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Assistant Counsel, Contracts

New York City NY Assistant Counsel, Contracts The candidate will serve as point person for company contracts inflow and outflow. Prepare and manage term sheets codifying terms of proposed business transactions, which may lead to contracts. Prepare, review, and draft contracts, including service agreements, vendor agreements and various standard business agreements. Negotiate with third parties in order to reach acceptable terms and conditions. Manage all phases of timely contract processing from initial terms to final approval and maintenance in the contract database. Manage contract database, including administrative aspects of record-keeping and communication. Improve efficiency and effectiveness of contract support while maintaining quality and consistency of contracts across the company following best practices, processes and procedures. Coordinate with Business Development Team and act as an advisor on legal work and issues. Liaison between General Counsel/Management and Business Development teams to address issues and attend to contracts. Serve as primary support for the General Counsel in legal matters that arise in regard to company operations. Ad hoc assignments as designated by General Counsel. Should have a JD from an accredited law school and 3-4 years of working as an Attorney. Experience drafting contracts. Great communication skills both written and orally. Process-driven with the ability to translate business requirements into contract language. The ability to stay organized and have strong attention to detail in a fast-paced environment. Capability to initiate and implement processes. Self-motivated with the ability to seek guidance when necessary. Legal 3 - 4 Full-time 2022-05-12

Assistant Counsel, Contracts

New York City NY Assistant Counsel, Contracts The candidate will serve as point person for company contracts inflow and outflow. Prepare and manage term sheets codifying terms of proposed business transactions, which may lead to contracts. Prepare, review, and draft contracts, including service agreements, vendor agreements and various standard business agreements. Negotiate with third parties in order to reach acceptable terms and conditions. Manage all phases of timely contract processing from initial terms to final approval and maintenance in the contract database. Manage contract database, including administrative aspects of record-keeping and communication. Improve efficiency and effectiveness of contract support while maintaining quality and consistency of contracts across the company following best practices, processes and procedures. Coordinate with Business Development Team and act as an advisor on legal work and issues. Liaison between General Counsel/Management and Business Development teams to address issues and attend to contracts. Serve as primary support for the General Counsel in legal matters that arise in regard to company operations. Ad hoc assignments as designated by General Counsel. Should have a JD from an accredited law school and 3-4 years of working as an Attorney. Experience drafting contracts. Great communication skills both written and orally. Process-driven with the ability to translate business requirements into contract language. The ability to stay organized and have strong attention to detail in a fast-paced environment. Capability to initiate and implement processes. Self-motivated with the ability to seek guidance when necessary. Legal 3 - 4 Full-time 2022-05-12

Vice President, Contracts Counsel

New York City NY Vice President, Contracts Counsel Responsibilities: Ensuring contract wording best practices are established and consistently managed throughout the group. Providing thought leadership to address new and emerging issues by providing underwriting and contract wording personnel with industry and legal advice on wording issues. Monitoring workflows for efficiency and recommend process improvements when warranted. Participating in the development of new assumed and ceded contracts/trust agreements and other related correspondence, including intercompany agreements. Overseeing the review of contracts, endorsements, etc. with respect to assumed and ceded business. Drafting and reviewing confidentiality agreements and trust (collateral) agreements as needed. Analyzing and updating existing assumed and ceded contracts, trust agreements, and attending documentation. Modifying contract wordings to adhere to the organization's standards and/or the underwriting group's evolving business objectives and underwriting guidelines or other internal controls. Managing the process of finalizing the document, including the final review, execution, and delivery of the document. Providing technical legal assistance and advice with regards to current reinsurance practice and wording issues to legal team members and others, including underwriting, claims, finance, and other business units. Assisting with the negotiation of wording issues with brokers and clients. Monitoring statutory positions, regulatory guidelines and judicial decrees or other emerging issues affecting reinsurance contract wording. Bringing legal guidance to our underwriting staff in connection with current affairs and emerging legal issues impacting reinsurance coverage, providing thought leadership to assist in guiding Group level contracts wording approach, and preparing, reviewing, controlling, and secure contract documentation with respect to assumed and ceded reinsurance on behalf of affiliates. Maintaining contract and treaty library for internal and external clients. Assisting with miscellaneous regulatory and compliance matters associated with local operating companies and group policies and will provide leadership to the Group's Contract Wording Committee.

Qualifications: Must be a member, in good standing, of the New York Bar (preferred) and/or any US State. Experience as in-house and/or external counsel with 7+ years of insurance and/or reinsurance expertise. An exceptional communicator, collaborator, and influencer. Skilled at engaging with and building trusted relationships with C-suite leaders and other key stakeholders. Able to bring people together. Ability to manage others while meeting and/or exceeding deadlines - prioritizing, multi-tasking, and maintaining flexibility in a fast-paced, changing environment.
Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2022-05-09

Senior Counsel Contracts

New York City NY Senior Counsel - Contracts Responsibilities: Creates, together with the Assistant General Counsel Contracts, a companywide Center of Expertise for contractual matters. Partners with internal clients to create proactive contractual strategies designed to avoid or minimize exposure to legal liability. Helps business partners accurately understand the risks and consequences of the given situation or course of action. Effectively communicates the risks and the consequences and develops alternatives to manage identified risks. Identifies and analyzes legal issues, drafts key documents, presents clear recommendations and ensures legal compliance as it relates to the noted areas of law. Stays current with legal developments, best practices and benchmarks in the noted areas of law and assists internal clients in implementing policies and procedures in response thereto. Maintains a culture with a high degree of emphasis on dignity, respect, and inclusion.

Qualifications: Juris doctor and licensed to practice law in the US. Should have 7 years of concentrated experience which demonstrate an in-depth knowledge and applied to the understanding of the area of expertise; both in-house and tier 1-2 law firm experience preferred. Previous experience with FMCG, life sciences or technology industry preferred. Experience of working successfully in a highly results-oriented and performance-driven environment with a focus on excellence. Solid working knowledge of corporate laws, regulations, and contractual best practices. Demonstrated successful leadership and collaboration with colleagues and ability to develop business solutions with effective presentation of business risks and anticipated outcomes. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and handle multiple, conflicting priorities while managing a substantial workload and client expectations. Robust interpersonal, networking, public speaking, and writing skills, with the confidence and credibility to act quickly, communicate effectively with diplomacy and civility and command the respect of both internal and external audiences. Ability to draft transactional documents in English at the first-rate level. Ability to oversee complex projects and lead them to successful completion in an organized, efficient, and effective manner. Ability to lead and work in a multi-disciplinary setting to achieve consensus.
Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2022-04-27

Assistant General Counsel- Vendor Contracts Attorney

New York City NY Assistant General Counsel- Vendor Contracts Attorney The candidate will be providing legal support to Firms Procurement Department, including their Strategic Sourcing, Global Sourcing, Contingent Workforce, and Third Party Risk Management ( TPRM ) groups. Will be advising on vendor engagements by FIRMS, often involving software-as-a-service (SaaS) engagements, professional services, consulting, and other commercial transactions, ranging in complexity, profile, and scale. Reviewing, drafting and negotiating Firms vendor contracts and advising on related matters, including: software-as-a-service agreements; consulting and professional services agreements; software and intellectual property licenses; data and proprietary information licenses; agreements for outsourced services, computer hardware, software, cloud-based services, telecommunications, market data agreements, and customer-facing systems; sponsorship agreements. Interfacing with Firms business units, subject matter experts, and the Compliance, Risk, and TPRM groups to assess and mitigate risk during contract negotiations and throughout the lifecycle of a vendor relationship. Assisting other vendor contract attorneys with creation and implementation of contract policies, procedures, and controls for the legal review of vendor contracts. Preparing, reviewing, and updating standard template forms of vendor contracts. Providing legal guidance on issues that arise in connection with prospective and ongoing vendor management engagements, including contract interpretation, risks, and potential disputes. Supporting the Procurement Department's efforts to improve Firms utilization of vendors and suppliers, including providing feedback on risk mitigation, process efficiencies, and cost savings. Monitoring and remaining current on regulatory guidance and industry practices for effectively managing third-party risk. Overseeing outside counsel retained to advise on vendor contract negotiations and matters. Keep senior management and other personnel up to date on pertinent legal and regulatory developments, including pertinent legal risks. If needed and allocated to the successful candidate by the head of the Enterprise-Wide Banking group in the Legal Division, assist with providing legal support to the Corporate Real Estate division of the bank, which may include drafting and/or legal review of real estate agreements including: purchase agreements; lease agreements; subordination, non-disturbance and attornment agreements (SNDAs); and construction agreements. If needed and allocated to the successful candidate by the head of the Enterprise-Wide Banking group in the Legal Division, assist with providing legal support to the risk areas of the bank supporting various regulatory programs, including compliance, enterprise risk, operational risk, marketing and others.

The candidate should have J.D. degree. Must be licensed to practice law in New York or Delaware (or ability to obtain an in-house counsel license in New York or Delaware, as applicable). Must have 4 years of experience as an attorney or other relevant legal experience. Experience with commercial contract drafting and negotiations is required. Must have ability to handle multiple tasks, take on new responsibilities, and prioritize work in a deadline-intensive environment. Ability to understand and integrate details of business needs for a highly regulated financial institution environment in applying legal and policy requirements is required. Must have experience identifying, evaluating, and escalating legal risk issues. Should have exceptional written work product with a particular focus on contracts drafting and written client communications and exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate and relate at all levels of the organization, to deal with internal and external constituencies, including: senior business leaders; external counsel; regulatory officials; risk, compliance and audit counterparts at the organization; counterparts at other companies; and industry representatives. Demonstrated experience in leading others, both through direct relationships and/or indirectly influencing without direct authority is required. Experience negotiating corporate real estate agreements including: purchase agreements; lease agreements; subordination, non-disturbance and attornment agreements (SNDAs); and construction agreements is preferred. Experience with advising clients in matters related to trademark and copyright law, including securing and enforcing rights and defense against assertions of infringement is desired. Knowledge of cybersecurity, business continuity planning/disaster recovery, or privacy considerations as applicable to third-party engagements is a plus. Knowledge of cloud computing as applicable to third-party engagements is a plus. Familiarity and/or experience with bank regulatory programs and related laws is preferred.
Legal 4 - 0 Full-time 2022-04-27

Assistant General Counsel- Vendor Contracts Attorney

Buffalo NY Assistant General Counsel- Vendor Contracts Attorney The candidate will be providing legal support to Firms Procurement Department, including their Strategic Sourcing, Global Sourcing, Contingent Workforce, and Third Party Risk Management ( TPRM ) groups. Will be advising on vendor engagements by FIRMS, often involving software-as-a-service (SaaS) engagements, professional services, consulting, and other commercial transactions, ranging in complexity, profile, and scale. Reviewing, drafting and negotiating Firms vendor contracts and advising on related matters, including: software-as-a-service agreements; consulting and professional services agreements; software and intellectual property licenses; data and proprietary information licenses; agreements for outsourced services, computer hardware, software, cloud-based services, telecommunications, market data agreements, and customer-facing systems; sponsorship agreements. Interfacing with Firms business units, subject matter experts, and the Compliance, Risk, and TPRM groups to assess and mitigate risk during contract negotiations and throughout the lifecycle of a vendor relationship. Assisting other vendor contract attorneys with creation and implementation of contract policies, procedures, and controls for the legal review of vendor contracts. Preparing, reviewing, and updating standard template forms of vendor contracts. Providing legal guidance on issues that arise in connection with prospective and ongoing vendor management engagements, including contract interpretation, risks, and potential disputes. Supporting the Procurement Department's efforts to improve Firms utilization of vendors and suppliers, including providing feedback on risk mitigation, process efficiencies, and cost savings. Monitoring and remaining current on regulatory guidance and industry practices for effectively managing third-party risk. Overseeing outside counsel retained to advise on vendor contract negotiations and matters. Keep senior management and other personnel up to date on pertinent legal and regulatory developments, including pertinent legal risks. If needed and allocated to the successful candidate by the head of the Enterprise-Wide Banking group in the Legal Division, assist with providing legal support to the Corporate Real Estate division of the bank, which may include drafting and/or legal review of real estate agreements including: purchase agreements; lease agreements; subordination, non-disturbance and attornment agreements (SNDAs); and construction agreements. If needed and allocated to the successful candidate by the head of the Enterprise-Wide Banking group in the Legal Division, assist with providing legal support to the risk areas of the bank supporting various regulatory programs, including compliance, enterprise risk, operational risk, marketing and others.

The candidate should have J.D. degree. Must be licensed to practice law in New York or Delaware (or ability to obtain an in-house counsel license in New York or Delaware, as applicable). Must have 4 years of experience as an attorney or other relevant legal experience. Experience with commercial contract drafting and negotiations is required. Must have ability to handle multiple tasks, take on new responsibilities, and prioritize work in a deadline-intensive environment. Ability to understand and integrate details of business needs for a highly regulated financial institution environment in applying legal and policy requirements is required. Must have experience identifying, evaluating, and escalating legal risk issues. Should have exceptional written work product with a particular focus on contracts drafting and written client communications and exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate and relate at all levels of the organization, to deal with internal and external constituencies, including: senior business leaders; external counsel; regulatory officials; risk, compliance and audit counterparts at the organization; counterparts at other companies; and industry representatives. Demonstrated experience in leading others, both through direct relationships and/or indirectly influencing without direct authority is required. Experience negotiating corporate real estate agreements including: purchase agreements; lease agreements; subordination, non-disturbance and attornment agreements (SNDAs); and construction agreements is preferred. Experience with advising clients in matters related to trademark and copyright law, including securing and enforcing rights and defense against assertions of infringement is desired. Knowledge of cybersecurity, business continuity planning/disaster recovery, or privacy considerations as applicable to third-party engagements is a plus. Knowledge of cloud computing as applicable to third-party engagements is a plus. Familiarity and/or experience with bank regulatory programs and related laws is preferred.
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Assistant General Counsel, Legal
In-House,Kroll Bond Rating Agency, LLC
Location : New York City New York United States

Position Title: Assistant General Counsel Department: Legal Employment Type: Full-time   Covid-19 Hiring Update: We?ve transitioned to a temporary work-from-home model and we?re continuing to interview and hire during this time. This role... + read more

may 18, 2022


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Assistant Counsel, Contracts
Refer job# VYJJ167978
 
Assistant Counsel, Contracts The candidate will serve as point person for company contracts inflow and outflow. Prepare and manage term sheets codifying terms of proposed business transactions, which may lead to contracts. Prepare, review, and draft contracts, including service agreements, vendor agreements and various standard business agreements. Negotiate with third parties in order to reach acceptable terms and conditions. Manage all phases of timely contract processing from initial terms to final approval and maintenance in the contract database. Manage contract database, including administrative aspects of record-keeping and communication. Improve efficiency and effectiveness of contract support while maintaining quality and consistency of contracts across the company following best practices, processes and procedures. Coordinate with Business Development Team and act as an advisor on legal work and issues. Liaison between General Counsel/Management and Business Development teams to address issues and attend to contracts. Serve as primary support for the General Counsel in legal matters that arise in regard to company operations. Ad hoc assignments as designated by General Counsel. Should have a JD from an accredited law school and 3-4 years of working as an Attorney. Experience drafting contracts. Great communication skills both written and orally. Process-driven with the ability to translate business requirements into contract language. The ability to stay organized and have strong attention to detail in a fast-paced environment. Capability to initiate and implement processes. Self-motivated with the ability to seek guidance when necessary.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Assistant Counsel, Contracts
Refer job# GOBN167999
 
Assistant Counsel, Contracts The candidate will serve as point person for company contracts inflow and outflow. Prepare and manage term sheets codifying terms of proposed business transactions, which may lead to contracts. Prepare, review, and draft contracts, including service agreements, vendor agreements and various standard business agreements. Negotiate with third parties in order to reach acceptable terms and conditions. Manage all phases of timely contract processing from initial terms to final approval and maintenance in the contract database. Manage contract database, including administrative aspects of record-keeping and communication. Improve efficiency and effectiveness of contract support while maintaining quality and consistency of contracts across the company following best practices, processes and procedures. Coordinate with Business Development Team and act as an advisor on legal work and issues. Liaison between General Counsel/Management and Business Development teams to address issues and attend to contracts. Serve as primary support for the General Counsel in legal matters that arise in regard to company operations. Ad hoc assignments as designated by General Counsel. Should have a JD from an accredited law school and 3-4 years of working as an Attorney. Experience drafting contracts. Great communication skills both written and orally. Process-driven with the ability to translate business requirements into contract language. The ability to stay organized and have strong attention to detail in a fast-paced environment. Capability to initiate and implement processes. Self-motivated with the ability to seek guidance when necessary.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Vice President, Contracts Counsel
Refer job# ZPJU167963
 
Vice President, Contracts Counsel Responsibilities: Ensuring contract wording best practices are established and consistently managed throughout the group. Providing thought leadership to address new and emerging issues by providing underwriting and contract wording personnel with industry and legal advice on wording issues. Monitoring workflows for efficiency and recommend process improvements when warranted. Participating in the development of new assumed and ceded contracts/trust agreements and other related correspondence, including intercompany agreements. Overseeing the review of contracts, endorsements, etc. with respect to assumed and ceded business. Drafting and reviewing confidentiality agreements and trust (collateral) agreements as needed. Analyzing and updating existing assumed and ceded contracts, trust agreements, and attending documentation. Modifying contract wordings to adhere to the organization's standards and/or the underwriting group's evolving business objectives and underwriting guidelines or other internal controls. Managing the process of finalizing the document, including the final review, execution, and delivery of the document. Providing technical legal assistance and advice with regards to current reinsurance practice and wording issues to legal team members and others, including underwriting, claims, finance, and other business units. Assisting with the negotiation of wording issues with brokers and clients. Monitoring statutory positions, regulatory guidelines and judicial decrees or other emerging issues affecting reinsurance contract wording. Bringing legal guidance to our underwriting staff in connection with current affairs and emerging legal issues impacting reinsurance coverage, providing thought leadership to assist in guiding Group level contracts wording approach, and preparing, reviewing, controlling, and secure contract documentation with respect to assumed and ceded reinsurance on behalf of affiliates. Maintaining contract and treaty library for internal and external clients. Assisting with miscellaneous regulatory and compliance matters associated with local operating companies and group policies and will provide leadership to the Group's Contract Wording Committee.

Qualifications: Must be a member, in good standing, of the New York Bar (preferred) and/or any US State. Experience as in-house and/or external counsel with 7+ years of insurance and/or reinsurance expertise. An exceptional communicator, collaborator, and influencer. Skilled at engaging with and building trusted relationships with C-suite leaders and other key stakeholders. Able to bring people together. Ability to manage others while meeting and/or exceeding deadlines - prioritizing, multi-tasking, and maintaining flexibility in a fast-paced, changing environment.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Senior Counsel Contracts
Refer job# BHTT167614
 
Senior Counsel - Contracts Responsibilities: Creates, together with the Assistant General Counsel Contracts, a companywide Center of Expertise for contractual matters. Partners with internal clients to create proactive contractual strategies designed to avoid or minimize exposure to legal liability. Helps business partners accurately understand the risks and consequences of the given situation or course of action. Effectively communicates the risks and the consequences and develops alternatives to manage identified risks. Identifies and analyzes legal issues, drafts key documents, presents clear recommendations and ensures legal compliance as it relates to the noted areas of law. Stays current with legal developments, best practices and benchmarks in the noted areas of law and assists internal clients in implementing policies and procedures in response thereto. Maintains a culture with a high degree of emphasis on dignity, respect, and inclusion.

Qualifications: Juris doctor and licensed to practice law in the US. Should have 7 years of concentrated experience which demonstrate an in-depth knowledge and applied to the understanding of the area of expertise; both in-house and tier 1-2 law firm experience preferred. Previous experience with FMCG, life sciences or technology industry preferred. Experience of working successfully in a highly results-oriented and performance-driven environment with a focus on excellence. Solid working knowledge of corporate laws, regulations, and contractual best practices. Demonstrated successful leadership and collaboration with colleagues and ability to develop business solutions with effective presentation of business risks and anticipated outcomes. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and handle multiple, conflicting priorities while managing a substantial workload and client expectations. Robust interpersonal, networking, public speaking, and writing skills, with the confidence and credibility to act quickly, communicate effectively with diplomacy and civility and command the respect of both internal and external audiences. Ability to draft transactional documents in English at the first-rate level. Ability to oversee complex projects and lead them to successful completion in an organized, efficient, and effective manner. Ability to lead and work in a multi-disciplinary setting to achieve consensus.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Assistant General Counsel- Vendor Contracts Attorney
Refer job# USAJ167678
 
Assistant General Counsel- Vendor Contracts Attorney The candidate will be providing legal support to Firms Procurement Department, including their Strategic Sourcing, Global Sourcing, Contingent Workforce, and Third Party Risk Management ( TPRM ) groups. Will be advising on vendor engagements by FIRMS, often involving software-as-a-service (SaaS) engagements, professional services, consulting, and other commercial transactions, ranging in complexity, profile, and scale. Reviewing, drafting and negotiating Firms vendor contracts and advising on related matters, including: software-as-a-service agreements; consulting and professional services agreements; software and intellectual property licenses; data and proprietary information licenses; agreements for outsourced services, computer hardware, software, cloud-based services, telecommunications, market data agreements, and customer-facing systems; sponsorship agreements. Interfacing with Firms business units, subject matter experts, and the Compliance, Risk, and TPRM groups to assess and mitigate risk during contract negotiations and throughout the lifecycle of a vendor relationship. Assisting other vendor contract attorneys with creation and implementation of contract policies, procedures, and controls for the legal review of vendor contracts. Preparing, reviewing, and updating standard template forms of vendor contracts. Providing legal guidance on issues that arise in connection with prospective and ongoing vendor management engagements, including contract interpretation, risks, and potential disputes. Supporting the Procurement Department's efforts to improve Firms utilization of vendors and suppliers, including providing feedback on risk mitigation, process efficiencies, and cost savings. Monitoring and remaining current on regulatory guidance and industry practices for effectively managing third-party risk. Overseeing outside counsel retained to advise on vendor contract negotiations and matters. Keep senior management and other personnel up to date on pertinent legal and regulatory developments, including pertinent legal risks. If needed and allocated to the successful candidate by the head of the Enterprise-Wide Banking group in the Legal Division, assist with providing legal support to the Corporate Real Estate division of the bank, which may include drafting and/or legal review of real estate agreements including: purchase agreements; lease agreements; subordination, non-disturbance and attornment agreements (SNDAs); and construction agreements. If needed and allocated to the successful candidate by the head of the Enterprise-Wide Banking group in the Legal Division, assist with providing legal support to the risk areas of the bank supporting various regulatory programs, including compliance, enterprise risk, operational risk, marketing and others.

The candidate should have J.D. degree. Must be licensed to practice law in New York or Delaware (or ability to obtain an in-house counsel license in New York or Delaware, as applicable). Must have 4 years of experience as an attorney or other relevant legal experience. Experience with commercial contract drafting and negotiations is required. Must have ability to handle multiple tasks, take on new responsibilities, and prioritize work in a deadline-intensive environment. Ability to understand and integrate details of business needs for a highly regulated financial institution environment in applying legal and policy requirements is required. Must have experience identifying, evaluating, and escalating legal risk issues. Should have exceptional written work product with a particular focus on contracts drafting and written client communications and exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate and relate at all levels of the organization, to deal with internal and external constituencies, including: senior business leaders; external counsel; regulatory officials; risk, compliance and audit counterparts at the organization; counterparts at other companies; and industry representatives. Demonstrated experience in leading others, both through direct relationships and/or indirectly influencing without direct authority is required. Experience negotiating corporate real estate agreements including: purchase agreements; lease agreements; subordination, non-disturbance and attornment agreements (SNDAs); and construction agreements is preferred. Experience with advising clients in matters related to trademark and copyright law, including securing and enforcing rights and defense against assertions of infringement is desired. Knowledge of cybersecurity, business continuity planning/disaster recovery, or privacy considerations as applicable to third-party engagements is a plus. Knowledge of cloud computing as applicable to third-party engagements is a plus. Familiarity and/or experience with bank regulatory programs and related laws is preferred.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Assistant General Counsel- Vendor Contracts Attorney
Refer job# ACXG167679
 
Assistant General Counsel- Vendor Contracts Attorney The candidate will be providing legal support to Firms Procurement Department, including their Strategic Sourcing, Global Sourcing, Contingent Workforce, and Third Party Risk Management ( TPRM ) groups. Will be advising on vendor engagements by FIRMS, often involving software-as-a-service (SaaS) engagements, professional services, consulting, and other commercial transactions, ranging in complexity, profile, and scale. Reviewing, drafting and negotiating Firms vendor contracts and advising on related matters, including: software-as-a-service agreements; consulting and professional services agreements; software and intellectual property licenses; data and proprietary information licenses; agreements for outsourced services, computer hardware, software, cloud-based services, telecommunications, market data agreements, and customer-facing systems; sponsorship agreements. Interfacing with Firms business units, subject matter experts, and the Compliance, Risk, and TPRM groups to assess and mitigate risk during contract negotiations and throughout the lifecycle of a vendor relationship. Assisting other vendor contract attorneys with creation and implementation of contract policies, procedures, and controls for the legal review of vendor contracts. Preparing, reviewing, and updating standard template forms of vendor contracts. Providing legal guidance on issues that arise in connection with prospective and ongoing vendor management engagements, including contract interpretation, risks, and potential disputes. Supporting the Procurement Department's efforts to improve Firms utilization of vendors and suppliers, including providing feedback on risk mitigation, process efficiencies, and cost savings. Monitoring and remaining current on regulatory guidance and industry practices for effectively managing third-party risk. Overseeing outside counsel retained to advise on vendor contract negotiations and matters. Keep senior management and other personnel up to date on pertinent legal and regulatory developments, including pertinent legal risks. If needed and allocated to the successful candidate by the head of the Enterprise-Wide Banking group in the Legal Division, assist with providing legal support to the Corporate Real Estate division of the bank, which may include drafting and/or legal review of real estate agreements including: purchase agreements; lease agreements; subordination, non-disturbance and attornment agreements (SNDAs); and construction agreements. If needed and allocated to the successful candidate by the head of the Enterprise-Wide Banking group in the Legal Division, assist with providing legal support to the risk areas of the bank supporting various regulatory programs, including compliance, enterprise risk, operational risk, marketing and others.

The candidate should have J.D. degree. Must be licensed to practice law in New York or Delaware (or ability to obtain an in-house counsel license in New York or Delaware, as applicable). Must have 4 years of experience as an attorney or other relevant legal experience. Experience with commercial contract drafting and negotiations is required. Must have ability to handle multiple tasks, take on new responsibilities, and prioritize work in a deadline-intensive environment. Ability to understand and integrate details of business needs for a highly regulated financial institution environment in applying legal and policy requirements is required. Must have experience identifying, evaluating, and escalating legal risk issues. Should have exceptional written work product with a particular focus on contracts drafting and written client communications and exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate and relate at all levels of the organization, to deal with internal and external constituencies, including: senior business leaders; external counsel; regulatory officials; risk, compliance and audit counterparts at the organization; counterparts at other companies; and industry representatives. Demonstrated experience in leading others, both through direct relationships and/or indirectly influencing without direct authority is required. Experience negotiating corporate real estate agreements including: purchase agreements; lease agreements; subordination, non-disturbance and attornment agreements (SNDAs); and construction agreements is preferred. Experience with advising clients in matters related to trademark and copyright law, including securing and enforcing rights and defense against assertions of infringement is desired. Knowledge of cybersecurity, business continuity planning/disaster recovery, or privacy considerations as applicable to third-party engagements is a plus. Knowledge of cloud computing as applicable to third-party engagements is a plus. Familiarity and/or experience with bank regulatory programs and related laws is preferred.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 

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