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Corporate Counsel

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Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Racine, WI

Date Last Verified

Aug 17,2017

Posted on

Nov 24,2016
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Corporate Counsel The candidate: Provides legal counsel and performs analysis and research across the organization on various issues, policies and procedures. Collaborates with outside legal counsel and supervises the work performed. Develops strong partnerships with all business units and functions across the organization on routine legal matters providing effective legal support. Performs advanced analysis, and develops as well as implements company policies and procedures, including training, and ensures periodic monitoring. Writes reports, opinions, correspondence and other legal documents related to processes, policies, procedures, and contracting. Analyzes and researches statutes, regulations and legal issues to ensure required regulatory and legal requirements are followed. Identifies and prioritizes key risks for the organization in compliance areas across business units and functions. Partners across the organization to implement appropriate policies and training; collaborates with internal audit to implement appropriate monitoring in partnership with external legal counsel for international businesses; supports the risk committee; conducts internal investigations as necessary; and provides regular reports to executive management. Assists in ensuring the organization maintains ongoing regulatory compliance with applicable federal and state laws, rules and regulations. Must have JD degree awarded by a national law school accredited by the American Bar Association; legal journal/law review experience a plus; licensed to practice in Wisconsin. Should have 7+ years of experience as a practicing attorney, including 2+ years of current practice providing corporate legal counsel within a manufacturing or financial services environment and 3+ years in private practice at a regional or national level law firm.

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