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In-House Counsel: Corporate

Chicago IL In-House Counsel: Corporate The candidate will be working closely and building relationships with various internal teams to analyze and communicate legal risks, provide legal advice and support such teams in relation to vendor agreements. Reviewing, drafting, negotiating, amending and managing all of company's vendor agreements. Preparing and implementing forms and processes for negotiating, executing, amending and on-boarding vendors. Ensuring ongoing compliance with such vendor agreements and establishing a process for ongoing monitoring of obligations under vendor agreements. Must have Juris Doctor degree from an ABA accredited law school. Must have membership in a State Bar. Should have 2-4 years of law firm/ in-house experience. Law firm experience drafting, negotiating and executing corporate transactions essential. Experience negotiating technology/software services agreements preferred. Membership in Illinois State Bar desired. Legal 2 - 4 Full-time 2021-01-16

Corporate Counsel

Chicago IL Corporate Counsel The candidate will provide legal support and strategic advice to the Exploration and Closure teams based in North America. This role is a great opportunity for a highly motivated individual, reporting to the General Counsel - Strategy & Development and involves: Provision of timely and commercially focused advice and assistance in managing the legal aspects and risks of the regional Closure and Exploration teams business objectives, including country entry and stakeholder engagement strategies, new projects or legacy sites, joint ventures or partnerships, acquisitions/divestments, changing government regulation, anti-bribery legislation, critical incidents; Drafting and negotiation of: For Exploration, arrangements with third parties including joint venture agreements, earn-in agreements, sale and purchase documentation, access arrangements and corporate structuring; For Closure, arrangements with third parties including correspondence and agreements with regulators, other commercial parties and relevant stakeholders; Support with permitting, tenure, approvals and access issues; Pro-actively leading or supporting in disputes resolution or litigation (major litigation will be handled by the Litigation team); Cost effective management of external legal resources, to the extent engaged; Awareness of material internal business developments relevant to legal issues affecting Exploration or Closure; Maintaining awareness of, and advising on, relevant external legal developments; Developing and maintaining close working relationships with the Regional Exploration and Closure team members, Strategy & Development legal team, members of the Legal, Governance and Ethics team globally as well as related functions.

The candidate should have 7 years post qualification experience as a legal practitioner in a relevant area of law or industry in the US and/or Canada. Language: English. Additional Spanish language capability would be an advantage. Must have strong problem solving, strategic and analytical capability, as well as commercial acumen. Should have effective time management and personal organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to develop strong relationships are required. Must have excellent communication and collaboration skills.
Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2021-01-16

Real Estate Corporate Counsel

Barrington IL Real Estate Corporate Counsel Responsibilities: Draft, negotiate, and interpret leases, lease amendments, REAs, SNDAs, License Agreements, estoppels, consents, brokerage agreements, NDAs, and other retail real estate documents. Assist leasing, operations, acquisitions/dispositions, finance, and other business partners. Develop and implement strategies on legal issues and resolve disputes and conflicts. Review and analyze leases and other real estate documents and provide assessment and analysis of legal issues. Assist with day to day corporate governance matters. Find, retain and manage outside counsel for projects when needed.

Qualifications: JD degree and excellent academic credentials. Admittance to practice law in the state of Illinois. 5 -10 years of retail/commercial real estate legal experience, with a track record of success either in-house or at a top law firm (or both). Experience drafting and negotiating retail real estate leases and other agreements. Demonstrated ability to work independently with attention to detail, meet concurrent deadlines and organize time and conflicting priorities. Positive energy, enthusiasm, flexibility, confidence, and ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment are a must. Strong drafting, communication, negotiation and analytical skills. Strong understanding of technology as it applies to real estate including superior knowledge of typical business software (Microsoft Office, Adobe, etc.).
Legal 5 - 10 Full-time 2021-01-11

Corporate Counsel, Advertising

Chicago IL Corporate Counsel, Advertising The candidate will be drafting and negotiating ad agreements for local, mid-market and national clients, crafting incentive compensation programs, and helping to identify and mitigate legal and business risks associated with Yelp's sales and revenue operations. Must have J.D., top law school with bar admission in good standing. Should have 4-6 years experience at a big firm and/or in-house with commercial contracts. Digital advertising and media experience is a significant plus. Keen understanding of privacy issues in the advertising context. Must have experience working cross-functionally with multiple teams of stakeholders. Legal 4 - 6 Full-time 2021-01-09

Corporate Counsel

Rolling Meadows IL Corporate Counsel The candidate assists the Chief Legal Officer or Managing Attorney(s) in executing legal responsibilities. Provides legal counsel and advice on services and legal actions to operating areas. Prepares and reviews legal contracts and documents and conducts legal research. Represents the organization in legal actions. Should have Law degree and 5+ years related experience required. Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2021-01-09

Corporate Counsel

Chicago IL Corporate Counsel Duties: Support the General Counsel with respect to the drafting, review and negotiation of client and vendor agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and other contractual matters. Maintain an up-to-date understanding of products and services, and related contractual needs. Serve as the subject-matter expert in data privacy (both GDPR and CCPA) Assist the General Counsel with other projects as needed, including with respect to litigation and dispute resolution, human resources matters, corporate transactions, regulatory and compliance issues, and general health and functioning of the legal department. Give accurate and timely counsel to key stakeholders and executives across the business on variety of legal topics. Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited university. Licensed to practice law in Illinois. 2-5 years of work experience in a similar position or positions in a law firm, in house or a mix of both. Strong practical and demonstrable understanding of data privacy laws including GDPR and CCPA. Hands-on experience helping an in-house legal department with data privacy and security compliance issues. Working capability with commercial and technology transactions. Highly motivated, self-starter, looking to take ownership of issues. Comfortable exercising sound judgment and making recommendations quickly. High attention to detail and well-developed time management skills. Effective written and verbal communication skills.
Legal 2 - 5 Full-time 2020-12-29

Senior Corporate Counsel

Hoffman Estates IL Senior Corporate Counsel Responsibilities: Support various commercial and corporate transactions, including purchase, sales, distribution, and consulting agreements in addition to M&A, venture capital and other investment and corporate activities. Support various intellectual property related transactions such as licensing, development agreements, non-disclosure agreements and strategic alliance agreements. Actively support the R&D, purchasing and other functions and personnel for Omron companies on the US West Coast. Support legal, compliance and risk management activities on the US West Coast for Omron. Information security, data compliance, privacy, trade secrets and cybersecurity legal matters and related project management. Contract review and approval procedures. Other duties and miscellaneous projects as needed.

Qualifications: JD Degree. Illinois Bar Membership required. California Bar Membership a plus. 6+ years of experience in a legal role in a division or subsidiary of a major public or private corporation or a major law firm, with 2+ years' experience in a major law firm preferred. Strong knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Teams and Share Point. Proactive, self-starter that delivers results on time and with high quality. Reliable, dedicated, professional. Advanced problem solving, and deductive reasoning skills. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Foreign language skills (especially Spanish or Portuguese) are a plus.
Legal 2 - 0 Full-time 2020-12-26

Corporate Counsel

Chicago IL Corporate Counsel The candidate will primarily support the global Ventures investment program. Will report to the Director, Senior Corporate Counsel (Investments). Duties: Working with the global Ventures investment team in a substantive fashion without extensive supervision, including: structuring transactions, drafting and negotiating term sheets, managing deal processes, performing due diligence, negotiating definitive documentation, and closing deals. Leading legal strategy on investments, including managing investments and regulatory processes in new jurisdictions worldwide. Helping to manage a strategic portfolio of over 300 companies, including acquisitions, IPOs and other corporate activity. Driving continuous improvements, scalability and operational excellence in deal processes, diligence and execution. Managing outside counsel. Assisting members of the strategic transactions legal team on other high priority tasks and matters. Should have 3+ years of legal experience primarily in venture capital investment at a law firm and/or in-house. Must have experience leading company-side and/or investor-side venture financings and related deal work. Familiarity with private and public company corporate work is required. Should have excellent legal and business judgment. Must have experience independently negotiating complex business transactions. Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2020-12-26

Corporate Counsel/senior Corporate Counsel, M&a Legal Integration Lead

Chicago IL Corporate Counsel/Senior Corporate Counsel, M&A Legal Integration Lead The candidate will participate in pre-signing diligence activities. Work with a Project Manager and other Legal team stakeholders to develop detailed project plan templates for varying acquisition/integration types. Lead Legal Integration Kickoff meeting and weekly syncs. Produce consistent and clear status reports for both project teams and Executive audiences. Lead integration retrospectives to improve upon our mistakes and prevent them from repeating. Optimize and improve processes and overall program where necessary. Should have 7+ years of legal experience. A background in M&A or M&A Integration is preferred. Should have excellent verbal and written communication as well as receptive listening skills, with ability to present complex ideas in a clear, concise fashion to technical and non-technical audiences. Should have ability to multi-task and perform effectively in a fast-paced environment. Experience with Smartsheets, Google slides, and Quip preferred. Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2020-12-26

Senior Counsel - Securities And Corporate Governance

Chicago IL Senior Counsel - Securities and Corporate Governance Duties: Advise on SEC reporting, including Forms 10-K/Q, 8-K, and the proxy statement. Advise on earnings and other financial releases. Advise on corporate financing issues, including debt offerings and the share repurchase program. Support the Corporate Secretary s office on Board and Committee materials. Assist with shareholder engagement on ESG matters. Advise on Delaware law issues, including issues related to the by-laws or charter. Provide legal support for ad-hoc projects for various departments, including treasury, investor relations, and accounting.

Qualifications: JD degree and admitted to practice in the U.S.. 7+ years of experience in the field. Prior in-house experience a plus. Thorough understanding of SEC rules. Knowledge of the NYSE listing standards and reporting requirements. Strong analytical and writing skills. Working knowledge of financial statements. Ability to work with and lead cross-functional teams. Ability to communicate complex issues effectively to senior level business leaders.
Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2020-12-25
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In-House Counsel: Corporate
Refer job# FTNL154561
 
In-House Counsel: Corporate The candidate will be working closely and building relationships with various internal teams to analyze and communicate legal risks, provide legal advice and support such teams in relation to vendor agreements. Reviewing, drafting, negotiating, amending and managing all of company's vendor agreements. Preparing and implementing forms and processes for negotiating, executing, amending and on-boarding vendors. Ensuring ongoing compliance with such vendor agreements and establishing a process for ongoing monitoring of obligations under vendor agreements. Must have Juris Doctor degree from an ABA accredited law school. Must have membership in a State Bar. Should have 2-4 years of law firm/ in-house experience. Law firm experience drafting, negotiating and executing corporate transactions essential. Experience negotiating technology/software services agreements preferred. Membership in Illinois State Bar desired.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Corporate Counsel
Refer job# PWKV154572
 
Corporate Counsel The candidate will provide legal support and strategic advice to the Exploration and Closure teams based in North America. This role is a great opportunity for a highly motivated individual, reporting to the General Counsel - Strategy & Development and involves: Provision of timely and commercially focused advice and assistance in managing the legal aspects and risks of the regional Closure and Exploration teams business objectives, including country entry and stakeholder engagement strategies, new projects or legacy sites, joint ventures or partnerships, acquisitions/divestments, changing government regulation, anti-bribery legislation, critical incidents; Drafting and negotiation of: For Exploration, arrangements with third parties including joint venture agreements, earn-in agreements, sale and purchase documentation, access arrangements and corporate structuring; For Closure, arrangements with third parties including correspondence and agreements with regulators, other commercial parties and relevant stakeholders; Support with permitting, tenure, approvals and access issues; Pro-actively leading or supporting in disputes resolution or litigation (major litigation will be handled by the Litigation team); Cost effective management of external legal resources, to the extent engaged; Awareness of material internal business developments relevant to legal issues affecting Exploration or Closure; Maintaining awareness of, and advising on, relevant external legal developments; Developing and maintaining close working relationships with the Regional Exploration and Closure team members, Strategy & Development legal team, members of the Legal, Governance and Ethics team globally as well as related functions.

The candidate should have 7 years post qualification experience as a legal practitioner in a relevant area of law or industry in the US and/or Canada. Language: English. Additional Spanish language capability would be an advantage. Must have strong problem solving, strategic and analytical capability, as well as commercial acumen. Should have effective time management and personal organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to develop strong relationships are required. Must have excellent communication and collaboration skills.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Real Estate Corporate Counsel
Refer job# ABMV154485
 
Real Estate Corporate Counsel Responsibilities: Draft, negotiate, and interpret leases, lease amendments, REAs, SNDAs, License Agreements, estoppels, consents, brokerage agreements, NDAs, and other retail real estate documents. Assist leasing, operations, acquisitions/dispositions, finance, and other business partners. Develop and implement strategies on legal issues and resolve disputes and conflicts. Review and analyze leases and other real estate documents and provide assessment and analysis of legal issues. Assist with day to day corporate governance matters. Find, retain and manage outside counsel for projects when needed.

Qualifications: JD degree and excellent academic credentials. Admittance to practice law in the state of Illinois. 5 -10 years of retail/commercial real estate legal experience, with a track record of success either in-house or at a top law firm (or both). Experience drafting and negotiating retail real estate leases and other agreements. Demonstrated ability to work independently with attention to detail, meet concurrent deadlines and organize time and conflicting priorities. Positive energy, enthusiasm, flexibility, confidence, and ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment are a must. Strong drafting, communication, negotiation and analytical skills. Strong understanding of technology as it applies to real estate including superior knowledge of typical business software (Microsoft Office, Adobe, etc.).
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Corporate Counsel, Advertising
Refer job# AVDZ154450
 
Corporate Counsel, Advertising The candidate will be drafting and negotiating ad agreements for local, mid-market and national clients, crafting incentive compensation programs, and helping to identify and mitigate legal and business risks associated with Yelp's sales and revenue operations. Must have J.D., top law school with bar admission in good standing. Should have 4-6 years experience at a big firm and/or in-house with commercial contracts. Digital advertising and media experience is a significant plus. Keen understanding of privacy issues in the advertising context. Must have experience working cross-functionally with multiple teams of stakeholders.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Corporate Counsel
Refer job# DGVK154467
 
Corporate Counsel The candidate assists the Chief Legal Officer or Managing Attorney(s) in executing legal responsibilities. Provides legal counsel and advice on services and legal actions to operating areas. Prepares and reviews legal contracts and documents and conducts legal research. Represents the organization in legal actions. Should have Law degree and 5+ years related experience required.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Corporate Counsel
Refer job# QCGJ154245
 
Corporate Counsel Duties: Support the General Counsel with respect to the drafting, review and negotiation of client and vendor agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and other contractual matters. Maintain an up-to-date understanding of products and services, and related contractual needs. Serve as the subject-matter expert in data privacy (both GDPR and CCPA) Assist the General Counsel with other projects as needed, including with respect to litigation and dispute resolution, human resources matters, corporate transactions, regulatory and compliance issues, and general health and functioning of the legal department. Give accurate and timely counsel to key stakeholders and executives across the business on variety of legal topics. Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited university. Licensed to practice law in Illinois. 2-5 years of work experience in a similar position or positions in a law firm, in house or a mix of both. Strong practical and demonstrable understanding of data privacy laws including GDPR and CCPA. Hands-on experience helping an in-house legal department with data privacy and security compliance issues. Working capability with commercial and technology transactions. Highly motivated, self-starter, looking to take ownership of issues. Comfortable exercising sound judgment and making recommendations quickly. High attention to detail and well-developed time management skills. Effective written and verbal communication skills.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Senior Corporate Counsel
Refer job# ZDMD154200
 
Senior Corporate Counsel Responsibilities: Support various commercial and corporate transactions, including purchase, sales, distribution, and consulting agreements in addition to M&A, venture capital and other investment and corporate activities. Support various intellectual property related transactions such as licensing, development agreements, non-disclosure agreements and strategic alliance agreements. Actively support the R&D, purchasing and other functions and personnel for Omron companies on the US West Coast. Support legal, compliance and risk management activities on the US West Coast for Omron. Information security, data compliance, privacy, trade secrets and cybersecurity legal matters and related project management. Contract review and approval procedures. Other duties and miscellaneous projects as needed.

Qualifications: JD Degree. Illinois Bar Membership required. California Bar Membership a plus. 6+ years of experience in a legal role in a division or subsidiary of a major public or private corporation or a major law firm, with 2+ years' experience in a major law firm preferred. Strong knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Teams and Share Point. Proactive, self-starter that delivers results on time and with high quality. Reliable, dedicated, professional. Advanced problem solving, and deductive reasoning skills. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Foreign language skills (especially Spanish or Portuguese) are a plus.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Corporate Counsel
Refer job# UDBN154202
 
Corporate Counsel The candidate will primarily support the global Ventures investment program. Will report to the Director, Senior Corporate Counsel (Investments). Duties: Working with the global Ventures investment team in a substantive fashion without extensive supervision, including: structuring transactions, drafting and negotiating term sheets, managing deal processes, performing due diligence, negotiating definitive documentation, and closing deals. Leading legal strategy on investments, including managing investments and regulatory processes in new jurisdictions worldwide. Helping to manage a strategic portfolio of over 300 companies, including acquisitions, IPOs and other corporate activity. Driving continuous improvements, scalability and operational excellence in deal processes, diligence and execution. Managing outside counsel. Assisting members of the strategic transactions legal team on other high priority tasks and matters. Should have 3+ years of legal experience primarily in venture capital investment at a law firm and/or in-house. Must have experience leading company-side and/or investor-side venture financings and related deal work. Familiarity with private and public company corporate work is required. Should have excellent legal and business judgment. Must have experience independently negotiating complex business transactions.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Corporate Counsel/senior Corporate Counsel, M&a Legal Integration Lead
Refer job# NSGU154229
 
Corporate Counsel/Senior Corporate Counsel, M&A Legal Integration Lead The candidate will participate in pre-signing diligence activities. Work with a Project Manager and other Legal team stakeholders to develop detailed project plan templates for varying acquisition/integration types. Lead Legal Integration Kickoff meeting and weekly syncs. Produce consistent and clear status reports for both project teams and Executive audiences. Lead integration retrospectives to improve upon our mistakes and prevent them from repeating. Optimize and improve processes and overall program where necessary. Should have 7+ years of legal experience. A background in M&A or M&A Integration is preferred. Should have excellent verbal and written communication as well as receptive listening skills, with ability to present complex ideas in a clear, concise fashion to technical and non-technical audiences. Should have ability to multi-task and perform effectively in a fast-paced environment. Experience with Smartsheets, Google slides, and Quip preferred.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Senior Counsel - Securities And Corporate Governance
Refer job# FBBM154168
 
Senior Counsel - Securities and Corporate Governance Duties: Advise on SEC reporting, including Forms 10-K/Q, 8-K, and the proxy statement. Advise on earnings and other financial releases. Advise on corporate financing issues, including debt offerings and the share repurchase program. Support the Corporate Secretary s office on Board and Committee materials. Assist with shareholder engagement on ESG matters. Advise on Delaware law issues, including issues related to the by-laws or charter. Provide legal support for ad-hoc projects for various departments, including treasury, investor relations, and accounting.

Qualifications: JD degree and admitted to practice in the U.S.. 7+ years of experience in the field. Prior in-house experience a plus. Thorough understanding of SEC rules. Knowledge of the NYSE listing standards and reporting requirements. Strong analytical and writing skills. Working knowledge of financial statements. Ability to work with and lead cross-functional teams. Ability to communicate complex issues effectively to senior level business leaders.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 

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