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Assistant General Counsel - Securities Services/global Custody

Philadelphia PA Assistant General Counsel - Securities Services/Global Custody The candidate interacts with sales, relationship, administration, operations, risk, and compliance staff; external customers; and external customers legal counsel. Negotiates complicated service contracts. Supports account onboarding and administration. Monitors the evolving regulatory and litigation environment and advices on complying with regulatory expectations and minimizing litigation risk. Advises on risk-control procedures and template service contracts. Contributes legal expertise to product development and novel account investment transactions. Supports responses to internal and external audits and administrative reviews, regulators exams and actions, demands, litigation, and customer bankruptcy. Educates bank personnel about relevant legal topics. Manages outside legal counsel.

The candidate should have a law degree with strong academic credentials. Licensed to practice law and in good standing. Should have 8+ years of the in-house legal department or law firm experience advising financial institutions. Experience advising trustees, custodial banks, investment advisers, brokers, or insurance companies is preferred. Expertise in one or more of the following areas of law is preferred: (1) U.S. banking and securities laws (including the OCC's Reg. 9, the SEC's Regulation R, and the Investment Company Act of 1940), (2) the SEC's offshore-funds regulation (Regulation S), (3) foreign banking and securities laws in the jurisdictions where U.S. Bank's sub-custodians operate and where customers that purchase offshore funds are domiciled, and (4) foreign regulations that impact U.S. Bank's securities and custodial activities. Experience or interest in advising global custodians is preferred. Strong analytical skills. The ability to work independently. Comfort with and interest in working on a variety of legal matters. Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills. Strong commitment to client service.
Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2021-11-26

Usogc, Corporate Attorney- Director

Philadelphia PA USOGC, Corporate Attorney- Director The candidate will support team to disrupt, improve and evolve ways of working when necessary. Arrange and sponsor appropriate assignments and experiences to help people realize their potential and support their long-term aspirations. Identify gaps in the market and spot opportunities to create value propositions. Look for opportunities to scale efficiencies and new ways of working across multiple projects and environments. Create an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart. Promote and encourage others to value difference when working in diverse teams. Drive and take ownership for developing connections that help deliver what is best for our people and stakeholders. Influence and facilitate the creation of long-term relationships which add value to the firm. Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct. Juris Doctorate required. 5 years of progressively responsible post-qualification legal experience in the field of corporate law, either at a recognized law firm (or a combination of law firm and in-house) required. Admitted to practice law in at least one US state and is in good standing required. Possessing experience in general corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions and contracting, regulatory analysis, corporate governance preferred. Understanding, in the context of commercial contracting/transactions, of credit/financing matters, corporate secretarial matters, cross-border contracting, employment/tax/IP matters preferred. Identifying legal issues in business proposals proactively preferred. Assessing legal risk, propose solutions and escalate important issues to firm leadership preferred. Working independently and on a time-sensitive basis, and to manage multiple competing priorities preferred. Translating complex legal and regulatory issues for a business audience preferred. Managing teams of internal staff and outside counsel, and oversee complex projects; and Demonstrating legal negotiation, analysis and drafting skills preferred. Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2021-11-22

Senior Counsel, Product (Securities and Lending)

Philadelphia PA Senior Counsel, Product (Securities and Lending) The candidate, under the direction of the Assistant General Counsel, Product and Regulatory, will play an immediate and direct role as Senior Counsel leading and managing coverage for the company's securities and lending products. Will partner with innovative product teams developing cutting-edge blockchain-based treasury solutions for the crypto yield markets, and helping dynamic early stage companies raise capital through the internet. Help to plan and implement regulatory strategy in connection with global expansion efforts amid shifting regulatory environments. Provide full product life-cycle counseling novel yield products building on centralized and decentralized blockchain-based lending markets. Administer advice on compliance with US and international laws and regulations relating to securities and lending transactions, including public and private offerings of equity and debt securities and complex finance and credit arrangements. Deliver securities legal coverage for the firm's venture activity in the crypto space and co-investments in early stage companies. Support the development and implementation by the Legal team of processes, procedures and metrics to increase the overall effectiveness of the legal services provided to the company. Address legal risk in business-centric ways, develop processes to solve problems, strengthen partnerships, and advance opportunities. Remain up-to-date on relevant crowdfunding, securities, and digital currency developments to ensure an ongoing ability to provide robust product area coverage.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree and active law license in at least one state in good standing. Must have 8+ years of experience as in-house counsel advising product teams and/or leading regulatory coverage in connection with securities and/or lending transactions preferably in fintech or institutional financial services. Passion for financial technology and proven experience covering crowdfunding, private placements and/or alternative lending arrangements is needed. Familiarity with securities regulations in the US is required. European and APAC securities regulatory experience is preferred. Experience working in a regulated environment or with governmental entities is essential. Proficiency in Google Suite, Slack and Apple MacOS is preferred.
Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2021-11-19

Senior Corporate Counsel - Telco

Philadelphia PA Senior Corporate Counsel - Telco The candidate will serve as the lead attorney supporting the global Telecommunications (Telco) sales vertical and Telco channel program. Will collaborate with channel and direct sales go-to-market teams to help design, augment and streamline the telco partner program strategy, and develop templates, playbooks and related guidance, including enablement and training materials for the company's stakeholders (sales/business units and legal colleagues) focusing on Telco and related industry-specific standards, contracting requirements, trends, and developments. Advise the business and partner program teams regarding antitrust/competition issues impacting the design and operation of an effective Telco partner program. In collaboration with the company's global team of attorneys and contract managers in the company's Commercial Legal Group, support global sell-to and sell-through contract activities with the company's Telco customers as end users and channel partners. Many of these sales transactions and channel partner motions will require new solutions and business models as well as creative thinking and extensive collaboration with other teams to solve for both discreet transactions and programmatic issues. Operate as the legal department's Telco subject matter expert providing pragmatic advice to the company's worldwide Telco vertical sales VP, business units, and other stakeholders on go-to-market strategy, current and potential legal and commercial issues, industry-specific requirements, and transactional guidance. In collaboration with the company's global team of attorneys and contract managers in the company's Commercial Legal Group, draft, review, and negotiate a broad range of commercial agreements with Telcos for the sale of the company's offerings (and assist, support and mentor other legal negotiators), including cloud/software-as-a-service, software licensing, professional services, data privacy, channel partner; leading and/or managing complex, ground-breaking and high-value transactions. Monitor and proactively address changing Telco and related industry regulations and market trends. Effectively work with a variety of business, finance and legal stakeholders to develop and implement practices that support innovation and growth while maintaining appropriate commercial risk. Drive and/or assist with various legal department projects that support the legal department goals, including the company's transition to a cloud services company, as well as efforts to develop, implement and enhance processes that improve transaction velocity and scaling without material increases in risk. Act as a fiduciary for the company, driving compliance in day-to-day sales activities, including providing training and counseling to sales professionals and coordinating with other groups within the company's Legal department on ethics and compliance matters. Handle other projects that may be assigned from time to time.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree from an accredited US law school. Must be a member of a US State Bar and in good standing. Must have 12+ years of commercial legal experience with a large law firm and/or in a fast-paced corporate legal group for an enterprise technology company, Telco or other major IT industry companies. Experience contracting with large Telcos to enable them to purchase software/services/products (a) for Telco's internal use, (b) to support Telco product/service offerings to their customers, and/or (c) to resell to Telco end users is required. Experience supporting sales transactions of on-premise software and SaaS/Cloud-based service to enterprise customers is needed. Experience supporting a channel partner program and working with channel partners (e.g. distributors, resellers, service providers) is highly valued. Experience partnering with business clients to develop strategy is an asset. Working knowledge of antitrust and competition laws in the context of channel pricing and discriminatory practices is a plus. US and global telecommunications/communications service provider regulatory compliance experience is ideal. Should be an excellent negotiator who knows how to keep complex legal negotiations simple and clear, who knows how to facilitate appropriate internal decision-making processes and who strives to find a mutually agreeable outcome in an efficient but risk-conscious manner.
Legal 12 - 0 Full-time 2021-11-19

Legal Counsel, Privacy & Data Protection

Philadelphia PA Legal Counsel, Privacy & Data Protection Draft, review, and negotiate privacy, security, and data protection terms in customer/vendor/ product agreements. Manage customer inquiries and escalations around privacy, security, and data protection from the Commercial Legal team and Field Sales organizations. Create and provide training to the Commercial Legal and Field Sales organization for general and EMEA-specific data protection issues. Create informational material for the Field Sales organization and the Company's customers about the Company's data protection program. Collaborate with legal and business clients to identify, develop and implement process improvements to the commercial aspects of the Company's Data Protection Program. Keep up with industry guidelines that relate to the Company's products, such as SOC2, ISO, HIPAA, PCI-DSS, and FedRAMP. Identify and draft amendments to privacy and security contractual terms and new templates or clauses as required. Collaborate with the Commercial Legal team on contract administration, including contract process improvement, contract management tool maintenance, tracking, and reporting. Help update and maintain the Company's customer RFP database. Take on other responsibilities as needed.

Qualifications: J.D. Degree with excellent academic credentials. License to practice law in good standing in the state where practicing. 6-9 years of tech transactions experience, with 4+ years of concentrated SaaS and data protection (privacy and security), in-house experience is preferred. Solid grasp of the commercial requirements of key data protection compliance programs in the EU/US (GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA). Foundational knowledge of key security programs such as SOC2, ISO, HIPAA, PCI-DSS, and FedRAMP. Strong familiarity with emerging technologies, network and cyber security, infrastructure resiliency, and cloud computing. Significant experience negotiating Data Protection Addenda and Information Security Addenda. Expertise in Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Prior experience with OneTrust and Conga/Apttus, is a plus.
Legal 6 - 9 Full-time 2021-11-19

Corporate Counsel

Allentown PA Corporate Legal Counsel Responsibilities: Assist in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, systems and related initiatives, subject to the general oversight of the General Counsel. Draft, review, negotiate, and interpret agreements in support of various company departments (e.g., finance, human resources, IT, engineering, maintenance), and advise on contract status, legal risks, and liabilities, subject to the general oversight of the General Counsel. Assists the General Counsel in providing coordination, direction, and oversight of the Hornblower Legal Department, including strategic and tactical planning. Assists the General Counsel in providing comprehensive legal counsel, representation, and oversight on the wide range of legal matters affecting Hornblower and its related entities. Collaborate across the organization to ensure the company is in compliance with all relevant laws and regulations. Provides an important interface between the Legal Department and internal and external constituencies. Assist in negotiation of merger/ acquisition/ joint venture transactions and provide due diligence support. Interact with local, state, and federal regulatory agencies. Monitors changes in relevant legal areas and provides education to the legal and leadership teams as appropriate on substantive legal topics, including those related to the maritime and hospitality industries. Leads the formulation and implementation of short-term and long-term goals and plans to improve the efficiency and efficacy of the Legal Department, including evaluating metrics and performance of internal and outside legal counsel. Investigate and research claims by and against the company, and proactively anticipate and guard against legal risks facing the company. Additional job duties assigned.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited law school. Admitted, in good standing, and licensed to practice 3-5 years of relevant in-house counsel or law firm experience. Experience with Privacy (GDPR, CCPA, cookies, privacy, data, etc.) General commercial contract experience is a plus SAAS relationships/agreements Experience and knowledge in risk management and evaluation. Strong organization skills and attention to detail with an ability to handle heavy workload and pivoting priorities according to business needs. Outstanding legal researcher, with strong (practical) writing and analytical skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to convey positions in a clear, concise and effective manner. Experience with environmental, transportation, maritime, or other heavily regulated industries strongly preferred. Able to balance legal risk with business objectives. Self-starter who demonstrates superior interpersonal skills, ownership/accountability. Strong judgment, attention to detail, interpersonal and communication skills, with demonstrated teaming ability to work well with, influence, and inform diverse groups, including peers and clients. Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Legal 3 - 5 Full-time 2021-11-18

Senior Corporate Counsel - OGC

Philadelphia PA Senior Corporate Counsel - OGC The candidate will provide legal support on cross-border combinations, joint ventures and other strategic arrangements within the network. Will provide legal support for various investments in member firms around the world. Provide legal support for large or strategic global acquisitions by the network. Advise on the powers, authorities, and responsibilities of the Boards, Committees, and Executives. Advise on matters relating to structure of the network. Advise on proposed amendments to governance documents. Advise leadership on material member firm matters, activities, and transactions. Ensure compliance with governance obligations. Prepare resolutions and filings, including certain securities filings. Advise on aspects of global strategies. Advise on risks to the network based on proposed transactions, structural matters, and other activities. Provide legal support on bank lending arrangements. Provide legal support on the provision of services by the company to member firms, including the structure of how such services are provided. Provide legal support on personnel assignment arrangements. Review and advise on company policies. Review press releases and other communications. Support efforts to protect the brand/sub-brands and license them internally. Work closely with the business and legal leaders and member firm leaders around the world.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree and a J.D. (or equivalent) degree from a top law school. Must have 8-10 years of experience as a senior-level associate/junior partner on M&A transactions. In-house legal experience is a plus. Should have transactional involvement in one or more of the following industries: private equity, banking, financial advisory services, professional services, real estate, asset management, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, technology and energy. Must have experience drafting and negotiating transactional documents, merger agreements, purchase and sale agreements, commercial contracts, funding and investment agreements, transitional services agreements, non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements, letters of intent, MOUs, and company formation and organizational documents. International/cross-border legal experience is essential.
Legal 8 - 10 Full-time 2021-11-17

Senior Legal Counsel, Employment

Canonsburg PA Senior Legal Counsel, Employment The candidate will report to the Associate General Counsel, Employment and be a key member of the Employment team within the Legal Department's Global Ethics, Compliance and Risk team. Will provide legal support on executive compensation, general compensation, and employee benefits matters. A secondary responsibility will be to support the Associate General Counsel, Employment, in providing advice on a wide variety of general employment law matters. Provide practical legal counsel to Human Resources and interface with outside counsel with regard to day-to-day compensation and benefits issues, including: the company's stock plan, employee stock purchase plan, sales commission plans, and required public company disclosure issues; the company's 401(k) plan (including fiduciary guidance to its retirement committee), health savings accounts and health and welfare programs; and the company's annual incentive plans. 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. 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; negotiating/drafting of compensation and benefits-related reps and covenants in M&A deals; and interfacing with outside M&A and employment counsel on compensation and benefits issues in M&A transactions; and pre/post-close implementation. Provide practical legal counsel to Human Resources and business units and interface with outside counsel on day-to-day general employment law matters, including: advising on harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and other workplace investigations; counseling internal clients on various employment matters, including reasonable accommodations, leaves of absence, fair pay, and wage and hour issues; responding to claims and demand letters; researching and advising on legislative trends in harassment prevention and other areas; working with HR to enhance training programs; providing thought leadership and support for diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives; and developing, revising and implementing related policies and training solutions and stay atop of industry developments to help the company be best in class. Negotiate and document employment, retention, and separation agreements and restrictive covenants of varying complexity.

The candidate must have a J.D. degree from a U.S. accredited law school and be a member in good standing of at least one State Bar association. Must have 7+ years of experience in executive compensation and employee benefits subject areas, with preference given to executive compensation experience with a public company. Some experience with M&A and corporate transactions is required. Should preferably have 7+ years of experience in risk mitigation related to key employee-life cycle events (hiring, retention and terminations). Experience with SEC reporting relating to executive compensation is desired. Mix of law firm and in-house experience is strongly preferred. The ability to spot and analyze complex issues and devise practical strategies and solutions is essential. Strong drafting and negotiating skills are needed.
Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2021-11-17

Litigation Attorney

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

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree with JD and admission to the Bar of at least one state. Typically requires 5+ years of legal experience in claims and/or law firms with a progressively increasing level of responsibility. Requires trial and/or litigation experience. Requires a proven track record of results. May require specific technical/functional area legal experience. Advanced knowledge of the theories principles practices and procedures of litigation management within an insurance organization. Excellent verbal and written communication negotiation and presentation skills. Strong negotiation consultative and facilitation skills with the ability to effectively interact with all internal and external business partners. Ability to exercise independent judgment and to work with and maintain confidential and sensitive information. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and senior-level skills in managing ambiguous situations and issues. Proven ability to take a proactive long-term view of business goals and objectives in order to achieve strategic business results. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and other business-related software ie TeamConnect or other case management software. Value-driven to provide superior solutions to internal and/or external clients. Acts with a sense of urgency to advance the priorities of the client/organization. Helps self and others to excel through collaboration and building strong relationships. Thinks creatively and uses diverse ideas to solve problems. Raises expectations of self and others by continuously learning and broadening industry and technical skills.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2021-11-17

Senior Corporate Counsel

Philadelphia PA Senior Corporate Counsel The candidate will support more than one business line, with a primary focus on the Retirement, Health, and FuturePlan divisions, which service 401(k)s, IRAs, health savings accounts, and other tax-advantaged savings plans. Will provide legal counsel to executives across the business units and shared services functions. Key job responsibilities include acting as subject matter expert in relevant areas of law; negotiating and drafting contracts; supporting mergers and acquisitions; managing disputes and litigation; supporting a registered investment advisor, a broker-dealer, and two trust companies; and other day-to-day legal matters. Provide advice and counsel to business leaders on legal, regulatory, legislative, compliance, and business issue. Draft, negotiate, review, and interpret various contracts and other legal documents between the company and its clients, partners, vendors, and other third parties. Support mergers and acquisitions by assisting with due diligence, agreement negotiation, post-closing integration, and related matters. Manage and resolve disputes and litigation, including overseeing outside counsel. Provide legal and regulatory guidance to a registered investment advisor, a broker-dealer, and two trust companies. Handle other day-to-day legal issues arising in a growing and complex business including employment, intellectual property, and corporate governance. Responsible for protecting, securing, and proper handling of all confidential data held by the company to ensure against unauthorized access, improper transmission, and/or unapproved disclosure of information that could result in harm to the company or its clients.

The candidate should have a Juris Doctorate from an accredited U.S. law school with 7-10 years of experience. Should have a license to practice law in at least one state and in good standing. Experience in the financial services industry is strongly preferred. Familiarity with ERISA and laws related to mutual funds, securities, and other investments is preferred. Law firm and in-house experience are a plus. Must demonstrate sound legal and business judgment.
Legal 7 - 9 Full-time 2021-11-13
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Assistant General Counsel - Securities Services/global Custody
Refer job# LIDL163788
 
Assistant General Counsel - Securities Services/Global Custody The candidate interacts with sales, relationship, administration, operations, risk, and compliance staff; external customers; and external customers legal counsel. Negotiates complicated service contracts. Supports account onboarding and administration. Monitors the evolving regulatory and litigation environment and advices on complying with regulatory expectations and minimizing litigation risk. Advises on risk-control procedures and template service contracts. Contributes legal expertise to product development and novel account investment transactions. Supports responses to internal and external audits and administrative reviews, regulators exams and actions, demands, litigation, and customer bankruptcy. Educates bank personnel about relevant legal topics. Manages outside legal counsel.

The candidate should have a law degree with strong academic credentials. Licensed to practice law and in good standing. Should have 8+ years of the in-house legal department or law firm experience advising financial institutions. Experience advising trustees, custodial banks, investment advisers, brokers, or insurance companies is preferred. Expertise in one or more of the following areas of law is preferred: (1) U.S. banking and securities laws (including the OCC's Reg. 9, the SEC's Regulation R, and the Investment Company Act of 1940), (2) the SEC's offshore-funds regulation (Regulation S), (3) foreign banking and securities laws in the jurisdictions where U.S. Bank's sub-custodians operate and where customers that purchase offshore funds are domiciled, and (4) foreign regulations that impact U.S. Bank's securities and custodial activities. Experience or interest in advising global custodians is preferred. Strong analytical skills. The ability to work independently. Comfort with and interest in working on a variety of legal matters. Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills. Strong commitment to client service.
 
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Usogc, Corporate Attorney- Director
Refer job# KBDX163688
 
USOGC, Corporate Attorney- Director The candidate will support team to disrupt, improve and evolve ways of working when necessary. Arrange and sponsor appropriate assignments and experiences to help people realize their potential and support their long-term aspirations. Identify gaps in the market and spot opportunities to create value propositions. Look for opportunities to scale efficiencies and new ways of working across multiple projects and environments. Create an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart. Promote and encourage others to value difference when working in diverse teams. Drive and take ownership for developing connections that help deliver what is best for our people and stakeholders. Influence and facilitate the creation of long-term relationships which add value to the firm. Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct. Juris Doctorate required. 5 years of progressively responsible post-qualification legal experience in the field of corporate law, either at a recognized law firm (or a combination of law firm and in-house) required. Admitted to practice law in at least one US state and is in good standing required. Possessing experience in general corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions and contracting, regulatory analysis, corporate governance preferred. Understanding, in the context of commercial contracting/transactions, of credit/financing matters, corporate secretarial matters, cross-border contracting, employment/tax/IP matters preferred. Identifying legal issues in business proposals proactively preferred. Assessing legal risk, propose solutions and escalate important issues to firm leadership preferred. Working independently and on a time-sensitive basis, and to manage multiple competing priorities preferred. Translating complex legal and regulatory issues for a business audience preferred. Managing teams of internal staff and outside counsel, and oversee complex projects; and Demonstrating legal negotiation, analysis and drafting skills preferred.
 
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Senior Counsel, Product (Securities and Lending)
Refer job# IGXH163622
 
Senior Counsel, Product (Securities and Lending) The candidate, under the direction of the Assistant General Counsel, Product and Regulatory, will play an immediate and direct role as Senior Counsel leading and managing coverage for the company's securities and lending products. Will partner with innovative product teams developing cutting-edge blockchain-based treasury solutions for the crypto yield markets, and helping dynamic early stage companies raise capital through the internet. Help to plan and implement regulatory strategy in connection with global expansion efforts amid shifting regulatory environments. Provide full product life-cycle counseling novel yield products building on centralized and decentralized blockchain-based lending markets. Administer advice on compliance with US and international laws and regulations relating to securities and lending transactions, including public and private offerings of equity and debt securities and complex finance and credit arrangements. Deliver securities legal coverage for the firm's venture activity in the crypto space and co-investments in early stage companies. Support the development and implementation by the Legal team of processes, procedures and metrics to increase the overall effectiveness of the legal services provided to the company. Address legal risk in business-centric ways, develop processes to solve problems, strengthen partnerships, and advance opportunities. Remain up-to-date on relevant crowdfunding, securities, and digital currency developments to ensure an ongoing ability to provide robust product area coverage.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree and active law license in at least one state in good standing. Must have 8+ years of experience as in-house counsel advising product teams and/or leading regulatory coverage in connection with securities and/or lending transactions preferably in fintech or institutional financial services. Passion for financial technology and proven experience covering crowdfunding, private placements and/or alternative lending arrangements is needed. Familiarity with securities regulations in the US is required. European and APAC securities regulatory experience is preferred. Experience working in a regulated environment or with governmental entities is essential. Proficiency in Google Suite, Slack and Apple MacOS is preferred.
 
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Senior Corporate Counsel - Telco
Refer job# ZFMP163642
 
Senior Corporate Counsel - Telco The candidate will serve as the lead attorney supporting the global Telecommunications (Telco) sales vertical and Telco channel program. Will collaborate with channel and direct sales go-to-market teams to help design, augment and streamline the telco partner program strategy, and develop templates, playbooks and related guidance, including enablement and training materials for the company's stakeholders (sales/business units and legal colleagues) focusing on Telco and related industry-specific standards, contracting requirements, trends, and developments. Advise the business and partner program teams regarding antitrust/competition issues impacting the design and operation of an effective Telco partner program. In collaboration with the company's global team of attorneys and contract managers in the company's Commercial Legal Group, support global sell-to and sell-through contract activities with the company's Telco customers as end users and channel partners. Many of these sales transactions and channel partner motions will require new solutions and business models as well as creative thinking and extensive collaboration with other teams to solve for both discreet transactions and programmatic issues. Operate as the legal department's Telco subject matter expert providing pragmatic advice to the company's worldwide Telco vertical sales VP, business units, and other stakeholders on go-to-market strategy, current and potential legal and commercial issues, industry-specific requirements, and transactional guidance. In collaboration with the company's global team of attorneys and contract managers in the company's Commercial Legal Group, draft, review, and negotiate a broad range of commercial agreements with Telcos for the sale of the company's offerings (and assist, support and mentor other legal negotiators), including cloud/software-as-a-service, software licensing, professional services, data privacy, channel partner; leading and/or managing complex, ground-breaking and high-value transactions. Monitor and proactively address changing Telco and related industry regulations and market trends. Effectively work with a variety of business, finance and legal stakeholders to develop and implement practices that support innovation and growth while maintaining appropriate commercial risk. Drive and/or assist with various legal department projects that support the legal department goals, including the company's transition to a cloud services company, as well as efforts to develop, implement and enhance processes that improve transaction velocity and scaling without material increases in risk. Act as a fiduciary for the company, driving compliance in day-to-day sales activities, including providing training and counseling to sales professionals and coordinating with other groups within the company's Legal department on ethics and compliance matters. Handle other projects that may be assigned from time to time.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree from an accredited US law school. Must be a member of a US State Bar and in good standing. Must have 12+ years of commercial legal experience with a large law firm and/or in a fast-paced corporate legal group for an enterprise technology company, Telco or other major IT industry companies. Experience contracting with large Telcos to enable them to purchase software/services/products (a) for Telco's internal use, (b) to support Telco product/service offerings to their customers, and/or (c) to resell to Telco end users is required. Experience supporting sales transactions of on-premise software and SaaS/Cloud-based service to enterprise customers is needed. Experience supporting a channel partner program and working with channel partners (e.g. distributors, resellers, service providers) is highly valued. Experience partnering with business clients to develop strategy is an asset. Working knowledge of antitrust and competition laws in the context of channel pricing and discriminatory practices is a plus. US and global telecommunications/communications service provider regulatory compliance experience is ideal. Should be an excellent negotiator who knows how to keep complex legal negotiations simple and clear, who knows how to facilitate appropriate internal decision-making processes and who strives to find a mutually agreeable outcome in an efficient but risk-conscious manner.
 
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Legal Counsel, Privacy & Data Protection
Refer job# NCWI163652
 
Legal Counsel, Privacy & Data Protection Draft, review, and negotiate privacy, security, and data protection terms in customer/vendor/ product agreements. Manage customer inquiries and escalations around privacy, security, and data protection from the Commercial Legal team and Field Sales organizations. Create and provide training to the Commercial Legal and Field Sales organization for general and EMEA-specific data protection issues. Create informational material for the Field Sales organization and the Company's customers about the Company's data protection program. Collaborate with legal and business clients to identify, develop and implement process improvements to the commercial aspects of the Company's Data Protection Program. Keep up with industry guidelines that relate to the Company's products, such as SOC2, ISO, HIPAA, PCI-DSS, and FedRAMP. Identify and draft amendments to privacy and security contractual terms and new templates or clauses as required. Collaborate with the Commercial Legal team on contract administration, including contract process improvement, contract management tool maintenance, tracking, and reporting. Help update and maintain the Company's customer RFP database. Take on other responsibilities as needed.

Qualifications: J.D. Degree with excellent academic credentials. License to practice law in good standing in the state where practicing. 6-9 years of tech transactions experience, with 4+ years of concentrated SaaS and data protection (privacy and security), in-house experience is preferred. Solid grasp of the commercial requirements of key data protection compliance programs in the EU/US (GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA). Foundational knowledge of key security programs such as SOC2, ISO, HIPAA, PCI-DSS, and FedRAMP. Strong familiarity with emerging technologies, network and cyber security, infrastructure resiliency, and cloud computing. Significant experience negotiating Data Protection Addenda and Information Security Addenda. Expertise in Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Prior experience with OneTrust and Conga/Apttus, is a plus.
 
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Corporate Counsel
Refer job# JJSU163575
 
Corporate Legal Counsel Responsibilities: Assist in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, systems and related initiatives, subject to the general oversight of the General Counsel. Draft, review, negotiate, and interpret agreements in support of various company departments (e.g., finance, human resources, IT, engineering, maintenance), and advise on contract status, legal risks, and liabilities, subject to the general oversight of the General Counsel. Assists the General Counsel in providing coordination, direction, and oversight of the Hornblower Legal Department, including strategic and tactical planning. Assists the General Counsel in providing comprehensive legal counsel, representation, and oversight on the wide range of legal matters affecting Hornblower and its related entities. Collaborate across the organization to ensure the company is in compliance with all relevant laws and regulations. Provides an important interface between the Legal Department and internal and external constituencies. Assist in negotiation of merger/ acquisition/ joint venture transactions and provide due diligence support. Interact with local, state, and federal regulatory agencies. Monitors changes in relevant legal areas and provides education to the legal and leadership teams as appropriate on substantive legal topics, including those related to the maritime and hospitality industries. Leads the formulation and implementation of short-term and long-term goals and plans to improve the efficiency and efficacy of the Legal Department, including evaluating metrics and performance of internal and outside legal counsel. Investigate and research claims by and against the company, and proactively anticipate and guard against legal risks facing the company. Additional job duties assigned.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited law school. Admitted, in good standing, and licensed to practice 3-5 years of relevant in-house counsel or law firm experience. Experience with Privacy (GDPR, CCPA, cookies, privacy, data, etc.) General commercial contract experience is a plus SAAS relationships/agreements Experience and knowledge in risk management and evaluation. Strong organization skills and attention to detail with an ability to handle heavy workload and pivoting priorities according to business needs. Outstanding legal researcher, with strong (practical) writing and analytical skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to convey positions in a clear, concise and effective manner. Experience with environmental, transportation, maritime, or other heavily regulated industries strongly preferred. Able to balance legal risk with business objectives. Self-starter who demonstrates superior interpersonal skills, ownership/accountability. Strong judgment, attention to detail, interpersonal and communication skills, with demonstrated teaming ability to work well with, influence, and inform diverse groups, including peers and clients. Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
 
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Senior Corporate Counsel - OGC
Refer job# SFWS163487
 
Senior Corporate Counsel - OGC The candidate will provide legal support on cross-border combinations, joint ventures and other strategic arrangements within the network. Will provide legal support for various investments in member firms around the world. Provide legal support for large or strategic global acquisitions by the network. Advise on the powers, authorities, and responsibilities of the Boards, Committees, and Executives. Advise on matters relating to structure of the network. Advise on proposed amendments to governance documents. Advise leadership on material member firm matters, activities, and transactions. Ensure compliance with governance obligations. Prepare resolutions and filings, including certain securities filings. Advise on aspects of global strategies. Advise on risks to the network based on proposed transactions, structural matters, and other activities. Provide legal support on bank lending arrangements. Provide legal support on the provision of services by the company to member firms, including the structure of how such services are provided. Provide legal support on personnel assignment arrangements. Review and advise on company policies. Review press releases and other communications. Support efforts to protect the brand/sub-brands and license them internally. Work closely with the business and legal leaders and member firm leaders around the world.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree and a J.D. (or equivalent) degree from a top law school. Must have 8-10 years of experience as a senior-level associate/junior partner on M&A transactions. In-house legal experience is a plus. Should have transactional involvement in one or more of the following industries: private equity, banking, financial advisory services, professional services, real estate, asset management, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, technology and energy. Must have experience drafting and negotiating transactional documents, merger agreements, purchase and sale agreements, commercial contracts, funding and investment agreements, transitional services agreements, non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements, letters of intent, MOUs, and company formation and organizational documents. International/cross-border legal experience is essential.
 
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Senior Legal Counsel, Employment
Refer job# ZOOX163511
 
Senior Legal Counsel, Employment The candidate will report to the Associate General Counsel, Employment and be a key member of the Employment team within the Legal Department's Global Ethics, Compliance and Risk team. Will provide legal support on executive compensation, general compensation, and employee benefits matters. A secondary responsibility will be to support the Associate General Counsel, Employment, in providing advice on a wide variety of general employment law matters. Provide practical legal counsel to Human Resources and interface with outside counsel with regard to day-to-day compensation and benefits issues, including: the company's stock plan, employee stock purchase plan, sales commission plans, and required public company disclosure issues; the company's 401(k) plan (including fiduciary guidance to its retirement committee), health savings accounts and health and welfare programs; and the company's annual incentive plans. 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. 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; negotiating/drafting of compensation and benefits-related reps and covenants in M&A deals; and interfacing with outside M&A and employment counsel on compensation and benefits issues in M&A transactions; and pre/post-close implementation. Provide practical legal counsel to Human Resources and business units and interface with outside counsel on day-to-day general employment law matters, including: advising on harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and other workplace investigations; counseling internal clients on various employment matters, including reasonable accommodations, leaves of absence, fair pay, and wage and hour issues; responding to claims and demand letters; researching and advising on legislative trends in harassment prevention and other areas; working with HR to enhance training programs; providing thought leadership and support for diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives; and developing, revising and implementing related policies and training solutions and stay atop of industry developments to help the company be best in class. Negotiate and document employment, retention, and separation agreements and restrictive covenants of varying complexity.

The candidate must have a J.D. degree from a U.S. accredited law school and be a member in good standing of at least one State Bar association. Must have 7+ years of experience in executive compensation and employee benefits subject areas, with preference given to executive compensation experience with a public company. Some experience with M&A and corporate transactions is required. Should preferably have 7+ years of experience in risk mitigation related to key employee-life cycle events (hiring, retention and terminations). Experience with SEC reporting relating to executive compensation is desired. Mix of law firm and in-house experience is strongly preferred. The ability to spot and analyze complex issues and devise practical strategies and solutions is essential. Strong drafting and negotiating skills are needed.
 
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Litigation Attorney
Refer job# LBWG163513
 
Litigation Attorney Responsibilities: Handles insurance defense or coverage matters from pleadings through trial. Manages litigation preparation driving for superior results. Develops the litigation strategy and prepares/directs the preparation of all necessary materials i.e. briefs motions discovery depositions experts etc. Advises whether a case should be tried or settled and actively drives the case to resolution with an appropriate sense of urgency. Handles bench and jury trials as the first chair in both state and federal court as necessary. Tries all aspects of cases including court appearances trial preparation motions discovery and negotiations. Communicates regularly and concisely with clients claim professionals leadership and others to ensure an appropriate level of understanding and documentation exists for effective case management. Conducts legal research and analysis of facts and information to provide counsel and guidance on legal questions or issues. Prepares opinions or position papers on various legal issues and interpretation of legal issues/provisions. Counsels client/management/claim professionals to avoid legally unsound decisions or plans and when changes in the law occur. May train or mentor other attorneys and paralegals. Trains department staff on appropriate procedures (e.g. claims etc). Collaboratively works with client claim professionals underwriting risk control and other third parties while resolving legal issues. Works independently in resolving legal cases with oversight supervision. Responds to government regulatory agencies as needed.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree with JD and admission to the Bar of at least one state. Typically requires 5+ years of legal experience in claims and/or law firms with a progressively increasing level of responsibility. Requires trial and/or litigation experience. Requires a proven track record of results. May require specific technical/functional area legal experience. Advanced knowledge of the theories principles practices and procedures of litigation management within an insurance organization. Excellent verbal and written communication negotiation and presentation skills. Strong negotiation consultative and facilitation skills with the ability to effectively interact with all internal and external business partners. Ability to exercise independent judgment and to work with and maintain confidential and sensitive information. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and senior-level skills in managing ambiguous situations and issues. Proven ability to take a proactive long-term view of business goals and objectives in order to achieve strategic business results. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and other business-related software ie TeamConnect or other case management software. Value-driven to provide superior solutions to internal and/or external clients. Acts with a sense of urgency to advance the priorities of the client/organization. Helps self and others to excel through collaboration and building strong relationships. Thinks creatively and uses diverse ideas to solve problems. Raises expectations of self and others by continuously learning and broadening industry and technical skills.
 
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Senior Corporate Counsel
Refer job# SGZW163294
 
Senior Corporate Counsel The candidate will support more than one business line, with a primary focus on the Retirement, Health, and FuturePlan divisions, which service 401(k)s, IRAs, health savings accounts, and other tax-advantaged savings plans. Will provide legal counsel to executives across the business units and shared services functions. Key job responsibilities include acting as subject matter expert in relevant areas of law; negotiating and drafting contracts; supporting mergers and acquisitions; managing disputes and litigation; supporting a registered investment advisor, a broker-dealer, and two trust companies; and other day-to-day legal matters. Provide advice and counsel to business leaders on legal, regulatory, legislative, compliance, and business issue. Draft, negotiate, review, and interpret various contracts and other legal documents between the company and its clients, partners, vendors, and other third parties. Support mergers and acquisitions by assisting with due diligence, agreement negotiation, post-closing integration, and related matters. Manage and resolve disputes and litigation, including overseeing outside counsel. Provide legal and regulatory guidance to a registered investment advisor, a broker-dealer, and two trust companies. Handle other day-to-day legal issues arising in a growing and complex business including employment, intellectual property, and corporate governance. Responsible for protecting, securing, and proper handling of all confidential data held by the company to ensure against unauthorized access, improper transmission, and/or unapproved disclosure of information that could result in harm to the company or its clients.

The candidate should have a Juris Doctorate from an accredited U.S. law school with 7-10 years of experience. Should have a license to practice law in at least one state and in good standing. Experience in the financial services industry is strongly preferred. Familiarity with ERISA and laws related to mutual funds, securities, and other investments is preferred. Law firm and in-house experience are a plus. Must demonstrate sound legal and business judgment.
 
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