Associate General Counsel, Litigation

ComputershareUnited States, TexasFull TimeRemote


Location: Remote


We give you a world of potential

Calling all Associate General Counsel- Litigation Professionals!


Computershare is a global financial administration company, employing over 12,000 people around the world. We provide services in over 20 countries to more than 16,000 clients and 75 million customers. Computershare is built on our share registry business and has expanded into employee equity plans, stakeholder communications, corporate governance, fund services, class action administration, deposit protection and most recently mortgage servicing.


The Global Legal and CoSec team role is to deliver smart and commercial legal solutions to customers, being the Computershare business. The purpose of the team is to support Computershare to meet its strategic objectives by expertly managing legal risk and providing effective and efficient legal solutions.


A role you will love


The Associate General Counsel of Litigation is responsible for strategizing, managing, directing and providing comprehensive, analytical and responsive legal expertise to manage the Company’s Corporate Trust litigation. Perform all duties in accordance with company policies and procedures and all state and federal regulations.


Some of your key responsibilities will include:


  • Manage all disputes and litigation, including investigation and risk assessments associated with CCT corporate trust matters.
  • Manage outside counsel engagements and litigated matters, including engagements and all stages of the litigation process, mediations or arbitration proceedings, as required.
  • Manage billing arrangements and coordinate payments through various company pay, trust pay or indemnification processes.
  • Provide analysis, reporting and presentations to the General Counsel, Executive Committee, Various Agencies and Company’s clients related to litigation matters, trends and approach to resolution.
  • Develop and coordinate implementation of policies and procedures necessary to manage CCT’s.

What will you bring to the role?


  • The Associate General Counsel of Litigation requires a knowledge of disputes and litigation associated with corporate trust transactions, including securitization, corporate finance, municipal finance, insurance trust, and similar transactions. This includes a comprehensive knowledge of the various roles and parties participating in structured products and conventional debt services.

  • The Associate General Counsel role requires 8 years’ experience in a law firm or corporate legal department as a defence counsel in the financial services industry, ideally corporate trust services and products.

  • The role requires attention to detail and some evaluative judgment based on best practice and previous experience, legal research and evalution, and consultation with business partners and outside counsel, and will be expected to respond to and resolve problems by identifying and communicating risk sand potential solutions.

  • The Associate General Counsel role will require developed communication skills to be able to provide clear verbal and/or written communications in response to business management and client queries. Queries received will range from basic to advanced in complexity. The role holder may also require tact and diplomacy when dealing with challenging clients, business partners, or sensitive issues. Stakeolders include general counsel, executive committee, various agencies and company’s clients.

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KEY QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and Experience


Required:


Law school graduate from an accredited law school and licensed to practice law in at least one state jurisdiction.


Preferred:


8 years of experience in a law firm or corporate legal department as defense counsel in the financial services industry, ideally corporate trust services.


Salary for Colorado candidates: $148,745-$247,908 annually.


Travel Required

It is expected that this position may include travel up to 10% of the time. This is subject to change based on many factors, including business needs.


A company to be proud of

Computershare (ASX:CPU) is a world leader in financial administration with over 12,000 employees across 21 different countries delivering expertise to over 25,000 clients. At Computershare, it’s more than just a job, our open and inclusive culture means that we will help you to grow, to move forward and make the most of the world of opportunities we have available. With infinite possibilities, we could take you anywhere. #worldofpotential


Rewards designed for you


Employee Share Plan. Set aside salary to purchase shares in our company and you’ll increase your investment when you receive a generous company contribution towards additional shares.


Health and Wellbeing. Our health and wellbeing rewards can be tailored to support you and your family.


Save for Your Future. We will support you along your retirement savings journey.


Paid time away from work. Our employees enjoy a competitive paid time off package, including a day each year to volunteer time for a good cause that is important to you.


Employee Discounts. We’ve partnered with other organisations to offer you extra savings. Enjoy discounts with banks, car manufacturers, on flights, accommodation, and days out as well as with many big brand shops.


Extra Rewards. From tuition reimbursement to cash bonus recruitment referral programs, our comprehensive benefits package offers a multitude of options.


A diverse and inclusive place to work


Computershare celebrates the diversity of our people, and we welcome applications from everyone.


We believe that having a culture of inclusion is essential in delivering good results. Attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse workforce where employees feel valued, respected, and empowered allows people to reach their full potential. As a business this diversity helps us to better reflect and understand our customers’ needs to allow us to drive better outcomes.


We are happy to accommodate individual needs during your application journey. If you require disability accommodations or adjustments, please email us at TalentAcquisition@computershare.com detailing your requirements and contact information.


Computershare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.


Covid-secure

We’ve kept our business running during the pandemic by moving most of our employees to remote working, and by creating and maintaining a safe environment for those people who need to be in the office. We carefully limit the amount of people at our locations and ensure that those who cannot work remotely are kept safe with proper distancing and protective equipment.


In most circumstances we are currently performing interviews, assessments, and background checks online to ensure the safety of everyone involved. Should you be successful in securing a role and it can be performed from home, we will arrange for equipment to be sent to you and your onboarding and training will be provided remotely.

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