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June 4, 2010

Position Available

Position Available in the Legal Department at Wyndham Worldwide

Wyndham Hotel Group is seeking counsel responsible for litigation matters reporting to the Vice President, Legal. If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your resume to recruiter@wyndhamworldwide.com. Please include “Counsel, Legal - Litigation” in the subject line.

Responsibilities include, and not limited to:

-Work in Company’s Litigation Group in managing litigation related to Wyndham Hotel Group
Assist in the management of Wyndham Hotel Group’s outside counsel involved in litigation, including franchise and management company litigation, vicarious and direct liability claims, judgment enforcement and bankruptcy

-Ensure that discovery requests, subpoenas and other requests for information are responded to in a timely and complete manner

-Assist Litigation Group with pre-litigation dispute resolution and risk analysis and general counseling of business clients

-Develop a thorough understanding of and familiarity with the Company’s business, its people, products, markets, facilities, customers and competitors to identify trends and formulate strategies accordingly

-Establish good rapport and working relationships with management at all levels.

The successful candidate will possess the following requirements:

- Minimum of 3 years of litigation experience with an outside law firm

- Strong verbal and written communication skills; acute attention to detail

- Demonstrated exceptional judgment and critical thinking

- Strong interpersonal, collaborative, and leadership skills

- Must have experience in all procedural elements of civil litigation practice

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your resume to recruiter@wyndhamworldwide.com. Please include “Counsel, Legal - Litigation” in the Subject line.

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June 28, 2010

New Directions Program - Practical Skills for Returning to Law Practice

New Directions Program: Practical Skills for Returning to Law Practice

Two sessions conducted at locations in
White Plains, NY, and New York, NY

Developed and conducted in collaboration with the Westchester Women’s Bar Association

Are you an attorney who has taken a leave from practice or never practiced? Would you like to return to the practice of law, or an alternative legal career, but you’re not sure how or where to begin? Would you like to bring your legal skills up to speed, learn and practice on-line legal research, develop a resume, refresh your interviewing skills? Would you like to obtain a current practical legal experience and, as a result, develop a current writing sample, references, and networking contacts?

Pace Law School has developed a unique and innovative program, New Directions, to give lawyers the substantive law updates, professional skills and practical experience they need to return to the legal marketplace, either as practicing attorneys or professionals working in alternative legal careers.

Pace Law School's New Directions session will take place at the Pace Midtown Center, 551 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY (45th Street and Fifth Avenue), from July 12, 2010 – December 17, 2010.

Pace is currently accepting applications on a rolling basis.

Application information can be found online at www.law.pace.edu/newdirections.

If you have questions about the program, please contact Amy Gewirtz-McGahan, Director, New Directions Program, Pace Law School, 78 North Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603.

She can be reached by phone at (914) 422-4606 or via e-mail at agewirtz@law.pace.edu.


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