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HH Global is Hiring! Senior Counsel in Chicago, Illinois!

Responsibilities 

  • Help HH Global respond to RFPs by reviewing contractual documents and advising on legal and commercial risks;

  • Manage external counsel, as necessary;

  • Provide legal advice and counseling to Human Resources;

  • Manage external counsel’s handling of litigation;

  • Provide general guidance and training on legal issues affecting HH Global;

  • Ensure that HH Global is aware of relevant legislation affecting HH Global and help the business prepare for future changes;

  • Advise on other ad-hoc legal matters; and

  • Actively promote and protect HH Global’s commercial interests.

Qualifications

  • JD from accredited law school;

  • 5-10 years of legal experience; 

  • In-house counsel experience considered a strong plus;

  • Extensive experience negotiating and drafting complex commercial contracts;

  • Knowledge of the marketing execution and print management industry a plus; and

  • Experience working across many states and with a diverse group of internal customers.

Tribune Publishing is Hiring! General Counsel & Corporate Secretary in Chicago, Illinois

Responsibilities

  • Ensures that all legal matters are properly handled by the legal department and by outside law firms in the most fiscally responsible manner

  • Protects the organization’s interests in the areas of contracts, licensing, property, copyright, SEC filings and compliance, litigation, and in setting legal policies

  • Represents management and the Board of Directors on all legal matters, serve as Board Secretary

  • Participates with the CEO and executive team in developing the organization’s strategies and plans

  • Creates long-term strategies and operating objectives for the legal functions

  • Projects and analyzes the likely outcomes of executive organizational decisions, including the long-term impact on business strategy and shareholder value

  • Ensures alignment of the legal functions with the vision of the CEO

  • Negotiates complex legal and related issues that affect the entire organization

  • Manages ongoing litigation matters

  • Keeps abreast of legislative and administrative regulatory developments for federal, state, and local consideration

  • Trains, coaches, and mentors people.  Ensures subordinates support related initiatives for their employees in accordance with company employee management policies

  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned

  • Thoughtful management of the legal department finances

Qualifications 

  • Juris Doctor degree (required) and admittance to Illinois state bar

  • 10+ years of experience as a Corporate Attorney, previous General Counsel experience preferred

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Strong communication skills

  • Experience with SEC requirements and with state and federal securities laws that govern publicly traded securities

  • Experience with labor law, union negotiations, and or interactions with the NLRB

  • Ability to negotiate complex agreements independently and/or collaboratively

  • Solution-oriented approach, sound judgment, outstanding interpersonal and analytical skills, exceptional written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to calmly manage multiple priorities and projects in a fast-paced and constantly evolving business environment

 

Interested applicants may submit their interest to jdeyoung@tribpub.com.

Facebook is Hiring! Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, Global Litigation in Menlo Park, California

Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic counseling and advice to the General Counsel and other executives of the company as a key member of the Legal leadership team.

  • Drive strategy and execution on litigation matters in the United States and around the world, including identifying and mitigating emerging litigation threats to Facebook’s mission.

  • Develop and manage a large team of experienced litigators and litigation support personnel, maintaining best practices in litigation management and professional development.

  • Work cross-functionally with Facebook executive leadership and teams to ensure compliance with litigation-related obligations, and provide timely and effective guidance on avoiding litigation risks through proactive counseling and “lessons learned” from litigated matters.

  • Oversee outside counsel partnerships, including selecting, budgeting, managing and evaluating counsel.

  • Advocate for ethics and integrity across Facebook’s litigation matters.

  • Accurately forecast anticipated litigation costs, timely raising any trends or matters expected to adversely impact budget.

  • Represent Facebook in industry and professional organizations and in litigation-related legislative and regulatory lobbying activities as appropriate.

  • Provide thought leadership on the delivery of legal services and Facebook’s strategic priorities.

Qualifications 

  • J.D. (or foreign equivalent) with membership in at least one U.S. state bar.

  • 15+ years of relevant legal experience, including extensive litigation management and first chair experience.

  • Proven track record of providing thoughtful, outside-the-box legal and strategic guidance to an executive team, both in regard to specific litigation and “big picture” results.

  • Experience with substantive litigation including privacy, antitrust/competition, securities, intellectual property, electronic discovery, and class action experience.

  • Inspiring people manager with a proven record of mentoring and leading a diverse team globally.

Abbvie is Hiring! Counsel, IP Prosecution & Strategy in Irvine, California.

Responsibilities

 

  •  Manage and prosecute docket of multiple patent portfolios.

  • Communicate with research and development teams regarding the identification and development of IP supporting new products.

  • Advise commercial teams on all aspects of pharmaceutical, regulatory, and patent law, including exclusivity periods, potential launch dates, etc.

  • Support M&A teams regarding IP due diligence and IP-related transaction support.

  • Manage external counsel, including work product, budgets, and invoices.

  • Communicate key matters and issues to VP, Intellectual Property.

  • Have the ability to travel up to 15%

Qualifications

  • BS degree in Molecular Biology or Biochemistry. Advanced degree strongly preferred.

  • Possession of a Juris Doctorate from a major accredited Law School, a member of at least one state bar, and registered to practice before the USPTO.

  • Minimum of four (4) years of experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications and IP counseling with a law firm or in-house within a pharmaceutical company. 

  • Experience with IP development of small molecule, polymer, and biological products in ophthalmology and/or CNS fields preferred.

  • Strong knowledge of US and foreign patent office procedures and practice.

  • Familiarity with Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act and related regulations.

  • Substantial experience in domestic and foreign patent prosecution, as well as European opposition practice.

  • Experience in IP due diligence and IP related transactions.

  • Experience in a wide range of IP matters in areas including patent origination and drafting, freedom to operate patentability, non-infringement and invalidity opinions, licensing, and internal processes around IP development.

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Expert-level research skills

  • The ability to work independently.

Abbvie is Hiring! Counsel, IP Prosecution & Strategy in Lake County, Illinois.

AbbVie is searching for an In House Counsel – IP Prosecution & Strategy in our Intellectual Property & Strategy group. This position can be based at an AbbVie research facility in Lake County, Illinois (preferred), Worcester, Massachusetts, or S. San Francisco, California.

Responsibilities: 

  • Maximizing AbbVie’s competitive position through creation of intellectual property strategies

  • Working with teams across the organization to drive strategies

  • Prosecuting strategically useful patent applications globally

  • Providing legal advice and counsel to cross-functional R&D and business teams on a variety of IP related matters; and challenging/defending patents in IPR, opposition, interference and other proceedings.

  • Analyzing third-party patent positions and conducting due diligence in support of business development activities

Qualifications: 

  • JD degree from an accredited law school, state bar admission and registration to practice before the USPTO

  • Three or more years of experience practicing patent law at a law firm and/or biopharmaceutical company, including substantial U.S. and foreign patent prosecution. Depending on the successful candidate’s experience, this position will be hired at a Counsel or Sr. Counsel level.

  • Technical background should include experience and/or advanced degree in relevant field, such as chemistry, molecular biology, biochemistry or pharmacology;

  • In-house pharmaceutical development experience preferred

  • Strong legal, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex projects to meet deadlines

American Bar Association is Hiring! Senior Associate Executive Director and General Counsel in Chicago, IL.

Responsibilities: 

  1. As General Counsel of the organization of America’s lawyers, responsibility for legal guidance and counsel to ABA senior staff and volunteer leadership

    • Key Responsibilities Include:

      • Oversight and responsibility for the operation of the Association’s Office of General Counsel and its attorney and paraprofessional staff

      • Providing legal guidance and counsel on business transactions and initiatives and ensuring that Association communications, contracts, documents, filings, and press releases undergo legal review

      • Overseeing the provision of legal expertise, critical legal analysis, and policy guidance to local, state, federal, and international government agencies and organizations regarding the interpretation and implementation of the Association’s legal policies and initiatives
         

  2. As Senior Associate Executive Director, participating as a senior leader within the Association, acting in partnership with senior management and officers to develop strategic plans, policies, and programs of the Association.

    • Key Responsibilities Include:

      • Oversight of the Legal Education Department which is responsible for the ABA’s law school accreditation process, including standards-setting and review, law school accreditation and reaccreditation, and data collections and publication.

      • Providing primary staff support for assigned ABA entities

      • Additional duties as assigned by the Executive Director

Qualifications: 

  • A JD from an ABA-accredited law school and an active license in at least one state; a minimum of 10 years legal experience

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as an organizational manager; including leadership in establishing policies and developing strategies that have broad-based organization impact

  • Experience and skill with public speaking including presentations to governing bodies; evidence of strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Membership in the American Bar Association

  • Location in or relocation to the Chicago area

Brightcove is Hiring! Commercial Counsel in Boston, MA.

Responsibilities:

  • Structure, draft, review, negotiate and close a broad range of contracts, covering the full spectrum of what we buy and sell (and everything in between!)

  • Work closely with Brightcovers in other departments as a trusted business partner to achieve business outcomes without taking on unreasonable risk

  • Support the sales organization to negotiate customer contracts, understanding Brightcove customers’ positions, and concerns and collaboratively getting deals done

  • Problem-solve across legal disciplines and functional areas, including product-related matters, data privacy and security, IP, HR, finance, M&A, internationalization efforts, and public company reporting

Qualifications: 

Must-haves:

  • Up to 5 years of relevant experience, including meaningful experience with commercial contracts, working either in-house or at a law firm (or both!)

  • Ability to structure, negotiate, and close a broad range of contracts, including at least some of the following: SaaS, PaaS, professional services, licenses, etc.

  • JD (or equivalent) and member of the MA Bar (or other state bar) in good standing

Northwestern Mutual is Hiring! Assistant General Counsel in Milwaukee, WI

JR-15687

Responsibilities:

  • Be a trusted advisor helping business professionals, ranging from engineers to executive officers, reach important decisions that mitigate legal and regulatory risks in a rapidly changing environment;

  • Serve as a point of contact on legal, regulatory, and other risk issues in connection with vendor sourcing and management for software, cloud services, and other technologies, digital product development, process improvement, and other operations of the enterprise; and

  • Provide businesses with timely and high quality advice on changes in law, regulation, and industry standards and best practices relating to privacy, security, intellectual property, consumer protection, and other legal and regulatory concerns.

Qualifications:

  • Six or more years of experience as an attorney practicing in-house, at a law firm, and/or in the governmental or NGO space with experience in commercial transactions, digital commerce and supporting technologies, financial services, litigation, and/or regulatory enforcement;

  • Demonstrated ability to provide solution-oriented legal advice to business professionals throughout an enterprise;

  • Intuitive sense of data privacy and security issues and strong experience advising on overlapping state and federal laws and regulations concerning these issues;

  • Proven understanding of regulatory priorities and approaches for addressing largely unregulated technologies and processes such as big data, analytic (predictive and prescriptive) models and algorithms, machine learning, and AI;

  • Demonstrated ability to proactively monitor and provide effective guidance on the development, evolution, and enforcement of laws and regulations in a rapidly changing commercial and regulatory environment;

  • Recognition for building, maintaining, and managing strong and positive relationships with clients and colleagues;

  • Outstanding analytical ability and drafting and negotiation skills regarding a broad variety of agreements, particularly those relating to software licensing, systems integration, cloud computing, or other complex services engagements; A writing sample may be requested.

  • Exemplary academic record and a Juris Doctorate degree; note that a license to practice law in the State of Wisconsin or a commitment to become licensed within the first year of employment is required.

Abbvie is Hiring! Counsel - Patent Litigation in Lake County, Illinois

Req. Id: 2006116

Responsibilities:

  • Managing AbbVie’s U.S. and international patent litigation matters, driving strategy with outside counsel and partnering with key internal clients;  

  • Participating in key litigation proceedings, including depositions, hearings, mediations, arbitrations, settlement conferences, and trials. 

  • Providing expert counsel on all patent litigation and related issues; 

  • Advising senior management on a broad range of key global patent litigation issues; 

  • Negotiating and drafting settlement agreements.

Depending on the successful candidate’s experience, this position will be hired at a Sr. Counsel or Counsel level

Qualifications:

  • A Juris Doctorate and admission to practice in at least one state required  

  • 4+ years of major law firm and/or in-house patent litigation experience 

  • Excellent communication, analytical, organization, and negotiation skills, including the ability to convey and discuss intellectual property issues in understandable terms. 

  • Creative thinking and problem-solving skills. 

  • Strong interest and aptitude in science. 

  • Preference will be given to candidates who have significant Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering experience

Abbvie is Hiring! Senior Counsel - Employment Law in Lake County, Illinois

Required Id: 2005727

Responsibilities:

  • Represent AbbVie in response to threatened claims, and before government agencies in employment discrimination and wage claims.

  • Provide legal counsel to clients regarding all employment and labor law issues, including non-competes and trade secrets.   

  • Provide employment and labor law support on corporate transactions, restructures, policies, and other employee-related agreements.   

  • Support corporate compliance initiatives and HR projects.   

  • Provide project direction and supervision of outside counsel on domestic and international matters. 

  • Support HR in the development of affirmative action plans and goals, and compliance audits.

  • Develop and conduct employment-related training.

Qualifications:

  • JD degree and appropriate licensure to practice law in Illinois. 

  • Strong understanding of federal, state, and local employment and labor laws.

  • Experience representing clients in government agencies, drafting and negotiating agreements, drafting policies, and employment litigation.  

  • Minimum of 7+ years of practice.  In-house experience strongly preferred.  Knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry and employment/labor law required.

WAYMO is Hiring! Managing Counsel, Corporate and Corporate Development

Responsibilities:

    • Assist with financings, acquisitions, investments and other corporate development transactions in all stages, including managing due diligence, drafting and negotiating term sheets and definitive transaction documentation, and supporting closing transactions and post-closing integration

    • Counsel on securities law compliance in the United States and all other applicable jurisdictions

    • Counsel on Board of Directors and other corporate governance matters for Waymo and its subsidiaries in the United States and all other applicable jurisdictions

    • Partner with Waymo’s Finance Team to support Waymo’s employee equity plans

    • Support Waymo’s Investor Relations Team in communicating with investors and fulfilling Waymo’s legal and contractual commitments to our investors

    • Serve as our Legal Team lead for foreign investment, including counseling on laws and regulations related to foreign investments, cross-border transactions, and trade restrictions

    • Work closely with Waymo’s executive team and senior leadership in supporting corporate transactions, securities law compliance, corporate governance, and investor relations

Qualifications: 

    • JD degree and State Bar admission in good standing (any U.S. jurisdiction)

    • 12+ years of  corporate law experience, with both in-house and top-tier law firm experience

    • Capability to be lead attorney on mergers and acquisitions and other strategic transactions, supporting all phases of deals

    • Direct knowledge and experience advising clients from fast-paced technology start-up companies on corporate fundraising, corporate development transactions, and corp governance

    • Ability to operate independently and work collaboratively and cross functionally with various teams across the organization

    • High level of professional integrity and ethics

PREFERENCES:

    • Excellent analytical, communication and organizational skills, and demonstrated ability to manage several simultaneous projects under deadline pressure. Ability and interest in developing expertise in new, complex subject areas

    • Excellent management skills and business judgment with a capacity to make decisions and give reasoned, competent advice that demonstrates an understanding of overall business objectives and potential risks

    • Trade compliance experience

    • Experience in the autonomous vehicle industry

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is Hiring! Labor Counsel

Responsibilities:

Will provide legal advice to internal clients, including senior management, on all labor-related matters. Such labor-related matters will include:

  • Provide legal counsel and support in connection with labor issues and disputes that may arise in connection with the union for the Federal Reserve Law Enforcement Unit, the Federal Reserve Police of NY NJ PBA Local 385 (“the PBA”);

  • Negotiating and drafting collective bargaining agreements in connection with the PBA;

  • Advising the Bank on how to develop and institute processes and procedures to comply with collective bargaining agreements; and

  • Advising the Bank on issues related to compliance with federal and state labor laws

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Juris doctor from an accredited law school; admission to the New York State bar. If not currently admitted, required to become admitted within one year of hire;

  • 10+ years of prior labor law counseling and/or employment law experience;

  • Knowledge and understanding of federal labor laws such as the National Labor Relations Act, Davis Bacon Act, and Service Contract Act;

  • Excellent written and organizational skills, with an ability to handle, prioritize, and follow through on multiple, time sensitive projects simultaneously;

  • Familiarity and experience advising clients regarding employment law matters related to Title VII, FMLA, ADA, ADEA and FLSA preferred.

BENEFITS: 

  • Fully paid Pension plan and 401k with Generous Match

  • Comprehensive Insurance Plans (Medical, Dental and Vision including Flexible Spending Accounts and HSA)

  • Subsidized Public Transportation Program

  • Tuition Assistance Program

  • Onsite Fitness & Wellness Center

  • Flexible Work Arrangements (a part-time arrangement is possible for this position)

JP Morgan Chase & Co. is Hiring! VP, Assistan General Counsel - Intellectual Property in Columbus, OH

Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities for this role will include, but not be limited to the following:  supporting the firm, including driving intellectual property strategy, patent preparation and prosecution, patent litigation, trademark preparation and prosecution, trademark enforcement, brand protection, performing research on various intellectual property-related issues, and creating and maintaining policies and procedures. 

 

Key Requirements

Candidates must have the following qualifications to be considered: Juris Doctor degree with at least 10 years of post-JD relevant experience in a law firm or corporate law department with an emphasis on handling global intellectual property issues.  Attorney candidates must be in compliance with all relevant licensing requirements including the requirements of the jurisdiction where the role will be located prior to commencement of employment.

VP, Assistant General Counsel - Securities Services, Corporate and Investment Bank Legal VP, Assistant General Counsel - Securities Services, Corporate and Investment Bank LegalAdd Job to My Job Selections Chicago, IL, United States

The Legal Department of JPMorgan Chase & Co provides legal services and advice to the Firm globally. Legal is responsible for, among other things:

  • managing actual and potential litigation and enforcement matters, including internal reviews and investigations related to such matters

  • advising on products and services, including contract negotiation and documentation

  • advising on offering and marketing documents and new business initiatives

  • managing dispute resolution

  • interpreting existing laws, rules and regulations, and advising on changes thereto

  • advising on advocacy in connection with contemplated and proposed laws, rules and regulations, and

  • providing legal advice to the Board of Directors, the business and functions. Legal selects, engages and manages outside counsel for the Firm on all matters in which outside counsel is engaged.

AbbVie is Hiring! Executive Director, Senior Counsel in Irvine, CA

The Executive Director, Senior Counsel at  AbbVie– U.S. Commercial Legal is responsible for providing legal, regulatory and healthcare compliance counsel for our Botox Therapeutics and Eye Care Franchises.  This position will be the lead lawyer managing our Botox Therapeutics and Eye Care franchises providing substantive advice to cross-functional departments including Commercial, Medical Affairs, and Regulatory Affairs.  This position provides counsel concerning a broad range of legal, regulatory and compliance issues, including FDA regulations, False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Statute, OIG guidance, the PhRMA Code and competition law in connection with product labeling, promotional and non-promotional activities, marketing strategies, sales compensation, government reimbursement, and interactions with healthcare professionals.  The Senior Counsel will have responsibility for managing one attorney and will report to the Vice President, Global Commercial Legal and sit on his senior staff.

Abbvie is Hiring - Counsel - IP Prosecution in Worcester, MA

AbbVie is searching for an In House Counsel – IP Prosecution in our Intellectual Property group. This position will be based at the AbbVie Bioresearch Center (ABC), located in Worcester, Massachusetts. The ABC site employs nearly 1,000 people, hosts AbbVie’s Center of Excellence in Biologics as well as award-winning biologics manufacturing facilities, and focuses on the discovery and development of biologic and small molecule therapeutics for immunology, oncology and neurology indications.

AbbVie is Hiring! Senior Counsel - Patent Litigation in Lake County, IL

AbbVie is looking for an accomplished patent litigator with great judgment and communication skills and with a demonstrated ability to strategically manage an active docket of global patent litigation cases. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who can quickly learn AbbVie’s products and IP assets and get up and running with his or her own set of cases. Located at the company’s headquarters in North Chicago, IL, this attorney will report to the head of AbbVie’s IP Litigation Group. 

Senior Counsel, Enterprise Data and Digital Health - Lake County, IL

The Senior Counsel, Enterprise Data and Digital Health will advise and counsel clients across the company, such as BTS (IT), R&D, Commercial, HEOR, Medical, and others, on AbbVie’s digital health and data initiatives, including data risk mitigation. The role will provide cross-functional counsel on these issues, building enterprise protocols and guidelines. The role will also share responsibility with clients for driving strategic considerations on these initiatives. 

AbbVie is Hiring! Counsel - Commerical Brand in Lake County, IL or Madison, NJ

The Counsel position is responsible for handling a variety of healthcare-related legal, regulatory and compliance issues governing on-market and pipeline products with a primary focus on the anti-kickback statute, false claims act and advertising and promotional regulations. 

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