Job Details

Assistant General Counsel

Company name

The Brattle Group, Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Sep 16, 2020

Posted on

Jul 14, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required

Location

Boston, MA, United States

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate
Finance >> Finance
Litigation >> Litigation
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THE POSITION

The Brattle Group is seeking to retain an Assistant General Counsel to join its Legal team, and support the firm in our Boston, Chicago or Washington D.C. office.  Reporting to the General Counsel, this position will be primarily responsible for providing legal support to the Firm’s global expert witness and consulting business.  Specific responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

 

  • Prepare, review and negotiate a wide variety of client engagement agreements, licenses, and other legal commitments on behalf of the Firm and its foreign subsidiaries
  • Research wide variety of complex legal issues impacting client engagements (e.g. intellectual property rights; licensing; data security requirements; insurance; tax)
  • Respond to litigation-related matters, including advising consultants on litigation requirements (e.g. confidentiality; discovery requirements and assistance) and other compliance-related obligations (e.g. data security) in the context of global expert witness and consulting business, and in preparing documents required to obtain court approval for engagements for clients in bankruptcy proceedings
  • Assist with the collection of delinquent accounts
  • Refine templates and legal department procedures to scale and streamline day-to-day contracting processes
  • Provide direction and mentorship to Legal Assistants 
  • Conduct legal research as necessary on a wide variety of complex legal issues that arise in general business obligations (e.g. GDPR, CCPA, and other data privacy laws; real estate; employment law)
  • Identify and address legal risks in corporate practices and policies
  • Support compliance with corporate formalities, corporate bylaws, relevant statutes, tax and insurance requirements in all jurisdictions in which the Firm does business

 

THE CANDIDATE

This position requires strong organizational, collaboration, and time management skills, as well as the ability to handle numerous time-sensitive projects and deliverables simultaneously.  The ideal candidate will possess:

 

  • J.D. degree; strong academic credentials; bar membership in good standing
  • At least four (4) years general litigation or contracts experience within a large international law firm
  • Preferably, two (2) years of experience as in-house corporate counsel, preferably in professional services firm such as consulting, finance, law, accounting, etc.
  • Working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, etc.) very desirable
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well in fast-paced environment handling multiple tasks and demands
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, attention to detail, and problem solving skills

 

Evening/weekend work and occasional travel may be required

 

THE PACKAGE

We offer a generous compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental, 401K/profit sharing, life and disability insurance, paid time off, and internal professional development and training programs, designed to reward success at all levels. Details regarding compensation will be based on the candidate’s knowledge, skills, and experience.

 

In order to be considered for this position, you must apply through the link below by submitting a cover letter and resume.

 

The Brattle Group is an equal opportunity employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Company info

The Brattle Group, Inc.

Company Profile

The Brattle Group is a privately held, global economics consultancy. Clients – including corporations, law firms, and government agencies – rely on our experts’ sophisticated capabilities in economic modeling, econometrics, and financial analysis to solve their most challenging problems. Our work typically involves issues related to finance and energy, as well as litigation and regulatory support, across a broad range of industries. For 10 straight years, Vault has named Brattle as a top consulting firm to work for. Our company’s success derives from the quality of our professionals, and we are committed to each individual’s personal and professional development and success. As a growing firm with offices in 11 major metropolitan centers in North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific, we are always looking for bright and energetic people to join our team.

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