Corporate Counsel Resume Samples

Corporate counsels are lawyers who are hired solely to work for one particular organization. The corporate counsels provide legal advice to the employer and also assist the firm by executing the following roles and responsibilities- offering legal advice, performing legal research, offering advice on issues such as property interests, contracts, government regulations, patents and collective bargaining agreements; representing the employer in court for legal proceedings, settling disputes and deposing witnesses and settling negotiations.

A well-drafted Corporate Counsel Resume lists such skills as – excellent understanding of corporate laws and procedures, ability to create proactive strategies and legal defensive techniques, a thorough understanding of the firm’s external environment and sound judgmental abilities. Aspiring counsels should earn a degree before applying to the law school. After passing the law test, these students must get a license and practice law.

 

Corporate Counsel Resume example

Corporate Counsel Resume

Objective : Extensive and diverse professional experience including in-house positions, firms and corporate of legal and business education including LLM, JD and an MBA Managed and worked on several hundred MBS and NIMS transactions.

Skills : Certified Mediator, Hard Working.

Description :

    1. Assisted the Tax and Legal Department with the preparation, determination of QDRO's, and drafted of SPD's.
    2. Maintained corporate filings state registrations and state withdrawals.
    3. Drafted various legal documents i.e., letters of intent, corporate minutes, board resolutions.
    4. Researched and advised consultants on various legal issues including those related to employment law, ERISA, Securities.
    5. Implemented major corporate restructuring of international branches and subsidiaries through joint ventures, including due diligence and tax considerations.
    6. Assisted in the registration of the company as an investment advisor.
    7. Developed an investment advisor compliance manual. Handle Dept of Labor and State-Specific Wage and hour complaints.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Laws


Corporate Counsel III Resume

Summary : A business-oriented, proactive and problem solving corporate counsel with in-house experience in support of strategic business and sourcing/procurement operations in financial services.

Skills : Legal Research, Legal Analysis, Negotiation.

Description :

    1. Responsible for all legal aspects of administering civil engineering, land surveying, and real estate development projects.
    2. Managed Attorney responsible for all land development activities, including but not limited to RFPs, RFQs, due diligence, public bidding procedures.
    3. Facilitated and managed the interface with clients, consultants, and approval agencies.
    4. Drafted infrastructure proposals and contracts, bid documents, change order negotiation, and bond enforcement.
    5. Extensive experience with EJCDC Agreements. Assisted in investment advisor staff training.
    6. Land surveyed firm including risk management and collections.
    7. Negotiated all disputes without litigation; no adverse or workmen's compensation claims.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Certificate In Business


Corporate Counsel II Resume

Headline : Accomplished legal professional with experience in both a law firm and corporate setting. Exceptionally strong background in regulatory affairs and healthcare litigation.

Skills : Public relations, Regulatory affairs, Quality assurance.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the management of the pharmaceutical product liability cases, and medicare.
    2. Handled worker's compensation and unemployment compensation claims and cases.
    3. Managed outside counsel nationally to represent and defend in all product liability, AWP Pricing, and business litigation.
    4. Communicated and interacted with senior management and scientists concerning strategies for legal defense.
    5. Managed internal complex document production processes.
    6. Reviewed all outside counsel budgets and legal invoices. 
    7. Prepared and reviewed insurance policies and contracts.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MBA

Sr. Corporate Counsel Resume

Summary : Seasoned attorney with extensive technology transactional/licensing experience in life sciences and the biotech industry. Expertise covers all transactional aspects spanning various stages of focus.

Skills : Contract Negotiation, Legal, Legal Research.

Description :

    1. Actively represented a legal support services company in labor and employment litigation matters.
    2. Defended a variety of different wage and labor disputes for a variety of different clients.
    3. Disseminated all relevant information to the Union bargaining team for CBA purposes.
    4. Reduced the amount of administrative processing time. Created a Human Resource best practice guide for wage and hour laws.
    5. Clearly outlined areas of concern and assisted companies in achieving compliance.
    6. Mitigated risk and reduced the company's liability by potential judgments.
    7. Litigated civil matters, filed dispositive motions, and negotiated settlement agreements.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Affiliation

Corporate Counsel/Executive Resume

Headline : Skilled legal and compliance professional in the securities industry. Key member of high-performing management teams, responsible for legal affairs and interactions with government regulatory agencies.

Skills : Legal Research, Regulatory Compliance, Analytics.

Description :

    1. Provided representation for the Firm, its Advisory, and two affiliated broker-dealers.
    2. Advised management of risks and liabilities associated with pending legal and regulatory matters.
    3. Litigated claims before FINRA arbitration panels and multi-party collateralized settlement agreements.
    4. Implemented policies and procedures to ensure compliance with SEC and FINRA rules and regulations.
    5. Collaborated with compliance officers and management on potential mergers, acquisitions, and sales.
    6. Engaged in settlement negotiations with State and Federal regulators.
    7. Drafted legal correspondence, including answers, motions to dismiss, motions for sanctions, SEC audit responses, FINRA 8210 responses.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Juris Doctor

Corporate Counsel/Representative Resume

Summary : Attorney with extensive experience providing legal support for sales and procurement organizations on complex enterprise IT transactions, such as Cloud Services, and SaaS licensing.

Skills : Healthcare, Antitrust, Association/Nonprofit.

Description :

    1. Participated in business and technical teams according to client needs.
    2. Provided joint development and patent licensing agreements and related counseling for emerging business areas.
    3. Provided counsel on intellectual property-related issues in agreements such as joint development agreements and toll manufacturing agreements.
    4. Developed and manage intellectual property strategies for emerging business units.
    5. Filed and prosecuted domestic and foreign patents in polymer and organic chemical arts.
    6. Provided patentability assessments and freedom-to-operate and validity opinions.
    7. Mentored and supervised patent prosecution and drafting by patent agents in the research division.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
J.D. In Law

Corporate Counsel/Co-ordinator Resume

Summary : Work as Corporate Counsel for large non-depository financial institution. Advise business management on regulatory compliance concerns involving state and federal requirements.

Skills : Corporate Governance, Risk Management, Regulatory Compliance.

Description :

    1. Collaborated with outside counsel at Perkins Coie, LLP to manage the company's series seed round.
    2. Prepared the company's capitalization table requiring complex calculations.
    3. Filed an Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation with the Secretary of State.
    4. Coordinated completion of the remaining seed investment documents with outside counsel.
    5. Prepared closing of the company's seed round by collecting investors' signatures and ensuring wire transfer of funds.
    6. Drafted and reviewed numerous consulting and venture partner agreements.
    7. Interpreted SEC compliance rules applicable to accredited investors. Prepared the company's trademark application.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Law

Corporate Counsel I Resume

Objective : Compliance, insurance and employment law. Transactions, research, drafting and guidance for small to large companies on all matters. Commercial litigation, commercial leases, contract drafting.

Skills : German, French, English.

Description :

    1. Provided legal support, advice, and counsel to all areas of a media aggregation company.
    2. Drafted, reviewed, and negotiated customer and media provider contracts.
    3. Drafted, negotiated, and revised non-disclosure and non-competition agreements.
    4. Researched and advise the marketing department on international, federal, and state regulations.
    5. Drafted employment offer letters/agreements, non-competition agreements, and any necessary legal research.
    6. Ensured compliance with all state and federal employment regulations.
    7. Responsible for corporate filings and multiple commercial real estate leases.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
J.D.

Lead Corporate Counsel Resume

Summary : Accomplished attorney with experience in the counseling and representation of clients on a wide range of matters. Extensive knowledge of diverse areas to divert potential legal problems.

Skills : Negotiation, Drafting Agreements, Legal Research & Writing.

Description :

    1. Drafted and reviewing periodic reports, earnings releases, and proxy statements.
    2. Strategic licensed and business development transactions: Drafting and negotiating OEM agreements.
    3. Drafted and negotiated agreements for co-development transactions.
    4. Prepared standards forms, and managing junior attorneys, for licensing transactions.
    5. Represented product groups for in-bound licensing, co-development, and revenue share transactions.
    6. Responsible for implementing Macromedia's initial Sarbanes Oxley Act policies.
    7. Drafted severance and employment agreements. Oversee and draft all EEOC position statements.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Juris Doctor

Associate Corporate Counsel Resume

Summary : Skilled in advising global clients on legal and business matters, including innovation across diverse sectors, intellectual property procurement and protection, federal regulations, compliance.

Skills : Employment Law, Human Resources, Business Management.

Description :

    1. Prepared and prosecuted patent applications globally for therapeutic drugs.
    2. Evaluated licensing opportunities to gauge the company's global market position.
    3. Drafted and managed commercial transactions with collaborative partners.
    4. Provided support for patent litigation and foreign opposition matters.
    5. Advised regulatory division on Food and Drug Administration issues related to the drug approval process and filings.
    6. Organized and lead interdisciplinary global team patent procurement strategy sessions.
    7. Evaluated policies and procedures to prioritize projects and meet deadlines.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Juris Doctorate

Corporate Counsel Resume

Objective : Corporate attorney with experience in corporate and regulatory compliance, software and content licensing. Extensive background conducting commercial transactions and drafting.

Skills : Technical Skills, MS-Excel.

Description :

    1. Led counsel for all legal and business affairs. Managed the legal department and supported business units worldwide.
    2. Reviewed merger documents and advised the executive team on the terms.
    3. Performed acquisition due diligence and drafted schedule of exceptions.
    4. Negotiated and drafted service, software licensing, and other agreements to conform to company policies and business objectives.
    5. Drafted contracts for the introduction of new services and products.
    6. Led negotiator in settlements, employment/EEOC claims, and breach of contract disputes
    7. Negotiated with the plaintiff's counsel and EEOC regarding pre-litigation settlements.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS