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Assistant General Counsel

New York, NY
SourcePro Search is conducting a search for an Assistant General Counsel with a minimum of 3 years of experience in contracts/negotiation and dispute resolution to assist and report to the General Counsel. 
This is a hybrid position. You'll need to be in the NYC office on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. The regular hours are either 9 am to 5 pm or 10 am to 6 pm.
What You'll Do:
The AGC will work on firm contracts including negotiating liability insurance, medical insurance renewal, vendor contracts, keep track of client retainers, and perform compliance function with regard to screening firm conflicts under the supervision of the General Counsel and Compliance Officer.
Responsibilities include: 
•             Drafting new contracts 
•             Reviewing contracts before the parties sign 
•             Evaluating signed contracts in the case of a dispute 
•             Assisting with cases involving a breach of contract 
What You'll Bring: 
•             You will have worked for a law firm,  insurance company negotiating and reviewing agreements, or in-house at a company assisting in the litigation, contracts or compliance process,  and have an understanding of litigation process.  
•            Ability to negotiate with multiple parties in complex negotiations involving millions of dollars. 
•             Understanding of various contract provisions such as choice of law, fee splitting, and consideration. 
•             Understanding of the Ethical Rules and ability to apply them.
•             Liaison with outside ethics counsel on issues of complexity or judgement calls 
•             Ability and interest in developing an understanding of conflict of law provisions to determine whether we can pursue certain litigation or need ethical walls in place.  
•             Support the GC in active litigations. 
•             Attention to detail, ability to work independently, ability to troubleshoot and issue spot, ability to use common sense and business sense.  
•             Ability to manage deadlines and work in fast-paced environment. 

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