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New York

KPMG

Assistant General Counsel, Practice Advisory Group

KPMG is currently seeking an Assistant General Counsel to join our Office of General Counsel (OGC) organization. Responsibilities: Provide legal counsel to the Tax and Advisory Practices and their respective Risk Management groups to resolve potential client disputes, including investigating the facts, developing negotiation strategies and tactics, addressing conflict of interest concerns and negotiating and drafting settlement documentation for the Tax Practice, this could also include matters related to client submissions to federal and state taxing authorities where a potential error has been made with respect to a client’s tax return; Provide counsel to leadership and personnel of the Tax and Advisory Practices and their respective Risk Management groups with respect to Firm strategic initiatives, including development of new services, new staffing models and new business processes
Advise on regulatory developments impacting the Tax and Advisory practices
Provide counsel on matters related to access to Firm and client documents by third parties, including access to KPMG work papers and disclosure of client data to third parties