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Attorney

Location:
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Posted:
May 17, 2018

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MICHELLE MORALES HUNT

*** *. ******* ******, *******, AZ 85013

Cell: (773) ***-****

Email: ac5h11@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY

In-house corporate counsel with extensive experience in commercial transactions, labor and employment, general corporate, M&A, outside counsel management, legal research, broad based support to internal business units, general risk mitigation, policy review/drafting and corporate compliance. Credentials include J.D. from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and a B.A. in Human Communication from Arizona State University.

EXPERIENCE

SAPIENS AMERICAS CORPORATION, Rochelle Park, NJ

Legal Counsel – North America, September 2015 – present

Draft and negotiate commercial software transactions relating to software licensing, software as a service, consulting services, procurement, non-disclosure

Create and implement standardized legal policies and procedures for North American business units.

Supervise and train junior attorney and new attorney hires

Provide primary legal support and counsel to North American Human Resources Department on topics including, but not limited to, performance management, investigations, compliance, reductions in force, ADA, FMLA, wage and hour disputes

Advise internal business units on general corporate matters and risk mitigation

Manage outside counsel in connection with pre-litigation and litigation matters, patent filing, and other miscellaneous matters

Conduct corporate and commercial due diligence for merger and acquisitions

Provide general support to Legal Department, as applicable

FORSYTHE TECHNOLOGY, INC., Skokie, Illinois

Corporate Attorney, April 2014- August 2015

(Prior positions: Intern, 2006-2007, Associate Attorney 2007-2012, Attorney 2012-2014)

Negotiate commercial contracts, including, but not limited to: vendor, sale, services, technology, procurement, distribution, and confidentiality

Advise internal business units on general corporate matters and risk mitigation

Draft and implement corporate guides and policies in order to ensure broad-based compliance

Provide primary legal support and counsel to Human Resources Department on topics including, but not limited to, ADA, FMLA and Wage and Hour claims, general employee relations, investigations, compliance, reductions in force and terminations

Manage outside counsel as needed for litigation matters

Conduct corporate due diligence for acquisitions

Provide legal training to business units

Provide general support to Legal Department, as applicable

CHICAGO PARK DISTRICT, Chicago, Illinois

Intergovernmental Affairs (IGA) Intern, Summer 2005

Examined proposed intergovernmental agreements between Park District and sister agencies for legal issues relevant to the Park District.

Analyzed proposal for permits to be implemented in Park District dog parks as mandated by the Cook County Administrator for the Department of Animal and Rabies Control. Assisted in proposal development to comply with the new requirements.

Evaluated legislation affecting the Park District; summarized effects for department directors.

ARIZONA STATE SENATE, Phoenix, Arizona

Judiciary Committee Research Intern, Spring Semester 2003

Researched all legislative bills assigned by the Committee Analyst.

Drafted amendments for committee action, floor action, and conference committee action.

Presented in Judiciary Committee hearings and Democratic and Republican caucuses.

BAR ADMISSIONS

Illinois

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS COLLEGE OF LAW, Champaign, Illinois

Juris Doctorate May 2007

Distinction of Honors, Introduction to Appellate Advocacy, Spring 2005

Participant, Frederick Green Moot Court

Member, Latino Law Student Association, Women’s Law Society

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY, Tempe, Arizona

Bachelor of Arts in Human Communication, summa cum laude, August 2003

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Member, Chicago Bar Association, Labor & Employment Law Section

Member, Chicago Bar Association, Business Law Committee

Member, American Bar Association



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