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Corporate Counsel

Webster TX Corporate Counsel The candidate provides strategic leadership from a legal perspective as well as legal advice and opinions on a diverse range of organizational issues with a particular focus on commercial contract interpretation, litigation and claims management, employment and labor issues, and risk avoidance strategies, The position is also responsible for supporting and leading the contracting process and providing leadership and guidance to other contract professionals. In addition to an undergraduate degree, the position requires a Law Degree and membership, in good standing, in the applicable Law Society. Should have 6+ years experience as a lawyer is required, with previous in-house experience, particularly within a technical, engineering, or construction environment, preferred. Proficiency with the use of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook); Demonstrated understanding of contract law and proficiency in the interpretation of contract terms and conditions; Knowledge of, and experience in, a diverse range of legal specialties (employment law, leasing, litigation, contracts, occupational health, ethics and compliance as well as insurance and construction related matters). Demonstrated ability to think strategically and to identify and resolve legal issues, using sound judgement and practical approaches; Proven successful record as a partner with business clients in an in-house setting; Ability to work both independently and as a full and valuable member of an integrated business-legal team. Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities concurrently and within tight deadlines; Strong negotiation, interpersonal and oral/written communication skills, used to translate legal concepts into readily understandable advice; Drafting, reviewing and finalizing complex commercial contracts; Providing direction, mentorship and training to the local contract manager(s); Addressing specific areas of contractual dispute with client legal representatives; Drafting responses and memoranda of understanding and other legal documents; Collaborating with the legal and commercial teams to ensure understanding of business priorities and alignment on contractual terms and conditions; Sharing technical, commercial and contractual expertise with team members to ensure bid preparation is conducted in an efficient manner. Providing legal advice and opinions on a diverse range of matters; Acting as the legal lead on matters of local organizational concern; Resolving pending or threatened disputes between the company and third parties; Consulting and advising management on highly confidential and sensitive matters; Performing discovery and due diligence of various electronically stored or physical data in preparation for litigation, transactional work, financing, or M&A transactions. Providing best practice recommendations regarding corporate compliance; Supporting the Chief Counsel in the development and continuous improvement of risk mitigation strategies; Under the direction of the Chief Counsel, assessing and coordinating management of litigation and providing instruction to external counsel as required. Provide legal support to US HR regarding matters of employment or discrimination claims. Collaborate with US HR regarding the standardization of company policies and serve as the primary author of all company agreements and or restrictive covenants. Legal 6 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-07

Counsel - Contracts Generalist

Houston TX Counsel - Contracts Generalist The candidates Duties include: Collaborate with stakeholders to ensure the success of business processes and implement improvements related to legal and risk management issues. Draft, review and negotiate contracts and other legal documents. Provide counsel and guidance regarding the Companys compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations and with the Companys policies and procedures. Monitor and communicate developments in relevant law, regulations and interpretations. Anticipate and identify legal issues and proactively develop effective and practical legal strategies and solutions. Author correspondence, legal memoranda, policies and reports. Provide advice in other specialized practice areas as assigned by supervisor. Handle special projects as requested by management. J.D. from an accredited law school; member in good standing of at least one state bar is required. Should have 3+ years of broad based transactional experience. Experience of the retail industry and/or procurement and supply chain management is strongly preferred. Experience establishing and/or maintaining a compliance program would be a plus. Experience advising business partners in one or more of the following substantive areas is preferred: procurement, logistics and supply chain management; consumer protection regulations; vendor compliance; product liability; trademark registration and enforcement; technology; and/or advertising. Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-07

Manager - Corporate Attorney

Irving TX Manager - Corporate Attorney The candidate will provide legal support and guidance to Michaels leadership and team members in a variety of areas including, merchandising, marketing, sourcing, privacy and product compliance support. Structure, draft and negotiate legal contracts in a wide variety of business areas. Review and draft policies in a wide variety of legal areas. Perform legal research and analysis. Assist with other legal functions as requested by VP Assistant General Counsel or other senior attorneys in the Department. Other duties as assigned.

The candidate must have JD degree from Top 50 Law School. Must be licensed to practice in at least one jurisdiction. Should have 5-10 years progressive work experience. Should have experience with either regulatory matters in the consumer products space (including interaction with the Consumer Product Safety Commission and/or experience with CA Proposition 65) or marketing and advertising regulations. Should have experience with contracts and strong drafting skills. Must have familiarity with compliance and regulatory bodies. Should have legal research and analytical capabilities. Must have strong communication, facilitation and presentation skills. Should have outstanding negotiation & influence skills. Should preferably have JD degree from a top 25 law school. Prior working experience within the retail or consumer products industries is highly desirable. 3+ years of large law firm experience is desirable. Should preferably have experience with Canadian regulatory matters. International experience (including China) or IP law (focusing on trademarks/tradenames) is a plus.
Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-06

Litigation Legal Counsel

Houston TX Litigation Legal Counsel The candidate will be charged with handling litigation matters and regulatory challenges in the United States in a proactive, timely, cost effective and professional manner to advance business objectives and protect shareholder interests. Will be assigned to either the US Downstream Litigation or US Upstream Litigation group, with responsibility for both Downstream and Upstream matters on an as-needed basis. Report to a Managing Counsel for US Litigation. Independently handling a broad range of cases in a variety of areas and participating as a team member in handling more complex, higher exposure cases. Identifying legal issues relevant to matters handled and acting with the appropriate urgency. Performing Early Case Assessments, interviewing potential witnesses, gathering key documents, and working with business clients to develop, pursue, and achieve litigation objectives that consider the companys strategic goals. Participating in the development and review of Requests for Proposal issued to external counsel, and working with internal team and external law firms to develop an appropriate fee arrangement for each matter. Collaborating with outside counsel in the development of case strategy and tactics, approving work by outside counsel and expert witnesses, providing input on key filings, participating in settlement discussions and mediations, and attending, monitoring and reporting on trials or other proceedings. Communicating with and updating the business on significant developments in the matters being handled. Developing and managing the budget in handled matters, including costs and fees incurred with external counsel, experts and vendors. Preparing reports to business leaders, Legal department management, and external auditors regarding developments that may impact the likely exposure associated with a claim or investigation. Supervising paralegals and working with firms e-discovery team to ensure appropriate preservation, collection, and production of relevant documents and information. Reviewing invoices from external counsel and experts for reasonableness and conformance with firms billing policies. Understanding and implementing the departments structured approach to avoiding, managing, resolving, communicating learnings from, and anticipating trends in litigation matters. Understanding the firm Business Principles and Code of Conduct to the point of identifying and reporting potential breaches with an accurate sense of reality. Preparing and updating Case Management Plans and ensuring accuracy of information the departments matter management database; and, Collaborating with firm lawyers in other departments in the Legal Organization regarding litigation risks potentially impacting their areas of responsibility.

The candidate must have outstanding academic credentials, including a JD degree from an accredited US law school. Must have 3+ years of Legal experience post Bar passage. Must have hands-on experience with US litigation in either a private practice, in-house, or governmental role. Must be licensed to practice law in Texas, or able to obtain license in a reasonable timeframe. Must have strong analytical skills and an ability to recognize and respond to legal issues, recognize legal and reputational risks, and develop cost effective legal and business resolutions. Must have strong writing skills including the ability to communicate complex ideas clearly and succinctly, to communicate effectively with internal and external lawyers, and to present key issues and concepts to business clients using non-legalese. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to collaborate and cooperate effectively with business clients of various backgrounds, as well as internal and external stakeholders at all levels. Must have the ability to work with more experienced practitioners, and to take advice and coaching into account in the delivery of services. Must be in good standing with the bar(s) to which candidate is admitted.
Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-05

Corporate Counsel

Austin TX Corporate Counsel Duties: Draft, review, and negotiate a broad range of commercial agreements, including software licensing, professional services, and SaaS. Assist with legal department projects as assigned, including efforts to develop, implement and enhance processes that improve transaction velocity without material increases in risk. Act as a fiduciary for the company, driving compliance in day-to-day sales activities, including providing training and counseling to sales professionals and coordinating with other groups within the VMware Legal Department on compliance matters. Stay on top of changing regulations, laws, and industry standards and effectively work with a variety of business stakeholders to develop and implement practices that support innovation and growth while maintaining appropriate commercial risk. Anything else that gets thrown your way as needed to support a dynamic, innovative company.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited US law school. Member of a State Bar and in good standing. 8+ years of transactional legal experience with big law firm or in-house global enterprise company. Experience in SaaS transactions with a company of similar size and scale. An excellent negotiator who knows how to keep complex legal negotiations simple and clear. A practical and proactive problem solver who possesses strong business acumen and is confident and calm under fire. Able to juggle multiple priorities and tasks in a fast-paced environment and get the right things down. Strong interpersonal skills.
Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-04

Senior Associate Corporate Counsel

Austin TX Senior Associate Corporate Counsel Responsibilities: Draft, review, and negotiate a broad range of commercial agreements, including software licensing, professional services, and SaaS. Assist with legal department projects as assigned, including efforts to develop, implement and enhance processes that improve transaction velocity without material increases in risk. Act as a fiduciary for the company, driving compliance in day-to-day sales activities, including providing training and counseling to sales professionals and coordinating with other groups within the VMware Legal Department on compliance matters. Stay on top of changing regulations, laws, and industry standards and effectively work with a variety of business stakeholders to develop and implement practices that support innovation and growth while maintaining appropriate commercial risk. Anything else that gets thrown way as needed to support a dynamic, innovative company.

The candidate should have JD degree from an accredited US law school. Member of a State Bar and in good standing. Should have 5+ years of transactional legal experience with big law firm or in-house global enterprise company. Experience in SaaS transactions with a company of similar size and scale to VMware. Are an excellent negotiator who knows how to keep complex legal negotiations simple and clear. Are a practical and proactive problem solver who possesses strong business acumen and is confident and calm under fire. Are able to juggle multiple priorities and tasks in a fast-paced environment and get the right things down. Have strong interpersonal skills.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-04

Corporate - General Attorney in Garland, TX

Garland TX In-house Counsel The candidate s job duties includes: Conducting legal research on multiple areas of law, including U.S. labor laws, U.S. corporate laws, and international trade and business laws (especially pertaining to the laws and governmental regulations of China); Assisting the Company s HR department in devising and implementing internal governance policies to ensure compliance with Texas labor laws and the policies of Texas Workforce Commission; Assisting the Company's outside legal counsel in reviewing and drafting English-language legal documents such as sales agreements and contracts; Reviewing and drafting Chinese-language legal documents to be used in the Company s business transactions with Chinese corporate clients, vendors, and suppliers; Communicating with the legal departments of Chinese corporate clients, vendors, and suppliers; Communicating and coordinating with outside legal counsel in matters concerning the Company s commercial litigation cases; Ensuring the Company s legal compliance with Texas manufacturing and distribution licensing requirements and labor laws; Preparing and filing legal documents to the Secretary of State of Texas to maintain the Company s active licensing status. JD degree from an ABA-accredited law school is required. Valid Texas law license is required. Fluency in speaking, reading, and writing Mandarin Chinese is required. Legal 0 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-01

Litigation - Insurance Attorney in Dallas, TX

Dallas TX Handler Duties: Responsible for conducting/managing factual claims investigation, including communications with policyholders, remediation experts, counsel and others to gather all claim facts. Analyze contracts, policies and applicable law to determine appropriate coverage position. Negotiate cost sharing agreements with carriers/policyholders. Assign defense counsel, manage litigation strategy and budgets. Evaluate claims and give management presentations on proposed values and disposition plans. Maintain physical/electronic file, comply with all policies and procedures, as directed; Respond to internal requests for information from management, reinsurers, etc.; Prepare timely and accurate management reporting.

Qualifications: 4 year college degree. Law degree preferred. 5 years of direct claim handling experienced preferred. DESIRED: Experience directly managing defense counsel. Experience managing disputed/litigated coverage matters. Experience interpreting and analyzing the application of general liability policies. Analytical skills. Superior oral and written communication skills. Ability to multi-task and adapt to a changing environment. Organization and time management skills. Experience in a work environment that required collaboration across work groups. Significant knowledge of Excel and data management tools. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office utilities.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-01

International Law Attorney in Austin, TX

Austin TX Associate Counsel The candidate liaise and provide resources to portfolio company legal departments on general legal matters, portfolio company questions and issues and upcoming changes in laws (e.g. GDPR). Research and report on legal trends related to the portfolio companies. Provide legal support for Consulting Group such as office expansion, vendor contracts, employment issues, marketing materials. Organize content for annual portfolio company legal offsite and other webinars as needed. Run legal workstreams related to rollout of portfolio company employment agreements and employee issues, e.g., background checks, separation agreements, equity repurchases, employee loans, non-compete issues, disputes.

The candidate should have Bachelor's degree and J.D. Bar member in good standing. Must have 4 years of experience within an international law firm with a preference of serving corporate clients; additional in-house counsel experience at a software or technology company welcomed. Experience interpreting federal statutes, regulations, and state laws, and analyzing their impact on current policy and business practices is required. Knowledge of privacy and data laws and trends preferred.
Legal 4 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-01

Tax - General Attorney in Houston, TX

Houston TX Tax Technology Development .NET Developer The candidate will proactively assist in the management of several clients, while reporting to Managers and above. Train and lead staff. Establish effective working relationships directly with clients. Contribute to the development of your own and team s technical acumen. Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues. Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients . Continue to develop internal relationships and brand. Should have Bachelor Degree and 3+ years of professional .NET development and SQL development experience. Should preferably have Master Degree. Should preferably have CPA, Admission to the Bar, or one of the following: Enrolled Agent, PhD - Computer Science/Information Science or STEM Equivalent, Professional Certification in Project Management (PMP), Six Sigma Black Belt/Lean Black Belt/Master Black Belt, Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE), Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD), Certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA), Certified Software Tester (CSTE), UX Certificate - Nielson Norman Group, Certified Analytics Professional (CAP) or equivalent institutional Data Science Program, Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP), or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Should preferably have Knowledge/Skills: Utilizing established development tools, guidelines, and conventions to create software solutions using Microsoft technologies such as ASP, .NET, SQL Server, HTML, CSS, Java, and C#; Using Entity Framework; Demonstrating an understanding of how ORM's work; and, Creating technical specifications and performing code reviews. Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2019-12-01
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Corporate Counsel
Refer job# WTZI147436
 
Corporate Counsel The candidate provides strategic leadership from a legal perspective as well as legal advice and opinions on a diverse range of organizational issues with a particular focus on commercial contract interpretation, litigation and claims management, employment and labor issues, and risk avoidance strategies, The position is also responsible for supporting and leading the contracting process and providing leadership and guidance to other contract professionals. In addition to an undergraduate degree, the position requires a Law Degree and membership, in good standing, in the applicable Law Society. Should have 6+ years experience as a lawyer is required, with previous in-house experience, particularly within a technical, engineering, or construction environment, preferred. Proficiency with the use of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook); Demonstrated understanding of contract law and proficiency in the interpretation of contract terms and conditions; Knowledge of, and experience in, a diverse range of legal specialties (employment law, leasing, litigation, contracts, occupational health, ethics and compliance as well as insurance and construction related matters). Demonstrated ability to think strategically and to identify and resolve legal issues, using sound judgement and practical approaches; Proven successful record as a partner with business clients in an in-house setting; Ability to work both independently and as a full and valuable member of an integrated business-legal team. Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities concurrently and within tight deadlines; Strong negotiation, interpersonal and oral/written communication skills, used to translate legal concepts into readily understandable advice; Drafting, reviewing and finalizing complex commercial contracts; Providing direction, mentorship and training to the local contract manager(s); Addressing specific areas of contractual dispute with client legal representatives; Drafting responses and memoranda of understanding and other legal documents; Collaborating with the legal and commercial teams to ensure understanding of business priorities and alignment on contractual terms and conditions; Sharing technical, commercial and contractual expertise with team members to ensure bid preparation is conducted in an efficient manner. Providing legal advice and opinions on a diverse range of matters; Acting as the legal lead on matters of local organizational concern; Resolving pending or threatened disputes between the company and third parties; Consulting and advising management on highly confidential and sensitive matters; Performing discovery and due diligence of various electronically stored or physical data in preparation for litigation, transactional work, financing, or M&A transactions. Providing best practice recommendations regarding corporate compliance; Supporting the Chief Counsel in the development and continuous improvement of risk mitigation strategies; Under the direction of the Chief Counsel, assessing and coordinating management of litigation and providing instruction to external counsel as required. Provide legal support to US HR regarding matters of employment or discrimination claims. Collaborate with US HR regarding the standardization of company policies and serve as the primary author of all company agreements and or restrictive covenants.
 
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Counsel - Contracts Generalist
Refer job# BWAG147444
 
Counsel - Contracts Generalist The candidates Duties include: Collaborate with stakeholders to ensure the success of business processes and implement improvements related to legal and risk management issues. Draft, review and negotiate contracts and other legal documents. Provide counsel and guidance regarding the Companys compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations and with the Companys policies and procedures. Monitor and communicate developments in relevant law, regulations and interpretations. Anticipate and identify legal issues and proactively develop effective and practical legal strategies and solutions. Author correspondence, legal memoranda, policies and reports. Provide advice in other specialized practice areas as assigned by supervisor. Handle special projects as requested by management. J.D. from an accredited law school; member in good standing of at least one state bar is required. Should have 3+ years of broad based transactional experience. Experience of the retail industry and/or procurement and supply chain management is strongly preferred. Experience establishing and/or maintaining a compliance program would be a plus. Experience advising business partners in one or more of the following substantive areas is preferred: procurement, logistics and supply chain management; consumer protection regulations; vendor compliance; product liability; trademark registration and enforcement; technology; and/or advertising.
 
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Manager - Corporate Attorney
Refer job# NALL147423
 
Manager - Corporate Attorney The candidate will provide legal support and guidance to Michaels leadership and team members in a variety of areas including, merchandising, marketing, sourcing, privacy and product compliance support. Structure, draft and negotiate legal contracts in a wide variety of business areas. Review and draft policies in a wide variety of legal areas. Perform legal research and analysis. Assist with other legal functions as requested by VP Assistant General Counsel or other senior attorneys in the Department. Other duties as assigned.

The candidate must have JD degree from Top 50 Law School. Must be licensed to practice in at least one jurisdiction. Should have 5-10 years progressive work experience. Should have experience with either regulatory matters in the consumer products space (including interaction with the Consumer Product Safety Commission and/or experience with CA Proposition 65) or marketing and advertising regulations. Should have experience with contracts and strong drafting skills. Must have familiarity with compliance and regulatory bodies. Should have legal research and analytical capabilities. Must have strong communication, facilitation and presentation skills. Should have outstanding negotiation & influence skills. Should preferably have JD degree from a top 25 law school. Prior working experience within the retail or consumer products industries is highly desirable. 3+ years of large law firm experience is desirable. Should preferably have experience with Canadian regulatory matters. International experience (including China) or IP law (focusing on trademarks/tradenames) is a plus.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Litigation Legal Counsel
Refer job# TWLE147393
 
Litigation Legal Counsel The candidate will be charged with handling litigation matters and regulatory challenges in the United States in a proactive, timely, cost effective and professional manner to advance business objectives and protect shareholder interests. Will be assigned to either the US Downstream Litigation or US Upstream Litigation group, with responsibility for both Downstream and Upstream matters on an as-needed basis. Report to a Managing Counsel for US Litigation. Independently handling a broad range of cases in a variety of areas and participating as a team member in handling more complex, higher exposure cases. Identifying legal issues relevant to matters handled and acting with the appropriate urgency. Performing Early Case Assessments, interviewing potential witnesses, gathering key documents, and working with business clients to develop, pursue, and achieve litigation objectives that consider the companys strategic goals. Participating in the development and review of Requests for Proposal issued to external counsel, and working with internal team and external law firms to develop an appropriate fee arrangement for each matter. Collaborating with outside counsel in the development of case strategy and tactics, approving work by outside counsel and expert witnesses, providing input on key filings, participating in settlement discussions and mediations, and attending, monitoring and reporting on trials or other proceedings. Communicating with and updating the business on significant developments in the matters being handled. Developing and managing the budget in handled matters, including costs and fees incurred with external counsel, experts and vendors. Preparing reports to business leaders, Legal department management, and external auditors regarding developments that may impact the likely exposure associated with a claim or investigation. Supervising paralegals and working with firms e-discovery team to ensure appropriate preservation, collection, and production of relevant documents and information. Reviewing invoices from external counsel and experts for reasonableness and conformance with firms billing policies. Understanding and implementing the departments structured approach to avoiding, managing, resolving, communicating learnings from, and anticipating trends in litigation matters. Understanding the firm Business Principles and Code of Conduct to the point of identifying and reporting potential breaches with an accurate sense of reality. Preparing and updating Case Management Plans and ensuring accuracy of information the departments matter management database; and, Collaborating with firm lawyers in other departments in the Legal Organization regarding litigation risks potentially impacting their areas of responsibility.

The candidate must have outstanding academic credentials, including a JD degree from an accredited US law school. Must have 3+ years of Legal experience post Bar passage. Must have hands-on experience with US litigation in either a private practice, in-house, or governmental role. Must be licensed to practice law in Texas, or able to obtain license in a reasonable timeframe. Must have strong analytical skills and an ability to recognize and respond to legal issues, recognize legal and reputational risks, and develop cost effective legal and business resolutions. Must have strong writing skills including the ability to communicate complex ideas clearly and succinctly, to communicate effectively with internal and external lawyers, and to present key issues and concepts to business clients using non-legalese. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to collaborate and cooperate effectively with business clients of various backgrounds, as well as internal and external stakeholders at all levels. Must have the ability to work with more experienced practitioners, and to take advice and coaching into account in the delivery of services. Must be in good standing with the bar(s) to which candidate is admitted.
 
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Corporate Counsel
Refer job# IMGT147385
 
Corporate Counsel Duties: Draft, review, and negotiate a broad range of commercial agreements, including software licensing, professional services, and SaaS. Assist with legal department projects as assigned, including efforts to develop, implement and enhance processes that improve transaction velocity without material increases in risk. Act as a fiduciary for the company, driving compliance in day-to-day sales activities, including providing training and counseling to sales professionals and coordinating with other groups within the VMware Legal Department on compliance matters. Stay on top of changing regulations, laws, and industry standards and effectively work with a variety of business stakeholders to develop and implement practices that support innovation and growth while maintaining appropriate commercial risk. Anything else that gets thrown your way as needed to support a dynamic, innovative company.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited US law school. Member of a State Bar and in good standing. 8+ years of transactional legal experience with big law firm or in-house global enterprise company. Experience in SaaS transactions with a company of similar size and scale. An excellent negotiator who knows how to keep complex legal negotiations simple and clear. A practical and proactive problem solver who possesses strong business acumen and is confident and calm under fire. Able to juggle multiple priorities and tasks in a fast-paced environment and get the right things down. Strong interpersonal skills.
 
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Senior Associate Corporate Counsel
Refer job# HIMH147391
 
Senior Associate Corporate Counsel Responsibilities: Draft, review, and negotiate a broad range of commercial agreements, including software licensing, professional services, and SaaS. Assist with legal department projects as assigned, including efforts to develop, implement and enhance processes that improve transaction velocity without material increases in risk. Act as a fiduciary for the company, driving compliance in day-to-day sales activities, including providing training and counseling to sales professionals and coordinating with other groups within the VMware Legal Department on compliance matters. Stay on top of changing regulations, laws, and industry standards and effectively work with a variety of business stakeholders to develop and implement practices that support innovation and growth while maintaining appropriate commercial risk. Anything else that gets thrown way as needed to support a dynamic, innovative company.

The candidate should have JD degree from an accredited US law school. Member of a State Bar and in good standing. Should have 5+ years of transactional legal experience with big law firm or in-house global enterprise company. Experience in SaaS transactions with a company of similar size and scale to VMware. Are an excellent negotiator who knows how to keep complex legal negotiations simple and clear. Are a practical and proactive problem solver who possesses strong business acumen and is confident and calm under fire. Are able to juggle multiple priorities and tasks in a fast-paced environment and get the right things down. Have strong interpersonal skills.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Corporate - General Attorney in Garland, TX
Refer job# RLWV147112
 
In-house Counsel The candidate s job duties includes: Conducting legal research on multiple areas of law, including U.S. labor laws, U.S. corporate laws, and international trade and business laws (especially pertaining to the laws and governmental regulations of China); Assisting the Company s HR department in devising and implementing internal governance policies to ensure compliance with Texas labor laws and the policies of Texas Workforce Commission; Assisting the Company's outside legal counsel in reviewing and drafting English-language legal documents such as sales agreements and contracts; Reviewing and drafting Chinese-language legal documents to be used in the Company s business transactions with Chinese corporate clients, vendors, and suppliers; Communicating with the legal departments of Chinese corporate clients, vendors, and suppliers; Communicating and coordinating with outside legal counsel in matters concerning the Company s commercial litigation cases; Ensuring the Company s legal compliance with Texas manufacturing and distribution licensing requirements and labor laws; Preparing and filing legal documents to the Secretary of State of Texas to maintain the Company s active licensing status. JD degree from an ABA-accredited law school is required. Valid Texas law license is required. Fluency in speaking, reading, and writing Mandarin Chinese is required.
 
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Litigation - Insurance Attorney in Dallas, TX
Refer job# YUFE147118
 
Handler Duties: Responsible for conducting/managing factual claims investigation, including communications with policyholders, remediation experts, counsel and others to gather all claim facts. Analyze contracts, policies and applicable law to determine appropriate coverage position. Negotiate cost sharing agreements with carriers/policyholders. Assign defense counsel, manage litigation strategy and budgets. Evaluate claims and give management presentations on proposed values and disposition plans. Maintain physical/electronic file, comply with all policies and procedures, as directed; Respond to internal requests for information from management, reinsurers, etc.; Prepare timely and accurate management reporting.

Qualifications: 4 year college degree. Law degree preferred. 5 years of direct claim handling experienced preferred. DESIRED: Experience directly managing defense counsel. Experience managing disputed/litigated coverage matters. Experience interpreting and analyzing the application of general liability policies. Analytical skills. Superior oral and written communication skills. Ability to multi-task and adapt to a changing environment. Organization and time management skills. Experience in a work environment that required collaboration across work groups. Significant knowledge of Excel and data management tools. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office utilities.
 
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International Law Attorney in Austin, TX
Refer job# UICL147136
 
Associate Counsel The candidate liaise and provide resources to portfolio company legal departments on general legal matters, portfolio company questions and issues and upcoming changes in laws (e.g. GDPR). Research and report on legal trends related to the portfolio companies. Provide legal support for Consulting Group such as office expansion, vendor contracts, employment issues, marketing materials. Organize content for annual portfolio company legal offsite and other webinars as needed. Run legal workstreams related to rollout of portfolio company employment agreements and employee issues, e.g., background checks, separation agreements, equity repurchases, employee loans, non-compete issues, disputes.

The candidate should have Bachelor's degree and J.D. Bar member in good standing. Must have 4 years of experience within an international law firm with a preference of serving corporate clients; additional in-house counsel experience at a software or technology company welcomed. Experience interpreting federal statutes, regulations, and state laws, and analyzing their impact on current policy and business practices is required. Knowledge of privacy and data laws and trends preferred.
 
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Tax - General Attorney in Houston, TX
Refer job# OUXI147143
 
Tax Technology Development .NET Developer The candidate will proactively assist in the management of several clients, while reporting to Managers and above. Train and lead staff. Establish effective working relationships directly with clients. Contribute to the development of your own and team s technical acumen. Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues. Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients . Continue to develop internal relationships and brand. Should have Bachelor Degree and 3+ years of professional .NET development and SQL development experience. Should preferably have Master Degree. Should preferably have CPA, Admission to the Bar, or one of the following: Enrolled Agent, PhD - Computer Science/Information Science or STEM Equivalent, Professional Certification in Project Management (PMP), Six Sigma Black Belt/Lean Black Belt/Master Black Belt, Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE), Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD), Certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA), Certified Software Tester (CSTE), UX Certificate - Nielson Norman Group, Certified Analytics Professional (CAP) or equivalent institutional Data Science Program, Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP), or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Should preferably have Knowledge/Skills: Utilizing established development tools, guidelines, and conventions to create software solutions using Microsoft technologies such as ASP, .NET, SQL Server, HTML, CSS, Java, and C#; Using Entity Framework; Demonstrating an understanding of how ORM's work; and, Creating technical specifications and performing code reviews.
 
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