Associate Director, Legal Counsel- Kpmg Delivery Network

Kpmg Birmingham , AL 35202

Posted 2 months ago

Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today's most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It's also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it's no wonder we're consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you're as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.

KPMG Delivery Network ("KDN") is currently seeking an Associate Director, Legal Counsel to join our Legal team. This role will be fully dedicated to serving KDN, a legal entity separate and distinct from KPMG US.


  • Assist on multiple KDN priorities including realigning existing KPMG entities, forming new operating companies, augmenting KDN's capabilities through acquisitions that enhance our service offerings and other corporate and commercial matters which arise

  • Advise on day-to-day matters including contracts, corporate governance, technology, privacy and data security, regulatory compliance and other issues which arise

  • Support transactions, entity set-ups and integration of new entities into the KDN group

  • Manage KDN's compliance with all relevant laws and regulations in applicable jurisdictions and KPMG global policies

  • Help develop and implement governance and operational policies and procedures, retain and manage external legal counsel on a global basis

  • Work on KDN group and KPMG network initiatives


  • Minimum seven years of experience advising businesses on corporate and commercial matters gained at a major law firm and/or large in-house department (transactional and non-transactional)

  • Juris Doctorate (JD) equivalent degree with an active license to practice law and a member in good standing in the State of New York jurisdiction where the individual is based

  • Substantial expertise in some of the following areas: corporate law and governance, contracts, privacy and data protection, technology and regulatory compliance

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to be clear and concise

  • Ability to provide strategic, thoughtful and pragmatic legal advice

  • Cross-border experience is preferable

Colorado Salary Statement:

The salary range displayed is specifically for those potential hires who will work or reside in the state of Colorado if selected for the role. Any offered salary is determined based on internal equity, internal salary ranges, market data/ranges, applicant's skills and prior relevant experience, certain degrees and certifications (e.g. JD/technology), for example.

Colorado Salary Range: Low: $128800 - High: $238400

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

At KPMG, any partner or employee must be fully vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19 in order to go to any KPMG office, client site or KPMG event. In some circumstances, individuals who are not fully vaccinated may also be required to have a reasonable accommodation to not be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

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