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Assistant General Counsel - Litigation

New York City NY Assistant General Counsel - Litigation Duties: Represent and its professionals in legal proceedings, including supervision and support of outside counsel in the defense or prosecution of legal proceedings, and provide legal advice to the Firm and its leaders related to issues arising in those proceedings. Develop, implement and manage, on a day-to-day basis, strategies and tactics to defend litigation claims and regulatory investigations and bring them to a successful and cost-effective resolution. Report to and consult with the General Counsel and Deputy General Counsel-Litigation on issues arising in litigation and regulatory matters. Supervise and work collaboratively with outside counsel, and other members of OGC, to deliver the highest quality legal representation to the Firm and its leaders.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited law school, as well as licensed to practice in the jurisdiction of his/her residence/office. 10+ years of experience with a well-regarded law firm in the defense of complex civil litigations, including trials or arbitrations, and defending regulatory investigations involving accounting firms, similar professional organizations or financial institutions (including, e.g., defense of professional malpractice and/or securities laws claims and responding to investigations by the SEC, PCAOB, Internal Revenue Service, and law enforcement agencies). Experience with the Division of Enforcement of either the SEC or PCAOB or a similar regulatory or law enforcement agency directing investigations focusing on accounting or other professional liability issues preferred, but not required. Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines with consistently high-quality work product and results. Exceptional analytical, writing, interpersonal, communication and oral advocacy skills.
Legal 10 - 0 Full-time 2018-02-19

Attorney, Insurance Defense - No-Fault/PIP

New Hyde Park NY Attorney, Insurance Defense - No-Fault/PIP The candidate will provide legal representation to Progressive insureds and/or to the Progressive Insurance Companies before courts and arbitration panels in all aspects of litigation. Will handle own cases from beginning to end, prepare legal pleadings, motions, statements, trial briefs and be involved in negotiating settlements. Work closely with the customers and claims team to ensure all appropriate defenses are leveraged to reach positive outcomes. Should have a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school. Must be a Member in good standing of the New York Bar. Should preferably have 3 years of No-Fault/PIP litigation experience. Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2018-02-19

Litigation Counsel

New York City NY Litigation Counsel The candidate will be responsible for managing all litigation matters and regulatory actions that firm's might encounter. Will also partner with the business teams to identify potential litigation risks and solutions. Take on a leadership role within the legal team and work closely with firm's senior management to build the strategic roadmap for regulatory licensing of firm's s existing and future product offerings. Manage initial investigation and categorization of claims, and develop and drive strategy for response to litigation and regulatory actions. Identify potential litigation and regulatory risk and counsel the business to minimize exposure. Supervise and manage outside counsel to ensure that all aspects of firm's legal representation are of the highest quality, including overall strategy and the day-to-day running of matters. Refine and further develop corporate wide systems, technologies, processes and procedures for the identification and cost-efficient management of litigation and litigation-related risk. Coordinate with customer service and compliance teams to develop best practices on issue mitigation and complaint response to prevent litigation or consumer protection complaints before they arise.

The candidate must have 5+ years experience at a regulated consumer financial services company, top tier law firm, and/or government agency. Must have significant experience drafting responses to demand letters, responses to subpoenas from government agencies and managing related processes. Passion and depth of experience with blockchain technology is preferred; willingness to learn more about blockchain technology and cryptocurrency is required. Superior communication skills are crucial. Must be comfortable providing legal guidance on short timelines and with limited information and then helping to execute on the business decision even if it involves legal risks.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2018-02-17

Employment Attorney

New York City NY Employment Attorney The candidate will provide practical legal counsel to Human Resources and business executives on broad range of employment matters on day-to-day employee issues relating to recruiting, hiring, performance management, compensation, wage and hour, leaves of absence, return to work and accommodation issues, benefits, terminations, confidentiality and non-competition agreements, and other global employment-related topics; Review and preparation of employee agreements, performance documentation and separation documents; Conduct, direct or support the conduct of, factual reviews and investigations and responses to agency claims and/or demand letters; Develop, revise and implement employment policies and training solutions; Provide support and thought leadership for EEO and inclusion and diversity initiatives; Represent the company before state and federal agencies, and assist with litigation/arbitrations; Support of Human Resources in respect of vendor agreements and client RFP process; Operate with utmost discretion and confidentiality; Assist with Human Resources-related elements of strategic transactions / acquisitions, including: Due Diligence (with regard to employment-related issues); Negotiation/Drafting of employment-related reps and covenants in M&A deals; Interface with outside M&A and employment counsel on M&A transactions; and Pre/Post-Close Implementation.

The candidate must have 8+ years experience in employment-related laws and regulations with direct counseling experience to business executives, with preference given to experience in: financial services industry; and OFCCP federal contractor / affirmative action legal requirements. Experience with international employment laws is a plus. Should have significant subject matter experience in risk mitigation related to employee-life cycle events (hiring, employee relations, performance management, terminations and workforce reductions). Project management experience is essential. Major law firm experience preferred; and JD degree and member of the New York Bar.
Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2018-02-17

VP Corporate Attorney: Data Strategy, Transactions and Solutions

New York City NY VP Corporate Attorney: Data Strategy, Transactions and Solutions Responsibilities: Work with senior attorneys and business team members to evaluate, analyze and frame challenges. Support the business development and product development processes by providing key inputs and advice, particularly with respect to the analysis of critical data dependencies that impact technology and platform development, core innovation, model development and investment operations. Analyze, present and advise legal and business teams on corporate and business law issues as well as commercial and operational risk management. Structure, draft and negotiate inbound data license arrangements with a wide range of providers with the ability to think through problems beyond the immediate transaction. Work collaboratively with the broader Solutions legal team by sharing knowledge, seeking connectivity, and relating your specific area of expertise to the group s broader business contribution. Understand and help business teams execute on their data-driven strategies, including by developing a working understanding of technology environments, data deployment, and evaluating how specific data needs reconcile with broader data strategies.

Requirements: JD Degree with 3+ years of experience, preferably at a major law firm (secondment experience a plus) or in-house at a corporate legal department. Experience in, or demonstrated intellectual curiosity about investment management and wealth management industry, financial modeling technology, platform technologies and use of data and data science in the delivery of hosted, cloud-based, web and mobile solutions. Strong analytical, communication and organizational capabilities, typically drawn from corporate transactional, contracts negotiation and/or commercial transaction experience, preferably with background in licensing and intellectual property related matters. Ability to work in a fast-paced and business-oriented environment with business groups, learn business requirements quickly, analyze legal and commercial risks and propose creative, business-oriented solutions. Ability to interact directly with internal business managers and subject matter experts to address the needs of a strategic business initiatives in a thoughtful and practical manner. Working understanding of asset and investment management business, technology platforms, information technology systems and financial markets. Ability to effectively integrate with a global team of highly collaborative and collegial attorneys, and to assess, calibrate, communicate and handle evolving priorities in a dynamic and intellectually stimulating environment.
Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2018-02-16

Corporate Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, Annuities And Variable Life Products Group

New York City NY Corporate Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, Annuities and Variable Life Products Group Duties: Provide legal counsel to Life & Long Term Care, Advanced Markets Network and Retail Annuities for variable universal life insurance, bank-owned life insurance ( BOLI ), corporate-owned life insurance ( COLI ) and variable annuity product development (e.g., reviewing design documents and policy forms, negotiating participation agreements, negotiating intracompany agreements, preparing/amending separate account plans of operations, drafting prospectuses and filing registration statements and related correspondence with the SEC). Provide legal counsel to Life & Long Term Care, Advanced Markets Network, Retail Annuities, Corporate Compliance, Office of Governmental Affairs, Corporate Financial Department and Service for existing variable product (including COLI and BOLI) administration (e.g., sales material, service issues, regulatory developments, financial statement disclosure issues, policy owner complaints, product enhancements, and annual and semi-annual reports). Revise and maintain registration statements and prospectuses for existing variable products (e.g., prepare and file prospectus supplements and annual updates to the variable universal life, COLI and variable annuity prospectuses). Advise on structuring private placement VUL, including negotiation of hedge fund offerings, including preparation of offering documents for the same. Provide advice with respect to regulatory developments (state or federal) that could impact variable universal life, COLI, BOLI and variable or fixed annuity products, including participation in industry group discussions.

Qualifications: JD Degree. Admitted to the New York Bar. 3+ years relevant experience in law firm and/or corporate law department. Demonstrated expertise in variable universal life, variable annuity, and fixed products is preferred. Strong oral communication, writing and client facing skills.
Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2018-02-16

Senior Counsel, Privacy & Data Protection (Advisers)

Purchase NY Senior Counsel, Privacy & Data Protection (Advisers) Duties: Enabling the development of scalable information-based products and solutions, including complex algorithmic products and models, for Advisors business verticals while ensuring compliance with corporate standards and global privacy and data protection laws; ensuring new products and services comply with laws including GLBA, FCRA, and ECOA, and coordinating with regional counsel to ensure compliance with other laws including the EU General Data Protection Regulation ( GDPR ); partnering with business verticals and commercial legal teams on product development from the earliest stages using privacy by design methodologies; providing guidance for the development of data analytics products based on global standards for anonymization and pseudonymization; developing requirements for complex technical infrastructure necessary to support privacy-compliant data analytics and analytical environments, including anonymized environments; identifying business requirements resulting from new and evolving privacy laws and regulations; educating the business on legal developments and controls for the development of data analytics products; and providing guidance and thought leadership on topics including the use of emerging technologies in a privacy-compliant manner.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required STEM degree a plus. JD Degree required. Privacy and data protection experience required. Legal experience in data analytics or big data. Member of the New York State Bar. Expertise in global privacy and data regulatory laws and frameworks; Demonstrated experience and technical familiarity with data analytics, computer science, and/or mathematics; Experience in pseudonymization, anonymization, and de-identification methodologies, including infrastructure requirements; Knowledge of North American credit laws; Familiarity with the financial services industry; Familiarity with emerging technologies and associated privacy implications; Strong analytic capabilities and written and oral communication skills; Exceptional interpersonal skills with proven experience in relationship building and partnering with legal, business, and technical colleagues; and Ability to motivate and influence highly-skilled professionals to achieve major organizational goals.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2018-02-14

Employment Counsel

New York City NY Employment Counsel The candidate will report to the Vice President and Assistant General Counsel (employment). Will handle legal matters primarily related to human resources, employment and ethics compliance, and employee relations. Provide preventive, proactive legal advice on a broad range of employment practice topics, including discrimination, harassment, wrongful discharge, performance management, employee discipline and separations, workplace investigations, severance programs, leaves of absence and accommodations, recruiting, hiring, benefits, wage and hour, compensation, employment and separation agreements, unemployment and workers compensation, and immigration issues. Working with the Company s Talent and Inclusion Department, develop and maintain human resources policies, procedures, and other documentation related to human resources and workforce management. Regularly prepare training materials and conduct training sessions regarding employment best practices. Keep abreast of legal decisions, statutory changes and other developments, and advise clients on same. As needed, consult on international employment issues, working with the Company s international human resources staff and local. Assist with various complex and/or sensitive projects, as assigned. Undergraduate and JD degrees from recognized institutions is desired. Must be a member of the New York Bar is essential. Previous in-house experience, particularly with unionized workforces, is preferred. 6- 10 years of experience in the areas of employment law, with sufficient experience to handle role responsibilities with a minimum of supervision. Legal 6 - 10 Full-time 2018-02-14

Labor And Employment Counsel

New York City NY Labor and Employment Counsel The candidate will interface with members of the company s executive, fulfillment, operations and HR teams, at headquarters and the company s fulfillment centers throughout the country, including in California, to manage and execute on a broad range of employment practices initiatives in the areas of recruiting, hiring, benefits, compensation, performance, discipline and separations, internal investigations, leaves of absence, employee relations, discrimination, harassment, workplace privacy, wage and hour compliance, restrictive covenant compliance, contingent and temporary worker matters, regulatory compliance and employment matters risk management, among others. Serving as the subject matter expert in all areas of federal and state (including California) labor and employment laws, including Title VII, FMLA, NLRA, ADA, FLSA, ADEA, WARN and OSHA, among others. Ensuring compliance with all applicable federal, state and local employment practices laws, rules and regulations. Providing strategic legal counsel and risk management advice to management and HR and executing on a wide variety of HR and employment practices matters, including in respect of recruiting, hiring, benefits, compensation, performance, discipline and separations (voluntary and involuntary), internal investigations, leaves of absence, employee/labor relations, discrimination, harassment, workplace privacy, wage and hour compliance, restrictive covenant compliance, contingent worker matters, regulatory compliance and employment matters risk management. Conducting internal investigations in respect of allegations of violations of company policies and labor and employment laws, managing employee complaints, grievances and disputes, interpreting and providing guidance on employment-related contract provisions, enforcing restrictive covenant compliance, supporting the company s positive employee relations initiatives, supervising union organizing campaigns to the extent necessary, drafting and negotiating a variety of employment-related agreements, and responding to all manner of inquiries from management and HR relating to labor and employment matters on a daily basis, among other activities. Leading the Legal team s efforts in the preparation, implementation and refinement of best-in-class labor- and employment-related practices, policies, guidelines, tools, programs and forms that align with the company s employee engagement strategy, values and business goals. Preparing and conducting regular employee and management trainings on relevant matters, and managing company training programs in conjunction with HR. Representing and defending the company as necessary in front of applicable federal, state and local regulatory and enforcement authorities, including NLRB, EEOC, OSHA, state FEPAs, CalDOSH, NYDHR and other governmental employment agencies, and against claims or charges brought against it in federal and state court, arbitration and governmental proceedings. Monitoring and assessing the impact of legal and regulatory developments and enforcement trends at a state and federal level. Counseling management and HR on new or pending federal and state legislation, laws, rules and regulations and industry developments and trends that affect the company and its operations. Efficiently managing outside counsel with an eye toward minimizing outside counsel expense and meeting budget. Providing substantive support for the rest of the Legal team as needed, including strategic transactions. Engaging in or leading various other Legal projects and duties as needed.

The candidate must have JD degree from a top law school with exceptional academic credentials and 9-12 years of relevant experience gained at a leading law firm and in-house (ideally at a large manufacturing or CPG company) in roles of increasing responsibility. Should be admitted, active and in good standing with the New York State Bar.
Legal 9 - 12 Full-time 2018-02-13

Vice President Corporate Counsel

New York City NY Vice President Corporate Counsel The candidate will report directly to the SVP and be responsible for firm's employment law and litigation matters. Will partner closely with firm's Human Resources department and leaders across the organization. Provide legal counsel and strategic advice to the firm on employment law and related matters, human resources policies, procedures, agreements and other documentation related to human resources and workforce management. Provide counsel and direction related to areas of recruiting, hiring, performance, discipline and separations, internal investigations, leaves of absence, employee relations, discrimination, harassment, workplace privacy, wage and hour compliance, restrictive covenant compliance, contingent and temporary worker matters, and employment matters risk management, among others. Serve as the subject matter authority in all areas of federal and state (including California) employment laws, including Title VII, FMLA, ADA, FLSA, ADEA, WARN and OSHA, among others. Ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state and local employment practices laws, rules and regulations. Conduct internal investigations in respect of allegations of violations of company policies and employment laws, interpreting and providing guidance on employment-related contract provisions, ensuring restrictive covenant compliance, drafting and negotiating a variety of employment-related agreements, and responding to all manner of inquiries from management and HR relating to employment matters daily, among other activities. Monitor and assess the impact of legal and regulatory developments and implementation trends at a state and federal level. Counsel management and HR on new or pending federal and state legislation, laws, rules and regulations. Provide substantive support for the rest of the Legal team as needed, including strategic transactions. Engage in or lead various other Legal projects and duties as needed.

The candidate should be licensed to practice law and a member in good standing in the state/jurisdiction. Must have 5 years of recent, meaningful and broad employment litigation experience, as well as significant advice and counsel experience in a major law firm, large in-house setting or equivalent. Proven knowledge of state and federal employment discrimination and other employment-related statutes, as well as common law employment claims required. Experience handling full range of employment issues, including performance management, employee discipline, termination, severance, workplace investigations, policy development, employment agreements, FLSA, FMLA, wage and hour issues, workplace accommodations, applications, training, and incentive pay is needed. Strong organizational skills and ability to handle high volume and balance opposing demands required. Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Experience advising and working on mergers, acquisitions and other transactions preferred.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2018-02-13
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Assistant General Counsel - Litigation
Refer job# NCUY137723
 
Assistant General Counsel - Litigation Duties: Represent and its professionals in legal proceedings, including supervision and support of outside counsel in the defense or prosecution of legal proceedings, and provide legal advice to the Firm and its leaders related to issues arising in those proceedings. Develop, implement and manage, on a day-to-day basis, strategies and tactics to defend litigation claims and regulatory investigations and bring them to a successful and cost-effective resolution. Report to and consult with the General Counsel and Deputy General Counsel-Litigation on issues arising in litigation and regulatory matters. Supervise and work collaboratively with outside counsel, and other members of OGC, to deliver the highest quality legal representation to the Firm and its leaders.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited law school, as well as licensed to practice in the jurisdiction of his/her residence/office. 10+ years of experience with a well-regarded law firm in the defense of complex civil litigations, including trials or arbitrations, and defending regulatory investigations involving accounting firms, similar professional organizations or financial institutions (including, e.g., defense of professional malpractice and/or securities laws claims and responding to investigations by the SEC, PCAOB, Internal Revenue Service, and law enforcement agencies). Experience with the Division of Enforcement of either the SEC or PCAOB or a similar regulatory or law enforcement agency directing investigations focusing on accounting or other professional liability issues preferred, but not required. Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines with consistently high-quality work product and results. Exceptional analytical, writing, interpersonal, communication and oral advocacy skills.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Attorney, Insurance Defense - No-Fault/PIP
Refer job# ARBZ137726
 
Attorney, Insurance Defense - No-Fault/PIP The candidate will provide legal representation to Progressive insureds and/or to the Progressive Insurance Companies before courts and arbitration panels in all aspects of litigation. Will handle own cases from beginning to end, prepare legal pleadings, motions, statements, trial briefs and be involved in negotiating settlements. Work closely with the customers and claims team to ensure all appropriate defenses are leveraged to reach positive outcomes. Should have a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school. Must be a Member in good standing of the New York Bar. Should preferably have 3 years of No-Fault/PIP litigation experience.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Litigation Counsel
Refer job# DYNQ137711
 
Litigation Counsel The candidate will be responsible for managing all litigation matters and regulatory actions that firm's might encounter. Will also partner with the business teams to identify potential litigation risks and solutions. Take on a leadership role within the legal team and work closely with firm's senior management to build the strategic roadmap for regulatory licensing of firm's s existing and future product offerings. Manage initial investigation and categorization of claims, and develop and drive strategy for response to litigation and regulatory actions. Identify potential litigation and regulatory risk and counsel the business to minimize exposure. Supervise and manage outside counsel to ensure that all aspects of firm's legal representation are of the highest quality, including overall strategy and the day-to-day running of matters. Refine and further develop corporate wide systems, technologies, processes and procedures for the identification and cost-efficient management of litigation and litigation-related risk. Coordinate with customer service and compliance teams to develop best practices on issue mitigation and complaint response to prevent litigation or consumer protection complaints before they arise.

The candidate must have 5+ years experience at a regulated consumer financial services company, top tier law firm, and/or government agency. Must have significant experience drafting responses to demand letters, responses to subpoenas from government agencies and managing related processes. Passion and depth of experience with blockchain technology is preferred; willingness to learn more about blockchain technology and cryptocurrency is required. Superior communication skills are crucial. Must be comfortable providing legal guidance on short timelines and with limited information and then helping to execute on the business decision even if it involves legal risks.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Employment Attorney
Refer job# HQRM137713
 
Employment Attorney The candidate will provide practical legal counsel to Human Resources and business executives on broad range of employment matters on day-to-day employee issues relating to recruiting, hiring, performance management, compensation, wage and hour, leaves of absence, return to work and accommodation issues, benefits, terminations, confidentiality and non-competition agreements, and other global employment-related topics; Review and preparation of employee agreements, performance documentation and separation documents; Conduct, direct or support the conduct of, factual reviews and investigations and responses to agency claims and/or demand letters; Develop, revise and implement employment policies and training solutions; Provide support and thought leadership for EEO and inclusion and diversity initiatives; Represent the company before state and federal agencies, and assist with litigation/arbitrations; Support of Human Resources in respect of vendor agreements and client RFP process; Operate with utmost discretion and confidentiality; Assist with Human Resources-related elements of strategic transactions / acquisitions, including: Due Diligence (with regard to employment-related issues); Negotiation/Drafting of employment-related reps and covenants in M&A deals; Interface with outside M&A and employment counsel on M&A transactions; and Pre/Post-Close Implementation.

The candidate must have 8+ years experience in employment-related laws and regulations with direct counseling experience to business executives, with preference given to experience in: financial services industry; and OFCCP federal contractor / affirmative action legal requirements. Experience with international employment laws is a plus. Should have significant subject matter experience in risk mitigation related to employee-life cycle events (hiring, employee relations, performance management, terminations and workforce reductions). Project management experience is essential. Major law firm experience preferred; and JD degree and member of the New York Bar.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
VP Corporate Attorney: Data Strategy, Transactions and Solutions
Refer job# BFHX137697
 
VP Corporate Attorney: Data Strategy, Transactions and Solutions Responsibilities: Work with senior attorneys and business team members to evaluate, analyze and frame challenges. Support the business development and product development processes by providing key inputs and advice, particularly with respect to the analysis of critical data dependencies that impact technology and platform development, core innovation, model development and investment operations. Analyze, present and advise legal and business teams on corporate and business law issues as well as commercial and operational risk management. Structure, draft and negotiate inbound data license arrangements with a wide range of providers with the ability to think through problems beyond the immediate transaction. Work collaboratively with the broader Solutions legal team by sharing knowledge, seeking connectivity, and relating your specific area of expertise to the group s broader business contribution. Understand and help business teams execute on their data-driven strategies, including by developing a working understanding of technology environments, data deployment, and evaluating how specific data needs reconcile with broader data strategies.

Requirements: JD Degree with 3+ years of experience, preferably at a major law firm (secondment experience a plus) or in-house at a corporate legal department. Experience in, or demonstrated intellectual curiosity about investment management and wealth management industry, financial modeling technology, platform technologies and use of data and data science in the delivery of hosted, cloud-based, web and mobile solutions. Strong analytical, communication and organizational capabilities, typically drawn from corporate transactional, contracts negotiation and/or commercial transaction experience, preferably with background in licensing and intellectual property related matters. Ability to work in a fast-paced and business-oriented environment with business groups, learn business requirements quickly, analyze legal and commercial risks and propose creative, business-oriented solutions. Ability to interact directly with internal business managers and subject matter experts to address the needs of a strategic business initiatives in a thoughtful and practical manner. Working understanding of asset and investment management business, technology platforms, information technology systems and financial markets. Ability to effectively integrate with a global team of highly collaborative and collegial attorneys, and to assess, calibrate, communicate and handle evolving priorities in a dynamic and intellectually stimulating environment.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Corporate Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, Annuities And Variable Life Products Group
Refer job# RDRJ137700
 
Corporate Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, Annuities and Variable Life Products Group Duties: Provide legal counsel to Life & Long Term Care, Advanced Markets Network and Retail Annuities for variable universal life insurance, bank-owned life insurance ( BOLI ), corporate-owned life insurance ( COLI ) and variable annuity product development (e.g., reviewing design documents and policy forms, negotiating participation agreements, negotiating intracompany agreements, preparing/amending separate account plans of operations, drafting prospectuses and filing registration statements and related correspondence with the SEC). Provide legal counsel to Life & Long Term Care, Advanced Markets Network, Retail Annuities, Corporate Compliance, Office of Governmental Affairs, Corporate Financial Department and Service for existing variable product (including COLI and BOLI) administration (e.g., sales material, service issues, regulatory developments, financial statement disclosure issues, policy owner complaints, product enhancements, and annual and semi-annual reports). Revise and maintain registration statements and prospectuses for existing variable products (e.g., prepare and file prospectus supplements and annual updates to the variable universal life, COLI and variable annuity prospectuses). Advise on structuring private placement VUL, including negotiation of hedge fund offerings, including preparation of offering documents for the same. Provide advice with respect to regulatory developments (state or federal) that could impact variable universal life, COLI, BOLI and variable or fixed annuity products, including participation in industry group discussions.

Qualifications: JD Degree. Admitted to the New York Bar. 3+ years relevant experience in law firm and/or corporate law department. Demonstrated expertise in variable universal life, variable annuity, and fixed products is preferred. Strong oral communication, writing and client facing skills.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Senior Counsel, Privacy & Data Protection (Advisers)
Refer job# MDUZ137657
 
Senior Counsel, Privacy & Data Protection (Advisers) Duties: Enabling the development of scalable information-based products and solutions, including complex algorithmic products and models, for Advisors business verticals while ensuring compliance with corporate standards and global privacy and data protection laws; ensuring new products and services comply with laws including GLBA, FCRA, and ECOA, and coordinating with regional counsel to ensure compliance with other laws including the EU General Data Protection Regulation ( GDPR ); partnering with business verticals and commercial legal teams on product development from the earliest stages using privacy by design methodologies; providing guidance for the development of data analytics products based on global standards for anonymization and pseudonymization; developing requirements for complex technical infrastructure necessary to support privacy-compliant data analytics and analytical environments, including anonymized environments; identifying business requirements resulting from new and evolving privacy laws and regulations; educating the business on legal developments and controls for the development of data analytics products; and providing guidance and thought leadership on topics including the use of emerging technologies in a privacy-compliant manner.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required STEM degree a plus. JD Degree required. Privacy and data protection experience required. Legal experience in data analytics or big data. Member of the New York State Bar. Expertise in global privacy and data regulatory laws and frameworks; Demonstrated experience and technical familiarity with data analytics, computer science, and/or mathematics; Experience in pseudonymization, anonymization, and de-identification methodologies, including infrastructure requirements; Knowledge of North American credit laws; Familiarity with the financial services industry; Familiarity with emerging technologies and associated privacy implications; Strong analytic capabilities and written and oral communication skills; Exceptional interpersonal skills with proven experience in relationship building and partnering with legal, business, and technical colleagues; and Ability to motivate and influence highly-skilled professionals to achieve major organizational goals.
 
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Employment Counsel
Refer job# SGUR137661
 
Employment Counsel The candidate will report to the Vice President and Assistant General Counsel (employment). Will handle legal matters primarily related to human resources, employment and ethics compliance, and employee relations. Provide preventive, proactive legal advice on a broad range of employment practice topics, including discrimination, harassment, wrongful discharge, performance management, employee discipline and separations, workplace investigations, severance programs, leaves of absence and accommodations, recruiting, hiring, benefits, wage and hour, compensation, employment and separation agreements, unemployment and workers compensation, and immigration issues. Working with the Company s Talent and Inclusion Department, develop and maintain human resources policies, procedures, and other documentation related to human resources and workforce management. Regularly prepare training materials and conduct training sessions regarding employment best practices. Keep abreast of legal decisions, statutory changes and other developments, and advise clients on same. As needed, consult on international employment issues, working with the Company s international human resources staff and local. Assist with various complex and/or sensitive projects, as assigned. Undergraduate and JD degrees from recognized institutions is desired. Must be a member of the New York Bar is essential. Previous in-house experience, particularly with unionized workforces, is preferred. 6- 10 years of experience in the areas of employment law, with sufficient experience to handle role responsibilities with a minimum of supervision.
 
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Labor And Employment Counsel
Refer job# FLKQ137630
 
Labor and Employment Counsel The candidate will interface with members of the company s executive, fulfillment, operations and HR teams, at headquarters and the company s fulfillment centers throughout the country, including in California, to manage and execute on a broad range of employment practices initiatives in the areas of recruiting, hiring, benefits, compensation, performance, discipline and separations, internal investigations, leaves of absence, employee relations, discrimination, harassment, workplace privacy, wage and hour compliance, restrictive covenant compliance, contingent and temporary worker matters, regulatory compliance and employment matters risk management, among others. Serving as the subject matter expert in all areas of federal and state (including California) labor and employment laws, including Title VII, FMLA, NLRA, ADA, FLSA, ADEA, WARN and OSHA, among others. Ensuring compliance with all applicable federal, state and local employment practices laws, rules and regulations. Providing strategic legal counsel and risk management advice to management and HR and executing on a wide variety of HR and employment practices matters, including in respect of recruiting, hiring, benefits, compensation, performance, discipline and separations (voluntary and involuntary), internal investigations, leaves of absence, employee/labor relations, discrimination, harassment, workplace privacy, wage and hour compliance, restrictive covenant compliance, contingent worker matters, regulatory compliance and employment matters risk management. Conducting internal investigations in respect of allegations of violations of company policies and labor and employment laws, managing employee complaints, grievances and disputes, interpreting and providing guidance on employment-related contract provisions, enforcing restrictive covenant compliance, supporting the company s positive employee relations initiatives, supervising union organizing campaigns to the extent necessary, drafting and negotiating a variety of employment-related agreements, and responding to all manner of inquiries from management and HR relating to labor and employment matters on a daily basis, among other activities. Leading the Legal team s efforts in the preparation, implementation and refinement of best-in-class labor- and employment-related practices, policies, guidelines, tools, programs and forms that align with the company s employee engagement strategy, values and business goals. Preparing and conducting regular employee and management trainings on relevant matters, and managing company training programs in conjunction with HR. Representing and defending the company as necessary in front of applicable federal, state and local regulatory and enforcement authorities, including NLRB, EEOC, OSHA, state FEPAs, CalDOSH, NYDHR and other governmental employment agencies, and against claims or charges brought against it in federal and state court, arbitration and governmental proceedings. Monitoring and assessing the impact of legal and regulatory developments and enforcement trends at a state and federal level. Counseling management and HR on new or pending federal and state legislation, laws, rules and regulations and industry developments and trends that affect the company and its operations. Efficiently managing outside counsel with an eye toward minimizing outside counsel expense and meeting budget. Providing substantive support for the rest of the Legal team as needed, including strategic transactions. Engaging in or leading various other Legal projects and duties as needed.

The candidate must have JD degree from a top law school with exceptional academic credentials and 9-12 years of relevant experience gained at a leading law firm and in-house (ideally at a large manufacturing or CPG company) in roles of increasing responsibility. Should be admitted, active and in good standing with the New York State Bar.
 
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Vice President Corporate Counsel
Refer job# UITK137636
 
Vice President Corporate Counsel The candidate will report directly to the SVP and be responsible for firm's employment law and litigation matters. Will partner closely with firm's Human Resources department and leaders across the organization. Provide legal counsel and strategic advice to the firm on employment law and related matters, human resources policies, procedures, agreements and other documentation related to human resources and workforce management. Provide counsel and direction related to areas of recruiting, hiring, performance, discipline and separations, internal investigations, leaves of absence, employee relations, discrimination, harassment, workplace privacy, wage and hour compliance, restrictive covenant compliance, contingent and temporary worker matters, and employment matters risk management, among others. Serve as the subject matter authority in all areas of federal and state (including California) employment laws, including Title VII, FMLA, ADA, FLSA, ADEA, WARN and OSHA, among others. Ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state and local employment practices laws, rules and regulations. Conduct internal investigations in respect of allegations of violations of company policies and employment laws, interpreting and providing guidance on employment-related contract provisions, ensuring restrictive covenant compliance, drafting and negotiating a variety of employment-related agreements, and responding to all manner of inquiries from management and HR relating to employment matters daily, among other activities. Monitor and assess the impact of legal and regulatory developments and implementation trends at a state and federal level. Counsel management and HR on new or pending federal and state legislation, laws, rules and regulations. Provide substantive support for the rest of the Legal team as needed, including strategic transactions. Engage in or lead various other Legal projects and duties as needed.

The candidate should be licensed to practice law and a member in good standing in the state/jurisdiction. Must have 5 years of recent, meaningful and broad employment litigation experience, as well as significant advice and counsel experience in a major law firm, large in-house setting or equivalent. Proven knowledge of state and federal employment discrimination and other employment-related statutes, as well as common law employment claims required. Experience handling full range of employment issues, including performance management, employee discipline, termination, severance, workplace investigations, policy development, employment agreements, FLSA, FMLA, wage and hour issues, workplace accommodations, applications, training, and incentive pay is needed. Strong organizational skills and ability to handle high volume and balance opposing demands required. Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Experience advising and working on mergers, acquisitions and other transactions preferred.
 
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