Associate Counsel Position

Company based in Bergen County, NJ, seeks Associate Counsel. Please see description below. All interested candidates should contact the legal recruiting firm, Sarnoff Group LLC, David Sarnoff, 646.665.4899,

Associate Counsel Position

The position of Associate Counsel supports the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Review, prepare, draft, and negotiate contracts with the company’s clients and service providers to ensure they comply with the business requirements and applicable laws.
  • Review and draft documents in connection with transactions involving mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity and other business relationships
  • Perform legal research and provide legal advice, recommendations and guidance with respect to legal issues and areas of law that impact the organization.
  • Review and negotiate lease agreements for the company’s various sites
  • Provide advice on the drafting, interpretation and implementation of compliance policies and evaluate the compliance implications of planned business activities.
  • Identify areas of legal risk and ensure the effective implementation of the organization’s compliance and ethics program.

Skills, Education, Experience:

  • Law Degree required. Bar membership required.
  • 2-4 years law firm and/or in-house corporate experience focusing on transactional law with an emphasis on contract drafting, negotiation and analysis
  • Experience with insurance law and/or healthcare law is a plus

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