Legal Counsel Resume Samples

Legal counsels are those professionals who are involved in overseeing the legal aspects of an organization. The Legal counsels make sure that the company and the staff adhere to the stipulated laws and regulations. The most common duties typically listed on the Legal Counsel Resume emphasizes on the following – advising and counseling executives, staff, top management and other employees regarding various legal issues, overseeing and advising on matters such as labor law, corporate finance, and other ventures; researching and detecting various risk factors, drafting legal papers and documents, explaining legal terminologies in simple understandable terms and ensuring company’s legal rights.

Legal Counsels to be successful in this line should possess these skills and qualifications – familiarity with corporate laws and regulations, demonstrable amount of professional ethics and integrity, strong legal strategy creating skills, the ability to analyze situations, powerful communication skills, and strong counseling skills. Those willing to pursue in this line should have a Bachelor-s degree and as well have a law school degree.

Legal Counsel Resume example

Legal Counsel Resume

Summary : Looking for career opportunities in the Los Angeles areas. Structuring and negotiation of complex business and technology transactions.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Board Effect Board Portal.

Description :

    1. Responsible for managing multiple network projects while handling day-to-day legal and compliance advice for entities.
    2. Handled disputes and litigation, manage outside counsel, assist with policy development, conduct training.
    3. Served on multiple cross-functional initiatives having a company-wide impact.
    4. Addressed and propose solutions to legal, risk, and compliance inquiries from senior leadership and human resources.
    5. Assessed the legal risks and assist in restructuring new business opportunities.
    6. Reviewed and revised company-standard legal documents, including service agreements, authorization forms, fundraising contracts.
    7. Drafted, reviewed, and negotiated contracts, leases, and incoming grant agreements.
    8. Managed contract processing and insurance programs, including claims oversight.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Juris Doctor


Legal Counsel I Resume

Objective : Skilled transactional attorney with excellent education credentials and balanced experience in law firms and in-house corporate legal departments.

Skills : Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Approved for the Litigation department during the audit review performed after the acquisition.
    2. Reviewed the legal formalization and documentation of the loans for the personal home and construction portfolio.
    3. Reviewed and provided support for the sale of bank assets.
    4. Charged of all the procurement and vendor contracts for all legal vehicles.
    5. Drafted Master agreement template to be used for day to day contracting whenever standard conditions apply.
    6. Provided legal advice to all bank agencies regarding legal documentation, KYC, bank account opening, and credit legitimation.
    7. Advised departments on private commercial law. Member of the team that assisted Legal Vice-president on merger-related matters.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
International Laws


Legal Counsel II Resume

Headline : To secure a position with that offers challenges while applying experience and education to serve your organization and establish a long-term career relationship.

Skills : Outlook, Access, Project, Quick Book.

Description :

    1. Advised six corporate entities in the Tides organization, including one foundation, two multi-tenant non-profit centers and a fiscal sponsor.
    2. Drafted, reviewed, and negotiated contracts, leases, and incoming and outgoing grants.
    3. Represented the organization in administrative conferences/hearings relating to employment and labor practices.
    4. Handled and counseled projects in contract disputes.
    5. Counseled in matters involving immigration, intellectual property, and employment.
    6. Supervised and coordinated all aspects of discovery, including e-discovery, and coordination with company witnesses and record custodians.
    7. Managed insurance program, including claims tracking and renewal process.
    8. Tracked risk and compliance inquiries and legal issues, propose solutions, and escalate to Legal Director as appropriate.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Juris Doctor

Legal Counsel/Representative Resume

Summary : Results-driven legal consultant with experience in delivering sound and strategic legal solutions to individuals and businesses.

Skills : Analytical Skills, Technical Skills.

Description :

    1. Diversified commercial businesses in Kenya and Africa in general.
    2. Provided legal support to the companies within the group.
    3. Worked in line with the companies' strategic objectives and business needs.
    4. Involved in the development of various business products.
    5. Negotiated, drafted, and reviewed agreements and other legal documents including but not limited to co-branding agreements.
    6. Supported the group in starting up new businesses by registering the relevant entities and obtaining required licenses.
    7. Targeted the youth in Kenya, a financial services firm, and an insurance brokerage firm.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Law

Jr. Legal Counsel Resume

Objective : Experienced legal and business professional able to solve problems, negotiate effectively and communicate efficiently.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Relativity, Critical Thinking.

Description :

    1. Appealed unfavorable hearing results to two levels of administrative review at Air Force headquarters.
    2. Developed and implemented procedures for conducting formal hearing via teleconference, saving the government the expenses of bringing clients.
    3. Developed training binder containing all relevant regulations, scripts, and handouts for clients to be used by successor FPEB Counsel.
    4. Briefed Medical/Legal professionals on the Air Force and VA physical disability programs.
    5. Researched a number of medical issues via internet and CD ROM resources, as well as medical textbooks.
    6. Presided over criminal pretrial investigation hearing on a sexual abuse case and presided over one summary court-martial trial.
    7. Performed company secretarial functions such as filing of company returns.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Juris Doctor

Legal Counsel/Analyst Resume

Headline : Strong business acumen, sense of professionalism and ethics, with the ability to take initiative, and diffuse perceived crises.

Skills : Project Management, Analytical Skills.

Description :

    1. Provided trade credit insurance, surety and collections services with a presence in 45 countries.
    2. Provided legal advice and guidance to claims, policy underwriting, and buyer underwriting departments.
    3. Developed and implemented strategies for resolving claims cases.
    4. Structured workout agreements with debtors and coordinated collection activities.
    5. Structured, negotiated, and drafted policy programs tailored to customer needs.
    6. Conducted legal research on state insurance regulations and requirements.
    7. Provided legal counsel for clients of Tax Redux Company in the area of tax certiorari law on an as-needed basis for cases.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
J.D. In Law

Legal Counsel/Executive Resume

Objective : To pursue a career as in house counsel to capitalize on proven strengths in compliance and transactional law to exceed goals, streamline operations.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Database Management.

Description :

    1. Conducted interviews and independent research on agent reputation to identify and resolve red flags.
    2. Proposed the course of action to senior management.
    3. Developed and implemented compliance training for anti-corruption, export controls, and commercial law.
    4. Trained a large portion of Technip USA employees.
    5. Developed and negotiated MSAs used by Region and project operations.
    6. Dedicated counsel for mega project execution.
    7. Participated in responding to an audit from the Mexican taxation authority regarding temporary import bonds issued.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Law

Asst. Legal Counsel Resume

Objective : Having had experience drafting complex commercial and technology agreements and handling corporate and compliance related projects.

Skills : Supervisory Skills, Great Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Contacted parents regarding the child's attendance and probation appointments.
    2. Attended monthly meetings at schools pertaining to truancy and attendance.
    3. Operated typewriter, PC, Copier machines, Telex machine.
    4. Prepared timecards biweekly; handle payroll checks for division; ensure that all hours accounted for.
    5. Escorted Senators and other high officials to the different schools when requested, coordinate with the school officials of the visit and program set up.
    6. Coordinated, planned, and evaluated all administrative functions of the Department, to include personnel matters, funds, contracts.
    7. Participated in the development of the annual department operating budget based on estimated cost of needed supplies, manpower.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Personnel Mgmt

Lead Legal Counsel Resume

Headline : In-house attorney recognized as a trusted and results-driven business advisor. Demonstrated expertise in business transactions, contract negotiation and drafting, contract management.

Skills : Mergers & Acquisitions, Contract Negotiation.

Description :

    1. Demonstrated expertise in government contracting and procurement, HUD regulations, commercial law, litigation, and real estate law.
    2. Prepared and argued briefs and motions, prepared pleadings, drafted legal opinions and memoranda, litigated evictions.
    3. Drafted and reviewed procurement and service contracts, drafted purchase agreements, acknowledgments, and deeds of trusts.
    4. Closed real estate deals and answered employment discrimination complaints.
    5. Established the OHA's in-house law department.
    6. Significantly reduced the client's liability by successfully litigating over housing evictions per year.
    7. Eliminated client's displacement liability by successfully closing over scattered-site housing properties.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Juris Doctor

Associate Legal Counsel Resume

Headline : Attorney with a particular focus on technology related transactions. A legal counsel is an attorney who provides advice, guidance, and representation for clients.

Skills : Analytical Skills, Management.

Description :

    1. Prepared and submitted legal documents and memoranda to courts on issues such as motions and agreements to settle for damage, including submarine cables land lines cables.
    2. Represented the company in various court hearings.
    3. Followed up on lawsuits in courts for Egypt's main telephone company.
    4. Drafted, reviewed, and edited contracts and agreements for new hires and retiring employees.
    5. Prepared detailed information and defensive points related to cases to be submitted to the courts.
    6. Issued requested permissions and official records from appropriate governmental agencies.
    7. Provided legal advice to senior management with respect to potential disputes arising from or related to regulatory or legislative changes.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Juris Doctor

Legal Counsel Resume

Summary : Law Clerk with legal experience in providing legal assistance on intellectual property law, contract management, and business law including corporate policies and procedures.

Skills : Contract Negotiation, Drafting, Review, Preventative Counseling.

Description :

    1. Drafted memoranda explaining decisions and analysis of recent legal developments.
    2. Negotiated and drafted collective bargaining agreements on behalf of the Board with several unions including teachers' federation and civil service employees' association.
    3. Served as legal advisor to the Superintendent of Schools.
    4. Represented management in mediations, arbitration hearings and grievances pertaining to employment matters.
    5. Litigated state employment discrimination complaints.
    6. Provided in-house training to administrators on compliance and legal developments.
    7. Conducted internal investigations regarding misconduct.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Juris Doctor