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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Committed and creative attorney with extensive in-house experience in a wide variety of disciplines with expertise in commercial contracts. Proven success in building rapport with clients and offering sound legal advice in clear terms. Continued focus on operational improvements and dedication to client advocacy.

Skills
  • Intellectual Property
  • Investigations
  • Data Privacy
  • Limitation of Liability
  • Indemnification
  • Dispute Resolution
Work History
06/2015 to Current
Counsel Ameriprise Financial Raleigh, NC,
  • Promoted from law clerk to counsel, associate director.
  • Lead counsel for WTW's U.S. Southeast region and trusted advisor in contract negotiations with WTW's largest and most complex clients.
  • One of two lead counsels for WTW's strategic opportunities and alliances line of business.
  • Draft legal templates and references to address evolving business models and key terms (e.g. intellectual property, third party provider and cloud restrictions, data protection and privacy, dispute resolution, and limitation of liability).
  • Supervising attorney who provides guidance on critical projects (e.g. determine whether company can use offshore resources and how to handle client restrictions on data transfer and access) and with these projects, manages attorneys and other professionals.
  • Partner closely with stakeholders to implement company and Office of General Counsel ("OGC") initiatives, such as ongoing evolution of OGC contract review processes to improve and streamline the legal experience for internal clients.
  • Structure, draft, negotiate, and close complex transactions including master services agreements, fiduciary services agreements, administration service agreements, business associate agreements, joint marketing agreements, health and benefits alliances, referral, technology transaction, and strategic partnership agreements.
  • Regularly involved in critical, sensitive operations and known resource across WTW's human capital and benefits and investment, risk and reinsurance business segments to solve challenging problems to support WTW's growth globally.
  • Wide-ranging responsibilities and a focus on collaboration to identify areas of opportunity (e.g. WTW's OGC engagement committee driver, team energizer, and innovator of three key WTW OGC professional development initiatives (e.g. developed and designed global programs and a diverse website to allow team members to connect and learn).
02/2020 to Current
Counsel Ameriprise Financial Renton, WA,
  • Promoted from law clerk to counsel, associate director.
  • Lead counsel for WTW's U.S. Southeast region and trusted advisor in contract negotiations with WTW's largest and most complex clients.
  • One of two lead counsels for WTW's strategic opportunities and alliances line of business.
  • Draft legal templates and references to address evolving business models and key terms (e.g. intellectual property , third party provider and cloud restrictions, data protection and privacy , dispute resolution, and limitation of liability ).
  • Supervising attorney who provides guidance on critical projects (e.g. determine whether company can use offshore resources and how to handle client restrictions on data transfer and access ) and with these projects, manages attorneys and other professionals .
  • Partner closely with stakeholders to implement company and Office of General Counsel ("OGC") initiatives, such as ongoing evolution of OGC contract review processes to improve and streamline the legal experience for internal clients.
  • Structure, draft, negotiate, and close complex transactions including master services agreements, fiduciary services agreements, administration service agreements, business associate agreements, joint marketing agreements, health and benefits alliances, referral, technology transaction, and strategic partnership agreements.
  • Regularly involved in critical, sensitive operations and known resource across WTW's human capital and benefits and investment, risk and reinsurance business segments to solve challenging problems to support WTW's growth globally.
  • Wide-ranging responsibilities and a focus on collaboration to identify areas of opportunity (e.g. WTW's OGC engagement committee driver, team energizer, and innovator of three key WTW OGC professional development initiatives (e.g. developed and designed global programs and a diverse website to allow team members to connect and learn).
05/2014 to 04/2015
Guest Lecturer The George Washington University Law School City, STATE,
  • Life In House: Role Of A Mid-Career Attorney panel discussion (February 2020).
  • Sharpen learning by focusing on multi-disciplinary approaches and skills, including communication and flexibility .
  • Meet with students to dispense career advice and provide guidance as appropriate on potential opportunities within chosen field.
10/2010 to 05/2014
Sponsored Projects Administrator George Washington University City, STATE,
  • Pragmatic partner to faculty and department-level administrators and facilitator who reviews sponsor requirements, provides feedback, and corrective guidance to champion compliance, education and training among departmental level staff associated with sponsored activities.
  • Managed a large portfolio of departments and go-to resource to interpret and implement sponsor guidelines, federal and state regulations, and university policies and procedures.
  • Provided oversight of the proposal development process to minimize the university's compliance risk, communicated with sponsoring agencies, and kept abreast of new developments in the field of research administration, federal regulations, policies, and procedures in order to serve as a subject matter expert for information and guidance to university faculty and staff .
  • Engaged in complex sponsored projects proposals for National Institute of Health and National Science Foundation .
Education
Expected in
J.D.:
The George Washington Law School - Washington, D.C.,
GPA:
Expected in
Honor Graduate: Contract Management Leadership Development Program
The National Contract Management Association - ,
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Bachelor of Science: Administration of Justice
George Mason University - Fairfax, VA
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Dean's List, 2005-2007

Graduated Cum Laude with a GPA of 3.54 on a 4.0 scale.

Affiliations
  • Dedicated NCMA member who has served at both national and local levels. Currently serving on the NCMA Tysons chapter board of directors as Vice President of Outreach for the 2019 - 2020 program year.
  • Active member of the Association of Corporate Counsel, National Capital Region.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • The George Washington Law School
  • The National Contract Management Association
  • George Mason University

Job Titles Held:

  • Counsel
  • Counsel
  • Guest Lecturer
  • Sponsored Projects Administrator

Degrees

  • J.D.
  • Honor Graduate
  • Bachelor of Science

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