General Counsel-Ohio

Our client, a multi-billion dollar strategic business unit of a Fortune 200 technology driven company, is seeking an experienced attorney to lead and manage their legal team as General Counsel. This role will support the Executive Leadership Team in assessing strategies and drive a high impact partnering relationship with business and functional leaders in the business

The successful candidate must demonstrate a solid background in general corporate and commercial matters and excellent business sense and judgment, well developed analytical problem-solving abilities, superb contract drafting skills, and exceptional interpersonal and relationship skills. The GC will be expected to work on complex issues requiring in-depth evaluation of legal and business issues, and must be willing and able to manage and execute on a variety of projects simultaneously and meet demanding deadlines.

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Review, draft, negotiate and administer a variety of high volume complex business transactions and contracts.
  • Manage multiple vendors and business partners and communicate and negotiate with customers to resolve discrepancies and disagreements effectively.
  • Interact with the Sales, Delivery and Finance teams to understand and ensure consistency with the business and financial requirements and objectives in all contracts.
  • Lead key cross-business initiatives to drive functional efficiency of the Law Department.

Candidates must have the following qualifications to be considered:

  • Ten to fifteen years of law firm or corporate legal experience
  • A strong academic record from top schools
  • Proven background and experience negotiating and drafting complex commercial agreements with a particular emphasis in construction or other project related based contracts
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to identify, hire, and develop talent
  • Ability to influence and lead teams effectively across organizations
  • Commitment to compliance and high ethical standards
  • Demonstrated problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Experience leading a law department or contracts organization

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Chief IP Counsel-Fortune 500 Company

Our client, a dynamic Fortune 500 technology company based in the West Coast, is seeking an experienced patent attorney to serve as Chief IP Counsel. Key responsibilities for this role will include:

  • Direct all IP company practices and policy.
  • Lead the IP Executive Committee including business and engineering leadership;
  • Establish and maintain excellent relationships with business clients and attorney peers;
  • Manage all IP attorneys and support staff and associated best practices;
  • Advise business on IP-related transaction provisions
  • Manage IP portfolios and supervise outside patent prosecution counsel
  • Aggressively drive company technology licensing, patent enforcement, and new business opportunities.
  • Establish and improve IP best practices across global businesses

Candidates should have the following qualifications to be considered:

  • A strong academic record from top schools including undergraduate degree ideally in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum 2 years of patent prosecution experience as a patent attorney
  • Minimum of 8-12 years legal experience directed to patent prosecution, intellectual property transactions, and IP litigation
  • Strong business acumen; capacity to learn business rapidly and become a business partner
  • Ability to influence and lead at all levels
  • Experience in connected product business strategies and issues related to and arising out of “internet of things” and related software business models
  • Strong customer focus
  • Proven ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

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Chief IP Counsel-Pharmaceuticals

Our client, a dynamic fast paced global pharmaceutical company, is seeking an experienced patent attorney to lead their global Intellectual Property team. This role will manage, direct and leverage all patent and related intellectual property activities, including trademarks.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Lead and manage the group members and activities in designated function in an efficient and cost-effective manner
  • Proactively manage international patent portfolio to maximize potential exclusivity for innovative products while maintaining full compliance with applicable competition laws
  • Manage outside litigation counsel in a cost effective manner
  • Continuously inform and advise the General Counsel and other senior executives regarding significant IP issues
  • Manage freedom of operation issues regarding 3rd party IP
  • Collaborate within the Legal group and across functions to provide seamless IP support for related activities including licensing/M&A and litigation with IP components
  • Develop IP personnel to maximize their potential contributions to the department and establish high morale within the organization

Qualifications include:

  • At least twelve years of broad based patent experience including managing patent litigation, licensing and prosecution
  • A proven track record of managing and growing an in-house IP legal team
  • Ability to counsel and influence all levels of management

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Executive Litigation Counsel, Pharmaceuticals-New Jersey

Our client, a dynamic global pharmaceutical company headquartered in New Jersey, is seeking an experienced litigator to drive functional excellence in litigation and government investigations by leading complex commercial litigation and government investigations in a dynamic and fast paced environment. Responsibilities for this role will include:

  • Leading and managing a variety of complex commercial litigation matters, many with substantial impact to the organization. Substantive areas of responsibility may include, but will not be limited to: securities, products liability, consumer class action, government health care program matters, antitrust, as well as, internal corporate investigations and government investigations
  • Provide strategic legal advice and direction to business and legal partners related to litigation and government investigations as necessary.
  • Engage in all aspects of litigation process including: review and assess cases at onset and provide exposure analysis; managing, directing and developing strategy re: assigned matters; supervision of internal discovery and fact gathering efforts and draft, review, revise and be ultimate owner for various legal filings in assigned matters
  • Act as a point of contact for both in-house and outside counsel and comfortable with senior executives
  • Responsibility for budget and cost containment on assigned matters

Candidates must have the following qualifications to be considered:

  • Strong communication and inter-personal skills are essential
  • Must be detail oriented and demonstrate excellent organizational skills
  • Strong sense of ownership and responsibility, and a strong work ethic focused on providing excellent customer service; demonstrated ability to work as part of a team
  • Exceptional judgment and ability to assess risk
  • Eight to fifteen years of relevant law practice covering a wide range of litigation and investigations for large companies, including civil and criminal matters.
  • Experience dealing with investigation/litigation units of governmental agencies.
  • Prior in-house counsel experience strongly preferred, ideally within the life sciences industry. Candidates should have experience working for a major law firm prior to transitioning to in house.
  • Specific experience with False Claims Act, healthcare fraud and abuse laws and/or FCPA/UK Bribery Act highly desired.

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Senior Business Counsel-Bay Area, California

Dynamic and fast paced Fortune 500 technology company headquartered in the Bay Area is seeking an experienced corporate and commercial lawyer to join their legal team. This role will have primary responsibility for commercial transactions for the company’s fastest growing business, as well as sitting on the leadership team of the largest business unit. We are seeking an energetic team player with a strong business partner mindset who will be able to provide counsel on emerging issues, processes and strategic planning.

Key responsibilities will include the following:

  • Provide business and legal advice to fast-growing high-tech business
  • Review, draft and negotiate a broad range of commercial, IP and other contracts
  • Perform risk analysis, provide actionable insight and recommendations
  • Work with management and sales force to ensure understanding of legal and contract concepts and implications, development of negotiation roadmaps, and proper review and approval of non-standard terms and conditions.
  • Contribute to the development of business unit policies and practices.
  • Create, implement and improve processes to mitigate risk, reduce inefficiencies and improve responsiveness; advise on special projects
  • Provide training and develop programs to protect IP and accomplish business goals.
  • Candidates should be comfortable interacting with colleagues, business executives, product teams, the sales force and customers.

Candidates should have the following qualifications:

  • Six to ten years of legal experience with a focus in the following area: commercial matters and transactions (buy-sell); transactions involving the sale, licensing purchase or IP assets; licensing (including software licensing); financing and M&A transactions; understanding of intellectual property law; antitrust/competition law; excellent negotiation skills including first-hand experience of leading negotiations with parties across multiple jurisdictions
  • Work experience in law firm and/or in-house legal departments of multinational corporations
  • Strong intellectual capacity and high personal standards of excellence.
  • Strong business acumen; capacity to learn the business quickly.
  • Excellent communications skills.

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Corporate Counsel-Connecticut

Our client, a dynamic consumer products company headquartered in Connecticut, is seeking a corporate attorney to join their growing legal team. This role will provide advice, guidance and strategic counsel to the company on a wide variety of corporate and commercial issues which arise from day-to-day operations and play a key role in helping to drive efficient commercial processes. This position will be responsible for structuring, negotiating, analyzing and drafting contracts and arrangements in a wide variety of areas, including sales, manufacturing, supply chain, real estate, M&A, information technology, software, e commerce, website/online, licensing, intellectual property, distribution and marketing services, and vendor engagements.
Candidates should have the following qualifications:

  • Three to seven years of experience in transactions and contract review, negotiation, and drafting, including at a nationally known law firm
  • Broad understanding of contracts for the acquisition of products and services including complex commercial agreements
  • Corporate governance experience including: preparation of corporate governance documents, including corporate governance guidelines, codes of conduct, committee charters as well as preparation of proxy statements and annual shareholder meeting materials. Drafting minutes and assisting to set agenda for board of directors and board committee meetings
  • Excellent business judgment, communication, and interpersonal skills

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Banking and Finance Counsel-New Jersey

Global, fast paced pharmaceutical company is seeking an experienced banking associate from a major law firm. This is an opportunity to work in a high-performing team with exposure to senior business leaders, provides support for banking matters, merger & acquisitions, joint ventures, investments and other strategic transactions and alliance management, as well as provide employment law counseling and other general legal advice to the businesses.

Responsibilities for this role will include the following:

  • Corporate Transactions – Assist with mergers and acquisitions, collaborations, joint ventures and other strategic transactions, including conducting due diligence and drafting and negotiating agreements. Partner closely with Company Treasurer and Treasury department
  • Corporate Governance and NYSE Compliance – Assist with corporate governance and NYSE listing requirements; assist with subsidiary management
  • Corporate Finance and Tax – Assist with financing transactions, such as debt offerings and intercompany transactions
  • Provide general corporate support to business units (contracting, vendor/customer disputes)

Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of law firm and/or in-house experience required
  • Pharmaceutical industry experience preferred
  • Strong background and experience in banking law, including credit lines, notes and loans
  • Skilled in drafting and negotiating contracts with licensing / deal experience helpful
  • Familiarity with U.S. securities laws, compliance and corporate disclosure matters
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment

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Assistant General Counsel-Ohio

Our client, a billion dollar division of a Fortune 100 company, is seeking a highly motivated and energetic attorney to become a critical member of a fast moving legal function. The position will require an ability to display legal and business acumen in approaching and resolving issues, primarily focused on the sales and procurement functions of the company. The successful candidate must demonstrate a solid background in general corporate and commercial matters and excellent business sense and judgment, well developed analytical problem-solving abilities, superb contract drafting skills, and exceptional interpersonal and relationship skills. Will be expected to work on complex issues requiring in-depth evaluation of legal and business issues, and must be willing and able to manage and execute on a variety of projects simultaneously and meet demanding deadlines.
Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Review, draft, negotiate and administer a variety and high volume of ordinary course and complex business transactions and contracts clients, vendors and other business partners.
  • Strong contract negotiation and drafting skills with substantive expertise with key provisions of most contracts.
  • Communicate and negotiate with customers to resolve discrepancies and disagreements effectively. Interaction with the Sales, Delivery and Finance teams to understand and ensure consistency with the business and financial requirements and objectives in all contracts.
  • Drive to conclusion commercial and other business needs directly and through effective communication within company departments, executive management and with customer or company partners, vendors or suppliers.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Minimum 7 years of experience at a law firm or in-house.
  • Strong legal experience in corporate law, including drafting and negotiating various types of agreements. Construction law experience is also required
  • A strong academic record from top schools.
  • Proven ability to partner and influence all levels of senior management

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Patent Counsel-New York City

Our client, a high growth global technology company with an presence in Manhattan, is seeking an experienced patent attorney to manage their global patent prosecution and litigation portfolio. The successful candidate will have seven to twelve years of strong patent prosecution and litigation experience and the ability to partner with all levels of senior management. USPTO admission is a must, and at least four years with a major law firm is required.

The successful candidate will have seven to twelve years of strong patent prosecution and litigation experience and the ability to partner with all levels of senior management. USPTO admission is a must, and at least four years with a major law firm is required.
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Corporate Counsel-West Coast

We represent a global technology company seeking a Corporate Counsel to support SEC reporting, including annual and quarterly reports and Section 16 compliance, proxy statements and annual meetings, insider trading issues, and corporate governance issues. The ideal candidate will have a strong corporate and securities law background, especially in the areas of SEC reporting, proxy statements and annual meetings, corporate governance (including board and committee support), Delaware corporate law, and Section 16 reporting. A minimum of 5 years of legal experience is required.
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Senior Advertising Technology Attorney

Great opportunity to join a global cutting edge technology company looking to hire an attorney with 7+ years to lead a legal team supporting their advertising business. You will work directly with the business, serving as lead counsel on strategic deals, providing day-to-day advice, helping launch innovative new products, resolving issues that arise in existing commercial relationships, and handling pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries. Additional duties include advising on privacy and regulatory compliance issues. In this role, you will oversee and develop a team of talented attorneys and other legal professionals. Ideal candidate will have knowledge of digital advertising technology.
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Asset Management Compliance-Global Asset Manager, New York City

We represent a global asset Manager in New York City looking to hire a senior compliance professional with 10+ years of experience to lead a team of compliance professionals responsible for investment adviser and broker dealer regulatory filings, compliance review of marketing materials, administration of firm’s code of ethics, anti-corruption and economic sanctions policies. The position requires a strong knowledge of the operations of a U.S. SEC registered Investment adviser, including the Investment Advisers Act, Investment Company Act, Commodities Exchange Act and National Futures Association Rules.
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Associate General Counsel (Contracts, Mergers & Acquisitions) – Americas

Our client, a global world leading financial services company, is looking to hire a corporate attorney with 10+ years of transactional and general corporate experience. Ideal candidate will have both major law firm and in-house experience that includes M+A, Commercial contracts and general corporate counseling. Strong law firm candidates will also be considered. A generous compensation package and possible management experience will be offered. Candidates with strong academic and impressive law firm/corporate training should apply.
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Director, Regulatory Law-New York Metro area

As an integral member of the law department of this high growth biopharmaceutical company, this role will provide legal support to a wide range of internal clients, including commercial, manufacturing, regulatory, procurement, clinical development and R&D. This person will be responsible for advising the Regulatory Affairs department on emerging legal issues and providing advice and counsel on a wide range of regulatory issues in the U.S. and overseas. The attorney will serve as a proactive, solutions-oriented ethical counselor to internal clients.

The ideal candidate will have deep knowledge of the Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act and implementing regulations as well as other laws and regulations impacting the healthcare industry. Experience with the False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Statute, privacy laws etc. a plus, as well as a strong academic record from top schools.
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Private Funds Counsel-New York City

Our NYC client, one of the premier investment and advisory firms, is seeking an attorney with at least two years of private equity or hedge fund formation experience to join their dynamic and growing team. Strong drafting, communication and organizational skills required. Primary responsibilities will include structuring and formation of funds; interacting with business groups, clients, and outside counsel; reviewing documents; and staying up-to-date on industry developments.
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Senior Attorney, Managed Markets

Dynamic global pharmaceutical company is seeking an experienced attorney to provide legal support to their managed markets and sales organizations. Responsibilities will include drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts, 3rd party vendor agreements, service agreements, consulting agreements and other corporate agreements; Proactively prevent or minimize legal risk to the company, and help drive legal strategy to align and achieve business strategic goals and serve as a business partner in support of key customer groups. Candidates should have at least six years of relevant industry or law firm experience; experience within the healthcare/pharmaceutical industry; experience with government price reporting preferred, but not required and ty strong problem-solving and decision making skills with demonstrated ability to think creatively and devise solutions to challenging problems
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Vice President, Director Legal Affairs

Fortune 100 Corporation is seeking a senior attorney with extensive digital entertainment and production experience to serve as its VP, Director of Legal Affairs. Will be working on a delivering digital video content for a mobile millennial audience by developing new channels with unique creative voices for distribution across multiple mobile and online platforms. Will lead a high-functioning team that supports the business, which includes providing legal support for Complex Media and new digital brands. Will support the Head of Business Affairs and that team to structure, negotiate, draft, and review for execution a variety of agreements. Minimum of eight years relevant entertainment and transactional experience with a digital video platform, network, motion picture studio, production company or law firm. The ideal candidate will have experience with both traditional and digital media, a proven track-record of creatively addressing the legal and business issues arising with branded and sponsored digital content, and have practical knowledge of the digital and TV industries.
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In House Trademark / Copyright Attorney – Northern, New Jersey

Large corporation in Northern New Jersey is seeking an attorney to work with a wide range of internal clients regarding availability, protection, enforcement and licensing of trademarks, as well as protection, enforcement and licensing of copyrights worldwide. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: conducting trademark legal clearance searches and rendering availability opinions to clients; preparing and filing trademark applications, prosecuting trademark applications and maintaining trademark registrations; preparing and filing copyright certificate of registration applications; and handling trademark oppositions and cancellations. Must have experience in trademark and copyright matters with an emphasis on clearance, prosecution, maintenance and enforcement of trademarks, and protection, enforcement and licensing of copyrights. At least one state bar membership and JD degree plus at least 4-7 years of substantive trademark and copyright law experience required.
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Senior In-House Antitrust and General Litigation

Our client, a global technology company, is looking for an experienced litigator with 10+ years of experience to help manage its worldwide portfolio of litigation and regulatory matters and advise the company on a wide variety of cutting edge legal and business risk management issues with a particular focus on worldwide competition and other litigation matter management and regulatory engagement.

Responsibilities include management and supervision of a wide range of domestic and international disputes and risk areas with a principal focus on competition; management and conduct of internal investigations; direct engagement with regulators, prosecutors, and government officials; selection and supervision of outside counsel; management of responses to civil and criminal discovery requests; risk assessment and coordination with senior leadership on risk management; and internal advice and counseling across the business on a broad spectrum of complex and often novel legal issues in areas including antitrust, consumer protection, copyright, privacy and security, marketing, patents and trademarks, and First Amendment and content regulation law.
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Privacy & Data Protection

We represent a global technology company looking to hire a talented attorney with significant privacy experience to advise on policies and practices for the collection, storage, and use of personal information across all of the company’s business lines in the United States and internationally. Responsibilities will include advising on all aspects of global privacy laws and regulations, including data protection, data retention, data security and data breach rules. Candidate should have 7+ years of combined practice experience at one or more top law firms, corporations, or government agencies with 4+ years of practice experience focused on issues related to privacy, data protection or related regulatory matters
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Law Firm Opportunities

– Our client, a large UK based law firm is looking to add a Transactional Real Estate counsel for its New York City office. Great opportunity to become part of a rapidly growing team. They would like someone with broad-based experience in commercial real estate transactions, with a focus on acquisitions, dispositions, and financing in all areas of real estate. No portable business is require. Strong credentials and previous Big Law experience is a must.

– Our client, a dynamic innovative and entrepreneurial national law firm, seeks a 3-6 year out associate with media and entertainment contracts experience for its New York office. The firm can offer exceptional professional development opportunities and great mentorship.

– Large global firm based in New York is looking for a corporate associate with 1-3 years experience and a US JD for their London office. Work will be focused in capital markets and finance. Strong compensation and relocation package.

– AmLaw 100 firm based in New York is seeking a capital markets associate with 4-5 years of experience to work exclusively with a Partner doing broad ‘33 and ‘34 Act work. Opportunity to be part of a growing team.

– AmLaw 100 Law firm is looking to hire a Counsel or Partner with significant Asset Management expertise for their New York office. Experience should include representation of Investment Advisers, registered investment companies and unregistered investment funds and broker-dealers. Portable business is not required. Emphasis is on expertise.

– Well-established mid-sized full-service firm seeks to add mid-level associate to its broad-based real estate transactional practice in New York. Lots of opportunity for variety of work and client contact. Strong support of entrepreneurial skill development.

– Boutique New York City firm with strength in representing high net worth individuals seeks experienced tax attorney with in depth knowledge of income tax preparations and positions. Strong credentials and accounting background a plus. Client relationship and development skills required. Strong cross-selling opportunities exist.

– Dynamic, top-tier national firm seeks a junior and a mid level associate for its expanding private equity-focused real estate practice in Manhattan.

– Prestigious international firm seeking white collar litigation associate, 07-08, for sophisticated practice in their NY office. This Chambers-ranked firm is recognized for offering excellent hands-on experience for litigators.

– Our client, a mid-sized full service firm is looking for a class year 2007 corporate associate. Spanish speaking skills is a plus. This firm offers the opportunity to join a broad corporate practice including M&A, securities, financing & restructurings, and general corporate matters.

– Top Long Island law firm in Nassau County is searching for associates in real estate and healthcare. In addition, the firm is looking for a bankruptcy attorney with a small book of business. This is a collegial, entrepreneurial law firm that offers a wonderful opportunity for growth.

– Well established New York law firm is seeking two litigation associates to join their Long Island office. Candidates should have three to four years of general commercial litigation experience and the ability to counsel clients on a regular basis.

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