external legal counsel. Provide input on strategies for US and foreign patent portfolios to strengthen and extend the company's intellectual property position. and track competitive patent filings, work with strategy team to incorporate learning in the broader competitive landscape. Work with business development colleagues as related to any partnership/deal related intellectual property matters. Review IP related aspects on term sheets and draft agreements. Generate due diligence memorandums for potential acquisitions.

Qualifications: A Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an ABA accredited law school, admission to practice law in a U.S. jurisdiction (New York state preferred) with the ability to qualify for additional in-house licenses as needed. Strong academic credentials, graduate level degree in a relevant scientific background preferred. Must have 3+ years of experience (post bar exam) practicing biopharmaceutical intellectual property. Experience in both US & international PCT applications. In-house at a biopharmaceutical company OR at a top law firm, preferably representing a large biopharmaceutical client. Experience with IP management and IP renewal platforms. Experience in patent preparation, U.S. and foreign prosecution, IP due diligence, and strategic counseling. Experience reviewing and interpreting material transfer agreements, collaboration agreements, and license agreements. Enthusiasm for collaborating closely with R&D members in a high-science environment and contribute to seamless integration of BD, R&D and all key functions. Strong verbal and written communication skills, including excellent presentation, facilitation and listening skills. Detail-oriented, self-initiating, organized, and capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously and independently. Demonstrate ability to prioritize work in complex and time-sensitive situations. Ability to execute tactically as well as work strategically with our executive leadership team. Demonstrate ability to operate successfully within a dynamic team culture and changing environment.
 
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Counsel, Corporate & Securities
Refer job# GKKI164949
 
Counsel, Corporate & Securities Duties: Legal support for the Board of Directors and its committees, including conducting research and drafting substantive materials; distributing materials and coordinating other aspects of Board and committee meetings; handling various between-meeting Board and committee activities; and assisting with the director compensation program. Advising on, drafting and submitting SEC filings and other public disclosures, including Proxy Statements, Registration Statements, Section 16 beneficial ownership reports and Current Reports on Form 8-K; advising on compliance with Regulation FD. Advising on compliance with NASDAQ listing standards and managing NASDAQ submissions. Advising on Delaware law compliance as it relates to corporate governance. Managing various general corporate matters, including organizing the annual meeting of stockholders and related stockholder communication and voting matters, and assisting on the company's D&O insurance program. Drafting and negotiating commercial agreements in these areas. Monitoring and assessing regulatory developments and best practices in disclosure, corporate governance and securities laws, and developing appropriate implementation strategies. Supporting other members of the team, including the VP, Counsel, on the company's quarterly earnings process, Annual Reports on Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and other related matters. Providing such other assistance and support as may be required from time to time in areas outside of those specified above.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited law school. Admitted to practice law in New York State and in good standing; or qualified to promptly register as in-house counsel in New York State. 3+ years relevant experience, including advising publicly-held companies. Additional Qualifications: Excellent analytical, oral and written skills, with ability to analyze and apply complex laws and regulations and communicate clearly and effectively with clients and colleagues at all levels. High ethical standards and trustworthiness with confidential matters. Demonstrated success advising clients at a major law firm and/or in an in-house position, with experience meeting with and providing direct consultation to clients. Excellent interpersonal skills and highly team-oriented. Excellent work ethic, detail-oriented organizational skills and able to manage numerous projects simultaneously in a demanding, fast-paced environment. Experience in 162(m) and 409A compliance highly valuable.
 
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Commercial Contracts Counsel
Refer job# ZTRM164908
 
Commercial Contracts Counsel The candidate will be drafting, reviewing and negotiating a broad range of commercial contracts. Collaborating with and advising internal teams on commercial contract matters. Providing an accurate and timely review of contracts. Proactively resolving legal issues and mitigating legal risk. Should have 8+ years of experience with at least 5 years in-house. Juris Doctorate degree required. Experience in the financial services industry. Previous commercial contracts experience. Must possess effective communication skills. Must be able to learn quickly and work as part of a team. Ability to exercise good judgment and decision-making skills. Self-motivated with a strong work ethic and the ability to work independently to meet deadlines.
 
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Privacy Counsel / Senior Privacy Counsel
Refer job# ALIU164909
 
Privacy Counsel / Senior Privacy Counsel Responsibilities: Ensure's compliance with the EU GDPR, ePrivacy Directive, CCPA, CPRA, COPPA, CDPA, CPA, VPPA, and an ever-evolving patchwork of global data protection and privacy laws such as the PDPA and LGPD. Oversee policy work related to privacy, including industry leadership in IAB, NAI, DAA, and PRAM working groups, lobbying regulators and legislators, and drafting position papers and contract templates in working groups. Build privacy compliance program outside of technical implementation of the IAB CCPA Framework/LSPA and IAB TCF 2.0. Assist product teams with privacy reviews, open licensing matters, regulatory issues, and privacy/security by design. Support the continuous improvement of legal processes and corporate governance.

Qualifications: J.D. from an accredited law school and member in good standing of a state bar (CA and NY preferred). Must have 4-8 years of relevant experience (law firm and in house). Strong data protection and privacy experience, in depth knowledge of the GDPR, ePD, CCPA, CPRA, COPPA, VPPA, and other statutes. Product counseling in a technology company preferred. Ability to design and implement privacy compliance programs. Excellent communication (verbal and written) and drafting skills. Strong work ethic with high level of productivity while still maintaining a high level of attention to detail. Strong personal integrity. Sense of humor preferred.
 
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Global Compliance And Data Privacy Attorney
Refer job# KAPI164914
 
Global Compliance and Data Privacy Attorney Responsibilities: Establishes a clear structure of accountability for the compliance and data privacy programs at HC, with reporting back to parent News Corp. Designs and prepares policies and processes for HC globally and/or at an office level. Manages policy and procedure reviews and enhancements. Assists with News Corp global compliance and data privacy training content, as well as conducts HC-specific trainings, as appropriate. Designs due diligence processes with respect to third party vendors and potential acquisitions. Implements the News Corp Investigations and Remediations Protocol. Ensures that risk assessments are conducted with regard to specific risks, including, e.g., sanctions, modern slavery and anti-bribery. Implements relevant data privacy requirements and related procedures. Manages potential data breaches. Identifies potential areas of compliance and privacy risks and anticipates legal and regulatory changes. Designs, implements, and documents an effective monitoring plan.

Qualifications: Must have 7 plus years of relevant experience in compliance, data privacy, or related areas. Substantive knowledge and experience with US, Canadian, and European/UK data privacy and protection laws. Publishing experience is preferred, but not required. Excellent legal and business judgment with sound analytical skills. Management and problem-solving skills. Ability to travel and work in multiple time zones.
 
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Corporate Securities and Finance Counsel
Refer job# HLND164923
 
Corporate Securities and Finance Counsel The candidate will primarily focus on ensuring compliance with SEC and NYSE rules and regulations, general corporate governance matters, and advising the corporate finance and tax departments on a wide range of matters. Will ensure compliance with SEC and NYSE rules and regulations, including the '33 and '34 Act (including by advising and preparing necessary materials relating to all public filings, including 10-Ks, 10-Qs, Proxy Statements, 8-Ks, Section 16 filings and Registration Statements). Advise on securities law issues, including with regard to corporate insider trading policy and Regulation FD. Advise on corporate governance matters and maintain corporate governance documents. Advise on corporate compensation matters, including with regard to equity and compensation programs. Monitor voting guidelines of proxy advisory firms and institutional investors. Provide oversight (including preparation of applicable documentation) of Rule 10b5-1 trading plans. Provide oversight of the subsidiary management function. Work with the finance group, including with regard to credit facilities. Work with the tax group, including with regard to reorganization transactions. Assist other members of the legal team and corporate management on a broad range of corporate legal matters as necessary. Must have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school with 6+ years of practical legal experience working on corporate securities and finance matters. Should preferably be a graduate of a top-tier law school. In-house experience is desired.
 
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