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Associate General Counsel

Director of Membership
Paralegal in Private Sector as Transaction Coordinator
Part-Time Receptionist/Legal Assistant
Senior Counsel



AV Rated Law Firm with multiple SuperLawyers® and “Top Attorneys in Ohio” designations seeks associate for general litigation and trial work.  Some experience preferred, but new graduates will be considered.  Good credentials and references expected.  Salary and benefits are competitive.  Respond with Resume’ and writing sample to Phillips Law Firm, Inc., attn: Hiring Partner, 9521 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati, OH  45242, or email to  Check us out at

Senior Counsel

As a Fortune 500 company and one of the largest omnichannel retailers in the world, Macy’s has a full legal team with exposure to every aspect of the business, from marketing and property development to human resources and external relations.  You’ll work collaboratively on multiple projects with smart, creative people and enjoy excellent work-life balance.

Job Overview:

The Senior Counsel will effectively and efficiently provide legal counsel and support to the Accounting, Corporate Secretary, Executive Compensation, Financial Reporting, Investor Relations, Tax and Treasury organizations. This position will be responsible for the company's corporate and securities legal matters, overseeing SEC reporting, advising on securities, corporate governance and SEC disclosure issues, advising on transfer agent and shareholder matters, supporting board and committee meetings, advising on executive compensation and equity plan matters, and advising on mergers and acquisitions, as well as corporate finance and general corporate legal matters.  Perform other duties as assigned. This position is based out of Downtown Cincinnati, OH.

Essential Functions:

  • Extensive participation in corporate secretary matters such as shareholder, board and committee meeting support, including preparation of notices of meetings, agendas and other meeting-related materials, resolutions, minutes, and actions by unanimous written consent.
  • Extensive participation in preparation of SEC filings, including registration statements, Forms 10-K, 10- Q, SD and 8-K, proxy statement, and Section 16 reporting.
  • Extensive participation in corporate governance and structure matters, including entity formation and maintenance, annual meeting matters, shareholder  inquiries and proposals, proxy solicitations and filing requirements, detailed knowledge of the duties of officers and directors, "best practices" including SEC and public company governance and disclosure requirements, and general corporate law and contract matters.
  • Advising on and ensuring compliance with securities-related regulatory matters including NYSE listing standards, Regulation FD, insider trading, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Dodd-Frank Act and executive compensation and stock plan matters.
  • Advising on corporate finance matters, including banking and revolving credit agreements, commercial paper agreements, bond indentures and rating agency matters.
  • Assisting in strategic transactions involving the mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and reorganizations of legal entities, including due diligence investigations, the drafting of contribution agreements, stock and asset purchase agreements, transaction agreements and other corporate documents, and managing the closing process.
  • Performing advanced legal and factual research.
  • Supervising the work of two legal assistants.
  • May assign, direct and review the work of less senior lawyer’s and-paralegals.
  • Regular, dependable attendance & punctuality.



  • Law degree from an accredited law school and member of OH other state bar with ability to meet OH license requirements; at least 10 years of relevant law firm or in-house experience with public company securities, compliance and corporate governance.
  • Significant experience with NYSE rules and regulations,'34 Act rules, SEC interpretations and relevant provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank Acts required.
  • Familiarity with public company accounting, tax and finance processes, terminology, systems and issues, including a basic knowledge of financial statements, GAAP accounting and tax matters preferred.

Communication Skills:                

  • Ability to read, write, and interpret instructional documents such as reports and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to read and interpret complex laws, rules and regulations.
  • Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to make confident and practical decisions.
  • High level of professionalism, diplomacy and judgment in order to interact with members of the board of directors, senior management and shareholders.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to stand firm on issues with business clients when necessary.

Mathematical Skills:

  • Must have above average mathematical skills, including the ability to compute rates, ratios, and percentages, and the ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.

Reasoning Ability:

  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritize and manage workload; ability to manage simultaneous tasks and meet tight deadlines.

Physical Demands:

  • This position involves extended periods of sitting and the extensive use of computer and the office equipment. May involve stooping, kneeling, or crouching. Involves close vision, color vision, depth perception, and focus adjustment.
  • May involve occasional overnight travel.

Other Skills:

  • Ability to handle high pressure situations, tight deadlines and high profile scrutiny of work product.
  • Attention to detail and strong execution skills are essential.
  • Ability to work well in fast-paced, collaborative team environment.  Strong interpersonal client skills.
  • Ability to collaborate with and supervise others.
  • Sound practical judgment and strong client relations skills.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and a thorough understanding of legal issues and developments in corporate and securities law, corporate governance best practices, legal requirements, compliance, and external and internal reporting responsibilities.
  • Detail-oriented and resourceful with excellent follow-through skills.

Work Hours:

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule based on department and store/company needs. Ability to occasionally travel and stay overnight.

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Associate General Counsel

The Office of General Counsel at the University of Cincinnati is seeking to fill the position of Associate General Counsel. This position will report to the Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel, and will support the University’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all other activities. This is an outstanding professional opportunity to work with highly talented and committed colleagues and contribute to the growth of a world-class organization and fulfillment of the overall mission of the institution.

The Office of General Counsel (OGC) is a fast-paced, high-volume environment that provides a high level of legal services to the University. This position provides guidance and strategic legal counsel to a diverse group of leadership within the University, on a wide variety of legal issues which arise from the day to day operations of a growing, complex state institution of higher learning, including, but not limited to, contract review and negotiation, public procurement, compliance, privacy, public records, constitutional law, real estate and construction, transactional matters, student related matters, gifts and development, intellectual property, litigation management, and immigration law. This role also provides mentorship and guidance to other members of the OGC team. The successful candidate will have sound independent judgment and will work collaboratively and cooperatively with other members of the OGC team and the University.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work as a team player in providing advice on complex legal matters in a fast-paced environment.
  • Negotiate, draft, and administer a broad variety of commercial and construction contracts, licensing agreements, leases, and other         legal instruments memorializing the diverse activities of a large dynamic organization.
  • Utilize commercial litigation experience to find non-litigation solutions to achieve contract compliance.
  • Provide legal advice and recommend courses of action to resolve legal, procedural, or administrative issues in compliance with all applicable legal standards.
  • Conduct legal research and provide analysis, written and oral advice, and training as needed to keep the university and the members of the Office of General Counsel current on laws and regulations impacting assigned areas.
  • Supervise the work of outside counsel and coordinate with the Attorney General of Ohio on University legal matters as required. Provide mentorship, guidance, and/or supervision to other members of the Office of General Counsel.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school
  • Licensed and in good standing with the Ohio Bar
  • Twelve (12) or more years’ experience practicing in the range of legal areas listed above with at least three (3) years’ experience dedicated to specifically providing advice and counsel to a university or other public agency
  • Exceptional legal research and analytic decision-making skills
  • Proficient oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Candidates must qualify for appointment as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Ohio


This is a great opportunity with an attractive compensation package, including base salary and excellent benefits (e.g., retirement, medical/dental, tuition remission)

Interested applicants must apply online with a current resume and cover letter at

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

 Attorneys (Cincinnati and Hamilton, OH)

 The Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati and its affiliate Legal Aid Society of Southwest Ohio, LLC are seeking candidates to fill several full-time positions in their Cincinnati and  Hamilton offices. Please visit the Employment page of our website,, for detailed information about these positions, required qualifications, and the application process. Positions will remain open until filled.


The Cincinnati Bar Association, a nonprofit association located in downtown Cincinnati, is hiring a full-time Paralegal. This position will work directly with General Counsel and Assistant Counsel. We are looking for a self-motivated individual who has superior organizational and analytical abilities, strong interpersonal skills, can work independently and is able to interact effectively with attorney volunteers and members of the public.

Additional requirements: Litigation experience, proficient with Microsoft products, Bachelor's degree preferred, paralegal certificate from an ABA approved paralegal program or equivalent experience required.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is eager to take on responsibility and work in a fast-paced environment.
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Part Time Receptionist/Legal Assistant


Small, reputable law firm located in the Columbia-Tusculum area is seeking to hire a part-time receptionist/legal assistant – 20 hours per week (hours flexible).  Position opens in July 2017. 


Enter timesheets; type correspondence, pleadings, documents and other assignments, as delegated; process/distribute mail; filing, copy/scan; send emails and faxes; greet clients; and set up/clean-up conference rooms.


Knowledge of Microsoft Word a must; prior office experience preferred; ability to learn new programs and procedures; good communication/organizational skills; multi-tasking; prioritizing; attention to detail; confidentiality; and dependability.


Commensurate with experience

Please send resumes to

Paralegal in the Private Sector as Transaction Coordinator                      

Equipment Finance Group, LLC is a growing finance company providing full service financing solutions for North & Latin America. We provide equipment financing for machining equipment, automation equipment, robotics equipment, packaging equipment, fabrication equipment and molding equipment. Visit for more information.

We are seeking a skilled individual on our Documentation Team.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Associates Degree
  • 3-5 years of experience with leasing and/or loan products and structures

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Experience in the financing or legal industry that includes lease origination and documentation processes
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Economics or a Paralegal.
  • Salesforce experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of UCC’s, lien searches and Articles of Incorporation or Operating Agreements.
  • Understands and exhibits critical thinking with deals and takes initiative to make sure matters are being addressed timely.
  • Proficient at managing multiple projects or tasks at any given time.
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, written and verbal skills.
  • Detail oriented and self-motivated with a sense of urgency.
  • Proficient in all Microsoft products.
  • Mac/IBM computer skills.

Duties Include:

  • Process and audit Salesforce data entry for client & vendor accounts
  • Compile and interpret client & vendor information to determine borrower, collateral and guarantor requirements through due diligence research
  • Maintain Salesforce database to generate documentation packages in compliance with all terms of the financing request
  • Review and edit drafted documents from Salesforce for accuracy
  • Assist in UCC filings and Lien Searches.  Generate required Subordination Letters when necessary
  • Assist in determining closing date expectations & compiling items needed for closing.  Advise of any obstacles that may impede meeting client expectations
  • Analyze and organize information from Salesforce to produce management reports to measure daily, weekly, monthly & yearly production goals
  • Maintain client files
  • Assist peers as needed

Director of Membership

The Cincinnati Bar Association, a non-profit professional organization serving attorneys in Greater Cincinnati, is seeking a Director of Membership. This position develops, manages and implements programs and campaigns to increase membership and member engagement. Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s degree, with 3 – 5 years’ experience with a professional or non-profit organization. Strong marketing and technology skills are required.Core responsibilities include: member recruiting and retention, committee development, event planning and database management.

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