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Assistant Counsel

Company: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Location: Hoboken
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Our mission is to unlock human potential. -We -welcome you---for who you are, the background you bring, and -we -embrace individuals who get excited about learning. Bring your experiences, your perspectives, and your passion; -it's in our differences that we---empower the way the world learns. Provide legal Counsel support to Wiley's Research business: How you will make an impact:

  • Review, draft and negotiate template and non-templated agreements and related documents for a wide range of commercial transactions.
  • Research and provide legal advice to support business operations on contract, intellectual property, technology, privacy, corporate, compliance, and policy matters as well as recent developments in the law.
  • Support compliance with contract workflows and legal guidelines by developing and delivering educational and training materials to clients and developing and maintaining contracts playbooks.
  • Conduct due diligence on acquisitions and draft and negotiate related agreements.
  • Develop template agreements and workflows for legal processes for existing or new products and services and as needed.
  • Research and respond to pre-litigation dispute correspondence.
  • Identify and manage risk for assigned lines of business and related product and service offerings.
  • Assume responsibility for servicing all legal needs of assigned lines of business. Who you are:
    • J.D. with NY or NJ bar admission
    • 3+ years law firm or in-house counsel experience
    • Experience with a wide range of commercial transactions including intellectual property, licensing, technology, privacy, dispute resolution, and compliance
    • Experience supporting clients in the publishing industry (preferred, but not required)
    • Ability to simplify the complex
    • Advanced business acumen
    • Strong written and oral verbal communication skills
    • Strong Proficiency with Microsoft Office and other collaborative platforms
    • Ability to work under tight deadlines and prioritize responsibilities, and work independently and effectively in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to maintain and handle confidential information
    • Desire to grow and learn new skills
    • Fluent and able to draft contracts in English About Wiley We are in one of the most dynamic periods in our history as technology, globalism and economic diversity create far-reaching changes in the world. As a learning business, Wiley makes meaningful contributions to research discovery and lifelong learning by helping organizations achieve their goals and people achieve success from education through their career. We may have been founded over two centuries ago, but our secret to success remains the same: change with the times and adapt to meet the ever-evolving needs of our customers. The company's headquarters are in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Australia, and Canada. Wiley is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We evaluate all qualified applicants and treat all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Wiley is also committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact tasupport@wiley.com for assistance. USA POSITIONS ONLY: Where permitted by applicable law, new hires are required to be fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of employment by their date of hire, unless they are granted a medical or religious accommodation.

Keywords: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken , Assistant Counsel, Legal , Hoboken, New Jersey

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