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Corporate Counsel

King of Prussia PA Corporate Counsel The candidate will negotiate SaaS, software license, services and vendor contracts, NDAs, privacy, and related agreements, working closely with the field to ensure transactions help achieve business goals within acceptable risk tolerances and by corporate policies. Design, develop and draft global partner and alliance program documents and agreements. Negotiate OEM and other partnership agreements and related matters. Interface with sales, services, management, and other business stakeholders to provide general support on legal issues. Anticipate problems and identify solutions/initiate actions to minimize risk and resolve in accordance with company policies. Support other business lines as necessary, such as global education and consulting services, and the public sector, with form agreements, policies, and procedures and negotiating contracts. Collaborate with legal colleagues and business stakeholders with respect to contract templates, manuals, policies, or other materials and ensure regional/global consistency. Provide training and enablement to the legal team, field sales, and operations. Special projects as needed.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree with demonstrated achievement from an accredited law school and be admitted to a State Bar. Must have 3+ years of transactional experience, including significant experience with SaaS and software agreements. Preference for experience at a software company or in a technology-related practice at a reputable law firm. Privacy law experience is a plus. Strong written and verbal skills as well as communication and negotiation skills. Business level Portuguese or Spanish is a plus. Independent thinking and strong analytic skills and business acumen are required. Should be an efficient, collaborative, and organized worker with an ability to multitask on a multitude of matters under significant time pressure with attention to detail. Should be ready to travel to the office for meetings when needed.
Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2022-05-20

Insurance Regulatory Attorney

Philadelphia PA Insurance Regulatory Attorney The candidate will provide advice across all business segments on legal and insurance regulatory issues. Negotiate numerous standard and complex corporate and commercial agreements ranging from nondisclosure agreements to a variety of complex broking, consulting, investment, insurance, and other contracts while balancing appropriate legal and business risks. Work with cross-functional teams (corporate development, sales, strategy, marketing, IT, HR, finance, etc.) to achieve business objectives. Undertake effective engagement with the company's business clients, government regulators, vendors, outside lawyers, trade bodies and other parties. Rapidly assess potential legal risks, benefits and consequences of decisions, present alternatives and propose solutions to achieve business objectives while skillfully managing legal and practical business considerations. Should have a Juris Doctor/Bachelor of Laws from a recognized law school and admission to the relevant Bar. Should have 3 years of relevant corporate and commercial experience in a fast-paced dynamic culture; prior in-house experience a plus; level is flexible based on experience. Experience with insurance regulatory law relating to property-casualty insurance (including surplus lines) or health and benefits (including employee benefits) required (both preferred). Experience with broker-dealer regulations is a plus. Timely and effective legal advice and services throughout the organization. Client service focus and the ability to work efficiently, prioritize workflow, meet demanding deadlines and manage many projects in a fast-paced environment. Ability to work independently and proactively and interact with all levels of management in a professional and positive manner. Excellent analytic, legal drafting and oral and written communication skills. Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2022-05-18

Corporate Attorney

Malvern PA - North America Duties: Manage legal aspects of P3 project bids from qualification phase through financial close. Liaise with external legal counsel and internal bid directors/managers; communicate diligently, and attend legal and commercial meetings and

Qualifications: Juris Doctor (J.D.) or Bachelors in Law (LL. B.) required. Should have 5-10 years of experience in a corporate law setting. Experience in P3, real estate development, and/or project finance transactions preferred. Must have strong verbal and written communication skills, and analytical, and organizational abilities. Capability to work in a fast-paced environment and adept at supporting multiple team members with changing responsibilities. Proficiency in computer knowledge with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, and Excel) required. Ability to travel as necessary throughout the company's North American footprint. Ability to provide strategic vision into concrete plans of action.
Legal 5 - 10 Full-time 2022-05-16

Insurance Regulatory Attorney

Philadelphia PA Insurance Regulatory Attorney Duties: Providing advice across all business segments on legal and insurance regulatory issues. Negotiate numerous standard and complex corporate and commercial agreements ranging from nondisclosure agreements to a variety of complex broking, consulting, investment, insurance, and other contracts while balancing appropriate legal and business risks. Work with cross functional teams (corporate development, sales, strategy, marketing, IT, HR, finance, etc.) to achieve business objectives. Undertake effective engagement with the company's business clients, government regulators, vendors, outside lawyers, trade bodies and other parties. Rapidly assess potential legal risks, benefits and consequences of decisions, present alternatives and propose solutions to achieve business objectives while skillfully managing legal and practical business considerations.

Qualifications: Juris Doctor/Bachelor of Laws from a recognized law school and admission to the relevant Bar. 3+ years of relevant corporate and commercial experience in a fast-paced dynamic culture; prior in-house experience is a plus; level is flexible based on experience. Experience with insurance regulatory law relating to property casualty insurance (including surplus lines) or health and benefits (including employee benefits) is a plus. Experience with broker dealer regulations is a plus. Timely and effectively legal advice and services throughout the organization. Client service focus and the ability to work efficiently, prioritize workflow, meet demanding deadlines and manage many projects in a fast-paced environment. Ability to work independently and proactively and interact with all levels of management in a professional and positive manner. Excellent analytic, legal drafting and oral and written communication skills.
Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2022-05-14

Counsel - Securities

Philadelphia PA Counsel - Securities The candidate will review and file SEC reports including, but not limited to, Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, Section 16 filings, proxy statements and registration statements. Provide strategic advice on general securities matters, including Regulation FD and Regulation G, and NYSE compliance. Provide strategic advice on public disclosures, including press releases, investor relations presentations, the corporate website and other external communications. Lead drafting of sections of the proxy statement and annual meeting materials. Provide strategic advice regarding policies of proxy advisory firms, institutional investors and other corporate governance and ESG rating agencies, while identifying trends and developments in support of shareholder engagement initiatives. Key member of the corporate secretarial function, including through the drafting and review of Board and Committee materials. Monitor corporate governance developments and best practices. Key member of legal team supporting for capital market transactions, including through the drafting and review of transaction agreements and leading due diligence process. Strategic support for subsidiary governance function and general treasury matters.

The candidate should have a J.D. from accredited law school/Bar membership. Should have 5 years of experience in an in-house legal department of a publicly-traded company or in a law firm corporate practice. Broad knowledge of federal securities laws under the Securities Act of 1933 and Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and NYSE rules. Broad knowledge of the regulatory and governance environment affecting public companies. Experience in advising management on public company matters. Strong analytical, written and oral communication skills. Interpersonal skills to develop and manage relationships with clients at all levels. Ability to identify issues and propose actionable legal and business solutions. Track record of project and process management. Strong work ethic with effective time-management skills and ability to manage competing priorities. Demonstrated good judgment and attention to detail. Ability and desire to learn new subject areas and willingness to take on new responsibilities.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2022-05-04

Vp, Corporate Counsel, Individual Life & Enabling Solutions

Pittsburgh PA VP, Corporate Counsel, Individual Life & Enabling Solutions Duties: A key member of a high performing, highly collaborative legal team that is responsible for managing a wide array of legal matters that arise in connection with the operational aspects of the manufacture, distribution, and administration of individual life and annuity products sold by Prudential's businesses, supporting Prudential's transformation to modernize customer service, including enhancement of digital capabilities, and optimization of outsourcing and third party administration relationships, and cross-business or business unit-specific initiatives and special projects. Providing legal and regulatory advice to Prudential's businesses in the ongoing administration, servicing and management of individual life and annuity products, including advice related to oversight and monitoring of vendor activities/relationships, electronic business platforms/interfaces and representation in associated cross-business regulatory inquiries and corporate initiatives. Interfacing with law, compliance and other control teams for other domestic business units supported by the service organization to maximize efficiencies, develop cross-business best practices and facilitate resolution of issues. Coordinating with applicable stakeholders to provide legal analysis and advice in connection with new and existing laws, the development/enhancement of processes and procedures, and regulatory examinations, audits and inquiries. Coordinating and providing legal analysis and advice relative to enterprise initiatives. Reviewing and drafting contracts, memoranda and other documentation relating to the administration and servicing of insurance products, related business groups, vendors and distributing partners. Reviewing and providing advice on communications to customers and distribution partners as related to state regulatory, operational and administrative aspects of the businesses. Assisting in the creation and introduction of new products, as well as modifications to existing products and services relative to state regulatory, operational and administrative aspects. Keeping senior business management and other personnel apprised of pertinent legal and regulatory developments. Performing special projects as assigned by senior Law department management.

Qualifications: Ability to work independently on complex issues and adapt quickly to address the needs of business clients in a highly scrutinized and constantly evolving regulatory environment in a collaborative and risk appropriate manner. Must have 6-10+ years of sophisticated corporate, law firm, in-house and/or regulatory legal experience. Prior experience involving state insurance and other laws and regulations applicable to or litigation involving annuities and/or life insurance or other retail financial service companies or products, e-commerce, outsourcing and third-party administrators, FINRA rules, the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Securities Act of 1933, and/or the Securities Act of 1934 will be favorably considered but not required. Relationship Building and Interpersonal Skills: able to build solid and constructive relationships with key stakeholders at all levels across the organization, including senior executives, peers, and colleagues; successfully operates across cultures, complex organizational structures, and multi-functional teams to drive alignment and achieve goals; demonstrates strong executive presence with excellent consultative skills. Business and Financial Acumen: able to understand the strategic business and financial needs of the company including knowledge of current and possible future policies, practices, trends, and information affecting the business and organization; understands the needs of customers, the broader marketplace and how to leverage business insights to drive outcomes. Seeks to understand the trends impacting customers, competition, and marketplace. Is personally and emotionally invested in understanding the customers' needs and feelings. Takes a broad view of the environment to identify opportunities. Is recognized as a thought leader. Possesses an innovative, insightful mindset with a willingness to learn as well as challenge the status quo; proven ability to prioritize, adapt and execute proactively and successfully. Uses rigorous logic to analyze and understand why problems occur; leverages innovative thinking to assist the business in generating and implementing creative, cost effective and realistic solutions that create business impact. Leverages a combination of strong verbal and written communication skills, highly developed emotional intelligence, savvy navigation of complex business structures, well developed executive presence and data fluency to drive decision-making; gains support and commitment from others; mobilizes people to action. Focuses on creating an environment of honesty, inclusion and respect for others; openness to and champions differing ideas and perspectives; collaborates in a fully inclusive manner. Consciously works to understand change and people impact; embraces and leads through transformational change; desires to ensure associate engagement and stability in teams. Coordinates with key stakeholders to achieve risk smart operations solutions.
Legal 6 - 10 Full-time 2022-05-03

Intellectual Property Attorney, Biosciences Division

Pittsburgh PA Intellectual Property Attorney, Biosciences Division Duties: Lead a team of internal patent agents and outside counsel in furtherance of mining innovation, and generating a strong, global patent portfolio. Conduct proactive in-depth analysis of competitor and industry IP portfolios. Regularly interact with R&D, business, and other functional organizational leadership teams to provide strategic, proactive counseling and creative solutions to gain and maintain market share. Participate in and lead IP department-wide initiatives in developing a more flexible, company-wide IP support model. Collaborate with R&D and the business to navigate freedom-to-operate issues. Conduct regularly-cadenced IP training sessions on the protection of innovations through the patent process, best practices for maintaining confidential business information, and the overall development of intellectual property assets. Resolve and/or support resolution of business unit level disputes and negotiations, and, when necessary, provide support to our internal litigation team on IP litigation relating to BID's products.

Qualifications: M.S./Ph.D. in Biochemical, Cell / Molecular Biology, or Chemical field, with experience in the life sciences. Admission to a State Bar and registration to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. 4+ years as a practicing attorney. Experience at an AmLaw 200 or premier Intellectual Property Law Firm is preferred. Experience with European, Chinese, and other international patent protection regimes. Experience with Technology Transfer and License Agreements. Experience managing patent agents and/or associate attorneys. Ability to learn and understand significant business drivers. Abilities to manage outside counsel, work efficiently, control costs, and exercise sound business and legal judgment. High level of initiative and ability to work autonomously. Desire to improve on existing processes or methods. Team oriented/strong interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate efficiently across teams, functions and global regions. Skilled trainer with the ability to clearly convey concepts in a retainable and engaging manner.
Legal 4 - 0 Full-time 2022-05-03

Senior Legal Counsel, Employment

Canonsburg PA Senior Legal Counsel, Employment The candidate will provide advice on a wide variety of general employment law matters. Will report to the Assistant General Counsel & Director, Global Employment and be a key member of the Employment team within the Legal Department's Global Ethics, Compliance and Risk team. Provide practical legal counsel to Human Resources and other internal stakeholders and interface with outside counsel with regard to general employment law matters. Counsel internal clients on various day-to-day employment matters, including reasonable accommodations, leaves of absence, fair pay, and wage and hour issues. Advise on employee compensation and benefit matters including compensation plans. Respond to claims and demand letters. Advise on harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and other workplace investigations. Research and advise on legislative trends in harassment prevention and other areas. Work with Human Resources to review, create, and enhance training programs. Provide thought leadership and support for diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. Develop, revise and implement employment-related policies and stay atop of industry developments to help the company be best in class. Develop and update policies, plan documentation and communications relating to the company's compensation and employee health and welfare plans and programs and related initiatives. Negotiate and document employment, retention and separation agreements and restrictive covenants of varying complexity. Manage employment related litigation and coordinate external counsel as needed. Provide legal counsel and support with HR-related elements of strategic transactions / acquisitions, including due diligence, especially with regard to employee benefits, compensation plans and other qualified and non-qualified plan issues. Negotiate/Draft 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 should have a J.D. degree from a US accredited law school and be a member in good standing of at least one State Bar association. Must have 10+ years of experience with 6+ years in risk mitigation related to key employee life-cycle events (hiring, retention and terminations) with preference given to in-house experience with a public international company. Mix of law firm and in-house experience is strongly preferred. Experience with employment related issues in M&A and corporate transactions is desired. Strong drafting and negotiations skills are needed. Occasional travel is required. Ability to spot and analyze complex issues and devise practical strategies and solutions is an asset. Should ideally be interested in technology, computers, and software.
Legal 10 - 0 Full-time 2022-05-02

Counsel, Corporate And Securities

Philadelphia PA Counsel, Corporate and Securities The candidate will assist with securities law filings, corporate governance, various contracts and other general legal issues, in each case, for and its various sponsored investment products. Support large complex corporate transactions, with exposure to financing, derivatives, securities/capital markets and corporate/M&A work. Assist with structuring, documenting, negotiating, closing and maintaining financings (including loan facilities, securitizations, debt capital markets transactions and derivatives transactions). A JD is required, with strong academic credentials. Should have 2-4 years of experience working at a large law firm or in-house. Understanding of finance and corporate transactions preferred. Prior exposure to the Investment Company Act of 1940 is preferred. Seasoned judgment, strong work ethic and high ethical standards. Efficient self-starter with a proven interest in professional growth. Legal 2 - 4 Full-time 2022-04-30

Tax Counsel

Philadelphia PA Tax Counsel The candidate will own and manage portfolio of approximately 40 active audits, appeals and voluntary disclosures in process at any given time. Assign teams, provide strategic direction and support, review tax technical positions and sign off on all settlements. Budget, engage and manage internal and external resources to bring audits to resolution. Identify tax planning and process improvement opportunities across both income and indirect tax to reduce cash tax, increase compliance and/or increase process efficiency. Understand and quantify impacts of proposed planning on the business and customers. Support tax team in determining the root cause of known defects and in developing practical countermeasures. Represent the tax function across the organization to effect change. Maintain list of known tax defects/opportunities, track resolution and report to executive management on progress. Perform ad hoc tax research across all areas of tax including U.S. federal and state income, employment, franchise, sales, seller's use, gross receipts, and other taxes, as applicable. Draft and review internal tax technical memoranda for significant tax return positions, transactions and day-to-day tax advice provided to the business. Sign off on new product and service taxability assignments. Proactively monitor tax developments with material effects on the business, communicate implications to executive management and coordinate appropriate response(s). Work closely with legal, sales, privacy/compliance and procurement teams to review, draft and negotiate the tax-related aspects of commercial purchase and sale contracts, partnership/co-marketing agreements and other commercial arrangements. Participate in cross-functional teams related to deal due diligence and structuring, M&A agreement terms and disclosures, internal restructurings, new market entry and other significant internal change management projects.

The candidate should have a J.D. from an accredited U.S. law school. LLM in Tax preferred; License to practice (active or dormant). Should have 5-7 years of tax-related experience, with a minimum of 3 years at a national law or accounting firm. Several years of in-house experience or demonstrated hands-on experience outsourcing client functions preferred. Leadership experience with direct reports and cross-functional teams. Must be able to create an atmosphere of trust, leverage diverse views, coach staff, and encourage sustainable improvement and innovation while negotiating in a professional manner through resources and other constraints. Can identify and address customer needs in a responsive manner. Sets realistic expectations and proactively communicates outcomes. Widely respected and known as a ?person who can help. Builds trust and nurtures broad informal networks and relationships. Possesses general business knowledge including how companies work, the current macro-economic environment and understanding of the business verticals the company and its customers operate in. Must be able to proactively and rapidly identify what is important to different internal and external stakeholders, be able to synthesize how tax impacts those stakeholders and the financial and operational performance of the business. Is a life-long learner and is insatiably curious. Understands technology, how data flows through large organizations and basic principles of information systems design. Must have a working understanding of accounting principles and how/where critical tax-supportive data can be found and be able to design ways to slice and dice that data to support taxability decisions, quantify exposures and opportunities and inform decision making.
Legal 5 - 7 Full-time 2022-04-30
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Director, Corporate Legal
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Location : Philadelphia, PA, United States

Director, Corporate Legal The candidate will report directly to the General Counsel. Will assist in the preparation and review of the company's financial reports consistent with general SEC reporting requirements (i.e., Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K). Ma... + read more

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Location : Harrisburg, PA, United States

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Corporate Counsel
Refer job# PMZW168125
 
Corporate Counsel The candidate will negotiate SaaS, software license, services and vendor contracts, NDAs, privacy, and related agreements, working closely with the field to ensure transactions help achieve business goals within acceptable risk tolerances and by corporate policies. Design, develop and draft global partner and alliance program documents and agreements. Negotiate OEM and other partnership agreements and related matters. Interface with sales, services, management, and other business stakeholders to provide general support on legal issues. Anticipate problems and identify solutions/initiate actions to minimize risk and resolve in accordance with company policies. Support other business lines as necessary, such as global education and consulting services, and the public sector, with form agreements, policies, and procedures and negotiating contracts. Collaborate with legal colleagues and business stakeholders with respect to contract templates, manuals, policies, or other materials and ensure regional/global consistency. Provide training and enablement to the legal team, field sales, and operations. Special projects as needed.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree with demonstrated achievement from an accredited law school and be admitted to a State Bar. Must have 3+ years of transactional experience, including significant experience with SaaS and software agreements. Preference for experience at a software company or in a technology-related practice at a reputable law firm. Privacy law experience is a plus. Strong written and verbal skills as well as communication and negotiation skills. Business level Portuguese or Spanish is a plus. Independent thinking and strong analytic skills and business acumen are required. Should be an efficient, collaborative, and organized worker with an ability to multitask on a multitude of matters under significant time pressure with attention to detail. Should be ready to travel to the office for meetings when needed.
 
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Insurance Regulatory Attorney
Refer job# APBD168115
 
Insurance Regulatory Attorney The candidate will provide advice across all business segments on legal and insurance regulatory issues. Negotiate numerous standard and complex corporate and commercial agreements ranging from nondisclosure agreements to a variety of complex broking, consulting, investment, insurance, and other contracts while balancing appropriate legal and business risks. Work with cross-functional teams (corporate development, sales, strategy, marketing, IT, HR, finance, etc.) to achieve business objectives. Undertake effective engagement with the company's business clients, government regulators, vendors, outside lawyers, trade bodies and other parties. Rapidly assess potential legal risks, benefits and consequences of decisions, present alternatives and propose solutions to achieve business objectives while skillfully managing legal and practical business considerations. Should have a Juris Doctor/Bachelor of Laws from a recognized law school and admission to the relevant Bar. Should have 3 years of relevant corporate and commercial experience in a fast-paced dynamic culture; prior in-house experience a plus; level is flexible based on experience. Experience with insurance regulatory law relating to property-casualty insurance (including surplus lines) or health and benefits (including employee benefits) required (both preferred). Experience with broker-dealer regulations is a plus. Timely and effective legal advice and services throughout the organization. Client service focus and the ability to work efficiently, prioritize workflow, meet demanding deadlines and manage many projects in a fast-paced environment. Ability to work independently and proactively and interact with all levels of management in a professional and positive manner. Excellent analytic, legal drafting and oral and written communication skills.
 
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Corporate Attorney
Refer job# WUMS168084
 
- North America Duties: Manage legal aspects of P3 project bids from qualification phase through financial close. Liaise with external legal counsel and internal bid directors/managers; communicate diligently, and attend legal and commercial meetings and

Qualifications: Juris Doctor (J.D.) or Bachelors in Law (LL. B.) required. Should have 5-10 years of experience in a corporate law setting. Experience in P3, real estate development, and/or project finance transactions preferred. Must have strong verbal and written communication skills, and analytical, and organizational abilities. Capability to work in a fast-paced environment and adept at supporting multiple team members with changing responsibilities. Proficiency in computer knowledge with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, and Excel) required. Ability to travel as necessary throughout the company's North American footprint. Ability to provide strategic vision into concrete plans of action.
 
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Insurance Regulatory Attorney
Refer job# RJXO168039
 
Insurance Regulatory Attorney Duties: Providing advice across all business segments on legal and insurance regulatory issues. Negotiate numerous standard and complex corporate and commercial agreements ranging from nondisclosure agreements to a variety of complex broking, consulting, investment, insurance, and other contracts while balancing appropriate legal and business risks. Work with cross functional teams (corporate development, sales, strategy, marketing, IT, HR, finance, etc.) to achieve business objectives. Undertake effective engagement with the company's business clients, government regulators, vendors, outside lawyers, trade bodies and other parties. Rapidly assess potential legal risks, benefits and consequences of decisions, present alternatives and propose solutions to achieve business objectives while skillfully managing legal and practical business considerations.

Qualifications: Juris Doctor/Bachelor of Laws from a recognized law school and admission to the relevant Bar. 3+ years of relevant corporate and commercial experience in a fast-paced dynamic culture; prior in-house experience is a plus; level is flexible based on experience. Experience with insurance regulatory law relating to property casualty insurance (including surplus lines) or health and benefits (including employee benefits) is a plus. Experience with broker dealer regulations is a plus. Timely and effectively legal advice and services throughout the organization. Client service focus and the ability to work efficiently, prioritize workflow, meet demanding deadlines and manage many projects in a fast-paced environment. Ability to work independently and proactively and interact with all levels of management in a professional and positive manner. Excellent analytic, legal drafting and oral and written communication skills.
 
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Counsel - Securities
Refer job# KRDU167886
 
Counsel - Securities The candidate will review and file SEC reports including, but not limited to, Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, Section 16 filings, proxy statements and registration statements. Provide strategic advice on general securities matters, including Regulation FD and Regulation G, and NYSE compliance. Provide strategic advice on public disclosures, including press releases, investor relations presentations, the corporate website and other external communications. Lead drafting of sections of the proxy statement and annual meeting materials. Provide strategic advice regarding policies of proxy advisory firms, institutional investors and other corporate governance and ESG rating agencies, while identifying trends and developments in support of shareholder engagement initiatives. Key member of the corporate secretarial function, including through the drafting and review of Board and Committee materials. Monitor corporate governance developments and best practices. Key member of legal team supporting for capital market transactions, including through the drafting and review of transaction agreements and leading due diligence process. Strategic support for subsidiary governance function and general treasury matters.

The candidate should have a J.D. from accredited law school/Bar membership. Should have 5 years of experience in an in-house legal department of a publicly-traded company or in a law firm corporate practice. Broad knowledge of federal securities laws under the Securities Act of 1933 and Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and NYSE rules. Broad knowledge of the regulatory and governance environment affecting public companies. Experience in advising management on public company matters. Strong analytical, written and oral communication skills. Interpersonal skills to develop and manage relationships with clients at all levels. Ability to identify issues and propose actionable legal and business solutions. Track record of project and process management. Strong work ethic with effective time-management skills and ability to manage competing priorities. Demonstrated good judgment and attention to detail. Ability and desire to learn new subject areas and willingness to take on new responsibilities.
 
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Vp, Corporate Counsel, Individual Life & Enabling Solutions
Refer job# VLWW167857
 
VP, Corporate Counsel, Individual Life & Enabling Solutions Duties: A key member of a high performing, highly collaborative legal team that is responsible for managing a wide array of legal matters that arise in connection with the operational aspects of the manufacture, distribution, and administration of individual life and annuity products sold by Prudential's businesses, supporting Prudential's transformation to modernize customer service, including enhancement of digital capabilities, and optimization of outsourcing and third party administration relationships, and cross-business or business unit-specific initiatives and special projects. Providing legal and regulatory advice to Prudential's businesses in the ongoing administration, servicing and management of individual life and annuity products, including advice related to oversight and monitoring of vendor activities/relationships, electronic business platforms/interfaces and representation in associated cross-business regulatory inquiries and corporate initiatives. Interfacing with law, compliance and other control teams for other domestic business units supported by the service organization to maximize efficiencies, develop cross-business best practices and facilitate resolution of issues. Coordinating with applicable stakeholders to provide legal analysis and advice in connection with new and existing laws, the development/enhancement of processes and procedures, and regulatory examinations, audits and inquiries. Coordinating and providing legal analysis and advice relative to enterprise initiatives. Reviewing and drafting contracts, memoranda and other documentation relating to the administration and servicing of insurance products, related business groups, vendors and distributing partners. Reviewing and providing advice on communications to customers and distribution partners as related to state regulatory, operational and administrative aspects of the businesses. Assisting in the creation and introduction of new products, as well as modifications to existing products and services relative to state regulatory, operational and administrative aspects. Keeping senior business management and other personnel apprised of pertinent legal and regulatory developments. Performing special projects as assigned by senior Law department management.

Qualifications: Ability to work independently on complex issues and adapt quickly to address the needs of business clients in a highly scrutinized and constantly evolving regulatory environment in a collaborative and risk appropriate manner. Must have 6-10+ years of sophisticated corporate, law firm, in-house and/or regulatory legal experience. Prior experience involving state insurance and other laws and regulations applicable to or litigation involving annuities and/or life insurance or other retail financial service companies or products, e-commerce, outsourcing and third-party administrators, FINRA rules, the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Securities Act of 1933, and/or the Securities Act of 1934 will be favorably considered but not required. Relationship Building and Interpersonal Skills: able to build solid and constructive relationships with key stakeholders at all levels across the organization, including senior executives, peers, and colleagues; successfully operates across cultures, complex organizational structures, and multi-functional teams to drive alignment and achieve goals; demonstrates strong executive presence with excellent consultative skills. Business and Financial Acumen: able to understand the strategic business and financial needs of the company including knowledge of current and possible future policies, practices, trends, and information affecting the business and organization; understands the needs of customers, the broader marketplace and how to leverage business insights to drive outcomes. Seeks to understand the trends impacting customers, competition, and marketplace. Is personally and emotionally invested in understanding the customers' needs and feelings. Takes a broad view of the environment to identify opportunities. Is recognized as a thought leader. Possesses an innovative, insightful mindset with a willingness to learn as well as challenge the status quo; proven ability to prioritize, adapt and execute proactively and successfully. Uses rigorous logic to analyze and understand why problems occur; leverages innovative thinking to assist the business in generating and implementing creative, cost effective and realistic solutions that create business impact. Leverages a combination of strong verbal and written communication skills, highly developed emotional intelligence, savvy navigation of complex business structures, well developed executive presence and data fluency to drive decision-making; gains support and commitment from others; mobilizes people to action. Focuses on creating an environment of honesty, inclusion and respect for others; openness to and champions differing ideas and perspectives; collaborates in a fully inclusive manner. Consciously works to understand change and people impact; embraces and leads through transformational change; desires to ensure associate engagement and stability in teams. Coordinates with key stakeholders to achieve risk smart operations solutions.
 
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Intellectual Property Attorney, Biosciences Division
Refer job# CZPJ167869
 
Intellectual Property Attorney, Biosciences Division Duties: Lead a team of internal patent agents and outside counsel in furtherance of mining innovation, and generating a strong, global patent portfolio. Conduct proactive in-depth analysis of competitor and industry IP portfolios. Regularly interact with R&D, business, and other functional organizational leadership teams to provide strategic, proactive counseling and creative solutions to gain and maintain market share. Participate in and lead IP department-wide initiatives in developing a more flexible, company-wide IP support model. Collaborate with R&D and the business to navigate freedom-to-operate issues. Conduct regularly-cadenced IP training sessions on the protection of innovations through the patent process, best practices for maintaining confidential business information, and the overall development of intellectual property assets. Resolve and/or support resolution of business unit level disputes and negotiations, and, when necessary, provide support to our internal litigation team on IP litigation relating to BID's products.

Qualifications: M.S./Ph.D. in Biochemical, Cell / Molecular Biology, or Chemical field, with experience in the life sciences. Admission to a State Bar and registration to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. 4+ years as a practicing attorney. Experience at an AmLaw 200 or premier Intellectual Property Law Firm is preferred. Experience with European, Chinese, and other international patent protection regimes. Experience with Technology Transfer and License Agreements. Experience managing patent agents and/or associate attorneys. Ability to learn and understand significant business drivers. Abilities to manage outside counsel, work efficiently, control costs, and exercise sound business and legal judgment. High level of initiative and ability to work autonomously. Desire to improve on existing processes or methods. Team oriented/strong interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate efficiently across teams, functions and global regions. Skilled trainer with the ability to clearly convey concepts in a retainable and engaging manner.
 
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Senior Legal Counsel, Employment
Refer job# ZDHL167827
 
Senior Legal Counsel, Employment The candidate will provide advice on a wide variety of general employment law matters. Will report to the Assistant General Counsel & Director, Global Employment and be a key member of the Employment team within the Legal Department's Global Ethics, Compliance and Risk team. Provide practical legal counsel to Human Resources and other internal stakeholders and interface with outside counsel with regard to general employment law matters. Counsel internal clients on various day-to-day employment matters, including reasonable accommodations, leaves of absence, fair pay, and wage and hour issues. Advise on employee compensation and benefit matters including compensation plans. Respond to claims and demand letters. Advise on harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and other workplace investigations. Research and advise on legislative trends in harassment prevention and other areas. Work with Human Resources to review, create, and enhance training programs. Provide thought leadership and support for diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. Develop, revise and implement employment-related policies and stay atop of industry developments to help the company be best in class. Develop and update policies, plan documentation and communications relating to the company's compensation and employee health and welfare plans and programs and related initiatives. Negotiate and document employment, retention and separation agreements and restrictive covenants of varying complexity. Manage employment related litigation and coordinate external counsel as needed. Provide legal counsel and support with HR-related elements of strategic transactions / acquisitions, including due diligence, especially with regard to employee benefits, compensation plans and other qualified and non-qualified plan issues. Negotiate/Draft 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 should have a J.D. degree from a US accredited law school and be a member in good standing of at least one State Bar association. Must have 10+ years of experience with 6+ years in risk mitigation related to key employee life-cycle events (hiring, retention and terminations) with preference given to in-house experience with a public international company. Mix of law firm and in-house experience is strongly preferred. Experience with employment related issues in M&A and corporate transactions is desired. Strong drafting and negotiations skills are needed. Occasional travel is required. Ability to spot and analyze complex issues and devise practical strategies and solutions is an asset. Should ideally be interested in technology, computers, and software.
 
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Counsel, Corporate And Securities
Refer job# EFCF167732
 
Counsel, Corporate and Securities The candidate will assist with securities law filings, corporate governance, various contracts and other general legal issues, in each case, for and its various sponsored investment products. Support large complex corporate transactions, with exposure to financing, derivatives, securities/capital markets and corporate/M&A work. Assist with structuring, documenting, negotiating, closing and maintaining financings (including loan facilities, securitizations, debt capital markets transactions and derivatives transactions). A JD is required, with strong academic credentials. Should have 2-4 years of experience working at a large law firm or in-house. Understanding of finance and corporate transactions preferred. Prior exposure to the Investment Company Act of 1940 is preferred. Seasoned judgment, strong work ethic and high ethical standards. Efficient self-starter with a proven interest in professional growth.
 
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Tax Counsel
Refer job# XMDP167738
 
Tax Counsel The candidate will own and manage portfolio of approximately 40 active audits, appeals and voluntary disclosures in process at any given time. Assign teams, provide strategic direction and support, review tax technical positions and sign off on all settlements. Budget, engage and manage internal and external resources to bring audits to resolution. Identify tax planning and process improvement opportunities across both income and indirect tax to reduce cash tax, increase compliance and/or increase process efficiency. Understand and quantify impacts of proposed planning on the business and customers. Support tax team in determining the root cause of known defects and in developing practical countermeasures. Represent the tax function across the organization to effect change. Maintain list of known tax defects/opportunities, track resolution and report to executive management on progress. Perform ad hoc tax research across all areas of tax including U.S. federal and state income, employment, franchise, sales, seller's use, gross receipts, and other taxes, as applicable. Draft and review internal tax technical memoranda for significant tax return positions, transactions and day-to-day tax advice provided to the business. Sign off on new product and service taxability assignments. Proactively monitor tax developments with material effects on the business, communicate implications to executive management and coordinate appropriate response(s). Work closely with legal, sales, privacy/compliance and procurement teams to review, draft and negotiate the tax-related aspects of commercial purchase and sale contracts, partnership/co-marketing agreements and other commercial arrangements. Participate in cross-functional teams related to deal due diligence and structuring, M&A agreement terms and disclosures, internal restructurings, new market entry and other significant internal change management projects.

The candidate should have a J.D. from an accredited U.S. law school. LLM in Tax preferred; License to practice (active or dormant). Should have 5-7 years of tax-related experience, with a minimum of 3 years at a national law or accounting firm. Several years of in-house experience or demonstrated hands-on experience outsourcing client functions preferred. Leadership experience with direct reports and cross-functional teams. Must be able to create an atmosphere of trust, leverage diverse views, coach staff, and encourage sustainable improvement and innovation while negotiating in a professional manner through resources and other constraints. Can identify and address customer needs in a responsive manner. Sets realistic expectations and proactively communicates outcomes. Widely respected and known as a ?person who can help. Builds trust and nurtures broad informal networks and relationships. Possesses general business knowledge including how companies work, the current macro-economic environment and understanding of the business verticals the company and its customers operate in. Must be able to proactively and rapidly identify what is important to different internal and external stakeholders, be able to synthesize how tax impacts those stakeholders and the financial and operational performance of the business. Is a life-long learner and is insatiably curious. Understands technology, how data flows through large organizations and basic principles of information systems design. Must have a working understanding of accounting principles and how/where critical tax-supportive data can be found and be able to design ways to slice and dice that data to support taxability decisions, quantify exposures and opportunities and inform decision making.
 
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