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Corporate Attorney

Dallas TX Corporate Attorney Duties: Negotiating, writing, and executing agreements and contracts on behalf of the company. Advising on contract status, legal risks, and the legal liabilities associated with different deals. Offering accurate and timely counsel on a variety of legal issues. Advising executives within the company and working alongside other departments within the company to offer advice. Researching and anticipating unique legal issues that could impact the company, combined with ability to synthesize information and consider stake-holder and business needs, in order to formulate recommendations. Issue-spotting, including identifying and analyzing (through hands-on research as well as input from outside and internal counsel) complex legal and business considerations. Assess and help manage risk. Providing training to the company on legal topics. Work with personnel across departments on insurance process and management (workers compensation, property, automobile, general and excess liability, and all other forms of insurance held by the Company). Assist in managing litigation, settling claims, help managing defense activities. Keep current with developments of the law. Review pending and upcoming changes to regulations and laws to ensure the Company is prepared for future compliance requirements. Develop and communicate impact summaries of future changes.

Qualifications: JD Degree required from recognized university. Strong academic record. 1 year of legal experience preferred. Experience in contract review and in providing risk assessments and legal advice to businesses. Admitted and in good standing into State Bar of a State in the United States. Proficiency in the use of MS Office products, such as Word, Excel and Outlook. Sound legal and business judgment. High energy, flexible and able to execute in a fast paced, very diverse environment. Capacity to lead and manage autonomously and as a team member. Ability to work independently. Affects change, when necessary, in collaboration with the management team. Excellent organizational and analytical skills; understands the importance of detail and accuracy. Successfully able to manage and prioritize multiple projects within short time frames. Ability to communicate with strong credibility using excellent written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrates high integrity, honesty and trustworthiness. Sound judgement and ability to analyze situations and information. Skilled at negotiation with customers and vendors. Excellent time management and prioritization skills. Ability to build trust and confidence with all corporate and division employees. Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships within the organizations legal department and across all businesses.
Legal 1 - 0 Full-time 2019-08-19

Employment And Labor Counsel

Dallas TX Employment And Labor Counsel The candidate responsibilities will include: Provide advice and counsel across all subsidiaries of TRT Holdings concerning human resources related issues, including wrongful termination, discrimination, disability accommodations, wage-hour, compliance with local laws and ordinances and labor-related matters including union avoidance. Supervise and/or partner with internal business teams and outside counsel in most effective and efficient manner. Identify, select and manage outside counsel where necessary for labor and employment issues. Monitor compliance with negotiated union contracts. Perform risk assessments and preventive labor training where necessary. Conduct and provide counsel on internal investigations of employment and labor-related complaints, ensuring claims are addressed promptly, thoroughly and appropriately. Partner with field-based resources to investigate and prepare responses to EEOC and state fair employment agency discrimination charges and other types of employment-related agency complaints such as federal and state departments of labor and health & safety agencies. Support and drive compliance and process development efforts to mitigate risk and enforce agreements. Analyze, draft, review and revise agreements governing employment relationships, union side agreements and contracts and labor relations matters as well as other types of contracts. Provide general legal support, advice and assistance to the legal department and operating businesses as needed. Should have 12+ years of experience focused on employment and labor law, with significant time devoted to advice and counseling in both areas. JD degree from accredited law school required. Active state bar license, TX preferred. Must be experienced strategist and negotiator for collective bargaining agreements. Must have experience performing investigations and judging credibility. Legal 12 - 0 Full-time 2019-08-16

In House Employment Counsel

Dallas TX In House Employment Counsel Duties: Provide practical and business-oriented legal advice and counseling on a range of employment issues, including: hiring, performance management, employee relations, terminations, leaves of absence and accommodations, wage and hour, internal investigations, compensation, benefits, and privacy. Develop, draft and implement a variety of workplace policies, employee training and employment-related templates and agreements in collaboration with Human Resources and other functions as appropriate. Investigate and respond to federal and state administrative complaints (including EEOC charges). Oversee, direct and provide employment advice with respect to internal investigations, Investigate, negotiate and resolve pre-litigation claims and administrative charges, and serve as subject matter expert for employment litigation matters. Collaborate with local counsel to advise Human Resources and management on international employment issues. Advise Human Resources and management to ensure compliance with U.S. federal executive orders and Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) regulations. Manage employment related litigation, including responding to attorney demand letters, effectively negotiating resolution of claims, and making recommendations to Human Resources and senior management on corrective action. Actively monitor employment law changes, to ensure policies and practices are compliant.

Qualifications: Should have JD degree from an accredited law school. Bar admission in the US. Should have 10 years experience in employment law, or in a combination of employment and benefits law. Should preferably have Hands on experience representing clients before employment administrative agencies and/or state and federal courts. Top-tier law firm and/or in-house experience in a public company preferred.
Legal 10 - 0 Full-time 2019-08-15

Counsel, Privacy & Digital

Plano TX Counsel, Privacy and Digital The candidate will provide specialized legal services as directed in support of the Privacy and Digital Legal Team. Will provide legal support for analysis and review of information security matters, including review and response activity related to suspected or actual information security events. Assist with compliance programs regarding applicable privacy, information security and data use laws. Negotiate and draft contractual provisions related to privacy and information security requirements. Help coordinate incident response activities with Information Security Team and Financial Crimes Unit. Assist with communications and interactions with applicable regulatory agencies. Work on issues where analysis of legal business matters requires an evaluation of various factors and exercises judgment commensurate with experience. Review pre-existing documents and templates within assigned practice area(s). Collaborate with pre-selected outside counsel as directed. Provide a variety of general legal services to a number of in-house constituents, primarily within the legal and compliance department, but will work with business partners with oversight under supervision of more senior attorney with moderate discretion to make independent decisions within predefined guidelines. Confer with business areas as directed. Participate in departmental and cross-functional working groups as directed.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school. Must have 2 years of relevant legal experience. Should be licensed or eligible to practice in the applicable state. Some familiarity with privacy and security laws, including GLBA, FCRA, HIPAA, state data breach laws, etc. is desired. Experience with technology transactions is an asset.
Legal 2 - 0 Full-time 2019-08-12

Managing Counsel, Privacy And Cybersecurity

Plano TX Managing Counsel, Privacy and Cybersecurity Duties: Research, monitor and analyze federal and 50 state laws and regulations and advise business units of compliance requirements related to and the degree of risk associated with current and proposed business initiatives in the following areas: consumer consents, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, fraud/identity theft, data sharing among affiliates, TCPA and do not call list compliance, information security and data breach/cybersecurity, privacy (including but not limited to GLBA, NYCRR and CCPA), enterprise data management (EDM), remarketing, social media, digital delivery of products and services, OFAC and fraud/money laundering. Partner with government affairs group on legislative and policy matters in the above areas. Evaluate and provide tactical and strategic advice regarding compliance and risk mitigation. Represent Legal Department in cross-functional teams formed to implement new business legal and compliance initiatives. Closely partner with Enterprise Compliance in areas of responsibility. Communicate legal opinions and recommendations simply, effectively, persuasively and professionally in writing, meetings and telephone calls. Supervise legal assistant and administrative staff in the performance of team members duties and in support of team members work.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an A.B.A.-accredited law school. Have admission to any U.S. state bar and able to obtain license to practice law in Texas. Extensive years of experience as an attorney providing operations, legal and regulatory advice to lenders (preferably some portion of that time advising captive or other automotive finance lenders or companies). Work collaboratively with team, including other members of the Legal Department, Enterprise Compliance and business units. Strong drafting, oral and written communication skills. Strong customer focus and interpersonal skills. Strong analytical, organizational and process-development skills. Strong sense of inclusion and teamwork. Added bonus if have: Advising clients with multi-state or nationwide business, as well as clients regulated by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Advising on legal issues related to technology driven projects. Advising on bitcoin and other blockchain technologies. In private practice and as in-house counsel. Using Complisource, CarLaw, CCH and Lexis/Nexis.
Legal 2 - 0 Full-time 2019-08-11

Corporate Counsel

Allen TX Corporate Counsel The candidate will be responsible for representing the Company on legal matters, preparing and drafting legal documents and providing advice on the Companys global products, services, features, platforms, initiatives, and terms of service and assisting in compliance matters. Will support General Counsel in managing a comprehensive range of legal matters. Review and analyze global products for compliance with laws and regulations. Developed business acumen, with ability to understand the company business, anticipate issues that could arise in various settings, assess risk, and provide practical, creative and concise business-focused advice and interpret business needs and translate them into legal documentation that match the intended objectives. Providing counseling and support to the business team on legal and policy matters, business negotiations, marketing services, and programs. Lead complex commercial, corporate and technology transactions in a fast-paced environment that places a strong premium on ownership, integrity, innovation, and teamwork, including drafting, reviewing, negotiating and advising on a variety of technology transactions (both inbound and outbound) including but not limited to licensing agreements, software development contracts, services and consulting agreements, non-disclosure agreements, master services agreements and statements of work. Helping to create and improve upon standard form agreements, best practices, and legal processes. Working with business teams to create corporate policies, forms, and procedures and ability to interpret and enforce company policies and procedures. Manage corporate governance and related compliance matters, including board support, annual stockholder meeting, annual reports, and developing and maintaining corporate policies, records and other governing documents to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Familiarity with SEC regulations applicable to publicly-listed companies, including direct responsibility for 34 Act reporting and related SEC filings, including Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K, as well as the Proxy Statement. Provides legal advice on wide range of employment, labor and business matters; collaborating with Human Resources and key leaders on HR issues, investigations, immigration, offer letters, terminations, severance agreements, policy and procedures. Working knowledge of privacy, cybersecurity, and enterprise risk management and ensuring compliance with applicable legal requirements and company policies, including GDPR, CCPA, and Privacy Shield.

The candidate should have Bachelor's Degree and Juris Doctor from an accredited law school. Must be Member in good standing of Texas state Bar. Licensed to practice law in Texas, Required. Must have 3-5 years of corporate transactional experience at either a mid-size to large law firm and/or publicly traded company, with 2-3 years of direct relevant experience at a publicly traded company. In-house experience in a technology or professional services company is preferred. 3+ years experience with compliance/governance, data security, employment, ethics, employment relations, immigration, intellectual property and litigation is required. Demonstrated ability to draft documents from scratch  in previous experience is required.
Legal 3 - 5 Full-time 2019-08-10

Commercial Real Estate Attorney

Plano TX Commercial Real Estate Attorney The candidate will provide legal advice and service by combining skill and knowledge in mortgage finance, real estate law and corporate law with sound business acumen and judgement of business goals and objectives of the company or assigned business units. Engage with assigned business units to meet goals. Pursue details and achieve closure on various matters. Provide excellent client service. Use business and legal judgment to balance an appropriate level of risk against the business needs in a particular situation. Operate within the framework of allowable corporate behavior and governance, and legal and regulatory compliance. Supervise and actively direct outside counsel. Work closely with business clients and outside counsel to ensure adherence to important corporate and regulatory policies. May plan, guide, and/or oversee the performance of in-house counsel, team members, and/or legal support staff. Draft templates. Write documents. May draft comment letters. May analyze legislation that impacts the company and assist the company in responding to inquiries from Congress and government agencies. Prepare and manage a due diligence budget. Coordinate with internal departments to ensure proper tracking and accounting of legal due diligence expenses.

The candidate must have a Juris Doctorate Degree or equivalent. Bachelor's Degree or equivalent is required. 8+ years of related experience is needed. Experience negotiating and closing complex Commercial Real Estate Finance is essential. Transactions minimum 7-10 years is required. Experience providing coordination and oversight of outside counsel is necessary. Experience working independently in fast-paced environment is critical. Experience communicating with clients and building trusted advisor relationships is essential. Experience working in a collaborative legal or business environment is mandatory. Experience in one or more of the following areas is highly desirable: Counterpart and enterprise risk management loss mitigation and special servicing for commercial loans; Mergers and acquisitions; Commercial mortgage lending selling and servicing contracts; Commercial mortgage servicing and operations; Affordable housing; Data use and technology contracts; Communications and marketing legal support.
Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2019-08-09

Insurance Defense Trial Attorney -

San Antonio TX Insurance Defense Trial Attorney The candidate will use Litigation Protocols to develop and revise appropriate legal strategy for discovery, investigation, handling and trial/hearing of cases or matters; advises communicate and develop those strategies and personally meet with Liberty Mutual's Claims Representatives and insured Clients to render clear, unambiguous legal opinions and advice. Understand and creatively use technology; apply technology to the process of law to improve quality and reduce cost. Possess the skills necessary to use technology to work remotely. Capable of working with office staff who are remotely located. Will conduct necessary and appropriate discovery, hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations and similar proceedings. Researches the law applicable to cases or matters; drafts legal documents, pleadings, motions, briefs and opinions as required. If requested, conducts settlement negotiations. Remains current with developments in the law; understands medical, scientific, construction, products, engineering or similar issues and defenses involved with cases or matters. Prepares and conducts training sessions for the Legal, Claims or other departments as required. Provide daily direction and guidance to junior attorneys while acting as a team or group leader for an assigned group within the office. Current Bar Member in the State of practice required. Completion of law school with LLB or JD and admission to the bar is required. Special license to practice before a particular board or federal court may be necessary. Must have 5+ years experience as an attorney. Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2019-08-09

Corporate Counsel

Houston TX Corporate Counsel The candidate will have focus on the areas include commercial, procurement, construction, M&A, real estate, environmental and litigation. Abide by all safety procedures and practices applicable to location and position; participates in appropriate safety training; demonstrates commitment to and support of SHEQ principles and values; champions safety as a top priority. Provide professional legal support for judging and actively participating in the realization of national investments, divestments, mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. Perform due diligence and assess data-rooms and advise staff for their go or no go decisions on the basis thereof. Draft, negotiate, and provide legal advice and support with respect to M&A transactions and joint ventures. Give well-founded legal advice and adequate support to the operating companies in a way that allows firm's to determine strategies for achieving short term and long term objectives. Draft and negotiate, often in cooperation with other disciplines, a wide variety of contracts and agreements, including storage contracts, business development related contracts (confidentiality agreements, letters of intent, term sheets, etc.), land leases, construction (EPC) contracts, procurement contracts and consulting agreements. Draft, carry out and monitor legal policies and guidelines in order to ensure that the operating companies comply with the numerous and complex laws and regulations of the regions in which they operate. Draft corporate governance documents. Prevent and resolve legal conflicts with third parties and, if necessary, represent or have the organization represented at legal procedures in order to ensure the proper outcome while keeping emphasis on image and commercial interests of firm's. Handle claims and complaints and inform relevant stakeholders within firm's to avoid similar claims or complaints in the future and to minimize adverse consequences for firm's. Play an active role in choosing, directing and supervising external counsel. Work on special projects for Division or operating companies as assigned. Perform other duties assigned by management that fall within the generally expected scope of this position. Follow relevant legal developments (legislation and jurisprudence) and make suggestions and monitor follow-up on the implementation thereof.

The candidate must have 7+ years of post-qualification experience. Must have 5 years of experience practicing at a mid-size to large law firm or in-house legal department. Demonstrated experience with joint ventures or M&A transactions required. Fluency in Spanish, Portuguese or French beneficial. Strong communication skills needed. Must have general experience drafting, analyzing and interpreting contracts. Team building skills; knowledge of Company business preferred. Must have 4 year undergraduate degree. Should have Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from an American Bar Association accredited law school or equivalent degree from a law school outside of the United States. Admission to the Texas bar preferred, out-of-state applicants licensed in another US jurisdiction will be considered on a case by case basis.
Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2019-08-08

Director, Real Estate & Special Counsel

Austin TX Director, Real Estate and Special Counsel The candidate will report to a Senior Director, Real Estate and Special Counsel. Will negotiate and draft leases, management agreements, subleases and other occupancy agreements, as well as ancillary documents such as SNDAs, estoppel certificates and access agreements. Confer with stakeholders, including construction and design, building operations, and finance to ensure each departments needs are met to secure the best possible member experience. Manage outside counsel and leverage them for drafting and in-person or teleconference negotiations as needed. Contribute to real estate investment committee presentations (and other meetings) and have up-to-date knowledge of major projects, deals and goals.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree from a Tier 1 law school. Should be a member of a Bar. Must have 5+ years of transactional work experience in commercial real estate law at a top-tier firm or in-house legal department OR 3+ years of significant leasing experience at a top-tier law firm or in-house legal department. Excellent drafting and negotiation capabilities are required. Strong understanding of both the commercial real estate industry and the interplay between legal and business risk is essential.
Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2019-08-08
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Corporate Attorney
Refer job# XGEC145582
 
Corporate Attorney Duties: Negotiating, writing, and executing agreements and contracts on behalf of the company. Advising on contract status, legal risks, and the legal liabilities associated with different deals. Offering accurate and timely counsel on a variety of legal issues. Advising executives within the company and working alongside other departments within the company to offer advice. Researching and anticipating unique legal issues that could impact the company, combined with ability to synthesize information and consider stake-holder and business needs, in order to formulate recommendations. Issue-spotting, including identifying and analyzing (through hands-on research as well as input from outside and internal counsel) complex legal and business considerations. Assess and help manage risk. Providing training to the company on legal topics. Work with personnel across departments on insurance process and management (workers compensation, property, automobile, general and excess liability, and all other forms of insurance held by the Company). Assist in managing litigation, settling claims, help managing defense activities. Keep current with developments of the law. Review pending and upcoming changes to regulations and laws to ensure the Company is prepared for future compliance requirements. Develop and communicate impact summaries of future changes.

Qualifications: JD Degree required from recognized university. Strong academic record. 1 year of legal experience preferred. Experience in contract review and in providing risk assessments and legal advice to businesses. Admitted and in good standing into State Bar of a State in the United States. Proficiency in the use of MS Office products, such as Word, Excel and Outlook. Sound legal and business judgment. High energy, flexible and able to execute in a fast paced, very diverse environment. Capacity to lead and manage autonomously and as a team member. Ability to work independently. Affects change, when necessary, in collaboration with the management team. Excellent organizational and analytical skills; understands the importance of detail and accuracy. Successfully able to manage and prioritize multiple projects within short time frames. Ability to communicate with strong credibility using excellent written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrates high integrity, honesty and trustworthiness. Sound judgement and ability to analyze situations and information. Skilled at negotiation with customers and vendors. Excellent time management and prioritization skills. Ability to build trust and confidence with all corporate and division employees. Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships within the organizations legal department and across all businesses.
 
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Employment And Labor Counsel
Refer job# NPZM145558
 
Employment And Labor Counsel The candidate responsibilities will include: Provide advice and counsel across all subsidiaries of TRT Holdings concerning human resources related issues, including wrongful termination, discrimination, disability accommodations, wage-hour, compliance with local laws and ordinances and labor-related matters including union avoidance. Supervise and/or partner with internal business teams and outside counsel in most effective and efficient manner. Identify, select and manage outside counsel where necessary for labor and employment issues. Monitor compliance with negotiated union contracts. Perform risk assessments and preventive labor training where necessary. Conduct and provide counsel on internal investigations of employment and labor-related complaints, ensuring claims are addressed promptly, thoroughly and appropriately. Partner with field-based resources to investigate and prepare responses to EEOC and state fair employment agency discrimination charges and other types of employment-related agency complaints such as federal and state departments of labor and health & safety agencies. Support and drive compliance and process development efforts to mitigate risk and enforce agreements. Analyze, draft, review and revise agreements governing employment relationships, union side agreements and contracts and labor relations matters as well as other types of contracts. Provide general legal support, advice and assistance to the legal department and operating businesses as needed. Should have 12+ years of experience focused on employment and labor law, with significant time devoted to advice and counseling in both areas. JD degree from accredited law school required. Active state bar license, TX preferred. Must be experienced strategist and negotiator for collective bargaining agreements. Must have experience performing investigations and judging credibility.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
In House Employment Counsel
Refer job# HODO145546
 
In House Employment Counsel Duties: Provide practical and business-oriented legal advice and counseling on a range of employment issues, including: hiring, performance management, employee relations, terminations, leaves of absence and accommodations, wage and hour, internal investigations, compensation, benefits, and privacy. Develop, draft and implement a variety of workplace policies, employee training and employment-related templates and agreements in collaboration with Human Resources and other functions as appropriate. Investigate and respond to federal and state administrative complaints (including EEOC charges). Oversee, direct and provide employment advice with respect to internal investigations, Investigate, negotiate and resolve pre-litigation claims and administrative charges, and serve as subject matter expert for employment litigation matters. Collaborate with local counsel to advise Human Resources and management on international employment issues. Advise Human Resources and management to ensure compliance with U.S. federal executive orders and Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) regulations. Manage employment related litigation, including responding to attorney demand letters, effectively negotiating resolution of claims, and making recommendations to Human Resources and senior management on corrective action. Actively monitor employment law changes, to ensure policies and practices are compliant.

Qualifications: Should have JD degree from an accredited law school. Bar admission in the US. Should have 10 years experience in employment law, or in a combination of employment and benefits law. Should preferably have Hands on experience representing clients before employment administrative agencies and/or state and federal courts. Top-tier law firm and/or in-house experience in a public company preferred.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Counsel, Privacy & Digital
Refer job# MGMX145518
 
Counsel, Privacy and Digital The candidate will provide specialized legal services as directed in support of the Privacy and Digital Legal Team. Will provide legal support for analysis and review of information security matters, including review and response activity related to suspected or actual information security events. Assist with compliance programs regarding applicable privacy, information security and data use laws. Negotiate and draft contractual provisions related to privacy and information security requirements. Help coordinate incident response activities with Information Security Team and Financial Crimes Unit. Assist with communications and interactions with applicable regulatory agencies. Work on issues where analysis of legal business matters requires an evaluation of various factors and exercises judgment commensurate with experience. Review pre-existing documents and templates within assigned practice area(s). Collaborate with pre-selected outside counsel as directed. Provide a variety of general legal services to a number of in-house constituents, primarily within the legal and compliance department, but will work with business partners with oversight under supervision of more senior attorney with moderate discretion to make independent decisions within predefined guidelines. Confer with business areas as directed. Participate in departmental and cross-functional working groups as directed.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school. Must have 2 years of relevant legal experience. Should be licensed or eligible to practice in the applicable state. Some familiarity with privacy and security laws, including GLBA, FCRA, HIPAA, state data breach laws, etc. is desired. Experience with technology transactions is an asset.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Managing Counsel, Privacy And Cybersecurity
Refer job# LJLD145502
 
Managing Counsel, Privacy and Cybersecurity Duties: Research, monitor and analyze federal and 50 state laws and regulations and advise business units of compliance requirements related to and the degree of risk associated with current and proposed business initiatives in the following areas: consumer consents, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, fraud/identity theft, data sharing among affiliates, TCPA and do not call list compliance, information security and data breach/cybersecurity, privacy (including but not limited to GLBA, NYCRR and CCPA), enterprise data management (EDM), remarketing, social media, digital delivery of products and services, OFAC and fraud/money laundering. Partner with government affairs group on legislative and policy matters in the above areas. Evaluate and provide tactical and strategic advice regarding compliance and risk mitigation. Represent Legal Department in cross-functional teams formed to implement new business legal and compliance initiatives. Closely partner with Enterprise Compliance in areas of responsibility. Communicate legal opinions and recommendations simply, effectively, persuasively and professionally in writing, meetings and telephone calls. Supervise legal assistant and administrative staff in the performance of team members duties and in support of team members work.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an A.B.A.-accredited law school. Have admission to any U.S. state bar and able to obtain license to practice law in Texas. Extensive years of experience as an attorney providing operations, legal and regulatory advice to lenders (preferably some portion of that time advising captive or other automotive finance lenders or companies). Work collaboratively with team, including other members of the Legal Department, Enterprise Compliance and business units. Strong drafting, oral and written communication skills. Strong customer focus and interpersonal skills. Strong analytical, organizational and process-development skills. Strong sense of inclusion and teamwork. Added bonus if have: Advising clients with multi-state or nationwide business, as well as clients regulated by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Advising on legal issues related to technology driven projects. Advising on bitcoin and other blockchain technologies. In private practice and as in-house counsel. Using Complisource, CarLaw, CCH and Lexis/Nexis.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Corporate Counsel
Refer job# WGLQ145489
 
Corporate Counsel The candidate will be responsible for representing the Company on legal matters, preparing and drafting legal documents and providing advice on the Companys global products, services, features, platforms, initiatives, and terms of service and assisting in compliance matters. Will support General Counsel in managing a comprehensive range of legal matters. Review and analyze global products for compliance with laws and regulations. Developed business acumen, with ability to understand the company business, anticipate issues that could arise in various settings, assess risk, and provide practical, creative and concise business-focused advice and interpret business needs and translate them into legal documentation that match the intended objectives. Providing counseling and support to the business team on legal and policy matters, business negotiations, marketing services, and programs. Lead complex commercial, corporate and technology transactions in a fast-paced environment that places a strong premium on ownership, integrity, innovation, and teamwork, including drafting, reviewing, negotiating and advising on a variety of technology transactions (both inbound and outbound) including but not limited to licensing agreements, software development contracts, services and consulting agreements, non-disclosure agreements, master services agreements and statements of work. Helping to create and improve upon standard form agreements, best practices, and legal processes. Working with business teams to create corporate policies, forms, and procedures and ability to interpret and enforce company policies and procedures. Manage corporate governance and related compliance matters, including board support, annual stockholder meeting, annual reports, and developing and maintaining corporate policies, records and other governing documents to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Familiarity with SEC regulations applicable to publicly-listed companies, including direct responsibility for 34 Act reporting and related SEC filings, including Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K, as well as the Proxy Statement. Provides legal advice on wide range of employment, labor and business matters; collaborating with Human Resources and key leaders on HR issues, investigations, immigration, offer letters, terminations, severance agreements, policy and procedures. Working knowledge of privacy, cybersecurity, and enterprise risk management and ensuring compliance with applicable legal requirements and company policies, including GDPR, CCPA, and Privacy Shield.

The candidate should have Bachelor's Degree and Juris Doctor from an accredited law school. Must be Member in good standing of Texas state Bar. Licensed to practice law in Texas, Required. Must have 3-5 years of corporate transactional experience at either a mid-size to large law firm and/or publicly traded company, with 2-3 years of direct relevant experience at a publicly traded company. In-house experience in a technology or professional services company is preferred. 3+ years experience with compliance/governance, data security, employment, ethics, employment relations, immigration, intellectual property and litigation is required. Demonstrated ability to draft documents from scratch  in previous experience is required.
 
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Commercial Real Estate Attorney
Refer job# URYP145464
 
Commercial Real Estate Attorney The candidate will provide legal advice and service by combining skill and knowledge in mortgage finance, real estate law and corporate law with sound business acumen and judgement of business goals and objectives of the company or assigned business units. Engage with assigned business units to meet goals. Pursue details and achieve closure on various matters. Provide excellent client service. Use business and legal judgment to balance an appropriate level of risk against the business needs in a particular situation. Operate within the framework of allowable corporate behavior and governance, and legal and regulatory compliance. Supervise and actively direct outside counsel. Work closely with business clients and outside counsel to ensure adherence to important corporate and regulatory policies. May plan, guide, and/or oversee the performance of in-house counsel, team members, and/or legal support staff. Draft templates. Write documents. May draft comment letters. May analyze legislation that impacts the company and assist the company in responding to inquiries from Congress and government agencies. Prepare and manage a due diligence budget. Coordinate with internal departments to ensure proper tracking and accounting of legal due diligence expenses.

The candidate must have a Juris Doctorate Degree or equivalent. Bachelor's Degree or equivalent is required. 8+ years of related experience is needed. Experience negotiating and closing complex Commercial Real Estate Finance is essential. Transactions minimum 7-10 years is required. Experience providing coordination and oversight of outside counsel is necessary. Experience working independently in fast-paced environment is critical. Experience communicating with clients and building trusted advisor relationships is essential. Experience working in a collaborative legal or business environment is mandatory. Experience in one or more of the following areas is highly desirable: Counterpart and enterprise risk management loss mitigation and special servicing for commercial loans; Mergers and acquisitions; Commercial mortgage lending selling and servicing contracts; Commercial mortgage servicing and operations; Affordable housing; Data use and technology contracts; Communications and marketing legal support.
 
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Insurance Defense Trial Attorney -
Refer job# ZWJO145475
 
Insurance Defense Trial Attorney The candidate will use Litigation Protocols to develop and revise appropriate legal strategy for discovery, investigation, handling and trial/hearing of cases or matters; advises communicate and develop those strategies and personally meet with Liberty Mutual's Claims Representatives and insured Clients to render clear, unambiguous legal opinions and advice. Understand and creatively use technology; apply technology to the process of law to improve quality and reduce cost. Possess the skills necessary to use technology to work remotely. Capable of working with office staff who are remotely located. Will conduct necessary and appropriate discovery, hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations and similar proceedings. Researches the law applicable to cases or matters; drafts legal documents, pleadings, motions, briefs and opinions as required. If requested, conducts settlement negotiations. Remains current with developments in the law; understands medical, scientific, construction, products, engineering or similar issues and defenses involved with cases or matters. Prepares and conducts training sessions for the Legal, Claims or other departments as required. Provide daily direction and guidance to junior attorneys while acting as a team or group leader for an assigned group within the office. Current Bar Member in the State of practice required. Completion of law school with LLB or JD and admission to the bar is required. Special license to practice before a particular board or federal court may be necessary. Must have 5+ years experience as an attorney.
 
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Corporate Counsel
Refer job# UYKW145446
 
Corporate Counsel The candidate will have focus on the areas include commercial, procurement, construction, M&A, real estate, environmental and litigation. Abide by all safety procedures and practices applicable to location and position; participates in appropriate safety training; demonstrates commitment to and support of SHEQ principles and values; champions safety as a top priority. Provide professional legal support for judging and actively participating in the realization of national investments, divestments, mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. Perform due diligence and assess data-rooms and advise staff for their go or no go decisions on the basis thereof. Draft, negotiate, and provide legal advice and support with respect to M&A transactions and joint ventures. Give well-founded legal advice and adequate support to the operating companies in a way that allows firm's to determine strategies for achieving short term and long term objectives. Draft and negotiate, often in cooperation with other disciplines, a wide variety of contracts and agreements, including storage contracts, business development related contracts (confidentiality agreements, letters of intent, term sheets, etc.), land leases, construction (EPC) contracts, procurement contracts and consulting agreements. Draft, carry out and monitor legal policies and guidelines in order to ensure that the operating companies comply with the numerous and complex laws and regulations of the regions in which they operate. Draft corporate governance documents. Prevent and resolve legal conflicts with third parties and, if necessary, represent or have the organization represented at legal procedures in order to ensure the proper outcome while keeping emphasis on image and commercial interests of firm's. Handle claims and complaints and inform relevant stakeholders within firm's to avoid similar claims or complaints in the future and to minimize adverse consequences for firm's. Play an active role in choosing, directing and supervising external counsel. Work on special projects for Division or operating companies as assigned. Perform other duties assigned by management that fall within the generally expected scope of this position. Follow relevant legal developments (legislation and jurisprudence) and make suggestions and monitor follow-up on the implementation thereof.

The candidate must have 7+ years of post-qualification experience. Must have 5 years of experience practicing at a mid-size to large law firm or in-house legal department. Demonstrated experience with joint ventures or M&A transactions required. Fluency in Spanish, Portuguese or French beneficial. Strong communication skills needed. Must have general experience drafting, analyzing and interpreting contracts. Team building skills; knowledge of Company business preferred. Must have 4 year undergraduate degree. Should have Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from an American Bar Association accredited law school or equivalent degree from a law school outside of the United States. Admission to the Texas bar preferred, out-of-state applicants licensed in another US jurisdiction will be considered on a case by case basis.
 
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Director, Real Estate & Special Counsel
Refer job# AAPY145447
 
Director, Real Estate and Special Counsel The candidate will report to a Senior Director, Real Estate and Special Counsel. Will negotiate and draft leases, management agreements, subleases and other occupancy agreements, as well as ancillary documents such as SNDAs, estoppel certificates and access agreements. Confer with stakeholders, including construction and design, building operations, and finance to ensure each departments needs are met to secure the best possible member experience. Manage outside counsel and leverage them for drafting and in-person or teleconference negotiations as needed. Contribute to real estate investment committee presentations (and other meetings) and have up-to-date knowledge of major projects, deals and goals.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree from a Tier 1 law school. Should be a member of a Bar. Must have 5+ years of transactional work experience in commercial real estate law at a top-tier firm or in-house legal department OR 3+ years of significant leasing experience at a top-tier law firm or in-house legal department. Excellent drafting and negotiation capabilities are required. Strong understanding of both the commercial real estate industry and the interplay between legal and business risk is essential.
 
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