Corporate Attorney Resume Samples

A Corporate Attorney is a specialized law person who serves as an in-house counsel and deals with all types of complex legal matters and projects. The job description includes advising the company on legal rights and duties and ensuring the legality of commercial transactions undertaken by the company. A well-written Corporate Attorney Resume mentions the following core duties and tasks – creating an organized approach towards legal matters, guarding the organization against legal risks; assisting managers and guaranteeing compliance guidelines and controls; preparing and auditing legal reports and other supporting legal documentation; representing the company in legal proceedings, drafting all agreements and regulating the deals; advising corporate officers and employees on legal matters; providing confidentiality in all company-related issues; and negotiating deals.

Apart from proven work experience, the following skills are also needed – excellent negotiation and communication skills; strong attention to detail; excellent knowledge of all the corporate law governing the state including securities law, licensing law, and tax law; and outstanding drafting skills. A degree in Law or a relevant field from a reputed law school is a mandatory requirement to enter this occupation.

 

Corporate Attorney Resume example

Corporate Attorney Resume

Summary : For the past ten years, have been a corporate transactional attorney with a captive law firm, acting as their in-house counsel for a variety of transactions, including joint ventures, mergers, and acquisitions and negotiating and drafting complex commercial contracts.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Westlaw.

Description :

    1. Led the attorney handling all aspects of mergers and acquisitions, as well as joint ventures for large, middle-market, and smaller private companies and entrepreneurs.
    2. Negotiationed and drafted confidentiality agreements, letters of intent, purchase and sale agreements, and related transaction documents in a variety of industries including, alcohol beverage and medical device sales.
    3. Negotiated numerous commercial contracts for software subscription, license, maintenance, and professional services.
    4. Negotiated and prepared agreements for licensing confidentiality, and joint-development programs.
    5. Reviewed and directed work of outside law firms for world-wide intellectual property litigation.
    6. Provided legal analysis and transaction counsel for angel and venture finance, mergers & acquisitions.
    7. Provided internal and client-delivered research and writing on large company contract matters, including the applicability of UCC to the large computer chips.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Juris Doctor


Corporate Attorney Resume

Objective : Corporate Attorney with over 5 years' experience working in both the public and private sectors. Diplomatic, personable, and adept at managing sensitive situations. Highly organized, self-motivated, and proficient with computers.

Skills : Legal Research, Teaching, Languages, and Negotiations.

Description :

    1. Analyzed facts, extracted essential facts and data, and applied the Law to solve the problem beforehand.
    2. Conducted preliminary meetings with clients to resolve contract law issues as well as residential and commercial real estate issues.
    3. Researched rules governing cases and laws affecting specific issues for each case.
    4. Prepared and drafted memorandums and summary judgment motions for civil lawsuits.
    5. Organized and developed case presentation strategies.
    6. Negotiated contracts ranging from single property sales and acquisitions to leasing transactions.
    7. Presented all motions in court.
    8. Reviewed and prepared appraisals, inspections, leases, and purchase agreements.
    9. Researched and checked that there are no covenants, easements, liens, etc.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
LL.M. in International Legal Studies


Corporate Attorney Resume

Summary : An accomplished attorney with broad and progressive experience in the private, firm, and corporate legal environments. Superior research ability, solid case management, and proven analytical skills.

Skills : Relativity and Documatrix platform, MS Word.

Description :

    1. Supported the company that specializes in construction recruiting, staffing, and other labor-oriented services.
    2. Authored a revised Field Employee Policy Handbook.
    3. Devised a new corporate hiring procedure that significantly reduced corporate liability for on the job injuries and civil liability.
    4. Actively managed 50 outside attorneys in multiple states concerning issues of civil liability, employment law, corporate liability, business law, and workers' compensation.
    5. Managed the risk proactively and developed and implemented claim strategies resulting in significant savings.
    6. Reviewed and interpreted the laws of the various states in which the corporation conducted business to ensure compliance and determine organizational impact.
    7. Negotiated and drafted vendor agreements, purchase agreements, matters concerning The Uniformed Commercial Code, and other types of contracts that allowed the Corporation to expand into six (6) additional states.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Doctorate

Corporate Attorney Resume

Summary : Responsible for Preparing defense of workers' compensation claims for this self-insured employer of over 6,000 employees while effectively managing a docket of employment, regulatory, general liability, and corporate and compliance issues.

Skills : Financial Accounting, Governmental Accounting, Accounts.

Description :

    1. Negotiated, drafted, and reviewed commercial contracts and international offices and clients in close collaboration with internal business owners: Master Services Agreements, subcontracting agreements, and partnering, vendor/supplier, including managed hosting, mobile, search engine optimization, web analytics.
    2. Oversaw compliance with data security and privacy requirements and drafted corporate security incident response plan.
    3. Drafted intellectual property provisions, developed and revised agreement templates, and provided alternative language options to expedite contract negotiations while protecting company interests.
    4. Reviewed contracts and business practices for IP and Open Source compliance.
    5. Conducted an internal investigation and draft answers to employment discrimination claims.
    6. Managed outside counsel in responding to employee complaints.
    7. Established a corporate sexual harassment training compliance program and counsel managers and directors.
    8. Worked and assisted on immigration matters.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
JD

Corporate Attorney Resume

Summary : A pragmatic and driven attorney/executive with demonstrated expertise in labor/employment, commercial, and contract law. Established capabilities in start-ups, risk mitigation, compliance, conflict resolution, and negotiation. Proven aptitude in strategic planning, standardizing systems and workflows, and project management.

Skills : Creative and Non-Fiction Writing, Public Speaking, Acoustic Guitar.

Description :

    1. Drafted construction, purchasing, non-disclosure, and employee separation agreements and managing human resources compliance and claims.
    2. Counseled human resource managers regarding compliance with equal employment opportunity laws.
    3. Counseled management regarding the management of unfair labor practices.
    4. Managed employee discipline and grievances for a unionized workforce.
    5. Drafted employee separation agreements and releases, including non-competition and confidentiality provisions.
    6. Represented management in its collective bargaining negotiations with the Steelworkers Union.
    7. Managed claims related to commercial disputes, regulatory compliance, and labor, and employment litigation.
    8. Developed multi-million dollar construction contracts consistent with company commercial requirements and management approval and due diligence policies.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Juris Doctor

Corporate Attorney Resume

Objective : Seeks to find a challenging career in an esteemed organization so that one may grow professionally while earning a good reputation amongst peers. Looking for a position that will utilize skills and expertise while offering the chance for advancement.

Skills : Corporate Law, Sports Law, Branding, Intellectual Property, Legal Research.

Description :

    1. Reported directly to General Counsel, CFO, and President/Publisher of the multimedia corporation and publisher of over 40 newspapers, magazines, and websites.
    2. Drafted, reviewed, and negotiated contracts related to commercial transactions involving the business needs of all company departments.
    3. Contracts included advertising agreements, third-party vendor services, and licensing agreements related to the company's use of content protected by intellectual property rights.
    4. Conducted prepublication review and due diligence related to editorial and advertising content, including screening for potentially libelous content and copyright/trademark infringement.
    5. Reviewed materials related to contests and sweepstakes promotions, as well as drafting promotion rules.
    6. Handled various aspects of risk management, including advising corporate officers on insurance coverage issues for the company's operations and risk reduction for company-sponsored events.
    7. Oversaw outside counsel's management of litigation involving the company and assist counsel in the company's representation.
    8. Assisted in preparation and approval of filings with government entities, including subpoena responses and reporting related to the company's oversight of environmental conditions on company property.
    9. Performed due diligence in connection with the sale of a majority of the company's corporate assets.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Juris Doctor in Law

Corporate Attorney Resume

Headline : Experienced Attorney with a persistent and strong eye for detail. Reviewed and analyzed electronic discovery documents for responsiveness and privilege for more than 5 years using Relativity and Documatrix platforms. Drafted Court Reports and conducted legal researches for the Justice of the Court of Appeals.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Attorney, Management Skills.

Description :

    1. Managed all legal matters, including those regarding corporate governance, contracts, licensing, intellectual property, suppliers, and customers.
    2. Counseled executive staff and negotiated terms regarding the sale of intellectual property to Google and Samsung.
    3. Demonstrated the value of deCarta's intellectual property and the strength of its customer contracts during acquisition discussions.
    4. Represented company interests in dealings and negotiations with Fortune 500 companies.
    5. Supported international operations, establishing supplier, and services contracts.
    6. Established and maintained relationships with third-party content and software suppliers, serving as a main point of contact and periodically negotiating more favorable terms.
    7. Resolved conflicts with third-parties, mediating mutually agreeable settlements.
    8. Streamlined the contract review and signature process by drafting more widely applicable standard terms and conditions, and adopting electronic document signing.
    9. Drafted, negotiated, and/or reviewed all contract terms entered into by deCarta, from the terms of corporate acquisition to those of bottled water delivery service.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Juris Doctor in Intellectual Property

Corporate Attorney Resume

Objective : Integrity-driven, reliable accounting professional with 9+ years of increasingly responsible experience providing accounting and financial services in the public accounting, corporate finance, and governmental sectors. Demonstrated aptitude for managing financial, treasury, and accounting operations, as well as providing core business functions.

Skills : Paralegal, Grant Management, Budget Analysis.

Description :

    1. Optimized asset protection and liability risk management by selecting and leading a legal team to reorganize several related companies, including ongoing governance and operation of the reorganized structure.
    2. Managed broad risk management matters including the establishment of master contracts for use with foreign suppliers, domestic trucking contractors, domestic vendors to secure proper insurance and terms for favorably resolving disputes; management of customer master service agreements and internal insurance program; represent companies in OSHA and other governmental agency proceedings.
    3. Developed employment contracts, confidentiality/non-disclosure agreements, policies, and procedures to protect trade secrets in conjunction with intellectual property development efforts.
    4. Managed litigation and pre-litigation matters involving oil well disruption or loss, deficient product deliveries, vendor/contractor disputes, real estate, product defects involving foreign suppliers, negotiation and prosecution of a warehouseman, and other liens.
    5. Negotiated and drafted diverse contracts for software licensing.
    6. Manufactured equipment design, and services, commercial real estate acquisitions, independent sales arrangements, joint venture transactions with foreign and domestic oilfield equipment companies.
    7. Co-counseled with corporate attorneys.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
J.D.

Corporate Attorney Resume

Objective : Retired corporate attorney and pastor seeking an opportunity to return to the workforce and provide a variety of services to a dynamic organization.

Skills : Legal, Including Contract Drafting, Negotiating, Claims Review, Litigation Management, Legal Research, And Regulatory Compliance Services.

Description :

    1. Provided a broad range of legal services for a group of health insurance companies operating on a national basis.
    2. Legal supported and analysis, regarding laws and regulations affecting business practices of the organization.
    3. Guided efforts to achieve and maintain compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
    4. Reviewed, drafted, and negotiated contracts and agreements with company vendors, agents, and various other parties.
    5. Performed legal review of insurance product forms, before submission to state insurance departments for review and approval.
    6. Analyzed and provided legal advice with respect to complex claim situations, thus avoiding unnecessary litigation.
    7. Managed litigation to which the company was a party.
    8. Handled legal issues related to the organization's agents and agency relationships.
    9. Oversaw work of outside legal counsel.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Juris Doctor

Corporate Attorney Resume

Summary : A passionate, proficient, and organized attorney with an exceptional work ethic. Having a variety of experience performing transactional work, litigating, negotiating, and mediating various issues, including those related to corporate compliance, entertainment matters, contracts, and employment law.

Skills : Contract Negotiations, Transactions, Litigation, Negotiations, Mediation.

Description :

    1. Skilled in corporate practices, business planning, and contract law, with the ability to draft, analyze, enforce, and negotiate corporate compliance and transactional agreements.
    2. Maintained status reports of outstanding agreements, monitor contracts for future obligations, expiration dates, and other contractual deadlines, and ensure timely and consistent follow through on all contract deal points.
    3. Experienced in transactions, litigation, and alternative dispute resolution regarding various legal issues, including business affairs, entertainment law, contracts, corporate regulations, and employment and labor law.
    4. Responded to administrative charges and attend hearings relating to financial and corporate matters.
    5. Updated service agreements and other documentation involving customers; thus, reducing future claims, increasing customer's positive experience with the company, and, as a result, substantially cutting related expenses.
    6. Mediated employee disputes, conduct investigations and issue determinations; create employment agreements and company handbooks, preventing future disputes, maximizing executive time, and reducing litigation costs.
    7. Provided general corporate counseling to business operations and on licensing and distribution content; intellectual property issues; employment matters; expenditure of fees; and other strategic legal and business planning matters, Negotiate and mediate settlements relating to the breach of contract, including those relating to the Talent Agency Act.
    8. Drafted and enforced licensing agreements between independent filmmakers and Grammy winner music producers.
    9. Drafted and negotiated a variety of documents, including corporate governance documents, licensing and distribution agreements, non-disclosure agreements, deal-memos, as well as other business & legal affairs documents.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Juris Doctor in Business