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  • 14 Feb 2021 5:06 PM | Jonathan Amira (Administrator)

    Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney is seeking candidates at all levels for multiple practice areas - with a specific need for labor & employment attorneys in their offices, nationwide.

    For further information, please visit Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney's current job listings webpage for attorneys. Available positions as of this post include:

    - Antitrust and Trade Regulation Litigation Associate (all locations).

    - Labor and Employment Associate (Ft. Lauderdale, Philadelphia).

    - Labor and Employment - Litigation Associate (Philadelphia).

    - Healthcare - Litigation Associate (Philadelphia).

    - Commercial Litigation Associate (Miami, Philadelphia).

    Interested candidates may send their resumes to Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer Lloyd Freeman (lloyd.freeman@bipc.com) at Two Liberty Place, 50 S. 16th Street, Suite 3200, Philadelphia, PA 19102-2555 for consideration.
  • 13 Feb 2021 9:38 PM | Yessica Pinales (Administrator)

    NYLAG seeks for a Director of People & Culture and Chief Equity & Inclusion Officer. The Director will be responsible for strategic human resource planning to provide NYLAG with the best, diverse talent available and to position it as an employer of choice by being aware of policies, practices, and trends within the non-profit sector. A key component of this position is leading NYLAG’s efforts on diversity, equity, and inclusion. The Director will bring HR experience and a passion for people. The Director has direct experience managing labor relations. The Director brings a passion and knowledge of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion best practices and methodologies and is excited to lead the DEI efforts at NYLAG.

    For more information and to apply, GO TO WEBSITE.

    Please submit application, cover letter, and resume at the link above.


  • 13 Feb 2021 9:23 PM | Yessica Pinales (Administrator)

    Legal Services of Northwest Jersey (LSNWJ) seeks an experienced and highly motivated public interest attorney to serve as the Director of Operations for their five-office program providing civil legal assistance to people in need in the northwestern counties of New Jersey.  The position is based in their Somerville office.

    The Director of Operations will assist the Chief Executive Officer in the overall operation of the program, which includes advancement of LSNWJ’s mission; financial oversight; resource development; regulatory and funding compliance; and hiring and professional development of staff.  The Director of Operations will manage the Somerset County office located in Somerville, New Jersey.

    Compensation is based on work experience and qualifications. LSNWJ offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, and a 401k retirement plan. 

    To apply, please email resume, references, and cover letter to: gkelly@lsnj.org. Please detail in your cover letter how you believe you meet the needs of the position. LSNWJ invite candidates to include, as well, a statement of how your background and experiences might contribute to the diversity and cultural vitality of LSNWJ. 

    LSNWJ DOO job description updated (002) (002).pdf



  • 12 Feb 2021 2:24 PM | Sylvia-Rebecca Gutierrez (Administrator)

    Santomassimo Davis LLP provides Outside General Counsel™ solutions for mid-cap companies.  

    Santomassimo Davis LLP seeks a lawyer with 5+ years of experience working with corporate and commercial matters of all types, including drafting, analysis and negotiation as well as commercial litigation. This position will allow the lawyer to expand their horizons to include all aspects of our practice, including the areas listed above plus human resources/employment work, corporate advice, commercial real estate transactions and internal investigations/compliance matters, to name a few areas. Santomassimo Davis LLP seeks lawyers who are self-starters, can work independently, and want to grow.

    The position is based in Parsippany, NJ but the right virtual situation would be considered.

    The position is full-time, but would consider temp/temp to perm and part-time candidates.

    To apply, please send your resume and a statement of your interest to resume@ogcsolutions.com(Resumes submitted without a statement may not be considered.)  Please also include your salary requirements or expectations. 

  • 11 Feb 2021 8:20 PM | Lisette Guzman (Administrator)

    The Department of Children and Families is seeking an experienced attorney to function as the Director of the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO). The Director of EEO has overall responsibility for the planning, implementation, development, and supervision of the department/agency's Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Program. Has overall responsibility for ensuring compliance with state and federal statutes, rules, and regulations, Executive Orders and guidelines, as they relate to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action activities including those directed by the Civil Service Commission, Division of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action; does related work as required.

    ISSUE DATE: February 8, 2021

    CLOSING DATE: March 8, 2021

    LOCATION: Department of Children and Families (DCF)

    Office of Equal Employment Opportunity

    50 East State Street

    Trenton, NJ 08625

    SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience

    EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited law school with Juris Doctor (J.D.) or a Bachelor of Laws (L.L.B.) degree.

    EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years of experience involving the implementation of equal employment opportunity, affirmative action and/or civil rights.

    RESUME NOTE: Eligibility determinations will be based upon information presented on the resume only along with other supporting documents. Applicants who possess a degree from a college or university outside the United States must provide an evaluation of one’s transcripts from a recognized evaluation service at the time of submission by the above closing date. Failure to do so may result in your ineligibility.

    LICENSE: Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.

    NOTE: APPLICABLE SPECIAL RE-EMPLOYMENT LIST ESTABLISHED AS A RESULT OF A LAYOFF WILL BE USED BEFORE ANY APPOINTMENTS ARE MADE.

    Electronic Filing:

    Forward a cover letter, resume and transcripts in PDF format to:

    Job.Posting@dcf.nj.gov

    Include the Job Posting # in the subject line of your email

    027-21_DIRECTOR_EEO.docx

  • 11 Feb 2021 8:07 PM | Lisette Guzman (Administrator)

    Vicente Sederberg is looking for an exceptional Land Use Attorney who will be based in our New York and New Jersey offices. This position is a unique chance to get ahead of the curve and become an expert in cannabis law by working with a top mission-driven industry law firm.

    The Land Use Attorney is responsible for managing client cases advising clients on land use, permitting and zoning matters. This position will also maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry laws and regulations, perform legal research, and provide updates to and regularly consult with Senior Associate(s) and Partners.

    Vicente Sederberg offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance coverages 100% paid for by Vicente Sederberg for all of our full-time employees and their dependents. Life, AD&D, Short Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance coverages paid 100% for all of our full-time employees.

    We also offer a 401k with 4% company match, paid time off, and paid parental leave.

    Responsibilities of our Land Use Associate include but are not limited to:

     Understand relevant land use laws and regulations and present on behalf of clients to municipal bodies.

     Must be able to attend municipal hearings across New Jersey.

     Maintain familiarity with zoning boards, public hearings, and ordinances.

     Prepare correspondence, memoranda, real estate, and permitting documents.

     Preparation of commercial contracts.

     Advise clients on zoning, permitting, and land use matters.

     Review and analysis of title reports, leases, deeds and real estate documents.

     Focus on various issues involving federal, state, and local cannabis laws and implementing regulations.

     Advise cannabis businesses to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements for cultivating, processing, testing,

    transferring, marketing, and selling cannabis products, including advising businesses with respect to the intersection of federal, state, and local laws.

     Monitor changes to regulations and ordinances applicable to the cannabis industry.

     Maintain a comprehensive understanding of rapidly evolving state and local cannabis laws in New York and New

    Jersey and updating team members on relevant developments in laws.

     Provide practical legal advice and support on business matters in a fast-paced environment.

     Act as a liaison with government regulatory bodies and administrative agencies on behalf of clients regarding product issues, inspections, and inquiries.

     Participate in rule-making processes, including drafting comments to regulators.

     Answer complex compliance questions incorporating nuanced areas of state, local, and federal law and providing insight on enforcement and policy trends.

     Advise and consult with all levels of the organization including senior leadership to identify critical legal issues, assess potential legal options, and provide individuals and teams with an analysis and range of possible legal solutions.

     Contribute to the firm’s success by continuously improving client relations, profitability, productivity, and the collective expertise in cannabis law and the industry that defines VS.

    Qualifications:

     Juris Doctorate required.

     Licensed attorney in New Jersey required. Additional licensure in New York and/or Pennsylvania a bonus.

     2-4 years of experience practicing law with a focus on municipal, land use, or administrative law.

     Must have attended and presented at a minimum of 15 municipal or administrative hearings.

     Must be able to work from our NJ or NY office for some part of the week in the future.

     Familiarity with New Jersey cannabis regulations preferred.

     Must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with clients, the public, and individuals at all levels of the organization in a positive, collaborative manner.

     Passion for providing unparalleled client service.

     Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, NetDocs, Lexis/Nexis, Westlaw, DocuSign, and Clio preferred.

     Exceptional organization skills and strong self-motivator with high attention to detail.

     Excellent time and deadline management skills in fast-paced environment and the ability to juggle multiple projects and reprioritize quickly and efficiently.

     Excellent oral and written communication skills.

     Must be able to uphold highest standards of discretion and confidentiality and exercise good judgment on day-to-day decisions.

    Qualified applicants please send your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to be considered to josh@vicentesederberg.com

    Vicente Sederberg is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Land Use Associate_NJ 4826-7632-4315 v.1.docx

  • 10 Feb 2021 4:51 PM | Nathania Reyes (Administrator)

    The Assistant Dean of Equity, Justice and Engagement serves as a partner to the dean to build upon efforts to address structural racism in the legal profession and law school, including access, curriculum, classroom dynamics, hiring practices, student professional development and alumni/bar relations. The Assistant Dean participates in decision-making impacting all Law School operations to achieve equity within and among consituencies, recruit a diverse student body, liaise with pipeline programs, achieve career success for all students, and achieve true engagement by every Seton Hall Law constituency. The Assistant Dean participates in strategy development to achieve student academic, professional and social success, including academic standing, bar preparation, and financial aid policies. The Assistant Dean collaborates with appropriate members of the law school community to (a) maintain a diverse community and provide cultural competency and equity training to students, faculty, staff, and administration; (b) host programs and speakers appropriate to the issues of the day as well as equity and social justice goals; (c) support LEO fellows; (d) execute reporting obligations with external organizations and the University.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Faculty -The Assistant Dean of Equity, Justice and Engagement co-chairs with the dean the Dean's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee to strategize, develop programs, and implement new activities that achieve diversity and a community whose hallmarks are equity and belongingness. This collaboration will produce valuable insight into issues of diversity, the process of institutional change and the current status of diversity at Seton Hall Law. It will report on best practices and collaborate with the Dean in preparing quarterly reports that integrate trends of concern and SHUL311 data. As necessary, the Assistant Dean will work with faculty to host pedagogy workshops. Participates in faculty hiring to ensure hiring practices that are equitable, producing a diverse pool of candidates and finalists. When needed, the Assistant Dean counsels faculty on classroom dynamics issues.
    • Administration - Attend weekly deans meetings to support the infusion of equity considerations in all policy and operational aspects of Law School operations. In collaboration with the dean and relevant constituencies, develop an annual equity, justice and engagement workplan setting goals for the academic year, and working collaboratively to achieve its execution. As assigned by the dean, work collaboratively with administrative colleagues to identify and achieve DEI goals. Serve as a co-chair of the Dean's DEI Committee, member of the Students of Concern Committee, ex-officio member of the LEO Admissions Committee, and other committees as requested by the dean.
    • Student Advising:-Advise students with a special focus on advising and addressing the concerns of students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds (e.g. religious, socioeconomic, racial, gender/sexual identity, political; immigrants, veterans and individuals with disabilities).Work with the Director of Skills Curriculum and the Assistant Dean of Student Services in developing programs for Faculty, students and staff that promote cultural competency and civil discourse and that explore the intersection of social justice, diversity, and inclusion. Examples include sensitivity and cultural competence trainings, community discussions, academic symposia, affinity group receptions and celebrations, and alumni/a networking events. Partner with Faculty and deans to enhance classroom climate and pedagogy. As requested, participate in the LEO program. As appropriate, advocate for the interests of individual students and student groups. Being a ubiquitous presence and voice within the Law School Work with every Law School constituency to further the goals articulated by the Dean and the Faculty and regularly assess and measure the Law School’s success in achieving the goals and commitment to equity and community. Together with faculty advisors, facilitate student engagement with affinity bar organizations, and, as necessary, serve as surrogate for the dean at bar functions.
    • Admissions: Partner with Admissions to enhance the pipeline and recruiting of applicants from underrepresented backgrounds. Represent the Law School at various recruitment functions around the country, and particularly a minority student recruitment events. Speak at select Admissions Seminars and Open House programs and events (travel, evening and weekend hours required). Provide individual and group admissions counseling sessions/campus tours.
    • Alumni and External Relations: Partner with the Dean and Asst Dean of Alumni Development to engage alumni from diverse backgrounds and strengthen relationships with affinity bar organizations.
    • Career Services-Partner with Career Services to ensure students from underrepresented backgrounds understand the breadth of their opportunities, and have the skills to identify career paths and employers that will enhance their growth and success in the legal profession.

    Required Qualifications:

    • J.D. law degree
    • 8 years or more of experience

    Salary Grade:

    • AD210 - Administrative

    Exempt/Nonexempt:

    • Exempt

    Physical Demands:

    • General office environment 

    Special Instructions to Applicants:

    • Former applicants need not apply


    Apply hereEmployment Opportunities - Seton Hall University, New Jersey (shu.edu)

  • 03 Feb 2021 5:39 PM | Nathania Reyes (Administrator)

    Transactional Attorney

    Stark & Stark is seeking an Attorney in its business and transactions practice group to support mergers & acquisitions, entity formation and governance, and related work. The ideal candidate is self-directed and detailed-oriented with the ability to organize and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with multiple tasks and projects at hand. The right candidate will have the extraordinary opportunity to continue their professional development in a challenging, but collegial, environment.

    Responsibilities

    The candidate will act as the primary lead on purchase and sale transactions, and be responsible for managing assigned matters from inception through closing,  including drafting and negotiating primary and ancillary documents for M&A, financing, joint venture and similar transactions, as well as documentation of entity formation and equity sharing arrangements. The candidate will also supervise junior attorneys and paralegals, correspond and communicate with clients’ business and legal personnel, and coordinate with attorneys across other practice disciplines.

    Qualifications

    • Strong interpersonal, drafting, negotiation, written and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent organizational skills with high level of attention to detail and accuracy
    • Excellent drafting skills
    • Should be a strong analytical thinker with a business mind
    • Strong academic record
    • Ability to independently manage and supervise due diligence processes
    • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and to interact directly with clients
    • Licensed to practice in the State of New Jersey

    Stark & Stark is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Apply at the link below:

    https://recruiting.ultipro.com/STA1028STRKP/JobBoard/8d3048ef-a106-4ec4-884c-fb7a931b3df6/Opportunity/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=1a270b63-f833-4ec7-9937-427ead4c314c


  • 13 Jan 2021 10:05 PM | Nathania Reyes (Administrator)

    As a Managing Counsel with Travelers, you will be responsible for leading and managing of a Staff Counsel law office(s) assuring a culture of high-quality legal work at a competitive cost and providing exceptional service to clients and the company. Responsible for recruitment, retention, development and performance management of assigned staff. In addition, responsible for creating a work environment conducive to creating an engaging environment. As a technical line of business expert, you will have the opportunity to use your legal expertise and litigation skills to independently handle an appropriate number of moderate to complex legal matters and deliver optimal results for Travelers' insured customers.

    Please visit the following website for further information and to apply: https://travelers.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/External/job/NY---Melville/Managing-Counsel_R-4918


  • 23 Dec 2020 6:44 PM | Arianna Moure (Administrator)

    ATLAS COPCO NORTH AMERICA LLC

    Atlas Copco North America LLC in Parsippany NJ is the holding company for the United States entities of Atlas Copco AB of Stockholm, Sweden. The Atlas Copco Group is a world leading provider of industrial productivity solutions, including compressed air and gas equipment, generators, industrial tools, assembly systems, vacuum solutions, and related aftermarket services and equipment rental.

    CORPORATE COUNSEL

    Reporting to the Vice President and General Counsel, Atlas Copco North America LLC seeks a Corporate Counsel generalist for its industrial equipment businesses throughout North America to provide legal support and guidance related to anti-trust, bankruptcy, commercial and governmental contracts, corporate governance, cross-border transactions, cyber issues, distributor relations, employment, environmental, intellectual property, marketing, mergers and acquisitions, privacy, product liability, Uniform Commercial Code, and warranty matters.

    PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Exercise sound legal counsel and interpersonal interaction that assesses legal risk, primarily through Microsoft Teams during this pandemic, so operations can take informed business decisions.
    • Draft, review, revise and negotiate terms and conditions on a broad range of commercial documents and contracts/agreements (e.g. sale, service, supply, purchase, distribution, lease, warranty, indemnification), ensuring that the writings appropriately address business and legal needs. 
    • Listen carefully, work cooperatively and establish strong relationships with diverse stakeholders and operating unit leaders committed to innovation.
    • Manage the activities of outside counsel, ensuring the delivery of quality service at a cost that is reasonable and appropriate.
    • Provide assistance on, and from time to time lead, in assigned projects affecting Atlas Copco North and South America as well as other Atlas Copco Group companies.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

    • Juris Doctorate Degree from an American Bar Association accredited institution
    • Admitted to practice, and in continuous good standing, in at least one State, and able to qualify (if not already) for the in-house license in New Jersey
    • §  Twelve years legal background, eight years in-house at a corporate law department. 
    • Ability to travel by air, car or rail domestically and globally
    • Spanish speaking capability is a plus.
    • Be ethically goal oriented
    • Interact cooperatively, timely and effectively with others
    • Manage a diverse grouping of cases and projects
    • Write and speak understandably and succinctly about complex matters
    • Strong research skills and attention to detail
    • Microsoft Outlook and Sharepoint proficiency
    • Prioritize tasks in a changing environment
    • Take initiative and work independently
    • Be committed to client productivity
    • Influence and inspire others
    • Demonstrate emotional intelligence
    • Work in a team environment
    • Be results oriented
    • Possess a sense of humor

    Qualified candidates should email their cover letter, requirements and resume to Beth.Woods@atlascopco.com no later than Monday January 18, 2021.

    Atlas Copco North America LLC is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state and local fair employment practices laws. Atlas Copco North America LLC strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex, gender (including gender nonconformity and status as a transgender or transsexual individual), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, past, current or prospective service in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.


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