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associate general counsel resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Executive Profile

Accomplished, detail-oriented Associate General Counsel with 25 years of very broad experience in all aspects of corporate law with a focus on contracts, compliance, environmental, employment, insurance, claims, ethics and anti-trust compliance and transactions law. My background demonstrates a consistent commitment to professional excellence, communication and dedication to the continual improvement of my organization.

Skill Highlights
  • Extensive experience in every aspect of in-house legal work
  • Excellent communicator both in written work product and oral advocacy
Core Accomplishments

In my 20+ years of in-house practice, I have build a legal department that provides exceptional support to our commercial group. Our focus at all times is supporting the profitability of the company while ensuring that the company is in full compliance with all applicable regulatory and ethical rules and regulations.

Professional Experience
05/2008 to Current Associate General Counsel Huntington Bancshares Inc | Canal Fulton, OH,
  • As Associate General for a $300 million corporation with global operations, I have extensive experience with contract analysis and negotiation, international and domestic; all aspects of corporate governance and regulatory compliance; hands-on litigation management; very serious role of Ethics Officer; frequent adviser to Human Resources regarding employment law; primary Insurance adviser for the entire company; Corporate Secretary and many other areas of advice and support.
  • Thorough knowledge of international marine contracts such as the BIMCO forms and other internationally accepted marine contracts.
  • I am also deeply involved with the business decisions on all contracts and am a member of the Executive Committee for Foss.
  • Lead attorney on several acquisitions and other transactional experience.
  • Risk Management functions, primary contact with P&I Clubs: U.K.
  • Club; West of England and American Club.
  • Compliance officer, providing guidance on Business Ethics and Anti-Trust policies.
  • Frequent lecturer to Foss Marketing and Sales groups on Foreign Corrup.
02/2004 to 05/2008 Assistant General Counsel Hogan Lovells | Houston, TX,
  • Key legal assert for Foss with all of the contractual experience, compliance and risk management responsibilities described above.
  • Directing Insurance and Claims departments, and directing outside insurance brokers.
  • Manage large outside legal support group.
  • Developed Document Retention Program and Environmental Compliance Plan among other programs and policies.
  • Supervising as many as five employees in staff.
02/1994 to 02/2004 Counsel Aecom | Murray, UT,
  • Duties in all of the above-described areas as assigned by General Counsel.
09/1988 to 02/1994 Associate Iqvia Holdings Inc | Aibonito, PR,
  • Primarily represented maritime clients in admiralty litigation.
  • Extensive trial experience.
  • Also.
  • worked on environmental and real estate matters.
Education
Expected in 1988 to to JD | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON SCHOOL OF LAW, Seattle, Washington GPA:

Graduated in the top 25% of my Class

Expected in 1982 to to BA | UNIVERISTY OF VERMONT, Burlington, Vermont GPA:

Graduated Phi Beta Kappa

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School Attended

  • UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON SCHOOL OF LAW
  • UNIVERISTY OF VERMONT

Job Titles Held:

  • Associate General Counsel
  • Assistant General Counsel
  • Counsel
  • Associate

Degrees

  • JD
  • BA

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