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Vice President Deputy General Counsel

Company name

Ascensus, Inc.

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Date Last Verified

Jul 15,2019

Valid Through

Oct 28,2019

Posted on

Jun 15,2019

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Newton, MA, United States

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Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Vice President, Deputy General Counsel
The candidate work includes: managing and leading a team of legal professionals; providing advice and counsel to senior management; acting as subject matter expert in relevant areas of law; contract negotiation and drafting; and other day-to-day legal matters. Responsibilities: Manage and lead a team of attorneys and paralegals. Provide advice and counsel to senior management and other business leaders on legal, regulatory, legislative, compliance and business issues. Provide expertise in laws related to mutual funds, municipal securities and other investments, and regulated entities such as broker-dealers, investment advisors and transfer agents. Draft, negotiate and interpret contracts with clients, vendors and other third parties. Collaborate with company’ Risk Management and Compliance departments. Manage and resolve disputes and litigation. Handle other day-to-day legal issues arising in a growing and complex business including employment, intellectual property and corporate governance.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have J.D. from an accredited U.S. law school. Membership in good standing with a state bar association (Massachusetts is preferred) is required. Must have 15 years as a practicing attorney. Should have 3 years as a corporate associate in a law firm. Must have 3 years experience managing a team of legal professionals. Experience with mutual funds, municipal securities and other investments, and regulated entities such as broker-dealers, investment advisors and transfer agents is required. Experience in the 529 plan and retirement plan industries is optimal. Should have ability manage and lead a team of professionals supporting multiple business units. Must communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with senior management, clients, regulators, government officials and others. Understand company’ businesses and give practical advice to business leaders.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Ascensus, Inc.
95 Wells Avenue
Suite 160
Newton, MA 02459-3216

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