Special Counsel Resume Samples

A Special Counsel is a lawyer who undertakes to assist the federal or state jurisdiction for dealing with specific cases. A well-written Special Counsel Resume indicates the following core tasks and responsibilities – taking a lead role and gathering the needed evidence and broadening the investigation, serving as the evidentiary level and interviewing principals and analyzing data; reviewing and negotiating contracts, providing legal guidance and support, managing litigation actions; managing staff and writing legal documents.

While the actual duties vary from situation to situation, the following are certain skills that are universally common and list the following – well-trained in corporate and business law, knowledge of preventing legal risks, extensive legal knowledge, public speaking skills, and strong communication skills. Counsels are expected to possess a degree in the field of law and maintain a license to practice law in the place of employment.

Special Counsel Resume example

Special Counsel Resume

Objective : To obtain a position to further make use of skills, Special Counsel in providing legal advice and counsel to the University. Incumbent has a support role in areas of actual and potential legal liability, including but not limited to, reviewing and drafting contracts, advising on personnel matters, providing representation in internal administrative proceedings, interpreting federal and state laws and regulations, interpreting University policies, regulations and rules, developing and drafting policies and procedures, assisting in legal transactions.

Skills : Computerized information retrieval systems and research.

Description :

    1. Handled of billing matters with clients Case docket and management of cases both on state and federal level Extensive work with insurance companies to provide assistance both to client and defendant's requests.
    2. Conducted extensive patient interviews in cases to be heard with SSI, defense, trial preparation and provided assistance with paperwork for these agencies.
    3. Prepared Memo's for attorney re: medical malpractice case summary Prepare detailed chronologies of events, pertinent to the allegations and issues raised in litigation.
    4. Compiled and organized medical and legal records and other related litigation materials.
    5. Conducted Legal Research, locates and summarizes pertinent literature.
    6. Prepared legal papers and correspondence, document preparation, revisions, scheduling, time entry, file maintenance and trial preparation.
    7. Worked directly with employee benefits (claims, FOIA, SSI, etc.).
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Health Care Administration


Special Counsel III Resume

Objective : Enthusiastic, highly motivated and task-oriented candidate who is very attentive and courteous with a professional demeanor. Strong work ethic with the ability to multi-task and handle functions under pressure. Fast, efficient and reliable. Great communication with ability to resolve problems in a timely manner.

Skills : Executive Assistant, Paralegal, Office Administration, State Of Tennessee Notary.

Description :

    1. Assisted with filing Assist with office moves and renovations.
    2. Identified and determined damages and related costs of services, including analysis of medical bills and other special damages and collaboration with experts to prepare cost analysis for damages.
    3. Provided coverage opinions and analysis for cgl and title insurance policies, many coverage opinions dealt with underlying construction defect lawsuits, including significant questions of coverage following colorado's legalization of medical marijuana.
    4. Assisted in developing the litigation department of a traditionally transactional firm.
    5. Organized lawsuit with 600 plaintiffs to seek financial recovery from fraudulent business opportunity franchiser.
    6. Worked with Baker McKenzie law firm on a variety of projects for a major cellphone service provider.
    7. Represented and advised corporations in the areas of insurance defense, debt collection, commercial litigation matters, construction law, restrictive .
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Health Care Administration


Special Counsel II Resume

Objective : A Paralegal/Executive Assistant with ten years of experience in insurance defense, personal injury, medical mal-practice, domestic, entertainment and trademarks.

Skills : Knowledge In Microsoft Word,Excel,Power Point,Outlook and Office Access,Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Recruited Administrative Assistant Responsible for administrative support to staffing recruiters, business development and executive director.
    2. Responsible for posting new positions on job boards, contacting candidates for open positions and discussing job details with candidates.
    3. Set up interviews with hiring managers and advised potential candidates of preliminary paperwork to complete prior to interviewing.
    4. Set up candidates with new hire paperwork, managed the entire weekly payroll operation, handled incoming calls, maintained confidential client files, reviewed resumes, conducted interviews.
    5. Negotiated pay rates, set up new hire orientations, processed background and credit checks.
    6. Prepared and coordinated travel reservations for senior management, assisted with audit compliance, and creation of employee accounts.
    7. Created and maintained Excel spreadsheets for weekly reporting purposes which included number of consultants on project along with wages and gross margin percentages.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Business Administration

Special Counsel I Resume

Objective : To obtain a position that will allow to utilize analytical, organizational and problem solving skills, Work is performed under the administrative direction of the General Counsel with limited supervision and occasional general supervisory review. The performance evaluation is conducted through the performance evaluation system and in accordance with the University Policies & Procedures.

Skills : Process Audit, Process Improvement, Regulatory, Compliance, Due Diligence, Risk Management, Procedure Writing, Documentation Drafting, Records Retention, Legal Research, UCC Management, Legal Documentation Drafting, Mortgages.

Description :

    1. Complianced Specialist, Legal Department (Contractual Employee) Performed complex compliance research to ensure local, state and federal regulations along with contractual compliances are upheld for new and existing Service Providers.
    2. Provided summary reports of potential risks to the company.
    3. Obtained certificates of authority and other documentation that reflects that the Service Providers are in good standing.
    4. Escalated the Service Providers who have not complied with state, federal nor NAL Syncreon's compliance guidelines.
    5. Monitored insurance expirations and requested renewal certificates of insurance that comply with the coverage limits stated on the contract.
    6. Requested supporting documentation for companies that have merged or underwent name changes.
    7. Organized and maintained the physical contract files.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Masters In Business Administrations

Assistant Special Counsel Resume

Summary : A proactive professional, attentive to detail with a strong sense of urgency, with exceptional organizational skills, and communication and writing abilities. A trusted administrator imputed with a high level of discretion.

Skills : Statistical Analysis, Python, R, Optimization Analysis, Monte Carlo Simulation Analysis.

Description :

    1. Contracted Attorney, Fifth Third Bank Assess, mitigate, and manage risks, conducting analyses necessary to ensure regulatory compliance.
    2. Investigated companies and compiled evidence of fraud in government contracting, mortgage, and real estate.
    3. Audited workout loans to confirm mortgage processes comply with quality control, banking requirements, and government regulations.
    4. Identified compliance risks by performing loan level testing.
    5. Ensured organizational compliance with government regulations.
    6. Managed risks by monitoring and advising.
    7. Served as the team lead for research and legal preparation in complex corporate merger and bankruptcy case.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Juris Doctor

Associate Special Counsel Resume

Summary : Registered Patent Agent (# 67,342) - RPA Fluent in Korean, English, Japanese with the ability to read and write Chinese characters Over 2.5 years of experience in patent infringemnt lawsuits as RPA of Korean and/or Japanese document reviewers with responsibilities of analyzing and evaluating related patent claims Over 12 years of research and development (R&D) experience at Samsung Electronics (Consumer Electronics and Wireless Communications) Over 10 years of consulting experience on international safety standards.

Skills : Litigation, E-discovery, Written Correspondence, Legal Research, Real Estate, Management.

Description :

    1. Prepared fact, witness and legal issue research memos, demonstratives and pre-trial binders.
    2. Prepared witnesses for trial and deposition and created summaries of depositions in preparation for hearings and trial.
    3. Participated in the War Room during complex litigation trial by searching for relevant documents, updating exhibit lists, redacting commercially sensitive information and analyzing documents for confidentiality.
    4. Collaborated with outside counsel on potential and pending projects.
    5. Provide final product and act as liaison for both in-house and outside counsel.
    6. Acted as the liaison between counsel, agency, IT personnel and the review team.
    7. Managed workflow and scheduled according to internal and external deadlines, as well as batch distribute appropriate documents to team members; while tracking throughput and quality of each reviewer; As well as developing review resources such as acronym lists, question logs, decision logs, etc.; we also work to make recommendations to improve the quality or efficiency of the review.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Juris Doctorate In Civil Law

Assistant Special Counsel I Resume

Headline : Highly accomplished attorney with strong analytical, writing, and decision-making skills. Ability to quickly identify, understand, and address wide range of legal issues impacting business operations. Diverse background includes top law firm and significant in-house counsel experience, as well as adjunct law professor teaching experience in core business law subjects including Business and Tax Planning, Corporate Governance, Employment/HR, Advertising/Marketing, Regulatory Compliance, Tax-Exempt Organizations, and Intellectual Property.

Skills : Microsoft, Non-manager, Legal Secretary.

Description :

    1. Negotiated, drafted and reviewed company agreements, including purchase & sale, joint venture, revenue-sharing, commercial leasing, marketing, media, workforce, confidentiality and non-disclosure, and intellectual property, including complex licensing and royalty agreement with Donald J.
    2. Reviewed and revised product and service offerings, sales presentations, sales forms, and multi-media advertising campaigns and materials (digital, print, television, and radio).
    3. Advised on business and tax planning, including choice-of-entity issues, state and local business licensing and registrations, and federal income tax audit and appeal proceedings, including successful appeal and settlement of IRS audit relating to proper tax method of accounting.
    4. Responded to and resolved inquiries and document requests from FTC, FCC, State Attorneys General, BBB, and other consumer protection authorities.
    5. Handled Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, FLSA, OSHA, and USERRA matters, including investigation and resolution of wage/benefits disputes, discrimination claims, EEOC charges, and breach of contract claims.
    6. Worked with outside counsel for special litigation and regulatory matters.
    7. Provided contract review and consultation services for over 100+ facilities within a Sparks, Maryland-based long-term healthcare network.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
J.D. In Law

Sr. Special Counsel Resume

Headline : A paralegal with over fifteen years experience across several areas of law, including Real Estate, Mergers & Acquisitions, SEC, UCC, and Health Care, Ability to make sound and independent judgments and make recommendations on a wide variety of contract matters. Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new or special assignments


Skills : Witness Preparation, E-discovery, Depositions, Legal Research.

Description :

    1. Advisee clients regarding state and federal agency procedure, land use, and water quality matters.
    2. Appellatee practice before the Colorado Supreme Court regarding change of water right issues.
    3. Organized lawsuit with 600 plaintiffs to seek financial recovery from fraudulent business opportunity franchiser.
    4. Developed child sexual abuse litigation expertise; and Won substantial settlements to reimburse victims of business opportunity scam.
    5. Reviewed and revised contracts including: various vendor agreements, a regional pharmacy services agreement, a regional hospice services, and .
    6. Attorney Performed work for Bloomberg via Special Counsel.
    7. Researched case law, updated securities laws, interpreted case rulings.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
J.D.

Jr. Special Counsel Resume

Objective : Legal Assistant/Paralegal who has the formal qualifications and experience required to coordinate the activities of a busy office. Has a positive attitude and an active interest in all areas of law and is able to handle large amounts of important documents including contract management. Detail oriented, known for paying attention to little details often missed, and committed to looking after the client's interests at all time.

Skills : Litigation, Electronic Discovery, Internal Investigations.

Description :

    1. Directed all administrative and project support efforts.
    2. Conducted in-depth business-development research and compiled results for review by proposal team.
    3. Developed presentations and scheduled all executive-level meetings and travel.
    4. Prepared bi-weekly time, expense, and travel reports.
    5. Managed invoicing and billing processes.
    6. Designed, coordinated, and maintained vital competitive analysis process to facilitate implementation of aggressive company marketing strategy.
    7. Improved operations by reviewing consumer loans, reducing errors in loans more than 50%.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Certificate In Paralegal Studies

Special Counsel Resume

Objective : Accomplished attorney with a strong background in real estate, land use, and zoning, including purchase, development (residential and commercial), leasing, construction litigation, and landlord tenant matters. Proven ability to negotiate complex transactions. Offer outstanding team building, diversity training, and problem solving skills.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Outlook Express, Windows, Typing 50 Wpm, Organizational, Answering Phones.

Description :

    1. Served as resident expert on Feres doctrine for pending and potential litigation Negotiated settlement of multi-million dollar .
    2. Ensured all compliance documents are scanned into NAL Syncreon's imaging database.
    3. Assisted the Paralegal with corporate maintenance.
    4. Handled all the accounts payable and receivable for the office, balanced spreadsheets for account purposes.
    5. Communicated requirements and duties to prospective candidates.
    6. Coordinated company functions (holiday parties, BBQs, etc.) Keep current on all state and federal employment laws and employment law related compliance regulations and information.
    7. Recognized as one of the top three team members retained by the partners of the law firm managing this assignment.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
J.D.