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Associate General Counsels provide support to management by offering strategic legal advice. Key responsibilities of an Associate General Counsel are developing governance procedures, deciding the appropriate course of action, determining risks, monitoring issues, liaising with stakeholders, and maintaining their knowledge of relevant administrative changes. Employers select resumes displaying skills like counseling experience, legal knowledge, financial acumen, analytical thinking, professional ethics, and integrity. Successful example resumes make display of a degree in law or a J. D. degree.

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Associate General Counsel, Procurement Director

Revitalized the Procurement Department for New Mexico's largest casino corporation by implementing updates to the procurement systems, producing more efficient staffing and less waste. Led compliance actions, negotiations, litigation, business transactions and contracts in the highly regulated gaming industry.

  • Created and negotiated contractual agreements and in the process diminished the turnaround time for documents from approximately 27 days to an average of 6 days.
  • Wrote, enforced and reviewed procedures and policies to guarantee compliance with federal, local, state and tribal rules and regulations, reducing penalties for violations by 47%.
  • Orchestrated procedures for internal reviews to verify conformance with law and regulations.
  • Authored corporate documents, advisory letters and court pleadings.
  • Supervised staff attorneys, supporting their training and skill development.
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
American Government
JD
Juris Doctor
2

Associate General Counsel

Fortune 100 aerospace and defense provider averaging $55 billion in annual sales with 200,000 employees worldwide. Responsible for legal matters of company's premier front-end organization; including contracts, intellectual property, M&A, licensing and compliance.

  • Provided legal support and guidance on capture of multiple high dollar-value contracts.
  • Conducted successful legal defense of critical high-dollar technology programs when threatened with termination by US Government agencies, which included the U-2 and F-117 programs.
  • $10+ million in annual income generated by cross-industry licensing of intellectual property assets to large retail and manufacturing corporations.
  • Directed drafting and prosecution of patent and trademark applications for intellectual property protection and commercial exploitation.
  • Key contributor to capture of $100+ billion government design and development contract by providing legal contract and intellectual property guidance to stakeholders.
  • Protected millions of dollars in revenue by achieving reinstatement of company's sole source contracts, directing outside counsel in legal actions to prevent forfeiture of critical intellectual proprietary and data rights.
  • Created revenue streams by developing intellectual asset management program that included invention disclosures, employee recognition and rewards programs and intellectual asset commercialization.
  • Provided contractual and intellectual property legal support to prevent forfeiture of $100 billion contract when inadvertent contractual duplication of services and resulting budget overrun threatened potential proposal disqualification by Government.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Microbiology / Chemistry
JD
Juris Doctor
MBA
Business Administration
3

Associate General Counsel

Supervised legal staff of 30 in gathering documentation to prepare responses to OCC Consent Order requests and exams.

  • Reviewed and analyzed business practices and proposals to ensure compliance with federal and state
  • Performed broad spectrum of litigation caseload management activities.
  • Organized responses for federal regulator audits and exams, collaborating effectively with internal and external stakeholders to ensure compliance with legal and regulatory issues.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Psychology
JD
Academic Scholarship For Excellent
4

Associate General Counsel

  • Created and revised corporate policies and procedures to comply with both federal and local law throughout more than fifty (50) jurisdictions
  • Developed, structured and launched the company’s gift card program, including maintaining compliance with federal and local regulations
  • Managed all pending and active litigation – representing approximately $20MM in claims – and directed the company’s outside counsel
  • Developed and implemented the company’s federal contractor compliance program
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
JD
Juris Doctor
5

Vice President & Associate General Counsel

  • Mediated litigated claims of regulatory and Consumer Fraud Act violations against a temporary employment agency which resulted in a $175,000 settlement in favor of the corporation.
  • Terminated an unfavorable delivery services contract and settled a $10,000 unpaid transportation bill in exchange for title to $15,000 worth of new in box appliances and electronics by leveraging a warehouseman’s lien under Article 9.
  • Negotiated new leases for relocation of two company controlled warehousing facilities to reduce expenses by a total of $60,000 annually.
  • Adjusted commercial insurance limits after analyzing risk of loss versus value of operations to reduce overall premiums by $14,000.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Marketing
JD
Law
6

Associate General Counsel, Vice President

Perform first legal and compliance review, analysis, and communication of all changes in federal, state and local laws and regulations, affecting $300 billion mortgage servicing business.

  • Managed legal review, drafting, revision, negotiation, and enforcement of all third party vendor contracts and agreements, including property management agreements, purchase and sale agreements, broker agreements, and internal affiliate services agreements.
  • Overhauled entire population of existing significant vendor agreements to make compliant with new regulatory requirements.
  • Provided daily legal counsel and guidance to executives, management, and staff.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
LLM
International Securities Transactions
JD
Juris Doctor
Bm
7

Associate General Counsel

Directed all phases of litigation in state and federal courts, including pleading, discovery, court conferences, motions, and trials. Handled matters in-house and managed outside litigation counsel. Negotiated settlements, including pre-litigation matters. Advised client departments, including fraud department, sales and collections.

  • Advised Special Investigations Unit regarding its procedures, negotiated settlements with providers' attorneys and assisted in responding to law enforcement and regulatory agency subpoenas.
  • Defended multiple lawsuits brought by a non-participating provider, resulting in favorable decisions regarding the non-assignability of benefits contracts and a cessation of such lawsuits by the provider.
  • Managed litigation involving multiple Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans suing multiple defendants who performed unnecessary procedures, resulting in multi-million dollar recoveries.
  • Coordinated among several areas of the company responses to subpoenas from the New York Attorney General and the United States Department of Labor.
  • Managed litigation brought by broker who had been terminated for fraudulently marketing and obtaining group coverage under a government program resulting in the withdrawal of the lawsuit.
Candidate Info
32
years in
workforce
16
years
at this job
BA
Government And Politics
JD
Juris Doctor
8

Associate General Counsel

  • Established the U.S. operations of Sinochem Corporation which is a subsidiary of the Chinese National Government.
  • Oversee the Acquisition and Development of the $1.7 billion dollar Permian properties that are subject to the joint venture with Pioneer Natural Resources.
  • Supervise the H1-B visa program for the 12 Chinese nationals that were employees of Sinochem
  • Review all non-oil and gas contracts which included offices, apartments, transportation, credit, office rental space, etc.
  • Oversee the syndication of and additional $1 billion in reserve based lending for the future development of stateside oil and gas projects.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Business Management
JD
Business Law
9

Associate General Counsel

  • Advise 80 plus employees on title issues, real estate settlement issues, corporate law, and consumer finance laws across all fifty states.
  • Coordinate with all outside counsel regarding litigation matters.
  • Draft and negotiate all vendor contracts.
  • Negotiate and resolve all claims made against title insurance policies.
  • Oversee all licensing and regulatory compliance for the corporation.
  • Established a newly formed title corporation in Texas and served as the first Director of Texas Operations.
  • Counsel executives and clients on ever-changing legislation affecting corporate matters such as the Dodd-Frank Act, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Compliance, and the Affordable Care Act.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Marketing
JD
Legal
10

Assistant to The Associate General Counsel

Review highly-complex leasing contracts for large, multi-million dollar tenants to ensure consistency and accuracy; request changes when necessary

  • Assemble and oversee lease portfolios through approval processes
  • Draft and track correspondence to clients, including following-up with timely responses
  • Adhere to strict deadlines in a fast-paced, demanding environment
  • Manage travel, expenses, billing, and schedule of the Associate General Counsel
  • Review budget for proper billing; investigate and remedy misappropriations
  • Draft, edit, and revise complex leasing contracts for small to mid-sized tenants
  • Coordinate with various departments to ensure contracts reflect intended contract terms
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
Business Management And Criminal Justice Coursework

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