Top General Counsel Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a General Counsel. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of General Counsel resumes they appeared on. For example, 9.3% of General Counsel resumes contained Legal Documents as a skill. Let's find out what skills a General Counsel actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on General 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 General Counsel jobs:
  • Design and implement tracking systems to ensure compliance with federally-mandated requirements during the selection phase and contract administration phase.
  • Review and analyze existing and proposed policies and procedures for legal sufficiency to ensure compliance and consistency.
  • Coordinated contract provisions with business leaders to ensure compliance with loan documents and achieve consistent company practices.
  • Reviewed contracts to ensure compliance with anti-laundering and other corporate laws, and assessed business liability.
  • Coordinated and revised approval requests with other divisions to ensure compliance with relevant statutory requirements.
  • Reviewed and revised record management policies to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Provided legal review of marketing activities to ensure compliance with all applicable regulations.
  • Work with operations management to ensure compliance with federal safety standards.
  • Review labeling and promotional materials to ensure compliance with advertising regulations.
  • Review all regulatory laws to ensure compliance with both FTC and FDA guidelines including all advertisements, labeling and product displays.
  • Reviewed the Medical Center's policies on reporting patient abuse to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements and university policies.
  • Prepared, reviewed, and analyzed various contracts and agreements to ensure compliance with state, federal, and international law.
  • Provide guidance to clients to ensure compliance with State and Federal laws, rules and regulations for dietary supplements.
  • Worked closely with the field management team to ensure compliance with the required specifications for each project.
  • Key member of the Enterprise Risk Management team, helping ensure compliance and stability within the organization.
  • Drafted, reviewed, and negotiated system contracts to ensure compliance with state and federal laws.
  • Conduct workplace investigations to ensure compliance with state and federal laws and responds to all complaints.
  • Reviewed of all government contracts and leases to ensure compliance with federal and territorial code requirements.
  • Communicated with property owners to hear complaints and ensure compliance with laws by developers and associations.
  • Oversee reduction in force and ensure compliance with WARN and related laws, rules and regulations.

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3. Intellectual Property

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Here's how Intellectual Property is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Eliminated over 500 product liability cases, defeated major attempted class actions and successfully managed the Company's intellectual property litigation.
  • Developed and established an intellectual property portfolio, including patents and trademarks relating to various aspects of the company's technology.
  • Drafted and reviewed contracts including intellectual property, non-complete and non-disclosure and employment and contractor agreements to protect Company s interests.
  • Supported and advised the senior leadership team in developing and executing effective and protected programs involving commercial and intellectual property transactions.
  • Oversee management of all outside professional service providers including management of costs and cost containment measure associated with intellectual property matters.
  • Manage legal requirements related to Company's portfolio of intellectual property, maintain IP registrations, and address any infringing activity.
  • Register trademarks both domestically and abroad, maintain Company and its affiliates' intellectual property portfolios and monitor potential infringement.
  • Coordinate and manage intellectual property portfolio including filing applications with the US PTO and identifying potential intellectual property violations.
  • Registered/maintained Intellectual Property and drafted, reviewed and negotiated hundreds of service, construction and government contracts per year.
  • Coordinate with outside counsel on intellectual property matters, including those related to licensing and trademark protection.
  • Experience protecting and enforcing intellectual property rights and produced criminal trademark portion of international intellectual property treatise.
  • Negotiated and drafted complex domestic and international licensing and distribution agreements relating to company's intellectual property.
  • Developed Intellectual Property in-house expertise, creating Patent Committee and leveraging corporate assets through increased licensing revenues.
  • Negotiated contractual and intellectual property disputes between division and its Chinese manufacturers resulting in successful business resolutions.
  • Patent and Trademark Management: managed in-house intellectual property counsel building a large patent and trademark estate.
  • Counseled company on mitigating litigation risk and exposure in connection with its exploitation of intellectual property rights.
  • Managed relationships with all outside counsel firms retained for litigation, intellectual property and other matters.
  • Provided research and legal analysis on other intellectual property, entertainment, and video/music licensing issues.
  • Developed and implemented intellectual property acquisition and prosecution strategies to acquire competitive advantages in the marketplace.
  • Analyzed competitors' products, patents, trademarks and related intellectual property to avoid infringement.

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4. Real Estate

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Here's how Real Estate is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Provided executive leadership, strategic risk analysis and corporate legal management for regional real estate development company with two California divisions.
  • Facilitated acquisition and leasing of real estate, heavy manufacturing, and construction equipment, securing favorable company terms.
  • Negotiated and drafted strategic partnership, real estate, technology, satellite, distribution, content and telecommunication agreements.
  • Drafted and negotiated a variety of contracts involving real estate transactions, acquisitions, financing and employee-related matters.
  • Developed strategies and agreements for commercial real estate acquisition and buy-out contingency agreements that reduced property taxes.
  • Revised residential leases, streamlined leasing process and implemented record keeping polices for residential real estate holdings.
  • Represented company in numerous business and legal negotiations ranging from real estate transactions to governmental compliance issues.
  • Developed processes and administered transfers of limited partner interest for investors in 490 real estate limited partnerships.
  • Identified and Resolved complex title issues pertaining to commercial and residential real estate transactions and litigation.
  • General Counsel for New York City real estate development/construction firm and property management company.
  • Negotiated resolution and managed litigation of numerous complex real estate and contract disputes.
  • Oversee legal and strategic operations for opportunistic real estate investment and development company.
  • Hired to develop position of general legal counsel for real estate development company.
  • Assisted national commercial real estate developer in trademark dilution and infringement matter.
  • Worked as General Counsel to family real estate development/investment and restaurant company.
  • Handled construction contracts and property management agreements for commercial real estate projects.
  • Managed real estate acquisitions and facility construction projects for company locations worldwide.
  • Represented consortium of affiliated corporations in real estate development and construction.
  • Directed Commercial Real Estate Division and assisted executives with Foods Division.
  • Managed all environmental issues related to business and real estate transactions.

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5. Human Resources

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Here's how Human Resources is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Established the initial infrastructure of the business departmental legal responsibilities, including a system in management and human resources.
  • Conducted investigations of sexual harassment, discrimination and other complaints and counseled human resources with regard to appropriate action.
  • Manage all human resources functions including working with co-employer partner to ensure HR risks identified and mitigated appropriately.
  • Reviewed, edited, and assisted in drafting finished administrative personnel actions and position descriptions for human resources.
  • Involved and responsible for company policy as related to insurance, Human Resources and corporate administration.
  • Coordinate, educate, and train stakeholders in family services development and employment/human resources regulations.
  • Managed the Assistant General Counsel, Director of Human Resources and manufacturing division general manager.
  • Coordinate human resources and resolve employment issues and negotiate and administer risk management procedures.
  • Advised human resources staff and senior leadership on disciplinary matters involving Department personnel.
  • Implement human resources procedures, executive compensation plan and corporate structuring initiatives.
  • Advised the Secretary and Deputy Secretaries on administration and human resources.
  • Counseled managers on day-to-day human resources and employee-relations issues.
  • Coordinated with Human Resources regarding policies and procedures.
  • Counseled all departments, particularly Human Resources, regarding policies, procedures, and disciplinary matters, and conduct related training.
  • Worked with outside counsel, created form vendor agreements, and managed Human Resources, streamlining processes and improving on-boarding experience.
  • Organized and managed company's first administrative division (legal, regulatory, human resources, property management and purchasing).
  • Assist in developing and managing matter and department budgeting * Demonstrated knowledge of Human Resources audit and implementation of the department.
  • Served as legal resource to President and CEO as well as real estate, human resources, and other department managers.
  • Designed and implemented compliance archetypes in such areas as Human Resources, Information Technology, Finance and Treasury and Corporate Governance.
  • Manage outside counsel, director of human resources, human resources analysts, stock compensation manager, and executive administrative assistant.

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6. Company Policies

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Here's how Company Policies is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Drafted and implemented internal process controls to educate and encourage compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Revised and developed company policies and procedures.
  • Review, interpret and make recommendation to management for improvement of company policies, procedures and programs.
  • Developed and monitored implementation of company policies and process for HR, IP, Taxation and Procurement.
  • Perform audits on company policies, including anti-money laundering under the USA PATRIOT Act.
  • Developed company policies, contracts, investment agreements, and other business agreements.
  • Reviewed and approved all company policies and procedures guiding company through rapid growth.
  • Draft, amend, and edit company policies and procedures.
  • Review, analysis, and restructure of internal company policies.
  • Managed the updates of company policies and compliance training material.
  • Support compliance review and deployment of parent company policies.
  • Drafted all company policies and procedures.
  • Create company policies and procedures, including document retention and information technology related communications.
  • Conducted numerous presentations to employees in both small groups and company-wide settings, explaining company policies, procedures and practices.
  • Authorized all claims payments within the delegated authority or within the maximum limits as outlined in company policies and procedures.

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8. Governance

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Here's how Governance is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Advised senior executives and independent directors on transaction structuring and negotiation as well as corporate governance and internal controls matters.
  • Prepared SEC filings and advised company officers and directors on compliance and regulatory matters, corporate governance and proxy solicitations.
  • Provided legal services to client technology companies including corporate governance, restructuring, technology licensing, and IP management.
  • Provided support for securities, corporate governance, equity compensation and general corporate matters as an independent contractor.
  • Advised on corporate organization and governance; drafted corporate minutes, resolutions, and shareholder agreements.
  • Established and continue to administer board meeting protocols and ensure proper corporate governance procedures are followed.
  • Developed numerous corporate governance best practice policies and processes including securing Board and Executive Committee approval.
  • Prepared corporate governance documentation, codes of ethics and negotiated acquisition, ventures and outsourcing.
  • Played key role in negotiating agreements, structuring intellectual property transactions and managing corporate governance.
  • Maintained corporate governance records and prepared resolutions for domestic and foreign affiliates and subsidiaries.
  • Conducted all corporate governance actions including the drafting of revised by-laws and shareholders agreement.
  • Provided counsel and strategic support to executive team regarding governance and charitable contribution matters.
  • Advised on corporate organization and governance matters for these related businesses and partnerships.
  • Provided legal guidance on corporate governance, including state and federal regulatory requirements.
  • Established legal department for U.S. operations including establishing corporate governance policies and guidelines.
  • Developed and implemented cross-functional governance policies for legal entities in post-SIFI regulated landscape.
  • Improved company's governance rating by initiating and driving adoption of majority voting.
  • Developed Privacy and Security Governance Team to improve process and reduce security risk.
  • Developed and implemented Company business ethics policy and corporate governance program.
  • Implemented effective corporate governance including creating a lean holding company structure.

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9. Risk Management

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Here's how Risk Management is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Worked closely with Risk Management Department on insurance matters including development of standard form releases for athletes participating in company events.
  • Rendered domestic and international advice to executive and senior management, advised on strategic transactions and operations and risk management.
  • Supported corporate operations by providing legal and risk management services to 28 franchised and corporate-owned offices with 25,000 temporary employees.
  • Risk Management Implemented the change process for revisions to all company standard contracts resulting continuity and reduction in liability.
  • Introduced law department metrics, developed corporate risk management protocols and compliance/quality programs for all trustee lender and investors.
  • Designed and implemented company-wide document retention program and created standard vendor contracts achieving cost savings and improved risk management.
  • Coordinated with U.K. and international compliance officers on cross-border regulatory issues, risk management policies and protocols.
  • Advise and coordinate compliance and risk management matters for long-term care/inpatient psychiatric and adolescent substance abuse provider.
  • Managed commercial insurance carriers (including workers' compensations) and implemented risk management policies and procedures.
  • Counseled management on a daily basis regarding risk management, strategic opportunities, and regulatory compliance.
  • Supervised risk management activities for Company including pursuit and purchase of all insurance policies.
  • Co-developed and implemented formalized risk management policy and developed procedures for all contracting processes.
  • Minimized potential of liability claims by driving implementation of improved risk management reporting process.
  • Prepared legal opinions on risk management and insurance related issues to senior executives.
  • Implemented a risk management system to identify trends and areas for quality/performance improvement.
  • Advised team on corporate development, communications, risk management and business strategy.
  • Performed risk management activities related to the company's professional liability policies.
  • Implemented new risk management software to improve reporting and communication of events.
  • Contributed in department meetings regarding compliance, risk management and administration.
  • Performed compliance analysis and risk management for requirements under HIPPA regulations.

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10. Employment Laws

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Here's how Employment Laws is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Adjudicated separation issues based on the Florida unemployment laws for determining eligibility of benefits.
  • Assured compliance with changing employment laws and guided the company's HR department through employment investigations, disciplinary actions and lawsuits.
  • Draft all employment agreements and internal policies, and provide employee training on employment laws.
  • Researched and analyzed employment laws in various states for application by payroll personnel.
  • Drafted and implemented legislation and rules revising the state employment laws.
  • Managed outside counsel in employment litigation, negotiated settlements and counseled management on state and federal employment laws in unionized environment.

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12. Due Diligence

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Here's how Due Diligence is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Represented company merger and acquisition transactions, including strategic relationships and negotiated agreements regarding due diligence and related agreements.
  • Guided company through due diligence and ensured solicitations of investors were in compliance with securities regulations.
  • Reviewed all acquisition-related due diligence for general and health regulatory issues and drafted diligence summaries.
  • Oversee and coordinate legal due diligence, post-closing integration activities and advising internal constituents.
  • Conducted due diligence, researched regulatory requirements, drafted significant acquisition-related documents and contracts.
  • Performed due diligence and contract review/negotiation for all vendor and third-party agreements.
  • Performed legal due diligence in connection with Chicory Systems equity acquisition.
  • Managed due diligence projects for investment opportunities and capital infusions.
  • Managed outside counsel and due diligence projects supporting acquisition activities.
  • Performed contractual work and due diligence review of corporate documentation.
  • Conducted financial analyses and due diligence and title investigations.
  • Initiated due diligence procedures related to mergers and acquisitions.
  • Performed legal due diligence review of potential acquisition targets.
  • Managed acquisition due diligence and integration of acquisitions.
  • Engaged in due diligence insurance exercises for client acquisitions
  • Conducted due diligence for potential asset acquisitions.
  • Lead attorney in conducting Buyer side due diligence for an Oil and Gas asset purchase totaling more than $380 million.
  • Oversee outside counsel on several mergers and acquisitions, including preparing LOI's, conducting due diligence and compliance review.
  • Conduct and oversee aspects of due diligence in connection with PwC's acquisition(s) of target businesses.
  • Coordinated and consulted with outside counsel and staff regarding due diligence requests for the Care New England/Lifespan merger.

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14. Data Privacy

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Here's how Data Privacy is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Monitor federal, state, local and/or international laws and regulations relating to data privacy and information security.
  • Advised clients regarding broad array of complex legal issues with emphasis on data privacy concerns.
  • Build all the data privacy policies for the organization and certifying compliance to Safe Harbor.
  • Advise company on data privacy issues and regulations.
  • Developed and implemented an intragroup data privacy compliance program.
  • Handle distribution and reseller agreements, consulting agreements, and data privacy issues.

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15. Civil Litigation

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Here's how Civil Litigation is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Solo practice civil litigation, representation of small to mid-size corporations and businesses.
  • Manage outside counsel in regulatory adjudications and civil litigation.
  • Managed multiple projects and oversaw the evaluation, strategy, negotiation, and claims settlement of civil litigation and risk management.
  • Engaged in multiple facets of legal representation; contract administration, civil litigation, corporate, and intellectual property.
  • Provided counsel and general advice as assigned on civil litigation and handled a wide range of general civil matters.
  • Assisted professional staff of five attorneys (three litigators), involved in multiple civil litigation cases.
  • Created a new position of Associate General Counsel for Civil Litigation.
  • Handled civil litigation for the company in the Superior Court.
  • Perform legal research for civil litigation matters.
  • Experience in Commercial and Civil Litigation.
  • Provided pre-suit civil litigation representation to individuals and businesses.
  • Handled all aspects of civil litigation and FINRA and NYSE arbitration from pre-hearing conferences through resolution.
  • Engaged in all phases of civil litigation, which included the collection of delinquent rents by initiating eviction proceedings.
  • Handled various phases of in-house general civil litigation, with more emphasis on pre-litigation and pre-trial negotiations.

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16. Joint Venture

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Here's how Joint Venture is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Negotiated and implemented international business agreements; including joint ventures in Mexico & Venezuela, complex licensing contracts and distributor/supply agreements.
  • Structured and negotiated joint venture agreements, sales and licensing agreements, distributor agreements, and corporate acquisitions and dispositions.
  • Negotiate and draft financing documents (equity participation and conventional financing), development agreements and joint venture agreements.
  • Drafted and filed multiple trademark/copyright applications, corporate entity filings, joint venture agreements, and corporate security agreements.
  • Aided joint venture partner in obtaining registration as a broker-dealer with the Monetary Authority of Singapore.
  • Manage relationships with investment partners by distributing property lists and drafting joint venture agreements.
  • Created international franchise and joint venture arrangements and foreign sales representative and distributor agreements.
  • Structured joint venture agreements and secured financing for land acquisition and development.
  • Negotiated agreements to structure partnership and joint venture opportunities with nonprofit organizations.
  • Prepared private placement memorandums and all material for new Joint Venture Offerings
  • Structure and negotiate joint venture and shareholder agreements with international companies.
  • Drafted basic corporate government documentation for the joint venture entity.
  • Performed legal review of joint ventures and other collaborative activities.
  • Provide assistance with the formation of additional business enterprises, joint ventures, strategic partnership deals, and mergers and acquisitions.
  • Draft loan agreements, purchase agreements, joint venture agreements, guaranties, term sheets, contract amendments and associated documentation.
  • Drafted service, license, real estate, finance, joint venture, partnership and merger and acquisition documents and agreements.
  • Acted as lead counsel on acquisition of distribution channel in California and as lead counsel on formation of European joint venture.
  • Drafted artist representation, joint venture, licensing, direct and on-line marketing, advertising, sponsorship and promotional agreements.
  • Draft, review and negotiate subcontracts, purchase orders, professional services agreements, lease agreements and joint venture agreements.
  • Negotiated, drafted and provided legal oversight for co-management agreement with cardiology group, and joint venture children's hospital.

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17. Ethics

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Here's how Ethics is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Designed and implemented various risk management policies, including global anti-corruption policies, code of business ethics training and enforcement.
  • Developed, implemented and managed key business ethics programs including FCPA compliance and other anti-bribery/anti-kickback programs.
  • Conducted compliance training for actuaries world-wide on professional ethics and litigation risk management.
  • Conducted ethics investigations that revealed significant impropriety and resulted in cost savings.
  • Advised on international law, investigations, regulatory compliance and ethics.
  • Developed and provided in-house ethics and anti-bribery/anti-corruption/AML training corporate wide.
  • Drafted multiple policies including Corporate Compliance Policy and Ethics Policy.
  • Prepared ethics presentations for Commissioners and Commission staff training.
  • Implemented and directed Corporate Ethics policy.
  • Managed litigation and rendered over 100 substantive legal opinions annually on interpretation of the law, regulatory compliance, and ethics.
  • Coordinated government ethics issues arising in practice area with office ethics counselor to develop appropriate courses of action for policy makers.
  • Analyze and ensure compliance with Insider Trading Policy, Business Ethics and Code of Conduct, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Policy.
  • Researched several countries' laws on ethics, later used to write a Code of Conduct for Egyptian government employees.
  • Draft and provide guidance on ethics documents which includes ethics agreements, memos, letters, and certificates of divestiture.
  • Assist with Federal Tort Claims, Research, Ethics, Medical Care Cost Recovery, Fiduciary and Guardianship.
  • Ensured management was aware of compliance issues, including privacy/security, ethics, financial/tax and licensing issues.
  • Rendered advisory opinions on ethics issues and provided advice to the White House Counsel's Office.
  • Perform duties as an Ethics Specialist to process the Financial Disclosure Management (FDM) documents.
  • Advised Designated Agency Ethics Officials throughout the Executive Branch on conflict of interest laws and regulations.
  • Establish various policies and procedures resulting in the formulation of a government contractor ethics compliance program.

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19. Business Development

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Here's how Business Development is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Assist with business development and licensing/partner relationships with major entertainment studios and other IP holders for generating brand recognition and revenue.
  • Prepare expenses, in-house cars reservation/travel arrangements for counsel, maintained department attendance records, administrative support for new business development.
  • Negotiated and drafted business development and distribution agreements with major software companies, portals and internet content providers.
  • Directed product management, marketing strategy, business development, client relations, technology and corporate strategy.
  • Drafted and reviewed all manner of software agreements, business development agreements and professional services agreements.
  • Execute business development transactions, including diligence, drafting and negotiating agreements and managing post-closing integration.
  • Represented hospitality and entertainment industry clients in all phases of business development and acquisition.
  • Organize business development plans to highlight company's history and ensure company longevity.
  • Served as lead business development executive and helped oversee all marketing initiatives.
  • Developed and led both corporate and business development strategy initiatives.
  • Assisted with business development for generating brand recognition and revenue.
  • Work strategically with executive team to identify business development opportunities.
  • Provided legal support to software/technology sales and business development.
  • Manage operational, financial and business development matters.
  • Support and work with Business Development team as necessary
  • Key member of management team, advising founders, board, senior management and staff on legal and business development matters.
  • Streamlined vehicle and parts importation, sales, advertising, and service platforms with French engineering and business development teams.
  • Counseled executives on various risk and educated them on various legal interpretations, business strategies, and new business developments.
  • Lead business development process for attracting and retaining new vendors resulting in over $50 million in supplier revenue.
  • Draft, review and negotiate all marketing, branding, and business development agreements related to professional athletes.

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20. Contract Negotiations

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Here's how Contract Negotiations is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Led union contract negotiations and drafting of collective bargaining agreements.
  • Participated in contract negotiations with major European investment firm.
  • Communicated status of contract negotiations.
  • Reduced global spending through negotiations with suppliers by 30% on an annual basis through aggressive lease and contract negotiations.
  • Manage contract negotiations for new and current business vendors and develop guidelines that minimize risk and increase revenue.
  • Steered productive contract negotiations focused on Accenture's bottom-line, profitable revenue growth, and customer objectives.
  • Prepared proposals, led contract negotiations, oversaw contract administration for all government contracts for Phelps-Stokes.
  • Saved the company $1,200,000 in complex contract negotiations during restructuring and acquisitions.
  • Managed all contract negotiations with Sprint/WorldCom; negotiated debt conversion and new debt.
  • Initiated team effort for contract negotiations with union and handled all union grievances.
  • Prepared Master Agreements and oversaw all contract negotiations and various real estate transactions.
  • Assisted in all contract negotiations for terms and conditions to advertisers and clients.
  • Led all contract negotiations with potential clients, contractors, and partners.
  • Served as lead internal contact for contract negotiations with UFCW and UNITE-HERE.
  • Approved all Software Licensing, Contract Negotiations, and Distributorship Agreements.
  • Reviewed contracts and participated in contract negotiations with clients and vendors.
  • Assisted in performing legal research and contract negotiations.
  • Represented clients in contract negotiations and meetings.
  • Drive contract negotiations with strategic partners.
  • Assess and conduct multimillion-dollar contract negotiations.

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22. Employment Matters

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Here's how Employment Matters is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Advised company with respect to various employment matters, including collective bargaining and a reduction-in-force.
  • Investigate employment matters and provide interpretation of statutes, regulations, and policy procedures.
  • Draft and implement employment documents and company policies related to employment matters.
  • Advised President directly on risk management and employment matters.
  • Advised on HR matters, including revisions to employee handbook, policy drafting and revision, and other employment matters.
  • Provide legal guidance on labor/employment matters (e.g., terminations, non-competes, employee handbook/policies, and employee investigations/complaints).
  • Provided leadership to this pharmaceutical and biotechnology consulting firm, especially in legal, contracting, and employment matters.
  • Advise CEO and President on legal and employment matters related to employment law, contracts, and collections.
  • Review and develop employment policies and practices, and assisted in labor and employment matters.
  • Managed employment matters including employee terminations, EEO and affirmative action, and employee benefits.
  • Represent the company in employment matters before state boards and administrative bodies.
  • Drafted employee manual and offer letters and advise on all employment matters.
  • Address human resource issues and advise senior management on employment matters.
  • Provided litigation support in employment matters in defense of the agency.
  • Managed three (3) state trials relating to employment matters.
  • Resolved corporate issues and employment matters for high tech aerospace company.
  • Served as in-house counsel for the Agency in employment matters.
  • Advise Human Resource Department regarding labor and employment matters.
  • Drafted personnel policies and advised on employment matters.
  • Direct companies' employment matters.

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23. Eeoc

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Here's how Eeoc is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Drafted employee handbooks and policies, as well as successfully defended the company in EEOC charges and Department of Labor Audits.
  • Represented USDA in hearings before Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
  • Developed and implemented training for internal staff and contractors, including EEOC, ADA, HIPPA and handling of PII.
  • Represent the PBA as respondent's counsel before the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
  • Reviewed and assisted in all personnel matters for the company including all EEOC compliance and litigation matters.
  • Defended against DOL Wage and Hour investigations, multiple audits for immigration compliance and EEOC investigations.
  • Investigated EEOC claims, interviewed witnesses, prepared reports and filed positions statements with the EEOC.
  • Created statistics on department accomplishments and EEOC trends for public discussions such as press conferences.
  • Labor Complaints: Assisted with responses to EEOC and local union complaints in various states.
  • Performed the first EEOC, harassment and sensitivity lectures to protect corporation from potential lawsuits.
  • Secured a grant of summary judgment in a discrimination and retaliation complaint before the EEOC.
  • Drafted regulations and policies to ensure full compliance with Federal EEOC laws and regulations.
  • Managed labor relations: EEOC, EDD, CalOSHA, and Department of Labor.
  • Prepared and/or managed outside counsel responses to EEOC charges, subpoenas, and investigations.
  • Advised personnel department on EEOC issues, termination issues, and corporate downsizing issues.
  • Prepared opinions as to viability of terminated employee claims under ADA and EEOC discrimination.
  • Handle all EEOC, DLSE, or other governmental agency investigations and hearings.
  • Researched and drafted position statements for claims before the EEOC and local agencies.
  • Summarized Federal Acquisition laws for federal agency; drafted memos for EEOC case.
  • Experience with OSHA, EPA, EEOC, and related employer issues/forums.

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24. Executive Management

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Here's how Executive Management is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Advised executive management and board of directors regarding identification and management of operational, compliance, regulatory, and litigation risk.
  • Advised executive management on optimal resolution of all legal and operational issues arising in daily business activities for 18 restaurants.
  • Negotiated and drafted contracts, supervised intellectual property law compliance, and advised executive management on all legal issues.
  • Provide advice and counsel to the Board of Directors and executive management regarding organizational and programmatic legal issues
  • Interacted with executive management and lower level employees on a daily basis with regard to everyday operations.
  • Identified risk exposure, advised executive management on contractual operations, and maintained document control procedures.
  • Worked collaboratively with executive management team to oversee the proper handling of employee complaints.
  • Conduct regulatory analysis and advise executive management regarding regulatory and compliance issues.
  • Lead corporate strategic and tactical legal initiatives by collaborating with executive management.
  • Participate in quarterly executive management reviews and revenue planning strategy sessions.
  • Participated on executive management committee to review all physician transactions.
  • Advise executive management team on all critical business decisions.
  • Advised Executive Management and General Counsel throughout process.
  • Designed and delivered periodic executive management compliance reports.
  • Advised the Board of Directors and executive management, and assisted the compliance group in addressing regulatory and internal audit issues.
  • Provided counsel and guidance on legal implications of all matters to the Board of Directors and members of executive management.
  • Play key role as part of 6-member executive management team facilitating establishment of goals, objectives, and strategic initiatives.
  • Provided executive management to operations teams in hotel, golf, F&B, timeshare and development segments.
  • Served as Chief Legal Officer and member of executive management team for KFC Corporation, a division of Yum!
  • General office duties, including arranging employee travel, maintaining of executive management meeting minutes, etc.

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25. Hipaa

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Here's how Hipaa is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • 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.
  • Lead ongoing HIPAA risk and security compliance analysis to assess potential vulnerabilities and formulate risk mitigation plans.
  • Investigated and wrote memorandum analyzing data related to potential HIPAA violations.
  • Provide privacy and security law expertise (e.g., GLBA, HIPAA, state laws addressing personal or medical information).
  • Drafted memorandum on a plethora of issues including powers of attorney, HIPAA, workers' compensation standards, and pensions.
  • Negotiated real estate lease agreements and prepared Business Associate (HIPAA) contracts with health plan providers and their associates.
  • Created staff manuals on HIPAA compliance, drafted employee handbook, and developed all company policy directives and training aids.
  • Research and implement corporate policies in compliance with relevant privacy laws, including EU-US Privacy Shield Framework and HIPAA.
  • Drafted health care compliance program, including HIPAA privacy, conflicts of interest, and code of conduct policies.
  • Updated corporate policies on confidentiality, HIPAA compliance, document retention, client services and employee services and benefits.
  • Advise client regarding HIPAA compliance and respond to OIG and DHS regarding HIPAA compliance and inadvertent disclosure investigations.
  • Draft discovery requests and respond to discovery requests for medical records by redacting protected information for HIPAA compliance.
  • Drafted all documents related to compliance with HIPAA enforcement including Business Associate Agreement and detailed Notice of Privacy.
  • Trained non-legal personnel on various legal issues, including antitrust, Medicare fraud and abuse and HIPAA.
  • Advised clients in areas of general compliance regulation, ERISA, HIPAA, Stark and Anti-Kickback regulations.
  • Direct oversight of HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) compliance committees with policy-making authority.
  • Reviewed/edited contracts, memos, and statements of understanding, adhering to federal regulations/laws, including HIPAA.
  • Drafted and oversaw implementation of the practice's Compliance Plan and HIPAA Privacy and Security Policies.
  • Designed/delivered HIPAA and HITECH compliance presentations to major academic health centers and health system accounts.

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26. Employment Agreements

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Here's how Employment Agreements is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Negotiated favorable resolutions to numerous controversies involving employment agreements, restrictive covenants, commission and bonus plans.
  • Draft and negotiate underwriting agreements, placement agency agreements, registration rights agreements, employment agreements.
  • Drafted and revised non-disclosure and non-competition agreements, marketing agreements, privacy policies and employment agreements.
  • Drafted employment agreements and rendered advice on hiring and termination decisions.
  • Reviewed and revised negotiated payer, physician consulting and employment agreements.
  • Drafted employment agreements, separation agreements and non-compete agreements.
  • Managed the preparation of all international employment agreements.
  • Prepared employment agreements and non-competition agreements.
  • Authored client proposals and employment agreements.
  • Drafted and reviewed employment agreements.
  • Draft contracts and other documents (including employment agreements and EEOC position statements) as necessary to advance corporate goals;.
  • Draft, negotiate and review all partnership agreements, employment agreements, purchase and sale agreements and tax structures.
  • Advised officers on state wage and hour laws, executive employment agreements, and OSHA and COBRA compliance.
  • Reviewed, analyzed, drafted, and negotiated service, license, union, and employment agreements.
  • Drafted consulting contracts, employment agreements, contracts, letters of intent, sales and distribution agreements.
  • Manage the drafting and review of corporate operating documents, asset purchase agreements, and employment agreements.
  • Collaborated with outside counsel to develop standard employment agreements for jurisdictions throughout the Americas and EMEA regions.
  • Negotiated, drafted and brought to resolution, settlement and release and employment agreements.
  • Advise on a wide range of employment matters, including employment agreements and policies.
  • Structure employment agreements, stock agreements, convertible note documents and purchase agreements.

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27. Internal Investigations

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Here's how Internal Investigations is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Conducted internal investigations in an effort to eliminate and/or mitigate any exposure to the company.
  • Conducted internal investigations and staff development seminars primarily related to employment and student issues.
  • Managed internal investigations and complex litigation in all states where the Company operates.
  • Conducted internal investigations regarding potential regulatory violations and/or violations of Firm policy.
  • Perform internal investigations into compliance related matters for all subsidiaries.
  • Conduct of internal investigations; voluntary self-disclosure practice.
  • Led several major internal investigations.
  • Led effort to build HR department and train staff on employment/personnel issues including compliance, internal investigations and employment practices.
  • Conducted internal investigations, counseled and appeared with employees at depositions, inquiries, and other sensitive meetings.
  • Led internal investigations, responses to regulatory inquiries, and internal and external audits and inspections.
  • Managed internal investigations, litigation, outside attorneys and agency inquiries, audits and actions.
  • Represent clients in employee-related matters, grievances, misconduct, termination, internal investigations.
  • Handled personnel and labor relations claims, FOIA issues and internal investigations.
  • Oversee all internal investigations, including conflict resolution at multiple retail sites.
  • Led successful outcomes on 4 internal investigations.
  • Conduct and manage internal investigations;.
  • Handled HR and internal investigations.
  • Assisted and/or advised the Chief Compliance Officer in internal investigations, patient privacy matters and policy and procedure development.

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28. LLC

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Here's how LLC is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Prepared and filed corporate and LLC organization, qualification and dissolution forms.
  • Prepared corporate/LLC resolutions and policies.
  • Staff Counsel at parent company SourceHOV, LLC, offices worldwide including India, California, Colorado, Georgia and Texas.
  • Continued to perform the in-house counsel duties listed below following this company's purchase of Innovative Energy Systems, LLC.
  • Draft documents to form new corporate entities such as LLC and domestic for profit operating agreements and articles of incorporation.
  • Acted as primary contact point with Sage Group, LLC, premier investment bankers, to position company for sale.
  • Organized companies' corporate affairs and secured legal and tax advice on corporate and LLC organization.
  • Report to CEO and partners of the LLC and large corporate industry leaders regarding their accounts.
  • Formed a Massachusetts corporation for production work, and a Massachusetts LLC for music publishing.
  • General Counsel at Rapid Realty Franchise LLC, an Inc 5000 company.
  • Drafted and filed founding LLC documents with New Mexico Secretary of State.
  • Prepared LLC formation agreement for client's contracting company.
  • Commenced the lawsuit New York Solar Systems, LLC.
  • Founded and sold Simply Breakfast, LLC.
  • Company, LLC and associated companies.
  • Drafted LLC agreement and trust indenture.
  • Serve as General Counsel for TLH, LLC.
  • Drafted numerous member agreements for multimillion dollar LLC and collaborated with CEO to draft LLC and business formation submissions.
  • General Counsel, Ramm Furniture, Inc. & Golden Gate Financial, LLC, San Francisco, CA.
  • Direct report to the CEO or President of corporations or Managers of LLCs.

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29. Corporate Compliance

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Here's how Corporate Compliance is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Monitor the organization's Corporate Compliance Plan and organizational policies and procedures pertinent to regulatory compliance and risk management.
  • Drafted presentations and advisory memorandums on corporate compliance with FDA and USDA regulations relating to various food product requirements.
  • Drafted and negotiated RFP/RFI agreements required for LiMo to engage with geographically diverse members for day-to-day corporate compliance.
  • Designed and executed the company's corporate compliance program and established audit and training procedures to insure effectiveness.
  • Direct, create and implement corporate compliance and regulatory policies in accordance to government regulations.
  • Drafted and negotiated agreements required by Foundation to engage with members for day-to-day corporate compliance.
  • Experience and extraordinary achievements handling various regulatory and investigative audits and ensuring corporate compliance.
  • Launched and implemented corporate compliance programs and reorganized corporate policies and procedures.
  • Drafted and implemented procedures for corporate compliance with applicable FCC regulations.
  • Conducted high level corporate compliance investigations.
  • Created and implemented corporate compliance program.
  • Conducted corporate compliance regulatory measures related to federal loans within SBA, BSL, and SEC regulatory guidelines.
  • Supervised work of corporate compliance officer and other investigators, and acted upon final reports as appropriate.
  • Manage company secretarial function, board of director's meetings, corporate compliance and stock option program.
  • Managed the company's insurance operations, implemented the process of corporate compliance and coordinated diligence projects.
  • Oversee and manage all aspects of corporate compliance and litigation within a highly regulated industry.
  • Oversee all legal transactions, contracts, and corporate compliance, environmental, regulatory.
  • Assist with corporate compliance, governmental and local filings across North America and Canada.
  • Managed corporate compliance, risk assessment, licensing and in-house legal claims and litigation.
  • Conducted advertising review for compliance; general corporate compliance; and risk management.

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30. Litigation Management

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Here's how Litigation Management is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Assist staff counsel in all aspects of litigation management including factual investigations, document preparation and trial preparation.
  • Designed and implemented state-of-the-art Litigation Management, budget, early case evaluation and document management systems.
  • Managed multiple external counsel and oversaw patent prosecution and litigation management.
  • Supervised corporate counsel responsible for all litigation and litigation management.
  • Drafted reviewed, negotiated, and finalized software, services and consulting contracts with clients and provided litigation management.
  • Handled risk and litigation management, contract drafting and negotiation, HR, corporate secretary duties and internal counseling.
  • Provided advice and counsel to Principals in the areas of Contract and Litigation Management.
  • Directed company wide risk and litigation management reducing claim exposure by 60%.
  • Developed and directed the corporate legal function, provided litigation management and risk management, selected and supervised outside counsel.
  • Work included drafting commercial and financial documents, marketing review, legal research, litigation management and governmental affairs.
  • Managed and directed outside counsel, instituted significant cost savings by introducing litigation management software and outsourcing.

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31. Service Agreements

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Here's how Service Agreements is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Drafted and negotiated various business agreements including non-disclosure agreements, personal service agreements, and sales agreements.
  • Reviewed and revised corporate service agreements for the business transaction department.
  • Review Master Service Agreements to determine confidentiality requirements.
  • Drafted independent contractor and personal service agreements.
  • Reviewed and drafted Master Service Agreements and Employment Contracts and advised company on legal issues, consequences, obligations, etc.
  • Drafted and negotiated all inbound and outbound agreements, including partnerships, procurement, software licenses, and service agreements.
  • Drafted and negotiated global inbound/outbound software, hardware and service agreements, generating over $50M in annual revenue.
  • Negotiated over 200 physician employment agreements, hospital professional service agreements and vendor contracts in 2 year period.
  • Draft and enforce corporate contracts including commercial leases, service agreements, and banking agreements while ensuring compliance.
  • Negotiated and drafted various commercial agreements (vendor agreements, Nondisclosure agreements, commercial service agreements.)
  • Drafted and negotiated contracts, including service agreements, sales of goods, and employment agreements.
  • Drafted, reviewed, and/or revised all service agreements and other binding-contracts entered into by Company.
  • Drafted, reviewed and negotiated international franchise, SaaS, licensing and professional service agreements.
  • Draft and negotiate SaaS Service Agreements, releases, waivers, and content contracts.
  • Developed Internet privacy policies and the Company's various terms of service agreements.
  • Prepare and revise service agreements to provide cargo-scanning technology for foreign countries.
  • Developed standardized contracts for sales, advertising, purchasing and service agreements.
  • Drafted and negotiated software license, support and professional service agreements.
  • Execute maintenance contracts, lease agreements and master service agreements.
  • Negotiated and drafted partnership, licensing, and service agreements.

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32. Counsel

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Here's how Counsel is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Counseled on pharmaceutical storage regulations and business issues impacting the corporation; identified applicable statutes, judicial decisions, and codes.
  • Drafted memorandum and counseled attorneys on international money laundering compliance, including limitations imposed by Executive Orders and the OFAC.
  • Lead counsel for marketing materials and outward-facing documents produced for Private and Not- For-Profit Professional Risk Management Liability business unit.
  • General Counsel at a pharmaceutical research company; drafted and reviewed license agreements, loan agreements and shareholder documents.
  • Negotiated and settled select copyright, trademark and patent infringement disputes internally minimizing the use of outside legal counsel.
  • Provide comprehensive counseling services to students including academic, career and personal counseling on a drop-in and appointment basis.
  • Provide comprehensive legal counseling, guidance and support to Private and Not-For-Profit Professional Risk Management Liability business unit underwriters.
  • Handled corporate, regulatory, employment and litigation matters for property/casualty carrier, including supervision of outside counsel.
  • Reviewed relevant legislation and participated in the drafting of proposed amendments for referral to the Chief Parliamentary Counsel.
  • Monitor and analyze individual projects to assess initial conflicts and to refer cases to appropriate outside litigation counsel.
  • Provided strategic direction to outside counsel and managed litigation, including malpractice, employment and commercial litigation.
  • General counsel for senior executive overseeing operational and administrative support to submarine community in Pacific Rim.
  • Drafted legislation for Pilot Board operations and Counsel to Pilot Board including accident investigation and findings.
  • Disseminated necessary information to the Office of the General Counsel on the procedural and operational guidelines.
  • General Counsel for a closely held corporation that specialized in direct mail solicitation and telemarketing.
  • Managed commercial litigation internally and supervised outside retained counsel as litigation and budget manager.
  • Managed and directed all outside litigation counsel handling consent decrees and major litigation matters.
  • Created uniform system for cost-effective management and retention of outside counsel and other experts.
  • Administered data entry assistance to the Case Management Office and confidential counseling services.
  • Negotiated contractual provisions and advised General Counsel of favorable arguments involving corporate strategy.

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33. State Regulations

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Here's how State Regulations is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Advised management on legal aspects and operational implications of federal and state regulations and laws.
  • Monitored changes in federal and state regulations regarding employment discrimination and affirmative action.
  • Supervised drafting and implementation of Drug Free Workplace Program, including compliance with Federal and State regulations.
  • Researched issues on maintaining and complying with federal and state regulations regarding non-profit status of the University.
  • Review new State Regulations affecting the Agency and make recommendations regarding compliance.
  • Analyzed client operations to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations.
  • Manage product compliance with EPA, CPSC, NHTSA, USCG and state regulations.
  • Ensured corporate compliance with company policies and federal and state regulations pertaining to non-profit healthcare business and operational issues.
  • Researched and advised marketing department on federal and state regulations.

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34. Non-Disclosure Agreements

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Here's how Non-Disclosure Agreements is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Draft and analyze contracts including intellectual property, non-compete, user agreements and non-disclosure agreements to protect Company interests.
  • Drafted and negotiated confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements pertaining to highly technical and proprietary information.
  • Advised owners regarding employment issues, patent documents and non-disclosure agreements.
  • Negotiated Non-Disclosure Agreements between potential companies for investment by Trinity.
  • Reviewed all subcontract and non-disclosure agreements.
  • Prepared and reviewed non-disclosure agreements.
  • Drafted partnership agreements, employment, business, and marketing contracts, non-disclosure agreements, corporate documents, and legal correspondence.
  • Prepared non-disclosure agreements, Letters of Intent, reviewed stock and asset purchase agreements, conducted lien searches and attended closings.
  • Review proposed changes requested by customers, vendors, employees and others to standard company contracts and non-disclosure agreements.
  • Draft and negotiate USG prime contracts, subcontracts, agent agreements, teaming agreements, and non-disclosure agreements.
  • Draft template agreements, including Terms & Conditions of Purchase and Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA).
  • Drafted and negotiated non-disclosure agreements, real estate sublease, and new initiative letters of intent.
  • Formed the company as an LLC, drafted operating agreement, and drafted non-disclosure agreements.
  • Prepare standard corporate documents such as non-disclosure agreements, employment contracts, and broker agreements.
  • Draft Subcontracts, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Statements of Work, and Teaming Agreements.
  • Draft key corporate documents, including operating, assignment, and non-disclosure agreements.
  • Draft and evaluate legal agreements, including program legal agreements, non-disclosure agreements, sub-recipient agreements and inter-agency MOUs.
  • Prepared Internet advertising and marketing, vendor and service contracts and confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements.
  • Reviewed memoranda of understanding and non-disclosure agreements.
  • Revised and administered SBC's Employment Agreements, Non-Compete/Non-Disclosure Agreements and its Merchant Cash Advance and Broker Agreements.

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35. Regulatory Matters

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Here's how Regulatory Matters is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Managed diverse portfolio of litigation and regulatory matters, including, commercial, employment, and intellectual property.
  • Advise and counsel senior management regarding assessment/management of litigation risk, compliance, and regulatory matters;.
  • Provided general corporate guidance for employment, reimbursement, clinical and operational compliance and regulatory matters.
  • Anticipate upcoming regulatory matters and advise clients on industry impact and approaches to addressing concerns.
  • Served as Chief Compliance Officer directing policy and execution on all regulatory matters.
  • Researched legislative and regulatory matters pertaining to DOE regulations and overlapping agency statutes.
  • Advised board of directors regarding compliance, litigation and regulatory matters.
  • Represented the corporation in federal and state regulatory matters.
  • Recruited to manage litigation and regulatory matters.
  • Handle internal legal and regulatory matters.
  • Analyze, research, and advise leadership and directors on regulatory matters regarding Stark, Anti-kickback, and other health regulations.
  • Recruit and direct outside counsel on intellectual property and regulatory matters (CPSC, FDA, and Prop 65).
  • Assisted in the negotiation of settlements; provided effective advice in resolving issues in complex state and federal regulatory matters.
  • Manage all legal and regulatory matters for opening of a Quantum Spatial Inc., branch office in India.
  • Handle day to day corporate matters including employment matters, agency licensing, regulatory matters, etc.
  • Oversee Company's legal affairs, including compliance, litigation, employment and regulatory matters.
  • Managed, mentored and motivated a cross-functional 50-member team in all aspects of regulatory matters.
  • Communicate with state authorities on compliance issues related to laws and regulatory matters.
  • Directed all compliance and regulatory matters as Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer.
  • Manage FCC, GSMA, and all public utility and regulatory matters.

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36. Vendor Relations

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Here's how Vendor Relations is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Manage vendor relations of all printed material in the agency legal library.
  • Manage vendor relationships with production companies, talent agents, music houses, etc.
  • Provided in-house legal and business services, commercial contract negotiation, and general corporate work emphasizing product development and vendor relations.
  • 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 relationships for IT security software applications.

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37. Dispute Resolution

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Here's how Dispute Resolution is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Facilitated insured/uninsured litigation and alternative dispute resolution.
  • Developed new company policy regarding employment handbook, employee dispute resolution, return to work/lost time initiative and sexual harassment training.
  • Established administrative hearing processes for audit compliance and dispute resolution for National Bio-solids Partnership and its member organizations.
  • Worked with outside counsel in matters regarding litigation, dispute resolution, trademark applications and patent prosecutions.
  • Managed outside counsel, developed litigation and alternative dispute resolution strategy and obtained successful resolutions in proceedings.
  • Managed consumer and business dispute resolution process, including litigation and oversight of outside counsel.
  • Provided drafting support for dispute resolution communications on behalf of management at various levels.
  • Managed and controlled litigation and dispute resolution for commercial real estate investment/development firm.
  • Designed and managed outsourced member surveillance, examination, and dispute resolution function.
  • Provide dispute resolution and litigation representation and management of outside counsel.
  • Handle vendor responsibility and dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration.
  • Analyzed litigation risk and provided counsel regarding alternative dispute resolution.
  • Engaged in civil and administrative litigation and alternative dispute resolution.
  • Coordinate licensing, survey and informal dispute resolution/appeals process.
  • Managed litigation and oversaw dispute resolution.
  • Participated in dispute resolution with business counterparts and ensured compliance with Russian, U.S., and International laws.
  • Manage litigation and other dispute resolution activities and work closely with outside counsel in doing so.
  • Handled early dispute resolution matters for major brokerage house.
  • Managed litigation exposure was accomplished through both formal & informal contracted mediators/arbitrators and pre-designated forums for dispute resolution.
  • Conduct pre-litigation dispute resolution; manage all litigation, including selection of outside counsel.

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38. Vendor Agreements

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Here's how Vendor Agreements is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Drafted and negotiated complex agreements including vendor agreements, non disclosure agreements, IT agreements, and wholesale/retail agreements.
  • Managed diverse organizational and operational matters ranging from employee benefits and software to leasehold and vendor agreements.
  • Drafted and negotiated various vendor agreements.
  • Drafted and negotiated company's standard contracts including web development services agreement, vendor agreements, and employee handbook.
  • Negotiated business contracts such as asset purchase agreements, vendor agreements, technology agreements, and licensing agreements.
  • Drafted and negotiated all sales, access, contractor and vendor agreements and licenses.
  • Managed all contracts for sales, marketing, IP, and vendor agreements.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate essential vendor agreements and other contracts.
  • Managed corporate records, IPO, negotiated vendor agreements and service contracts
  • Negotiate and review contracts and vendor agreements.
  • Edited sponsorship, suite and vendor agreements.
  • Draft and Negotiate all non-Business Affairs related legal agreements for Pitch including Agency-Client Agreements and Vendor Agreements.
  • Reviewed and drafted service and vendor agreements Coordinated and performed contract close-out actions Selected outside counsel for litigation matters

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39. Daily Activities

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Here's how Daily Activities is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Chaperoned campers, oversaw daily activities, planned weekly activities
  • Supervised children ages 10-11 during daily activities
  • Supervised and monitored children daily activities.
  • Supervised and mentored 10-15 children, assisted with daily activities, responsible for the day-to-day care and nurturing of the children
  • Interacted with children as well as assisted with daily activities of the camp such as games and sports etc.
  • Developed and organized daily activities to boost morale, trust and self-confidence of middle-school aged children.
  • Escorted campers to daily activities such as hiking, boating, and team building activities.
  • Plan daily activities that were age appropriate as well as challenging and value based.
  • Assisted campers with initial transition and adjustment to camp, participation in daily activities.
  • Managed the group's daily activities, planned programs in an outdoor setting.
  • Prepared and lead daily activities that children were required to take part in.
  • Assisted Campers on the Autistic Spectrum with Daily Activities of program implementation.
  • Mentored campers guiding youth through daily activities in a structured manner.
  • Designed daily activities, tailored to the skill level of campers.
  • Created schedule for the daily activities in the group of children
  • Supervised youth campers with special needs in their daily activities.
  • Escorted a group to daily activities, and plan programs.
  • Supervised children of all ages in daily activities.
  • Engaged in sports and daily activities with campers.
  • Assisted and cared for children during daily activities.

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41. Administrative Law

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Here's how Administrative Law is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Represent corporation in various administrative law proceedings and in communications with government agencies and its officials.
  • Developed an impressive command of Administrative Law and Procedure.
  • Provided interpretation of statutory and administrative law to Commissioner.
  • Researched projects and quality assurance regarding Administrative Law.
  • Performed research in such areas as state administrative law, zoning, taxation, real property and building construction law.
  • Represented the State of Tennessee in various administrative hearings in front of administrative law judges and officials.
  • Represented the corporation, its affiliates and individuals before Administrative Law Judges and ADR panels.
  • Assisted attorneys with legal research on constitutional, civil, and administrative law issues.
  • Researched and analyzed issues in campaign finance and administrative law.
  • Researched applicable law Authored briefs defending the decision of the administrative law judge denying benefits
  • Supervised and managed the Appeals Division, which comprised three staff attorneys, eleven administrative law judges and ten support staff.
  • Advocated for local government agencies against the North Carolina Attorney General and within the administrative law court system.
  • Supervised 8 attorneys, 4 administrative law judges, and office staffs in Chicago and Springfield.
  • Represented the Department in administrative hearings before the Commonwealth s Division of Administrative Law Appeals.
  • Summarized administrative law judges' recommendations for discipline against professional licenses Drafted memoranda for proposed amendments to Rules in Illinois Administrative Code
  • Researched and advised Army Secretariat on administrative law matters issues including agency rulemaking and regulatory authority under the Clean Water Act.
  • Prepared memoranda to assist senior attorneys Performed legal research on administrative laws and regulations
  • Prepared legal memoranda on complex Clean Air Act and administrative law issues !
  • Participated in Administrative Law hearings regarding Contractor decertifications and debarments pursuant to MGL c. 149 44D (4) and M.G.L.

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42. Compliance Matters

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Here's how Compliance Matters is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Advised executives on corporate compliance matters, including shareholder agreements and limited liability company operating agreements.
  • Advised company officers and employees on compliance matters related to fulfilling contractual duties and federal regulations.
  • Advised senior executives, managers and supervisors on corporate compliance matters and major litigation.
  • Counseled executive management and Board of Trustees on not-for-profit/tax exemption compliance matters.
  • Counseled business owners and managers on regulatory and compliance matters.
  • Advised company personnel with respect to regulatory and compliance matters.
  • Report and escalate all compliance matters to executive management including President, CEO, General Counsel, and Board of Directors.
  • Manage legal and compliance matters for innovative Internet company operating under ground-breaking (JOBS Act) reforms of US securities laws.
  • Identified, evaluated, engaged and supervised numerous outside counsel in litigation, contracts, employment matters and various compliance matters.
  • Provided advisement on a regular basis on compliance matters to create awareness of issues and to establish culture of compliance.
  • Trained and counseled regularly on compliance matters, including anti-bribery laws, antitrust, and trade compliance.
  • Advised senior management of this national wholesale mortgage bank on all business matters and corporate compliance matters.
  • Provided guidance on legal, regulatory and compliance matters to management and all company departments.
  • Worked closely with chief compliance officer to manage legal aspects of compliance matters.
  • Handled all EPA compliance matters for manufacturing plants in California and Texas.
  • Educated employees to increase awareness of legal and compliance matters.
  • Managed corporate compliance matters for 63 subsidiaries.
  • General Counsel and Ethics Officer Solicited by Director to spearhead all policy, legal, and compliance matters.

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43. License Agreements

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Here's how License Agreements is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • 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.
  • Negotiated and prepared complex technology sharing and license agreements.
  • Negotiated and drafted license agreements with movies and shows such as Saturday Night Live, CNN, and Good Morning America.
  • Draft, review and negotiate Software License Agreements including open-source; draft employment and independent contractor agreements; negotiate vendor contracts.
  • Negotiated and drafted international license agreements with outside companies (both licensing in and out) in numerous countries.
  • Negotiated and drafted television broadcast/license agreements, venue site agreements, athlete contracts, commercial leases.
  • Drafted SaaS/PaaS template license agreements as part of conversion from perpetual licensing model to subscription model.
  • Negotiated GSM and CDMA Essential IPRS license agreements; settled several patent infringement cases.
  • Assessed the effect of existing license agreements on the company's rights and liabilities.
  • Assisted in the creation of license agreements in collaboration with in-house counsel.
  • Created end user license agreements, marketing and other company-wide contracts.
  • Negotiated and drafted a variety of license agreements and endorsement deals.
  • Draft and review license agreements and various other corporate contracts.
  • Drafted and evaluated license agreements (domestic and international).
  • Drafted and negotiated sales contracts and license agreements.
  • Negotiated key license agreements with Mobile Telephone Manufacturers resulting in 80% of telephone manufacturers licensing Symbian OS (e.g.

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45. Business Units

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Here's how Business Units is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Collaborated across various business units to identify needs and formulate solutions that met and exceeded expectations.
  • Work with management and business units to develop standard operating procedures and practice guidelines.
  • Restructured department, pairing attorneys with corresponding business units within agency.
  • Initiated strategy to integrate attorneys directly into key business units.
  • Provided legal support to business units and cross functional teams on regulatory issues regarding FOIA requests under Right to Know.
  • Guided and assisted business units in due diligence and investment evaluation process with over $1 billion in estimated value.
  • Created a custom legal structure to meet the needs of a decentralized corporate structure with 6 distinct business units.
  • Strengthened global compliance and ethics culture while continuing to integrate legal function into business units as valued partner.
  • Led global legal affairs for various business units in this $3MM division of Honeywell International, Inc.
  • Reported directly to the President and CEO providing strategic legal counsel to all business units and subsidiaries.
  • Negotiate, draft and review a broad array of commercial contracts for the various business units.
  • Analyze newly enacted statutes and regulations to determine impact and changes needed to business units.
  • Worked with Risk Management, Corporate Compliance and various business units to resolve department-specific issues.
  • Research various legal topics and draft memos for counsel and business units.
  • Advised business units as to risk and proper course of action.
  • Advised business units and management on legal issues.
  • Monitored and reviewed activities of business units to ensure compliance with company policies.
  • Revise existing form agreements and create new form agreements for use across multiple business units to achieve efficiencies while mitigating risk.
  • Served as liaison for all central compliance functions, including training, policy development and monitoring related to company business units.
  • Introduced a focused, yet flexible, corporate culture to facilitate seamless integrations of acquired business units and personnel.

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47. Confidentiality Agreements

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Here's how Confidentiality Agreements is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • 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.
  • Reviewed, drafted and negotiated corporate employment agreements including non-compete agreements, non-disclosure agreements and confidentiality agreements.
  • Prepare confidentiality agreements, licensing agreements, artists' agreements, and personal representation of artists.
  • Draft employment agreements, confidentiality agreements, separation agreements, etc.
  • Supported General Counsel and (2) Senior Counsels*Draft, review and analyze supply agreements, purchase agreements and confidentiality agreements.
  • Drafted company's employee handbook, employment contracts, non-compete agreements, and confidentiality agreements in support of HR initiatives.
  • Negotiate, draft, review, and execute all business contracts, including marketing agreements and confidentiality agreements.
  • Negotiate, draft and execute employment agreements, including offer letters, confidentiality agreements, and severance agreements.
  • Drafted, revised, negotiated agreements for consulting services, employment, and confidentiality agreements.
  • Drafted employment, consulting, services, and confidentiality agreements for attorney review.
  • Drafted Employment Agreements, Severance Agreements, Confidentiality Agreements and General Releases.
  • Reviewed and revised confidentiality agreements, underwriting agreements, and retail information memoranda.
  • Draft and negotiate real property purchase and sale agreements and confidentiality agreements.
  • Negotiated and drafted confidentiality agreements and non-disclosure agreements.

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48. Employment Contracts

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Here's how Employment Contracts is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Drafted employment contracts, filed litigation papers, and handled corporate restructuring of a garment manufacturing company.
  • Negotiate employment and severance packages, draft employment contracts, separation agreements and ancillary documents.
  • Negotiated and/or prepared all business and employment contracts.
  • Drafted international loan agreements and employment contracts.
  • Negotiated executive employment contracts and separation agreements.
  • Generated in-house employment contracts and policies.
  • Advised on employee matters, including hiring, employment contracts, non competes and non- solicitations, terminations and investigations.
  • Issued requests for proposal (RFP's), when appropriate, and reviewed temporary employment contracts for renewal.
  • Drafted company policies, employee handbooks, employment contracts and negotiated the employment contracts.
  • Drafted employment contracts, residential and commercial leases, and other business contracts.
  • Draft employment contracts and severance agreements, terminate employees and oversee discrimination complaints.
  • Draft and negotiate commercial and employment contracts.

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49. Administrative Hearings

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Here's how Administrative Hearings is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Conducted administrative hearings to determine responsibility and penalties for train crews' serious violations of U.S. Department of Transportation safety rules.
  • Develop and implement department budget, oversee administrative hearings and appeal process, and conduct performance evaluations.
  • Reviewed and revised administrative rules and other policies and procedures regarding administrative hearings as necessary.
  • Advised and counseled businesses and individuals in litigation-related matters, administrative hearings and mediation.
  • Investigated and prosecuted licensing and disciplinary actions before the State Office of Administrative Hearings.
  • Developed agency litigation strategy for attorneys representing DCPS at IDEA administrative hearings.
  • Represented the Commission before administrative hearings, civil and criminal tribunals.
  • Represent the corporation in court/administrative hearings and attend finance/audit committee meetings.
  • Managed the conduct and defense of numerous litigation and administrative hearings.
  • Conducted administrative hearings for Medicaid Appeals and Resident Discharge Hearings.
  • Represented the Department in various meetings and administrative hearings
  • Represent Office of Medicaid at administrative hearings.
  • Represented the Department during state administrative hearings.
  • Represent the department at administrative hearings.
  • Represent the Agency during administrative hearings and other proceedings, take and defend depositions and prepare witnesses for hearings and depositions.
  • Resolved employment and labor issues, terminations, administrative hearings at Labor board, TWC, and EEOC.
  • Served as lead trial counsel in administrative hearings before EEOC and MSPB and in labor arbitration hearings.
  • Planned and executed agency meetings and administrative hearings (and decided what matters were adjudicated).
  • Analyzed documents, prepared witness declarations and exhibits, and drafted briefs for administrative hearings.
  • Work included motion practice, discovery, brief writing, and conduct of administrative hearings.

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50. Settlement Agreements

low Demand
Here's how Settlement Agreements is used in General Counsel jobs:
  • Addressed all wind-down legal issues of original company including drafting and negotiating settlement agreements and working with outside litigation counsel.
  • Negotiated various settlement agreements in connection with commercial and employment related litigation.
  • Negotiated and completed settlement agreements for contracted consultants when disputes arose.
  • Drafted final orders and settlement agreements for assigned litigation cases.
  • Negotiated settlement agreements and attorney fees with opposing counsel.
  • Negotiated settlement agreements; managed outside counsel.
  • Drafted and negotiated settlement agreements.
  • Engaged in collection efforts pertaining to loans in default, including commencing litigation, drafting forbearance agreements and settlement agreements.
  • Conducted depositions and witness interviews, drafted pleadings, discovery requests and responses, mediation briefs and settlement agreements.
  • Counseled the Board and their staff attorneys regarding ongoing negotiations of settlement agreements and labor disputes.
  • Negotiate and prepare settlement agreements with former employees and patients.
  • Drafted loan documents, settlement agreements and forbearance agreements.
  • Drafted Settlement Agreements for Insurance Agents leaving Nationwide.
  • Researched and drafted memos analyzing environmental, zoning, and land use law Drafted motions and settlement agreements in wetland appeal cases
  • Drafted memoranda, pleadings, motions, interrogatories, requests for production, correspondence, settlement agreements, and other documents.
  • Negotiate, draft, and review employment, separation, and settlement agreements, and draft employment plans and policies.
  • Drafted research memoranda, final decisions, settlement agreements, motions, and pleadings.
  • Draft pleadings, motions, applications, orders and settlement agreements from co-tender and subrogation to dismissal.

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20 Most Common Skill for a General Counsel

Legal Documents12.4%
Ensure Compliance12.2%
Intellectual Property8%
Real Estate7.9%
Human Resources6.8%
Company Policies6.4%
Legal Matters6.4%
Governance5.9%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A General Counsel

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Legal Documents
Legal Documents
9.3%
9.3%
2
2
Ensure Compliance
Ensure Compliance
9.2%
9.2%
3
3
Intellectual Property
Intellectual Property
6.1%
6.1%
4
4
Real Estate
Real Estate
5.9%
5.9%
5
5
Human Resources
Human Resources
5.1%
5.1%
6
6
Company Policies
Company Policies
4.9%
4.9%
7
7
Legal Matters
Legal Matters
4.8%
4.8%
8
8
Governance
Governance
4.4%
4.4%
9
9
Risk Management
Risk Management
3.1%
3.1%
10
10
Employment Laws
Employment Laws
2.9%
2.9%
11
11
Legal Department
Legal Department
2.6%
2.6%
12
12
Due Diligence
Due Diligence
2.5%
2.5%
13
13
Legal Advice
Legal Advice
2.4%
2.4%
14
14
Data Privacy
Data Privacy
2.1%
2.1%
15
15
Civil Litigation
Civil Litigation
2%
2%
16
16
Joint Venture
Joint Venture
2%
2%
17
17
Ethics
Ethics
1.8%
1.8%
18
18
Legal Affairs
Legal Affairs
1.7%
1.7%
19
19
Business Development
Business Development
1.2%
1.2%
20
20
Contract Negotiations
Contract Negotiations
1.2%
1.2%
21
21
Legal Services
Legal Services
1.2%
1.2%
22
22
Employment Matters
Employment Matters
1.1%
1.1%
23
23
Eeoc
Eeoc
1.1%
1.1%
24
24
Executive Management
Executive Management
1%
1%
25
25
Hipaa
Hipaa
1%
1%
26
26
Employment Agreements
Employment Agreements
1%
1%
27
27
Internal Investigations
Internal Investigations
1%
1%
28
28
LLC
LLC
0.9%
0.9%
29
29
Corporate Compliance
Corporate Compliance
0.9%
0.9%
30
30
Litigation Management
Litigation Management
0.9%
0.9%
31
31
Service Agreements
Service Agreements
0.9%
0.9%
32
32
Counsel
Counsel
0.9%
0.9%
33
33
State Regulations
State Regulations
0.9%
0.9%
34
34
Non-Disclosure Agreements
Non-Disclosure Agreements
0.8%
0.8%
35
35
Regulatory Matters
Regulatory Matters
0.8%
0.8%
36
36
Vendor Relations
Vendor Relations
0.8%
0.8%
37
37
Dispute Resolution
Dispute Resolution
0.8%
0.8%
38
38
Vendor Agreements
Vendor Agreements
0.8%
0.8%
39
39
Daily Activities
Daily Activities
0.7%
0.7%
40
40
Legal Advisor
Legal Advisor
0.7%
0.7%
41
41
Administrative Law
Administrative Law
0.7%
0.7%
42
42
Compliance Matters
Compliance Matters
0.7%
0.7%
43
43
License Agreements
License Agreements
0.7%
0.7%
44
44
Legal Aspects
Legal Aspects
0.7%
0.7%
45
45
Business Units
Business Units
0.7%
0.7%
46
46
Legal Compliance
Legal Compliance
0.7%
0.7%
47
47
Confidentiality Agreements
Confidentiality Agreements
0.6%
0.6%
48
48
Employment Contracts
Employment Contracts
0.6%
0.6%
49
49
Administrative Hearings
Administrative Hearings
0.6%
0.6%
50
50
Settlement Agreements
Settlement Agreements
0.6%
0.6%

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