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Senior Intellectual Property Counsel

Collegeville PA Senior Intellectual Property Counsel The candidate will report to the Chief Intellectual Property Counsel and be primarily responsible for handling complex intellectual property litigation and adverse matters, including patent infringement allegations and cases. Will work with the Chief Intellectual Property Counsel and IP legal team to manage, maintain and enforce firm's worldwide intellectual property assets, and handle a variety of intellectual property issues including patents, copyrights, trademarks, open source, licensing, and other types of transactional work related to joint ventures and M&A matters. Assist other attorneys in the Legal Department with review and analysis of intellectual property issues in technology transactions and agreements.

The candidate should have Juris Doctor from an ABA accredited law school. Must have registration to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Must be Currently licensed to practice law in the U.S. Must have 5-10 years of experience in the practice of law with an emphasis on IP Litigation. Prior financial services software and technology experience is desirable.
Legal 5 - 10 Full-time 2019-06-24

Intellectual Property Counsel

Murrysville PA Intellectual Property Counsel Duties: Shaping the building of IP portfolio, focusing on innovations in the healthcare field, including IP related to information technology (such as software, databases, mobile apps, and artificial intelligence) to provide optimal IP protection to the business so that we can create maximum value from that portfolio through licensing and other commercial IP-based deals. Advising businesses and research organizations in all IP-related matters. Negotiating IP licenses and other commercial IP-based agreements. Managing third-party IP risks, and, when needed, seeking access to third-party IP at the lowest cost possible.

Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree and technical background in electrical engineering, computer science, or physics. A masters degree or higher is a plus. Admitted to the bar of at least one state. A licensed US Patent Attorney with 3+ years of patent creation experience at a law firm, or a mix of law firm and in-house experience, preferably at a multinational organization. Ability to handle IP matters related to digitization, artificial intelligence, software, and services as a solution. A candidate with experience working with the medical community is preferred. Confidence, critical thinking, and experience at multitasking. Strong professional drive. Excellent analytical and intellectual capabilities. Excellent relationship building, influencing, and negotiating abilities. Excellent communications skills to operate at all levels both internally and externally.
Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2019-06-17

Associate Senior Counsel - Government Programs

Philadelphia PA Associate Senior Counsel - Government Programs The ideal candidate will understand the law and how it relates to the businesses, serve as a strategic advisor to the Executive Leadership team and provide solution-based advice. Provide legal advice and counsel on issues related to ACA products and services. Maintain knowledge of regulatory and enforcement environment affecting the business in order to minimize risk. Work closely with government affairs to analyze and provide comments on proposed rules and regulations. Interact with state and federal regulatory agencies. Lead legal support for operations and compliance implementation projects. Work closely with business Operations and Compliance to identify and reduce known and potential regulatory, legal and business risks. Analyze and provide guidance regarding contractual obligations for disputed claims. Design and implement measures to avoid, reduce and mitigate risks. Represent and advocate the segment s interests before federal and state agencies. Serve as strategic advisor to the business team and enterprise colleagues on the impact and response to proposed and new rules, regulations and legislation.

The candidate should have J.D. degree/Bar membership. Must have 10 + years of corporate legal department or law firm experience is needed. Experience in government programs and insurance is strongly preferred. Broad knowledge of the Affordable Care Act, the individual insurance market, federal health care programs and insurance industries a plus. Strong analytical, written and oral communication skills, including negotiation and drafting skills. Interpersonal skills to develop and manage relationships with business clients at all levels. Strong ability to identify issues and propose practical legal and business solutions. Customer-focused and creative approach to problem solving and the ability to efficiently manage a substantial number of issues and competing priorities effectively. Strong ability to maneuver through business barriers to facilitate solutions. Exceptional track record of project and process management. Strong work ethic with effective time-management. Demonstrated good judgment and willingness to take on difficult projects.
Legal 10 - 0 Full-time 2019-06-16

Senior Corporate Counsel

Collegeville PA Senior Corporate Counsel The candidate will provide duties may change from time to time and is expected primarily to involve legal support for a range of corporate and commercial activities. Areas of responsibility will vary with the Companys need. Initially, it is expected that primary responsibilities may include support for corporate activities (e.g., financing), commercial activities (e.g., drafting and negotiating contracts, including for procurement, provider and health plan services), business development activities (e.g., mergers and acquisitions) and counseling clients on a range of business and legal regulatory issues (e.g., anti-corruption, fraud and abuse laws).

The candidate must have a J.D, be duly licensed to practice law, and have 5+ years of relevant experience. Must have strong corporate, commercial or transactional experience. Must have expert drafting, communication and negotiation skills. Must have an understanding of how to support the achievement of business objectives while considering the regulatory landscape. Health care experience is desirable. Must have strong corporate, commercial or transactional experience. Must have an understanding of how to support the achievement of business objectives while considering the regulatory landscape. Must have demonstrated ability to interface effectively with all levels of staff, management and executives.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2019-06-13

Insurance Defense Attorney - Bodily Injury

Plymouth Meeting PA Insurance Defense Attorney - Bodily Injury The candidate will prepare pleadings, discovery, necessary court documents and attend court hearings, mediations, arbitrations, and trials in assigned venues. Will prepare timely structured reports on litigation developments to claims partners and Progressive insureds. Obtain, review and analyze written discovery, depositions and medical records. Communicating and collaborating with assigned claims partners and legal support staff while maintaining excellent relationships. Assess value of claims and risks of exposure. Must have Juris Doctorate degree. from an accredited law school. Active license to practice law in Pennsylvania is essential. Must have 1-3 years experience in auto defense litigation or plaintiffs personal injury. Listening, verbal and written communication skills is essential. Understanding of all applicable ethical duties is essential. Legal 1 - 3 Full-time 2019-06-13

Senior Counsel, Investigations & Compliance

Philadelphia PA Senior Counsel, Investigations & Compliance Responsibilities: Assess and investigate internal and external reports and allegations of potential violations of the Company s Code of Conduct, policies and procedures, and various laws and regulations, including gathering and reviewing information, interviewing witnesses and subjects, and preparing reports of investigations. Successfully partner with security, human resources, and law enforcement in connection with investigation, with a particular focus on investigations involving security and law enforcement. Advise leadership within the Law Department and the Company s business units regarding appropriate evaluation of cases. Provide training to security investigators regarding investigative techniques, processes, and policies. Assist with developing, implementing, communicating, and maintaining legal and compliance policies and procedures for the Cable business to help promote an organizations culture of ethics and ensure the company s compliance with laws, regulations, company policies and contracts. Partner with business units to identify potential areas of compliance risk and vulnerability within Cable; develop and implement action plans for the resolution of problematic issues; and provide general guidance on how to avoid or address similar situations in the future. Provide reports and briefings to business leadership regarding significant investigations, trends, and metrics. Perform other compliance program-related duties as needed. Provides legal counsel in a particular subject area of expertise and/or to a specific business unit or units. Dispenses legal knowledge and expertise impacting business operations. Works closely with executives and management. Performs legal research when and as necessary to resolve legal issues and determine the appropriate course of action regarding a particular issue/case. Consults with and supervises outside counsel to develop legal strategies and resolve issues in non-routine matters. Operates with minimal supervision and coordinates legal functions with other departments affected by the matter/issue. Provides mentorship and guidance to junior level attorneys and may have direct management responsibilities for non-attorney legal specialists. Consistent exercise of sound judgment and discretion in all matters. Regular, consistent, and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s), and overtime as necessary. Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance. Regular, consistent and punctual attendance.

Requirements: Law Degree from an accredited US law school. Top 20% of class preferred. Law review/journal experience preferred. 5-8 years of experience as a lawyer with demonstrated knowledge and understanding of internal investigations, government investigations, and referrals and interactions with law enforcement. Experience as a state or local prosecutor highly preferable. Member of a state bar in good standing, with the ability to obtain a limited in-house bar license in Pennsylvania. Excellent writing and editing skills, including experience with drafting and editing substantial written work product. Significant exposure to criminal prosecutions, internal investigation processes, and government investigations; prior law enforcement or prosecutorial experience preferable. Prior experience holding a security clearance and/or ability to obtain a top-secret security clearance a plus. Ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. Demonstrated ability to analyze facts and identify issues, collect data/evidence, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and prepare reports. Ability to assess risks and identify internal control weaknesses and recommend impactful solutions. Ability to work effectively with all levels of management, manage multiple projects and meet deadlines with consistently high quality work product. Ability to work across functions to enable other groups to take on and own compliance initiatives. Strong oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills and relationship-building skills; discretion in sensitive situations is a must. Experience managing others and an interest in team building. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.
Legal 5 - 8 Full-time 2019-06-09

Corporate Counsel, IP

Exton PA Corporate Counsel, IP The candidate will oversee preparation and prosecution of patent applications; assist in the management of the companys IP portfolio; review preliminary patent and literature searches and analyze patent search results relative to products in support of patentability and infringement analyses; and assist in the review of third-party patents. Will oversee, review and draft all aspects of U.S. and foreign patent application preparation and prosecution docket. Advise clients on the various legal risks, business strategies, and other issues related to IP processes and other projects. Advise globally on confidentiality agreements and oversee execution and management process. Review and analyze patent and application search results. Facilitate and track the clearance of all potential new products in development. Develop and implement processes for complying with inventor remuneration requirements, globally. Support leadership in developing IP strategy and execution. Research and advise on IP, commercial and other legal issues, including IP provisions in agreements, as needed. Provide advice with respect to issues and claims that may arise in the course of patent process. Develop training modules, presentations and other material on legal issues of importance to internal stakeholders and provide such information and training upon request. Propose, organize, manage and complete department projects either individually or as a member of a team. Provide legal support to the business in other substantive areas of law as needed. Manage internal and external counsel and patent agents. Perform other duties as may be assigned as appropriate.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's in Electrical, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering and a Juris Doctor degree. Must be a Registered U.S. Patent Attorney. Admitted to one State Bar; and eligible for admission to the Pennsylvania Bar. Should preferably have 8+ years of relevant experience and 5+ years of which were practicing as an attorney in a law firm; experience working as patent examiner. Proficiency with MS Office products, including PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Outlook; experience with MS team tools and IP portfolio management and analysis software, such as Anaqua, is a plus. Excellent oral and written communications are essential.
Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2019-06-06

Corporate Counsel

Lancaster PA Corporate Counsel Duties: Reporting to Senior Vice President & General Counsel, the Corporate Counsel position is responsible for a broad range of corporate and commercial legal issues for a publicly - traded manufacturing company, including: contractual matters (review, drafting, and negotiating), regulatory compliance, corporate governance, and consumer & marketing claims. Corporate Counsels prepare, review and negotiate contracts involving distribution, sales, procurement, IT, consulting services, confidentiality, data privacy, licensing and other corporate related matters. Demonstrate experienced judgment in analyzing and negotiating complex concepts, including: limitations of liability; indemnifications; and warranties. Assist in handling various corporate legal matters, including privacy, commercial disputes (pre-litigation management), and corporate governance. Assist the General Counsel to ensure that the Company conducts its business in compliance with applicable SEC laws and regulations and NYSE rules; manage Sarbanes-Oxley and 1934 Act compliance and reports (10-K, 10-Q, and 8-K and proxy statements). Participate in the design and development of corporate policies, procedures, and programs required for a public company and provide counsel and guidance on legal matters, regulatory interpretations, and on legal implications of all matters. Assist in oversight of maintenance of all foreign and domestic subsidiaries. Research, analyze and advise members of senior management regarding laws and regulations. Effectively manage outside counsel to achieve business goals while controlling costs. Participate on cross-functional teams in company initiatives. Participate in due diligence with respect to mergers and acquisitions. Manage real estate transactions, including leases and easements. Assist with initiatives to strengthen the legal department and business operations through systems improvements and the preparation, implementation and refinement of forms, processes, and procedures, including contracts management and records retention.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited law school. Admission to the Pennsylvania Bar. 3+ years of relevant experience in medium to large-sized law firm or in-house legal department. Previous experience with commercial transactions and corporate governance exposure. Excellent organizational and teamwork skills. Strong attention to detail. Ability and willingness to work core hours to support the needs of our business and plant locations. Preferred Qualifications: High energy and engagement with a diverse group of business clients on a wide variety of legal issues. Willingness to research and become a subject matter expert in new areas. Strong analytical and negotiating skills. Excellent interpersonal skills. Outstanding legal drafting skills. Experience with/knowledge of executive compensation corporate governance matters a plus.
Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2019-05-27

Corporate Attorney II

Philadelphia PA Corporate Attorney II Duties: Participates in the development of policies in the immediate managers organization, and interprets such policies throughout the department. Develops objectives, policies and procedures for the approval of immediate manager. Interprets and administers programs and procedures in accordance with approved policies. Performs special assignments for immediate manager as requested. Reports performance to immediate manager. Coordinates expense budget spending for the department to maintain performance within budget. Develops a suitable successor and assumes responsibility for training replacements at all levels within the department. Handles all aspects of federal/state administrative claims and lawsuit management of Workers Compensation, FELA and other related claims and lawsuits under the supervision and management of the Director, Workers Compensation. Provides support and guidance related to the matter types detailed above to SEPTA employees and management personnel on behalf of the Office of General Counsel when assigned. Demonstrates a level of expertise and competence to independently handle all Workers Compensation matters brought against SEPTA. Reviews and investigates claims and lawsuits in Workers Compensation, FELA and Insurance areas. Conducts legal research required to complete understanding of material issues. Interviews witnesses. Drafts pleadings, briefs and discovery. Presents argument to State Workers Compensation Judges in support of arguments made on behalf of client. Handles expert witnesses and related issues. Prepares for and conducts or defends fact and expert witness depositions. Prepares for and represents SEPTA at pre-trial court hearings. Prepares cases for trial and participates in trying the case. Represents SEPTA in the defense of Workers Compensation and FELA claims from the outset of those claims through final resolution. Manages outside counsels internal administrative reporting requirements. Manages Legal Files claim data and discovery input on Workers Compensation and FELA matters. Assists Director and/or Special Counsel with the management of outside counsel on Workers Compensation and FELA matters. Engages in direct communications with client to collect, analyze, and interpret all pertinent facts and circumstances related to a matter. Makes recommendations to the Director and/or Special Counsel as to how matters should be handled, explains justification for said recommendations, identifies risks and challenges, as well as benefits and potential for favorable outcomes. Understands internal policies and procedures and assists the Director and/or Special Counsel in preparing, amending or advising clients concerning those policies and procedures. Keeps client department staff informed on the progress of the handling of a matter and any legal issues related thereto. Organizes facts, shapes legal theories, and determines applicable foundational terms pertaining to legal matters and then drafts appropriate documents that accurately, clearly and thoroughly incorporates all of these. Works with client department staff to ensure that all aspects of an undertaking are reflected correctly and fully in the legal document. Works with Special Counsel and/or Deputy General Counsel to finalize the structure, content and style of the legal documents, so that they will meet the standards of General Counsel and is ready for Special Counsel or Deputy General Counsel to approve as to form. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must possess a JD Degree from an accredited law school in the United States and 4+ years of experience in the legal field required. Corporate litigation experience specifically related to FELA defense and/or workers compensation defense required. Admission to practice law before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania required. Must display a high degree of professionalism and competence. Must be able to handle pennsylvania workers compensation claims from administrative inception through appeals. Excellent writing, verbal communications and interpersonal skills required. Must be organized and self-motivated. End Date: 5/28/2019
Legal 4 - 0 Full-time 2019-05-27

Pennsylvania - Tax Senior Manager - National Tax - Tax Performance Advisory - Tax Reporting and Compliance

Philadelphia PA Tax Senior Manager - National Tax - Tax Performance Advisory - Tax Reporting and Compliance
The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree and 8 years of related work experience OR a Graduate degree and 7 years of related work experience. An undergraduate emphasis in accounting and 8+ years of related work experience in tax process improvement experience or equivalent experience in business or industry OR a Master's degree and 7+ years of related work experience preferred. CPA, J.D. degree or Enrolled Agent certification is required. FAS 109 experience and/or corporate income tax compliance experience preferred. Should have relevant experience in one or more of the following specialty areas: tax software products such as CORPTax, TaxStreamOneSource, Fast-Tax, LongviewInsource, etc.; tax data and reporting requirements for ledger and consolidation systems such as SAP, Oracle, Hyperion, etc.; and tax process and operational assessments. Ability to travel at least 50% of the time is required.
Legal 7 - 9 Full-time 2013-03-19
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Assistant Counsel
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Location : Philadelphia Pennsylvania United States

Summary / Objective: Manage, coordinate and implement a broad range of projects and programs in direct support of Legal Affairs. Serve as Assistant Counsel in Legal Affairs Department, reporting to General Counsel / Vice President, Legal Affairs. ... + read more

jun 24, 2019


Counsel, IT Legal - Global Legal Services
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Location : West Chester, PA, United States

Counsel, IT Legal - Global Legal Services Duties: Provides counsel and advice to affiliates, bearing responsibility for coordination and provision of various legal services including, without limitation, client counseling related to designated area... + read more

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Senior Intellectual Property Counsel
Refer job# VTYV144700
 
Senior Intellectual Property Counsel The candidate will report to the Chief Intellectual Property Counsel and be primarily responsible for handling complex intellectual property litigation and adverse matters, including patent infringement allegations and cases. Will work with the Chief Intellectual Property Counsel and IP legal team to manage, maintain and enforce firm's worldwide intellectual property assets, and handle a variety of intellectual property issues including patents, copyrights, trademarks, open source, licensing, and other types of transactional work related to joint ventures and M&A matters. Assist other attorneys in the Legal Department with review and analysis of intellectual property issues in technology transactions and agreements.

The candidate should have Juris Doctor from an ABA accredited law school. Must have registration to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Must be Currently licensed to practice law in the U.S. Must have 5-10 years of experience in the practice of law with an emphasis on IP Litigation. Prior financial services software and technology experience is desirable.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Intellectual Property Counsel
Refer job# DEBD144598
 
Intellectual Property Counsel Duties: Shaping the building of IP portfolio, focusing on innovations in the healthcare field, including IP related to information technology (such as software, databases, mobile apps, and artificial intelligence) to provide optimal IP protection to the business so that we can create maximum value from that portfolio through licensing and other commercial IP-based deals. Advising businesses and research organizations in all IP-related matters. Negotiating IP licenses and other commercial IP-based agreements. Managing third-party IP risks, and, when needed, seeking access to third-party IP at the lowest cost possible.

Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree and technical background in electrical engineering, computer science, or physics. A masters degree or higher is a plus. Admitted to the bar of at least one state. A licensed US Patent Attorney with 3+ years of patent creation experience at a law firm, or a mix of law firm and in-house experience, preferably at a multinational organization. Ability to handle IP matters related to digitization, artificial intelligence, software, and services as a solution. A candidate with experience working with the medical community is preferred. Confidence, critical thinking, and experience at multitasking. Strong professional drive. Excellent analytical and intellectual capabilities. Excellent relationship building, influencing, and negotiating abilities. Excellent communications skills to operate at all levels both internally and externally.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Associate Senior Counsel - Government Programs
Refer job# SUFA144577
 
Associate Senior Counsel - Government Programs The ideal candidate will understand the law and how it relates to the businesses, serve as a strategic advisor to the Executive Leadership team and provide solution-based advice. Provide legal advice and counsel on issues related to ACA products and services. Maintain knowledge of regulatory and enforcement environment affecting the business in order to minimize risk. Work closely with government affairs to analyze and provide comments on proposed rules and regulations. Interact with state and federal regulatory agencies. Lead legal support for operations and compliance implementation projects. Work closely with business Operations and Compliance to identify and reduce known and potential regulatory, legal and business risks. Analyze and provide guidance regarding contractual obligations for disputed claims. Design and implement measures to avoid, reduce and mitigate risks. Represent and advocate the segment s interests before federal and state agencies. Serve as strategic advisor to the business team and enterprise colleagues on the impact and response to proposed and new rules, regulations and legislation.

The candidate should have J.D. degree/Bar membership. Must have 10 + years of corporate legal department or law firm experience is needed. Experience in government programs and insurance is strongly preferred. Broad knowledge of the Affordable Care Act, the individual insurance market, federal health care programs and insurance industries a plus. Strong analytical, written and oral communication skills, including negotiation and drafting skills. Interpersonal skills to develop and manage relationships with business clients at all levels. Strong ability to identify issues and propose practical legal and business solutions. Customer-focused and creative approach to problem solving and the ability to efficiently manage a substantial number of issues and competing priorities effectively. Strong ability to maneuver through business barriers to facilitate solutions. Exceptional track record of project and process management. Strong work ethic with effective time-management. Demonstrated good judgment and willingness to take on difficult projects.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Senior Corporate Counsel
Refer job# LIVA144478
 
Senior Corporate Counsel The candidate will provide duties may change from time to time and is expected primarily to involve legal support for a range of corporate and commercial activities. Areas of responsibility will vary with the Companys need. Initially, it is expected that primary responsibilities may include support for corporate activities (e.g., financing), commercial activities (e.g., drafting and negotiating contracts, including for procurement, provider and health plan services), business development activities (e.g., mergers and acquisitions) and counseling clients on a range of business and legal regulatory issues (e.g., anti-corruption, fraud and abuse laws).

The candidate must have a J.D, be duly licensed to practice law, and have 5+ years of relevant experience. Must have strong corporate, commercial or transactional experience. Must have expert drafting, communication and negotiation skills. Must have an understanding of how to support the achievement of business objectives while considering the regulatory landscape. Health care experience is desirable. Must have strong corporate, commercial or transactional experience. Must have an understanding of how to support the achievement of business objectives while considering the regulatory landscape. Must have demonstrated ability to interface effectively with all levels of staff, management and executives.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Insurance Defense Attorney - Bodily Injury
Refer job# PRBX144490
 
Insurance Defense Attorney - Bodily Injury The candidate will prepare pleadings, discovery, necessary court documents and attend court hearings, mediations, arbitrations, and trials in assigned venues. Will prepare timely structured reports on litigation developments to claims partners and Progressive insureds. Obtain, review and analyze written discovery, depositions and medical records. Communicating and collaborating with assigned claims partners and legal support staff while maintaining excellent relationships. Assess value of claims and risks of exposure. Must have Juris Doctorate degree. from an accredited law school. Active license to practice law in Pennsylvania is essential. Must have 1-3 years experience in auto defense litigation or plaintiffs personal injury. Listening, verbal and written communication skills is essential. Understanding of all applicable ethical duties is essential.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Senior Counsel, Investigations & Compliance
Refer job# ORLT144424
 
Senior Counsel, Investigations & Compliance Responsibilities: Assess and investigate internal and external reports and allegations of potential violations of the Company s Code of Conduct, policies and procedures, and various laws and regulations, including gathering and reviewing information, interviewing witnesses and subjects, and preparing reports of investigations. Successfully partner with security, human resources, and law enforcement in connection with investigation, with a particular focus on investigations involving security and law enforcement. Advise leadership within the Law Department and the Company s business units regarding appropriate evaluation of cases. Provide training to security investigators regarding investigative techniques, processes, and policies. Assist with developing, implementing, communicating, and maintaining legal and compliance policies and procedures for the Cable business to help promote an organizations culture of ethics and ensure the company s compliance with laws, regulations, company policies and contracts. Partner with business units to identify potential areas of compliance risk and vulnerability within Cable; develop and implement action plans for the resolution of problematic issues; and provide general guidance on how to avoid or address similar situations in the future. Provide reports and briefings to business leadership regarding significant investigations, trends, and metrics. Perform other compliance program-related duties as needed. Provides legal counsel in a particular subject area of expertise and/or to a specific business unit or units. Dispenses legal knowledge and expertise impacting business operations. Works closely with executives and management. Performs legal research when and as necessary to resolve legal issues and determine the appropriate course of action regarding a particular issue/case. Consults with and supervises outside counsel to develop legal strategies and resolve issues in non-routine matters. Operates with minimal supervision and coordinates legal functions with other departments affected by the matter/issue. Provides mentorship and guidance to junior level attorneys and may have direct management responsibilities for non-attorney legal specialists. Consistent exercise of sound judgment and discretion in all matters. Regular, consistent, and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s), and overtime as necessary. Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance. Regular, consistent and punctual attendance.

Requirements: Law Degree from an accredited US law school. Top 20% of class preferred. Law review/journal experience preferred. 5-8 years of experience as a lawyer with demonstrated knowledge and understanding of internal investigations, government investigations, and referrals and interactions with law enforcement. Experience as a state or local prosecutor highly preferable. Member of a state bar in good standing, with the ability to obtain a limited in-house bar license in Pennsylvania. Excellent writing and editing skills, including experience with drafting and editing substantial written work product. Significant exposure to criminal prosecutions, internal investigation processes, and government investigations; prior law enforcement or prosecutorial experience preferable. Prior experience holding a security clearance and/or ability to obtain a top-secret security clearance a plus. Ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. Demonstrated ability to analyze facts and identify issues, collect data/evidence, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and prepare reports. Ability to assess risks and identify internal control weaknesses and recommend impactful solutions. Ability to work effectively with all levels of management, manage multiple projects and meet deadlines with consistently high quality work product. Ability to work across functions to enable other groups to take on and own compliance initiatives. Strong oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills and relationship-building skills; discretion in sensitive situations is a must. Experience managing others and an interest in team building. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Corporate Counsel, IP
Refer job# BFOI144386
 
Corporate Counsel, IP The candidate will oversee preparation and prosecution of patent applications; assist in the management of the companys IP portfolio; review preliminary patent and literature searches and analyze patent search results relative to products in support of patentability and infringement analyses; and assist in the review of third-party patents. Will oversee, review and draft all aspects of U.S. and foreign patent application preparation and prosecution docket. Advise clients on the various legal risks, business strategies, and other issues related to IP processes and other projects. Advise globally on confidentiality agreements and oversee execution and management process. Review and analyze patent and application search results. Facilitate and track the clearance of all potential new products in development. Develop and implement processes for complying with inventor remuneration requirements, globally. Support leadership in developing IP strategy and execution. Research and advise on IP, commercial and other legal issues, including IP provisions in agreements, as needed. Provide advice with respect to issues and claims that may arise in the course of patent process. Develop training modules, presentations and other material on legal issues of importance to internal stakeholders and provide such information and training upon request. Propose, organize, manage and complete department projects either individually or as a member of a team. Provide legal support to the business in other substantive areas of law as needed. Manage internal and external counsel and patent agents. Perform other duties as may be assigned as appropriate.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's in Electrical, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering and a Juris Doctor degree. Must be a Registered U.S. Patent Attorney. Admitted to one State Bar; and eligible for admission to the Pennsylvania Bar. Should preferably have 8+ years of relevant experience and 5+ years of which were practicing as an attorney in a law firm; experience working as patent examiner. Proficiency with MS Office products, including PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Outlook; experience with MS team tools and IP portfolio management and analysis software, such as Anaqua, is a plus. Excellent oral and written communications are essential.
 
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Corporate Counsel
Refer job# QECX144249
 
Corporate Counsel Duties: Reporting to Senior Vice President & General Counsel, the Corporate Counsel position is responsible for a broad range of corporate and commercial legal issues for a publicly - traded manufacturing company, including: contractual matters (review, drafting, and negotiating), regulatory compliance, corporate governance, and consumer & marketing claims. Corporate Counsels prepare, review and negotiate contracts involving distribution, sales, procurement, IT, consulting services, confidentiality, data privacy, licensing and other corporate related matters. Demonstrate experienced judgment in analyzing and negotiating complex concepts, including: limitations of liability; indemnifications; and warranties. Assist in handling various corporate legal matters, including privacy, commercial disputes (pre-litigation management), and corporate governance. Assist the General Counsel to ensure that the Company conducts its business in compliance with applicable SEC laws and regulations and NYSE rules; manage Sarbanes-Oxley and 1934 Act compliance and reports (10-K, 10-Q, and 8-K and proxy statements). Participate in the design and development of corporate policies, procedures, and programs required for a public company and provide counsel and guidance on legal matters, regulatory interpretations, and on legal implications of all matters. Assist in oversight of maintenance of all foreign and domestic subsidiaries. Research, analyze and advise members of senior management regarding laws and regulations. Effectively manage outside counsel to achieve business goals while controlling costs. Participate on cross-functional teams in company initiatives. Participate in due diligence with respect to mergers and acquisitions. Manage real estate transactions, including leases and easements. Assist with initiatives to strengthen the legal department and business operations through systems improvements and the preparation, implementation and refinement of forms, processes, and procedures, including contracts management and records retention.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited law school. Admission to the Pennsylvania Bar. 3+ years of relevant experience in medium to large-sized law firm or in-house legal department. Previous experience with commercial transactions and corporate governance exposure. Excellent organizational and teamwork skills. Strong attention to detail. Ability and willingness to work core hours to support the needs of our business and plant locations. Preferred Qualifications: High energy and engagement with a diverse group of business clients on a wide variety of legal issues. Willingness to research and become a subject matter expert in new areas. Strong analytical and negotiating skills. Excellent interpersonal skills. Outstanding legal drafting skills. Experience with/knowledge of executive compensation corporate governance matters a plus.
 
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Corporate Attorney II
Refer job# VTIM144251
 
Corporate Attorney II Duties: Participates in the development of policies in the immediate managers organization, and interprets such policies throughout the department. Develops objectives, policies and procedures for the approval of immediate manager. Interprets and administers programs and procedures in accordance with approved policies. Performs special assignments for immediate manager as requested. Reports performance to immediate manager. Coordinates expense budget spending for the department to maintain performance within budget. Develops a suitable successor and assumes responsibility for training replacements at all levels within the department. Handles all aspects of federal/state administrative claims and lawsuit management of Workers Compensation, FELA and other related claims and lawsuits under the supervision and management of the Director, Workers Compensation. Provides support and guidance related to the matter types detailed above to SEPTA employees and management personnel on behalf of the Office of General Counsel when assigned. Demonstrates a level of expertise and competence to independently handle all Workers Compensation matters brought against SEPTA. Reviews and investigates claims and lawsuits in Workers Compensation, FELA and Insurance areas. Conducts legal research required to complete understanding of material issues. Interviews witnesses. Drafts pleadings, briefs and discovery. Presents argument to State Workers Compensation Judges in support of arguments made on behalf of client. Handles expert witnesses and related issues. Prepares for and conducts or defends fact and expert witness depositions. Prepares for and represents SEPTA at pre-trial court hearings. Prepares cases for trial and participates in trying the case. Represents SEPTA in the defense of Workers Compensation and FELA claims from the outset of those claims through final resolution. Manages outside counsels internal administrative reporting requirements. Manages Legal Files claim data and discovery input on Workers Compensation and FELA matters. Assists Director and/or Special Counsel with the management of outside counsel on Workers Compensation and FELA matters. Engages in direct communications with client to collect, analyze, and interpret all pertinent facts and circumstances related to a matter. Makes recommendations to the Director and/or Special Counsel as to how matters should be handled, explains justification for said recommendations, identifies risks and challenges, as well as benefits and potential for favorable outcomes. Understands internal policies and procedures and assists the Director and/or Special Counsel in preparing, amending or advising clients concerning those policies and procedures. Keeps client department staff informed on the progress of the handling of a matter and any legal issues related thereto. Organizes facts, shapes legal theories, and determines applicable foundational terms pertaining to legal matters and then drafts appropriate documents that accurately, clearly and thoroughly incorporates all of these. Works with client department staff to ensure that all aspects of an undertaking are reflected correctly and fully in the legal document. Works with Special Counsel and/or Deputy General Counsel to finalize the structure, content and style of the legal documents, so that they will meet the standards of General Counsel and is ready for Special Counsel or Deputy General Counsel to approve as to form. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must possess a JD Degree from an accredited law school in the United States and 4+ years of experience in the legal field required. Corporate litigation experience specifically related to FELA defense and/or workers compensation defense required. Admission to practice law before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania required. Must display a high degree of professionalism and competence. Must be able to handle pennsylvania workers compensation claims from administrative inception through appeals. Excellent writing, verbal communications and interpersonal skills required. Must be organized and self-motivated. End Date: 5/28/2019
 
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Pennsylvania - Tax Senior Manager - National Tax - Tax Performance Advisory - Tax Reporting and Compliance
Refer job# LMX825913
 
Tax Senior Manager - National Tax - Tax Performance Advisory - Tax Reporting and Compliance
The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree and 8 years of related work experience OR a Graduate degree and 7 years of related work experience. An undergraduate emphasis in accounting and 8+ years of related work experience in tax process improvement experience or equivalent experience in business or industry OR a Master's degree and 7+ years of related work experience preferred. CPA, J.D. degree or Enrolled Agent certification is required. FAS 109 experience and/or corporate income tax compliance experience preferred. Should have relevant experience in one or more of the following specialty areas: tax software products such as CORPTax, TaxStreamOneSource, Fast-Tax, LongviewInsource, etc.; tax data and reporting requirements for ledger and consolidation systems such as SAP, Oracle, Hyperion, etc.; and tax process and operational assessments. Ability to travel at least 50% of the time is required.
 
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