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Many attorneys who spend some of their years in government jobs or in a law firm sometimes decide afterwards to move to in-house careers. As they grow in their careers, they can decide to take on more responsibilities and challenges, such as leading the entire legal organization. If such challenges cannot be found in their jobs, they may go outside to look for these challenges.

For someone who needs a General Counsel Job, he has to have proper judgment and leadership. To be a general counsel, it is important to have broad knowledge about the legal field. To be able to become a general counsel, it is important to have the knowledge in executive compensation, employment and labor, compliance, dispute and risk management, litigation, and corporate government with securities and corporate legal matters. In case you want to be a general counsel, you need to pursue the opportunities and get the experience that is needed in the legal area. If you are an in-house attorney, you are responsible for strengthening your team and developing opportunities for your successor.

The general counsel has to report to the CEO or to the president of the company. The responsibility of the counsel is to lead tactical legal and corporate strategic initiative. The general counsel can provide the senior management with effective advice for the company implementation and strategies that manage the legal functioning of the company. The general counsel will be involved in the complex business transaction and in negotiating the business contract.

Other areas of work include the development and the definition of the company's program, procedures and policies. They can get involved in company guidance and counsel about the company's legal matters as well as any implications. The counsel has to serve as a key legal and lawyer advisor when it comes to the business transactions, divestitures and acquisitions.

He also has to judge the merits for the major court cases that are filed on the behalf of the company or against the company. He has to work with the appropriate executives in order to define the strategies and to approve the settlements whenever it is necessary. He has to assume responsibility for making sure that his company is being compliant with the regulations and the laws of the area they operate. He is the one who needs to evaluate the legal needs of the company.
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Apr 22,14 USA - CO Boulder

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University Corporation for Atm...3-3 yrs required
UCAR’s Office of general counsel (OGC) is a... join UCAR's Office of general counsel the ideal attorney... will have the following: 3+ years of experience handling negotiations and drafting technology licenses...

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Apr 22,14 USA - VA Richmond

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Altria Client Services8-8 yrs required
provide legal advice and counsel on trademark and copyright... reports to ALCS Assistant general counsel in the Law... Department’s... Group, which provides legal counsel on intellectual property, product... regulatory, manufacturing,...

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Apr 10,14 USA - AR Bentonville

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Associate general counsel Duties: The candidate will... be responsible for designing, implementing and monitoring corporate governance processes and procedures. Developing and fostering relationships as business partners with client. Develops and implements...

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Apr 16, 14 USA - AZ Tucson

Recruiter, Min 10 yrs required
counsel The will be responsible for general legal counseling for all counsel Work will include general corporate functions including monitoring... Report directly to the general counsel in regards to... VPs, regional managers, and general managers for assigned operational... and essentially serve as general counsel to the division.......
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Apr 08, 14 USA - CT Stamford

Recruiter, 3-5 yrs required
Director and Associate general counsel The candidate will provide... legal advice and transactional support relating to company-owned real estate (hotel and non-hotel), including familiarity with all property documents, review of marketing materials and broker agreements, property due diligence, letters of intent,...
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Apr 08, 14 USA - NY New York City

Recruiter, Min 4 yrs required
Assistant general counsel Commercial Banking Regulatory... Lawyer The candidate will serve on regulatory matters impacting Commercial Banking. Will be interpreting laws and regulations, monitoring changes in such laws and regulations, and evaluating and assessing impacts of such developments on the commercial...
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Apr 08, 14 USA - NV Las Vegas

Recruiter, Min 3 yrs required
general counsel The candidate will be... responsible for representing the Union in public and private sector arbitrations and assisting union representatives, including stewards, business representatives, and officers, in all stages of grievance handling. Assist in day-to-day contract administration, as required, and...
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Apr 21, 14 USA - MA Watertown

Recruiter, 4-6 yrs required
Senior Corporate counsel The candidate will be drafting... and negotiating sales, vendor and other commercial agreements. Playing an integral and leadership role in the company s vendor management program. Working closely with healthcare IT company. Other general legal matters to be......
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Apr 15, 14 USA - CA San Diego

Recruiter, Min 5 yrs required
Associate Corporate counsel The candidate will be responsible... Will report to the general counsel Interface with both... internal... Advise on various legal issues including labor and employment questions. Work with external counsel to resolve issues in... a complete and cost-effective manner....
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Apr 09, 14 USA - PA Philadelphia

Recruiter, 5-7 yrs required
counsel Corporate Transactional Attorney The candidate will... financial services agreements, and general corporate transactions, including support... a hands on position for the corporate generalist. Interfaces actively with fellow in-house legal personnel and ACE business units globally, with minimal assistance from outside counsel
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Apr 01, 14 USA - NY Islandia

Academic, Min 7 yrs required
Senior counsel Duties: Responsible to serve as... with outside and in-house counsel to advise and represent... in disputes and litigations counsel various Company personnel on... Retain and manage outside counsel responsible for handling intellectual counsel Benefit Plans. Manage Company's general corporate legal activities, including......
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Apr 23, 14 USA - CA San Francisco

general Attorney The candidate will... provide legal advice and litigation services to the agencies within HHS Region IX, including the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Indian Health Service, the Administration for Children and Families and the Office for...
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Apr 10, 14 USA - TX Fort Worth

In-House, Min 3 yrs required
Assistant general counsel – IP, Surgical... claims of others and general client counseling on all... technology-related matters. Also responsible for IP assessments and due diligence in support of business development and licensing activities as well as IP-related agreement drafting and...
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