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Principal Counsel - Government Compliance

Austin TX Principal Counsel - Government Compliance The candidate will represent firm in U.S. federal, state and local licensing and services activities. Participate actively in reviewing, negotiating and drafting technology licenses and services agreements, including licensing to the public sector via direct government contracts and governmental subcontractor contracts. Act in both an advisory and a hands-on position requiring day-to-day interaction with other members of the firm legal team, sales team and licensing team as well as federal, state and local contracting officers and government attorneys. Act as a resource to business units and other legal team members seeking guidance on structuring complex transactions. Review and advise the public sector business operations and bid proposal / capture teams in responding to requests for proposals, teaming agreements, nondisclosure agreements, licensing and service agreements and related documents, including required government certifications of various types and applicable Government Wide Acquisition Contracts (GWACs) and programs. Interface with the corporate operations, finance and other supporting cross functional organizations to answer questions and resolve issues related to public sector legal issues in support of transactional business. Periodically train public sector business, sales, and services organizations and other interested staff in public sector new developments and related issues. Periodically engage with federal, state and local contracting officers and government attorneys to resolve challenging public sector legal issues in support of the public sector contracts team. Train the enterprise and public sector business management, business operations, sales and cross functional supporting groups regarding federal and state contracting compliance requirements in support of sales and contracting activities. Provide oversight and guidance for firm internal compliance activities for the public sector business. Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of licensing and services issues and related business practices, policies and procedures, and apply knowledge and experience to non-standard and highly complex transactions. Provides exceptional customer service to internal and external customers and build strong relationships. Identify potential areas of Public Sector vulnerability and risk; develop / implement corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provide general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future.

The candidate must have JD degree from an accredited law school and active Bar membership. 4+ years' of experience as a contract negotiator at a government contractor or medium to large technology business is necessary. Experience with contracting / procuring with US Federal, State and Local entities is critical. Experience with U.K. and EU public sector contracting is a plus. Ability to analyse and negotiate contract or subcontract requirements, special provisions and general terms and conditions to ensure compliance with appropriate laws, regulations, corporate policies and business unit procedures is required. Strong working knowledge of federal and state RFP procedures, contracting programs, and GWACs is essential. Knowledge and understanding of FAR/DFARS and a GSA Schedule background is a must. Experience with the DOE is a plus. Background in reviewing solicitations and preparation of routine responses to RFIs, RFQs, RFPs is critical. Experience working with the FAR, including part 15, primarily with Commercial Items / COTS is mandatory. Understanding of Government buying vehicles, including GSA, SEWP, and other GWACs, and purchasing thresholds (Micro-purchase and Simplified Acquisition) is essential.
Legal 4 - 0 Full-time 2019-06-24

Corporate Counsel - Commercial Legal

Irving TX Corporate Counsel - Commercial Legal The candidate will serve as Corporate Counsel - Cloud Computing and Data Cloud. Will join a group of attorneys with a diverse technology law practice focusing on various transactions involving: cloud computing, proprietary and open source software licensing, software hosting, professional consulting services, business process outsourcing, data privacy/security, hardware sales, distribution arrangements, as well as general corporate matters. Provide legal support across all lines of business enabling profitable growth while mitigating legal risks and assure adherence to governance policies, ethics, and country specific laws and regulations. Provide legal advice to the organization. Have close liaison to business in providing a variety of corporate and commercial legal services. May perform litigation on company's behalf or coordinate litigation and other legal, administrative or investigative actions handled by outside counsel. May draft, review, and negotiate major and/or non-standard technology contracts with public and private sector customers, including licensing agreements, professional services agreements, and cloud services agreements. May advise on legal issues involving government and regulatory compliance. Respond to ad hoc queries to include identification, analysis, and evaluation of risks in order to provide appropriate legal solutions. Work closely with other lawyers throughout company and coordinates legal matters handled by outside lawyers. Demonstrate deep general commercial or functional knowledge across a sub discipline within the individual's specialty area(s), (e.g., general corporate law, antitrust/competition law, securities compliance and regulatory, employment law, immigration law, cloud transactions, data privacy, risk management asset-backed financing, contract management, intellectual property, trade secrets, advertising law, registration and other resolutions specific to the computer and technology industry). Lead a variety of tasks, evaluate alternatives quickly, and provide top quality legal assistance and support to executive-level clients. Should have a J.D. degree from a top law school with admission to practice law in the US. Should preferably have 5-7 years of relevant legal experience. Significant commercial negotiating and contract drafting experience is required. Experience with commercial transactions involving Cloud Computing, Software-as-a-Service, social media technology, online interest-based advertising, or digital marketing, is highly preferred. Legal 5 - 7 Full-time 2019-06-22

Contracts Counsel

Houston TX Contracts Counsel The candidate will negotiate, draft, review, and revise contractual documents at a high-volume capacity. Identify and mitigate business and legal risks in prospective and existing contracts and ensure the necessary internal approvals from management have been obtained. Provide revisions and responses for contracts during the negotiation process. Support legal responses by reviewing and analyzing RFPs and customer contractual templates. Draft commercial and legal language changes for contractual documents during the negotiation process, support the performance of existing contracts by interpreting and ensuring compliance with contract provisions. Recognize risk elements in business transactions and understand the products or services that are the subject matter of a contract.

The candidate must have J.D. degree. Should have 5+ years experience with software/SaaS/services contracts and agreements; prefer some in-house experience. Must have experience negotiating complex strategic partner and enterprise end user agreements. Should have ability to listen thoughtfully, evaluate risk in light of business and practical considerations, and make clear recommendations.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2019-06-22

Corporate Counsel - Securities

Irving TX Corporate Counsel - Securities The candidate will assist on compliance with Federal securities laws, including the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including responsibility for 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, proxy statements and Section 16 filings. Will be monitoring, maintaining and implementing various corporate governance practices and policies, including compliance with NYSE listing and SOX requirements. Supporting Disclosure Committee and quarterly certification process. Supporting Investor Relations in reviewing earnings and analyst materials and complying with Regulation FD. Supporting Treasury in raising money in the capital markets and negotiating and interpreting revolving credit facilities. Supporting on executive compensation matters and related disclosure issues. Supporting the organization on mergers and acquisitions and other strategic transactions. Supporting corporate entity maintenance program for all firm's Entities. Supporting the corporate secretary function with minutes and resolutions for board and committee meetings. Should have Bachelor's degree and a J.D. from an accredited, top-tier law school. Top academic credentials. Must have 3+ years related experience. Experience in a top tier law firm. In-house experience desirable. Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2019-06-22

Insurance Defense Trial Attorney

Dallas TX Insurance Defense Trial Attorney The candidate will handle a full caseload of personal injury cases while providing mentorship and counsel to clients through effective communication. 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 company'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. 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, conduct settlement negotiations. Remain current with developments in the law; understand medical, scientific, construction, products, engineering or similar issues and defenses involved with cases or matters. Prepare and conduct training sessions for the Legal, Claims or other departments as required. Provide daily direction and mentorship to junior attorneys while acting as a team or group leader for an assigned group within the office.

The candidate should have completed law school with LL.B. or J.D. degree and admission to the Bar in Texas. Special license to practice before a particular board or federal court may be necessary. Must have 5+ years of experience as an attorney. Should have a general knowledge of insurance law and specific understanding of the operations and requirements of insured clients, customers and company. Experience and ability appropriate to the level of cases or matters handled is needed.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2019-06-22

Insurance Defense Attorney

Dallas TX Insurance Defense 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. Conduct necessary and appropriate discovery, hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations and similar proceedings. Research the law applicable to cases or matters; drafts legal documents, pleadings, motions, briefs and opinions as required. If requested, conduct settlement negotiations. Advise, communicate and confer with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients, rendering clear, unambiguous legal opinions and advice. Personally meet with, and maintain good relations and communications with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients as required. Remain current with developments in the law; understand medical, scientific, construction, products, engineering or similar issues and defenses involved with cases or matters. Prepare and conduct training sessions for Legal, Claims or other departments as required. Provide daily direction and guidance to junior attorneys. Understand and creatively use technology; apply technology to the process of law to improve quality and reduce cost. Act as a team or group leader for an assigned group within the office. Interface with Home Office Legal department.

The candidate must have completion of law school with LLB or JD degree and admission to the bar in the State of Georgia. Special license to practice before a particular board or federal court may be necessary. Should have 3+ years experience required as an attorney. Experience in Insurance Defense preferred. Should have a general knowledge of insurance law and specific understanding of the operations and requirements of insured clients, customers and the company. Must have the ability to effectively communicate and persuade by written or spoken word is critical. Must have experience and ability appropriate to the level of cases or matters handled.
Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2019-06-22

Corporate Counsel

Dallas TX Corporate Counsel The candidate will draft, revise, and negotiate various commercial agreements as necessary to support the business, including consumer product B2B sales, distribution, vendor, supplier, marketing, licensing, confidentiality, intracompany agreements and others. Assist in formulating, drafting, training and administration with respect to corporate policies and procedures. Provide legal support and guidance for contests, sweepstakes, and other online promotions; review advertising copy and provide advice regarding compliance with FTC guidelines and other applicable regulations. Assist with contract and document management organization and procedure for business units. Work with outside counsel on select matters. Contribute as a leader and subject matter expert within the business in order to best drive overall company results. Other duties as may be assigned.

The candidate must have Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited law school; licensed to practice law in the U.S. 8-15 years experience with law firm and/or in-house legal department including at least 5+ years experience working in-house is required. Strong fact-finding, contract drafting, contract negotiating, writing, and legal research skills are must. Excellent oral and written communication skills are needed. Experience with drafting consumer product wholesale and/or retail contracts is preferred; extensive general contract drafting experience is essential. International experience is a plus.
Legal 8 - 15 Full-time 2019-06-22

Compliance And Regulatory Counsel

Pearland TX Compliance and Regulatory Counsel Responsibilities: Maintain familiarity with current and proposed laws and regulations and case guidance involving all assigned matters and review and interpret proposed laws, regulations, and legislation and identify potential impacts to company operations. Manage relationships with regulatory agencies, including: direct interactions during agency inspections/audits, completion of reporting requirements, application for necessary permits, and coordination of formal responses to alleged violations. Provide legal guidance for periodic compliance self-audits of operations and recordkeeping to ensure 100% compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations and provide necessary corrective action recommendations to the appropriate level of management. Research specific legal issues and reports results to the General Counsel. Work directly with all departments to deliver timely and responsive legal services. Implement Legal Department policies and General Counsel guide lines regarding company operations and regulatory processes and priorities. Manage various projects and deadlines assigned by the General Counsel. Advise company employees on regulatory requirements and train them to know and understand legal risks. Develop solutions to complex legal questions and advises General Counsel accordingly. Work directly with affected departments, senior counsel, the General Counsel and outside counsel. Provide legal support to Real Estate and Commercial Transactions teams as requested. Assist senior management with evaluating legal and business risks. Researches unique legal issues impacting the organization by identifying applicable statutes, judicial decisions, and codes. Maintain confidentiality. Perform other duties as required and/or assigned.

Qualifications: Must be licensed to practice law in Texas or be licensed in another state and be eligible to become licensed in Texas within 1 year. 4+ years of relevant legal experience is preferred. Proficient skill level with Microsoft Office applications is required. Familiarity with case or matter management software is required. Proficient skill level with Lexis and Westlaw is required.
Legal 4 - 0 Full-time 2019-06-20

Senior Counsel - Employment

Plano TX Senior Counsel - Employment Duties: Function as an employment and employee benefits matter expert. Stay current with all applicable legal and regulatory requirements. Provide practical and sound legal advice and counsel to Human Resources and management on all legal issues concerning the employer/employee relationship in the U.S. and Canada, including but not limited to hiring, employee relations, leaves of absence, performance management, discrimination, harassment, wage and hour, immigration, non-competes and other restrictive covenants, termination, reductions-in-force, separation agreements, compensation, benefits, diversity and learning and development. Advice and counsel will be on day-to-day issues occurring in the field operations as well as strategic and systemic initiatives. Provide legal advice to the Human Resource employee benefits group, including but not limited to review and revise health and welfare SPDs, notices, and annual enrollment materials for compliance with legal requirements; support Human Resources on ERISA fiduciary and retirement benefit issues; and Develops and maintains core competencies on field operations business practices. Regularly visits field operations and works onsite as needed. Develop, draft and negotiate comprehensive employment, consulting, separation and settlement contracts and agreements. Respond on behalf of KDP to attorney letters and agency matters, including charges and government-initiated inquiries and audits. Draft responses; interview and prepare witnesses; engage with agency personnel and outside counsel. Working closely with HR and management, direct and coordinate employment-related investigations; make recommendations regarding appropriate corrective action. Develop and conduct training for HR, management, and employees. Develop, strengthen and sustain productive and collaborative working relationships with HR personnel, management and staff. Participate on departmental teams to improve process, efficiency, developmental and engagement efforts.

Requirements: Law degree from an ABA accredited law school and licensed to practice law in at least one state. 8+ years of experience practicing employment law (counseling), in-house employment counsel experience required, preferably for a large company with sites in multiple states. Strong command of employment laws, regulations and best practices (including ADA, FLSA, Title VII, ADEA, state FEP statutes, Canadian employment laws, ERISA and FLSA); a passion for the subject that fosters continuous improvement and ongoing subject matter expertise. Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with clients, external entities and counsel. Excellent written and oral communications, client relations, organizational, leadership and project management skills; business acumen; razor-sharp attention to detail and accuracy. Excellent analytical skills and the ability to present findings and persuasively render diplomatic, practical, creative and at all times compliant advice in a timely fashion. Ability to organize and prioritize tasks, to handle high-pressure situations and short deadlines. Integrity of the highest order, optimistic outlook and unflappable demeanor. Team player and strong partner orientation. Ability to apply knowledge of multidisciplinary business principles and practices to achieve successful outcomes in cross-functional projects and activities. Performs other duties as requested by management.
Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2019-06-17

Contracts Counsel

Austin TX Contracts Counsel The Candidate will be responsible for reviews, drafts, and negotiates agreements and transaction documents in compliance with applicable policies and legal and ethical standards, under the supervision (as required) of more senior Contracts Services staff, including in: Responding, within established guidelines, to customers RFP/RFQs, vendor qualification documents and contractual requests. Drafting and negotiating with customers, appropriate contractual language to reflect the business interests and policies of the parties. Take the Contracts Lead role on less complex international and multi-business unit project contracts and less complex frame agreements for a single world area. Takes the Contracts Lead role (including the Global Contracts Lead role on GSAP accounts) on more complex projects and frame agreements as experience develops. Participates in the approval process to assist business owners in making informed decisions and secure appropriate approvals. Interfaces with customers, members of the legal team, and other stakeholders to bring deals to closure. Analyzes business, financial, and legal risks. Researches information on existing agreements and contractual programs, assisting with analysis and compiling data for reports. Provides contract-related guidance to Sales, Project Management, and other stakeholders. Conducts legal research. Provides legal advice and interpretation of legal matters, including the application of the law. Provides direction to outside counsel on routine matters.

The candidate should have IACCM CCM Expert Certification. Law degree required; Must be licensed to practice law in the applicable jurisdiction with 2+ years of experience in a contracts-related role. Knowledgeable in contract law and principles. Must be proficient in MS Office applications.
Legal 2 - 0 Full-time 2019-06-17
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Assistant General Counsel, Corporate
In-House,PROS Holdings, Inc
Location : Houston Texas United States

Assistant General Counsel, Corporate Based in Houston, Texas, this position has responsibility for PROS day-to-day corporate legal work, developing best practices related to corporate governance, alliances and procurement, and leading strategic ... + read more

jun 20, 2019


Corporate Counsel
In-House,Duvera Consulting LLC.
Location : Houston Texas United States

Corporate / Associate Counsel  Leading international commercial insurance company is seeking a Corporate Associate Counsel to assist the VP of Legal Compliance with the following duties: Negotiation and drafting of contracts, including, custome... + read more

jun 09, 2019


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Principal Counsel - Government Compliance
Refer job# ULKT144710
 
Principal Counsel - Government Compliance The candidate will represent firm in U.S. federal, state and local licensing and services activities. Participate actively in reviewing, negotiating and drafting technology licenses and services agreements, including licensing to the public sector via direct government contracts and governmental subcontractor contracts. Act in both an advisory and a hands-on position requiring day-to-day interaction with other members of the firm legal team, sales team and licensing team as well as federal, state and local contracting officers and government attorneys. Act as a resource to business units and other legal team members seeking guidance on structuring complex transactions. Review and advise the public sector business operations and bid proposal / capture teams in responding to requests for proposals, teaming agreements, nondisclosure agreements, licensing and service agreements and related documents, including required government certifications of various types and applicable Government Wide Acquisition Contracts (GWACs) and programs. Interface with the corporate operations, finance and other supporting cross functional organizations to answer questions and resolve issues related to public sector legal issues in support of transactional business. Periodically train public sector business, sales, and services organizations and other interested staff in public sector new developments and related issues. Periodically engage with federal, state and local contracting officers and government attorneys to resolve challenging public sector legal issues in support of the public sector contracts team. Train the enterprise and public sector business management, business operations, sales and cross functional supporting groups regarding federal and state contracting compliance requirements in support of sales and contracting activities. Provide oversight and guidance for firm internal compliance activities for the public sector business. Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of licensing and services issues and related business practices, policies and procedures, and apply knowledge and experience to non-standard and highly complex transactions. Provides exceptional customer service to internal and external customers and build strong relationships. Identify potential areas of Public Sector vulnerability and risk; develop / implement corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues, and provide general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future.

The candidate must have JD degree from an accredited law school and active Bar membership. 4+ years' of experience as a contract negotiator at a government contractor or medium to large technology business is necessary. Experience with contracting / procuring with US Federal, State and Local entities is critical. Experience with U.K. and EU public sector contracting is a plus. Ability to analyse and negotiate contract or subcontract requirements, special provisions and general terms and conditions to ensure compliance with appropriate laws, regulations, corporate policies and business unit procedures is required. Strong working knowledge of federal and state RFP procedures, contracting programs, and GWACs is essential. Knowledge and understanding of FAR/DFARS and a GSA Schedule background is a must. Experience with the DOE is a plus. Background in reviewing solicitations and preparation of routine responses to RFIs, RFQs, RFPs is critical. Experience working with the FAR, including part 15, primarily with Commercial Items / COTS is mandatory. Understanding of Government buying vehicles, including GSA, SEWP, and other GWACs, and purchasing thresholds (Micro-purchase and Simplified Acquisition) is essential.
 
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Corporate Counsel - Commercial Legal
Refer job# WIEL144655
 
Corporate Counsel - Commercial Legal The candidate will serve as Corporate Counsel - Cloud Computing and Data Cloud. Will join a group of attorneys with a diverse technology law practice focusing on various transactions involving: cloud computing, proprietary and open source software licensing, software hosting, professional consulting services, business process outsourcing, data privacy/security, hardware sales, distribution arrangements, as well as general corporate matters. Provide legal support across all lines of business enabling profitable growth while mitigating legal risks and assure adherence to governance policies, ethics, and country specific laws and regulations. Provide legal advice to the organization. Have close liaison to business in providing a variety of corporate and commercial legal services. May perform litigation on company's behalf or coordinate litigation and other legal, administrative or investigative actions handled by outside counsel. May draft, review, and negotiate major and/or non-standard technology contracts with public and private sector customers, including licensing agreements, professional services agreements, and cloud services agreements. May advise on legal issues involving government and regulatory compliance. Respond to ad hoc queries to include identification, analysis, and evaluation of risks in order to provide appropriate legal solutions. Work closely with other lawyers throughout company and coordinates legal matters handled by outside lawyers. Demonstrate deep general commercial or functional knowledge across a sub discipline within the individual's specialty area(s), (e.g., general corporate law, antitrust/competition law, securities compliance and regulatory, employment law, immigration law, cloud transactions, data privacy, risk management asset-backed financing, contract management, intellectual property, trade secrets, advertising law, registration and other resolutions specific to the computer and technology industry). Lead a variety of tasks, evaluate alternatives quickly, and provide top quality legal assistance and support to executive-level clients. Should have a J.D. degree from a top law school with admission to practice law in the US. Should preferably have 5-7 years of relevant legal experience. Significant commercial negotiating and contract drafting experience is required. Experience with commercial transactions involving Cloud Computing, Software-as-a-Service, social media technology, online interest-based advertising, or digital marketing, is highly preferred.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Contracts Counsel
Refer job# BNIU144660
 
Contracts Counsel The candidate will negotiate, draft, review, and revise contractual documents at a high-volume capacity. Identify and mitigate business and legal risks in prospective and existing contracts and ensure the necessary internal approvals from management have been obtained. Provide revisions and responses for contracts during the negotiation process. Support legal responses by reviewing and analyzing RFPs and customer contractual templates. Draft commercial and legal language changes for contractual documents during the negotiation process, support the performance of existing contracts by interpreting and ensuring compliance with contract provisions. Recognize risk elements in business transactions and understand the products or services that are the subject matter of a contract.

The candidate must have J.D. degree. Should have 5+ years experience with software/SaaS/services contracts and agreements; prefer some in-house experience. Must have experience negotiating complex strategic partner and enterprise end user agreements. Should have ability to listen thoughtfully, evaluate risk in light of business and practical considerations, and make clear recommendations.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Corporate Counsel - Securities
Refer job# XZUO144661
 
Corporate Counsel - Securities The candidate will assist on compliance with Federal securities laws, including the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including responsibility for 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, proxy statements and Section 16 filings. Will be monitoring, maintaining and implementing various corporate governance practices and policies, including compliance with NYSE listing and SOX requirements. Supporting Disclosure Committee and quarterly certification process. Supporting Investor Relations in reviewing earnings and analyst materials and complying with Regulation FD. Supporting Treasury in raising money in the capital markets and negotiating and interpreting revolving credit facilities. Supporting on executive compensation matters and related disclosure issues. Supporting the organization on mergers and acquisitions and other strategic transactions. Supporting corporate entity maintenance program for all firm's Entities. Supporting the corporate secretary function with minutes and resolutions for board and committee meetings. Should have Bachelor's degree and a J.D. from an accredited, top-tier law school. Top academic credentials. Must have 3+ years related experience. Experience in a top tier law firm. In-house experience desirable.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Insurance Defense Trial Attorney
Refer job# QFSM144664
 
Insurance Defense Trial Attorney The candidate will handle a full caseload of personal injury cases while providing mentorship and counsel to clients through effective communication. 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 company'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. 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, conduct settlement negotiations. Remain current with developments in the law; understand medical, scientific, construction, products, engineering or similar issues and defenses involved with cases or matters. Prepare and conduct training sessions for the Legal, Claims or other departments as required. Provide daily direction and mentorship to junior attorneys while acting as a team or group leader for an assigned group within the office.

The candidate should have completed law school with LL.B. or J.D. degree and admission to the Bar in Texas. Special license to practice before a particular board or federal court may be necessary. Must have 5+ years of experience as an attorney. Should have a general knowledge of insurance law and specific understanding of the operations and requirements of insured clients, customers and company. Experience and ability appropriate to the level of cases or matters handled is needed.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Insurance Defense Attorney
Refer job# MXMF144677
 
Insurance Defense 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. Conduct necessary and appropriate discovery, hearings, trials, depositions, oral arguments, mediations, arbitrations and similar proceedings. Research the law applicable to cases or matters; drafts legal documents, pleadings, motions, briefs and opinions as required. If requested, conduct settlement negotiations. Advise, communicate and confer with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients, rendering clear, unambiguous legal opinions and advice. Personally meet with, and maintain good relations and communications with Claims Representatives and Insured Clients as required. Remain current with developments in the law; understand medical, scientific, construction, products, engineering or similar issues and defenses involved with cases or matters. Prepare and conduct training sessions for Legal, Claims or other departments as required. Provide daily direction and guidance to junior attorneys. Understand and creatively use technology; apply technology to the process of law to improve quality and reduce cost. Act as a team or group leader for an assigned group within the office. Interface with Home Office Legal department.

The candidate must have completion of law school with LLB or JD degree and admission to the bar in the State of Georgia. Special license to practice before a particular board or federal court may be necessary. Should have 3+ years experience required as an attorney. Experience in Insurance Defense preferred. Should have a general knowledge of insurance law and specific understanding of the operations and requirements of insured clients, customers and the company. Must have the ability to effectively communicate and persuade by written or spoken word is critical. Must have experience and ability appropriate to the level of cases or matters handled.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Corporate Counsel
Refer job# GFJQ144680
 
Corporate Counsel The candidate will draft, revise, and negotiate various commercial agreements as necessary to support the business, including consumer product B2B sales, distribution, vendor, supplier, marketing, licensing, confidentiality, intracompany agreements and others. Assist in formulating, drafting, training and administration with respect to corporate policies and procedures. Provide legal support and guidance for contests, sweepstakes, and other online promotions; review advertising copy and provide advice regarding compliance with FTC guidelines and other applicable regulations. Assist with contract and document management organization and procedure for business units. Work with outside counsel on select matters. Contribute as a leader and subject matter expert within the business in order to best drive overall company results. Other duties as may be assigned.

The candidate must have Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited law school; licensed to practice law in the U.S. 8-15 years experience with law firm and/or in-house legal department including at least 5+ years experience working in-house is required. Strong fact-finding, contract drafting, contract negotiating, writing, and legal research skills are must. Excellent oral and written communication skills are needed. Experience with drafting consumer product wholesale and/or retail contracts is preferred; extensive general contract drafting experience is essential. International experience is a plus.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Compliance And Regulatory Counsel
Refer job# MDVQ144639
 
Compliance and Regulatory Counsel Responsibilities: Maintain familiarity with current and proposed laws and regulations and case guidance involving all assigned matters and review and interpret proposed laws, regulations, and legislation and identify potential impacts to company operations. Manage relationships with regulatory agencies, including: direct interactions during agency inspections/audits, completion of reporting requirements, application for necessary permits, and coordination of formal responses to alleged violations. Provide legal guidance for periodic compliance self-audits of operations and recordkeeping to ensure 100% compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations and provide necessary corrective action recommendations to the appropriate level of management. Research specific legal issues and reports results to the General Counsel. Work directly with all departments to deliver timely and responsive legal services. Implement Legal Department policies and General Counsel guide lines regarding company operations and regulatory processes and priorities. Manage various projects and deadlines assigned by the General Counsel. Advise company employees on regulatory requirements and train them to know and understand legal risks. Develop solutions to complex legal questions and advises General Counsel accordingly. Work directly with affected departments, senior counsel, the General Counsel and outside counsel. Provide legal support to Real Estate and Commercial Transactions teams as requested. Assist senior management with evaluating legal and business risks. Researches unique legal issues impacting the organization by identifying applicable statutes, judicial decisions, and codes. Maintain confidentiality. Perform other duties as required and/or assigned.

Qualifications: Must be licensed to practice law in Texas or be licensed in another state and be eligible to become licensed in Texas within 1 year. 4+ years of relevant legal experience is preferred. Proficient skill level with Microsoft Office applications is required. Familiarity with case or matter management software is required. Proficient skill level with Lexis and Westlaw is required.
 
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Senior Counsel - Employment
Refer job# RCLM144597
 
Senior Counsel - Employment Duties: Function as an employment and employee benefits matter expert. Stay current with all applicable legal and regulatory requirements. Provide practical and sound legal advice and counsel to Human Resources and management on all legal issues concerning the employer/employee relationship in the U.S. and Canada, including but not limited to hiring, employee relations, leaves of absence, performance management, discrimination, harassment, wage and hour, immigration, non-competes and other restrictive covenants, termination, reductions-in-force, separation agreements, compensation, benefits, diversity and learning and development. Advice and counsel will be on day-to-day issues occurring in the field operations as well as strategic and systemic initiatives. Provide legal advice to the Human Resource employee benefits group, including but not limited to review and revise health and welfare SPDs, notices, and annual enrollment materials for compliance with legal requirements; support Human Resources on ERISA fiduciary and retirement benefit issues; and Develops and maintains core competencies on field operations business practices. Regularly visits field operations and works onsite as needed. Develop, draft and negotiate comprehensive employment, consulting, separation and settlement contracts and agreements. Respond on behalf of KDP to attorney letters and agency matters, including charges and government-initiated inquiries and audits. Draft responses; interview and prepare witnesses; engage with agency personnel and outside counsel. Working closely with HR and management, direct and coordinate employment-related investigations; make recommendations regarding appropriate corrective action. Develop and conduct training for HR, management, and employees. Develop, strengthen and sustain productive and collaborative working relationships with HR personnel, management and staff. Participate on departmental teams to improve process, efficiency, developmental and engagement efforts.

Requirements: Law degree from an ABA accredited law school and licensed to practice law in at least one state. 8+ years of experience practicing employment law (counseling), in-house employment counsel experience required, preferably for a large company with sites in multiple states. Strong command of employment laws, regulations and best practices (including ADA, FLSA, Title VII, ADEA, state FEP statutes, Canadian employment laws, ERISA and FLSA); a passion for the subject that fosters continuous improvement and ongoing subject matter expertise. Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with clients, external entities and counsel. Excellent written and oral communications, client relations, organizational, leadership and project management skills; business acumen; razor-sharp attention to detail and accuracy. Excellent analytical skills and the ability to present findings and persuasively render diplomatic, practical, creative and at all times compliant advice in a timely fashion. Ability to organize and prioritize tasks, to handle high-pressure situations and short deadlines. Integrity of the highest order, optimistic outlook and unflappable demeanor. Team player and strong partner orientation. Ability to apply knowledge of multidisciplinary business principles and practices to achieve successful outcomes in cross-functional projects and activities. Performs other duties as requested by management.
 
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Contracts Counsel
Refer job# XBAP144604
 
Contracts Counsel The Candidate will be responsible for reviews, drafts, and negotiates agreements and transaction documents in compliance with applicable policies and legal and ethical standards, under the supervision (as required) of more senior Contracts Services staff, including in: Responding, within established guidelines, to customers RFP/RFQs, vendor qualification documents and contractual requests. Drafting and negotiating with customers, appropriate contractual language to reflect the business interests and policies of the parties. Take the Contracts Lead role on less complex international and multi-business unit project contracts and less complex frame agreements for a single world area. Takes the Contracts Lead role (including the Global Contracts Lead role on GSAP accounts) on more complex projects and frame agreements as experience develops. Participates in the approval process to assist business owners in making informed decisions and secure appropriate approvals. Interfaces with customers, members of the legal team, and other stakeholders to bring deals to closure. Analyzes business, financial, and legal risks. Researches information on existing agreements and contractual programs, assisting with analysis and compiling data for reports. Provides contract-related guidance to Sales, Project Management, and other stakeholders. Conducts legal research. Provides legal advice and interpretation of legal matters, including the application of the law. Provides direction to outside counsel on routine matters.

The candidate should have IACCM CCM Expert Certification. Law degree required; Must be licensed to practice law in the applicable jurisdiction with 2+ years of experience in a contracts-related role. Knowledgeable in contract law and principles. Must be proficient in MS Office applications.
 
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