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Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment - Americas Lead

Braselton GA Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment - Americas Lead Responsibilities: Serve as the lead employment lawyer for Company's Americas region (United States, Canada, and Latin America); Lead and/or participate in special projects with cross-functional teams, including those focused on improving and enhancing employment-related policies, practices, and processes to execute priorities and ensure compliance; Help provide practical and business-oriented legal advice to the global human resources team and the business regarding all aspects of the employer/employee relationship including, hiring, performance management, discrimination, harassment, wage and hour, restrictive covenants, leaves and accommodations, compensation and benefits, reductions-in-force, contractor issues, and diversity and inclusion; Provide employment law support in connection with mergers & acquisitions including due diligence and post-close integration; Provide support with regard to interpretation and enforcement of sales commission plans; Respond to attorney demand letters and agency matters, including government-initiated inquiries and audits; Manage and partner with outside counsel in employment litigation matters; negotiate separation agreements; Collaborate with the Human Resources Team to generate and implement trainings on HR and employment law topics; and Participate in global projects and initiatives, as needed.

Qualifications: Should have a JD from an accredited U.S. law school and are a member in good standing of a U.S. State bar (preference for California); 12+ years specializing in U.S. employment law, with in-house experience at a multinational corporation strongly preferred; Strong knowledge of California Employment Law is required; Should have a demonstrated and proven ability to work well with Human Resources and business leaders, leveraging strong analytical and conceptual skills to be effective at building a consensus among leaders; enjoy collaborating with colleagues to achieve a shared goal; are a creative and strategic thinker who possesses excellent business sense and judgment; are committed to driving diversity and inclusion through the advice you provide; are a practical and enthusiastic problem-solver who is confident, mature, flexible, and calm under fire and can work independently in a dynamic, fast-changing environment; able to connect the dots to provide advice that considers the context and unintended consequences as well as the specific legal issue at hand; a passion for employment law and keep up to date on developments; People management experience is preferred. Some international employment law experience. Some immigration and mobility experience.
Legal 12 - 0 Full-time 2020-06-12

Corporate Counsel, Real Estate

Atlanta GA Corporate Counsel, Real Estate Duties: Manages the legal affairs of the Company's Real Estate, Construction, Property Management, Building Services, Corporate Facilities, Energy, and Store Operations teams. Handles transactions and regulatory issues. Accurately identifies and assesses risks and determines and effectuates appropriate course for specific business areas and others with department-wide consequences. Identifies, assesses, approves, and recommends changes to business partners Handles complex legal matters within area of responsibility. Retains, monitors, and evaluates the performance of Outside Counsel relationships and budgeting within area. Independently conducts and directs complex negotiations for a broad spectrum of matters for specific business areas with general supervisory review. Supervises and conducts appropriate legal research for all pending legal work. Compiles, prepares, and presents budget recommendations for area of responsibility and manages budget for same.

Qualifications: JD Degree or equivalent and required certifications for practicing law. 5 years of relevant work experience. Preferred: Experience in general corporate law, real estate, construction, commercial transactions, and handling of regulatory issues. 5 years of experience as an attorney. High degree of oral and written communications skills, negotiation skills, and analytical skills. Ability to make significant contributions to communication for complex matters at a department level. Ability to prepare and assist in the preparation of reports and presentations to officers and executives as appropriate. The ability to work independently on numerous activities and prioritize them properly while meeting deadlines. The ability to confront conflict and difficult issues in a professional, assertive and proactive manner. The ability to effectively manage the performance and careers of direct reports, if applicable.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2020-06-09

Associate Corporate Counsel

Marietta GA Associate Corporate Counsel The candidate will provide legal support primarily for Company Global Marketing operations in the U.S., and will involve working with and advising the Global Marketing business teams on a variety of commercial transactions and legal issues. This position will report to the Chief Legal Counsel. Responsibilities: Draft, review and revise supplier agreements and other commercial agreements. Draft, review, and negotiate various types of contracts. Conduct legal research regarding product safety statutes and regulations and other applicable laws and regulations and advise management and sales teams and affiliated companies in the U.S. and Asia regarding legal and regulatory compliance. Assist in the resolution of disputes. Provide legal advice to Global Marketing management and Company U.S. and international subsidiaries on various matters, such as antitrust, corporate governance, intellectual property, product safety and other legal and regulatory compliance, commercial and corporate transactions, advertising, products liability, sales agreements, and trade regulations. Requirements: J.D. degree from accredited U.S. law school with excellent academic credentials. Licensed to practice law in the State of Georgia, including membership in the State Bar of Georgia. 5-7 years experience practicing law in a law firm and/or corporate legal department. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent research and writing skills. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Knowledge of Intellectual Property law a plus. Legal 5 - 7 Full-time 2020-06-03

Corporate/in-house Contracts Attorney

Kennesaw GA Corporate/In-House Contracts Attorney Duties: Draft, review, and negotiate contracts across all areas of the company, including but not limited to, non-disclosure, consulting, service, and commercial contracts. Facilitate internal contract approval and stakeholder negotiation to resolve complex issues and assist in disputes (escalating complex legal and factual issues to the appropriate internal parties). Communicate with business units ensuring all obligations are being met (e.g., milestones, deliverables, invoicing, etc.). Draft and update appropriate templates and work with company business units to develop contract strategies to support the organization. Ensure consistency of contract terms with company policies and goals and best practice to enhance the contract review processes. Interpret contract requirements, obligations, and risk exposure and advise on same. Provide direction and guidance related to the contracting process. Provide input to the development, maintenance, and management of contracting policies and procedures. Performs all other duties as assigned. Incumbents are not permitted to handle any legal business outside of the Company and candidates must cease all outside practice and all suit involvement before joining. Travels via commercial transportation or driving to job-related activities.

Qualifications: JD degree from an American Bar Association accredited law school required. 3-5 years of corporate contract and business experience, including developing, negotiating, and management a wide variety of commercial contracts and development agreements. Accountability, adaptability, communication, and integrity. Experience in a corporate business environment. Experience developing, driving, and implementing legal solutions. Ability to deliver strong results with limited resources, under tight deadlines, and with a high degree of accuracy. Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information. Team player capable of leading and participating within cross-functional project teams to meet key milestones under tight timelines and stressful conditions.
Legal 3 - 5 Full-time 2020-06-03

Georgia - Senior Director and Corporate Counsel

Atlanta GA Senior Director and Corporate Counsel
The candidate will provide support to the company's procurement, global sourcing and technology business groups. Responsibilities include working closely with internal teams to drive deals, including managing internal and external deal processes and pursuing continuous improvement in deal processes and execution (including form documentation). Will have the opportunity to draft and negotiate deal documents including software licenses, 'software as a service' agreements, integration services agreements, consulting services agreements, lease agreements and other vendor product and services agreements. Responsibilities will include drafting and negotiating transaction documents and actively managing deal timing and scheduling. Will have the ability to build strong relationships and effectively collaborate with business colleagues, other in-house attorneys and outside counsel.

The candidate should have a Law degree from ABA accredited law school and membership in good standing of any State Bar, preferably Georgia. Must have 5-10 years of relevant experience at a law firm and/or corporate legal department. Should have demonstrated experience in licensing and complex procurement. Familiarity and significant experience with licensing issues facing large, international organizations is needed. Ability to translate business requirements into contractual language, assess legal risk and work with vendors to mediate significant issues is required.
Legal 5 - 7 Full-time 2013-03-21

Georgia - Corporate Counsel

Alpharetta GA Corporate Counsel
The candidate will provide legal assistance to various individuals/departments within the company, as assigned. Will advise business units on matters requiring developed legal and counseling skills in one or more specified areas of expertise. Prepare drafts and final copies of legal documents and correspondence within an assigned area and within the scope of developed legal expertise. Prepare drafts of complex legal documents and correspondence as part of a project team with senior attorneys and management and modifies documents, as required. Identify issues, conduct legal research, prepare memoranda, and advise internal clients regarding multiple issues requiring developed skills in specified areas of expertise. Negotiate and/or approve changes to legal documents requiring an intermediate level of expertise. Manage assigned projects to completion. Assist more senior attorneys and management in higher level matters, as needed.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school. Should be licensed to practice law by a state in the United States. Must have 7+ years of relevant experience in a law firm or corporate legal department.
Legal 7 - 9 Full-time 2013-01-12
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Corporate Counsel, Product Legal
In-House,salesforce.com, inc.
Location : Atlanta, GA, United States

Corporate Counsel, Product Legal The candidate will provide guidance to executives, engineers and product managers on issues related to new and existing services, products, and features throughout the entire product lifecycle. Serve as a resident ex... + read more

jun 30, 2020


Senior Privacy Counsel
In-House,Snowflake Inc.
Location : Atlanta, GA, United States

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Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment - Americas Lead
Refer job# CUPI150117
 
Senior Corporate Counsel, Employment - Americas Lead Responsibilities: Serve as the lead employment lawyer for Company's Americas region (United States, Canada, and Latin America); Lead and/or participate in special projects with cross-functional teams, including those focused on improving and enhancing employment-related policies, practices, and processes to execute priorities and ensure compliance; Help provide practical and business-oriented legal advice to the global human resources team and the business regarding all aspects of the employer/employee relationship including, hiring, performance management, discrimination, harassment, wage and hour, restrictive covenants, leaves and accommodations, compensation and benefits, reductions-in-force, contractor issues, and diversity and inclusion; Provide employment law support in connection with mergers & acquisitions including due diligence and post-close integration; Provide support with regard to interpretation and enforcement of sales commission plans; Respond to attorney demand letters and agency matters, including government-initiated inquiries and audits; Manage and partner with outside counsel in employment litigation matters; negotiate separation agreements; Collaborate with the Human Resources Team to generate and implement trainings on HR and employment law topics; and Participate in global projects and initiatives, as needed.

Qualifications: Should have a JD from an accredited U.S. law school and are a member in good standing of a U.S. State bar (preference for California); 12+ years specializing in U.S. employment law, with in-house experience at a multinational corporation strongly preferred; Strong knowledge of California Employment Law is required; Should have a demonstrated and proven ability to work well with Human Resources and business leaders, leveraging strong analytical and conceptual skills to be effective at building a consensus among leaders; enjoy collaborating with colleagues to achieve a shared goal; are a creative and strategic thinker who possesses excellent business sense and judgment; are committed to driving diversity and inclusion through the advice you provide; are a practical and enthusiastic problem-solver who is confident, mature, flexible, and calm under fire and can work independently in a dynamic, fast-changing environment; able to connect the dots to provide advice that considers the context and unintended consequences as well as the specific legal issue at hand; a passion for employment law and keep up to date on developments; People management experience is preferred. Some international employment law experience. Some immigration and mobility experience.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Corporate Counsel, Real Estate
Refer job# IMIT150094
 
Corporate Counsel, Real Estate Duties: Manages the legal affairs of the Company's Real Estate, Construction, Property Management, Building Services, Corporate Facilities, Energy, and Store Operations teams. Handles transactions and regulatory issues. Accurately identifies and assesses risks and determines and effectuates appropriate course for specific business areas and others with department-wide consequences. Identifies, assesses, approves, and recommends changes to business partners Handles complex legal matters within area of responsibility. Retains, monitors, and evaluates the performance of Outside Counsel relationships and budgeting within area. Independently conducts and directs complex negotiations for a broad spectrum of matters for specific business areas with general supervisory review. Supervises and conducts appropriate legal research for all pending legal work. Compiles, prepares, and presents budget recommendations for area of responsibility and manages budget for same.

Qualifications: JD Degree or equivalent and required certifications for practicing law. 5 years of relevant work experience. Preferred: Experience in general corporate law, real estate, construction, commercial transactions, and handling of regulatory issues. 5 years of experience as an attorney. High degree of oral and written communications skills, negotiation skills, and analytical skills. Ability to make significant contributions to communication for complex matters at a department level. Ability to prepare and assist in the preparation of reports and presentations to officers and executives as appropriate. The ability to work independently on numerous activities and prioritize them properly while meeting deadlines. The ability to confront conflict and difficult issues in a professional, assertive and proactive manner. The ability to effectively manage the performance and careers of direct reports, if applicable.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Associate Corporate Counsel
Refer job# HLOL149999
 
Associate Corporate Counsel The candidate will provide legal support primarily for Company Global Marketing operations in the U.S., and will involve working with and advising the Global Marketing business teams on a variety of commercial transactions and legal issues. This position will report to the Chief Legal Counsel. Responsibilities: Draft, review and revise supplier agreements and other commercial agreements. Draft, review, and negotiate various types of contracts. Conduct legal research regarding product safety statutes and regulations and other applicable laws and regulations and advise management and sales teams and affiliated companies in the U.S. and Asia regarding legal and regulatory compliance. Assist in the resolution of disputes. Provide legal advice to Global Marketing management and Company U.S. and international subsidiaries on various matters, such as antitrust, corporate governance, intellectual property, product safety and other legal and regulatory compliance, commercial and corporate transactions, advertising, products liability, sales agreements, and trade regulations. Requirements: J.D. degree from accredited U.S. law school with excellent academic credentials. Licensed to practice law in the State of Georgia, including membership in the State Bar of Georgia. 5-7 years experience practicing law in a law firm and/or corporate legal department. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent research and writing skills. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Knowledge of Intellectual Property law a plus.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Corporate/in-house Contracts Attorney
Refer job# TXFD150000
 
Corporate/In-House Contracts Attorney Duties: Draft, review, and negotiate contracts across all areas of the company, including but not limited to, non-disclosure, consulting, service, and commercial contracts. Facilitate internal contract approval and stakeholder negotiation to resolve complex issues and assist in disputes (escalating complex legal and factual issues to the appropriate internal parties). Communicate with business units ensuring all obligations are being met (e.g., milestones, deliverables, invoicing, etc.). Draft and update appropriate templates and work with company business units to develop contract strategies to support the organization. Ensure consistency of contract terms with company policies and goals and best practice to enhance the contract review processes. Interpret contract requirements, obligations, and risk exposure and advise on same. Provide direction and guidance related to the contracting process. Provide input to the development, maintenance, and management of contracting policies and procedures. Performs all other duties as assigned. Incumbents are not permitted to handle any legal business outside of the Company and candidates must cease all outside practice and all suit involvement before joining. Travels via commercial transportation or driving to job-related activities.

Qualifications: JD degree from an American Bar Association accredited law school required. 3-5 years of corporate contract and business experience, including developing, negotiating, and management a wide variety of commercial contracts and development agreements. Accountability, adaptability, communication, and integrity. Experience in a corporate business environment. Experience developing, driving, and implementing legal solutions. Ability to deliver strong results with limited resources, under tight deadlines, and with a high degree of accuracy. Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information. Team player capable of leading and participating within cross-functional project teams to meet key milestones under tight timelines and stressful conditions.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Georgia - Senior Director and Corporate Counsel
Refer job# D3A125976
 
Senior Director and Corporate Counsel
The candidate will provide support to the company's procurement, global sourcing and technology business groups. Responsibilities include working closely with internal teams to drive deals, including managing internal and external deal processes and pursuing continuous improvement in deal processes and execution (including form documentation). Will have the opportunity to draft and negotiate deal documents including software licenses, 'software as a service' agreements, integration services agreements, consulting services agreements, lease agreements and other vendor product and services agreements. Responsibilities will include drafting and negotiating transaction documents and actively managing deal timing and scheduling. Will have the ability to build strong relationships and effectively collaborate with business colleagues, other in-house attorneys and outside counsel.

The candidate should have a Law degree from ABA accredited law school and membership in good standing of any State Bar, preferably Georgia. Must have 5-10 years of relevant experience at a law firm and/or corporate legal department. Should have demonstrated experience in licensing and complex procurement. Familiarity and significant experience with licensing issues facing large, international organizations is needed. Ability to translate business requirements into contractual language, assess legal risk and work with vendors to mediate significant issues is required.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Georgia - Corporate Counsel
Refer job# DBJD25219
 
Corporate Counsel
The candidate will provide legal assistance to various individuals/departments within the company, as assigned. Will advise business units on matters requiring developed legal and counseling skills in one or more specified areas of expertise. Prepare drafts and final copies of legal documents and correspondence within an assigned area and within the scope of developed legal expertise. Prepare drafts of complex legal documents and correspondence as part of a project team with senior attorneys and management and modifies documents, as required. Identify issues, conduct legal research, prepare memoranda, and advise internal clients regarding multiple issues requiring developed skills in specified areas of expertise. Negotiate and/or approve changes to legal documents requiring an intermediate level of expertise. Manage assigned projects to completion. Assist more senior attorneys and management in higher level matters, as needed.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school. Should be licensed to practice law by a state in the United States. Must have 7+ years of relevant experience in a law firm or corporate legal department.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 

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