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Assistant General Counsel

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Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required

Location

Downers Grove, IL

Date Last Verified

Sep 12,2017

Posted on

Sep 04,2017
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Assistant General Counsel The candidate provides high level of expert advice on complex legal matters in an area of responsibility, business line, and/or leading a group that provides specialized expertise. Actively identifies and logically assesses potential legal risks in ambiguous, unique, and/or complex business situations. Creates valuable risk management recommendations leveraging sound risk assessment information to further achievement of business objectives; effectively communicates information to the client. Provides high level of expert advice on complex legal matters in area of responsibility and/or leading a group that provides specialized expertise. Actively identifies and logically assesses potential legal risks in ambiguous, unique, and/or complex business situations. Creates valuable risk management recommendations leveraging sound risk assessment information to further achievement of business objectives. Drafts necessary legal documents and develops conclusions and recommendations. Assists clients in addressing situations of high legal exposure or risk; understands overall business risk tolerance and considers it in the context of risk management strategies and actions. Creates practical and effective solutions to legal issues with no established precedent; develops creative solutions to unique legal problems. Takes the lead role in negotiations that are extremely complex, strategic or sensitive in nature. Understands the business client’s position and needs. Considers the long-term business and strategic consequences of possible outcomes. Delivers difficult messages or news, or challenges the client when necessary; responds to client challenges to advice directly and effectively. Establishes a wide network of relationships; builds rapport with associates at all levels within OCLO and the business client. May train or mentor less experienced attorneys or paralegals on procedural or legal issues. Responsible for direct day-to-day OCLO departmental operations, including associate performance management, salary planning and administration, training and development, workflow and organizational planning, hiring and placement, and disciplinary actions. Must have JD degree from an accredited law school and maintains an active license in the state in which the position is located. Should have 8+ years of relevant legal experience. Significant experience with or knowledge of an area of law; complex legal practices and procedures is required.

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