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Vice President, Corporate Counsel - ERISA/Benefits

Prudential


Location:
Newark, NJ
Date:
09/22/2017
2017-09-222017-10-21
Job Code:
426498
Prudential
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Position Title: Vice President, Corporate Counsel - ERISA/Benefits
Job Code: 426498
Job Location: New Jersey-Newark
Description:

We are seeking an attorney in the ERISA/Benefits Law Department with (i) private funds and institutional experience to provide legal advice to Prudential’s institutional businesses and benefit plans on a broad range of ERISA Title I and Internal Revenue Code (the “Code”) issues, and (ii) experience in handling executive compensation matters, including issues relating to Section 409A of the Code. The responsibilities for this position include:

 

  • Representing the Company’s benefit plan fiduciaries on plan investment issues including advising on ERISA issues in connection with alternative investments (e.g., hedge funds and private equity funds) and reviewing and negotiating investment documentation (e.g., adoption agreements, group annuity contracts, etc.);
  • Representing the Company’s institutional asset management businesses by providing advice on the application of prohibited transaction exemptions and reviewing and negotiating ERISA provisions in investment management agreements, adoption agreements, leases, derivative agreements, note purchase agreements, etc.;
  • Designing, drafting and implementing compensation arrangements for executives and employees, including nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements, incentive plans, severance plans, equity and equity-based incentive plans, and co-invest and carried interest plans;
  • Handling all employee benefit aspects of M&A transactions for the Company, which include drafting and negotiating ERISA/Benefits provisions;
  • Counseling on securities filings and disclosures as they relate to equity plans and compensation of senior executives;
  • Collaborating with other attorneys on tax, securities, and other related regulatory matters relevant to the Company plan’s alternative investments; and
  • Providing additional legal support to other business units as necessary.

 


  • Law degree required;
  • Admission to the bar of at least one state and eligibility for the NJ Corporate Counsel license if not admitted to the NJ bar;
  • At least six years of relevant ERISA/Executive Compensation Legal experience;
  • Superior interpersonal, organizational, written and oral communications skills and the ability to work independently and turn around documents promptly and accurately;
  • Excellent judgment and high ethical standards;
  • Strong project and time management skills; and
  • The ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously and assess and prioritize work requirements.

Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit www.prudential.com to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Note that this posting is intended for individual applicants. Search firms or agencies should email Staffing at staffingagencies@prudential.com for more information about doing business with Prudential.
Job Function: Benefits/ERISA
Schedule: Full-time
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