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Office of the General Counsel Immigration Attorney

PwC
McLean, VA 22102

A career in Office of General Counsel, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to be a part of the Firms legal department by providing dedicated legal support in the areas of litigation, counselling, and corporate, commercial, and employment law. Youll 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 Firms client contracting function, and advising on matters related to employees.As part of our team, youll help with researching background information related to legal issues and prepare legal documents. Youll focus on drafting contracts or legal agreements, retaining files of prepared legal documents, and coordinating requests between internal and external counsel.


Responsibilities

As a Director, youll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Proactively lead the practise by setting strategy, drive the development of new business in the market, and provide technical advice across disciplines
  • Building strong networks within the firm to spot and capitalise on opportunities to get involved in projects that others are leading across a number of different business units and sectors
  • Identifying and discussing key issues with our clients to identify potential opportunities
  • Responsibility for a majority of day to day client communications
  • Responsibility to shape and deliver various projects that exceed the expectations of our clients and our own assignment quality criteria
  • Manage and deliver large projects by developing the project team, assessing engagement risks throughout, driving conclusions, and reviewing / challenging the output produced by the team
  • Responsibility for management of engagement financials
  • Helping to grow and develop our team through hands on training and coaching

The Employment group provides legal advice to the firm's professionals on various employee law matters (e.g. employee relations, wage and hour, talent management, global delivery centers), while serving as the employment law advisor on matters related to mergers and acquisitions. They will also provide advice to Partner Affairs and Line of Service leaders on matters related to restrictive covenants and non competes, and serving as a legal advisor the People and Diversity leaders.

Job Requirements and Preferences: 

Basic Qualifications: 

Minimum Degree Required: 
Juris Doctorate

Minimum Years of Experience: 
5 year(s) 

Preferred Qualifications: 

Preferred Knowledge/Skills: 

Demonstrates thought leader-level abilities with, and/or a proven record of success directing efforts in the following areas:

  • Directing efforts in issues involving immigration law;
  • Managing outside counsel to obtain optimal outcome and contain costs;
  • Identifying and analyzing complex legal/regulatory/business issues and providing appropriate legal advice regarding applicable immigration law, often on a time-sensitive basis;
  • Demonstrating extensive negotiation skills with respect to legal issues;
  • Managing multiple cases/matters/projects and/or teams of internal and/or external resources; and,
  • Building consensus, even for difficult or unpopular courses of action necessitated by legal or regulatory requirements.

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.

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Posted: 2019-07-31 Expires: 2019-08-31

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