Senior Counsel Resume Samples

A Senior Counsel handles various legal matters within the law firm and at times in businesses as well. While specific tasks can vary based on the needs of the company and its specialty, the following are certain common tasks portrayed on the Senior Counsel Resume – mentoring other attorneys; preparing and reviewing all contacts involving sales, rebates and research; providing support for bid responses and negotiations; providing support in creating and approving product marketing goods; specifying internal governance policies; researching and monitoring risk factors, and dealing with complex legal matters.

To render such type of legal support to the firm, the council is expected to possess the following skills and attributes – excellent knowledge and understanding of the corporate law and procedures; demonstrable abilities to create legal defensive and proactive strategies; sound judgment and the ability to analyze situations and information; strong public speaking skills; and high degree of professional ethics. A Degree in Law is compulsory; however, a Masters’s qualification will be considered an advantage.

 

Senior Counsel Resume example

Senior Counsel Resume

Objective : Senior privacy and data protection legal and compliance expert with superior leadership skills and a proven track record of developing, implementing, and managing effective and global compliance programs. Experience includes provision of legal counsel to executives and directors of diverse, highly-regulated organizations, with specific expertise in: regulatory compliance and the management of legally complex business processes; negotiation and consummation of joint ventures, mergers, and acquisitions.

Skills : Litigation, Labor & Employment, Privacy Law, Trademarks, Compliance, Business Administration, Journalism, German.

Description :

    1. Currently focused on providing commercial contracting consulting services to corporate clients; however.
    2. Oversaw customs and immigration activities, lines of business transactional work.
    3. Directed dispute resolution and litigation in various areas, including commercial, employment, product liability, and IP discovery.
    4. Reported to General Counsel, responsible for client advice and litigation supervision on all commercial, corporate and administrative matters.
    5. Designated legal counsel for credit card division, export sales division, international distributor contracts and administration.
    6. Drafted all contracts and supervised all legal aspects of multi-million dollar research and development contract between federal government and .
    7. Served in Corporate Department, handling corporate, securities, and transactional matters.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
J.D. In Business Editor


Senior Counsel III Resume

Summary : Accomplished appellate and trial counsel. Skilled team leader. Effective written and oral advocate. Perceptive, innovative, positive. Inspiring instructor and mentor.

Skills : Legal Drafting, Client Counseling, Oral Advocacy, Trial And Appellate Litigation, Microsoft Office Suite, Corel Wordperfect Suite, Public Speaking, Teaching.

Description :

    1. Organized and led team litigation of federal civil rights and constitutional law cases.
    2. Supervised, reviewed, edited substantive legal writing, discovery documents, pleadings and motions of team members.
    3. Researched and wrote substantive legal arguments in briefs and memoranda, draft pleadings, motions, discovery documents.
    4. Managed client relationships in assigned cases.
    5. Served in Corporate Department, handling corporate, securities, and transactional matters.
    6. Provided counsel to Senior Management on a broad range of legal matters Negotiate and draft multiparty license and collaboration agreements Manage and .
    7. Responsible for all aspects of litigation of wage and hour class actions, PAGA and FLSA representative actions, and single plaintiff matters.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
JD In Law


Senior Counsel Resume

Headline : Over 15 years of combined in-house work, Wall Street law firm practice and judicial clerkship experience in a variety of areas, including corporate governance and general corporate work, M&A/JV, private equity fund formation and investment, structured and corporate finance, derivatives, commercial litigation, FCPA, and general corporate compliance.

Skills : Languages - Mandarin Chinese; English.

Description :

    1. Contracted Drafting and Negotiation.
    2. Led the Asia-wide contract template standardization and improvement projects.
    3. Worked with global teams to streamline contracting policy and procedure.
    4. Went to India to negotiate agreements for supply of materials critical to SABIC with two suppliers; worked with outside counsel in India and SABIC's global procurement and technology teams to have secured the supply.
    5. Found creative and alternative ways to secure contracts with sophisticated and hard-bargaining customers (e.g., Dow Chemicals, 3M).
    6. Counseled Chinese public companies on US regulatory and securities law matters.
    7. Advised Commanding General and senior leaders on issues related to international law, federal contracts, labor and employment law, criminal law.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
J.D.

Senior Counsel I Resume

Headline : Seasoned hedge fund lawyer with 9 years experience in legal and regulatory framework, including extensive experience chairing Asian subsidiaries.

Skills : Public Speaking, Publications Seminars, Workshops.

Description :

    1. Handled an unusually broad range of tasks, with the following specialties: Fund Structuring / Managed Accounts.
    2. Registered two investment advisers with the SEC; created the firm's initial master-feeder structure.
    3. Drafted offering memoranda and subscription documents.
    4. Set up managed accounts totaling hundreds of millions of dollars; spun off fund assets into BDCs and '40 Act funds, and handled legal and compliance tasks for mutual funds.
    5. Drafted and updated form ADVs and filings under the securities laws for the firm as investor and on behalf of registered entities that we managed.
    6. Conducted annual compliance training and supervised employee reporting; set trading restrictions based on possession of material nonpublic information.
    7. Set compliance policies to address privacy regs, use of expert networks, Reg M, anti-shorting rules, reporting limits.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
JD

Assistant Senior Counsel Resume

Summary : A motivated self-starter, leading cross-functional teams in a highly matrixed multinational company Consistently delivers results on target, providing strategic advice to protect core assets Experienced in managing complex legal transactions and international portfolios.

Skills : Contract Negotiation, Intellectual Property, Software, Technology, Mergers & Acquisitions, Security, Contract Drafting, Start-Ups, Relationship Building, Collaboration, Dispute Resolution, Corporate Law, Insurance, Financial Services, Real Estate.

Description :

    1. Served as primary counsel for several strategic multi-billion dollar outsourcing and software relationships with global Fortune 500 companies.
    2. Drafted, negotiated and advised on new and existing contracts, including outsourcing, software, hardware, cloud services, call center services, and professional services contracts.
    3. Advised clients regarding RFXs, deal structure, and deal terms.
    4. Worked in cross-functional groups with various stakeholders to translate business needs into contractual terms, including financial obligations, indemnities, service levels, remedies, privacy, security, technical/functional descriptions, and other provisions.
    5. Provided insight and solutions for vendor disputes, software audits, and contract governance matters.
    6. Collaborated with M&A group on special projects.
    7. Collaborated on more typical deals with other legal groups such as Privacy, Litigation, Securities, and Intellectual Property.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Law Scholar Scholarship Recipient

Associate Senior Counsel Resume

Summary : Proven leader and manager of a diverse group of attorneys Highly skilled in organizing complex tax compliance and litigation projects Over 28 years of experience in the Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Legal Research And Writing, Written Communication.

Description :

    1. Responsible for closing of the key transactions, including developing legal strategies, coordination with cross-functional teams within the organization, negotiating, drafting the transaction, as well as post- closing integration matters.
    2. Developed key legal strategies and recommendations to accomplish business unit needs and objectives, collaborated with senior management, internal risk management, external and internal counsel, on a variety of corporate and commercial matters and transactions.
    3. Led both the purchases and sales of natural gas-fired and renewable energy facilities, both under development and in operations, structured as stock purchases and asset acquisitions, and developed letters of intent, memoranda of understanding and related documents.
    4. Facilitated proposed offering of securities of newly formed master limited partnership, including preparation of registration statement and required internal structuring.
    5. Procured a firm, long-term supply of power for multiple liquefied natural gas facilities in multiple jurisdictions.
    6. Contracted employee hired to manage and coordinate compliance reporting risk for fossil fuel IPP plants under Credit, Operating & EHS documents using.
    7. Advised on risks and draft most favorable terms.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Juris Doctorate

Assistant Senior Counsel I Resume

Summary : General Counsel and senior executive with more than 20 years of experience at publicly-traded and privately-held companies. Track record includes successfully managing all aspects of corporate legal functions (such as business transactions, federal procurement, teammate management, M&A, debt/equity financing, IP, export control, regulatory compliance and litigation management) as well as business/corporate operations and life cycle tasks (such as business development, proposal development and capture management, project management, operations, accounting and finance).

Skills : Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Publisher.

Description :

    1. Experience included all areas of corporate, tax, construction and real estate law, including: Corporate and Corporate Tax: Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and purchase and sale of stock and assets.
    2. Lead Counsel for several client groups, including the information technology group, research & development group and franchising group.
    3. Negotiated and closed purchase and sale of numerous franchise operations.
    4. Communicated with executives regarding contractual rights, remedies, and status of deals and disputes.
    5. Trained contract negotiators on commercial contracting issues as well as corporate policies.
    6. Responsible for the development, attorney team coordination, and litigation of the highest profile tax controversies under the jurisdiction of TEGE.
    7. Responsible for coordinating issues with Chief Counsel National Office Branches, the Department of Justice, Offices of the United States Attorney.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
LL.M. In Taxation

Associate Senior Counsel I Resume

Summary : Nimble attorney with broad in-house and complex transactional experience in fast-paced, regulated environments. Skilled in guiding and teaming with business clients to maximize benefits and minimize legal, business, and financial risk. Recognized by clients for superior results. Knowledge of outsourcing, technology, privacy, security, IP, dispute resolution, procurement, financial services, insurance, real estate, telecommunications, and other matters.

Skills : BA In Germand And English, MA In Law.

Description :

    1. Drafted, negotiated, and advised clients up to senior executive level on all aspects of commercial relationships; acted as primary counsel and trusted advisor for large, strategic, highly visible outsourcing and technology deals.
    2. Drafted and negotiated outsourcing (ITO/ADM/BPO), software, cloud services, data processing/analytics, technical equipment, and various services agreements; advised on RFXs, deal structure, strategy, and wide range of contract terms, such as specifications, scope, licensing, IP, privacy, security, pricing, and remedies.
    3. Provided practical solutions for licensing, pricing, scope, service level and other disputes and governance matters; negotiated with vendors and managed mediation and arbitration as needed.
    4. Collaborated with technical teams and other stakeholders to identify and articulate contractual priorities.
    5. Assisted with impacts of acquisitions and spin-offs; drafted vendor contracts accordingly.
    6. Assisted Office of Privacy and other SMEs with compliance, security, and regulatory matters.
    7. Trained negotiators and legal analysts on contracting issues and corporate policies.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Juris Doctorate

Senior Counsel/Director Resume

Summary : Experienced legal business partner with excellent business acumen, broad transactional and regulatory experience including in-depth litigation and risk analysis proficiency. A strong leader and trusted advisor, valued for the ability to provide practical legal solutions to complex domestic and global business issues.

Skills : Labor Relations, Collective Bargaining, Arbitrations and Grievances, Contract Administration, Employment Litigation, Managerial.

Description :

    1. Transformed the company's international trade compliance programs establishing the organization as an industry example for adherence to laws and regulations.
    2. Protected the company's reputation in the event of any litigation or claims of violation of California's Proposition 65.
    3. Improved export law compliance by playing a strategic role in the establishment of an organization-wide export compliance program including Customers, BIS and OFAC.
    4. Ensured the first SEC filing related to the legal requirement of Conflict Minerals compliance programs was positioned for successful review.
    5. Enabled the recovery of duty by identifying opportunities to improve the strategies related to transfer pricing, product engineering, customs rulings, free trade agreements, litigation and lobbying.
    6. Partnered with teams responsible for OFAS, FCPA compliance, conflicts of interest and other anti-corruption laws and standards to position the company for improved standards adherence.
    7. Maintained positive relationships with government contacts in order to effectively respond and receive positive outcomes regarding inquiries about import transactions.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS

Senior Counsel Resume

Summary : An attorney with labor and employment, litigation, privacy law and compliance expertise, please contact. Worked for GE, for large law firms and for appellate courts. Welcome a challenge, a fast-paced environment, and a chance to make a positive impact on organization.

Skills : Supporting business objectives; risk mitigation; closing complex contracts and transactions; negotiation; dispute resolution; strong communication.

Description :

    1. Identified and managed legal risks, emerging issues and threats that may impact the business.
    2. Promoted and ensured close engagement with the business unit in addressing legal needs while maintaining professional independence and judgment.
    3. Negotiated, drafted, analyzed and interpreted various contracts.
    4. Prepared opinions and furnish legal advice.
    5. Negotiated with counsel for joint interest owners, service companies, processors, transporters and federal, state and local regulatory agencies.
    6. Interpreted and analyzed applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and proposed regulations/legislation affecting the business.
    7. Developed and conducted in-house legal awareness briefings and preventative law seminars.
    8. Supported offshore acquisition and divestiture activities.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Juris Doctorate