Vice President, Corporate Counsel
Location:
Newark , New Jersey
Posted:
November 18, 2017
Reference:
7981396

International Law seeks a VP, Corporate Counsel (Corporate Counsel) with solid project management skills, and experience in contract drafting and corporate governance.  Experience in litigation management and legislative and regulatory interpretation (preferably in life insurance and reinsurance) a plus.  The candidate should understand the needs, demands and requirements of business and corporate groups.  The Corporate Counsel will provide comprehensive and timely legal services to Prudential's international insurance business division based in the United States (PII), international insurance operations overseas, and other corporate divisions.   It is imperative that the Corporate Counsel build and maintain a professional working relationship with PII and international management and the international attorneys. Some international travel may be necessary.

The Corporate Counsel will work independently on various matters, projects and transactions, such as:

·         Drafting a variety of agreements, including consulting, confidentiality, letters of intent, etc., in an accurate and timely fashion, and coordinating the review of these agreements with US corporate and international attorneys, as needed;

·         Analyzing and tracking foreign and domestic emerging legislative or regulatory issues, and escalating critical issues when appropriate;

·         Assisting with managing litigation and litigation reserves of the international insurance operations;

·         Responding to general inquiries and requests received from US corporate and international clients, attorneys, etc.;

·         Drafting and/or executing US and foreign board and corporate documents, including notices, agendas, minutes, and resolutions;

·         Managing, implementing, and tracking significant projects, including establishing new start-up operations, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory matters, labor matters, compliance matters, trademark infringement, and other special projects;

·         Effectively managing and overseeing utilization of outside law firms to provide cost-effective legal services; and

·         Performing legal research and prepare written memoranda, as needed;


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