Assistant General Counsel Resume Samples

It is the work of the Assistant General Counsel to make sure the company complies with relevant laws and regulations. The Assistant General Counsel Resume indicates the following duties and tasks – working closely with the business team and developing policies, practices and guidelines; providing assistance to the General Counsel office, representing client’s interests in transactions, mergers, contracts, and other business opportunities; providing legal advice on legal and regulatory issues and federal and state laws and regulations; managing dissemination within the company, supporting in legal initiatives and managing data security, privacy policies and economic sanctions.

Those seeking to work under this belt are expected to have a Law degree and possess a good working knowledge of state and federal regulations and also be capable of practicing law in the state they are employed. Candidates must have excellent verbal communication skills and have knowledge of international laws and practices.

Assistant General Counsel Resume example

Assistant General Counsel Resume

Objective : Articulate, persuasive, and versatile executive with a distinguished legal career showcased by eighteen years of experience in general counsel roles at a global manufacturer and a twelve year track record as a trial attorney in private practice. Accustomed to and effective at solely managing and balancing legal affairs with serving as a liaison to key management to address critical issues and provide recommendations to help the business thrive.

Skills : Civil Litigation, Administrative Law, Insurnace Law, Environmental Law.

Description :

    1. Implemented outside counsel guidelines and case budgets to control legal expenses.
    2. Tracked record of settlements and verdicts are within 95+% of established reserves.
    3. Coordinated defense of pending litigation with outside counsel.
    4. Negotiated favorable settlements in alternate dispute resolution settings.
    5. Managed litigation matters, including budgets, outside counsel and communication with staff, members and other stakeholders.
    6. Prepared, reviewed, and updated contracted, agreemented, etc.
    7. Provided legal review of regulatory comments, communications materials, and other association documents.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Juris Doctor


Sr. Assistant General Counsel Resume

Summary : High-level strategic thinker who serves as a business partner, contributor and motivator. Takes hands on approach. Thrives in a collaborative and well-directed environment.

Skills : Maryland Barred, Relativity, Westlaw Next, and Lexis Nexis.

Description :

    1. Served as legal expert on grants and contracts, legislative, international, environmental, research compliance, employment and labor, data policies and intellectual property rights matters.
    2. Defended Foundation in employment and environmental litigation in administrative and Federal courts.
    3. Delegate to international organizations, including the negotiator of Polar Code at IMO Committee meetings.
    4. Provided legal support for state and local government advocacy efforts.
    5. Provided legal support for corporate compliance issues, e.g., employment, tax, etc.
    6. Provided antitrust support for industry association committees.
    7. Prepared minutes for CLA Board of Director meetings.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Law


Jr. Assistant General Counsel Resume

Objective : Legal practice focused on environmental, health and safety law - regulatory compliance and litigation. Legal experience in corporate and private practice in front of local, state and federal administrative agencies, courts and hearing boards. Lead environmental, health and safety attorney that started at the ground floor of an energy company where I developed and implemented environmental programs and strategies, handled litigation and managed environmental risk as that company has now grown to be the largest midstream company.

Skills : Management Experience, Legal.

Description :

    1. Created and implemented the basic framework of environmental management systems and programs.
    2. Responsible for all the day-to-day regulatory compliance for all of Kinder Morgan's refined petroleum products, crude oil, liquids terminals and liquids pipeline companies and business units.
    3. Provided legal advice and guidance to operations, environmental, health and safety, products movement and remediation personnel on day-to day regulatory and business matter.
    4. Negotiated and mediated with agencies and private parties on issues where our operations have potentially impacted the public, including port authorities and airports in major
    5. Built effective teams that manage environmental risk and complete reasonable cleanup programs and avoid protracted litigation.
    6. Assisted General Counsel in supervision of department staff and assign tasks as needed and appropriate.
    7. Provided staff support for law committee meetings, including management of agendas, minutes and presentations.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Juris Doctor

Assistant General Counsel III Resume

Summary : Over 19 plus years' experience as a Managing Attorney, Bankruptcy Attorney, Assistant General Counsel and Deputy Public Defender working for private practice law firms, financial institutions and government agencies. Proven ability to manage complex legal department operations with a consistent track record of meeting or exceeding all defined caseload, revenue generation and client acquisition objectives.

Skills : Effective negotiator and communicator, both oral and written; Legal research on Westlaw and Lexis; Competent in using Powerpoint and Excel.

Description :

    1. Ensured that the strategies, operating plans, & actions utilized to achieve financial & business goals consistently met all legal & regulatory requirements, corporate policies/controls, and minimize exposure to unreasonable risks.
    2. Corporated Compliance: Drafted and implemented appropriate compliance policies and Code of Conduct.
    3. Applied and maintained federal and state licenses and registrations.
    4. Resolved corporate hotline issues.
    5. Conducted trade compliance by handling monitored/sanctioned country reviews and review of nuclear and defense exports Risk management/Commercial Insurance- Administered all commercial insurance coverage for the company, handled certificate of insurance requests and filed insurance claims.
    6. Successfully managed legal department that saw workload quadruple and resources cut in half.
    7. Led legal integration of five (5) newly acquired companies.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Doctor Of Jurisprudence

Assistant General Counsel II Resume

Summary : Corporate counsel with more than ten years of experience in devising and implementing practical solutions to complex problems. Effective communicator and polished presenter with excellent writing skills. Ethical and extremely hard working. Highly experienced in contract drafting, commercial transactions, and regulatory compliance.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat.

Description :

    1. Provided tactical support and prepared presentations for executives as well as distribution and sales teams regarding anti-trust compliance and MAP Policy.
    2. Contracted Management: Drafted all commercial agreements including service, consulting, NDA, manufacturing, distribution, endorsement, sponsorship, vendor, manufacturing, supply, image releases, representative, licensing, trademark, sales, and real estate and equipment leases.
    3. Re-negotiated agreements with vendors (including Rite Aid, GNC, Vitamin Shoppe, AAFES, and Walgreens) saving the company $250K annually.
    4. Maximized company profitability by assessing rebates and return allowances policies.
    5. Responsible for managing the acquisition of BSN for $144M and all due diligence.
    6. Decreased outside counsel billable hours by 60% by bringing corporate maintenance, financial reporting, trademark, and human resources matters in-house.
    7. Filed trademark applications.
    8. Spearheaded the M&A for the BSN acquisition by Glanbia.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Juris Doctor

Assistant General Counsel I Resume

Summary : A highly motivated and skilled lawyer with extensive experience effectively managing all facets of complex litigation in numerous areas of the law, as well as significant experience in high-level commercial transactions. Leverages outstanding interpersonal skills to build and maintain business relationships with outside counsel and internal operational clients.

Skills : Contract Negotiation, Contract Management, Contract Drafting.

Description :

    1. Managed and monitored all aspects of pending and threatened litigation nationally, across all operations of the Company, including trucking/transportation, product liability, food contamination, breach of contract, tort/personal injury and premises liability.
    2. Retained and directed outside counsel in the defense and investigation of claims/litigation and closely coordinate with counsel to establish and effectively execute resolution/defense strategy.
    3. Extensived knowledge and experience in assessing risk, insurance programs, safety and risk management involved in protecting a large, corporate enterprise and ensuring compliance within its vital business functions.
    4. Frequently advised and counseled various segments of the Company in performing risk analyses of integral business functions, identifying exposures and establishing best business practices.
    5. Attended and participated in mediations and settlement conferences.
    6. Participated in the preparation of witnesses for key depositions in significant matters.
    7. Oversaw staff training on compliance matters.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Juris Doctor

Associate/Assistant General Counsel Resume

Objective : Regulatory and compliance counsel with nearly twenty years of governmental and in-house experience seeking an in-house counsel or law firm position with tactical and strategic potential.

Skills : Contract Negotiation and Management, Microsoft Office, Quickbooks.

Description :

  • Assisted General Counsel in supervision of department staff and assign tasks as needed and appropriate.
  • Able to read, understand and interpret complex statutory, regulatory and other legal documents.
  • Able to write committee minutes, issue papers, legal opinions, regulatory comments, corporate resolutions, and correspondence.
  • Provided sound strategic and tactical advice and counsel in an expedited, responsive manner.
  • Lead and supported investigations and helping improve Jabil’s global investigation processes.
  • Developed, updated, advised on policies and processes in close collaboration with the legal functions and business community.
  • Responsible for work in locations within and outside.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Juris Doctor In Law

Assistant General Counsel/Corporate Resume

Summary : Collaborating with key internal clients to help identify and drive process improvements, develop templates and self-service systems and tools, and risk mitigation strategies and practices.

Skills : Microsoft, Relativity, Concordance.

Description :

    1. Managed all legal and compliance functions supporting growing technology company.
    2. Successfully prepared the company for an initial public offering, raising $64 million.
    3. Worked with executives to plan the initial organization meeting with bankers.
    4. Drafted and filed the S-1, including amendments, related filings and responses to SEC comment letters.
    5. Collected and prepared responses to diligence from underwriters' counsel.
    6. Managed internal and external shareholder and market communications during quiet period.
    7. Drafted and reviewed required SEC filings, including 8K, 10Q, 10K and Proxy Statement.
    8. Improved compliance by drafting and implementing an internal contract management system, intellectual property policies and procedures, and information risk management policies.
    9. Provided legal support for organizational training in regulatory, domestic and international human resources procedures and controls.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS

Assistant General Counsel/Commercial Resume

Summary : Senior Counsel with extensive domestic and international experience in negotiating, analyzing, allocating and mitigating risk for design, construction and EPC Power contracts and resolving the claims and disputes that emanate from them. An attorney known for creativity and problem solving that works collaboratively with staff and management and understands the business world.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Italian/Spanish.

Description :

    1. Assisted with acquisitions of competitors to expand market share and volume, including obtaining financing, negotiating assigned vendor contracts, valuing acquired stores, and post-closing adjustments.
    2. Managed two junior attorneys primarily responsible for managing leasing, franchising, and development.
    3. Drafted and negotiated more than 120 single and multiple parcel commercial real property purchase and sale contracts, and leases, as well as all related easement agreements, declarations of restrictive covenants, deeds, guarantees, subordinations, estoppels, and assignments and assumption agreements.
    4. Hired, supervised and assisted outside counsel litigating real estate and leasing matters.
    5. Interacted daily with operations managers, accounting managers, payroll, developers, and franchisors to resolve disputes, obtain economic incentives, correct financial records, and manage development.
    6. Performed all aspects of acquiring commercial building permits for undeveloped properties for new buildings as well as developed properties for remodels and conversions, including hiring and managing surveyors, engineers, and architects, and working with cities and counties to obtain necessary approvals.
    7. Completed all aspects of an average of 65 commercial leases and real estate transactions per year, from the initial letter of intent to closing, including obtaining and reviewing due diligence items, including surveys, environmental reports, and appraisals, drafting title objection letters, and curing title defects.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
JD In Law

Assistant General Counsel Resume

Objective : Attorney who loves to research and learn about the law. Excellent legal writing skills. Experienced in Family Law, Contracts and Government Contracting. Experienced in Proposals for Federal Procurements, detail oriented, can work diligently and balance multiple priorities.

Skills : Incredible Memory and Retention of Statutes, Rules.

Description :

    1. Played key role in multibillion-dollar Travelers acquisition, with growth into major revenue-producing division.
    2. Analyzed, drafted, negotiated, and enforced loan, guarantee, sales and service, security, demand letter, LOI, non-compete, termination letter, indemnity, leasing, waiver & release, confidentiality, and non-disclosure agreements.
    3. Earned additional promotion to officer.
    4. Assisted General Counsel, and assumes primary role when directed, in representing AECC in contract, financing, and other complex business transactions with a business-informed, risk management approach.
    5. Provided legal, and other business and strategic, support to the Arkansas Rural Electric Self-Insurance Trust.
    6. Performed certain core legal functions for the non-utility statewide association, Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. (AECI), concerning business development, including bidding review and liability oversight and risk management.
    7. Maintained conversant understanding of laws, rules, regulations and related developments concerning AECC's and AECI’s core business functions, as well as those relevant to our Member-Owners, with particular emphasis on financing and transaction areas of study.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Juris Doctor