New York, New York
Specialty/Competency: IFS – Office of General Counsel (OGC)
Industry/Sector: Not Applicable
Time Type: Full time
Government Clearance Required: No
Available for Work Sponsorship: No
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.
As a Director, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:
The Litigation Group handles the Firm’s litigation, arbitration, and contentious regulatory matters. A Director in Litigation will be expected to serve as the lead internal counsel on a wide range of litigation and regulatory matters across the Firm’s businesses.
Job Requirements and Preferences:
Minimum Degree Required:
Minimum Years of Experience:
Member in good standing of a State Bar
Member in good standing of the Bar of the State in which the position is located
Demonstrated thought leadership and a record of success directing efforts in handling litigation/arbitration/contentious regulatory matters. Deep experience managing outside counsel to obtain optimal outcomes; identifying and analyzing complex legal/regulatory/business issues and providing appropriate legal advice regarding applicable legal and professional standards, often on a time-sensitive basis; extensive negotiation skills with respect to legal issues; managing multiple cases/matters/projects and/or teams of internal and/or external resources; building consensus, even for difficult or unpopular courses of action. Must demonstrate a strategic mindset, excellent judgment, strong communications skills, a strong work ethic, and be a self-starter willing to lead. Preference for one or more of the following: (1) work experience at a regulator; (2) audit liability/professional services defense experience; or (3) in-house litigation experience.
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 based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.