Senior Vice President, Legal
Equifax - Atlanta, GA

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The SVP, Legal supports the General Counsel in the development of the overall legal strategy of the organization and assists in its implementation. This position has specific responsibility for providing legal support and advice to a sizable part of the overall organization based on a combination of legal expertise and knowledge of the business.
Qualifications
· Fifteen (15+) years of relevant legal experience with a minimum of 10 years in house as a senior lawyer
· Substantial experience in regulated industry, preferably banking or financial services
· Leadership excellence in managing a large group
· Global experience preferred
· Exceptional interpersonal skills and verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to sift through complicated issues and communicate only the important aspects in a clear and concise manner at all levels within the organization and across geographic lines
· Extensive experience developing strong business partnerships with senior executives
· Ability to evaluate issues from legal and business perspectives with a practical, business-oriented, common sense approach to complex problem solving
· Effectively balance risk and opportunity, thinking creatively to enable the business to make intelligent decisions
· Demonstrated ability to ensure the selection, development, motivation and retention of less senior attorneys and legal staff
· Excellent attention to detail and sound business judgment
· Excellent academic record with a JD degree from an accredited law school, and admitted in good standing to the Bar in at least one US jurisdiction
Company Description

Equifax empowers businesses and consumers with information they can trust. A global leader in information solutions, we leverage one of the largest sources of consumer and commercial data, along with advanced analytics and proprietary technology, to create customized insights that enrich both the performance of businesses and the lives of consumers.

With a strong heritage of innovation and leadership, Equifax continuously delivers new innovative solutions with the highest integrity and reliability. Businesses - large and small - rely on us for consumer and business credit intelligence, portfolio management, fraud detection, decisioning technology, marketing tools, and much more. We empower individual consumers to understand their personal credit information, protect their identity, and maximize their financial well-being.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Equifax Inc. operates in the U.S. and 16 other countries throughout North America, Latin America and Europe. Equifax is a member of Standard & Poor´s (S&P) 500® Index. Our common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol EFX.

The foundation of Equifax is our talented, dedicated employees. Our mission is to deliver world- class information solutions to businesses and consumers. We accomplish our goals by drawing upon the experience, energy and teamwork of our employees in a growing, dynamic, and fun place to work.

As a global company Equifax offers a competitive benefits package specific to each geographic location. We provide our employees and their families with programs that will enhance their well-being and security.

Equifax is an equal opportunity employer and we positively value diversity within our organization.

Equifax is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free work place.

For more information about our company, please visit: www.equifax.com

Job : Legal
Schedule : Full-time Years of Experience : More than 10 years
Primary Location : United States-Georgia-Atlanta

Organization : Corporate Development

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