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Corporate & Litigation Counsel
We are looking for an agile, entrepreneurial and knowledgeable lawyer who is looking to further develop her or his professional portfolio by embracing a wide range of responsibilities related to general corporate, litigation and HR-related work in support of AllianzGI’s global asset management business. In addition to bringing a “can-do” and business-enabling approach to all tasks, the successful candidate will be driven and motivated, with an ongoing desire to learn, take on new and evolving challenges and to help drive the success of AllianzGI’s business. The position reports to the AllianzGI US General Counsel and is based in AllianzGI’s NY office. ~crlf~~crlf~Responsibilities:~crlf~## Provide legal advice and support in respect to litigation and employment-related matters, including employee disputes, internal investigations, plaintiff side litigation brought on behalf of AllianzGI or the funds and products we manage, third party subpoenas received related to our employees, clients, investments or products, defense side litigation and other related topics, collaborating closely with and managing external counsel where appropriate.~crlf~## Manage all aspects of case progression, from initial responses to subpoenas, complaints and other inquiries, through to document preservation and production to ultimate resolution through settlement, arbitration, litigation or other proceeding.~crlf~## Provide primary support and advice to HR team on full spectrum of employment-related matters, including employee onboarding, training, complaints, dispute investigation and resolution and employment termination.~crlf~## Take responsibility for internal governance related topics, including corporate resolutions / organizational matters, drafting and negotiating inter-company agreements and liaising with other corporate entities and legal officers across the Allianz network of companies.~crlf~## Engage in wide-ranging general Corporate legal practice, including but not limited to drafting and negotiating agreements, supporting Compliance-related tasks (e.g. Gifts & Entertainment, Political Contributions) and providing legal support for issues related to copyright, patents and other matters that may arise.~crlf~## Work closely and nimbly with senior management and colleagues across functions and in AllianzGI’s other offices, including Germany, the UK and APAC, in solving complex cross-border legal issues germane to the areas of coverage.~crlf~
## Licensed attorney with top credentials, with 6-8 years related experience in-house, regulatory, or leading law firm, or a combination thereof, required.~crlf~## Demonstrated experience with the following areas will be key for the successful candidate:~crlf~## Handling complex HR and employment-related disputes, including potential internal investigations, arbitrations, mediations and litigation~crlf~## Handling other litigation matters, including potential plaintiff and defence-side matters, third party and regulatory subpoenas, regulatory investigations and examinations and other matters~crlf~## All aspects of case management, including initiation and maintenance of document preservation notices, organization and implementation of discovery and document production requirements and related matters~crlf~## Wide ranging general Corporate skillset, including e.g. contract negotiation and governance-related topics (e.g. corporate resolutions, intercompany agreements)~crlf~## Ability to successfully collaborate and communicate across a range of stakeholders, including senior management and colleagues across functions and offices,~crlf~## Experience with the Investment Advisers Act and other regulations applicable to an SEC-registered investment adviser a plus.~crlf~## Intelligent, bright, conceptual thinker and a quick learner and engaged contributor with the ability to quickly assess a situation and generate new insights and contribute usable ideas. ~crlf~## Outstanding reputation of professional integrity a must~crlf~## Excellent communications and presentation skills.~crlf~## Mature and self-confident.~crlf~## Consensus builder with cultural skills and sensitivities to succeed in a global and diverse matrix organization.~crlf~
Allianz Global Investors is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin or disability. Allianz Global Investors hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.
Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 100 million private and corporate customers and more than 147,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers’ trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.~crlf~~crlf~We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.
Allianz Global Investors is a leading active asset manager with over 770 investment professionals in 25 offices worldwide and managing EUR 535 billion in assets for individuals, families and institutions.
Active is how we create and share value with clients. We believe in solving, not selling, adding value beyond pure economic gain. We invest long-term, drawing upon our broad and innovative investment expertise, and leveraging resources globally to ensure a superior client experience wherever they are based and whatever their investment needs.~crlf~Active is: Allianz Global Investors~crlf~~crlf~You are committed to creating value for our clients so that they can meet their financial objectives throughout their lives. You embrace a collegial culture based on strong values, take individual responsibility, and are dedicated to mastering challenging tasks. You aspire to make an impact in a diverse, international, technology-enabled and increasingly agile environment. If you feel inspired to elevate the active asset management experience, this is the place for you since,~crlf~Active is: Allianz Global Investors.~crlf~~crlf~
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