Nov 07, 2019
Position Summary : The Assistant General Counsel acts on behalf of the Company on matters related to corporate compliance and legal claims made against the corporation and its programs. The Assistant General Counsel works in consultation with the General Counsel to ensure coordination of legal matters across the Company. The Assistant General Counsel provides a strategic approach to assess risk and reduce liabilities. General Responsibilities: The following duties may be performed independently or in conjunction with the General Counsel: Key Corporate Responsibilities: Provides legal advice and consultation to the Company's leadership, programs, and administrative organization. Reviews and/or prepares contracts, leases and other legal documents for execution by or on behalf of the Company. Analyzes legal claims/issues for corporate management and advises same on most effective course of action and any implications in the approaches suggested. Advises support services management on operating policies and procedures, including regulatory compliance, privacy, real estate and human resources management and labor relations issues. Represents company in administrative and/or court hearings and assists in preparing for labor mediations and/or arbitrations. Manages claims filed by or against the corporation, utilizing internal and external resources to resolve matters. Works as liaison with external counsel in preparation for litigation matters. Responds to subpoenas, including document review and production and preparation of witnesses. Key Services Divisional Responsibilities: Advises division leaders on regulatory compliance requirements, as well as internal policies and procedures. Provides guidance and advisement on issues involving potential liability for the Company. Analyzes legal claims and incidents for division leaders and advises same on appropriate course of action. Partners with other support departments as needed to ensure consistent approach to matters. Other responsibilities to include other legal department matters as they arise. The Assistant General Counsel may also be involved with the oversight of the activities performed by the paralegal (in the absence of the General Counsel) or any other legal department administrative staff.
Merakey 620 Germantown Pike, Lafayette Hill, PA 19444, USA