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  • Wednesday, August 02, 2017 10:27 PM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)

    Akerman LLP is seeking attorneys in West Palm Beach, FL

    Consumer Financial Services Associate

    Associate with 3 to 5 years of experience in commercial litigation for the consumer financial services practice group. Excellent academics, legal research, writing and analytical skills, as well as federal and state court experience, are required. Financial institutions litigation experience is preferred. Must be a member of The Florida Bar.

    Fraud & Recovery Associate (can be housed in either FTL or WPB)

    Associate with 2 to 3 years of commercial litigation experience for its Fraud & Recovery Practice Group.  Federal litigation experience is required.  Complex fraud litigation and/or personal injury litigation experience are highly preferred.  Candidates must have the ability to work on multiple complex commercial litigation case files simultaneously.  Must be a member of The Florida Bar.

    Fraud & Recovery Associate (can be housed in either FTL or WPB)

    Associate with 4 to 5 years of commercial litigation experience for its Fraud & Recovery Practice Group.  Federal litigation experience is required.  Complex fraud litigation and/or personal injury litigation experience are highly preferred.  Candidates must have the ability to work on multiple complex commercial litigation case files simultaneously.  Must be a member of The Florida Bar. 

    https://www.akerman.com/careers/index.asp.

    Please contact Rebecca Beliard, Rebecca.Beliard@akerman.com, if you have any questions.


  • Wednesday, August 02, 2017 10:25 PM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)

    Akerman LLP is seeking an attorney in Orlando, FL

    Consumer Financial Services Associate

    Associate with 3 to 5 years of experience in commercial litigation for the consumer financial services practice group. Excellent academics, legal research, writing and analytical skills, as well as federal and state court experience, are required. Financial institutions litigation experience is preferred. Must be a member of The Florida Bar.

    https://www.akerman.com/careers/index.asp.

    Please contact Rebecca Beliard, Rebecca.Beliard@akerman.com, if you have any questions.


  • Wednesday, August 02, 2017 10:22 PM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)

    Akerman LLP is seeking attorneys in Miami, FL

    Consumer Financial Services Associate

    Associate with 3 to 5 years of experience in commercial litigation for the consumer financial services practice group. Excellent academics, legal research, writing and analytical skills, as well as federal and state court experience, are required. Financial institutions litigation experience is preferred. Must be a member of The Florida Bar.

    Corporate Associate

    Associate with 3 to 5 years of mergers & acquisitions and private equity transactional experience. Must possess strong drafting skills, excellent academics and have at least 3 years of large law firm experience. Must be a member of The Florida Bar or willing to sit for the next examination.

    Litigation Associate

    Associate with 3 to 4 years of general commercial litigation experience.  We are seeking a creative, yet pragmatic, thinker who takes initiative and is focused on solving complex problems efficiently.  Experience taking depositions, arguing motions or hearings in court, and trial experience or a strong desire to try cases is preferred.  This individual must have the ability to work as a team member in a collaborative environment.  Strong legal research, writing and analytical skills are required. A minimum of 2 years of law firm experience is preferred. Must be a member of The Florida Bar or willing to sit for the next exam.  

    Real Estate Associate

    Associate with 3 to 5 years of experience in commercial real estate transactions, including commercial loan originations, leasing (preferably office and retail leasing), acquisition and sales transactions (e.g., purchase and sale agreements, commercial diligence, management agreements, brokerage agreements). Must possess excellent research and writing skills and academics. Must be a member of The Florida Bar or willing to sit for the next examination.

    https://www.akerman.com/careers/index.asp.

    Please contact Rebecca Beliard, Rebecca.Beliard@akerman.com, if you have any questions.


  • Wednesday, August 02, 2017 10:20 PM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)

    Akerman LLP is seeking an attorney in Jacksonville, FL

    Consumer Financial Services Associate

    Associate with 2 to 5 years of experience in commercial litigation for the consumer financial services practice group. Excellent academics, legal research, writing and analytical skills, as well as federal and state court experience, are required. Financial institutions litigation experience is preferred. Must be a member of The Florida Bar.

    https://www.akerman.com/careers/index.asp.

    Please contact Rebecca Beliard, Rebecca.Beliard@akerman.com, if you have any questions.

  • Wednesday, August 02, 2017 10:18 PM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)

    Akerman LLP is seeking attorneys in New York, NY

    Corporate Associate

    Associate with 3 to 5 years of mergers & acquisitions and private equity transactional experience. Must possess strong drafting skills, excellent academics and have at least 3 years of large law firm experience. Must be a member of the New York State Bar or willing to sit for the next examination.

    Real Estate Associate

    Associate to be part of our growing dynamic practice with 4 to 5 years of experience in commercial real estate transactions, including acquisition and sales transactions; leasing (preferably office and retail leasing), real estate finance (mortgage loans, construction loans, mezzanine financing, and/or preferred equity); and joint ventures. Experience with due diligence, title review, and general real estate matters (management agreements, brokerage agreements, etc.). Must be a member of the New York State Bar.

    https://www.akerman.com/careers/index.asp.

    Please contact Rebecca Beliard, Rebecca.Beliard@akerman.com, if you have any questions.


  • Wednesday, August 02, 2017 10:12 PM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)

    Akerman LLP is seeking an attorney in Las Angeles, CA

    Real Estate Associate

    Associate with 5 + years of extensive experience in real estate financing, joint venture sales transactions and have at least 4 years of large law firm experience. Experience with sales transactions (e.g., purchase and sale agreements, commercial real estate diligence including title and survey, management agreements, brokerage agreements) considered a plus. Must possess strong research and writing skills and excellent academics. Must be a member of the State Bar of California.

    https://www.akerman.com/careers/index.asp.

    Please contact Rebecca Beliard, Rebecca.Beliard@akerman.com, if you have any questions.


  • Wednesday, August 02, 2017 10:09 PM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)

    Akerman LLP is seeking an attorney in Las Vegas, NV

    Consumer Financial Services Associate

    Associates with 3 to 5 years of experience in commercial litigation for the consumer financial services practice group. State and Federal court experience is required. Federal court clerkship experience is preferred. Consumer finance litigation/financial institutions litigation experience is considered a plus. Excellent academics, legal research and writing skills are required. Must be admitted to the State Bar of Nevada.

    https://www.akerman.com/careers/index.asp.

    Please contact Rebecca Beliard, Rebecca.Beliard@akerman.com, if you have any questions.


  • Wednesday, August 02, 2017 10:01 PM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)

    Akerman LLP is seeking an attorney in Houston, TX

    Consumer Financial Services Associate

    Associate with 3 to 5 years of relevant experience for the consumer financial services practice group. Excellent academics, legal research, writing and analytical skills, as well as federal and state court experience are required. Financial institutions litigation experience is preferred. Must be a member of the State Bar of Texas.

    https://www.akerman.com/careers/index.asp.

    Please contact Rebecca Beliard, Rebecca.Beliard@akerman.com, if you have any questions.


  • Wednesday, July 26, 2017 12:53 PM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)

    Akerman LLP is seeking attorneys for the following positions in Fort Lauderdale, FL

    Consumer Financial Services Associate

    Associate with 3 to 5 years of experience in commercial litigation for the consumer financial services practice group. Excellent academics, legal research, writing and analytical skills, as well as federal and state court experience, are required. Financial institutions litigation experience is preferred. Must be a member of The Florida Bar.

    Fraud & Recovery Associate (can be housed in either FTL or WPB)

    Associate with 2 to 3 years of commercial litigation experience for its Fraud & Recovery Practice Group.  Federal litigation experience is required.  Complex fraud litigation and/or personal injury litigation experience are highly preferred.  Candidates must have the ability to work on multiple complex commercial litigation case files simultaneously.  Must be a member of The Florida Bar.

    Fraud & Recovery Associate  (can be housed in either FTL or WPB)

    Associate with 4 to 5 years of commercial litigation experience for its Fraud & Recovery Practice Group.  Federal litigation experience is required.  Complex fraud litigation and/or personal injury litigation experience are highly preferred.  Candidates must have the ability to work on multiple complex commercial litigation case files simultaneously.  Must be a member of The Florida Bar. 

    Litigation Associate

    Associate with 2 to 3 years of experience in products liability, mass tort and general commercial litigation. Specific experience defending multi-jurisdictional complex products liability claims, preferably in the pharmaceutical and medical device areas, is preferred. Must have experience in all aspects of trial preparation, with excellent research and writing skills. Experience reviewing ESI/electronic discovery, preparing for and taking depositions, and attending and arguing hearings in both State and Federal court preferred. Must be a member of The Florida Bar.

    Litigation Associate

    Associate with 2 to 3 years of general commercial litigation experience. Excellent academics, legal research, writing and analytical skills are required. Federal or state court clerkship preferred. Must be a member of The Florida Bar. 

    https://www.akerman.com/careers/index.asp.

    Please contact Rebecca Beliard, Rebecca.Beliard@akerman.com, if you have any questions.

  • Thursday, July 13, 2017 12:38 PM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)

    Company: Carnival Corporation & plc
    Area of Interest: Legal
    Location: Miami
    State: Florida
    Job Title: Associate General Counsel 

    Candidate Profile

    You are highly analytical and have strong negotiation, writing and exceptional communication skills.  You have a J.D. from an accredited law school and are a member in good standing with a State Bar.  You have at least 3 years of relevant experience with a major law firm and/or as in-house counsel with a focus on commercial transactions.  As a publicly traded Fortune 200 Company we’d consider knowledge in finance and securities regulations a strong asset. 

     Based in Carnival Corporation’s global headquarters in Miami, FL, you will report directly to our General Council.  Periodically, you will have the opportunity to showcase your communication skills as you present before our senior management.

    For this role we are not looking for candidates whose experience is primarily litigation.  

    POSITION OVERVIEW: 

    This position works closely with various Carnival Corporation departments (including senior management), as well as the relevant departments at each operating company, to provide timely and effective legal counsel.  This position mostly works under moderate supervision and the individual in this role must be comfortable making decisions as to contractual language and providing legal advice to business teams. The individual in this role must be efficient, organized and capable of managing multiple projects at the same time.

    The objective of this position is to serve as an attorney in the Carnival Corporation Corporate Legal Department. Primary responsibilities focus on the review and negotiation of contractual agreements on behalf of Carnival Corporation and its affiliate companies. 

     Additionally, the Associate General Counsel will:

    • Provide legal advice, support and assistance on corporate business transactions and projects including mergers and acquisitions, joint venture, port development and similar corporate transactions.
    • Provide legal support in drafting, reviewing and negotiating contractual agreements, including service agreements, licensing agreements, credit card and payments related agreements, port berthing agreements, strategic partnership agreements and supplier agreements.
    • Provide support on financing transactions as needed, including ongoing compliance matters.
    • Supervise and manage special projects from time to time.
    • Interact with various brands and business units in addressing legal concerns and issues.

    QUALIFICATIONS: 

    • J.D. degree from an accredited law school and member in good standing with a State Bar.
    • A minimum of 3 years relevant experience with a major law firm and/or as in-house counsel with experience in commercial transactions. 
    • Knowledge in finance and securities regulations is a plus.
    • Strong analytical, negotiating, writing and communication skills.
    • Ability to work efficiently and handle multiple high priority matters at any given time.
    • Excellent interpersonal communications skills (written and verbal) required. 
    • Highly proficient technical skills in MS Office Suite. 
    • Team player who can also work independently and thrives in a fast-paced environment. 
    • Work beyond normal business hours is required occasionally to support business needs or projects.

    Benefits as a member of Carnival's Team:

    • A comprehensive healthcare program, dental coverage and flexible spending accounts
    • Company-paid term life insurance and long term disability coverage, employee-paid optional life insurance and other voluntary insurance programs
    • A 401(k) plan that includes up to a 3% company match after one year of service and a discretionary
    • Profit Sharing contribution in your second year of eligible employment
    • Tuition Reimbursement that provides up to 75% reimbursement for company related professional career development
    • An on-site Space Coast Credit Union satellite office, cafeteria and free parking
    • Employee Stock Purchase plan that provides up to a 15% discount off the Fair Market Value of Carnival Corporation Common Stock Paid vacation and sick time
    • An on-site fully accredited preschool educational program that provides developmentally appropriate educational programming for families of children ages 6 weeks through 5 years of age and up to 12 years of age during school holidays and summer vacation in addition to drop-in care for those unexpected childcare conflicts
    • An on-site Health and Wellness Center that provides a full range of activities including weight training machines, free weights, cardiovascular equipment, an aerobic center, massage therapy, certified personal trainers and a wide variety of other programs
    • Two complimentary "Fun Ship" cruises a year (based on available space and seniority) as well as discounted rates to friends and family in addition to other discounts to local and neighborhood vendor
    About Carnival Corporation & plc 


    Carnival Corporation & plc is a global cruise company and one of the largest vacation companies in the world. Our portfolio of leading cruise brands includes Carnival Cruise Lines, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, Seabourn and Fathom in North America; P&O Cruises, and Cunard Line in the United Kingdom; AIDA in Germany; Costa Cruises in Southern Europe; and P&O Cruises in Australia. These brands, which comprise the most recognized cruise brands in North America, the United Kingdom, Germany and Italy, offer a wide range of holiday and vacation products to a customer base that is broadly varied in terms of cultures, languages and leisure-time preferences. We also own a tour company that complements our cruise operations: Holland America Princess Alaska Tours in Alaska and the Canadian Yukon. Combined, our vacation companies attract ten million guests annually.

    Carnival Corporation & plc and Carnival Cruise Line is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. In this regard, it does not discriminate against any qualified individual on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, mental, physical or sensory disability, or any other classification protected by local, state, federal, and/or international law.

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    Job ID 4986064

    https://jobs.carnival.com/job/miami/associate-general-counsel/241/4986064

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