Overview

Job Description:

Responsibilities:

  • Negotiating and drafting contracts from company templates or customer paper (NDAs, software license agreements, SaaS agreements, professional service agreements, supplier contracts, distribution agreements, etc.)
  • Reviewing and advising on legal terms related to RFP submissions
  • Acquisition assistance (primarily due diligence related)
  • Enforcing corporate policies and ensuring that all contracts meet corporate risk standards
  • Overall contract administration  ensuring that all contracts are suitably recorded and that all documentation is properly stored
  • Working closely with and communicating regularly with other members of the legal team supporting your portfolio of companies and the group legal team
  • Managing and coordinating with external counsel on specific legal matters or engagement as needed
  • Anticipating, guarding against, and advising all levels of the business organization on legal risks involving the companies under your portfolio
  • Communicating orally and in writing with all levels of organization (internally and with customers and suppliers)
  • Prioritizing multiple projects from different companies and requestors.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • The successful candidate is required to hold a law degree and is currently licensed to practice law in at least one State within the United States
  • Candidates should be experienced in negotiating all sizes of commercial contracts; specific experience in IP/IT software licensing contracts, SaaS, and professional services agreements is essential
  • Experience with public procurement and government contracting practices would be an asset
  • 2 to 4 years of relevant experience at a law firm or in-house legal department
  • General knowledge of data security and privacy laws would be a plus
  • Willingness to work remotely and occasional travel to other office locations and for client site visits
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office tools

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