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  • 28 Apr 2021 10:06 AM | Nathania Reyes

    Stark & Stark has an opportunity for an experienced Associate to join our Personal Injury practice group in our Lawrenceville office. The ideal candidate must have an entrepreneurial spirit, be self-directed, detailed-oriented with the ability to organize and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. The right candidate will have the extraordinary opportunity to learn and grow in a challenging and collegial environment.

    Responsibilities

    The candidate will assist a partner in handling personal Injury cases of varying degrees of complexity. These responsibilities will include supporting a senior attorney in the litigation of personal injury cases including research and writing of complex motions, trial memorandums, depositions, arbitrations and trial support, as well as primary responsibility of less complex cases through trial with the opportunity to gain experience and assume greater responsibility.

    Qualifications

    The right candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of Personal Injury litigation experience. Trial experience is required. The candidate must possess strong analytical, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, excellent organizational skills with a high level of attention to detail and accuracy and a demonstrated ability to work as part of a team. Must be licensed to practice in the State of New Jersey. Pennsylvania licensure is a plus.

    The benefits we offer:

    At Stark & Stark we offer medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and health and wellness programs.

    Stark & Stark is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    https://recruiting.ultipro.com/STA1028STRKP/JobBoard/8d3048ef-a106-4ec4-884c-fb7a931b3df6/Opportunity/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=34a4b15c-932a-4310-aa95-0b8b216c782b


  • 23 Apr 2021 1:25 PM | Nathania Reyes

    COFFYLAW, LLC is seeking a motivated and dedicated professional to fill the full-time role of administrator and paralegal.  The ideal candidate will assist the firm with file management, client interaction, firm operations, reception and paralegal matters.  The roll-up your sleeves, flexible, can-do candidate must have a paralegal certification and computer proficiency.  The preferred candidate is bilingual or multi-lingual (Spanish).  Compensation is commensurate with experience.


  • 15 Apr 2021 11:24 AM | Arianna Mouré (Administrator)

    Information regarding this position and how to apply were provided by the above named firm via the following link: Corporate Associate - New York.pdf

  • 15 Apr 2021 10:56 AM | Arianna Mouré (Administrator)

    Attorney Job Description and how to apply..pdf

    Job Title:

    ATTORNEY

    Job Category: UNCLASSIFIED

    Department/Division LEGAL Job Code/ID: 05269/97

    Location: 155 Market Street, Paterson, NJ 07505 Travel Required: LOCAL

    Level/Salary Range: $80,000.00 Position Type: Full-Time

    Contact: Eugenia Byfield Posting Period: 04/13/2021 – 04/27/2021

    Resumes & Applications are accepted via regular mail, fax or e-mail.

    Fax or E-mail:

    973-321-1325

    hrinfo@patersonnj.gov

    Attention: ATTORNEY

    *(Tasks noted within this description are not all-inclusive. Other related tasks will

    be assigned)

    Regular Mail:

    Eugenia Byfield, Personnel Officer,

    Division of Human Resources (Personnel)

    City of Paterson, 125 Ellison St., Suite 300,

    Paterson, NJ 07505

    Job Description

    Roles and Responsibilities

    Under direction of the Corporation Counsel, the successful candidate will assist in civil litigation, employment and personnel matters, code enforcement and proceedings related to collections, demolitions, and foreclosures, and development of redevelopment agreements. They will also be responsible for full case preparation including trial and motion practice in administrative, state and federal courts.

    *(This position involves legal research and providing advice to City departments on a variety of legal issues, including due process and state law compliance.)

    Requirements

    NOTE: Applicant will be required to submit two (2) writing samples along with (3) references.

    PREFERENCE: Three (3) – five (5) years of civil litigation experience.

    LICENSE: Appointees will be required to possess a license to practice law in the State of New Jersey.

    LANGUAGE: Bilingual preferred.

    Knowledge & Abilities

     Knowledge of local ordinances, state and federal laws and established precedents.

     Knowledge of court procedures and rules of evidence and skill in preparing and trying cases.

     Ability to establish and maintain satisfactory working relations with government officials, attorneys and other

    professionals, law enforcement and the general public.

  • 13 Apr 2021 10:55 AM | Nathania Reyes

    Reporting to the Deputy General Counsel, the Assistant General Counsel will have primary responsibility for overseeing the university-wide contract management process, with ancillary responsibilities across the span of legal services provided by the Office of General Counsel. 

    The New School is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and particularly seeks applications from members of underrepresented groups, as well as candidates who share this commitment. 

     Responsibilities: 

    ·  Oversee contract management process including drafting, reviewing, editing and negotiating an array of commercial contracts; provide commercial transaction support across the institution;

    ·  Partner effectively with cross-functional teams to empower colleagues to achieve goals while managing risk and acting in the best interests of the university;

    ·  Initiate ongoing improvements to contracting process to ensure efficiency, accuracy, compliance and a positive user experience with the contracting process;

    ·  Provide support to the Office of General Counsel by assisting with a broad range of commercial litigation matters. 

    ·  Assist in overseeing outside counsel in litigation activities including pleadings, motions, discovery, depositions, trials, mediations, arbitrations, appeals, etc.;

    ·  Perform all job responsibilities with accuracy, efficiency and high quality

    ·  Conduct legal research and analysis and draft legal memoranda;

    ·  Remain current on higher education legal developments at the federal, state and local levels;

    ·  Assist the Deputy General Counsel and General Counsel as needed, and perform other duties as may be assigned

     Knowledge, Skill and Experience

    ·   Diverse contract management experience preferably in a higher education setting, or a combination of law firm and other in-house experience; exposure to a range of other legal matters;

    ·  Demonstrated business acumen with commitment to provide responsive service to colleagues across campus; approaches work with a business friendly and pragmatic mindset;

    ·  Ability to manage a high volume and array of contractual agreements from routine to complex; adapt quickly to changing priorities in a dynamic environment;

    ·  Familiarity with a broad range of legal matters;

    ·  Strong experience in reviewing, drafting, negotiating, and editing commercial contracts

    ·   Ability to assist in overseeing outside counsel in litigation activities including pleadings, motions, discovery, depositions, conferences, trials, mediations, arbitrations, appeals, etc.;

    ·   Ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams to advance shared university goals

    ·  Demonstrated professionalism, friendliness and flexibility in interactions with colleagues

    ·   High level of integrity, sound business and legal judgment, and dedication to excellence

    ·  Excellent written and oral communication skills;

    ·  Ability to communicate complex legal concepts in a non-legal way

    ·  Demonstrated ability to conduct thorough and detailed legal research and analysis; ability to draft well-written legal memoranda

    Qualifications:

    Undergraduate degree; law degree from ABA-accredited institution; admitted to practice in New York;

    ·  5+ years of broad-based contracting agreement experience preferably in a university setting, or a combination of law firm and other in-house experience; exposure to a range of other legal matters;

    ·  Familiarity with a wide range of legal issues, especially those pertaining to commercial contracts, but preferably also including information security, intellectual property, and labor and employment law matters


    https://careers.newschool.edu/postings/19630



  • 11 Apr 2021 1:29 PM | Lisette Guzman

    GOYA Foods, Inc., the premier source for authentic Latino cuisine, and the largest Hispanic- owned food company in the United States, is seeking a bilingual attorney (English/Spanish) with litigation and transactional experience for its expanding in-house legal department, based in New Jersey.

    Eight (8) to Fifteen (15) years of in-house experience, and/or combined in-house/law firm corporate experience, is preferred.

    The ideal generalist candidate should have strong litigation and transactional experience relating to two or more of the following substantive areas of law:

    Labor and Employment; Intellectual Property; Business, Consumer and Contracts; Real Property and Corporate Governance law.

    Candidate should be able to contribute to the overall success of the business as a strategic business advisor focused on achieving corporate goals as a problem solver and decision maker.

    Candidate must be admitted to the New York and/or New Jersey Bar.

    Competitive salary, health, and benefits package.

    Interested qualified candidates should send their cover letters and resumes to Vice President & General Counsel Carlos Ortiz at carlos.ortiz@goya.com.


  • 02 Apr 2021 10:08 PM | Arianna Mouré (Administrator)

    Division of Consumer Affairs:

     #21-30:  Legal Specialist  - (Office of Consumer Protection – Newark, NJ)

    This unclassified position is open to applicants who meet the requirements.  If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-30 and a current resume on or before the closing date of April 30, 2021.

    21_30_Legal_Specialist_OCP.pdf


  • 02 Apr 2021 10:05 PM | Arianna Mouré (Administrator)

    Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor:

    #21-52: Deputy Attorney General 4 or Deputy Attorney General 3 (Private Insurance Unit –Whippany NJ)

    This unclassified position is open to attorneys who meet the requirements. If qualified, please send a cover letter indicating interest in job vacancy announcement #21-52, a current resume, a writing sample (unedited by others), and a completed Division of Criminal Justice Application for Employment, found at: https://www.nj.gov/oag/dcj/pdfs/DCJ--Employment-Application-v03.27.18.pdf, on or before the closing date of April 16, 2021.   

  • 02 Apr 2021 11:53 AM | Lisette Guzman

    Assistant General Counsel – Corporate Affairs & Assistant Secretary

    Princeton Legal Search Group has been retained on an exclusive basis by Panasonic Corporation to lead the search for an experienced attorney for the role of Assistant General Counsel – Corporate Affairs & Assistant Secretary.

    Do you have experience working closely with General Counsel and managing corporate governance affairs? Does the idea of working for a global industry leader excite you? This highly coveted in-house Assistant GC role will join an exceptional legal team and collaborate with C-Level executives and the Board of Directors, lead the function’s digitalization initiatives and drive corporate governance for all subsidiaries and entities in North America.

    This position reports to the Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary.

    Responsibilities:

    Ability to operate both proactively and reactively with a sense of urgency & autonomy and will function as the primary liaison between the Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, executive team, Board of Directors, other internal and external organizations, vendors, consultants and other internal and external stakeholders with respect to Corporate Governance and Corporate Affairs.

    Responsible for maintaining all required and recommended corporate filings, documents, reports and records according to applicable laws and regulations and best practices in North America and foreign branch offices. Prepare, file and maintain documents required in connection with internal and external audits, incorporations, LLC formations, internal divisional formations, and corporate and divisional mergers.

    Responsible for shareholder relations, coordinating shareholder lists and registrations, and communicating with Board members and Officers. Research and respond to shareholder, director and officer requests for information.

    Oversee and develop procedures set in place by the Shareholder/Board of Directors/Officers/executive team regarding corporate governance, following developments impacting corporate governance, and making recommendations to the Board on development of best practices.

    Manage the convening of annual, regular and special Board of Director and Shareholder meetings and the setting and preparation of all necessary schedules, agendas and documents required for the meetings. Responsible for preparing minutes of meetings. Responsible for communications with stockholders and directors with regard to general corporate policies and meetings.

    Manage and counsel with respect to corporate governance, corporate approval policies, corporate signature delegation policies and related formal approval procedures. Close coordination and communication and advice with/to parent company and subsidiaries on matters relating to Corporate Governance.

    Responsible for ensuring digitization of the corporate legal function, including corporate documents and Safe contents. Manage official corporate notices, records and actions of the Shareholder, the Board of Directors and Officers and ensure compliance with statutory and internal reporting requirements. Manage the use and implementation of the company’s responsibilities in connection with the parent company’s global interactive governance system for the maintenance of corporate documents and information on a global basis.

    Manage the registered agent and legal research resource relationships.

    Education & Experience:

    • Requires a law degree from an accredited law school.
    • Admission to the NJ Bar or the ability to secure in house licensure pursuant to NJ Court Rule 1:27-2.
    • Typically requires 10-15 years’ experience in corporate affairs or corporate governance in an in-house legal department
    • Substantive knowledge of legal principles, strategies and technology and strong legal advisory skills.
    • Prior or current experience working for a Japanese company a strong plus
    • Ability to independently develop legal solutions for business issues.
    • Accuracy & attention to detail in analyses and communications.
    • Ability to speak and write clearly and succinctly including on complex legal issues, and ability to craft effective communications that emphasize key points.
    • Attention to detail a must

    Problem Solving:

    • Must have a philosophy that aligns with the Core Values of Panasonic
    • Leadership and management effectiveness with the knowledge and skills to select, coach, and develop others
    • Strong team building abilities
    • Capable of managing people and performance
    • Focus on executing for results
    • Familiar with conflict management strategies
    • Ability to prioritize and plan, manage multiple tasks and projects, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
    • Show initiative, drive and takes responsibility, be decisive and take action
    • Ability to present and manage up to executive level audiences
    • Possess strong process orientation and attention to detail, implements structure
    • Communications: Key communications contacts (internal/external) and level of persuasion required
    • Able to partner and effectively communicate with all levels of an organization and with third parties
    • Ability to work with teams from other cultures

    What Panasonic Offers:

    • Competitive compensation package
    • Comprehensive benefits
    • Pet Insurance
    • Paid Parental Care Leave
    • Employee Referral Program
    • Educational Assistance
    • Flexible Work Program
    • Volunteer time Off
    • Casual Dress Code
    • Total Well Being Program

    Click on below link to submit resume:

    https://www.princetonlegal.com/position/assistant-general-counsel-corporate-affairs-assistant-secretary/#.YGVySK9KhPY


  • 02 Apr 2021 11:47 AM | Lisette Guzman

    Kaufman, Dolowich and Voluck, LLP in hiring for their Hackensack, NJ office.

    Below are the NJ open attorney positions. (please note that the firm will consider experience on both the defense and/or plaintiff’s side).

    - General Liability Associate—3+ years of experience defending general liability matters, including construction accident, property damage and premises liability cases. NY Labor Law experience is required and must be barred in NJ and NY.

    - PL Associate—2+ years of experience handling professional liability cases.

    - Employment Associate— 4-5+ years of experience defending employers of all sizes in a wide variety of employment practices defense litigation, including claims involving employment discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment, wrongful discharge and related workplace matters.

    Please send resumes of interested individuals to Krystle Nova at the email  knova@kdvlaw.com  indicate in the cover email, the position for which you wish to apply.



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