Overview

People in the Corporate Function career track contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.

Legal and Commercial Services professionals deliver and coordinate legal, contract and commercial advice and counsel in support of Accenture’s or our clients’ business, working to manage and mitigate risk and ensure ethical behavior and compliance with laws and company policies.      

Key responsibilities include:
 

  • Develop and present strategic options to senior business  management for minimizing adverse legal and reputational risks to the company
  • Handle litigation and dispute matters
  • Work with outside counsel, manage litigation and corporate investigations on day-to-day basis
  • Manage and supervise outside counsel, including managing budgets and work plans
  • Participate in and conduct corporate investigations on occasion
  • Work closely with corporate communications and government relations teams to manage reputational risks arising from disputes and litigation
  • Manage e-discovery and data preservation activities and underlying processes, procedures and legal obligations

Basic Qualifications

  • J.D. from accredited law school
  • Minimum of 8 Years Law Firm, in-house (or combined) experience
  • Ability to meet travel requirements when applicable

Professional Skill Requirements

  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment 
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment 
  • Desire to work in an information systems environment 
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent leadership and management skills
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian 
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian


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