Chief Environmental Counsel

Our client, a dynamic Fortune 100 technology company, is seeking an experienced attorney to join their legal team, focusing their energies on a variety of environmental matters. This role will deal with regulators, negotiate with agencies, manage remediation, cleanups and compliance on a regular basis, and will lead strategic decision making.

Candidates must have six to twelve years of strong, broad based environmental experience with a major law firm; a strong academic record from top schools and the ability to influence senior management on a daily basis.
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Chief Privacy Officer, Associate General Counsel-New York City or Washington, DC

Our client, a recognized non-profit headquartered in New York City, is seeking an experienced attorney to serve as their Chief Privacy Officer. This role will be a true strategic partner who guides the organization, its leaders and staff with regard to a wide spectrum of privacy and data security related matters, combines deep subject matter expertise with a complex understanding of the operational, technical, communications and customer implications of policy decisions, and brings strong leadership and project management skills to the cross-functional design, implementation and enforcement of the organization’s privacy and data security policies.

Responsibilities for this role with include the following:

  • Build and evolve a comprehensive privacy program governing the collection, use and disclosure of personal data.
  • Drive awareness and implementation of the privacy program at all levels of the organization.
  • Strategically advise on the development of products and services that anticipate and successfully navigate privacy considerations.
  • Counsel on global privacy laws, including GDPR, and other privacy, marketing and data security laws, including CAN-SPAM, TCPA and PCI – DSS.
  • Independently or collaboratively draft, review, and negotiate various agreements and responses to RFPs as they pertain to privacy and data security (e.g., vendor and services agreements; government contracts with federal, state and municipal entities; collaborative research requests and proposals).
  • Partners with the data governance team, information security teams and the Chief Information Security Officer on data governance policies, practices, standards and certifications.

Candidates should have the following qualifications in order to be considered:

  • A strong academic record from top schools
  • At least 7-10 years of broad and relevant legal experience with a law firm and/or corporate legal department, much of it spent advising on privacy, data security and data sharing matters.
  • Ability to build privacy programs including implementing privacy impact assessments.

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Chief Labor and Employment Counsel

Our client, a dynamic technology driven Fortune 100 company, is seeking an experienced lawyer to serve as the lead labor and employment attorney for a $5B+ business unit, headquartered in Atlanta. In addition to advising business leaders on general issues, will also lead complex high-level investigations as required.

Responsibilities for this role will include the following:

  • Cost effectively manage and direct outside counsel, including taking the lead in developing strategy and tactics for complex employee litigation matters
  • Handle smaller employment litigation matters directly
  • Draft and review, and suggest improvements to labor and employment, immigration and other related policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Provide due diligence on labor related aspects of mergers and acquisitions
  • Assist in development and implementation of employment and labor-related company policies and programs
  • Review all reduction in force and employee terminations
  • Be a business partner, driving business growth through different forms of negotiation
  • Participate in, review, and lead all levels of Business Conduct reviews

Candidates must have the following qualifications in order to be considered:

  • 10-15 years of experience practicing labor and employment
  • Broad based labor and employment experience, ideally with both major law firm and in-house experience

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Assistant General Counsel-Sanctions/OFAC

Our client, a dynamic Fortune 100 technology driven company, is seeking an experienced Sanctions/OFAC lawyer to join their growing team. This role will be a trusted partner and key advisor for all aspects of investigations, FCPA, trade, and sanctions portfolios.

Responsibilities for this position will include the following:

  • Providing critical advice and direction on strategic M&A transactions from an anti-corruption and trade controls perspective prior to, during, and after an acquisition.
  • Independently identifying and assessing corruption and trade controls risks in M&A and integration activities and advising on appropriate course of action.
  • Managing, coordinating, and overseeing the work of outside counsel, forensic accountants, and other advisors to prepare deliverables and ensure concerns get addressed.
  • Proactively identifying, evaluating, and managing corruption and trade controls risks in a way that enables the organization to deliver sustainable business growth.
  • Supervise and conduct customer and third-party due diligence/sanctions in conjunction with Anticorruption and Antitrust teams
  • Ensure company’s policies and procedures on sanctions, export controls, antiboycott, embargoes and any related laws/regulations are up to date and consistent with OFAC, DOJ, and other authorities’ compliance program guidance
  • Develop and provide trainings on sanctions and export compliance issues
  • Lead/support investigations into sanctions and export control compliance issues

Candidates must have the following qualifications in order to be considered:

  • Six to twelve years of broad-based experience in trade sanctions/OFAC; export tariffs and internal investigations with a major law firm
  • A strong academic record from top schools
  • Ability to counsel and influence all levels of management on a regular basis.

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Senior Patent Counsel-Bay Area

Our client, one of the world’s leading healthcare companies, is seeking a Senior Patent Counsel to be based in the Bay Area. This position will provide support across all business sectors, in conjunction with the company’s initiative in Health and Technology.

Responsibilities for this role will include the following:

  • Provide a full range of patent support functions, including patent preparation and prosecution freedom-to-operate studies (e.g., infringement and validity analysis), and particularly, client counseling
  • Draft and negotiate license and research collaboration agreements
  • Provide due diligence support for business development activities
  • Support global IP litigation
  • Make regular presentations and interact with the business about patents, other intellectual property, contracts, and due diligence matters.

Candidates must have the following qualifications in order to be considered: 

  • An undergraduate or advanced degree in Applied Mathematics, Computer Science or Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Systems Engineering is preferred
  • Law degree from an accredited law school and admission to practice before the USPTO
  • A minimum of six years of law firm or corporate law department experience is required
  • Broad-based patent preparation and prosecution experience, as well as experience in the rendering of patentability and non-infringement opinions and license/agreement drafting
  • Demonstrated competency in the computer or electromechanical arts and combination technology systems as well as dealing with big data and data analytics.

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Assistant General Counsel-New Jersey

Our client, a dynamic New Jersey based chemical company, is seeking an experienced litigator to join as their Assistant General Counsel.

Responsibilities for this role will include the following:

  • Provide expert and strategic legal advice to management with respect to litigation matters, disputes, contract negotiation, and general commercial and corporate law matters
  • Ensure systems strategies people and processes are in place to drive HS&E leading practices and ensure compliance in all areas
  • Support legal operations across assigned areas of the business
  • Develop and implement corporate policies, procedures, and programs while providing continuous counsel and guidance on legal matters and the legal implications for the organization
  • Support department and organization initiatives and goals while ensuring compliance with all applicable laws and regulations
  • Maintain relationships and communication with outside counsel
  • Develop and maintain a complete set of robust corporate policies and establish compliance training regimen

Candidates must have the following qualifications in order to be considered:

  • A strong academic record from top schools
  • Six to twelve years of progressive legal experience, preferably with a prominent law firm or as a senior in-house attorney
  • Experience with litigation, commercial transactions and contract negotiation in a publicly traded company

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Associate General Counsel-M&A and Technology

Our client, a Fortune 75 technology driven company, is seeking an experienced M&A lawyer to join their team as their lead lawyer for a new business unit dedicated to unmanned aerial systems, including flying taxis, hybrid-electric engines, microsatellites, autonomous flight, advanced data analytics and hundreds of other innovations that are changing flying.

This is a great opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a new business that is supported by all the resources of one of the world’s largest and best-known companies, but will have the DNA and agile entrepreneurial spirit of a Silicon Valley startup. We’re looking for a strategic thinker who is predisposed to act with agility within high-performing teams to help create new markets and achieve breakthrough performance.

A successful candidate for this position should have entrepreneurial instincts. This person should be a strong business partner that can balance competing priorities and demonstrate effective collaborative skills to partner with senior leaders across a broad range of functions and geographies. A candidate for this role should have strong legal and business acumen and demonstrated experience with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic partnerships, and joint development arrangement. This individual will be expected to provide strategic leadership and tactical advice to deliver rapid breakthrough growth.
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Assistant General Counsel-FCPA

Our client, a dynamic Fortune 100 technology driven company, is seeking a strong FCPA lawyer from a major law firm to join their team. This role will have responsibility for leading anti-corruption, risk assessment, training, advice and counsel for the US and Canada.

Responsibilities for this role will include the following:

  • Ensuring compliance with company’s policies regarding anti-corruption, including the review and approval of all third-party relationships under the applicable anticorruption policies
  • Maintain a detailed risk assessment of businesses and operations worldwide
  • Represent company in front of government agencies involved in the regulation of anti-corruption, including with the U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities & Exchange Commission
  • Conduct anti-corruption pre-acquisition due diligence
  • Lead and conduct investigations

Candidates must have the following qualifications in order to be considered:

  • Five to eight years experience at a top-tier law firm or in a government regulatory agency
  • Experience conducting internal investigations, regulatory inquiries or litigation related to anti-corruption
  • Experience working with the US Department of Justice
  • A strong academic record from top schools

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Senior Counsel – M and A (New York City AND Mexico City)

Our client, a Fortune Global 500 financial services institution, is looking for a top-quality M&A bilingual (English & Spanish) attorney to join them and split their time between New York City AND Mexico City.

You must have 6-10 years of M&A experience, including as the lead associate at a top law firm.  You must also have strong oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, be business-savvy, a team player who can also work independently, and have the ability to provide innovative solutions to problems.

Additional helpful experience: complex commercial contracts; fund governance; equity investments; refinancings. A US JD or LLM and a US State bar admission are required.
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BioPharma Compliance Audit Director-New York City

Our client is a publicly-listed, rapidly growing, global biopharmaceutical company headquartered in New York City.

They are looking to hire a Director, Compliance Auditing with 7+ years of Healthcare Compliance audit experience, ideally in a pharmaceutical company or accounting/consulting firm servicing the pharmaceutical industry.  Must also possess the qualifications listed below.

You will be responsible for conducting risk assessments, collecting and analyzing data from various sources (e.g., Concur, Data Warehouse, LMS, Tableau, Third Parties, Veeva, etc.), identifying and remedying process gaps, assisting the business with self-monitoring, conducting root cause analyses, and implementing strategies to address and mitigate risks.  You will conduct live monitoring and perform detailed transaction testing on company records and systems and commercial and non-commercial activities.  Also, auditing of third-party vendors, research and educational grant funding, and other promotional and non-promotional practices; and evaluating performance of internal controls and programs. Document monitoring and auditing results, recommend corrective action or enhanced risk mitigation.  Be able to present results to senior management.

Must be business savvy and able to provide informed and practical cost-benefit analysis when identifying risks.

Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctor or Master’s degree preferred.  Desired auditing or compliance professional certifications: Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), etc.
  • Subject matter expert on a broad range of compliance risk areas, such as PhRMA Code, Antikickback Statute, False Claims Act, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, transparency laws, EFPIA, UK Anti-Bribery Act and similar laws, regulations, and industry standards.

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Corporate Real Estate Counsel-New Jersey

Major worldwide real estate developer with offices in New Jersey is seeking a talented, self-motivated real estate finance attorney with approximately 5-10 years of experience to assist with significant national and international transactions including contract drafting and negotiation; real estate retail leasing a plus.

Position reports directly to the Chairman of the company and provides an excellent opportunity for growth and advancement within the organization.
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Law Firm Opportunities

-Dynamic growing boutique litigation firm with national presence and a successful 30 year history, seeks a well credentialed, large law firm trained associate with 2+ years of experience.  The litigation practice ranges from commercial b/k, investigations, securities, investigations, employment, products liability and mass torts.  The firm does not staff cases with layers of associates, so hands-on experience with depositions, drafting and court appearances will come much sooner.  The firm has a collegial environment.

-Antitrust Litigation Associate 2-3 years-NY
Stellar global antitrust practice seeks top-tier antitrust litigation associate for their NY office. Would also look at antitrust litigation associates with white collar experience.

-Antitrust Associate or Counsel-DC
Looking for an HSR expert with abundant experience. Global powerhouse antitrust practice seeks someone who wants to join one of the most robust antitrust merger practices in DC. Complex and exciting merger deals.

-Antitrust Partner- San Francisco
Prestigious boutique firm seeks a well-established yet entrepreneurial partner to join a growing office. Tons of opportunity to shape and develop a West-coast-based antitrust practice for a highly selective firm.

-Antitrust Associate-San Francisco
Highly-ranked boutique firm, new to the San Francisco market, seeks BigLaw associates that want to practice at the highest level in fast-paced and exciting firm that is an alternative to BigLaw.

-Tax Partner-Houston
Well-established global firm seeks transaction tax partner for their Houston practice. Collegial opportunity to network with their resident Houston tax litigation partner. Our client has a historical top-tier reputation in tax.

-Antitrust Cartel Partner-NY/DC/San Francisco
Global firm is interested in building up their criminal antitrust practice. Wonderful opportunity to build out a cartel practice with the support of a well-established antitrust practice.

-Antitrust Partners-DC/NY/San Francisco
We have several law firm clients interested in antitrust partner with litigation, merger and cartel experience. Amazing partner opportunity!

-International Arbitration Partner-NY/DC
Very prestigious law firm seeks to attract a partner or small group to help establish their US-resident practice. Their global reputation in international arbitration is among the best. This is an unusual opportunity. LatAm and/or energy experience a plus but will look at other base practices too.

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