Assistant Counsel

Bluecross Blueshield of North Carolina
Remote or Durham, NC
The majority of our roles will continue working from home until at least the end of 2021. Once it is safe to begin working onsite, employees can choose where they work - from home, in the office, or a hybrid of the two. During the interview process, our Talent Advisors will walk through our virtual-first approach and answer questions you may have.
Additional Locations:Telework - North Carolina

Job Description

Assistant Counsel provides legal services and counsel to the Company on various legal matters including interpretation & application of laws and regulations, as well as contractual relations and liability matters.

+ Advises and counsels middle and senior levels of management on diverse issues of healthcare law that arise in the Company's business operations; researches and prepares legal memoranda and opinions to apply technical legal knowledge to varying business situations and personnel issues; assists Company management with risk identification and management.

+ Drafts, negotiates, and reviews legal agreements. Drafts and reviews significant correspondence and other documents on behalf of the Company.

+ Provides legal advice and assistance to Company subsidiaries.

+ Represents the Company before federal and state regulatory authorities with jurisdiction over the Company. Assists the Company with assuring compliance with all law and regulations governing its business, including preparation and timely submission of mandated regulatory filings.

+ Provides client training on timely and relevant legal issues.

+ Researches, interprets, and advises on statutory and case law, administrative rules, and regulations. Monitors legislative and regulatory proposals, evaluates such proposals, and assists Company management with formulating the Company's position of these matters.

+ Responds to administrative complaints and information requests and represents the Company in such matters. Negotiates settlements of disputes and administrative complaints.

+ Researches and prepares legal memoranda or otherwise provides legal advice concerning unusual questions having limited precedent and involving developing areas of the law or novel questions.

+ Prepares reasoned opinions on moderately complex legal questions, prepares or advises on unusual contracts or filings.

+ Performs other duties as assigned.

Hiring Requirements

• Must be a graduate of an accredited law school

• 3 years of general legal experience or, in the alternative, 3 years of related experience in the Company or a similar setting

• Licensed to practice law in North Carolina or must obtain License within 1 year of employment

Hiring Preference:

+ Strong preference for candidates with experience working with Health Insurance or Healthcare Laws; either with a health insurance provider or a firm specializing in healthcare.

It's an exciting time to work at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina. Health care is changing, and we're leading the way. We offer more than health insurance our customers can count on. We're committed to better health and better health care − in our communities and beyond. Our employees bring energy and creativity to the workplace, and it shows in our innovative approach to improving the health and well-being of North Carolinians.

Our company is a not-for-profit with headquarters in Durham and major operations in Winston-Salem and Fayetteville. In all we employ more than 4,900 North Carolinians and serve more than 3.9 million customers.

Help us lead the charge for better health care by joining our award-winning team. Discover tremendous opportunities with us to do challenging and rewarding work. Opportunities that can lead you to a fulfilling career, work that can help others lead healthier, happier lives.

Third Party Staffing Agencies

Blue Cross NC does not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from candidates. For the protection of all parties involved in the recruiting process, resumes will only be accepted from recruiters/agencies if a signed agreement is in place at the inception of the recruiting effort and authorized for a specific position. Unsolicited resumes sent to Blue Cross NC from recruiters/agencies do not constitute any type of relationship between the recruiter/agency and Blue Cross NC and do not obligate Blue Cross NC to pay fees if we hire from those resumes.
New
6d ago

Assistant Counsel

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
Remote or Durham, NC
The majority of our roles will continue working from home until at least the end of 2021. Once it is safe to begin working onsite, employees can choose where they work - from home, in the office, or a hybrid of the two. During the interview process, our Talent Advisors will walk through our virtual-first approach and answer questions you may have.
Additional Locations:

Telework - North Carolina

Job Description

Assistant Counsel provides legal services and counsel to the Company on various legal matters including interpretation & application of laws and regulations, as well as contractual relations and liability matters.

* Advises and counsels middle and senior levels of management on diverse issues of healthcare law that arise in the Company's business operations; researches and prepares legal memoranda and opinions to apply technical legal knowledge to varying business situations and personnel issues; assists Company management with risk identification and management.
* Drafts, negotiates, and reviews legal agreements. Drafts and reviews significant correspondence and other documents on behalf of the Company.
* Provides legal advice and assistance to Company subsidiaries.
* Represents the Company before federal and state regulatory authorities with jurisdiction over the Company. Assists the Company with assuring compliance with all law and regulations governing its business, including preparation and timely submission of mandated regulatory filings.
* Provides client training on timely and relevant legal issues.
* Researches, interprets, and advises on statutory and case law, administrative rules, and regulations. Monitors legislative and regulatory proposals, evaluates such proposals, and assists Company management with formulating the Company's position of these matters.
* Responds to administrative complaints and information requests and represents the Company in such matters. Negotiates settlements of disputes and administrative complaints.
* Researches and prepares legal memoranda or otherwise provides legal advice concerning unusual questions having limited precedent and involving developing areas of the law or novel questions.
* Prepares reasoned opinions on moderately complex legal questions, prepares or advises on unusual contracts or filings.
* Performs other duties as assigned.

Hiring Requirements

* Must be a graduate of an accredited law school
* 3 years of general legal experience or, in the alternative, 3 years of related experience in the Company or a similar setting
* Licensed to practice law in North Carolina or must obtain License within 1 year of employment

Hiring Preference:

* Strong preference for candidates with experience working with Health Insurance or Healthcare Laws; either with a health insurance provider or a firm specializing in healthcare.
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6d ago

Assistant Division Counsel (Contracts)

Black Knight
Remote
Black Knight is the premier provider of integrated technology, services, data and analytics that lenders and servicers look to first to help successfully manage the entire loan life cycle. Our deep understanding of regulatory and compliance issues complements the knowledge, technology and solutions we offer to help our clients achieve their business goals. Black Knight offers leading software systems; data and analytics offerings; and information solutions that facilitate and automate many of the business processes across the mortgage life cycle.
JOB FAMILY DESCRIPTION Manages legal business matters pertaining to particular business units. Provides a variety of general contract and commercial legal services to a number of in-house clients. Reviews legal data and advises organization on appropriate legal action to be taken. Coordinates legal matters handled by outside counsel. Requires a law degree. GENERAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Manages a variety of assigned legal projects. Protects the enterprise's rights in corporate matters and business practices Heavily involved in contraction management from conception to completion Prepares legal drafts, opinions and various documents Negotiates and drafts contracts as requested by business units or other management representatives May render opinions and advice depending upon role and expertise, regarding the interpretation of contract provisions, intellectual property and other business law issues Acts as advisor on legal issues concerning legal rights, obligations and privileges Coordinates legal matters handled by outside counsel EDUCATIONAL GUIDELINES Requires a law degree from an accredited U.S. law school and admission to practice law in the appropriate jurisdiction. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES Requires demonstrated experience in drafting transactional documents, technology agreements, intellectual property, risk and other resolutions specific to the financial, computer and technology industry Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to tailor messages to be appropriate and understandable to the audience Effectively deals with issues that are complex, confidential and sensitive in nature Excellent problem-solving, critical thinking and time management skills Effective team building, coaching and persuasion skills Intermediate to advanced negotiation skills with regard to complex issues and data Knowledge of data use restrictions and vendor restrictions preferred Ability to work in high volume Ability to learn deep level Black Knight product knowledge Heavy contract experience preferred Financial services industry experience preferred Assistant Division Counsel Entry-level professional role. Basic skills with basic to moderate level of proficiency. Applies enterprise policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. Normally receives general instructions on routine work with detailed instructions on new projects or assignments. Consults with senior peers or legal management on noncomplex projects to learn through experience. Role will work under the supervision of senior Counsel. Typically requires up to three (3) years of experience as a practicing attorney. Although target pay range may vary by work location, a representative pay range for Colorado residents is: $100,000 - $125,000. Eligible to participate in medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance and disability insurance, 401(k) plan and employee stock purchase plan. Eligible to participate in the discretionary annual performance bonus. Black Knight is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, and protected veteran or military family status. Our employees' diversity is our strength, and when we embrace our differences, it makes us better and brighter. Black Knight's commitment to inclusion is at the core of who we are, and motivates us in how we do business each and every day. Location: Remote Time Type: Full time
11d ago

Assistant General Counsel

Peraton
Herndon, VA
We are seeking to fill a critical role for an Assistant General Counsel in the Northern Virginia area. Responsibilities Responsibilities Serves as primary operations and government contracts counsel for a company primarily providing services and solutions in support of federal, state and local government customers. Ensures that company practices and procedures relating to government contracting comply with federal, state and local laws and regulations, and are consistent with applicable corporate policies and procedures. Provides proactive and practical legal counsel and guidance to all business management and functional staff regarding government contracting legal matters including federal, state and local legal compliance matters Advises and coordinates with the business and functional leaders on significant matters concerning contract terms and conditions Maintains a high level of proficiency on current laws and implementing regulations, and coordinates with business management and functional staff to develop and deliver timely training, as appropriate. Assists in the prevention of disputes and litigation by proactive, early involvement and mediation in business transactions, and by conducting necessary compliance/business conduct training. Works with outside counsel, consultants and company personnel to support government solicitation responses, contract negotiations, and dispute resolution. Travels as necessary. Qualifications Required Qualifications A Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school and valid state bar membership. A minimum of 5 years experience in federal government contracting as counsel (law firm or in house) focused on labor and employment matters and support services contracting. Desired Qualifications A strong background and relevant experience in all aspects of federal, state and local procurement, a variety of commercial transactions, and international sales and procurement including both contract preparation and negotiation as well as form contract preparation. Excellent oral and written communications skills. The ability and interpersonal skills to effectively function as an integral member of the Legal and business management teams. Strong work ethic and demonstrated ability to manage a high volume workload with minimal supervision in a fast-paced, collegial environment. About Peraton Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world's leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the can't be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. EEO Statement We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law. We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Click here to get started.
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10h ago

Assistant General Counsel, Health Group

Leidos
Reston, VA
The Leidos Corporate Legal Department is seeking an Assistant General Counsel to join our team at our Reston, VA headquarters. This role requires an Attorney experienced in government and commercial contracting matters, managing and handling litigation, claims, disputes and investigations. The position will report to the Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Health Group and work closely with various members of the legal, contracts, ethics and compliance, procurement, internal audit, and finance departments, as well as various line organization functions and personnel.

This is a great opportunity to support a growth business in an exciting industry while working at a large company with an established law department. In recent years, the Leidos Legal Department has been recognized as Washington's Law Department of the Year by The National Law Journal for Major Deals/Litigation and as Outstanding Law Department of the Year by the Association of Corporate Counsel for the National Capital Region (ACC). The Leidos Legal Department also received ACC's Community Service Award.
This position will be located at Leidos Headquarters in Reston, VA.

Responsibilities:

+ Advise on all aspects of government and commercial contract law formation and performance.

+ Draft, negotiate, and interpret contracts with Leidos Health Group customers, partners, and vendors, including master service agreements, non-disclosure agreements, teaming agreements, subcontract agreements, software license agreements, and business associate agreements.

+ Handle, oversee and manage claims, disputes and litigation, including outside counsel as necessary.

+ Manage, conduct and/or assist with various internal and external legal investigations.

+ Interact with other attorneys and internal clients on various legal counseling activities.

+ Proactively anticipate and respond to requests for legal advice from business management.

Required Qualifications:

+ A Juris Doctor from an accredited law school and a member in good standing of a US state bar.

+ A minimum of 8 years of relevant legal experience -- in-house, at a top tier law firm and/or in government service.

+ Strong background in government and commercial contracting, handling disputes, claims and litigation, and conducting investigations.

+ Ability to work under pressure and prioritize and manage workload, manage simultaneous tasks, and meet deadlines with a changing, fast-paced environment.

+ Sound business judgment, exceptional communications and interpersonal skills, and strategic thinking, as well as superior time-management and organizational skills.

+ Superior written and oral communication skills.

+ Excellent business judgment and the ability to work well in a collegial, team-oriented environment, and develop comprehensive solutions to challenging issues.

Desired Qualifications:

+ Prior experience at a government contractor or in a government contracts private practice group is a plus, as is experience with healthcare contracts.

+ Member of the Virginia State Bar or eligible for admission as Virginia Corporate Counsel.

Key Attributes for Success in this Role:

+ Demonstrated skills in client relationships and ability to communicate effectively with senior management.

+ Ability to demonstrate superior legal and analytical expertise and business-oriented approach to problem solving.

+ Excellent judgment and initiative in selecting the most effective solutions.

+ Ability to manage, handle and balance a high volume of matters, and prioritize assignments to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

+ Exceptional interpersonal skills and a commitment to professionalism, integrity and collegiality.

+ Flexibility and willingness to work on a broad range of legal matters.

+ Self-motivated and ability to complete matters without extensive supervision.

+ Highly responsive and organized.

Pay Range: REQNUMBER: R-00068362

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.
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5d ago

Assistant General Counsel, Health Group

Leidos Holdings Inc.
Reston, VA
The Leidos Corporate Legal Department is seeking an Assistant General Counsel to join our team at our Reston, VA headquarters. This role requires an Attorney experienced in government and commercial contracting matters, managing and handling litigation, claims, disputes and investigations. The position will report to the Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Health Group and work closely with various members of the legal, contracts, ethics and compliance, procurement, internal audit, and finance departments, as well as various line organization functions and personnel.

This is a great opportunity to support a growth business in an exciting industry while working at a large company with an established law department. In recent years, the Leidos Legal Department has been recognized as Washington's Law Department of the Year by The National Law Journal for Major Deals/Litigation and as Outstanding Law Department of the Year by the Association of Corporate Counsel for the National Capital Region (ACC). The Leidos Legal Department also received ACC's Community Service Award.
This position will be located at Leidos Headquarters in Reston, VA.

Responsibilities:

* Advise on all aspects of government and commercial contract law formation and performance.
* Draft, negotiate, and interpret contracts with Leidos Health Group customers, partners, and vendors, including master service agreements, non-disclosure agreements, teaming agreements, subcontract agreements, software license agreements, and business associate agreements.
* Handle, oversee and manage claims, disputes and litigation, including outside counsel as necessary.
* Manage, conduct and/or assist with various internal and external legal investigations.
* Interact with other attorneys and internal clients on various legal counseling activities.
* Proactively anticipate and respond to requests for legal advice from business management.

Required Qualifications:

* A Juris Doctor from an accredited law school and a member in good standing of a US state bar.
* A minimum of 8 years of relevant legal experience -- in-house, at a top tier law firm and/or in government service.
* Strong background in government and commercial contracting, handling disputes, claims and litigation, and conducting investigations.
* Ability to work under pressure and prioritize and manage workload, manage simultaneous tasks, and meet deadlines with a changing, fast-paced environment.
* Sound business judgment, exceptional communications and interpersonal skills, and strategic thinking, as well as superior time-management and organizational skills.
* Superior written and oral communication skills.
* Excellent business judgment and the ability to work well in a collegial, team-oriented environment, and develop comprehensive solutions to challenging issues.

Desired Qualifications:

* Prior experience at a government contractor or in a government contracts private practice group is a plus, as is experience with healthcare contracts.
* Member of the Virginia State Bar or eligible for admission as Virginia Corporate Counsel.

Key Attributes for Success in this Role:

* Demonstrated skills in client relationships and ability to communicate effectively with senior management.
* Ability to demonstrate superior legal and analytical expertise and business-oriented approach to problem solving.
* Excellent judgment and initiative in selecting the most effective solutions.
* Ability to manage, handle and balance a high volume of matters, and prioritize assignments to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
* Exceptional interpersonal skills and a commitment to professionalism, integrity and collegiality.
* Flexibility and willingness to work on a broad range of legal matters.
* Self-motivated and ability to complete matters without extensive supervision.
* Highly responsive and organized.

Pay Range:

COVID Response

Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. Effective December 8, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500 information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company's 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Securing Your Data

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.
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5d ago

Director, Assistant General Counsel - Transactions

Capital One
McLean, VA
Center 1 (19052), United States of America, McLean, VirginiaDirector, Assistant General Counsel - Transactions
The Team CAST (Corporate and Strategic Transactions) is a team within Capital One's Legal Department that is comprised of a dynamic group of legal professionals who support Capital One's transactional activity, including mergers & acquisitions, strategic investments, complex procurement and outsourcing contracts, line of business transactions and partnerships, and corporate real estate transactions. In addition, attorneys and other legal professionals within CAST advise our diversified businesses on a broad range of business matters in a constantly changing and stimulating environment. Through its bold initiatives, state of the art infrastructure, breadth of talent, and dynamic work environment, the Legal Department of Capital One has become one of the most highly admired corporate legal departments in the country. The Role The Director, Assistant General Counsel will be responsible for the following: Responsible for advice and counsel on, and independently manage (including drafting and negotiating), a variety of complex transactions, including mergers and acquisitions Leading complex due diligence reviews, business line partnerships, portfolio sales and acquisitions, alliances and other business agreements, marketing agreements, complex procurement and outsourcing contracts, and venture capital investments Counseling and advising client groups, including providing legal advice on complex legal issues Implementing and monitoring repeatable, controlled processes for transactional work When necessary, managing and coordinating outside counsel The Person The successful candidate will be a seasoned legal professional with proven ability to operate effectively in a complex, highly regulated, and evolving environment. The candidate will have a demonstrated ability and willingness to work as a team player, interacting with associates across departments and job levels; the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision; strong organizational skills with impeccable attention to detail; excellent analytical, oral and written communication skills; and the ability to work cooperatively with internal constituents to create efficient processes and to get issues resolved across organizational boundaries. Exceptional negotiation skills and the ability to identify, lead and manage a negotiation team as well as the ability to manage multiple transactions, take on new responsibilities and handle novel issues is critical. Basic Qualifications: Juris Doctor from an accredited law school Active member in good standing of at least one state bar At least 6 years of experience in a law firm, in-house legal department, or a combination, with a focus on private and public mergers and acquisitions, portfolio and other asset sales and acquisitions, credit card partnerships, or venture capital investments Preferred Qualifications: Experience across a range of commercial transactions including in-house procurement or supply chain management transactions 2+ years of experience providing advice and counsel on transactions to clients in the financial services industry Experience with Google Workspace At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.
No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City's Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Capital One Recruiting at 1-800-304-9102 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@capitalone.com. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. For technical support or questions about Capital One's recruiting process, please send an email to Careers@capitalone.com Capital One does not provide, endorse nor guarantee and is not liable for third-party products, services, educational tools or other information available through this site. Capital One Financial is made up of several different entities. Please note that any position posted in Canada is for Capital One Canada, any position posted in the United Kingdom is for Capital One Europe and any position posted in the Philippines is for Capital One Philippines Service Corp. (COPSSC).
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9h ago

Assistant General Counsel, Regulatory

Robinhood
Remote
Join a leading fintech company that's democratizing finance for all.

Robinhood was founded on a simple idea: that our financial markets should be accessible to all. With customers at the heart of our decisions, Robinhood is lowering barriers and providing greater access to financial information. Together, we are building products and services that help create a financial system everyone can participate in.

Just as we focus on our customers, we also strive to create an inclusive environment where our employees can thrive and do impactful work. We are proud of the competitive products and company culture we continue to build and have been recognized as:

  • Glassdoor Best Places to Work 2020
  • TIME100 Most Influential Companies 2021
  • Fortune Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance™ 2021 and Fortune Best Workplaces for Millennials™ 2021
We're growing and looking for...

We continue to hire Robinhoodies at a rapid pace to drive this journey, and with that growth comes necessary change. We're seeking culture builders and curious thinkers looking to co-author the next chapters of our story. We're in build mode, majorly expanding our team while also growing up as a company. Joining now means helping shape our structures and systems, then taking part as we launch into our ambitious future.

Check out life at Robinhood on The Muse!

About the role

Robinhood's is looking for an Assistant General Counsel to join our growing Regulatory legal team. We are looking for an attorney with experience in securities and broker-dealer regulatory issues who is excited to work at the intersection of regulation, technology, and finance. We are looking for a highly adaptable and collaborative person who can handle ambiguity and rapidly shifting priorities with flexibility and patience. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing company and contribute to our mission to democratize finance for all.

Your day-to-day will involve:
  • Navigating complex regulatory frameworks to help the business design innovative financial products and services
  • Identifying and drafting necessary changes to the firm's systems and procedures to meet the requirements of new rules/regulations
  • Engaging with regulators, including SEC and FINRA, and other external parties
  • Drafting agreements, policies and procedures, disclosures, account documentation and website materials
  • Resolve account issues related to estates, bankruptcies, powers of attorney, and related matters.
  • Monitoring SEC/FINRA and SRO rule developments and making resulting recommendations
  • Researching securities and brokerage questions and providing legal analysis and recommendations
  • Partnering cross-functionally with teams including litigation, compliance, product and government affairs
About you:
  • J.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) and membership in at least 1 U.S. state bar
  • 5+ years of legal practice experience specializing in broker-dealer regulatory law
  • Knowledge or expertise in the rules and regulations relevant to broker-dealers
  • Track record of developing practical solutions to novel problems
  • Exceptional project management and communication skills
Bonus points:
  • In-house legal experience
  • Experience at a federal or state financial regulatory agency
  • Experience with technology or start-up organizations

We're looking for more growth-minded and collaborative people to be a part of our journey in democratizing finance for all. If you're ready to give 100% in helping us achieve our mission-we'd love to have you apply even if you feel unsure about whether you meet every single requirement in this posting. At Robinhood, we're looking for people invigorated by our mission, values, and drive to change the world, not just those who simply check off all the boxes.

Robinhood promotes diversity and provides equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We are dedicated to building a company that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work (and work environment) will be for everyone. Additionally, Robinhood provides reasonable accommodations for candidates on request and respects applicants' privacy rights. To review Robinhood's Privacy Policy please visit rbnhd.co/applicant-privacy.

Robinhood's benefits include generous time off, 401(k) participation with employer match, comprehensive health coverage, a health savings account (HSA), wellness benefits, backup childcare and education stipends (all benefits are subject to applicable taxes and based on eligibility).

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1d ago

Director, Assistant General Counsel - Security

Snowflake Computing
McLean, VA
There is only one Data Cloud. Snowflake's founders started from scratch and designed a data platform built for the cloud that is effective, affordable, and accessible to all data users. But it didn't stop there. They engineered Snowflake to power the Data Cloud, where thousands of organizations unlock the value of their data with near-unlimited scale, concurrency, and performance. This is our vision: a world with endless insights to tackle the challenges and opportunities of today and reveal the possibilities of tomorrow.

We are hiring a Director, Assistant General Counsel - Security. This role will report to Snowflake's Vice President and Deputy General Counsel - Infrastructure and Data and work closely with Snowflake's Security, Compliance and Privacy teams. As Snowflake's Director, Assistant General Counsel - Security, you will be an integral part of the cross-functional team that protects the data entrusted to Snowflake. This role calls for a self-motivated team player who can proactively manage multiple projects and lead cross-functional teams. Superb written and verbal communication skills are critical for successfully conveying complex and nuanced issues to executives in a clear and concise manner. We are looking for someone with demonstrated leadership skills who can hit the ground running and make an immediate impact.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist Snowflake's Security and Compliance teams in maintaining a comprehensive security incident response program, including threat detection, investigation, containment and mitigation Provide comprehensive legal counseling on Snowflake's security incident response program Ensure Snowflake's threat detection, investigation, containment and mitigation complies with Snowflake's policies and procedures, as well as all applicable laws Help improve, automate and scale Snowflake's processes and procedures Help maintain our strong security culture at Snowflake Monitor emerging cybersecurity policies, standards and regulations REQUIREMENTS: BA/BS and JD from an accredited law school Minimum of 8 years as a practicing attorney, with at least 4 years working inhouse for a technology company, preferrable SaaS Minimum of 6 years of cybersecurity experience, including supporting threat detection, investigation, containment and mitigation Experience with information security frameworks and compliance (i.e., NIST 8-00-53, ISO27001, SOC 1 and SOC 2) Experience with U.S. cybersecurity laws, regulations and standards (i.e., Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, Electronic Communications and Privacy Act) and general familiarity with global cybersecurity laws, regulations and standards Ability to communication concisely and precisely in writing and verbally Outstanding analytical and organizational skills Strong bias for action and ownership Ability to work cross functionally and delivery results Attitude that no project is too big or too small Comfort working in an extremely fast-paced environment Sense of humor! Snowflake is growing fast, and we're scaling our team to help enable and accelerate our growth. We are looking for people who share our values, challenge ordinary thinking, and push the pace of innovation while building a future for themselves and Snowflake. How do you want to make your impact?
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3d ago

Assistant General Counsel, Employment Law

Oak Street Health
Remote or Chicago, IL

Role Description:

Oak Street Health is seeking an experienced Assistant General Counsel, Employment Law to support our rapid growth. The candidate will join the Oak Street Health Legal and Compliance team and will interact with and support various groups across the company, with a primary focus on employment law and physician relations. The position will report to the Chief Legal Officer (CLO) and regularly partner with Human Resources and other Legal Team members to provide employment related legal services. This position will have primary responsibility for Oak Street Health's employment law matters. The Assistant General Counsel, Employment Law will be dedicated to providing legal support including, but not limited to, day-to-day employment counseling on a wide variety of matters, wage and hour compliance support, managing immigration matters, benefits support, and risk management guidance. Provide legal training to members of management and business partners. This position can be performed remotely in part; must be willing to travel periodically to Chicago, IL for in person meetings.

The Assistant General Counsel, Employment Law manages outside counsel and, as the legal function grows, legal and paraprofessional staff and will provide input on departmental performance metrics, capacity planning, budgeting, assignment of work, and process improvement.

Core Responsibilities:

Oak Street Health seeks an experienced attorney with strong expertise in employment law. Additional responsibilities include:

  • The ability to develop and maintain positive and effective relationships with business partners at all levels across the enterprise as well as with colleagues on the Legal team is a must. Ideal candidates for this role will have in-house or law firm experience supporting health care, professional services and/or retail clients, strong business acumen, excellent counseling skills, the ability to take a strategic and business-focused approach to complex employment issues and an entrepreneurial mindset. This position will afford invaluable experience within a fast-paced and dynamic organization.

  • Develop the position of the employment law function as a strategic adviser, building engagement with the Human Resources leadership team and business partners.

  • Provide expert, ethical and pragmatic advice on a wide range of employee relations matters, including disciplinary issues, benefits and policy compliance.

  • Proactively identify arising risk areas and develop risk mitigation solutions.

  • Manage all formal and informal employment related claims (EEOC or otherwise) and litigation.

  • Create, conduct and implement training modules on a variety of labor and employment-related topics.

  • Support HR policy development and roll out and create and maintain relevant precedents across multiple states in which Oak Street Health operates..

  • Draft, negotiate, interpret and enforce employment contracts and other employment-related agreements.

  • Ensure awareness and compliance with federal, state and local labor and employment laws.

What are we looking for?

· J.D. Degree required. Must be a member in good standing of the Bar of at least one of the 50 states. Strong academic credentials.

· 5+ years of employment law experience at a law firm or in-house required. In-house experience at a public company is a significant plus.

  • A sound understanding of all aspects of employment law and an ability to apply that knowledge pragmatically in a commercial environment

  • Experience in developing policies and procedures for ensuring corporate compliance required

· Experience interacting regularly with senior business leadership.

· Detail and solutions oriented.

· Independent and comfortable operating on a semi-autonomous basis.

· Must be willing to actively engage and dive into projects; this is not just a management role.

· Ability to be practical and display good business judgment.

· Comfortable working in a fast-paced high activity environment.

· Strong ability to influence, provide point of view and to listen.

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

· Ability to effectively work with various departments and levels (including senior management) and manage cross functional teams.

· Ability to maintain confidentiality and properly treat sensitive information.

· Ability to handle ambiguity and juggle many matters at once.

· Must be willing to travel periodically to Chicago, IL for meetings.

· Someone who embodies being “Oaky”

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Average Salary For an Assistant Counsel

Based on recent jobs postings on Zippia, the average salary in the U.S. for an Assistant Counsel is $65,972 per year or $32 per hour. The highest paying Assistant Counsel jobs have a salary over $104,000 per year while the lowest paying Assistant Counsel jobs pay $41,000 per year

Average Assistant Counsel Salary
$65,000 yearly
$32 hourly
Updated October 21, 2021
41000
10 %
65000
Median
104000
90 %

Highest Paying Cities For Assistant Counsel

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Long Beach, CA
$102,326
$49.20
New York, NY
$98,085
$47.16
Washington, DC
$95,862
$46.09
Greeley, CO
$84,414
$40.58
Boston, MA
$76,718
$36.88
Richmond, VA
$71,956
$34.59

5 Common Career Paths For an Assistant Counsel

Attorney

Generally, an attorney's responsibility is to advise the client with an ongoing lawsuit on the legal procedures and provide strategies to resolve the case as early as possible. An attorney compiles necessary documents or any records for appeal and client's defense. Attorneys must acquire strong problem-solving and critical-thinking skills to mediate disputes and settle pending litigation for the client's best interest. In some cases, an attorney's procedure depends on any evidence and research presented during the trial period. An attorney is expected to present clients on legal proceedings, seeking justice and justifying the law.

Senior Counselor

The responsibilities of a senior counselor will depend on one's line of work or industry of employment. Most of the time, a senior counselor works with the youth, particularly children. They focus on facilitating recreational programs, ensuring a safe and fun experience for them. They may also assess the children's condition and needs, providing them with the necessary assistance and guidance. Furthermore, when a senior counselor must reach out to parents and guardians, they may inform them of any concerns or progress.

Case Manager

A case manager is responsible for giving advice, handling plans for the client's recovery, and connecting with other human service professionals to ask for further options and recommendations for the client's concerns. Case managers should have excellent communication and listening skills to evaluate the client's needs, ensuring that they will have the utmost care and safety through efficient advocacy. A case manager should be able to provide a reliable support system for the client and monitor progress to achieve wellness and guarantee satisfaction.

General Counsel

A general counsel, also called a chief legal officer, is the chief lawyer in the legal department of an organization. The counsel represents an enterprise for any pending legal matters. They work proactively to lessen possible problems associated with legalities and potential risks. They have to monitor practices and the people within the law firm for misconduct. They also perform dominant roles in regulation, ethics, public affairs, and legislation. It is common for them to serve as the public spokesperson of the company during the publicity of legal matters.

Assistant Manager

An assistant manager provides assistance and support to the direct manager in ensuring that the business runs smoothly with guaranteed satisfaction. An associate manager helps organize daily projects and manages employees to make sure that tasks are being done in a timely and accurate manner. Assistant managers are also expected to develop a good relationship with the whole workforce and clients to contribute to a successful and healthy workplace. An assistant manager is also required to present practical strategies for business growth, monitor daily operations, and communicate with clients for any possible suggestions and complaints.

Illustrated Career Paths For an Assistant Counsel