counsel resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-XXX
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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
Counsel, 01/2009 to Present
AecomNewark, NJ,
  • Senior member of in-house legal team accountable for providing legal guidance to strategic business units, including Claims, Enterprise Procurement, Human Resources, IT Security, Risk Management, Underwriting, and Information Technology, Risk Control, Underwriting, and Worldwide Operations.
  • Duties include the following: Corporate Create, maintain, and revise template agreements, including development of contracting processes and forms for use by in-house clients.
  • Provide advice and direction to Compliance, Information Security, and Claim clients on Privacy and Data Protection Laws, Regulations, emerging public policy and case law developments.
  • Assist in due diligence efforts for potential acquisitions, and provide general transactional advice to business units.
  • Review and advice regarding SEC and NYSE Corporate Governance Public Notice Requirements.
  • Recognized for outstanding support and guidance to clients and colleagues on laws, regulations, and litigation activity relating to privacy, data security, and emerging technology.
  • Compliance Regularly provide advice and direction to senior leadership regarding corporate investigations and compliance matters.
  • Recognized for subject matter expertise on data security and privacy issues relating to employee and customer information.
  • Monitor compliance in contract terms and business initiatives.
  • Collaborate with business partners in Enterprise Procurement, Information Security, Compliance and Claim Vendor Management to address State, Federal, and International regulatory requirements including FCPA, GLB, and EU Safe Harbor requirements.
  • Team leader responsible for development and implementation of corporate policies and procedures, including: Online Privacy Policy and Terms of Use; Data Breach Notification Procedures; Data Classification Standards; Technology Usage Standards; Mobile Device Policy Requirements; and, Social Media Guidelines.
  • Manage development and implementation on behalf of business clients in IT Security and Enterprise Procurement.
  • Ensure consistency with overall compliance requirements relating to privacy and data security.
  • Provide monthly reports to senior leadership.
  • Provide day-to-day training and support relating to customer and employee privacy issues.
  • Develop and implement training and development materials covering privacy, data security, and vendor management policies and processes.
  • Contract Drafting and Negotiation Technology and Professional Consulting Services, including: Hardware Purchase and Licensing, Software and Data Licensing and Development, including implementation, data conversion, and support; Web Hosting, Application Service Provider, and SaaS terms and conditions; Staff Augmentation; including all related statements of work, service level agreements, intellectual property ownership, and confidentiality terms and conditions.
  • Claim Related Services, including: Independent Adjustor/Claim Staff Augmentation; Property Restoration; Salvage; Medical Claim Third-Party Administrator; Medical Bill Review; Claim Data Processing; Workers' Compensation Claim Administration; First Notice of Loss, and related Statutory Filing services.
Associate Counsel, 01/1999 to 01/2008
Pacific Medical CentersSan Fernando, CA,
  • Draft and negotiate contracts relating to Software Development, Licensing and Support; Voice, Data, and Internet Services; and Professional Services relating to Marketing and Business Development; Domestic and International Business Process Outsourcing Agreements, including Human Resources; Managed Technology Services; Accounting and Finance; Medical and Property Claim Services; Agency Technology Services, and Call Center Operations.
  • Corporate Contract Team Leader.
  • Managed client relationships, standard contract terms and conditions, including service level agreements, with a focus on cost savings and maximum team performance.
  • Management and oversight of Corporate Contract electronic database conversion project.
  • Managed development, training, and implementation of Data security and Privacy policies, including Privacy, Data Security, HIPAA requirements, and Payment Card Industry standards.
  • Selection and management of outside counsel in litigation relating to Trademark, Copyright and Patent claims.
  • Responsible for all aspects of case management including budget and intercompany reporting requirements.
Assistant General Counsel, 01/1988 to 01/1999
Hogan LovellsColorado Springs, CO,
  • Draft and negotiate all company agreements, including: real estate lease and purchase transactions, information technology, professional services, facility management, treasury, investments, and reinsurance claim matters.
  • Selection and management of outside counsel in pending litigation relating to insurance claims, employment practices, and bankruptcy litigation.
  • Provide support to the Human Resources department regarding design, development and deployment of policies, practices, and procedures employee benefits, development, and communications.
  • Select and manage outside counsel in employment litigation matters.
  • Provide management and oversight of subpoenas, liens, and garnishment actions.
Counsel, 01/1984 to 01/1988
Ameriprise FinancialLittle Rock, AR,
  • Selection and management of outside counsel in personal injury litigation, arbitration, and employment practices matters.
  • Draft and negotiate real estate lease and purchase transactions.
  • Consultation and advice on employment policies and practices.
  • Represent company before the Illinois Human Rights Commission.
LL.M. (Master of Laws): Information Technology and Privacy Law, Expected in
International Association of Privacy Professionals - ,
Information Technology and Privacy Law
Juris Doctor: , Expected in
The John Marshall Law School - Chicago, Illinois
Bachelor of Arts: Political Science, Expected in
The John Marshall Law School - Chicago, Illinois
Political Science
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The University of Dayton - Dayton, Ohio
Accounting, acquisitions, arbitration, Agency, benefits, budget, Business Development, Call Center, case management, Hardware, Consultation, Consulting, negotiate contracts, conversion, client, clients, data conversion, Data Processing, database, direction, Drafting, due diligence, facility management, Filing, Finance, focus, forms, Human Resources, Information Security, Information Technology, insurance, intellectual property, International Business, Internet Services, investments, leadership, Team Leader, law, legal, litigation, Marketing, materials, Negotiation, Enterprise, policies, processes, Procurement, real estate, reporting, Risk Management, service level agreements, Software Development, strategic, treasury, Underwriting, Vendor Management, Web Hosting
Professional Affiliations
Admitted to State Bar of Illinois American Bar Association Association of Corporate Counsel Association of Professional Insurance Women Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU)

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School Attended

  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
  • The John Marshall Law School
  • The John Marshall Law School
  • The University of Dayton

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  • Associate Counsel
  • Assistant General Counsel
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  • LL.M. (Master of Laws)
  • Juris Doctor
  • Bachelor of Arts

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