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Corporate Contract Attorney

Parsippany NJ Corporate Contract Attorney The candidate drafts, negotiates and reviews the company's commercial and governmental contractual documents, for the United States and Canada. Reviews and interprets contractual language critically to determine obligations and ensures that contracts contain all appropriate terms and conditions. Assists in approving or rejecting requests for deviations from contract specifications and delivery schedules. Interacts with all levels of management and other departments also interfacing with customer representatives and technical staff members as required, monitor company adherence to conform to original proposal and maintain continual review to ensure all terms and conditions are met in accordance with legal requirements, customer specifications and government regulations. Investigates and resolves or refers, as appropriate, disputes/complaints in accordance with contractual requirements. Studies Constitution, statutes, decisions and ordinances of quasi-judicial bodies applicable to company's contracts and activities. Interprets laws, rulings and regulations for company. Uses practice references appropriately and recognizes unique requirements, characteristics, and issues that arise in different contract settings in order to negotiate terms and conditions in accordance with established contract practices and organizational policy and procedures. Assists the company's different departments in identifying areas for improvement in their contracts. Assists in the preparation of responses to public tender offers. Tracks the signing, renewal and term of the contracts worked on, using the database provided by the group's Legal Department.

The candidate should have a Juris Doctor or equivalent. Should have 2 years of related experience, ideally in drafting commercial contracts for the sale of goods or services in the life science industry, with some federal government contract experience. Bankruptcy law experience is a plus. Must have a license to practice law in a US State. Valid driver's license and passport required. Should have excellent knowledge of Word Processing software and basic knowledge of Spreadsheet software. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Must possess the ability to work independently, as well as with others in a fast-paced environment under high-volume situations, effectively interface with internal functional and program organizations, and meet both internal and customer goals/objectives. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, work ethic, and commitment to providing excellent customer service, while establishing and maintaining effective working relationships. The candidate must effectively deal with external customers and interface with all levels of internal Management. Must have strong written and verbal communication skills as well as strong analytical skills for problem solving, risk assessment and strategy including the ability to apply sound judgment to proposal strategy, pricing, audits, contract negotiations and customer relationships. Highly organized with meticulous attention to detail. Requires minimal oversight, completes assignments independently with limited direction. Ability to read and understand contracts in French a plus.
Legal 2 - 0 Full-time 2022-05-16

Managing Counsel, Corporate Law

Parsippany NJ Managing Counsel, Corporate Law Duties: Draft, negotiate and review agreements to support the finance, treasury, manufacturing, procurement, tax and retail commercial teams. Advise on corporate governance, new entity formation and subsidiary management for worldwide subsidiaries. Provide advice and counsel on sustainability, corporate social responsibility. Manage outside counsel and oversee budgets. Supervise corporate legal assistants. Support departmental initiatives concerning outside counsel management, budgeting and training and development.

Requirements: JD Degree from accredited law school. 5-8+ years of professional experience with a law firm or in-house legal department focusing on corporate and transactional work; mix of law firm and in-house experience preferred. Outstanding writing, drafting and communication skills. Ability to use good judgment and demonstrate attention to detail. Ability to deliver complex legal advice in a business-friendly manner. Ability to demonstrate credibility in working with senior management. Must be able to balance large volume of work through effective time management and prioritization.
Legal 5 - 8 Full-time 2022-05-16

Corporate Counsel

Florham Park NJ Corporate Counsel The candidate will serve as a business and legal partner for the Clinical organization. Provide timely, pragmatic and accurate counsel to clients on a variety of legal, regulatory and compliance topics. Draft and negotiate agreements, including clinical trial agreements, CRO agreements, vendor agreements, confidentiality agreements and MSAs. Support all aspects of clinical trial startup and continuation, both in the U.S. and potentially ex-U.S. Work collaboratively with clinical colleagues to develop pragmatic, creative and compliant solutions. Evaluate risks regarding business decisions and clinical operations, apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advice on potential legal issues. Effectively communicate and negotiate with external parties (e.g., clinical trial sites, academic institutions, government agencies, etc.). Demonstrate strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and the ability to drive discussions to effective and actionable conclusions. Other duties and projects, as needed.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree from a U.S. accredited law school and 6+ years of legal experience. Prior professional experience in-house at a life science/pharmaceutical company or healthcare institution, working on healthcare and clinical trial-related matters, preferred but not required. Experience drafting and negotiating agreements, including clinical trial site agreements, CRO agreements, vendor agreements, confidentiality agreements and MSAs. Knowledge of current laws, regulations and industry standards governing clinical trials, such as FDA regulations, ICH Guidelines and GCPs.
Legal 6 - 0 Full-time 2022-05-06

Vp, Corporate Counsel, Individual Life & Enabling Solutions

Newark NJ VP, Corporate Counsel, Individual Life & Enabling Solutions Duties: A key member of a high performing, highly collaborative legal team that is responsible for managing a wide array of legal matters that arise in connection with the operational aspects of the manufacture, distribution, and administration of individual life and annuity products sold by Prudential's businesses, supporting Prudential's transformation to modernize customer service, including enhancement of digital capabilities, and optimization of outsourcing and third party administration relationships, and cross-business or business unit-specific initiatives and special projects. Providing legal and regulatory advice to Prudential's businesses in the ongoing administration, servicing and management of individual life and annuity products, including advice related to oversight and monitoring of vendor activities/relationships, electronic business platforms/interfaces and representation in associated cross-business regulatory inquiries and corporate initiatives. Interfacing with law, compliance and other control teams for other domestic business units supported by the service organization to maximize efficiencies, develop cross-business best practices and facilitate resolution of issues. Coordinating with applicable stakeholders to provide legal analysis and advice in connection with new and existing laws, the development/enhancement of processes and procedures, and regulatory examinations, audits and inquiries. Coordinating and providing legal analysis and advice relative to enterprise initiatives. Reviewing and drafting contracts, memoranda and other documentation relating to the administration and servicing of insurance products, related business groups, vendors and distributing partners. Reviewing and providing advice on communications to customers and distribution partners as related to state regulatory, operational and administrative aspects of the businesses. Assisting in the creation and introduction of new products, as well as modifications to existing products and services relative to state regulatory, operational and administrative aspects. Keeping senior business management and other personnel apprised of pertinent legal and regulatory developments. Performing special projects as assigned by senior Law department management.

Qualifications: Ability to work independently on complex issues and adapt quickly to address the needs of business clients in a highly scrutinized and constantly evolving regulatory environment in a collaborative and risk appropriate manner. Must have 6-10+ years of sophisticated corporate, law firm, in-house and/or regulatory legal experience. Prior experience involving state insurance and other laws and regulations applicable to or litigation involving annuities and/or life insurance or other retail financial service companies or products, e-commerce, outsourcing and third-party administrators, FINRA rules, the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Securities Act of 1933, and/or the Securities Act of 1934 will be favorably considered but not required. Relationship Building and Interpersonal Skills: able to build solid and constructive relationships with key stakeholders at all levels across the organization, including senior executives, peers, and colleagues; successfully operates across cultures, complex organizational structures, and multi-functional teams to drive alignment and achieve goals; demonstrates strong executive presence with excellent consultative skills. Business and Financial Acumen: able to understand the strategic business and financial needs of the company including knowledge of current and possible future policies, practices, trends, and information affecting the business and organization; understands the needs of customers, the broader marketplace and how to leverage business insights to drive outcomes. Seeks to understand the trends impacting customers, competition, and marketplace. Is personally and emotionally invested in understanding the customers' needs and feelings. Takes a broad view of the environment to identify opportunities. Is recognized as a thought leader. Possesses an innovative, insightful mindset with a willingness to learn as well as challenge the status quo; proven ability to prioritize, adapt and execute proactively and successfully. Uses rigorous logic to analyze and understand why problems occur; leverages innovative thinking to assist the business in generating and implementing creative, cost effective and realistic solutions that create business impact. Leverages a combination of strong verbal and written communication skills, highly developed emotional intelligence, savvy navigation of complex business structures, well developed executive presence and data fluency to drive decision-making; gains support and commitment from others; mobilizes people to action. Focuses on creating an environment of honesty, inclusion and respect for others; openness to and champions differing ideas and perspectives; collaborates in a fully inclusive manner. Consciously works to understand change and people impact; embraces and leads through transformational change; desires to ensure associate engagement and stability in teams. Coordinates with key stakeholders to achieve risk smart operations solutions.
Legal 6 - 10 Full-time 2022-05-03

Vice President, Corporate Counsel

Madison NJ Vice President, Corporate Counsel The candidate will be directly advising senior investment professionals and functional partners. Providing advice on legal and regulatory issues related to structuring, marketing, and launching new real estate investment funds and other products. Supporting product development activities, including the structuring of investments by non-US investors in funds and other investment vehicles. Supporting portfolio management teams with ongoing fund management issues. Providing advice related to joint ventures, REIT structuring and compliance and other investment transactions. Providing advice on regulatory issues, fund governance and litigation matters as needed. Retaining, managing and coordinating outside counsel. Supporting and driving diversity and inclusion efforts, including the retention of diverse outside counsel.

The candidate should have a relevant law firm or in-house experience in fund formation, investment management, private equity and/or real estate capital markets (minimum of 7 years). Knowledge of the US regulatory framework for private funds and real estate capital markets, such as the Investment Advisers Act, the Securities Act of 1933 and ERISA. Strong problem-solving, communication and client management skills. Strong project management skills, including the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and operate independently in a fast-paced environment. Excellent judgment, including the ability to provide pragmatic advice and escalate issues when appropriate. Ability to collaborate with clients, colleagues and corporate partners at all levels, including senior management. Familiarity with REIT rules and US tax laws related to private funds, including structuring investments for non-US investors is a plus. Cross-border or international experience is a plus. Admitted to practice law in at least one state and able to obtain an in-house counsel license, if required.
Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2022-05-03

Vp, Corporate Counsel, Global Technology

Newark NJ VP, Corporate Counsel, Global Technology Duties: Drafting and negotiating complex agreements, with a focus on all types of technology acquisition and use agreements (such as software-as-a-service, software licensing, hardware acquisition, telecom services, and information technology consulting arrangements), as well as general vendor agreements for other goods and services (such as management consulting, advertising services (custom content, influencer and advertising network), and travel and event arrangements). Drafting and negotiating information technology outsourcing (ITO) and business process outsourcing (BPO) agreements and related complex statements of work and exhibits. Coordinating input on contract matters from Prudential's internal subject matter experts in Tax, Labor and Employment, Risk Management, Intellectual Property, Privacy and Security, Insurance, Government Affairs, Records Law Executives, and Vendor Governance. Counseling business personnel on complex contract and legal issues and facilitating timely risk decision processes to finalize contract matters and identify relevant risk mitigation strategies. Supervising paralegals and contract analysts who are negotiating low risk contracts (such as trial evaluation agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and speaker/training agreements), researching contract issues, and digesting contract clauses for technology implementations, M&A transactions, and IPO/PBO transactions. Assisting the business areas with negotiating pricing and discount arrangements. Maintaining a global perspective and making global connections to enhance functioning around the world. Providing general advice on technology-related legal, regulatory, and advisory matters.

Qualifications: Should have 7+ years of vendor contract and/or technology law experience at a Law Firm and/or In House Legal Department are preferred. Excellent writing and contract drafting skills. Exceptional planning and prioritization skills. Experience with Microsoft 365, Excel, DocuSign, and online vendor contract management systems. Good working knowledge of the information technology business, services, and products within the financial services industry. Demonstrated understanding of the needs, demands and requirements of business lines as well as corporate centers/functions. Must have the ability to negotiate and draft complex contracts for the acquisition of technology and complex services, including the ability to construct a business and financial terms of transactions in addition to legal terms. The ability to research, prepare legal documents and provide advice to the clients. The ability to explain complex contract issues and terms in everyday language.
Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2022-04-29

Vp, Corporate Counsel, Erisa

Newark NJ VP, Corporate Counsel, ERISA The candidate will advice on design, drafting, and implementation of all types of welfare, wellness and fringe benefit plans, such as medical (including account-based plans such as HSAs, HRAs, and FSAs), dental, vision, EAPs, wellness programs, short-term and long-term disability, basic and supplemental life and AD&D, pre-paid legal, dependent care spending account and other child care plans, and flexible benefit plans. Advice on the operation and day-to-day administration of all types of welfare, wellness, and fringe benefit plans welfare plans, including responding to participant inquiries and employee benefit claims/appeals and reviewing SPDs, SMMs, policies, employee communications and annual enrollment materials. Advice on self-funded and insured health and welfare plans, including advice on compliance of such plans with ERISA, IRC, COBRA, ACA, HIPAA, MHPAEA, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 and related regulations and provide timely updates of pending changes in laws and regulations to internal clients. Advice on plan design, compliance with IRC and ERISA and the operation and day-to-day administration of qualified and non-qualified retirement savings and pension plans. Advice on plan governance matters, ERISA fiduciary obligations, prohibited transaction and reporting and disclosure rules applicable to benefit plans. Collaborate with other attorneys on tax, litigation, and regulatory matters relevant to the Company plans, including responding to inquiries from governmental agencies. Advice on benefit plan issues in M&A transactions and post-merger integration activities. Additional legal support to the Company's business units as necessary.

The candidate should have a law degree. Admission to the bar of at least one state and eligibility for the NJ Corporate Counsel license if not admitted to the NJ bar. Should have 6+ years of relevant legal experience with specific experience in health, welfare, wellness and fringe benefits. Superior interpersonal, organizational, written and oral communications skills and the ability to work independently and turn around documents promptly and accurately. Excellent judgment and high ethical standards. Strong project and time management skills. The ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously and assess and prioritize work requirements.
Legal 6 - 0 Full-time 2022-04-29

Corporate Counsel - Originations

Bloomfield NJ Corporate Counsel - Originations Responsibilities: Provide daily advice to the Originations teams on loan-level issues involving a variety of subjects, including compliance with state and federal regulations, disclosures, loan documentation, broker compensation, powers of attorney, trusts, real property law and title insurance issues. Give ongoing, solution-driven legal advice to all levels of Originations management, including retail and wholesale sales, operations, underwriting, IT, and Compliance. Identify legal and regulatory issues, assess risk, and formulate compliance solutions, risk mitigation strategies, and best practices. Monitor legal, legislative and rulemaking developments and help operationalize business changes. Review policies, procedures, loan documentation, and training materials. Conduct federal and state legal research projects and prepare state matrices, memoranda, compliance guidance, disclosures, agreements, and loan documentation. Assist with state examinations and provide state licensing guidance. Participate in compliance, business and IT initiatives relating to loan origination and business systems. Investigate and respond to consumer complaints. Prepare periodic reports to management.

Qualifications: Juris Doctor from an ABA-approved law school. Admitted and in good standing to practice law in the state of residence. Should have 3-5 years of experience as an attorney in a law firm or in-house legal department, with 1-3 years of experience in multi-state residential mortgage loan originations. A reverse mortgage is an experience preferred. Experience with mortgage loan origination systems. Experience with regulatory examinations and communicating with state or federal regulators. Extensive knowledge of federal and state legal and regulatory requirements applicable to mortgage lending, including ECOA, FCRA/FACTA, FHA, HMDA, RESPA, TILA, GLB Privacy, etc., and CFPB regulations. Working knowledge of loan origination systems and advising IT professionals on technical requirements. Familiarity with HUD/FHA single-family residential and HECM rules and guidelines. Excellent organizational, analytical, technical, and problem-solving skills, with strong attention to detail and project management. Strong legal research, writing and communication skills. Microsoft Office applications (Teams, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook), Adobe Acrobat, SharePoint and JIRA. Adept at distilling and organizing complex legal concepts into practical terms.
Legal 3 - 5 Full-time 2022-04-29

Corporate Counsel

Edison NJ Corporate Counsel Responsibilities: Enforcement of policies and procedures as related to contract authorization limits, routing of contracts for approval and signature authority. Oversight of a full spectrum of legal work, including real estate matters, intellectual property, insurance matters, supplier/vendor relationships, partnerships, trade secrets, etc. Assist with a range of commercial contract matters, including reviewing, drafting and negotiating complex agreements, with a significant focus on helping to support sales, marketing, and operations. Work includes ensuring proper administration of commercial, customer and vendor contracts, from intake of new contracts to sunsetting of expired relationships and oversight of supplier agreements, NDAs, MSAs, etc. Oversee Contract Manager in the drafting of meal distribution or food product contracts based on RFP or IFB submitted by schools in coordination with the sales department. Assist in compiling all elements required of such contracts (e.g. nutritional analysis, operational plan, pricing, certifications) and ensure timely submission of all bids. Provide legal training programs for internal clients regarding applicable laws and regulations on a variety of subjects. Select and retain outside counsel, as required, to obtain legal opinions on difficult or sensitive issues or to handle claims and litigation. Support on matters pertaining to mergers and acquisitions. Manage contract management system, including creating and maintaining legal templates, and contract reporting to be shared with leadership, the Board, and across departments. Assist in the review of marketing and promotional materials for compliance with Company policies and applicable laws and regulations.

Qualifications: J.D from a top-tier law school and CA Bar admission. 7+ years of experience in a large law firm. In-house counsel experience is strongly preferred. Adept with Excel and Word, and contracts lifecycle management technology. Excellent problem solving, organizational, and communication skills. Obsessive about details with a passion for continuous improvement. Ability to analyze and interpret issues and prepare legal opinions. Expertise in reviewing, negotiating, and drafting a variety of agreements, including commercial, vendor/ supplier, and nondisclosure. Pragmatic business sense with the ability to recognize commercial implications of legal advice. Ability to manage simultaneous projects by setting priorities and being flexible. Ability and adaptability to working in a fast-paced, constantly changing, and deadline-driven environment. Ability to communicate with executives, internal clients, outside counsel, and external partners. Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to explain complex issues in simple, polite, and clear terms. Superior decision-making and interpersonal skills with a sense of professional discretion.
Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2022-04-23

Corporate Counsel - Financial Services

Newark NJ Corporate Counsel - Financial Services The candidate will be the lead lawyer supporting the company's financial services industry vertical customers, including some of the largest banks in the world. Will serve as a trusted advisor to members of the sales organization who own these accounts and support their day-to-day initiatives and long-term strategies. Be a trusted legal and business advisor to the Global Financial Services sales teams and the Financial Services Industry Vertical leadership. Negotiate, draft and provide strategy for complex deals with Financial Services global customers, including solutions such as software-as-a-service and subscription services, professional and consulting services, on premise software, and support; as well as data privacy and security issues. Serve as the financial services industry subject matter expert to other attorneys and deal negotiators who negotiate with financial services customers. Review and analyze various regulations/guidelines that affect financial services customers (such as OCC Guidelines, EBA Regulations), and provide advice and counsel to the company's various stakeholders on policy and practices around such regulations and guidelines. May also create deliverables and materials (internally and externally) based on such guidelines and regulations. Work collaboratively with internal teams to create collateral and standard agreements for financial services engagements.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school. Must have 7+ years of relevant experience gained in a leading in-house or leading law firm. Admission to and in good standing with the State Bar of at least one US State (with eligibility for in-house counsel registration if necessary) is required. Should have excellent negotiating, drafting, and influencing skills, and have expert knowledge across a wide range of commercial contracting and legal matters. Must have a deep understanding of technology-related issues and solutions (legal, commercial and operational), including cloud/subscription services, software, and related services.
Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2022-04-22
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Director, Corporate Legal
In-House,Veritas Technologies LLC
Location : Jersey City, NJ, United States

Director, Corporate Legal The candidate will report directly to the General Counsel. Will assist in the preparation and review of the company's financial reports consistent with general SEC reporting requirements (i.e., Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K). Ma... + read more

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Vp, Corporate Counsel, Retirement Strategies
In-House,Prudential Financial, Inc
Location : Newark, NJ, United States

VP, Corporate Counsel, Retirement Strategies The candidate will be providing legal advice on new Annuities and IPS product development initiatives, working closely with business partners in a team environment from product concept to product launch. ... + read more

may 13, 2022


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Corporate Contract Attorney
Refer job# ORAP168069
 
Corporate Contract Attorney The candidate drafts, negotiates and reviews the company's commercial and governmental contractual documents, for the United States and Canada. Reviews and interprets contractual language critically to determine obligations and ensures that contracts contain all appropriate terms and conditions. Assists in approving or rejecting requests for deviations from contract specifications and delivery schedules. Interacts with all levels of management and other departments also interfacing with customer representatives and technical staff members as required, monitor company adherence to conform to original proposal and maintain continual review to ensure all terms and conditions are met in accordance with legal requirements, customer specifications and government regulations. Investigates and resolves or refers, as appropriate, disputes/complaints in accordance with contractual requirements. Studies Constitution, statutes, decisions and ordinances of quasi-judicial bodies applicable to company's contracts and activities. Interprets laws, rulings and regulations for company. Uses practice references appropriately and recognizes unique requirements, characteristics, and issues that arise in different contract settings in order to negotiate terms and conditions in accordance with established contract practices and organizational policy and procedures. Assists the company's different departments in identifying areas for improvement in their contracts. Assists in the preparation of responses to public tender offers. Tracks the signing, renewal and term of the contracts worked on, using the database provided by the group's Legal Department.

The candidate should have a Juris Doctor or equivalent. Should have 2 years of related experience, ideally in drafting commercial contracts for the sale of goods or services in the life science industry, with some federal government contract experience. Bankruptcy law experience is a plus. Must have a license to practice law in a US State. Valid driver's license and passport required. Should have excellent knowledge of Word Processing software and basic knowledge of Spreadsheet software. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Must possess the ability to work independently, as well as with others in a fast-paced environment under high-volume situations, effectively interface with internal functional and program organizations, and meet both internal and customer goals/objectives. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, work ethic, and commitment to providing excellent customer service, while establishing and maintaining effective working relationships. The candidate must effectively deal with external customers and interface with all levels of internal Management. Must have strong written and verbal communication skills as well as strong analytical skills for problem solving, risk assessment and strategy including the ability to apply sound judgment to proposal strategy, pricing, audits, contract negotiations and customer relationships. Highly organized with meticulous attention to detail. Requires minimal oversight, completes assignments independently with limited direction. Ability to read and understand contracts in French a plus.
 
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Managing Counsel, Corporate Law
Refer job# RWDE168099
 
Managing Counsel, Corporate Law Duties: Draft, negotiate and review agreements to support the finance, treasury, manufacturing, procurement, tax and retail commercial teams. Advise on corporate governance, new entity formation and subsidiary management for worldwide subsidiaries. Provide advice and counsel on sustainability, corporate social responsibility. Manage outside counsel and oversee budgets. Supervise corporate legal assistants. Support departmental initiatives concerning outside counsel management, budgeting and training and development.

Requirements: JD Degree from accredited law school. 5-8+ years of professional experience with a law firm or in-house legal department focusing on corporate and transactional work; mix of law firm and in-house experience preferred. Outstanding writing, drafting and communication skills. Ability to use good judgment and demonstrate attention to detail. Ability to deliver complex legal advice in a business-friendly manner. Ability to demonstrate credibility in working with senior management. Must be able to balance large volume of work through effective time management and prioritization.
 
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Corporate Counsel
Refer job# JAAZ167907
 
Corporate Counsel The candidate will serve as a business and legal partner for the Clinical organization. Provide timely, pragmatic and accurate counsel to clients on a variety of legal, regulatory and compliance topics. Draft and negotiate agreements, including clinical trial agreements, CRO agreements, vendor agreements, confidentiality agreements and MSAs. Support all aspects of clinical trial startup and continuation, both in the U.S. and potentially ex-U.S. Work collaboratively with clinical colleagues to develop pragmatic, creative and compliant solutions. Evaluate risks regarding business decisions and clinical operations, apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advice on potential legal issues. Effectively communicate and negotiate with external parties (e.g., clinical trial sites, academic institutions, government agencies, etc.). Demonstrate strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and the ability to drive discussions to effective and actionable conclusions. Other duties and projects, as needed.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree from a U.S. accredited law school and 6+ years of legal experience. Prior professional experience in-house at a life science/pharmaceutical company or healthcare institution, working on healthcare and clinical trial-related matters, preferred but not required. Experience drafting and negotiating agreements, including clinical trial site agreements, CRO agreements, vendor agreements, confidentiality agreements and MSAs. Knowledge of current laws, regulations and industry standards governing clinical trials, such as FDA regulations, ICH Guidelines and GCPs.
 
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Vp, Corporate Counsel, Individual Life & Enabling Solutions
Refer job# LJVN167852
 
VP, Corporate Counsel, Individual Life & Enabling Solutions Duties: A key member of a high performing, highly collaborative legal team that is responsible for managing a wide array of legal matters that arise in connection with the operational aspects of the manufacture, distribution, and administration of individual life and annuity products sold by Prudential's businesses, supporting Prudential's transformation to modernize customer service, including enhancement of digital capabilities, and optimization of outsourcing and third party administration relationships, and cross-business or business unit-specific initiatives and special projects. Providing legal and regulatory advice to Prudential's businesses in the ongoing administration, servicing and management of individual life and annuity products, including advice related to oversight and monitoring of vendor activities/relationships, electronic business platforms/interfaces and representation in associated cross-business regulatory inquiries and corporate initiatives. Interfacing with law, compliance and other control teams for other domestic business units supported by the service organization to maximize efficiencies, develop cross-business best practices and facilitate resolution of issues. Coordinating with applicable stakeholders to provide legal analysis and advice in connection with new and existing laws, the development/enhancement of processes and procedures, and regulatory examinations, audits and inquiries. Coordinating and providing legal analysis and advice relative to enterprise initiatives. Reviewing and drafting contracts, memoranda and other documentation relating to the administration and servicing of insurance products, related business groups, vendors and distributing partners. Reviewing and providing advice on communications to customers and distribution partners as related to state regulatory, operational and administrative aspects of the businesses. Assisting in the creation and introduction of new products, as well as modifications to existing products and services relative to state regulatory, operational and administrative aspects. Keeping senior business management and other personnel apprised of pertinent legal and regulatory developments. Performing special projects as assigned by senior Law department management.

Qualifications: Ability to work independently on complex issues and adapt quickly to address the needs of business clients in a highly scrutinized and constantly evolving regulatory environment in a collaborative and risk appropriate manner. Must have 6-10+ years of sophisticated corporate, law firm, in-house and/or regulatory legal experience. Prior experience involving state insurance and other laws and regulations applicable to or litigation involving annuities and/or life insurance or other retail financial service companies or products, e-commerce, outsourcing and third-party administrators, FINRA rules, the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Securities Act of 1933, and/or the Securities Act of 1934 will be favorably considered but not required. Relationship Building and Interpersonal Skills: able to build solid and constructive relationships with key stakeholders at all levels across the organization, including senior executives, peers, and colleagues; successfully operates across cultures, complex organizational structures, and multi-functional teams to drive alignment and achieve goals; demonstrates strong executive presence with excellent consultative skills. Business and Financial Acumen: able to understand the strategic business and financial needs of the company including knowledge of current and possible future policies, practices, trends, and information affecting the business and organization; understands the needs of customers, the broader marketplace and how to leverage business insights to drive outcomes. Seeks to understand the trends impacting customers, competition, and marketplace. Is personally and emotionally invested in understanding the customers' needs and feelings. Takes a broad view of the environment to identify opportunities. Is recognized as a thought leader. Possesses an innovative, insightful mindset with a willingness to learn as well as challenge the status quo; proven ability to prioritize, adapt and execute proactively and successfully. Uses rigorous logic to analyze and understand why problems occur; leverages innovative thinking to assist the business in generating and implementing creative, cost effective and realistic solutions that create business impact. Leverages a combination of strong verbal and written communication skills, highly developed emotional intelligence, savvy navigation of complex business structures, well developed executive presence and data fluency to drive decision-making; gains support and commitment from others; mobilizes people to action. Focuses on creating an environment of honesty, inclusion and respect for others; openness to and champions differing ideas and perspectives; collaborates in a fully inclusive manner. Consciously works to understand change and people impact; embraces and leads through transformational change; desires to ensure associate engagement and stability in teams. Coordinates with key stakeholders to achieve risk smart operations solutions.
 
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Vice President, Corporate Counsel
Refer job# CCZT167853
 
Vice President, Corporate Counsel The candidate will be directly advising senior investment professionals and functional partners. Providing advice on legal and regulatory issues related to structuring, marketing, and launching new real estate investment funds and other products. Supporting product development activities, including the structuring of investments by non-US investors in funds and other investment vehicles. Supporting portfolio management teams with ongoing fund management issues. Providing advice related to joint ventures, REIT structuring and compliance and other investment transactions. Providing advice on regulatory issues, fund governance and litigation matters as needed. Retaining, managing and coordinating outside counsel. Supporting and driving diversity and inclusion efforts, including the retention of diverse outside counsel.

The candidate should have a relevant law firm or in-house experience in fund formation, investment management, private equity and/or real estate capital markets (minimum of 7 years). Knowledge of the US regulatory framework for private funds and real estate capital markets, such as the Investment Advisers Act, the Securities Act of 1933 and ERISA. Strong problem-solving, communication and client management skills. Strong project management skills, including the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and operate independently in a fast-paced environment. Excellent judgment, including the ability to provide pragmatic advice and escalate issues when appropriate. Ability to collaborate with clients, colleagues and corporate partners at all levels, including senior management. Familiarity with REIT rules and US tax laws related to private funds, including structuring investments for non-US investors is a plus. Cross-border or international experience is a plus. Admitted to practice law in at least one state and able to obtain an in-house counsel license, if required.
 
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Vp, Corporate Counsel, Global Technology
Refer job# FEYC167698
 
VP, Corporate Counsel, Global Technology Duties: Drafting and negotiating complex agreements, with a focus on all types of technology acquisition and use agreements (such as software-as-a-service, software licensing, hardware acquisition, telecom services, and information technology consulting arrangements), as well as general vendor agreements for other goods and services (such as management consulting, advertising services (custom content, influencer and advertising network), and travel and event arrangements). Drafting and negotiating information technology outsourcing (ITO) and business process outsourcing (BPO) agreements and related complex statements of work and exhibits. Coordinating input on contract matters from Prudential's internal subject matter experts in Tax, Labor and Employment, Risk Management, Intellectual Property, Privacy and Security, Insurance, Government Affairs, Records Law Executives, and Vendor Governance. Counseling business personnel on complex contract and legal issues and facilitating timely risk decision processes to finalize contract matters and identify relevant risk mitigation strategies. Supervising paralegals and contract analysts who are negotiating low risk contracts (such as trial evaluation agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and speaker/training agreements), researching contract issues, and digesting contract clauses for technology implementations, M&A transactions, and IPO/PBO transactions. Assisting the business areas with negotiating pricing and discount arrangements. Maintaining a global perspective and making global connections to enhance functioning around the world. Providing general advice on technology-related legal, regulatory, and advisory matters.

Qualifications: Should have 7+ years of vendor contract and/or technology law experience at a Law Firm and/or In House Legal Department are preferred. Excellent writing and contract drafting skills. Exceptional planning and prioritization skills. Experience with Microsoft 365, Excel, DocuSign, and online vendor contract management systems. Good working knowledge of the information technology business, services, and products within the financial services industry. Demonstrated understanding of the needs, demands and requirements of business lines as well as corporate centers/functions. Must have the ability to negotiate and draft complex contracts for the acquisition of technology and complex services, including the ability to construct a business and financial terms of transactions in addition to legal terms. The ability to research, prepare legal documents and provide advice to the clients. The ability to explain complex contract issues and terms in everyday language.
 
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Vp, Corporate Counsel, Erisa
Refer job# VGCA167705
 
VP, Corporate Counsel, ERISA The candidate will advice on design, drafting, and implementation of all types of welfare, wellness and fringe benefit plans, such as medical (including account-based plans such as HSAs, HRAs, and FSAs), dental, vision, EAPs, wellness programs, short-term and long-term disability, basic and supplemental life and AD&D, pre-paid legal, dependent care spending account and other child care plans, and flexible benefit plans. Advice on the operation and day-to-day administration of all types of welfare, wellness, and fringe benefit plans welfare plans, including responding to participant inquiries and employee benefit claims/appeals and reviewing SPDs, SMMs, policies, employee communications and annual enrollment materials. Advice on self-funded and insured health and welfare plans, including advice on compliance of such plans with ERISA, IRC, COBRA, ACA, HIPAA, MHPAEA, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 and related regulations and provide timely updates of pending changes in laws and regulations to internal clients. Advice on plan design, compliance with IRC and ERISA and the operation and day-to-day administration of qualified and non-qualified retirement savings and pension plans. Advice on plan governance matters, ERISA fiduciary obligations, prohibited transaction and reporting and disclosure rules applicable to benefit plans. Collaborate with other attorneys on tax, litigation, and regulatory matters relevant to the Company plans, including responding to inquiries from governmental agencies. Advice on benefit plan issues in M&A transactions and post-merger integration activities. Additional legal support to the Company's business units as necessary.

The candidate should have a law degree. Admission to the bar of at least one state and eligibility for the NJ Corporate Counsel license if not admitted to the NJ bar. Should have 6+ years of relevant legal experience with specific experience in health, welfare, wellness and fringe benefits. Superior interpersonal, organizational, written and oral communications skills and the ability to work independently and turn around documents promptly and accurately. Excellent judgment and high ethical standards. Strong project and time management skills. The ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously and assess and prioritize work requirements.
 
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Corporate Counsel - Originations
Refer job# KADQ167706
 
Corporate Counsel - Originations Responsibilities: Provide daily advice to the Originations teams on loan-level issues involving a variety of subjects, including compliance with state and federal regulations, disclosures, loan documentation, broker compensation, powers of attorney, trusts, real property law and title insurance issues. Give ongoing, solution-driven legal advice to all levels of Originations management, including retail and wholesale sales, operations, underwriting, IT, and Compliance. Identify legal and regulatory issues, assess risk, and formulate compliance solutions, risk mitigation strategies, and best practices. Monitor legal, legislative and rulemaking developments and help operationalize business changes. Review policies, procedures, loan documentation, and training materials. Conduct federal and state legal research projects and prepare state matrices, memoranda, compliance guidance, disclosures, agreements, and loan documentation. Assist with state examinations and provide state licensing guidance. Participate in compliance, business and IT initiatives relating to loan origination and business systems. Investigate and respond to consumer complaints. Prepare periodic reports to management.

Qualifications: Juris Doctor from an ABA-approved law school. Admitted and in good standing to practice law in the state of residence. Should have 3-5 years of experience as an attorney in a law firm or in-house legal department, with 1-3 years of experience in multi-state residential mortgage loan originations. A reverse mortgage is an experience preferred. Experience with mortgage loan origination systems. Experience with regulatory examinations and communicating with state or federal regulators. Extensive knowledge of federal and state legal and regulatory requirements applicable to mortgage lending, including ECOA, FCRA/FACTA, FHA, HMDA, RESPA, TILA, GLB Privacy, etc., and CFPB regulations. Working knowledge of loan origination systems and advising IT professionals on technical requirements. Familiarity with HUD/FHA single-family residential and HECM rules and guidelines. Excellent organizational, analytical, technical, and problem-solving skills, with strong attention to detail and project management. Strong legal research, writing and communication skills. Microsoft Office applications (Teams, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook), Adobe Acrobat, SharePoint and JIRA. Adept at distilling and organizing complex legal concepts into practical terms.
 
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Corporate Counsel
Refer job# CBQY167537
 
Corporate Counsel Responsibilities: Enforcement of policies and procedures as related to contract authorization limits, routing of contracts for approval and signature authority. Oversight of a full spectrum of legal work, including real estate matters, intellectual property, insurance matters, supplier/vendor relationships, partnerships, trade secrets, etc. Assist with a range of commercial contract matters, including reviewing, drafting and negotiating complex agreements, with a significant focus on helping to support sales, marketing, and operations. Work includes ensuring proper administration of commercial, customer and vendor contracts, from intake of new contracts to sunsetting of expired relationships and oversight of supplier agreements, NDAs, MSAs, etc. Oversee Contract Manager in the drafting of meal distribution or food product contracts based on RFP or IFB submitted by schools in coordination with the sales department. Assist in compiling all elements required of such contracts (e.g. nutritional analysis, operational plan, pricing, certifications) and ensure timely submission of all bids. Provide legal training programs for internal clients regarding applicable laws and regulations on a variety of subjects. Select and retain outside counsel, as required, to obtain legal opinions on difficult or sensitive issues or to handle claims and litigation. Support on matters pertaining to mergers and acquisitions. Manage contract management system, including creating and maintaining legal templates, and contract reporting to be shared with leadership, the Board, and across departments. Assist in the review of marketing and promotional materials for compliance with Company policies and applicable laws and regulations.

Qualifications: J.D from a top-tier law school and CA Bar admission. 7+ years of experience in a large law firm. In-house counsel experience is strongly preferred. Adept with Excel and Word, and contracts lifecycle management technology. Excellent problem solving, organizational, and communication skills. Obsessive about details with a passion for continuous improvement. Ability to analyze and interpret issues and prepare legal opinions. Expertise in reviewing, negotiating, and drafting a variety of agreements, including commercial, vendor/ supplier, and nondisclosure. Pragmatic business sense with the ability to recognize commercial implications of legal advice. Ability to manage simultaneous projects by setting priorities and being flexible. Ability and adaptability to working in a fast-paced, constantly changing, and deadline-driven environment. Ability to communicate with executives, internal clients, outside counsel, and external partners. Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to explain complex issues in simple, polite, and clear terms. Superior decision-making and interpersonal skills with a sense of professional discretion.
 
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Corporate Counsel - Financial Services
Refer job# YGJM167485
 
Corporate Counsel - Financial Services The candidate will be the lead lawyer supporting the company's financial services industry vertical customers, including some of the largest banks in the world. Will serve as a trusted advisor to members of the sales organization who own these accounts and support their day-to-day initiatives and long-term strategies. Be a trusted legal and business advisor to the Global Financial Services sales teams and the Financial Services Industry Vertical leadership. Negotiate, draft and provide strategy for complex deals with Financial Services global customers, including solutions such as software-as-a-service and subscription services, professional and consulting services, on premise software, and support; as well as data privacy and security issues. Serve as the financial services industry subject matter expert to other attorneys and deal negotiators who negotiate with financial services customers. Review and analyze various regulations/guidelines that affect financial services customers (such as OCC Guidelines, EBA Regulations), and provide advice and counsel to the company's various stakeholders on policy and practices around such regulations and guidelines. May also create deliverables and materials (internally and externally) based on such guidelines and regulations. Work collaboratively with internal teams to create collateral and standard agreements for financial services engagements.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school. Must have 7+ years of relevant experience gained in a leading in-house or leading law firm. Admission to and in good standing with the State Bar of at least one US State (with eligibility for in-house counsel registration if necessary) is required. Should have excellent negotiating, drafting, and influencing skills, and have expert knowledge across a wide range of commercial contracting and legal matters. Must have a deep understanding of technology-related issues and solutions (legal, commercial and operational), including cloud/subscription services, software, and related services.
 
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