USOGC, Corporate Attorney, Director at PwC

PwC

Full-Time

Washington, DC, USA

Not defined

20 Nov → 20 Dec

Job Description

Specialty/Competency: IFS - Office of General Counsel (OGC)

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 20%

A career in Office of General Counsel, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to be a part of the Firm’s legal department by providing dedicated legal support in the areas of litigation, counselling, and corporate, commercial, and employment law. You’ll play an important part in all aspects of regulatory proceedings involving the Firm and its personnel by supporting on regulatory issues, advising the Firm on matters relating to its operations, supporting the Firm’s client contracting function, and advising on matters related to employees. As part of our team, you’ll help with researching background information related to legal issues and prepare legal documents. You’ll focus on drafting contracts or legal agreements, retaining files of prepared legal documents, and coordinating requests between internal and external counsel.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

Responsibilities

PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to

As a Director, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution.
• Support team to disrupt, improve and evolve ways of working when necessary.
• Arrange and sponsor appropriate assignments and experiences to help people realise their potential and support their long-term aspirations.
• Identify gaps in the market and spot opportunities to create value propositions.
• Look for opportunities to scale efficiencies and new ways of working across multiple projects and environments.
• Create an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.
• I promote and encourage others to value difference when working in diverse teams.
• Drive and take ownership for developing connections that help deliver what is best for our people and stakeholders.
• Influence and facilitate the creation of long-term relationships which add value to the firm.
• Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Basic Qualifications

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Minimum Degree Required

Juris Doctorate

Minimum Years Of Experience

5 year(s) of progressively responsible post-qualification legal experience in the field of corporate law, either at a recognized law firm (or a combination of law firm and in-house).

Required Knowledge And Skills

Admitted to practice law in at least one US state and is in good standing.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities as a team leader, emphasizing the following areas:
• Possessing experience in general corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions and contracting, regulatory analysis, corporate governance;
• Understanding, in the context of commercial contracting/transactions, of credit/financing matters, corporate secretarial matters, cross-border contracting, employment/tax/IP matters;
• Identifying legal issues in business proposals proactively;
• Assessing legal risk, propose solutions and escalate important issues to firm leadership;
• Working independently and on a time-sensitive basis, and to manage multiple competing priorities;
• Translating complex legal and regulatory issues for a business audience;
• Managing teams of internal staff and outside counsel, and oversee complex projects; and,
• Demonstrating legal negotiation, analysis and drafting skills.

At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more: https://pwc.to/ways-we-work.

PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

For positions in New York City, visit the following link for pay range information: https://pwc.to/payrange-a-ifsdirector

Job Responsibilities

  • You’ll play an important part in all aspects of regulatory proceedings involving the Firm and its personnel by supporting on regulatory issues, advising the Firm on matters relating to its operations, supporting the Firm’s client contracting function, and advising on matters related to employees
  • As part of our team, you’ll help with researching background information related to legal issues and prepare legal documents
  • You’ll focus on drafting contracts or legal agreements, retaining files of prepared legal documents, and coordinating requests between internal and external counsel
  • PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to
  • As a Director, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution
  • Support team to disrupt, improve and evolve ways of working when necessary
  • Arrange and sponsor appropriate assignments and experiences to help people realise their potential and support their long-term aspirations
  • Identify gaps in the market and spot opportunities to create value propositions
  • Look for opportunities to scale efficiencies and new ways of working across multiple projects and environments
  • Create an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart
  • I promote and encourage others to value difference when working in diverse teams
  • Drive and take ownership for developing connections that help deliver what is best for our people and stakeholders
  • Influence and facilitate the creation of long-term relationships which add value to the firm
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct
  • Identifying legal issues in business proposals proactively;

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Juris Doctorate

  • Minimum Years Of Experience

  • 5 year(s) of progressively responsible post-qualification legal experience in the field of corporate law, either at a recognized law firm (or a combination of law firm and in-house)

  • Admitted to practice law in at least one US state and is in good standing

  • Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities as a team leader, emphasizing the following areas:

  • Possessing experience in general corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions and contracting, regulatory analysis, corporate governance;

  • Translating complex legal and regulatory issues for a business audience;

  • Managing teams of internal staff and outside counsel, and oversee complex projects; and,

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