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Human Resources and Compliance experience, and law firm and InHouse
background, with demonstrated success in contract management, negotiation
and drafting, seeking a position.
OF AMERICA, LLC, New York, NY
Counsel / Contract Specialist, International Wholesale/Retail Business
for all legal matters affecting Mont D’or of America and + related
reviewed and negotiated complex legal contracts, including multimillion
dollar ecommerce contracts, saving the company in excess of $,..
Oversaw s of contracts
and agreements including purchase agreements, sales agreements, marketing
agreements, distribution agreements, consulting agreements, employment
agreements, employee benefit agreements, sweepstakes, NDA’s, consignment
agreements, technology agreements, software licenses and trademark/copyright
Drafted, amended and
negotiated various agreements involving the distribution of goods to
the world’s largest international retail corporations i.e. WalMart,
Costco, Amazon, BJ’s, Overstock, and Bidz.com.
commercial real estate transactions and managed and acquired properties
matters including drafting, amending and reviewing dozens of leases,
lease abstracts eviction proceedings and negotiations of early terminations.
Communicated with all
tenants, collected and posted rents, prepared financial budgets for
properties, and implemented policies and procedures for management department.
Negotiated the sublease
of a prime location for more than $ million dollars and drafted contract.
Researched land use
and zoning laws regarding the potential purchase of s of square
feet of air rights and presented to Lindsey Housing Board for approval.
Managed all legal matters
including the mergers and acquisitions of several international corporate
of all worldwide entities.
and trademark protection for corporate names, logos and images, including
filing applications and registering original works.
Defended and prosecuted
against infringements, drafted correspondence and cease & desist
letters and prepared agreements allowing others to use the protected
Responsible for all
legal aspects of wholesale/retail business.
Prepared defenses for
all significant legal claims, disputes and litigation including personal
injury, bankruptcy, copyright infringement and breach of contract proceedings.
counsel in litigation and various other legal matters in several countries
assuring that fees were reduced and kept to a minimum saving the company
$,.s of dollars.
Managed + multimillion
dollar insurance policies for various entities worldwide.
compliance reporting, composing and implementing procedures, indepth
internal examinations and staff supervision.
risks from every business line and manage them by providing training,
advice, testing and monitoring.
with compliance standards and regulatory requirements.
Developed and updated
inventory of regulations, rules, practices and guidelines for New York
Make sure that systems
and Anti Money Laundering AML processes meet the requirements of regulatory.
Created an efficient
Human Resources department for s of employees worldwide.
Transformed Human Resources
from administrative role to strategic business partner, including working
with senior management to drive key business and implement performance
analysis of existing Human Resources organization and developed a business
plan to update all policies, procedures, programs and operations.
manager with expertise in human relations and project management.
Directed all Human
Resources benefits, including medical insurance, K, pension plan
and profit sharing plan.
compensation structure, performance management and evaluation structures.
Created Employee Manual,
including revising outdated policies, to ensure compliance with state
and federal employment laws, and wrote and executed new policies to
improve morale at company.
background in staff recruitment, retention, training and development
of all aspects of staff performance; performance evaluation, progressive
discipline, mediation of staff disputes and grievance procedures in
accordance with state and federal laws.
and managed multiple employee recognition and referral programs.
training programs for staff in regard to all aspects of performance
and professional development.
Handled employee workrelated
complaints; i.e., discrimination, harassment, management, etc., and
diffused and/or settled several lawsuits.
organizational model to clarify authority and responsibilities.
Saved company ,’s
of dollars in negotiations of renewal of benefits.
PETERSON & PEDDY, P.C., Garden City, NY
and drafted legal memoranda on various complex corporate law issues
including residential and commercial real estate, contracts, construction,
real estate, municipal law and other business related topics.
large commercial landlords at various court proceedings, including actions
for nonpayment, eviction and breach of contract.
Prepared all pretrial
documents including complaints, answers, discovery demands, motions,
affirmations and correspondence to clients and opposing counsel.
Analyzed and prepared
s of documents for depositions and trials.
Represented the firm
and its clients at various court proceedings.
AND PARTNERS, New York, NY
of EBT’s, including H hearings, for the City of New York.
carriers and municipalities in defense of negligence, motor vehicle,
premises, construction and mass transit matters, as well as several
plaintiffs in medical malpractice cases.
answers, discovery demands and responses, motions, orders to show cause,
stipulations, and reports to carriers regarding medical records and
all pleadings and documents received.
Decision of victorious
trial was published as a Decision of Interest in the New York Law Journal,
ADMITTED IN NEW
YORK AND NEW JERSEY
BENJAMIN N. CARDOZO SCHOOL OF
LAW, New York, NY Law JD
BROOKLYN COLLEGE, CUNY, Brooklyn,
NY Industrial Organizational Psychology MA
BROOKLYN COLLEGE, CUNY, Brooklyn,
NY Psychology BA
White Plains, NY
Corporation, InHouse Attorney,
New York, NY
Program “Celebrity Justice,” Legal Intern,
J. SCHULMAN, Queens, NY
Justice, Judicial Clerkship,
and work well individually and as a team player.
Proven ability to effectively
handle multitask levels of management responsibility with minimal direction.
time management and analytical skills.
Highly motivated and
demonstrate excellent research and writing skills.
Knowledge of relevant
rules and regulations, codes of conduct, etc.
Strong computer skills
in MS Office, Windows and other Business Applications.