Assistant General Counsel - KPMG

Full Time
4 weeks ago

KPMG is currently seeking an Assistant General Counsel to join our Office of General Counsel organization.

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Principal Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for drafting and negotiation of various contracts, including Master Services Agreements, engagement letters or statements of work with the Firm's clients for various services, including audit, tax and advisory services
  • Provide counsel on the legal issues associated with the implementation of negotiated contractual terms
  • Coordinate with other departments and specialists regarding: risk management, privacy, litigation, compliance, information security, and technology development

Candidate Profile:

  • Minimum five years of recent commercial contracting experience with a leading law firm and/or in house
  • J.D. or LL.M. from an accredited law school and licensed to practice law in New York or Washington, DC
  • Able to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines with consistently high-quality work product in a fast-paced environment
  • Client-service orientation with the ability to create effective working relationships cross-functionally, including interfacing with internal and external stakeholders on legal and business matters
  • Thought leadership and strategic thinking in sensitive and complex situations, and the highest ethical standards, integrity, authenticity, credibility, and character
  • Excellent negotiation and interpersonal skills

Compensation and Benefits:

  • New York City Salary Range: Low: $285500 - High: $487600