Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
07/2008 to Current Counsel Ameriprise Financial | Williston, VT,
  • Provide legal counsel on daily operations to all affiliates, subsidiaries, predecessors and assigns of Securities America Financial Corporation on a wide variety of legal issues including, without limitation, the following:.
  • Direct and manage civil litigation and arbitration claims before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA") and the American Arbitration Association ("AAA").
  • Represent the companies in civil matters, mediations, negotiations, and arbitrations before FINRA and AAA.
  • Provide advice to Human Resources and other business units on a variety of employment issues including FMLA, Title VII, ADEA, ADAA, FLSA, NLRA, and general employment contract law and individual state employment laws.
  • Research state and federal statutory and case law, and rules and regulations of state and federal agencies and applicable Self-Regulatory Organizations (SRO).
  • Prepare legal memoranda, executive summaries, and legal opinions at the direction of general counsel.
  • Draft and review vendor contracts, severance agreements, non-disclosure agreements, settlement and general release agreements, independent contractor agreements, and other miscellaneous agreements at the direction of senior management and general counsel.
08/2004 to 07/2008 Associate Counsel Pacific Medical Centers | Dana Point, CA,
  • Research state and federal statutory and case law, and rules and regulations of state and federal agencies and applicable Self-Regulatory Organizations (SRO).
  • Prepare legal memoranda, executive summaries, legal opinions, comment letters, and correspondence with clients, attorneys and regulators.
  • Draft and revise mutual fund selling and servicing and selling agreements.
  • Support Sr.
  • Deputy General Counsel and litigation counsel in the coordination of discovery and witnesses, including the management of litigation and outside counsel.
02/2003 to 08/2004 Attorney Sodexo Usa | Pontiac, MI,
  • in security arbitration cases before the FINRA (previously known as NASD) Dispute Resolution Forum.
  • Represented clients in family law, criminal law, employment law, collections and general legal matters in hearings and trials before the district and county courts of Douglas, Sarpy and surrounding communities and the Nebraska Department of Labor Appeals Tribunal.
  • Interviewed witnesses, counseled clients respecting the strengths and weaknesses of case, and negotiated settlements.
  • Drafted pleadings, motions, orders, discovery, and correspondence with clients and opposing counsel.
  • Directed daily operations of a small law firm.
01/2002 to 02/2003 Associate Attorney Eberstein Witherite Llp | Atlanta, GA,
  • Represented victims of domestic violence in any and all civil matters, primarily family law.
  • Prepared for hearings and trials in the district courts of Douglas and Sarpy county and the Nebraska Court of Appeals.
  • Prepared pleadings, motions, orders, discovery and correspondence with clients and opposing counsel.
  • Counseled clients, interviewed witnesses and negotiated settlements.
01/2002 to 05/2002 Certified Senior Law Student UNL College Of Law | City, STATE,
  • Represented indigent clients with an emphasis in tax law, family law, landlord/tenant law and administrative law under the supervision of UNL Law Clinic supervising attorneys.
  • Prepared for hearings in Lancaster County Court and the Social Security Administrative Appeals Council.
  • Prepared pleadings, motions, court orders and discovery responses.
  • Researched state and federal statutory and case law and Social Security Administration.
05/2000 to 06/2001 Law Clerk/Compliance Ameritrade, Inc | City, STATE,
  • Prepared pleadings, legal briefs and discovery responses in security arbitration cases involving Ameritrade, Inc.
  • Wrote legal memoranda at the direction of staff attorneys.
  • Researched state and federal statutory and case law.
  • Investigated customer complaints and prepared written responses.
Education and Training
Expected in May 2002 Juris Doctor | UNL College of Law, Lincoln, NE GPA:
Awarded G. Robert Muchemore Scholarship *Awarded Outstanding Civil Clinic Student, Spring Semester and Academic Year, 2002 *Awarded 2002 Cali Award of Excellence - Civil Clinic
Expected in August 1996 Bachelor of Science | Economics University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE GPA:
Economics summa cum laude *Awarded James Horejs Scholarship *Awarded Barbara Miller, Jr. Scholarship *Awarded Barbara Miller, Sr. Scholarship *Awarded Omaha Association of Business Economics Scholarship
Administrative, Arbitration, contracts, Council, clients, direction, senior management, Financial, Human Resources, Law, legal, letters, litigation, negotiations, Research, selling, Securities, settlements, supervising, supervision, tax law, written
Activities and Honors
Nebraska State Bar Association, #22403 Labor Relations and Employment Law Section, 2010 General Securities Representative (Series 7), General Securities Principal (Series 24)

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  • University of Nebraska at Omaha

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