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Associate General Counsel

Gpac
Succasunna, NJ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Title: Associate General Counsel

We have an immediate opening for associate counsel. This is the perfect opportunity for an associate from a law firm to transition in-house!

We are looking for someone with experience in consumer finance/credit. In this role, you will ensure regulatory compliance and proactively set, and drive, B2B and B2C legal strategy. The attorney is responsible for ensuring compliance with State and Federal laws, contract drafting and negotiation, corporate housekeeping, identifying potential risk areas, and performing internal investigations. Secondary responsibilities will include reducing disputes through preventative legal advice and driving early resolution of disputes/claims.

Job Duties

  • Ensure compliance with all applicable regulations, including licensing, consumer transactions, and disclosures.
  • Develop and execute corporate legal strategy.
  • Lead and conduct attorney-client privileged internal investigations that could result in liability for the company and/or its employees acting on behalf of the company, and/or that could result in significant reputational harm to the company.
  • Juggle numerous competing priorities and perform in a continually changing legal and regulatory environment.
  • Interface with company employees at all levels, including executive management and business employees and lawyers.
  • Communicate effectively and build teamwork in managing litigation and investigations.
  • Develop, improve, and implement best processes for team. Demonstrate capacity for innovation in providing unique and creative solutions to complex legal and business issues.
  • Provide additional leadership within the department/company, including driving legal department initiatives and process improvement projects.
  • Keep abreast of legal developments and continue legal education in substantive areas as they relate to the industry.
  • Become a subject matter expert in our business and contribute to corporate governance and transactional matters including drafting and negotiation of various agreements and the provision of advice and counsel on general business matters.
  • Work closely with external counsel on appropriate matters to develop and drive overall litigation strategy, ensure compliance with company policies, manage litigation budget and drive cost savings. In consultation with outside counsel, recommend and monitor financial reserves for lawsuits and investigations.

Requirements:

  • J.D.
  • Good standing with NJ/NY bar
  • 5-7+ years of experience with consumer finance, in house or law firm setting
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills, along with the ability to communicate effectively with others at all levels of the organization
  • Experience managing attorneys and supervising support staff within the company is required

Benefits:

  • 401(k) - matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8-hour shift

Work Location: On-site

This is an exceptional opportunity that you won't want to miss! If you're thinking of making a change and want to learn more, apply here or reach out to me directly at: mika.henrickson@gogpac.com

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.

Gpac

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Succasunna, NJ
USA

Industry

Legal

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