Job List - November 14, 2011
Job List, November 14, 2011
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IN HOUSE EMPLOYMENT COUNSEL
PETCO, San Diego
Source: Member Referral
National Corporation with San Diego headquarters is seeking an employment attorney to join its Law Group. The position reports to Senior Employment Counsel and requires regular and direct contact with Senior Management, including the Vice President and General Counsel of the corporation. Provide legal advice on a wide range of employment matters on a day to day basis to include, but not limited to, employee relations, terminations, discipline, wage and hour compliance and disputes, investigations, leaves of absence, employment agreements, benefits and related matters. Coordinate with Employee Relations/HR team and others within the company to manage/oversee administrative agency matters. Monitor legislative developments to ensure continued compliance with national and local employment labor laws and regulations. Draft litigation hold memoranda/notices and manage company’s litigation hold processes. Position entails a high degree of responsibility and maturity. REQUIREMENTS: Candidates will have 4 to 6 years employment specialty experience in a major law firm (additional in-house experience is a plus). Experience in representing a national retailer or retail organization is preferred. Candidates should have a comprehensive understanding of and expertise in employment law matters to include claims related to wage and hour matters, wrongful termination, reductions in force, discrimination, harassment, personnel policies and all aspects of agency compliance. Candidates should have solid experience in corporate counseling, representing corporations in EEOC/state agency administrative matters (including drafting position statements), discovery matters and conducting investigations. Strong analytical, oral and written communication skills are essential to the successful performance of this position. The candidate should have a proven problem-solving ability, strong work ethic, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. The candidate must have strong academic credentials and be a member in good standing of the State Bar of California. To Apply: http://jobline.acc.com/jobs#/detail/4489807
Active Network, San Diego
Source: Member Referral
Provide ongoing legal advice and counsel to Senior Level Management and Human Resource professionals on range of employment matters, including wage and hour, harassment, discrimination, termination and employee benefit issues. * Work with internal and external stakeholders to provide strategic advice and counseling in all aspects of employment law.* Monitor legislative developments and anticipate and guard against legal risks involving the company (and provide cost benefit analysis when identifying risks).* Draft and review employment-related policies and agreements.* Prepare and/or review company submissions to the EEOC and other state and/or local agencies.* Represent company in employment matters in front of various federal, state and/or local agencies. * Demonstrate ability to effectively work with all levels in the Corporation and prioritize conflicting demands.* Research and analyze various legal issues and render opinions as requested by Senior Employment Counsel and/or General Counsel.* Draft employment agreements and other employment-related documents.* Provide legal advice in connection with internal employment-related investigations.* Oversee litigation hold/preservation processes in litigation matters, including drafting of litigation hold memoranda/ notices in employment-related agency and court-filed disputes.The successful candidate will support the company with drafting, reviewing and negotiating a broad range of commercial contracts, including every type of agreement affecting the various divisions of the company (e.g., licensed and hosted software and other technology related agreements; NDAs/confidentiality agreements, vendor/supplier contracts, strategic alliance agreements, license and cross-licensing agreements, marketing services agreements, subcontractor agreements, RFPs, statements of work, state and federal government contracts, etc.). Experience with contest/sweepstakes rules is a plus. This is a temporary position.Requirements:
- Ability to understand, interpret and explain contractual terms and conditions and legal principles to business staff and customers and assist with negotiation strategy.
- Familiarity with regulatory compliance issues including, but not limited to, print advertising, state and federal trade and competition regulations and statutes, federal and state privacy laws, and merchant and merchant service provider and electronic payment processing rules and regulations.
- Experience with review, drafting and negotiation of federal, state and local government contracts related to, among other things, customer facing hosted software licensing, products and services procurement and professional services.
- Ability to handle and prioritize a high and diverse volume of contractual and other legal matters with limited supervision; this includes self-initiation of problem identification and resolution for company’s benefit even where not specifically pre-directed by supervisor.
- Must also be able to work in team environment to reach goals and objectives.
- Attention to detail with a commitment to mitigating risk to the corporate client.
- Ability to work directly with the most senior levels of management and to effectively communicate legal issues and obtain input and decision making within tight deadlines.
- Assess and develop appropriate processes for legal compliance for company.
- Assess and communicate recommended training for the department.
- Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize, multi-task, and cope well with change.
- Talent for organization, efficiency, and proactive improvement of the status quo.
- Ability to deal effectively with all employees and external business contacts while conveying a positive, service-oriented attitude.
- 3+ years of solid commercial contracts review, negotiation, and drafting experience.
- Strong academic credentials.
- Familiar with MS Office applications (particularly tracked changes/redlining), as well as other document management and review/comparison systems as well as ability to work with Internet, Microsoft Outlook and other applicable computer applications/tools.
- Comfort with simple calculations.
- Ability to have a good time in a casual atmosphere, while working hard and meeting expectations! Candidates can also apply directly using this link: http://goo.gl/RmXdO
SENIOR CORPORATE COUNSEL
Accelyrs, Inc., San Diego
Source: Member Referral
The Senior Corporate Counsel will be a trusted business partner, principally to the Sales, Services and Business Development divisions. Primary responsibilities will include drafting, reviewing and revising enterprise software license agreements. JD and admission to the California Bar Association is required including a minimum of 5 years of experience in enterprise software licensing, preferably at a publicly held software company. Excellent knowledge of corporate, contract and intellectual property laws a must. Merger, acquisition and business development experience is a plus. A flexible attitude and ability to work well with changing priorities; ability to work under tight deadlines and handle multiple, detailed tasks will also be needed in this role. The candidate must have the demonstrated ability to perform effectively in a sales driven environment and recognize the importance of relationship building and professionalism in interacting with both senior management and staff employees. Please refer to the following link in order to apply: https://www5.ultirecruit.com/ACC1007/JobBoard/ListJobs.aspx?__vt=ExtCan
*IN HOUSE COUNSEL
Sambreel Services, Carlsbad
Sambreel Services is looking for a licensed attorney to assist the General Counsel with managing all of our company's legal matters.
Duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
• Legal research and reporting on all regulatory and other legal developments affecting the company, including user privacy, disclosure requirements, and general business practices.
• Be a liaison with all business divisions to ensure ongoing legal compliance with applicable laws, internal procedures, and requirements of third party vendors and business partners.
• Draft corporate resolutions and consents.
• Manage the document archives and IP portfolio.
• Research and advise on potential copyright and trademark infringement matters.
• Negotiate, draft and review agreements with third party vendors and partners.
• Provide support for M&A due diligence and other corporate matters.
• Basic understanding of digital and social media fundamentals (e.g., frequent user of major social media sites, regular follower of tech-related sites and blogs like TechCrunch, familiar with industry jargon like CPM, CPA, ad serving, etc.)
• Flexible and willing to learn new areas of the law and understand the company's business and technology.
• Extreme attention to detail and strong writing ability.
• Thorough understanding of intellectual property law (copyright, trademark, etc.) related to digital media and the internet.
• Applicants should have 1-3 years’ experience in a law firm or as in-house counsel; software and digital media industry/client experience a major plus.
• Strong academic credentials from a highly regarded law school and active member in good standing with the California State Bar (other states will be considered but CA is preferred.)
• Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Gmail required.
• Recent law school grads with little work experience will be considered, however, more emphasis will be placed on the academic credentials of such candidates.
Please note: this position is for a junior level attorney and the compensation reflects the experience level. The successful candidate will be one who is willing to work hard and learn as much as possible in a fast paced and challenging environment.
To Apply: http://sj.tbe.taleo.net/SJ11/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=SAMBREEL&cws=1&rid=101
*LEGAL COUNSEL AND HEALTHCARE REGULATORY AFFAIRS
QUALCOMM, San Diego
The successful Legal Counsel & Healthcare Regulatory Affairs candidate will provide general legal counsel to all aspects of Qualcomm's Wireless Health (QWH) business conducted by its wholly-owned subsidiary Qualcomm Labs, Inc. The ultimate responsibility of this position is to facilitate the business objectives of QWH by providing timely and effective legal support to all QWH functions, as well as minimizing potential legal exposure and risk. A primary role of the position is to help drive the development of QWH's strategy with respect to the development and distribution of FDA (and similar foreign regulatory agency)-regulated devices and QWH's managed services, consistent with QWH's growth goals and applicable global healthcare laws (e.g. HIPAA, HITECH, Stark, Health Reimbursement, Accountable Care Act, etc.) and regulations (e.g. FDA, CE, MHRA, etc.). The position will advise and consult with stakeholders and project managers, as well as with the relevant organizational leaders, on regulatory requirements and developments. The position is responsible for ensuring that regulating body-approved prescribing information for QWH products, global healthcare regulations, and other regulatory best practices, are reflected in QWH's business activities. The position will also be responsible for day-to-day oversight over other legal matters affecting QWH, including commercial contracts (which typically involve managed services, software development & licensing, electronic contracting, hardware development & supply, as well as various marketing arrangements), dispute resolution and intellectual property matters. The position also manages outside counsel regarding appropriate compliance in marketing and promotion of QWH's products in around the world. This position is responsible for rendering practical, timely, and high quality legal counsel and guidance to all QWH departments, including Regulatory, Sales and Marketing, R&D, and Medical Affairs. The position works closely with the Corporate Compliance Department to ensure compliance throughout the organization with regard to applicable global healthcare laws and regulations, as well with the legal, finance and procurement functions. The position requires working closely with QWH business teams and regulatory affairs teams to develop creative legal strategies, plans, templates and processes for new business and commercial models, working with the business to translate new healthcare legislation and regulations into market leading business models, and structuring, negotiating and closing of highly structured commercial alliances with key strategic partners and customers to achieve key business objectives. Additional responsibilities will include: developing a framework for the business to meet evolving global regulatory requirements, the structuring of complex distribution and sourcing agreements, advising on cutting edge legal issues being raised by the use and adoption of QWH products and services, and advising the business on regulatory, privacy, antitrust and advertising/promotional matters, supply chain matters, assisting the business in structuring partner programs. Candidates should have significant in-house counsel, and global healthcare regulatory experience with excellent academic credentials, with demonstrated success. Large law-firm training is highly desired. Candidates must have demonstrated experience in global healthcare regulatory law and also should have familiarity with health care compliance, rebates and discounts for medical products, and government pricing. Experience with software licensing/development, distribution arrangements, manufacturing & supply arrangements, managed service relationships, marketing and intellectual property are highly desired. This position requires a J.D. degree from a nationally accredited law school and admission to practice law as well as 5 or more years experience as counsel on US drug/device marketing and promotion. Other Skills and Qualifications: - Experience in developing global, medical device and service strategy based on the relevant legal regulatory environment. - Expertise in global healthcare advertising and promotional regulations. - Experience in reviewing and counseling on health care professional and consumer advertising and promotion strategies and tactics. - Ability to analyze and interpret efficacy and safety data. - Strong negotiation and decision-making skills. - Comfortable providing guidance to senior management with the ability to evaluate and articulate risk. - Advanced interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal). - Demonstrated counseling skills for interacting with stakeholders at all levels of the organization. - Ability to work cross-functionally, and in a matrixed environment, and build consensus among various stakeholders while maintaining a compliant approach. - Understanding of compliance and its importance in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. - Experience in telemedicine, ehealth, mhealth, wireless health preferred. To Apply: https://jobs.qualcomm.com/public/jobDetails.xhtml?requisitionId=1889275&page=jobSearch
*TEMPORARY GENERAL COUNSEL
LG Electronics, San Diego
LG Mobile has an immediate opportunity for a temporary General Counsel in our San Deigo, CA location (Scripps Ranch). Position shall report to the General Counsel and will be responsible for assisting in due diligence in connection with merger of two LG Electronics companies.
1. Review all contracts of acquired entity to determine whether consents or notifications are required from vendors, supplier and customers prior to merger.
2. Draft notification and consent request letters.
3. Manage consent and notification process with relevant parties.
4. Conduct other due diligence and contract review as required.
5. Draft board and shareholder resolutions and certificates for state filings.
Education: Juris DoctoratePrior Experience:
Minimum: Experience conducting due diligence and contract review
Preferred: Three to four years of experience directly related to duties and responsibilities specified. To Apply: https://jobs-lge.icims.com/jobs/1740/job?&sn=Indeed&?mode=apply&iis=Indeed&iisn=Indeed
*IN HOUSE LEGAL COUNSEL
Zeetco Group, San Diego
Zeeto Group, LLC is a growing Internet Marketing/Lead Generation company looking to hire a full time in-house legal council. Due to our expanded growth we need a CA certified lawyer who can do a wide range of legal tasks, which will allow us to reduce our outsourcing costs.
General Tasks will include:
*Report directly to CEO & COO as primary source for legal issues.
*Draft and review contracts, documents and other business related information to ensure accuracy.
*Work with Accounting to ensure client terms are setup correctly from initial agreement to final payment.
*Assist Human Resources Director with any Employment Law issues that may arise.
*Support entire office with any other legal tasks as they arise.
Compensation is $60,000k per year, please only apply if you're comfortable at that range.
This is a full time, M-F position.
Please include your resume along with name and title in the subject. In the email please briefly list your education, experience and CA bar #. To Apply: http://sandiego.craigslist.org/csd/lgl/2692130581.html
General Atomics, San Diego
Under general direction, this position will function in a generalist role supporting the General Counsel and lead attorneys. Guides the successful resolution of legal problems, examines various documents and data and provides counsel to all levels of management, including senior management, on best courses of action. Negotiates and prepares a variety of contractual documents in connection with distributors, sales representatives, licenses, purchases, sales, loans, leases, real estate, employment, insurance, mergers, acquisitions and related matters and maintains a currency on legislative issues, statutes, decisions, laws, regulations and ordinances. Represents the Company with outside parties and also acts as an agent for the corporation in various transactions. Duties may also include providing various levels of legal advice and service concerning rights, obligations, and privileges of the corporation including patent/intellectual property, copyright, or trademark matters. May have responsibility for providing direction and guidance to less experienced staff. Analyzes, prepares, and reviews various matters including contractual documents to ensure the Company's interests are protected. May consult with or refer matters to outside counsel as required, typically upon recommendation of the General Counsel. Reviews and identifies legal or contractual issues and provides guidance to all levels of management on resolving those issues; develops solutions to unusual or complex problems. May assist with analysis and advice regarding litigation and pre-litigation matters. May also assist with negotiation and drafting of various agreements and coordinates the execution of those documents. Reviews agreements, evaluates the documentation and authorization forms to identify problematic provisions, determine if the minimum requirements are met, and ensure consistency with laws, government regulations, economic conditions, and company policies. Remains current on state and federal laws, regulations and practices affecting company business. Reviews Company policies and procedures as required and works with compliance staff on the same. Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations and company policies wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company. Expected to maintain a productive and safe working environment in accordance with established operating procedures and practices. Performs other duties as assigned or required. Typically requires undergraduate and law school (LL.B. or J.D.) degrees and a license to practice law in the State of California or a jurisdiction in which the Company does business. Typically requires four or more years of progressively more complex legal experience. Must have experience and ability to effectively work in a fast-paced, professional legal environment. Must have an extensive understanding of state, federal and international legal principles, concepts, theory, laws, regulations, and practices as well as leadership skills including organizing, planning, scheduling, and coordinating workloads to meet established deadlines or milestones. Must possess the ability to resolve complex legal issues; possess strong communication and presentation skills, serve as spokesperson on assigned projects. Must be able to effectively interface with other departments; all levels of management; professional and support staff; customers; potential customers; and, government representatives. Must excel in demonstrating judgment, tact, discretion, strict confidentiality, composure, and diplomacy. Must also be able to work on a self-initiated basis and in a team environment, work extended hours, and travel as required. May be required to obtain a security clearance. To Apply: http://hodes.jobhost.org/viewjob.php?id=1474250&sourcename=Indeed
Sempra Pipeline and Storage, San Diego
Sempra Pipelines & Storage is currently seeking a Senior Counsel, to be based in San Diego, CA. The Senior Counsel analyzes, develops, coordinates, supervises and administers the provision of complex legal services for Sempra Pipelines & Storage and its operating companies, while under the direction of the Vice President and General Counsel and the Senior International Counsel.• Primarily responsible for structuring, negotiating and documenting a variety of complex and ordinary course transactions, including recourse and non-recourse financings, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, commercial contracts and other business arrangements, particularly as they relate to the Business Unit’s Latin American investments.• Work in conjunction with Sempra Energy’s corporate secretary’s office and tax department in assisting in the administration and structuring of the Business Unit’s ownership interests in its U.S. and non-U.S. subsidiaries.• Analyze complex business situations and develop recommendations which meet the Business Unit’s legal and business needs.• Coordinate, implement and monitor legal services to the Business Unit to facilitate and achieve Business Unit objectives, including working closely with internal and external counsel in Latin America, along with the senior managers in the Latin American subsidiaries and in the Business Unit itself.• Provide oversight and support over transactions and other legal activities within the Business Unit, especially activities involving the operating companies in Latin America. Successful candidates must demonstrate excellent legal analysis, writing, and communications, they must have a J.D. or LL.M from an accredited law school. Must be a member in good standing of the California Bar or another U.S Jurisdiction. 8 or more years of relevant transactional experience. To Apply: http://jobbank.mcca.com/jobs/4567640?utm_source=BoxwoodIndeed&utm_medium=Indeed&utm_campaign=Boxwood%2BIndeed%2BFeed
Kimco Realty Corp, Vista
The legal department of Kimco Realty Corporation is seeking a transactional Attorney with 5+ years experience to join its Western Region staff at its North San Diego County, California office. The candidate’s experience should have an emphasis on retail real estate related transactional matters; leasing; and, legal work with associated with the ownership, management and operation of shopping centers. The position involves the drafting and negotiation of related legal documents along with research and analysis of legal issues. To be considered, the candidate must be an individual who is a team player capable of working with a variety of individuals and disciplines with the drive to work independently on multiple projects with competing time deadlines. This individual will report to our Regional General Counsel for the Western Region, and will work with other KIMCO associates, including, other members of our in-house legal department as well as outside counsel. The candidate must be a member of the California bar. 3-5 years as an accredited attorney. Minimum of 3 years of transactional work. Active membership in the CA Bar Association. To Apply: http://www.careerbuilder.com/JobSeeker/Jobs/JobDetails.aspx?ipath=EXIND&siteid=cbindeed&Job_DID=J3H4J66XSWGK3TBWR35
Unnamed Company, San Diego
Senior Counsel The candidate will analyze, develop, coordinate, supervise and administer the provision of complex Legal services for company and its operating companies, while under the direction of the Vice President and General Counsel and the Senior International Counsel. Primarily responsible for structuring, negotiating and documenting a variety of complex and ordinary course transactions, including recourse and non-recourse financings, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, Commercial contracts and other business arrangements, particularly as they relate to the Business Unit's Latin American investments. Work in conjunction with company's corporate Secretary's Office and tax department in assisting in the Administration and structuring of the Business Unit's ownership interests in its U.S. and non-U.S. subsidiaries. Analyze complex business situations and develop recommendations which meet the Business Unit's Legal and business needs. Coordinate, implement and monitor Legal services to the Business Unit to facilitate and achieve Business Unit objectives, including working closely with internal and external counsel in Latin America, along with the senior managers in the Latin American subsidiaries and in the Business Unit itself. Provide oversight and support over transactions and other Legal activities within the Business Unit, especially activities involving the operating companies in Latin America. Interact with the Business Unit executives and upper Management of other client groups. Perform other duties as assigned. The candidate must have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school, and be a member in good standing of the California Bar or another U.S Jurisdiction. 5+ years of relevant transactional experience is required. Should preferably have experience with a well established law firm and/or a Corporate Law department at a multi-national company. Experience with International transactions in Latin America and the energy Industry are pluses. Must demonstrate excellent Legal analysis, Writing, and Communications. Should be bilingual (English/Spanish) and be able to perform Legal work in both a U.S. and Latin American environment, working in both English and Spanish. Will require frequent Travel to Latin America and some Travel within the United States. To Apply: http://www.gcconsulting.com/joblisting.php?id=10610&key2=nwo
SENIOR CORPORATE COUNSEL
Unnamed Company, San Diego
Senior Corporate Counsel The candidate will be a trusted business partner, principally to the sales, services and Business Development divisions. Primary responsibilities will include Drafting, reviewing and revising enterprise software license agreements. Should have a J.D. degree and admission to the California Bar Association. Must have 5+ years of experience in enterprise software licensing, preferably at a publicly held software company. Excellent knowledge of corporate, Contract and Intellectual Property laws a must. Merger, acquisition and Business Development experience is a plus. To Apply: http://www.gcconsulting.com/joblisting.php?id=10641&key2=nwo
Notes on Contract Work
Are you are interested in doing short-term work as an independent contractor, usually for litigation and due diligence projects, usually through an agency, and most often for law firms? We do not include these sorts of positions in this Job List, but if you are interested, there seems to be a constant demand and turn-over. So we would encourage you to contact directly our long-standing sponsor, who has extensive experience handling these sorts of placements:
402 West Broadway, Suite 1200
San Diego, CA 92101
And as a matter of full disclosure, another local company that advertises these sorts of positions is:
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San Diego, California 92121-3020
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