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Xerox Corporate Counsel, Employee Benefits in Norwalk, Connecticut

Xerox is in the early stages of a strategic transformation. We’re leveraging the power of our existing platform, which generates over $1 billion of free cash flow every year, to reinvigorate our iconic brand, reignite our innovation engine and optimize our operations, all while maintaining our reputation for quality and reliability. The success of this transformation hinges on the talent and commitment of our team. We need strong communicators with excellent interpersonal skills who thrive working in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. This role in particular requiresa highly-motivated, energetic, and flexible in-house attorney to provide legal counsel to Xerox’s Corporate Benefits group on employee benefits and executive compensation.

The successful candidate will be based in the Company’s headquarters in Norwalk, CT, but there will be flexibility to work out of the Company’s other offices in the New York metro area (in Midtown and Long Island).

Responsibilities

  • Providingcounsel on new benefit plan designs and implementation

  • Providing ongoinghealth and welfare benefit plan counseling and qualified retirement plancounseling

  • Providingcounsel on ERISA regulatory compliance

  • Drafting planamendments

  • Negotiating anddrafting benefit plan vendor contracts

  • Working withinside and outside litigation counsel to advise on ERISA litigation

  • Supportinglobbying efforts in connection with legislative, regulatory and case lawdevelopments in the executive compensation/benefits/ERISA/tax area andinterpreting how certain legislation, regulations or case law might impact ourbenefit plans

  • Providingcounsel in connection with corporate transactions/due diligence issues thatarise that have benefit plan implications

  • Providing supportto in-house executive compensation counsel with respect to executivecompensation counseling, including counseling on incentive plan designs andamendments, equity award agreements, cash bonus awards, compensation committeeresolutions and review of committee materials, and counseling on 409A and NYSErequirements in connection with executive compensation plans and awards.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

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Requirements

  • Minimum of 4 yearsof experience as an attorney practicing in the areas of employee benefits andexecutive compensation

  • Strongorganizational skills with a demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks

  • Excellent clientrelation skills

  • Bachelor’s andJuris Doctor degree from a top quality, nationally recognized, accreditedcollege or university, preferably in top 25% of graduating class

  • Admission ingood standing in at least one state bar, preferably Connecticut (would need tobecome Authorized House Counsel in CT if not admitted in CT)

  • Excellentcommunication skills (both verbal and written)

  • Ability to workindependently as well as within a team environment

Xerox is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender identity, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, use of a guide dog or service animal, military/veteran status, citizenship status, basis of genetic information, or any other group protected by law. People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply or compete for employment with Xerox may request such accommodation(s) by sending an e-mail to XeroxStaffingAdminCenter@xerox.com. Be sure to include your name, the job you are interested in, and the accommodation you are seeking.

Title: Corporate Counsel, Employee Benefits

Location: Connecticut-Norwalk

Requisition ID: 19002523

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