Top Associate Counsel Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an Associate Counsel. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Associate Counsel resumes they appeared on. For example, 10.4% of Associate Counsel resumes contained Legal Documents as a skill. Let's find out what skills an Associate Counsel actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Associate Counsel resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

2. Ensure Compliance

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Here's how Ensure Compliance is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Negotiated vendor contracts to ensure compliance with company policy.
  • Review advertising, marketing, email and text message campaigns to ensure compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Worked with all departments to facilitate operational improvements, provide legal guidance, and ensure compliance with applicable laws.
  • Oversee the maintenance of internal legal filing system and landowner databases to ensure compliance with all contractual requirements.
  • Supervised claim examiners in three regional offices to ensure compliance with state and federal claims-handling guidelines.
  • Review discovery and other sworn documents to ensure compliance with all department and firm-wide directives.
  • Analyze contracts to ensure compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and other regulations.
  • Analyzed new product innovations and broker-dealer sales practices to ensure compliance with applicable laws.
  • Edited, authored employee policies and handbooks to ensure compliance with pertinent laws.
  • Review solicitation requests to ensure compliance with terms and conditions.
  • Co-developed "first-of-its-kind" financial guidelines and procedures to ensure compliance with GAAP and internal financial policies.

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3. Real Estate

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Here's how Real Estate is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Provided legal advice to real estate developers and investors, hospitality and other companies, nonprofit tenant association.
  • Serve as California general counsel of a family-owned investment corporation, which concentrates on residential real estate.
  • Researched various real estate regulations and negotiated real estate lease agreements.
  • Collaborated with real estate department to prepare client financial documentation.
  • Recruited national real estate management client that provided regular business.
  • Monitored a variety of real estate litigation matters.
  • Help maintain satisfactory real estate relations.
  • Advised partners and senior management on entity formation/restructuring, fund management, joint ventures, real estate, and investor relations.
  • Drafted and negotiated general business contracts for business units across the company including procurement, IT, HR and real estate.
  • Supported complex real estate transactions in law firm's Washington, DC, Northern Virginia and New York City offices.
  • Reviewed, drafted and finalized agreements regarding purchases and sales, technology licensing, real estate, and personnel matters.
  • Provided business law, environmental law, intellectual property and real estate law services to $ 700MM international scaffolding subcontractor.
  • Advised University and University Hospital officials on leases, commercial agreements, real estate issues, and research park matters.
  • Reviewed, drafted and finalized agreements regarding purchases and sales, licensing, real estate, confidentiality and employment disputes.
  • Perform document review and draft real estate offer contracts for a small commercial and residential real estate investment corporation.
  • Manage all real estate matters for project development and financing, including title review, title policies and surveys.
  • Act as counsel for various real estate investment vehicles, including a public non-traded real estate investment trust.
  • Handled general business and real estate transactions, U.C.C./secured transactions, family and probate matters, and contracts.
  • Maintain knowledge of commercial real estate practices, laws, and trends and their effect on title risk.
  • Prepared writ petitions in state assault and defamation, state real estate, and federal employment cases.

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4. Intellectual Property

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Here's how Intellectual Property is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Assisted in high-profile litigation matters involving questions of complex constitutional, federal and state law, including intellectual property disputes.
  • Advised business unit lawyers and business clients on technology and intellectual property law.
  • Managed intellectual property programs, including trademark and patent applications and registrations.
  • Researched legal issues pertaining to intellectual property and prepared internal legal memorandum.
  • Communicated to senior management the importance of patents and intellectual property.
  • Analyzed intellectual property agreements and actively protected clients' diverse portfolios.
  • Managed intellectual property and technology legal issues and matters.
  • Draft and negotiate intellectual property agreements.
  • Organized intellectual property ownership information.
  • Expanded firm s practice to include appellate cases and grew revenue by handling civil appeals and taking on intellectual property litigation.
  • Negotiate exclusive joint research program and intellectual property rights with the University of California for the first time in history.
  • General intellectual property law covering patents, trademark, copyrights, and trade secrets as well as contract law.
  • Responded to intellectual property issues, consumer complaints, law enforcement inquiries and potential Federal Trade Commission compliance issues.
  • Investigate and respond to a variety of complaints, including employment, intellectual property, and contract matters.
  • Advise management and business personnel on intellectual property matters, including licensing matters and stock image issues.
  • Managed the intellectual property practice; drafted trademark applications, and responded to USPTO office actions.
  • Monitor intellectual property registration and assist with shutting down the unauthorized use of IP assets.
  • Implemented intellectual property policies --- trademark, trade secret, copyright and patent.
  • Consulted on intellectual property and First Amendment cases.
  • Advised business clients on intellectual property issues.

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5. Treatment Plans

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Here's how Treatment Plans is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Developed individualized treatment plans that defined services and interventions and updated treatment plans according to documentation requirements.
  • Participate in screening/assessment process and develop treatment plans for clients in accordance with State Regulatory/CARF guidelines.
  • Performed intake assessments; developed treatment plans in a family and individual counseling practice
  • Developed treatment plans & person-centered recovery plans.
  • Assisted in the development of consumer's treatment plans, goal setting and revisions of plans as directed by interdisciplinary team.
  • Maintain progress notes and develop treatment plans for all clients to ensure proper documentation of session content and interventions.
  • Prepared treatment plans and regularly meet with parents to advise and update them on students' educational conduct performance.
  • Engaged residents (women and children) in supportive counseling as dictated by treatment plans and the supervisory processes.
  • Create treatment plans with the client and provide therapy services and referrals to obtain their identified goals.
  • Conducted assessments, devised treatment plans and provided individual and family therapy in the clients' homes.
  • Assist the Behavioral Health Specialist in developing treatment plans, target goals for the youth and family.
  • Complete progress notes, treatment plans, and other extensive documentation using Medi-Cal and Medicare standards.
  • Design and implement treatment plans around the ongoing needs of chemically dependent adolescence in residential treatment.
  • Collaborate with other staff members to perform clinical assessments or assist with developing treatment plans.
  • Conduct intake sessions, create client treatment plans, and complete client progress notes.
  • Formulated cohesive treatment plans by assessing individual strengths and needs of each client.
  • Develop individual treatment plans, wrote progress notes, and diagnostic summaries.
  • Collaborate with other staff members to perform assessments and monitor treatment plans.
  • Coordinated with community agencies to carry out the established treatment plans.
  • Helped the treatment team to facilitate proper treatment plans for patients.

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6. Civil Litigation

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Here's how Civil Litigation is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Conducted oral examinations during civil litigation cases.
  • Represented clients in wide variety of substantive matters, including general commercial litigation, civil litigation, white collar and antitrust.
  • General civil litigation on behalf of plaintiffs and some defense of corporate clients.
  • Maintain direct client contact throughout all stages of civil litigation.
  • Managed all civil litigation and delegated responsibilities to the litigation department.
  • Provided additional legal assistance on civil litigation and criminal matters.

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7. Counsel

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Here's how Counsel is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Facilitate individual/group counseling sessions with special needs and behaviorally challenged students in various charter school districts.
  • Partnered with various specialized facilitators to provide a cost-effective, single-source program from assessments through post-counseling.
  • Managed outside counsel in matters including enforcement of intellectual property, product liability and commercial litigation.
  • Monitored and worked closely with outside counsel on all significant matters to obtain cost efficient resolutions.
  • Provided legal counsel to broker-dealer regarding retail distribution of securities & insurance products through private banks.
  • Provided counsel regarding provider contracts, physician hospital organizations, group and individual practice associations.
  • Counseled battered women and children providing direction and assistance on crisis situations via telephone.
  • Reported directly to General Counsel and worked closely with marketing and business development personnel.
  • Served as teacher assistant/counselor in a classroom environment for students with disciplinary issues.
  • Provide legal counsel and strategy on Mayoral initiatives and citywide data integration projects.
  • Supervised trial preparation and deposition assignments of junior associate attorneys and outside counsel.
  • Facilitated response to union organizing campaign and worked with persuaders and outside counsel.
  • Support and manage external counsel in all litigation and alternative dispute resolution proceedings.
  • Completed legal research, assisted in management of outside counsel including witness preparation.
  • Provided counseling services to youth staying in a residential crisis stabilization program.
  • Performed all functions of in-house counsel in an environmentally focused municipal agency.
  • Provided individual counseling to professional, managerial, and executive candidates.
  • Retained local counsel, reviewed court filings and developed litigation strategies.
  • Supervised paralegals and support staff along with managing outside counsel projects.
  • Assist General Counsel by performing electronic discovery using Relativity software.

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8. Group Therapy Sessions

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Here's how Group Therapy Sessions is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Created, updated and facilitated psycho-educational lectures and groups, in addition to co-facilitating daily group therapy sessions.
  • Worked with medicare patients assisting them in dealing with grief, depression and anxiety in group therapy sessions.
  • Facilitate group therapy sessions: General Loss Grief Group & Loss of a Parent Grief Support.
  • Participate in group therapy sessions led by licensed professional counselor.
  • Facilitate outpatient drug and alcohol group therapy sessions.
  • Supervised and participated in group therapy sessions, including community and Big Book sessions.

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9. Due Diligence

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Here's how Due Diligence is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Directed an eight-attorney due diligence project reviewing hundreds of license agreements to ensure compliance with an upcoming acquisition.
  • Perform due diligence research, and prepare closing documents for real property telecommunications investments and acquisitions.
  • Reviewed Due Diligence Documents in relation to a potential acquisition of an insurance company.
  • Supervised due diligence exercises for cross-border acquisitions.
  • Assisted with corporate merger and due diligence efforts including the collection of material contracts and populating of the virtual data room.
  • Conducted all phases of real property due diligence, including title review, survey and environmental assessment review and analysis.
  • Conducted due diligence for multinational joint ventures and advised on acquisitions of new patented technology for the New Products Committee.
  • Conducted due diligence for acquisition of life insurer, prepared FTC filing, and advised on contract issues.
  • Conducted US tax due diligence and drafted reports to address tax issues and risks of acquisition proposals.
  • Closed and supervised due diligence in connection with 150 to 200 loans per year.
  • Managed due diligence for 100mm transaction; managed document production for commercial bank litigation.
  • Provide lead and second seat support on merger and acquisition due diligence projects.
  • Performed corporate due diligence reviews, in anticipation of sale of corporation.
  • Prepared, reviewed and analyzed due diligence materials for mergers & acquisitions.
  • Performed title, survey and environmental due diligence on potential acquisitions.
  • Advise Senior Management on due diligence review for potential investment transactions.
  • Perform due diligence of M&A and JV opportunities.
  • Acted as single point of accountability for all due diligence.
  • Conducted due diligence sessions with senior management.
  • Directed merger and acquisition due diligence.

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10. Human Resources

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Here's how Human Resources is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Advised the Human Resources Department on employment law matters regarding separation agreements, disciplinary actions, and preparation for administrative hearings.
  • Provide counsel to various company departments including human resources, leasing, property management and construction departments.
  • Drafted and negotiated general contracts for various departments including human resources, marketing and facilities management.
  • Worked closely with the Human Resources Department to manage employment matters, including garnishments, support orders and tax levies.
  • Advised on securities, derivatives, human resources, employment, contracts, business operations and litigation matters.
  • Advised and counseled sales, customer service, human resources and credit and collections
  • Provided legal support to credit/collections, consumer lending, and human resources.
  • Provided guidance to Human Resources Department on variety of employment law issues.
  • Advise management regarding human resources issues Author and present legal compliance training
  • Worked with internal human resources department to ensure compliance with federal and state employment regulations.
  • Act as primary internal legal advisor for all human resources issues.
  • Key human resources advisor; revised company policies to comply with regulatory and legal mandates, and operational needs.

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13. Employment Laws

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Here's how Employment Laws is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Advise collective bargaining teams, stewards, Board of Directors and individual members regarding labor and employment laws.
  • Conduct research and prepare memoranda on data security breach, privacy rights, commercial leases, compliance and employment laws.
  • Counseled and advised Department Directors regarding obligations and duties under state and federal labor and employment laws.
  • Managed outside counsel in employment litigation, negotiated settlements and counseled management on state and federal employment laws in unionized environment.
  • Worked directly with management to improve overall company compliance with employment laws, Medicare regulations and litigation risk management.
  • Adjudicated separation issues based on the Florida unemployment laws for determining eligibility of benefits.

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14. Substance Abuse

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Here's how Substance Abuse is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Obtained RASAC II certification from the Missouri Substance Abuse Credentialing Board - Completed within a maximum security correctional facility
  • Developed and implemented individual treatment plans for clients experiencing problems related to their substance abuse.
  • Exhibited clinical competency in providing individual and group substance abuse counseling to youths.
  • Provided group and individual counseling to substance abusers within the criminal justice system
  • Develop supportive relationships with clients who have substance abuse or co-occurring disorders.
  • Conducted group counseling and educational classes about overcoming substance abuse.
  • Identify individual client substance abuse issues and performed comprehensive assessment.
  • Provide assistance to individual with substance abuse disorders.
  • Provide individual substance abuse counseling.
  • Delivered team based therapeutic support to children with mental health or substance abuse issues in conjunction with family and community support.
  • Conduct Substance Abuse, and Domestic Violence (victim) individual, family and groups and handle drug screens as required.
  • Work on substance abuse and helps facilitate the learning of coping skills other than the use of substances.
  • Conduct substance abuse/mental health screening for applicants seeking income support, housing, or involved with child welfare.
  • Assess all new intakes to determine presence and extent of substance abuse issues; completes evaluation report.
  • Job Description - The Associate Counselor helps adult substance abusers find employment and housing while remaining sober.
  • Core job mission is to provide advocacy for mental health patients and substance abuser with co-occurring disorders.
  • Facilitated substance abuse treatment planning sessions and group therapy under the direction of the Program Manager.
  • Serve as primary substance abuse consultant for Income Support staff and Emergency Services social workers.
  • Facilitate daily educational and process groups, including Substance Abuse and General Mental Health.
  • Serve as Court Liaison for Substance Abuse Services, as directed by Supervisor.

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15. Settlement Agreements

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Here's how Settlement Agreements is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Conducted extensive negotiations with attorneys and company representatives for the drafting of various contracts including business contracts and settlement agreements.
  • Negotiated and drafted settlement agreements for theatrical, television and home video compensation claims.
  • Prepared and negotiated employment contracts, settlement agreements and releases.
  • Negotiated settlement agreements and sub-contracts.
  • Structure and negotiate settlement agreements.
  • Drafted software licensing and corporate contracts, settlement agreements, discovery responses, and informed consent agreements.
  • Draft, analyze, and negotiate settlement agreements, general releases, and corrective deeds.
  • Collect on settlement agreements or default judgments ($1.2 million in 9 months)

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16. Personal Injury Cases

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Here's how Personal Injury Cases is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Analyzed and documented medical information/statements received, proofread malpractice and personal injury cases, and organized charts.
  • Conducted electronic document review of voluminous files for complex construction personal injury cases.
  • Create settlement agreements that encourage expedient resolution of personal injury cases.
  • Handled various general practice issues including personal injury cases, workers compensation, consumer debt and family law matters

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17. EEO

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Here's how EEO is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Updated policies and standard operating procedures to conform to HIPAA, EEOC, FDA, and state pharmacy board guidelines.
  • Represent the Hospital at Arbitration, in collective bargaining, and before the NLRB, EEOC/DFEH.
  • Handled major cases as lead counsel before the ASBCA, EEOC and Federal District Courts.
  • Drafted EEOC position statements in conjunction with Vice President and Director of Labor and Employment.
  • Investigated EEOC and DOL complaints, and drafted effective position statements leading to dismissed charges.
  • Served as Agency Representative in employment law litigation before the EEOC and MSPB.
  • Negotiated favorable settlement of discrimination claim by a former employee before the EEOC.
  • Prepare position statements and argue at the Ohio Civil Rights Commission and EEOC.
  • Developed strategies with outside counsel in defense of EEOC complaints.
  • Assisted with NASD audits and EEOC investigations.
  • Assist with case development and response on all EEOC charges and similar administrative proceedings.

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18. Company Policies

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Here's how Company Policies is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Delivered training on legal compliance with applicable domestic and international laws and company policies.
  • Participate in developing company policies.
  • Recommended, drafted, and developed company policies and procedures guiding response on legal issues.
  • Worked with compliance team to ensure compliance regarding company policies and procedures.
  • Provided regulatory guidance to refrigerated traffic personnel regarding minimum food safety temperatures and other similar regulations and company policies.
  • Drafted and implemented internal process controls to educate and encourage compliance with company policies and procedures.

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19. Crisis Intervention

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Here's how Crisis Intervention is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Administered individual and group crisis intervention with schizophrenic, personality and mood disordered clients in day care and occupational therapy settings.
  • Facilitate crisis interventions, according to agency protocol, by providing therapeutic techniques to clients and families when necessary.
  • Counseled students on anger management and initiate crisis intervention using behavioral modification and positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Participated in crisis intervention situations; provided individual motivational counseling demonstrating positive behavior and chart documentation
  • Provided varied verbal and physical crisis interventions and counseling.
  • Provided crisis intervention and intervene during an incident.
  • Submitted client charts weekly for supervision of cases, including record keeping, review of cases, and crisis intervention.
  • Facilitate groups and provide Crisis Intervention with clients.
  • Develop and implement counseling IEPs, provide crisis intervention and safety planning as requested by district personnel.
  • Provide individual, group, and family counseling Crisis intervention Coordinate needs for services with associate counselor

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20. Non-Disclosure Agreements

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Here's how Non-Disclosure Agreements is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Draft and negotiate various types of agreements including non-disclosure agreements and all types of vendor contracts.
  • Negotiate subadvisory agreements, non-disclosure agreements, trading agreements, collateral control agreements, and fund participation agreements, among others.
  • Draft various legal instruments including non-disclosure agreements, employment contracts, procurement contracts, intellectual property agreements, and memorandum.
  • Draft and analyze contracts including intellectual property, non-compete, user agreements and non-disclosure agreements to protect Company interests.
  • Developed software license and non-disclosure agreements for sophisticated data recovery model.
  • Lead attorney responsible for drafting and negotiation of confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements with suppliers, customers, and transaction partners.

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21. Governance

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Here's how Governance is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Draft commercial agreements and corporate governance documents for Indian subsidiary.
  • General corporate practice advising on a range of corporate and governance matters for public and private domestic and foreign affiliates.
  • Counseled corporation on Corporate Governance issues including tax issues, Privacy Projects, Employment and Property.
  • Advised locals on internal union governance, traditional labor law, and employment laws.
  • Ensured proper corporate governance compliance at all American affiliates and Israel-based joint venture.
  • Assist with corporate governance, board meetings, policy drafting and implementation.
  • Edited governance procedures, 10Ks, 10Qs for security offerings.
  • Assist with various corporate governance matters.
  • Oversee corporate governance for various legal entities across multiple states !
  • Associate, 1996-2005 Advised clients and board members on complex corporate transactions, corporate governance and SEC compliance.

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22. Service Agreements

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Here's how Service Agreements is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Drafted and negotiated master service agreements, encompassing property management, facilities management, and lease administration services for national clients.
  • Thrived as primary in-house attorney responsible for developing, negotiating and drafting new and existing service agreements.
  • Reviewed, drafted, and negotiated service agreements (MSA, license, channel partner, technical, digital marketing).
  • Managed, negotiated and reviewed vendor agreements, software license agreements, equipment purchases, supply purchases and service agreements.
  • Developed and implemented the Company's template financial and service agreements for the insured and self - insured business.
  • Negotiated multi-million dollar financial and service agreements with Fortune 50 companies, governmental agencies and unions.

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23. Business Units

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Here's how Business Units is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Spearheaded the merger and consolidation of major business units and streamlining of corporate organizational structure.
  • Coordinated with various business units to obtain information regarding the consumer complaints.
  • Work collaboratively with business units to prepare specimens for initial applications.
  • Draft, negotiate, and manage contracts for the corporation and its various business units.
  • Provided written and oral legal opinions to the Board of Directors and business units.
  • Assist business units in negotiating agreements with omnibus clients and service providers.
  • Advise business units on intellectual property and brand protection strategies.
  • Provided research and analysis on bankruptcy issues impacting the telecommunications industry to business units within MCI WorldCom.

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24. Vendor Agreements

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Here's how Vendor Agreements is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Advised on and drafted large commercial managed care transactions, joint ventures, government contracts, and vendor agreements.
  • Review and negotiate vendor agreements, including regulatory service, clearing and credit limit hub connection agreements.
  • Handled application outsourcing deals with vendors and ensured customer terms flowed down to vendor agreements.
  • Negotiate and draft all licensing agreements, advertising and marketing agreements, vendor agreements, NDAs, commercial contracts and leases.
  • Drafted and negotiated various license, settlement and vendor agreements, NDAs, affidavits, and trusts.
  • Drafted and negotiated complex agreements including vendor agreements, non disclosure agreements, IT agreements, and wholesale/retail agreements.

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25. Hipaa

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Here's how Hipaa is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Provided guidance on insurance, HIPAA, Anti-kickback, Stark, bankruptcy and other regulatory issues to the company.
  • Documented Release of Information paperwork in accordance to HIPAA law.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality in the management of information and in accordance with HIPAA rules.Journeyman Electrician - fifteen years of experience.
  • Coordinated HIPAA privacy and security activities including implementation of objectives to forward the privacy program.
  • Supervised and trained unit charged with securing patient medical records, ensuring compliance with Medicare and HIPAA regulations and accreditation standards.
  • Review subpoenas and attorney letters for compliance with HIPAA and institutional guidelines and coordinate non-party depositions as needed.

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26. Business Development

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Here's how Business Development is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Conducted business development that resulted in new criminal defense and commercial clients.
  • Served as legal contact for Business Development staff for strategic opportunities.
  • Supported the Business Development unit on both in-licensing and out-licensing products.
  • Created client training and business development material and presentations.
  • Exceeded annual goals each year for production, client interaction, and business development.
  • Drafted and negotiated license agreements; advised on, developed and executed business development strategy surrounding content licensing issues.

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27. Patent Applications

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Here's how Patent Applications is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Prepared and prosecuted patent applications in the chemical, mechanical and pharmaceutical arts.
  • Prepared and prosecuted patent applications in various areas of technology.
  • Prepared amendments and responses to patent applications.
  • Drafted utility and design patent applications.
  • Prepared and prosecuted patent applications in chemical, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, mechanical, fiber optics, and laser systems.
  • Prosecuted patent applications for IBM, wrote over 20 patent applications, and responded to office actions.
  • Prepare and prosecute patent applications and applications for trademark registration before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Draft patent applications and execute other prosecution matters in U.S. and abroad.
  • Initial Patent Applications, Amendments, Appeal Briefs, Reply Briefs.
  • Drafted patent applications, claims, amendments, and appeal briefs.
  • Directed domestic and foreign patent applications of IGT's multiple studios.
  • Prosecuted patent applications primarily directed to thermoplastic polymers and papermaking processes.
  • Submitted pre-appeal briefs in patent applications with final rejections, achieving a 75% success rate.
  • Drafted patent applications in the computer science arts, including patentability searching and prior art analysis.

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28. Veterans

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Here's how Veterans is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Draft decisions on Veterans' appeals for service-connection and increased ratings for disabilities.
  • Represented the Government as Counsel of Record in proceedings involving administrative law matters brought before the Board of Veterans' Appeals
  • Prepare tentative appellate decisions in written form for review and approval by a Veterans Law Judge.
  • Researched and applied Veterans law under the Code of Federal Regulations and U.S. Code Annotated.
  • Apply the laws administered by the Veterans Affairs to the facts in the individual cases.
  • Reviewed Veterans' appeals for compensation and pension benefits and drafted multiple decisions per week.
  • Prepare high volume of tentative appellate decisions for final approval by Veterans Law Judge.
  • Research complex issues of medical treatment and disability, and apply Veterans law.
  • Draft appellate decisions for review and signature by a Veterans Law Judge.
  • Attended and prepared for hearings on appeal for veterans' claims.
  • Researched regulations and case law related to unique Veterans' claims.
  • Drafted decisions on appeals for approval by Veterans Law Judge.
  • Reviewed FOIA requests filed by Veterans to ensure Agency compliance.
  • Researched laws, regulations, and precedent decisions pertaining to veterans benefits.

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29. Erisa

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Here's how Erisa is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Represented the Trustees in Federal litigation involving general labor law issues as well as ERISA.
  • Managed and directed ERISA and COBRA compliance.
  • Train claim specialist on third party liability claims, workers' compensation, healthcare appeals and ERISA.
  • Communicated regulatory developments and new case law concerning relevant Internal Revenue Code and ERISA provisions along with Treasury and Labor regulations.
  • Partnered with Benefits attorney to provide ERISA-related advice, and guidance on benefits-related matters.
  • Provide legal and regulatory counsel relating to compliance, ERISA and operational issues for the broker dealer and investment adviser.

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30. Corporate Compliance

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Here's how Corporate Compliance is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Revised corporate compliance and operational manuals and guidelines addressing legal/regulatory concerns.
  • Assist with preparation of budget for projects, annual audits and corporate compliance with state and federal requirements.
  • Aided in corporate compliance in accordance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.
  • Prepare annual reports and handle corporate compliance matters including securities matters.
  • Create and implement corporate compliance policies and procedures.
  • Drafted corporate compliance programs for those clients.

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31. Regulatory Issues

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Here's how Regulatory Issues is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Advised clients about federal and state regulatory issues related to product filings and governmental and customer complaints.
  • Presented updates on regulatory issues and rule changes at monthly Legal department meetings.
  • Crafted creative solutions to legal and regulatory issues in compliance with federal and state regulations including Dodd-Frank legislation.
  • Provided guidance on addressing compliance/regulatory issues, including employment law, commissions, record retention, suitability and licensing.
  • Advised management and staff on legal and regulatory issues applicable to human and animal clinical research protocols.
  • Advised the Commissioner of Business Oversight and subordinate staff concerning sensitive legal and regulatory issues.

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32. License Agreements

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Here's how License Agreements is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Reviewed contracts, leases, and license agreements to assist clients with business compliance and development.
  • Summarize license agreements into abstract form for finance team.
  • Provided primary transactional support for Systems Sales Team by reviewing, negotiating and drafting Systems sales contracts and software/license agreements.
  • Negotiated license agreements with leaders such as Facebook, eBay, Sony, Groupon and Apple.
  • Negotiate and draft commercial contracts in the areas of supply/license agreements, distribution agreements, procurement agreements and various marketing agreements.
  • Negotiated and drafted technology evaluation and joint development agreements, enterprise software license agreements and various commercial agreements.

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33. Vendor Relations

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Here's how Vendor Relations is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Support product sourcing, business development, IT security and other internal business entities to fashion profitable partnership and vendor relationships.
  • Negotiated software and technology licenses and agreements relating to e-commerce initiatives, licenses and agreements for consulting and vendor relationships.
  • Managed vendor management program for all ITS vendors that includes rate negotiation, processing re-engineering and vendor relationships.
  • Provided in-house legal and business services, commercial contract negotiation, and general corporate work emphasizing product development and vendor relations.
  • Managed vendor relationships for IT security software applications.
  • Manage vendor relations of all printed material in the agency legal library.

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34. Federal Courts

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Here's how Federal Courts is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Prepare legal briefs, motions, suits, and appeals in state and federal courts, including the US Supreme Court.
  • Defend securities broker-dealers and registered representatives in arbitration and litigation before the SEC, NYSE and state and federal courts.
  • Appeared on behalf of the firm in both state and federal courts for complex litigation matters.
  • Make appearances in local state and federal courts on behalf of clients.
  • Participated in all aspects commercial litigation in state and federal courts.
  • Filed appeals in State High Court and federal courts of appeal.
  • Tried and litigated commercial lease disputes in state and federal courts Drafted and negotiated commercial leases, licenses and settlement agreements

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35. Intake Assessments

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Here's how Intake Assessments is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Worked PRN completing patient intake assessments; assisted psychiatrists by performing initial diagnostic tests
  • Completed full intake assessments, care plans, follow up of care plans, case management, and aftercare services.
  • Conducted intake assessments for prospective clients and evaluated whether outpatient care was appropriate, and provided referral elsewhere if not.
  • Collect information through intake assessments to develop a comprehensive plan of treatment for clients.
  • Keep progress notes, intake assessments, and treatment planning.
  • Conducted comprehensive intake assessments * Conducted individual and group therapy * Implemented adolescent services and program

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36. Employment Matters

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Here's how Employment Matters is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Counseled corporate, not-for-profit and government clients on complex employment matters, mitigating business risk and providing organizational stability.
  • Advise Hospital executives and management on a wide range of labor and employment matters.
  • Consult on employment matters such as hiring, discipline and separations.
  • Provided general commercial legal support to management and functions, including employment matters, criminal, civil and intellectual property matters.
  • Manage litigation and disputes, including consumer class actions, regulatory investigations, employment matters and commercial litigation.
  • Advised company with respect to various employment matters, including collective bargaining and a reduction-in-force.

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38. Independent Living

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Here's how Independent Living is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Assisted in training of independent living skills.
  • Guided the boys through their first encounter with independent living.
  • Provided training to clients to develop independent living skills.
  • Assisted clients with tasks in independent living programs.
  • Assist clients with daily independent living skills.
  • Engage residents in independent living skills work.

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39. Fmla

low Demand
Here's how Fmla is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Provided counsel on immigration matters and use of independent contractors Coordinated and managed employee leave program including FMLA.
  • Conducted City - wide training on FMLA.
  • Conducted regular training on employment laws including sexual harassment, discrimination, social media, FMLA, ADA and business conduct.
  • Updated office personnel policies and procedures guide book and served as ADA coordinator handling requests for reasonable accommodation and FMLA.
  • Draft and direct responsive pleadings to CHRO/EEOC, MERA, SBLR, FLSA, ADA, FMLA and MPP claims.
  • Advise College on matters pertaining to various employment laws including Title VII, ADEA, ADA, FMLA and the NLRA.

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40. Insurance Companies

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Here's how Insurance Companies is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Worked daily in representing and defending doctors and insurance companies in medical malpractice actions.
  • Draft organizational policies, procedures for insurance companies.
  • Negotiated settlements with property owners, MTA, The City of New York and Insurance Companies including AllState and Prudential.
  • Assist insurance companies in preparation of manuals including but not limited to: compliance manuals, product manuals.
  • Ensured compliance with applicable internal, state, and federal regulations applicable to insurance companies and financial institutions.
  • Collected revenues due the City by insurance companies and private citizens.

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41. Regulatory Matters

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Here's how Regulatory Matters is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Assisted Regulatory Compliance related to licensing issues, malfunctions and gaming regulatory matters in various jurisdictions.
  • Perform regulatory & other legal research and advice on regulatory matters.
  • Peer Leader for regulatory matters in the Latin American Business & Legal Affairs cluster of VIMN.
  • Counseled executive management regarding regulatory matters related to corporate and subsidiary products and services, resulting in 98% success rate.
  • Engage and ally with outside counsel and consultants on litigation and regulatory matters, including consumer class actions and governmental investigations.
  • Managed diverse portfolio of litigation and regulatory matters, including, commercial, employment, and intellectual property.

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42. Executive Management

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Here's how Executive Management is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Analyzed collective bargaining agreements for executive management interpreting intent and terms of contract.
  • Advised Executive Management and assisted outside counsel on issues of employment law, creditor rights, corporate law and acquisition transactions.
  • Supported sales and professional services divisions and executive management team in decision making, and in finalizing contract and other terms.
  • Led analysis of, and provided counsel to executive management on, complex antitrust matters related to Merchant Services division.
  • Advised and counseled executive management on patent related matters, including patent filings, licensing, and litigation strategies.
  • Work with Executive Management with regard to risks, strategies and recommendations.

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43. Pre-Trial Motions

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Here's how Pre-Trial Motions is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Drafted pre-trial motions.Tried two felony cases to juries through verdict.
  • Briefed and argued dozens of motions to dismiss, pre-trial motions and summary judgment motions in federal and state court.

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44. Internal Investigations

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Here's how Internal Investigations is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Conducted extensive internal investigations and responded to government inquiries, including defense of high profile city councilman charged with federal corruption.
  • Lead attorney for numerous internal investigations and compliance reviews for corporate clients.
  • Conducted internal investigations of reported and suspected employee misconduct.
  • Created and implemented program to identify and track key issues impacting the company and conducted internal investigations to resolve issues.
  • Conducted internal investigations into high profile allegations of sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation and violations of Company policies and procedures.
  • Recommended appropriate course of action for multiple internal investigations in connection with claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

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45. Confidentiality Agreements

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Here's how Confidentiality Agreements is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Draft and negotiate settlement agreements, trust agreement, retention letters, confidentiality agreements, and court pleadings.
  • Drafted and negotiated various contract agency agreements, confidentiality agreements, good standing documents and legal opinions for clients.
  • Developed standard form agreements to ensure uniform legal protection for the company on numerous matters from service contracts to confidentiality agreements.
  • Created Capital Markets Procedures Manual and revised templates for engagement letters, confidentiality agreements, and private placement materials.
  • Drafted a number of contracts including engagement letters and confidentiality agreements for banking transactions, and reviewed vendor agreements.
  • Created and drafted a library of personnel documents, including employment agreements, employee handbooks to confidentiality agreements.

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46. Administrative Hearings

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Here's how Administrative Hearings is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Litigated disciplinary and medical standard of care cases in administrative hearings.
  • Represent the company and attend administrative hearings and conferences.
  • Appear on behalf of the agency in court and administrative hearings.
  • Represented employers and employees in litigation, both in courts and administrative hearings, including pre-litigation analysis and negotiation of settlements.
  • Supported and attended administrative hearings, labor arbitrations and meditations.
  • Conducted administrative hearings to determine responsibility and penalties for train crews' serious violations of U.S. Department of Transportation safety rules.

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47. LLC

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Here's how LLC is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • File documents for Corporation and LLC formation and draft shareholder agreements and operating agreements for the same.
  • Worked with associated general counsel to set up LLCs and subsidiaries in the United States, Europe and certain Asian countries.
  • Prepared and filed corporate and LLC organization, qualification and dissolution forms.
  • Prepared corporate/LLC resolutions and policies.
  • Drafted and implemented software licensing agreements - Drafted privacy and website related agreements - Incorporated Spearhead4x, LLC - Negotiated vendor contracts
  • Spearhead the connection of Winner Entertainment LLC with local organizations, charities, and community movements.

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48. Judges

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Here's how Judges is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Assisted Veterans Law Judges in drafting decisions addressing service-connected and increased rating disability claims filed by veterans.
  • Draft approximately four adjudicative Veterans Law appellate decisions per week for signature by Administrative Law Judges.
  • Review medical records and other evidence in preparation for appeal adjudication saving Veterans Law Judges countless hours on merit review.
  • Prepared draft decisions for Administrative Law Judges regarding veteran's benefits.
  • Attended and participated in hearings between Veterans Law Judges and veterans.
  • Present and summarize cases to judges.

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49. Family Law

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Here's how Family Law is used in Associate Counsel jobs:
  • Research and analyze title matters involving: probate, business organization, real property conveyances, family law.
  • Trained other firm associates in the areas of family law and domestic relations law.
  • Analyzed commercial law, family law, and personal injury issues.
  • Researched legal issues for family law trial.
  • Practiced family law, including serving as guardian ad litem and representing parents in child protection cases.
  • Provide limited scope representation for individuals regarding family law matters, dispute resolutions, and consumer contracts.

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20 Most Common Skill for an Associate Counsel

Legal Documents14.2%
Ensure Compliance12.4%
Real Estate8.6%
Intellectual Property7.2%
Treatment Plans6.6%
Civil Litigation4.8%
Counsel4.4%
Group Therapy Sessions4.4%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Associate Counsel

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Legal Documents
Legal Documents
10.4%
10.4%
2
2
Ensure Compliance
Ensure Compliance
9.1%
9.1%
3
3
Real Estate
Real Estate
6.3%
6.3%
4
4
Intellectual Property
Intellectual Property
5.3%
5.3%
5
5
Treatment Plans
Treatment Plans
4.8%
4.8%
6
6
Civil Litigation
Civil Litigation
3.5%
3.5%
7
7
Counsel
Counsel
3.2%
3.2%
8
8
Group Therapy Sessions
Group Therapy Sessions
3.2%
3.2%
9
9
Due Diligence
Due Diligence
3%
3%
10
10
Human Resources
Human Resources
3%
3%
11
11
Legal Matters
Legal Matters
2.9%
2.9%
12
12
Legal Advice
Legal Advice
2.7%
2.7%
13
13
Employment Laws
Employment Laws
2.5%
2.5%
14
14
Substance Abuse
Substance Abuse
2.3%
2.3%
15
15
Settlement Agreements
Settlement Agreements
2.1%
2.1%
16
16
Personal Injury Cases
Personal Injury Cases
1.8%
1.8%
17
17
EEO
EEO
1.8%
1.8%
18
18
Company Policies
Company Policies
1.8%
1.8%
19
19
Crisis Intervention
Crisis Intervention
1.7%
1.7%
20
20
Non-Disclosure Agreements
Non-Disclosure Agreements
1.6%
1.6%
21
21
Governance
Governance
1.4%
1.4%
22
22
Service Agreements
Service Agreements
1.4%
1.4%
23
23
Business Units
Business Units
1.4%
1.4%
24
24
Vendor Agreements
Vendor Agreements
1.3%
1.3%
25
25
Hipaa
Hipaa
1.2%
1.2%
26
26
Business Development
Business Development
1.2%
1.2%
27
27
Patent Applications
Patent Applications
1.1%
1.1%
28
28
Veterans
Veterans
1.1%
1.1%
29
29
Erisa
Erisa
1.1%
1.1%
30
30
Corporate Compliance
Corporate Compliance
1%
1%
31
31
Regulatory Issues
Regulatory Issues
0.9%
0.9%
32
32
License Agreements
License Agreements
0.9%
0.9%
33
33
Vendor Relations
Vendor Relations
0.9%
0.9%
34
34
Federal Courts
Federal Courts
0.8%
0.8%
35
35
Intake Assessments
Intake Assessments
0.8%
0.8%
36
36
Employment Matters
Employment Matters
0.8%
0.8%
37
37
Legal Services
Legal Services
0.8%
0.8%
38
38
Independent Living
Independent Living
0.8%
0.8%
39
39
Fmla
Fmla
0.8%
0.8%
40
40
Insurance Companies
Insurance Companies
0.8%
0.8%
41
41
Regulatory Matters
Regulatory Matters
0.8%
0.8%
42
42
Executive Management
Executive Management
0.7%
0.7%
43
43
Pre-Trial Motions
Pre-Trial Motions
0.7%
0.7%
44
44
Internal Investigations
Internal Investigations
0.7%
0.7%
45
45
Confidentiality Agreements
Confidentiality Agreements
0.7%
0.7%
46
46
Administrative Hearings
Administrative Hearings
0.7%
0.7%
47
47
LLC
LLC
0.7%
0.7%
48
48
Judges
Judges
0.7%
0.7%
49
49
Family Law
Family Law
0.7%
0.7%

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