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Assistant General Counsel

Company name

Cardworks, Inc

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Years of Experience

5-7 yrs required


Woodbury, NY

Date Last Verified

Feb 20,2018

Posted on

Jan 01,2018
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Assistant General Counsel The candidate will draft, review, negotiate, and interpret complex commercial contracts in compliance with company policies and risk tolerances. Manage projects and initiatives that help identify and mitigate legal risk. Advise management, finance, and other company departments on legal issues and risks, procedures and negotiation strategies, and complex contracts and deal structures. Collaborate with business leaders and internal departments to accomplish company objectives. Responsible for interpreting and advising on laws and regulation that impact consumer credit and collections. Participate in projects and initiatives to help identify and mitigate legal risk. Responsible for handling various tasks simultaneously. Provide guidance and direction to other team members as needed. Involved in the development of new policies and programs, staffing and training process, supervision of subordinates, research, and preparation of presentations and reports. Coordinate and communicate with a large number of people to be aware of the progress in the departmental and organizational activities. Initiate projects on behalf of the department and organization. Manages legal aspects of policies, procedures and processes. Interacts with affiliates and clients as necessary. Interviewing candidates, fostering a positive environment, providing guidance/direction including both positive and constructive feedback, administering corrective action counseling up to and including termination as appropriate. Attend continuing legal education seminars to keep abreast of changes. Support the continuous improvement of standard form agreements and legal processes. Must have Juris Doctor degree from an accredited U.S. law school, and licensed to practice law in the State of New York. Should have 5-7 years of legal/compliance related experience, preferably in financial services. Industry certification such as CRCM is a plus. Experienced attorney with experience in managing a variety of commercial contracts is required. Strong experience drafting, reviewing and amending contracts entered into with clients and vendors is needed.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Cardworks, Inc
101 Crossways Park Drive W
Woodbury, NY 11797

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