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Associate Counsel

Company: K2 Integrity
Location: New York
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

K2 Integrity is seeking a self-motivated, highly organized, and detail-oriented attorney with a minimum of five years of experience gained in-house and/or at a law firm to join its legal team. This is a unique opportunity to be involved in a wide range of legal matters across different practice areas for a fast-moving and complex business.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with development, implementation, and integration of the global compliance program across all offices.
  • Assist in the management of litigation and administrative matters, including organizing and maintaining internal files and monitoring ongoing matter activity; assist in any discovery efforts between outside counsel and internal personnel, as needed.
  • Assist in the management of the legal hold process, including implementing, maintaining, and tracking legal hold notices.
  • Assist with policies and procedures, training, investigations, third-party oversight, risk assessments, testing and monitoring and continuous improvement.
  • Manage cross-functional solutions that address compliance requirements across offices.
  • Conduct research on emerging business risks/best practices.
  • Stay up to date with evolving compliance laws and regulations.
  • Review, draft, and revise form agreements.
  • Assist with client and vendor contract negotiations.
  • Assist with intake of newly executed contracts and maintenance of contract management system.
  • Summarize contractual terms, and other business and legal matters, and respond to contract inquiries and requests.
  • Perform other special assignments, strategic projects, or duties as needed.

    Requirements
    • Juris Doctor degree from accredited law school; admission to the New York State Bar.
    • 5-7 years of relevant experience gained in-house and/or at a law firm.
    • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat.
    • Experience with DocuSign and ContractWorks (or a similar contract management system) preferred.
    • Highly organized, extremely detail-oriented, autonomous, creative, efficient, and resourceful with strong follow-through skills.
    • Ability to manage competing deadlines and demands and nimbly adjust to shifting priorities within a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment.
    • Strong work ethic and sense of professionalism and discretion, demonstrating accountability, integrity, good judgment, and respect for confidentiality.
    • Ability to operate autonomously while being a team player who brings a positive, "can do" attitude to the workplace and works collaboratively with other members of the legal team and with internal business partners.
    • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
    • Highly analytical and exceptional problem-solving skills.
    • Strong desire to learn the business and expand areas of expertise and to function integrally as part of an interdisciplinary team.
    • Collegial, hard-working, confident self-starter with a passion for results.

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Keywords: K2 Integrity, New York , Associate Counsel, Legal , New York, New York

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