Office of the General Counsel Resume Samples

The individual working in the Office of the General Counsel is hired to ensure that all company operations are being carried out as per the law and offer counsel on legal issues. The job description provides legal advice and acts as a legal representative of the company. A well-drafted Office of the General Counsel Resume mentions the following core duties – assisting in the development of the company’s policies and procedures, providing detailed legal guidance to the staff on all matters that affect the company, ensuring compliance in the business with applicable laws, evaluating the involved risks in advance, finding possible solutions for the company’s legal issues, and coordinating with all the stakeholders.

The most sought-after skills for the post include the following – outstanding legal knowledge, the ability to develop strategies, and policies in compliance with applicable laws, a good understanding of legal software, the ability to forecast legal issues, excellent organizational skills, strong analytical skills, attention to detail for accuracy, and proven work experience. Eligible resumes often contain a Juris Doctor Degree from an accredited and top-tier law school.

Office of the General Counsel Resume example

Office of the General Counsel Resume

Objective : Seeking a management Office of the General Counsel position that will capitalize on my advanced educational degree and extensive work experience with the New York City Department of Education. Highly interested in the development and effectiveness of educational programming and working to effectuate those aims through grant management.

Skills : Dedicated and knowledgeable Paralegal able to leverage.

Description :

    1. Prepared submissions to Federal Court in bankruptcy cases.
    2. Maintained strict criteria for timeliness in filing court documents and ensured that they were maintained by appropriate dairy systems.
    3. Reviewed cases to ensure compliance requirements.
    4. Performed complex legal research; Investigated and prepared investigative reports.
    5. Investigated and adjudicated EEO claims.
    6. Conducted legal review of EEO cases, correspondences and pleadings.
    7. Provided professional support to attorneys in the Office of the General Counsel in their presentation of legal guidance and advice on issues relating to equal employment, personnel, and other labor relations laws and in their preparation of material in connection with administrative or court proceedings.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Criminal Justice


Office of the General Counsel Resume

Headline : Possess great amicable and personal disposition. Dexterous when it comes to learning new tasks and responsibilities in a sensible manner, as well as the ability to be receptive to the needs of others. Able to follow precise instructions and become swiftly accustomed to change.

Skills : Community Outreach, Community Relations, Legal Research, Written Communication, Leadership Development, Public Relations, Public Speaking, Policy Development.

Description :

    1. Corporated Domestic, International, Employment and Insurance.
    2. Coordinated budget efforts with Finance and Tax Departments.
    3. Processed new lawsuits.
    4. Organized documentation computer postings.
    5. Prepared office files.
    6. Reviewed incoming bankruptcy documents and managed bankruptcy files from initial file review to filing proof of claims and execution on judgments.
    7. Constructed and maintains a litigation tracking system.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MA


Office of the General Counsel Resume

Summary : Dedicated and knowledgeable Paralegal able to leverage extensive legal professional background in Discovery and Case Management, Trial Preparation and Assistance, Claims Management, Risk Management, with an additional background as medical assistant. Core practice areas include: Medical Malpractice Defense, Hospital/Healthcare Law and Claims Management, Insurance Defense, Product Liability, Class Actions, Employment/Labor Law, and Workers' Compensation.

Skills : Microsoft Office, OS, Adobe Acrobat.

Description :

    1. Provide Paralegal, administrative, and technology support for 6 attorneys in a fast paced, time sensitive, confidential environment.
    2. Researched, drafted pleadings, court filings, and case management, as well as setting interviews, maintaining schedules, and interface with university and college presidents and directors, the Chancellor, and Senior Staff.
    3. Provided technology support for entire office, including help-desk activities and computer training.
    4. Designed, implemented, and maintened of office case management system utilizing scanners and electronic information gathering and storage.
    5. Maintained familiarity with all state and federal laws, rules and guidance memos, TBR policies and guidelines.
    6. Posted and maintained all Board approved policies and guidelines, including revisions, to website.
    7. Searched new legislative information, draft legislative bills and bill revisions, provide support reviewing legislation effecting higher education and TBR in particular, and help prepare review agenda.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
A.A.S. In Paralegal Studies

Office of the General Counsel Resume

Headline : Highly qualified Office of the General Counsel with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : PowerPoint, And Publisher. Serengeti Tracker Coordinator.

Description :

    1. Managed the Office of the General Counsel, overseeing 126 employees and 7 divisions, including Elementary and Secondary Education; Regulatory Services, Legislative Affairs; Postsecondary Education; Educational Equity; and Administrative Law.
    2. Oversaw a budget of more than $20 million and the hiring process for the office.
    3. Served as a principal counsel to Federal Student Aid (FSA) on legal issues related to the $1.3 trillion federal student loan portfolio and FSA's loan servicers and collection agencies.
    4. Managed the Department initiative to create the new Federal Student Aid Enforcement Office.
    5. Established a new administrative process to analyze student loan borrower defense claims.
    6. Oversaw administrative enforcement actions against colleges, loan servicers and debt collectors.
    7. Coordinated with the Department of Justice on False Claims Act litigation and enforcement cases.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Office of the General Counsel Resume

Objective : A self-starter and quick learner. Versatile skill set with experience in customer service, sales, and written and oral communication. Detail-oriented and organized individual who exemplifies professionalism, and an ability to manage multiple projects and tasks at any given moment. Highlighted leadership qualities and the ability to work with individuals from varying backgrounds, while promoting team values.

Skills : Writing, Editing, Newsletter Creation, Customer Service, Fundraising and Development, Basic HTML Formatting Knowledge, Data Entry, ESL Tutoring, Knowledge of Library Services, Some Spanish, Healthcare Software, Technical Writing.

Description :

    1. Responsible for all phases of litigation in the District of Columbia local and federal courts from inception through trial, settlement, other resolution, and/or appeal.
    2. Handled own internal docket as well as managed outside counsel.
    3. Assumed responsibility on internal docket for all new litigation matters but one during tenure, resulting in significant savings for the University.
    4. Assisted the University's Risk Manager in evaluating risk exposure and in addressing insurance issues.
    5. Assisted the University's Real Property and Asset Manager in determining legal and practical issues in the development, disposal, use, and change of use of real property.
    6. Reviewed pre-litigation claims that might have become formal legal claims to determine and to implement appropriate action, including pre-litigation settlement.
    7. Reviewed documents from other University offices for legal implications and possible legal policy questions.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
J.D. In Criminal Justice Clinic

Office of the General Counsel Resume

Objective : Looking for an opportunity to work as a Document Imaging Specialist for a reputed company. Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple priorities /projects.

Skills : MS Office, Administrative Skills.

Description :

    1. Reviewed and prepared disciplinary case files for presentation at panel meetings.
    2. Reviewed information contained in case files to determine if the information contained in the case file is complete.
    3. Reviewed the information and discuss possible recommendations for case files as far as possible recommendations for closure or if there has been a violation of the statutes that regulates that profession.
    4. Worked with dental, medical, clinical laboratory personnel and currently nursing case files.
    5. Prepared them for presentation to pending boards for final hearings.
    6. Worked litigation case files for the cases that the Respondents decided to litigate the complaint as a form of disputing the charges against their license.
    7. Prepared motions, scheduling depositions, travel arrangements, correspondence to courts, Respondents, and complainants involved in cases.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS In Criminal Justice

Office of the General Counsel Resume

Headline : A results-oriented Office of the General Counsel professional, with extensive experience in Human Resources (HR) training, HR development and documentation, business management, office operations, customer relations, staff training and development, team training and development, financial management, HR policies, and procedures, communications, forecasting, and document management.

Skills : PowerPoint, Westlaw, SharePoint, LexisNexis, Concordance, Relativity.

Description :

    1. Provided legal and other support to attorneys and staff in the Office of General Counsel (OGC); liaison between counsel, authority staff (collections), outside counsel and the public for all legal matters.
    2. Prepared, reviewed and analyzed correspondence and legal documents such as petitions, answers to complaints, Praecipes as requested by Principal Counsel (OGC) in DC Superior Court.
    3. Assisted in document productions, including assistance in preparing FOIA requests.
    4. Assisted FOIA Officer with processing responsive documents.
    5. Completed tasks on special projects as assigned.
    6. Reviewed, organized and tracked files, documents, and receivership matters.
    7. Categorized, maintained, and stored DC Water and Sewer Authority records and information in accordance with corporate and departmental policies and procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA In Political Science

Office of the General Counsel Resume

Objective : Responsible for Reviewing and summarizing legislation and draft response messages, and also Managing various criminal justice issues, including extraditions, parole, and pardons; Advising the Governor on state judicial appointments.

Skills : Case Management, Social Worker, Paralegal.

Description :

    1. Maintained supervisors calendar Maintain office calendar Create and maintain files Organize monthly administrative staff meetings Coordinate both open and closed hearings with the Commissioner on a weekly basis Personnel Management Process required HR actions via FPPS a web-based personnel management system.
    2. Ensured timeliness accuracy and completeness of all personnel actions which includes recruitments, details, resignations, and awards Initiate SF-52 by executing personnel actions, recruitments, promotions, reassignments, details, and retirement and other appropriate actions such as awards and adverse actions.
    3. Explained and determined complex or infrequent problems with orders and invoices.
    4. Wrote SOW's (Statement of Work) and Sole Source Justifications to ensure price reasonableness Reviewed procurement requests to determine the nature and extent of transactions, type of contract and applicable provisions.
    5. Met with Government personnel and contractor representatives to discuss, develop, and/or revise agreements during the life of the contract Ensured contract surveillance is conducted to ensure contractor's compliance with contractual provisions and inspections are properly accomplished on receipt of supplies/services.
    6. Ensured that all necessary documentation is accurate and complete, actions are compliant with law, regulation, or policy, and actions are supported at higher levels.
    7. Responsible for maintaining complete and accurate files for all matters including files contained in an electronic database.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
B.A In Business Administration

Office of the General Counsel Resume

Summary : Dependable, self-starter, with 15+ years of experience training as a paralegal/secretary. Most recent, Paralegal Specialist to General Counsel at UC Hastings School of the Law. Assistant to CEO of a start-up company, which quickly advanced to Office Manager (2+ years). Legal experience includes civil litigation, personal injury, some corporate, trademark, and bankruptcy.

Skills : Excel, Adobe, Acrobat Professional, Operations, Administrative Assistant.

Description :

    1. Offered excellent support to several attorneys in the office.
    2. Did several research projects using internet resources like Westlaw, and print sources like American Law Review and National Reporters and presented my findings in legal memos.
    3. Drafted correspondence with co-workers as well as clients outside the office.
    4. Reviewed closed loan files to render a final opinion and drafted the final opinion letters to clients.
    5. Maintained an organized filing system.
    6. Put together a digital notebook consisting of many federal regulations, procedures, and processes for the attorneys to utilize.
    7. Kept time records of all activities completed in the office.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associate Of Applied Science

Office of the General Counsel Resume

Summary : Motivated Office of the General Counsel who thrives in high-stress, high-pressure environments and situations that involve constant change requiring elevated dexterity in prioritizing, attention to detail, and professionalism.

Skills : Microsoft, Monitoring, Regulatory Compliance.

Description :

    1. Paralegal Provided support to fourteen legal advisors.
    2. Arranged legal files pertaining to international agreements, equal employment opportunity cases, copyright, exchange visitor program, and processed requests for immunity from judicial seizure- cultural objects imported into the United States for temporary display or exhibition.
    3. Prepared legal documents and attended depositions U.S. Court hearings and settlement conferences.
    4. Communicated with opposing counsel and clients.
    5. Used Westlaw and Lexis-Nexis research tools conducted case and statutory law research related to international legislation, International Agreements, Copyright EEO, MSPB, and FSGB and other areas of the law.
    6. Awarded certificate of recognition from the General Counsel for dedication and hard work of closing files on the largest employment discrimination award in the history of the Civil Rights Act.
    7. Completed typical tasks in the office like answering phones, meeting with clients, filing, copying, etc.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
High School Diploma