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Corporate - General Attorney in Dallas, TX

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Company name

Nokia Inc

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Corporate - General

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required


Dallas, TX

Date Last Verified

Nov 27,2017

Posted on

May 17,2017

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Director, Head of Legal and Compliance - NAM The candidate acts as a strategic advisor to the Market Head and the Market Leadership Team. Oversees the deals with company's customers in the Market and also has responsibility for the overall legal advice on all matters related to the Market. Develops close relationships with the legal teams of company's customers, and directly negotiates deals with key customers or where the level of complexity requires it. Works closely and cooperatively with other members of the company L&C team. Reports to the VP - Global Head of CO L&C. Serves as legal business partner to NAM Market Head and NAM leadership team to advise and ensure compliance with state and federal laws, company policies, directives and operating procedures, including discipline, performance management, reorganizations, non-compete matters, contingent workforce issues, due diligence for acquisitions and divestitures, and outsourcing agreements. Responds to attorney letters and state and federal administrative charges, complaints and audits, including handling mediations and fact-finding conferences. Identifies trends and gaps in processes and partnering with NAM Market Head, Leadership team, and business clients to implement positive change. Strategically and actively manages day to day negotiations; overseeing strategy and status of day to day team activities; drafting document hold and answering discovery; evaluating opportunities for resolution at all stages of disputes; reviewing all legal documents and pleadings; attending depositions, court hearings and other proceedings as appropriate; providing timely updates to business leaders, supervisors and business counsel to ensure alignment on all initiatives. Partners with other members of the L&C team and E&C team to provide legal support on legal matters internal and external. Establishes and maintains relationships, credibility, and trust with clients, stakeholders, legal team members and other colleagues. Strategically manages team to drive success and create new ways to deliver results and obtain efficiencies. Supervises work, provides direction and helps develop team. Acts as a Compliance ambassador and is a point of reference on company's compliance program. Should have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school or equivalent. Must have 10+ years of relevant legal experience. Should preferably have experience in counseling clients on legal contracts, mergers, acquisitions, divestures and contract matters. Some travel may be required.

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Ref. #: 17000009LC

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Nokia Inc
1100 Empire Central
Dallas, TX 75247