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Long Island City, NY
Job Summary: Provides expert legal advice covering a variety of issues for business units that sell or service financial products or for corporate areas in general. Provide expert legal advice to business clients on the applications of federal or local statutes and regulations, domestic and abroad, based on legal research. Represent the Company in matters involving judicial and administrative proceedings or before regulatory bodies. Manage and direct the day-to day legal activities required to respond to internal and external client’s legal queries, issues and concerns. May negotiate, coordinate and monitor the management of legal matters of varying complexity. May specialize in specific areas of law, such as litigation, tax, employment, insurance, real estate, investments or securities law.
Functional Responsibilities: Handles most complex legal matters without supervision for assigned business clients or organization and can resolve a majority of intricate problems using sound legal judgment and expertise without supervision. Complex matters handled may have impact on revenue or business operations. Analyzes legal (and business, where applicable) issues, drafts and executes on legal documents, and negotiates matters with internal or external constituents unaided. Has ability to prepare, initiate, advocate and effectively present legal points and recommendations to influence clients and to represent clients as legal counsel. Maintains client relations with diplomacy and by being proactive in all dealings. Educates self and business partners on legal developments affecting business and provides innovative strategies to address those developments. Combines technical legal knowledge with sound business acumen and knowledge of relevant and key business initiatives and or objectives. May assist in training junior counsel. May lead a work team or project. May work with and/or guide outside counsel, as appropriate, on various matters. Performs other duties as required.
Supervisory Responsibilities: None.
Typical Experience: Juris Doctorate; admitted to practice before at least one state bar. 7-10 yrs. legal experience.
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Legal - Attorney
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