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Corporate Counsel

New York City NY Corporate Counsel Duties: Managing and closing litigation finance transactions, including drafting and negotiating term sheets; financing, security and intercreditor agreements; nondisclosure agreements; powers of attorney; escrow and control agreements; KYC documentation and various other documents and agreements as needed. Working closely with underwriting, tax and finance teams to effectively structure, navigate, negotiate and progress transactions to successful conclusion, while minimizing legal and operational risks and ensuring positive client experiences. Spotting tax issues and managing legal ethics requirements related to business. Working with local counsel in non-U.S. jurisdictions on matters of security and other local law issues. Working on various corporate transactions arising in the course of rapidly evolving business, including with outside counsel if appropriate. Other transactions the Corporate Counsel may work on include joint ventures, participations and other co-investment structures, capital raisings, mergers and acquisitions, minority investments and intra-group reorganizations. Drafting agreements, resolutions, policies, procedures and other documents to implement and manage internal corporate structuring needs, cash management requirements and governance initiatives. Reviewing, preparing, negotiating and advising on NDAs and third party vendor contracts. Advising on third party disputes and providing support as needed on litigation matters in which is a party. Assisting with the development and maintenance of form agreements, other knowledge management resources and internal guidelines. Working effectively with Burford's finance, tax, business development, marketing and other teams to facilitate their successful functioning. Analyzing and managing any legal issues that may arise in the conduct of constantly developing business.

Qualifications: JD Degree licensed in Illinois or New York. 4 -6 years of corporate legal experience, including 4+ years at a major law firm. Top academic credentials with demonstrated career progression. Strong background in finance and secured transactions. Additional corporate experience, such as bankruptcy or mergers & acquisitions, is also desired. Significant exposure to cross-border transactions is a plus. Superior writing and analytical ability. Excellent interpersonal/people skills, including the ability to build relationships with highly sophisticated internal clients and to interact effectively at all levels of the organization. Judgment and self-confidence, but also humility, open-mindedness, respect for others (regardless of position), and enthusiasm for working as a team member. Excellent problem-solving, organizational and communication skills ?necessary to negotiate and interface with a myriad of internal and external contacts. Highly organized, with committed work ethic and strong attention to detail; able to work independently and prioritize and manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously. Enterprising, highly intelligent, creative and proactive, and willing and eager to learn.
Legal 4 - 6 Full-time 2022-01-14

Associate Corporate Counsel, Intellectual Property

New York City NY Associate Corporate Counsel, Intellectual Property Responsibilities: Serve as the Proteovant's intellectual property point person. Educate the team on policies and procedures related to intellectual property creation and protection, update corporate policies and practices and ensure they are in-line with best practices. Manage the use of external legal counsel globally. Manage day-to-day email communications from external legal counsel. Run all patent and trademark committee meetings. Maintain patent and trademark prosecution docket. Coordinate patent freedom-to-operate assessments. Coordinate and manage all new intellectual property filings including advising team on timing and content for filings. Manage patent invention disclosure reporting. Manage all internal communication and coordination with external legal counsel. Provide input on strategies for US and foreign patent portfolios to strengthen and extend the company's intellectual property position. and track competitive patent filings, work with strategy team to incorporate learning in the broader competitive landscape. Work with business development colleagues as related to any partnership/deal related intellectual property matters. Review IP related aspects on term sheets and draft agreements. Generate due diligence memorandums for potential acquisitions.

Qualifications: A Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an ABA accredited law school, admission to practice law in a U.S. jurisdiction (New York state preferred) with the ability to qualify for additional in-house licenses as needed. Strong academic credentials, graduate level degree in a relevant scientific background preferred. Must have 3+ years of experience (post bar exam) practicing biopharmaceutical intellectual property. Experience in both US & international PCT applications. In-house at a biopharmaceutical company OR at a top law firm, preferably representing a large biopharmaceutical client. Experience with IP management and IP renewal platforms. Experience in patent preparation, U.S. and foreign prosecution, IP due diligence, and strategic counseling. Experience reviewing and interpreting material transfer agreements, collaboration agreements, and license agreements. Enthusiasm for collaborating closely with R&D members in a high-science environment and contribute to seamless integration of BD, R&D and all key functions. Strong verbal and written communication skills, including excellent presentation, facilitation and listening skills. Detail-oriented, self-initiating, organized, and capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously and independently. Demonstrate ability to prioritize work in complex and time-sensitive situations. Ability to execute tactically as well as work strategically with our executive leadership team. Demonstrate ability to operate successfully within a dynamic team culture and changing environment.
Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2022-01-13

Counsel, Corporate & Securities

New York City NY Counsel, Corporate & Securities Duties: Legal support for the Board of Directors and its committees, including conducting research and drafting substantive materials; distributing materials and coordinating other aspects of Board and committee meetings; handling various between-meeting Board and committee activities; and assisting with the director compensation program. Advising on, drafting and submitting SEC filings and other public disclosures, including Proxy Statements, Registration Statements, Section 16 beneficial ownership reports and Current Reports on Form 8-K; advising on compliance with Regulation FD. Advising on compliance with NASDAQ listing standards and managing NASDAQ submissions. Advising on Delaware law compliance as it relates to corporate governance. Managing various general corporate matters, including organizing the annual meeting of stockholders and related stockholder communication and voting matters, and assisting on the company's D&O insurance program. Drafting and negotiating commercial agreements in these areas. Monitoring and assessing regulatory developments and best practices in disclosure, corporate governance and securities laws, and developing appropriate implementation strategies. Supporting other members of the team, including the VP, Counsel, on the company's quarterly earnings process, Annual Reports on Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and other related matters. Providing such other assistance and support as may be required from time to time in areas outside of those specified above.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited law school. Admitted to practice law in New York State and in good standing; or qualified to promptly register as in-house counsel in New York State. 3+ years relevant experience, including advising publicly-held companies. Additional Qualifications: Excellent analytical, oral and written skills, with ability to analyze and apply complex laws and regulations and communicate clearly and effectively with clients and colleagues at all levels. High ethical standards and trustworthiness with confidential matters. Demonstrated success advising clients at a major law firm and/or in an in-house position, with experience meeting with and providing direct consultation to clients. Excellent interpersonal skills and highly team-oriented. Excellent work ethic, detail-oriented organizational skills and able to manage numerous projects simultaneously in a demanding, fast-paced environment. Experience in 162(m) and 409A compliance highly valuable.
Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2022-01-12

Corporate Securities and Finance Counsel

New York City NY Corporate Securities and Finance Counsel The candidate will primarily focus on ensuring compliance with SEC and NYSE rules and regulations, general corporate governance matters, and advising the corporate finance and tax departments on a wide range of matters. Will ensure compliance with SEC and NYSE rules and regulations, including the '33 and '34 Act (including by advising and preparing necessary materials relating to all public filings, including 10-Ks, 10-Qs, Proxy Statements, 8-Ks, Section 16 filings and Registration Statements). Advise on securities law issues, including with regard to corporate insider trading policy and Regulation FD. Advise on corporate governance matters and maintain corporate governance documents. Advise on corporate compensation matters, including with regard to equity and compensation programs. Monitor voting guidelines of proxy advisory firms and institutional investors. Provide oversight (including preparation of applicable documentation) of Rule 10b5-1 trading plans. Provide oversight of the subsidiary management function. Work with the finance group, including with regard to credit facilities. Work with the tax group, including with regard to reorganization transactions. Assist other members of the legal team and corporate management on a broad range of corporate legal matters as necessary. Must have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school with 6+ years of practical legal experience working on corporate securities and finance matters. Should preferably be a graduate of a top-tier law school. In-house experience is desired. Legal 6 - 0 Full-time 2022-01-08

General Counsel - Capital Markets And Corporate Reporting

New York City NY General Counsel - Capital Markets and Corporate Reporting The candidate will be overseeing legal advice and support on Citigroup's and its applicable subsidiaries global capital markets activities and issuance platforms, including debt, credit card securitizations, preferred stock and repurchase and redemption programs. Providing legal support to Citi Treasury on these capital markets activities as well as on other Treasury-related matters such as resolution planning and inter-company and third-party guarantees. Reviewing of Citigroup's earnings announcements and investor presentations. Involvement in the preparation and review of SEC periodic reports (e.g., Form 10-K and Form 10-Qs). Advising and assisting, as necessary, on the preparation and filing requirements for Form 8-K. Should have a law degree. Should have 12 years of related experience at national or large regional law firm and/or in-house legal department. Extensive knowledge of the U.S. securities offerings registration rules and requirements (e.g., shelf registration processes and procedures, securitization rules and requirements, tender offer rules, Regulation S, etc.). Extensive knowledge of the SEC's reporting and disclosure requirements (e.g., periodic reporting form requirements, Form 8-K, Regulations S-K, FD, G and, to a lesser extent, S-X, etc.). Senior-level experience in exercising judgment with respect to the matters described above. A history of taking the initiative and proactiveness. Excellent writing and communication skills. The ability to work collaboratively, including across finance, investor relations/public affairs, legal and business functions. Legal 12 - 0 Full-time 2022-01-08

Director, Corporate Counsel

New York City NY Director, Corporate Counsel The candidate will advise 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 3+ years of relevant legal experience with specific experience in health, welfare, wellness and fringe benefits is strongly preferred. 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; andThe ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously and assess and prioritize work requirements.
Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2021-12-30

Corporate Counsel - Senior Associate

New York City NY Corporate Counsel - Senior Associate The candidate will negotiate, draft and review agreements of all types, including third-party vendor agreements, nondisclosure agreements, and events contracts. Provide advice to the team members on corporate compliance and policies. Conduct legal research. Work on Electronic Discovery. File state registrations. Participate in due diligence, research, and fact-finding projects. Keep apprised of issues relevant to the accounting industry as well as federal, state, and local laws. Work with team members and the legal department to identify, assess and address general legal concerns. Perform special projects assigned. Must have a JD from an ABA-accredited law school and 3+ years of experience at a law firm or in-house legal department of a CPA firm. A minimum of one active State Bar admission is required. Prior experience in accounting, auditing, or tax will be viewed favorably. Experience reviewing documents for corporate governance as well as external contracts are required. Must have strong attention to detail along with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, strong research skills, superior verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to handle multiple projects at one time. Must have the ability to work independently and in a fast-paced and challenging team environment. Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2021-12-29

Corporate Counsel

New York City NY Corporate Counsel Responsibilities: Providing practical advice and counseling regarding general labor and employee relations issues such as those relating to NLRB investigations and litigation, concerted employee activity, union organizing campaigns, compliance issues and other similar traditional labor law issues. Managing government agency investigations, related litigation, and proactive training, as well as the assessment, selection, and supervision of outside counsel. Work actively with internal clients in the Employee Relations and Human Resources Department and requires the ability to travel when necessary. Reports to the Associate General Counsel, Labor & Employee Relations.

Qualifications: JD degree and membership in good standing in one state bar is required. 7+ years of legal experience. A mix of corporate law firm and in-house experience is preferred. Experience with complex NLRB litigation, response to union organizing campaigns and generally providing traditional labor advice, is preferred. Experience with large hourly populations is preferred. Ability to demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous situations. Ability to work independently while being able to contribute successfully to cross-functional teams. Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects at once, follow through and meet deadlines. Strong written and oral communication skills. Strong analytical and computer skills.
Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2021-12-24

Corporate Counsel

Webster NY Corporate Counsel Duties: Responsible for providing legal advice and assistance related to data security, privacy, product development and general contract law. Provides legal advice to personnel in diverse matters affecting day to day business operations. Provides guidance to ensure maximum protection of Paychex legal rights and compliance with local, State and Federal laws and regulations. Assists, advises, investigates and resolves legal matters within corporate policies. Participates in legal litigation matters, regulatory hearings, investigations and trials in order to protect Paychex s legal interests. Maintains excellent working relationships with internal clients to ensure that their legal and business needs are fully satisfied. Provides support to the Vice President and Chief Legal Officer. Provides support for any other matter as may become necessary. Provide Product Development, IT, Security and other business units with legal advice across many subject areas including security, privacy, and general contract law. Analyze products, policies and initiatives to provide practical legal risk mitigation strategies and support responsible teams with implementation. Draft/review agreements and amendments to client service agreements to support Company s strategic plan without exposing Company to unwarranted risks or liabilities. Review/negotiate agreements with third party vendors or partners related to data security and privacy. Stay current on legal and industry developments related to areas of responsibility. Maintain excellent partnerships with internal clients to meet their legal and business needs. Provide support for any other matters as may become necessary.

Qualifications: Admitted to practice in New York. Must have 3-5 years of relevant experience in private practice or corporate legal department. Law Degree (JD). Excellent communication and strategic thinking skills. Must be able to effectively interact with all levels of management. Specific data security and privacy experience recommended.
Legal 3 - 5 Full-time 2021-12-24

Corporate Counsel, Commercial - Slack

New York City NY Corporate Counsel, Commercial Duties: Draft, review and negotiate a variety of commercial agreements to support customer sales with both startups and public companies. Primary focus will be on SaaS subscription agreements, software licenses, data processing agreements and order forms. Use experience gained from supporting hundreds or thousands of commercial transactions to help define business terms and structure deals in the most optimal way. Provide input on processes and policies to help drive our growth and capture new learnings. Provide practical, decisive guidance to Accounts, Marketing, Business Operations, and Business Development teams that balances business objectives and legal risk, taking into account companies policies and positions. Stay up-to-date on relevant industry, commercial, open source, IP, privacy, employment, and other laws, regulations, and developments to be able to give the most effective advice. Provide input on contract processes to optimize interactions with Accounts team.

Qualifications: JD Degree required. Bar admission and in good standing in at least one state. 5-8+ years experience working on different kinds of commercial transactions (e.g., SaaS, IP licensing, software licensing, product resale and distribution, working with contractors, outsourcing, facilities, etc.) matched with deep experience on the types of transactions will see most often (see above). Experience working with regulated industries (e.g. federal/state government, education, financial services, healthcare, etc.) is highly preferred. Comfortable negotiating data processing agreements, and related privacy documents including a working knowledge of GDPR as it relates to commercial contracts. Ability to draft documents, policies, emails and anything else in a very precise manner, while still being concise and digestible for non-lawyers. It's a clich, but attention to detail really is a must. Experience supporting a high volume Sales organization with commercial contracting matters. A confident, effective and positive negotiator who can lead the process, focus on important issues, and efficiently bring deals to a favorable close. Flexibility to adapt and thrive in an environment that is constantly expanding and changing as we grow our business, learn more about our customers, and figure out what works best and what doesn t. High integrity and excellent judgment, supported by a point of view that is thought out and communicated well. Entrepreneurial mindset that enables you to successfully work independently with little guidance, but also to use good judgment and escalate issues when needed. Substantial understanding of intellectual property, licensing, privacy, data security and commercial laws. Ability to develop a nuanced understanding of Slack and our industry, with an eye towards aligning decisions with the bigger picture goals. Ability to work cross-functionality with different departments to reach consensus on whether to accept non-standard contract terms. Ability to contribute to, and iterate on, contract playbook of fallback terms.
Legal 5 - 8 Full-time 2021-12-23
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Corporate Counsel
Refer job# BTUN165032
 
Corporate Counsel Duties: Managing and closing litigation finance transactions, including drafting and negotiating term sheets; financing, security and intercreditor agreements; nondisclosure agreements; powers of attorney; escrow and control agreements; KYC documentation and various other documents and agreements as needed. Working closely with underwriting, tax and finance teams to effectively structure, navigate, negotiate and progress transactions to successful conclusion, while minimizing legal and operational risks and ensuring positive client experiences. Spotting tax issues and managing legal ethics requirements related to business. Working with local counsel in non-U.S. jurisdictions on matters of security and other local law issues. Working on various corporate transactions arising in the course of rapidly evolving business, including with outside counsel if appropriate. Other transactions the Corporate Counsel may work on include joint ventures, participations and other co-investment structures, capital raisings, mergers and acquisitions, minority investments and intra-group reorganizations. Drafting agreements, resolutions, policies, procedures and other documents to implement and manage internal corporate structuring needs, cash management requirements and governance initiatives. Reviewing, preparing, negotiating and advising on NDAs and third party vendor contracts. Advising on third party disputes and providing support as needed on litigation matters in which is a party. Assisting with the development and maintenance of form agreements, other knowledge management resources and internal guidelines. Working effectively with Burford's finance, tax, business development, marketing and other teams to facilitate their successful functioning. Analyzing and managing any legal issues that may arise in the conduct of constantly developing business.

Qualifications: JD Degree licensed in Illinois or New York. 4 -6 years of corporate legal experience, including 4+ years at a major law firm. Top academic credentials with demonstrated career progression. Strong background in finance and secured transactions. Additional corporate experience, such as bankruptcy or mergers & acquisitions, is also desired. Significant exposure to cross-border transactions is a plus. Superior writing and analytical ability. Excellent interpersonal/people skills, including the ability to build relationships with highly sophisticated internal clients and to interact effectively at all levels of the organization. Judgment and self-confidence, but also humility, open-mindedness, respect for others (regardless of position), and enthusiasm for working as a team member. Excellent problem-solving, organizational and communication skills ?necessary to negotiate and interface with a myriad of internal and external contacts. Highly organized, with committed work ethic and strong attention to detail; able to work independently and prioritize and manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously. Enterprising, highly intelligent, creative and proactive, and willing and eager to learn.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Associate Corporate Counsel, Intellectual Property
Refer job# VWTC165015
 
Associate Corporate Counsel, Intellectual Property Responsibilities: Serve as the Proteovant's intellectual property point person. Educate the team on policies and procedures related to intellectual property creation and protection, update corporate policies and practices and ensure they are in-line with best practices. Manage the use of external legal counsel globally. Manage day-to-day email communications from external legal counsel. Run all patent and trademark committee meetings. Maintain patent and trademark prosecution docket. Coordinate patent freedom-to-operate assessments. Coordinate and manage all new intellectual property filings including advising team on timing and content for filings. Manage patent invention disclosure reporting. Manage all internal communication and coordination with external legal counsel. Provide input on strategies for US and foreign patent portfolios to strengthen and extend the company's intellectual property position. and track competitive patent filings, work with strategy team to incorporate learning in the broader competitive landscape. Work with business development colleagues as related to any partnership/deal related intellectual property matters. Review IP related aspects on term sheets and draft agreements. Generate due diligence memorandums for potential acquisitions.

Qualifications: A Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an ABA accredited law school, admission to practice law in a U.S. jurisdiction (New York state preferred) with the ability to qualify for additional in-house licenses as needed. Strong academic credentials, graduate level degree in a relevant scientific background preferred. Must have 3+ years of experience (post bar exam) practicing biopharmaceutical intellectual property. Experience in both US & international PCT applications. In-house at a biopharmaceutical company OR at a top law firm, preferably representing a large biopharmaceutical client. Experience with IP management and IP renewal platforms. Experience in patent preparation, U.S. and foreign prosecution, IP due diligence, and strategic counseling. Experience reviewing and interpreting material transfer agreements, collaboration agreements, and license agreements. Enthusiasm for collaborating closely with R&D members in a high-science environment and contribute to seamless integration of BD, R&D and all key functions. Strong verbal and written communication skills, including excellent presentation, facilitation and listening skills. Detail-oriented, self-initiating, organized, and capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously and independently. Demonstrate ability to prioritize work in complex and time-sensitive situations. Ability to execute tactically as well as work strategically with our executive leadership team. Demonstrate ability to operate successfully within a dynamic team culture and changing environment.
 
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Counsel, Corporate & Securities
Refer job# GKKI164949
 
Counsel, Corporate & Securities Duties: Legal support for the Board of Directors and its committees, including conducting research and drafting substantive materials; distributing materials and coordinating other aspects of Board and committee meetings; handling various between-meeting Board and committee activities; and assisting with the director compensation program. Advising on, drafting and submitting SEC filings and other public disclosures, including Proxy Statements, Registration Statements, Section 16 beneficial ownership reports and Current Reports on Form 8-K; advising on compliance with Regulation FD. Advising on compliance with NASDAQ listing standards and managing NASDAQ submissions. Advising on Delaware law compliance as it relates to corporate governance. Managing various general corporate matters, including organizing the annual meeting of stockholders and related stockholder communication and voting matters, and assisting on the company's D&O insurance program. Drafting and negotiating commercial agreements in these areas. Monitoring and assessing regulatory developments and best practices in disclosure, corporate governance and securities laws, and developing appropriate implementation strategies. Supporting other members of the team, including the VP, Counsel, on the company's quarterly earnings process, Annual Reports on Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and other related matters. Providing such other assistance and support as may be required from time to time in areas outside of those specified above.

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited law school. Admitted to practice law in New York State and in good standing; or qualified to promptly register as in-house counsel in New York State. 3+ years relevant experience, including advising publicly-held companies. Additional Qualifications: Excellent analytical, oral and written skills, with ability to analyze and apply complex laws and regulations and communicate clearly and effectively with clients and colleagues at all levels. High ethical standards and trustworthiness with confidential matters. Demonstrated success advising clients at a major law firm and/or in an in-house position, with experience meeting with and providing direct consultation to clients. Excellent interpersonal skills and highly team-oriented. Excellent work ethic, detail-oriented organizational skills and able to manage numerous projects simultaneously in a demanding, fast-paced environment. Experience in 162(m) and 409A compliance highly valuable.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Corporate Securities and Finance Counsel
Refer job# HLND164923
 
Corporate Securities and Finance Counsel The candidate will primarily focus on ensuring compliance with SEC and NYSE rules and regulations, general corporate governance matters, and advising the corporate finance and tax departments on a wide range of matters. Will ensure compliance with SEC and NYSE rules and regulations, including the '33 and '34 Act (including by advising and preparing necessary materials relating to all public filings, including 10-Ks, 10-Qs, Proxy Statements, 8-Ks, Section 16 filings and Registration Statements). Advise on securities law issues, including with regard to corporate insider trading policy and Regulation FD. Advise on corporate governance matters and maintain corporate governance documents. Advise on corporate compensation matters, including with regard to equity and compensation programs. Monitor voting guidelines of proxy advisory firms and institutional investors. Provide oversight (including preparation of applicable documentation) of Rule 10b5-1 trading plans. Provide oversight of the subsidiary management function. Work with the finance group, including with regard to credit facilities. Work with the tax group, including with regard to reorganization transactions. Assist other members of the legal team and corporate management on a broad range of corporate legal matters as necessary. Must have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school with 6+ years of practical legal experience working on corporate securities and finance matters. Should preferably be a graduate of a top-tier law school. In-house experience is desired.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
General Counsel - Capital Markets And Corporate Reporting
Refer job# LTZX164924
 
General Counsel - Capital Markets and Corporate Reporting The candidate will be overseeing legal advice and support on Citigroup's and its applicable subsidiaries global capital markets activities and issuance platforms, including debt, credit card securitizations, preferred stock and repurchase and redemption programs. Providing legal support to Citi Treasury on these capital markets activities as well as on other Treasury-related matters such as resolution planning and inter-company and third-party guarantees. Reviewing of Citigroup's earnings announcements and investor presentations. Involvement in the preparation and review of SEC periodic reports (e.g., Form 10-K and Form 10-Qs). Advising and assisting, as necessary, on the preparation and filing requirements for Form 8-K. Should have a law degree. Should have 12 years of related experience at national or large regional law firm and/or in-house legal department. Extensive knowledge of the U.S. securities offerings registration rules and requirements (e.g., shelf registration processes and procedures, securitization rules and requirements, tender offer rules, Regulation S, etc.). Extensive knowledge of the SEC's reporting and disclosure requirements (e.g., periodic reporting form requirements, Form 8-K, Regulations S-K, FD, G and, to a lesser extent, S-X, etc.). Senior-level experience in exercising judgment with respect to the matters described above. A history of taking the initiative and proactiveness. Excellent writing and communication skills. The ability to work collaboratively, including across finance, investor relations/public affairs, legal and business functions.
 
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Director, Corporate Counsel
Refer job# ZBVA164701
 
Director, Corporate Counsel The candidate will advise 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 3+ years of relevant legal experience with specific experience in health, welfare, wellness and fringe benefits is strongly preferred. 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; andThe ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously and assess and prioritize work requirements.
 
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Corporate Counsel - Senior Associate
Refer job# SKRK164672
 
Corporate Counsel - Senior Associate The candidate will negotiate, draft and review agreements of all types, including third-party vendor agreements, nondisclosure agreements, and events contracts. Provide advice to the team members on corporate compliance and policies. Conduct legal research. Work on Electronic Discovery. File state registrations. Participate in due diligence, research, and fact-finding projects. Keep apprised of issues relevant to the accounting industry as well as federal, state, and local laws. Work with team members and the legal department to identify, assess and address general legal concerns. Perform special projects assigned. Must have a JD from an ABA-accredited law school and 3+ years of experience at a law firm or in-house legal department of a CPA firm. A minimum of one active State Bar admission is required. Prior experience in accounting, auditing, or tax will be viewed favorably. Experience reviewing documents for corporate governance as well as external contracts are required. Must have strong attention to detail along with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, strong research skills, superior verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to handle multiple projects at one time. Must have the ability to work independently and in a fast-paced and challenging team environment.
 
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Corporate Counsel
Refer job# KYZH164609
 
Corporate Counsel Responsibilities: Providing practical advice and counseling regarding general labor and employee relations issues such as those relating to NLRB investigations and litigation, concerted employee activity, union organizing campaigns, compliance issues and other similar traditional labor law issues. Managing government agency investigations, related litigation, and proactive training, as well as the assessment, selection, and supervision of outside counsel. Work actively with internal clients in the Employee Relations and Human Resources Department and requires the ability to travel when necessary. Reports to the Associate General Counsel, Labor & Employee Relations.

Qualifications: JD degree and membership in good standing in one state bar is required. 7+ years of legal experience. A mix of corporate law firm and in-house experience is preferred. Experience with complex NLRB litigation, response to union organizing campaigns and generally providing traditional labor advice, is preferred. Experience with large hourly populations is preferred. Ability to demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous situations. Ability to work independently while being able to contribute successfully to cross-functional teams. Excellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects at once, follow through and meet deadlines. Strong written and oral communication skills. Strong analytical and computer skills.
 
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Corporate Counsel
Refer job# NLIX164613
 
Corporate Counsel Duties: Responsible for providing legal advice and assistance related to data security, privacy, product development and general contract law. Provides legal advice to personnel in diverse matters affecting day to day business operations. Provides guidance to ensure maximum protection of Paychex legal rights and compliance with local, State and Federal laws and regulations. Assists, advises, investigates and resolves legal matters within corporate policies. Participates in legal litigation matters, regulatory hearings, investigations and trials in order to protect Paychex s legal interests. Maintains excellent working relationships with internal clients to ensure that their legal and business needs are fully satisfied. Provides support to the Vice President and Chief Legal Officer. Provides support for any other matter as may become necessary. Provide Product Development, IT, Security and other business units with legal advice across many subject areas including security, privacy, and general contract law. Analyze products, policies and initiatives to provide practical legal risk mitigation strategies and support responsible teams with implementation. Draft/review agreements and amendments to client service agreements to support Company s strategic plan without exposing Company to unwarranted risks or liabilities. Review/negotiate agreements with third party vendors or partners related to data security and privacy. Stay current on legal and industry developments related to areas of responsibility. Maintain excellent partnerships with internal clients to meet their legal and business needs. Provide support for any other matters as may become necessary.

Qualifications: Admitted to practice in New York. Must have 3-5 years of relevant experience in private practice or corporate legal department. Law Degree (JD). Excellent communication and strategic thinking skills. Must be able to effectively interact with all levels of management. Specific data security and privacy experience recommended.
 
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Corporate Counsel, Commercial - Slack
Refer job# GKJQ164564
 
Corporate Counsel, Commercial Duties: Draft, review and negotiate a variety of commercial agreements to support customer sales with both startups and public companies. Primary focus will be on SaaS subscription agreements, software licenses, data processing agreements and order forms. Use experience gained from supporting hundreds or thousands of commercial transactions to help define business terms and structure deals in the most optimal way. Provide input on processes and policies to help drive our growth and capture new learnings. Provide practical, decisive guidance to Accounts, Marketing, Business Operations, and Business Development teams that balances business objectives and legal risk, taking into account companies policies and positions. Stay up-to-date on relevant industry, commercial, open source, IP, privacy, employment, and other laws, regulations, and developments to be able to give the most effective advice. Provide input on contract processes to optimize interactions with Accounts team.

Qualifications: JD Degree required. Bar admission and in good standing in at least one state. 5-8+ years experience working on different kinds of commercial transactions (e.g., SaaS, IP licensing, software licensing, product resale and distribution, working with contractors, outsourcing, facilities, etc.) matched with deep experience on the types of transactions will see most often (see above). Experience working with regulated industries (e.g. federal/state government, education, financial services, healthcare, etc.) is highly preferred. Comfortable negotiating data processing agreements, and related privacy documents including a working knowledge of GDPR as it relates to commercial contracts. Ability to draft documents, policies, emails and anything else in a very precise manner, while still being concise and digestible for non-lawyers. It's a clich, but attention to detail really is a must. Experience supporting a high volume Sales organization with commercial contracting matters. A confident, effective and positive negotiator who can lead the process, focus on important issues, and efficiently bring deals to a favorable close. Flexibility to adapt and thrive in an environment that is constantly expanding and changing as we grow our business, learn more about our customers, and figure out what works best and what doesn t. High integrity and excellent judgment, supported by a point of view that is thought out and communicated well. Entrepreneurial mindset that enables you to successfully work independently with little guidance, but also to use good judgment and escalate issues when needed. Substantial understanding of intellectual property, licensing, privacy, data security and commercial laws. Ability to develop a nuanced understanding of Slack and our industry, with an eye towards aligning decisions with the bigger picture goals. Ability to work cross-functionality with different departments to reach consensus on whether to accept non-standard contract terms. Ability to contribute to, and iterate on, contract playbook of fallback terms.
 
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