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Posted on May 11, 2022

POSITION: Senior Counsel, Global Corporate Transactions

COMPANY: Chubb

LOCATION: Philadelphia, PA or Northern NJ

REPORTS TO: Senior Managing Counsel, Global Corporate Transactions

Chubb is the world's largest publicly traded property and casualty insurance company. With operations in 54 countries and territories, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance, and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. As an underwriting company, we assess, assume and manage risk with insight and discipline. We service and pay our claims fairly and promptly. The company is also defined by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength, and local operations globally. Parent company Chubb Limited is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CB) and is a component of the S&P 500 index. Chubb maintains executive offices in Zurich, New York, London, Paris and other locations, and employs approximately 31,000 people worldwide. Additional information can be found at: www.chubb.com.

Based in Philadelphia or Northern New Jersey, this attorney will be responsible for providing legal support on a wide variety of matters, including information technology, intellectual property, outsourcing, real estate, financial services agreements, and general corporate and vendor transactions, in support of Chubb’s Global Operations, Information Technology, Real Estate, Procurement, and other support groups such as HR, and Marketing and Communications. 

This is a “hands on” position for the corporate generalist, the position interacts with fellow in-house legal personnel and Chubb business units globally, with minimal assistance from outside counsel.

Education and Experience:

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in negotiating and drafting vendor and other third-party agreements, including technology, real estate, software licensing, procurement and other service provider arrangements; experience with drafting and negotiating real estate office leases, large scale technology and outsourcing agreements and related master services agreements is required.  Knowledge regarding privacy laws and regulations.  Experience with digital, software-as-a-service, and artificial intelligence engagements and related agreements preferred.

The candidate must have the ability to competently manage multiple projects and transactions; project management skills; strong personal accountability, follow-up and initiative; intelligence and creative problem-solving ability; the ability to balance business and legal needs; and strong communication skills (oral, written and presentation).

The candidate also must have graduated with a Juris Doctor degree in the top of their class from an accredited top-tier law school, be admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania and/or New Jersey and should have at least 5 years of relevant experience in a law firm and/or an in-house law department, with for-profit in-house experience preferred.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 8-10+ years of legal negotiations and agreement drafting experience. 
  • Proven ability to effectively manage the following: both upward and downward communication through the organization, a diverse set of colleagues, and to successfully influence outcomes.
  • Strong technical skills and knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.
  • Builds strong relationships within the organization, project teams and vendors.
  • Strong organizational, multitasking and prioritization skills; ability to manage multiple projects in a dynamic fast paced environment; ability to manage others and drive results.
  • Excellent ability to drive results; strong presentation skills; strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and proven ability to work effectively with teams.
  • This individual will need strong negotiating, financial, analytical, interpersonal and influence management skills, but more importantly, will need to be flexible and adaptable to evolving organizational demands.  

Compatibility with the Chubb Legal Core Competencies:

Chubb Legal is committed to providing best-in-class legal and compliance services to Chubb’s business units and support groups.  Chubb Legal emphasizes teamwork, expertise and a “can-do” attitude.  Chubb Legal is committed to constant improvement and adding value for its clients.  Chubb Legal takes pride in delivering consistent customer satisfaction, advancing self-development among team members, and participating in company and team initiatives – all with a focus on superior execution. 

Chubb offers a competitive salary plus cash bonus, equity opportunities and a comprehensive benefits package including life, health, dental, vision, a generous retirement savings plan with a generous company match, disability coverage, stock purchase plan, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, and business casual dress.

Sound like the right job for you? For consideration, please apply below. If you’d like additional information about Chubb, please visit our website at www.chubb.com.

If you have any questions, please contact Kim Takacs (kim.takacs@chubb.com).

APPLY: https://careers.chubb.com/global/en/job/346853/Senior-Counsel-Global-Corporate-Transactions


Posted on April 29, 2022
 

Position: Counsel - Government Contracts Compliance

Company: Comcast

Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.

Job Summary

The Counsel, Government Contracts Compliance will advise on a variety of legal and regulatory matters and play a pivotal role in driving management of global compliance initiatives, including design, implementation and maintenance of policies, systems, analytics and other controls, primarily in connection with federal, state, and local government contracts, but also in connection with other areas, as needed. The Counsel will work collaboratively with stakeholders across the Cable Legal Compliance Team, Law Department, business units, and other functions, including Human Resources, Finance, Marketing, Political Affairs, and Internal Audit, to provide expertise and guidance on compliance risks, and to support implementation of and enhance the compliance program, with a heavy focus on federal government contracts compliance. This position reports to the Assistant Deputy General Counsel, Compliance.

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Provide sound, practical legal and regulatory advice to internal clients and business units regarding compliance with applicable laws and company policies in connection with a range of transactions and matters.
  • Support the design, implementation, and maintenance of key global compliance initiatives, including risk assessments, policies, metrics, communications, monitoring, and investigation oversight, to support a best-in-class compliance program.
  • Perform the general duties of associate level attorney for addressing government contracts issues, including but not limited to managing bid protests, pursuing claims and disputes, changes and equitable adjustments, contract formation and administration, ethics and compliance, mergers and acquisitions, suspension and debarment, small business programs (including 8(a), SDVO, HUBZone, and WOSB), prime/sub/vendor relations, teaming agreements, joint ventures, DCAA audits, cost allowability issues, terminations, intellectual property, and facility and personnel security clearances and matters involving classified information.
  • Expertise with agency statutes and regulations such as the FAR, DFARS, False Claims Act, Mandatory Disclosure Rule, BAA, TAA, Truthful Cost or Pricing Data Act (formerly TINA), Wage Rate Requirements (Construction) Act (formerly Davis-Bacon), 41 USC Chapter 65 (formerly Walsh-Healey Act), Fair Labor Standards Act, the Service Contract Labor Standards statute (formerly Service Contract Act), Organizational Conflicts of Interest (OCIs), Procurement Integrity Act (including “revolving door” rules), and gifts & gratuities.
  • Assist with drafting and implementing policies, procedures, and practices to support compliance with government contracting requirements.
  • Monitor and advise on regulatory changes impacting government contracting or the Company as a government contractor.
  • Develop relationships, processes, and activities that support and continuously improve the delivery of legal services related to government contracting and compliance to the Company's business units.
  • Drive implementation of remedial and preventive action as necessary.
  • Partner with others in the Cable Legal Compliance Team and other stakeholders to help develop, implement, communicate, and maintain legal and compliance policies and procedures.
  • Conduct comprehensive business risk assessments for relevant business units to identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; develop and implement risk mitigation and corrective action plans.
  • Coordinate with others in the Law Department to anticipate and understand changing business models and to develop corresponding processes to ensure compliance with applicable legal and regulatory requirements.

Qualifications/Requirements Basic Qualifications

  • Significant experience in government contracts, administrative procedures, and client counseling. In-house experience a plus. Current DoD Secret security clearance is highly desired. 
  • Excellent research and writing skills. Good organizational and project management skills.  Excellent communication skills (both oral and written). Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited law school.  At least 4-7 years experience as a practicing attorney.
  • Must be a member in good standing of the State Bar of Pennsylvania or member in good standing of another State Bar and registered (or able to register) in Pennsylvania as in-house counsel.
  • Knowledge of compliance mandates and regulatory bodies critical to a publicly-traded, global company.

Employees at all levels are expected to:

  • Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job.
  • Own the customer experience - think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services.
  • Know your stuff - be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and experiences.
  • Win as a team - make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas.
  • Be an active part of the Net Promoter System - a way of working that brings more employee and customer feedback into the company - by joining huddles, making call backs and helping us elevate opportunities to do better for our customers.
  • Drive results and growth.
  • Respect and promote inclusion & diversity.
  • Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities.

Disclaimer:

  • This information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.

Education

  • Juris Doctor

Relevant Work Experience

  • 2-5 Years

Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Comcast provides to compensate and recognize employees for their work. Most sales positions are eligible for a Commission under the terms of an applicable plan, while most non-sales positions are eligible for a Bonus. Additionally, Comcast provides best-in-class Benefits. We believe that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most, and should help you care for those who matter most. That’s why we provide an array of options, expert guidance and always-on tools, that are personalized to meet the needs of your reality – to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life. Please visit the compensation and benefits summary on our careers site for more details.

APPLY: https://jobs.comcast.com/jobs/description/regular?external_or_internal=External&job_id=R334828


Posted on April 5, 2022

POSITION: Associate General Counsel, Fleet/Mobility & Growth Ventures

COMPANY: Holman Enterprises / ARI, an Integrated Automotive Services Company

LOCATION: Mount Laurel, NJ

JOB SUMMARY: The Associate General Counsel, Fleet/Mobility & Growth Ventures will partner with the Fleet/Mobility Business and its management team to draft and negotiate diverse transactional and business agreements including contracts with clients, suppliers and other business partners.  The Associate General Counsel will be at the intersection of Autonomous, Connected, Electric and Shared vehicles, helping to design, operationalize and implement new products and services.

Principal Duties:

  • Partners with Holman Commercial Team to support development and implementation of new products and services, and related business partnerships and alliances;
  • Partners with Holman Strategy Office and Holman Growth Ventures on specific strategic initiatives and on investment transactions and corporate venture capital work;
  • Manages litigation, investigations, and administrative proceedings for assigned Businesses, i.e. Fleet/Mobility;
  • Supports legal compliance, with an emphasis on data security and data privacy;
  • Seeks to understand the Businesses and Functions, in order to provide practical advice, responding to needs, and enabling results;
  • Advises and resolves both routine issues, and complex legal questions, independently, with colleagues, and with outside counsel;
  • Identifies and mitigates material risk, and supports enterprise risk management activities;
  • Establishes and develops relationships with outside counsel, including global legal relationships established by Senior Vice President & General Counsel; and,
  • Assists the Senior Vice President & General Counsel on other matters, when requested.

Essential Functions:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with a commitment to being a PARTNER to the Business for Good Purpose, with "PARTNER" being an acronym for Practical Advice, Responding to Needs, Enabling Results;
  • Effectively listen and seek first to understand, then able to be understood, with emphasis on providing practical solutions;
  • Handle multiple and competing priorities, while maintaining strong forward momentum toward professional development (refining skills, gaining new skills, deepening substantive knowledge, gaining expertise in new areas);
  • High degree of professionalism and confidentiality;
  • Ability to effectively negotiate;
  • Ability to persuasively influence others' opinions verbally and in writing;
  • Ability to influence without formal authority; and,
  • Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively with cross-function teams. Trustworthy, loyal, friendly, helpful, relational, while retaining gravitas.  Displays courage, conviction and integrity.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctor degree required;
  • Member of the New Jersey bar (or PA or DE or other state, with NJ in-house license obtained post-hire);
  • Minimum of four to six years' experience in law firm environment, preferably a 250+ lawyer firm, preferably handling a variety of business / transactional matters (M&A, financing, JVs, venture investments, complex commercial contracts);
  • Minimum four to six years' experience in an in-house counsel position (preferably a B2B contract services provider), or serving as external counsel to start-ups and emerging businesses, also desired.  Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) or similar service contract experience is a differentiator. Bankruptcy and secured transaction work or willingness to learn, is a differentiator;
  • Spanish language skill is a differentiator. Experience in commercial real estate and corporate law preferred; and,
  • Highly skilled in Microsoft Office suite applications; must be fast and accurate typist—we draft / comment our own contracts and related documents.

Holman will provide reasonable accommodation to complete an application upon request, consistent with applicable law. If you require an accommodation to complete your application, please contact Erica Zee, Corporate Recruiter at erica.zee@holman.com.

APPLY: https://careers.holmanenterprises.com/us/en/job/R0037969/Associate-General-Counsel

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