Associate Corporate Lawyer

Organisation
Adecco
Reference
VAC-31337
Contract Type
Full-Time
Industries
Legal
Location
San Juan, PR
Salary
Competitive Salary
Date Posted
12/04/2019
Expiry Date
07/05/2019
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacant post of Associate Corporate Lawyer.
 
Job Purpose:
Helps corporations by advising them concerning legal rights, obligations, and privileges, Constitutional issues, statutes, legal decisions, Securities Exchange Act compliance and reporting requirements, and ordinances of quasi-judicial bodies and government agencies; representing them in Initial Public Offerings, transactional, and litigious matters.

Duties:
  • Obtains and retains corporate clients by following-up on referrals; understanding case information; presenting legal options; maintaining rapport.
  • Provides legal advice to corporations by conducting legal research; keeping clients abreast of developments in corporate transactions, corporate financing, and securities law compliance; providing explanations of legal concepts and actions; devising corporate protections to shield corporations from liability exposure.
  • Facilitates business entity change and growth by representing corporations in mergers and acquisitions, buy-outs; spin-offs, re-capitalizations, re-incorporations, tender offers and defenses to tender offers; structuring financing techniques; securing lending in leveraged acquisitions; conducting due diligence activities related to contemplated financing.
  • Provides corporate policy direction by providing advice on labor relations and protection of intellectual property; developing legal agreements such as, non-compete, trade secret protection; structuring executive compensation.
  • Develops corporate law cases by supervising paralegals; reviewing investigative findings; consulting with experts; completing discovery process.
  • Completes corporate law case preparation by preparing legal briefs; developing strategies, arguments, and testimony.
  • Maintains corporate law case progress by following and enforcing productivity and quality standards; resolving operational problems; identifying work process improvements.
  • Resolves corporate law cases by filing lawsuits; settling, mediating, or bringing to trial; planning, organizing, and presenting arguments and counter-arguments; engaging expert witnesses; preparing and presenting evidence; preparing and interrogating witnesses.
  • Maintains cost standards by monitoring expenses; recommending cost-saving opportunities.
  • Improves quality results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes; implementing changes.
  • Updates corporate law job knowledge by tracking case law and the development of legal theories; keeping abreast of commission and agency rulings; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Accomplishes law firm goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
 
Skills/Qualifications:
Juris Doctor, Notary License, Local Attorney License, Corporate Law, Commercial Law, Employment Law, Corporate Finance, Conceptual Skills, Verbal Communication, Written Communication, Negotiating, Intellectual Horsepower, Objectivity, Administrative Writing Skills.

 

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