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Desire a Challenging Position as Lawyer to Provide Top of the Class Legal Service
A highly talented, knowledgeable and experienced Lawyer with demonstrated track record of providing unmatchable legal service. Expert in all aspects of Corporate Governance; ensuring that various legal entities of a company are follow basic corporate compliance requirements, which includes corporate structure, procedures, documentation and inter-company agreements for various companies.
Summary of Qualifications
Over 12 years of Solid Legal Experience.
Immense knowledge of corporate governance matters, contract administration, government compliance, taxation, international laws, and corporate operating ethics.
Demonstrated excellence in communication skills (verbal and written) for negotiating, presenting, resolving complex and controversial issues, and responding effectively to sensitive inquiries and complaints..
Superb organizational skills, ability to handle multi-tasking and ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
Familiarity with basic finance and accounting principles.
High intelligence, independence, imagination, enthusiasm, a strong sense of individual purpose, and the ability to get along well with clients and colleagues.
Strong PC skills with remarkable knowledge of word processing application.
Sound ability to use a computer keyboard with sufficient speed to meet demands of job.
Newton & York, Stony Point, NY 2000 - Present Litigation Attorney
Represent Company in connection with litigation and contested administrative matters proceedings; coordinate with outside counsel.
Assist all departments in review of legal matters, including personnel, employee relations, and customer relations, as requested to do so.
Carry out management responsibilities in accordance with the Company's policies, objectives, and applicable government laws and regulations.
Review administration of foreign entities' agreements, procedures, accounting and corporate administration to ensure compliance with applicable laws and treaties.
Ensure proper agreements, payments and settlements of group companies, as well as, proper statutory accounting for each group company.
Responsible for the review and maintenance of inter-company relationships and agreements.
Yyles & Mark, Stony Point, NY 1995 - 2000 Commercial Contract Lawyer
Advised internal clients (Sales, Development, Purchasing, Product Management, Marketing and Logistics) on any kind of legal issue arising in connection with transactions and business proposals.
Accounted for the timely and appropriate handling of various standard and non- standard agreements, taking into consideration applicable business, legal and technical issues.
Drafted, reviewed and negotiated a wide variety of commercial contracts.
Advised on product promotional activities and press material.
Pro-actively notified and trained the business on (new) laws and regulations that affected them and provided them with tools to help them be compliant therewith.
Responsible for Yyles & Mark's contract process.
First point of contact for contracts of Yyles & Mark's foreign operations, with an emphasis on the US operation.
Directed external lawyers where appropriate to ensure the best possible outcome for the business.
Yyles & Mark, Stony Point, NY 1992 - 1995 Professional Support Lawyer
Designed, developed and presented training programs and seminars, principally for lawyers in the corporate department and being the point of contact for the training team.
Assisted with ideas and content for client training.
Assisted lawyers with technical and practical enquiries and provided deal support where appropriate.
Proposed new legislation and other legal developments (e.g. the new Company Law Reform Bill), identified practical implications for our business, commenting on proposals (e.g. via Law Society and CLLS working groups), provided appropriate internal training.
Highlighted key issues to raise with clients and the press and liaised with the PR team.
Drafted precedents (e.g. agreements and practice notes), and kept them updated in the light of any relevant developments.
Prepared and contributed to briefings, updates, brochures and alerts for distribution internally to members of the firm and externally to clients.
Education and Professional Certification
Licensed practicing attorney in litigation
New York University, NY
MA In Law (1995)
New York University, NY
Bachelor's degree in Law (1992)
Computer Skills: Windows, WordPerfect, PowerPoint, Word, Westlaw, Lexis-Nexus, Lotus Notes and Excel