Counsel Resume Samples

The council acts as a backbone for the business, by ensuring that the company operates as per the set laws at all times. The major responsibilities mentioned in the Counsel Resume include some or all of the following – counseling on legal issues, facilitating business strategies development program, setting internal governance policies, anticipating issues, estimating risks, identifying proactive solutions, drafting agreements, maximizing legal rights, meeting legal objectives, and dealing with complex legal matters of the organization.

Apart from holding proven counseling experience, candidates are expected to possess certain skills such as – overall legal knowledge, in-depth understanding of legal issues that affect the organization, ability to develop legal strategies, excellent judgment capacities, financial acumen, and staying abreast of legislative changes. While a degree in law or J.D degree is considered as the minimum requirement for this post, holding a master’s in business administration would prove to be advantageous.

Counsel Resume example

Counsel - Temp Resume

Headline : Prior work experience of five years as in-house legal counsel, involved primarily in drafting and managing contracts and providing legal advice on various legal issues. To be sincere and devoted to any work assigned and to fulfill every requirement of the organization where innovation, education, and sense of ownership are valued and encouraged.

Skills : Project Management, Process Improvement, Research, Written Communication, Oral Communication, Legal Research.

Description :

    1. Advised Business Units as state contact for foreclosure and bankruptcy questions and provides guidance on issues related to specific investor lending requirements 
    2. Performed due diligence, contract/SLA review, and certification audits as part of the vendor management process.
    3. Aided preparation, administration, and compliance for licensing, state, and regulatory exams and provides legal support to implement corrective actions to examination findings.
    4. Collaborated with Business Units and Compliance on policy and procedure creation, review, and implementation of process-level improvements.
    5. Managed outside counsel, local counsel, and various vendor relationships.
    6. Monitored and reviewed websites of federal, state and local regulators to track updates, department rulings, interpretations, staff opinions, announcements and directives that impact or potentially impact any of the lines of business and communicate such matters to the appropriate department/personnel.
    7. Reviewed and analyzed such matters and their impact or potential impact on any lines of business and identify the departments impacted by such matters.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Juris Doctorate


Junior Counsel Resume

Objective : Licensed Junior Counsel with four years combined legal experience that includes practice in foreclosures, commercial contracts, and management of a caseload with complex commercial matters. Experience with several legal databases and software. Skilled at managing and organizing a high volume caseload, heavily contested litigation matters, and burdensome discovery request.

Skills : Project Management, Process Improvement, Research

Description :

    1. Reviewed and analyzed contracts for a multinational corporation and made reports and recommendations to officers of the company
    2. Drafted pleadings, confidentiality, non-compete, licensing, and settlement agreements, achieving optimal results.
    3. Performed meticulous legal research, engaged in strategic planning, and managed a computerized system for a complex commercial trial ultimately resolving it after almost a decade in court.
    4. Converted the legal department's confidential records to an electronic document management system on the company's network, which organized and archived legal records going back twenty years.
    5. Published a comprehensive employee regulation and benefits package, which led to more effective company guidelines.
    6. Executed compliance requirements improving the company's management efficiency.
    7. Reviewed and negotiated commercial banking agreements, retainer agreements, vendor contracts, and renegotiated a telecommunication contract saving the company forty percent (40%) for the next three years.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science


Counsel - Full Time Resume

Headline : Counsel with over 5 years of in-house experience advising business clients on challenging and complex legal issues for various businesses. A trusted business partner providing guidance on strategic business decisions, engaging in customer negotiations, and having responsibility for identifying business risk for senior management and its teammates.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Research, Written Communication, Oral Communication, Legal Research.

Description :

    1. Applied knowledge of commercial law matters in the representation of six (6) client groups.
    2. Represented the contracting needs of various in-house clients with respect to construction, real estate, and procurement matters including, but not limited to, reviewing, drafting and negotiating vendor, professional service, consulting non-disclosure, and equipment leases.
    3. Identified legal risks and counseled internal clients with respect to financial and legal issues for business groups and affiliate companies.
    4. Provided legal and business recommendations subsequent to detailed analysis and client counseling related to internal business issues.
    5. Negotiated and drafted multi-million dollar facilities and outsourcing agreements for the company and served as counsel to six (6) client groups including the non-technical procurement department.
    6. Managed outside counsel and budgets regarding litigation and construction matters.
    7. Established contracting protocol for expanding procurement group and provided training of contracting matters.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelors of Science

Assistant Counsel Resume

Headline : A keen legal professional seeking to build a career in a dynamic and progressive environment for the growth and prosperity of the organization and self. To use education, skills, abilities and make a significant contribution to the success of the employer and at the same time the individual growth

Skills : Conflict Resolution, Higher Education, Program Development, Management.

Description :

    1. Advised on all aspects of trademark and brand clearance throughout the world, including reviewing searches for clients, and evaluating potential obstacles to registration and use of marks.
    2. Prepared and filed applications and allegations of use, responded to Office Actions, handled appeals to the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.
    3. Supervised international clearance and prosecution projects and managed international disputes and opposition.
    4. Handled intellectual property due diligence for mergers, acquisitions, and other corporate transactions.
    5. Negotiated co-existence and settlement agreements, and advised on copyrights.
    6. Worked in the legal department of a large corporation assisting staff with e-discovery projects.
    7. This work focused on responding to third party subpoenas and requests for production of documents.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Counsel I Resume

Summary : Aspires to gain valuable legal experience in the field of corporate law and to make use of the interpersonal skills, research skills and knowledge to contribute towards the goals of the organization. Tackles cases with tenacity and an analytical mindset.

Skills : Conflict Resolution, Higher Education, Program Development, Communication

Description :

    1. Knowledge in postal regulations, court processes, interpretation of legal instruments, compliance of court directives, and correctional security procedures.
    2. Supervision of 50 inmates on daily work detail.
    3. Counsel with inmates on behavior issues as well help defuse any issues that could have grown to greater concern.
    4. Responding to emergencies, institution disturbances, and accountable for all inmates under the care.
    5. Prepare written reports and supporting documentation for investigations dealing with the inmate population.
    6. Responsible for more than 25 inmates per caseload.
    7. Prepared special progress reports for parole, transfer, restoration of a good time, and made appropriate recommendations for evaluation purposes.
    8. Exercised independent professional judgment and decisions that have a pronounced effect on the inmate's life.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Counsel - Part Time Resume

Headline : Insightful, decisive and results-driven Counsel. Exceptional analytical ability. Superior multi-tasking and project management skills. Clear and persuasive communicator, both orally and in writing. Outstanding leader and facilitator. Proven aptitude for devising and implementing legal and business strategies. Highly respected by executives, colleagues, and staff.

Skills : Research Writing, Management, and Communication, Problem Solving, Professionalism, Collaboration, Advocacy, Multi-tasking.

Description :

    1. Manage attorneys, paralegals, and administrative staff responsible for legal support on all investment activities, including real estate.
    2. Responsible for overseeing outside counsel and related costs on various matters, including litigation.
    3. Accountable to Deputy General Counsel and senior executive leadership.
    4. Member of Corporate Practice Group Leadership Team.
    5. Provide strategic vision for the team and strategic input to executive leaders.
    6. Significant Transactions: Advice with respect to investments in, and workouts related to, private equity and debt, public debt, and alternative structures.
    7. Includes seed capital, equity and hedge funds, venture capital, derivatives, distressed debt purchases, and sales, and structured finance investments such as synthetic and funded CLOs/CDOs.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelors of Science

Senior Counsel Resume

Summary : Accomplished Senior Counsel with over 8 years of experience in representing corporate and individual clients. An articulate, focused professional who has a proven history of gathering and analyzing information and then using the results of that analysis to make effective decisions and find innovative solutions to legal problems.

Skills : Project Management, Process Improvement, Research, Written Communication, Oral Communication

Description :

    1. Wrote over 600 complex appellate administrative decisions which explained policy and procedure pursuant to Title 38 of the Code of Federal Regulations and addressed legal precedents.
    2. Provided advice, guidance, and consultation to Administrative Judges on Veterans Affairs policy pursuant to case law from the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.
    3. Conducted comprehensive reviews of medical data and service treatment records.
    4. Analyzed new legislation and regulations to determine their potential impact on Veterans and the Spouses of Veterans.
    5. Applied statutes, regulations and case law from the U.S.
    6. Code, Code of Federal Regulations and Federal appellate courts.
    7. Drafted numerous appellate decisions, which were subsequently affirmed by the U.S.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Lead Counsel Resume

Summary : Lead Counsel highly experienced in business, technology, and corporate legal matters. Advised clients, primarily a leading global IT company, through corporate contracts, risk mitigations, and transactional processes. Led and negotiated with Industry Leaders through complex contractual phases and legal transformations.

Skills : Conflict Resolution, Higher Education, Program Development, Management.

Description :

    1. Provide legal counsel for casualty business units, including national and middle-market segments.
    2. Draft policy endorsements and ensure contract language is responsive to underwriter's request and compliant with applicable laws and regulations.
    3. Oversee completion of more than 2,400 endorsement requests annually.
    4. Draft compliant conditional renewal and nonrenewal notices.
    5. Research and provide legal opinions and recommendations on a variety of issues, including regulatory compliance, contract interpretation, and commercial liability exposures.
    6. Manage and respond to state insurance department inquiries concerning products.
    7. Deliver legal advice regarding regulatory matters and act as a liaison between business units and compliance officers.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Associate Counsel Resume

Headline : Associate Counsel with over 6 years of legal experience, including complex health plan and hospital matters supporting a large integrated delivery system. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communicator with a proven track record of fostering relationships with stakeholders, including senior leadership and clinicians.

Skills : Research Writing, Management, and Communication, Problem Solving, Professionalism

Description :

    1. Monitored and advised on changes in regulations, and their effect on current drugs and medical devices.
    2. Monitored contract implementation and performance to ensure compliance with negotiated terms.
    3. Helped two companies reach deadlines for HIPAA and Hitech compliance.
    4. Analyzed business transactions and advised senior management on marketing, sales, finance, operations, and general business/legal feasibility.
    5. Negotiated, drafted, and approved commercial transactions and operations agreements.
    6. Worked with strategic leadership to gain FDA approval for new drugs and medical devices.
    7. Provided legal and business counsel to strategy/marketing team regarding placement, access, and reimbursement of new drugs upon launch.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Counsel/Consultant Resume

Summary : Highly organized, detail-oriented Counsel/Consultant, able to focus, prioritize and complete multiple tasks and follow through to achieve project goals. To gain expertise, knowledge and hone the skills and abilities in the legal arena that would facilitate in establishing self as a competent professional.

Skills : Collaboration, Advocacy, Multi-tasking, Project Management, Process Improvement

Description :

    1. Reviewed and negotiated purchase and construction contracts.
    2. Monitored competitive bidding procedures and conducted competitive bid openings.
    3. Developed and oversaw the implementation of a comprehensive land use management plan for the unincorporated areas.
    4. Developed and oversaw the implementation of uniform comprehensive personnel policy.
    5. Developed and oversaw the implementation of comprehensive employee compensation and job classification system.
    6. Developed and oversaw the implementation of a civilian bailiff program.
    7. Represented the employer before the West Virginia Human Rights Commission and monitored the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) claims.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Counsel Resume

Summary : Seeking an opportunity to utilize the skills and abilities in Law that offers professional growth while being resourceful, innovative and flexible. Seeking a position in the Legal department where there is scope for arbitration, consultancy, legal guidance, legal research, drafting, e, and litigation support, as per requirement.

Skills : Research, Written Communication, Oral Communication, Legal Research.

Description :

    1. Provide legal services including the creation, review, and updating of policies and procedures.
    2. Assist with property damage cases as well as purchase agreements and commercial lease documentation.
    3. Selected accomplishments: Author and promote wage and hour compliance policies.
    4. Examine local, state and federal wage and labor laws to maintain 100% adherence to all rules, laws, and regulations.
    5. Successfully try and win cases in negligence/property damage claims.
    6. Research and compile evidence for presentation at trial.
    7. Draft and continually revise asset purchase agreements.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Certification