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Compliance, General Commercial/Contracts, Litigation
Yardi Systems, Inc (Yardi) has an immediate Corporate Counsel opening. Corporate Counsel play an important role by helping to provide a range of legal, regulatory and business support, guidance and advice to a variety of internal customers at all levels of the company.
Responsibilities: • Review current and changing laws and regulations and provide recommendations on contracts, property interests, sales and compliance. • Research and evaluate risk factors related to on-going and future business objectives and collaborate with and advise management as required. • Execute existing and develop new strategies for handling complaints, investigations, and other legal and quasi-legal proceedings related to the company's businesses. • Develop and monitor compliance criteria regarding internal policies and procedures related to tenant screening. • Negotiate agreements and the successful resolution of pending, threatened and actual disputes. • Communicate with external parties, including customers, regulators, opposing counsel, public authorities, and others. • Draft, negotiate and finalize sales agreements, contracts and other documents to protect the company and contribute to its success. • Develop and maintain strong knowledge of existing laws and legislation related to tenant screening and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) including anticipating potential areas of exposure based on existing processes and procedures.
Required Qualifications: • Bachelor's degree • Law degree from an accredited law school • Active Bar membership in the United States with no record of discipline • Highest level of professional ethics and personal integrity and sound judgement • Superlative verbal and written communication skills • Five or more years of relevant legal experience • Strong and demonstrated ability to work individually and as a team, including under pressure, with minimal direct supervision and while managing many competing priorities • Interest in learning and analyzing complex statutes (such as the FCRA), case law and other primary and secondary sources and provide clear and sound conclusions and recommendations • Proficiency with Adobe Acrobat®, Microsoft® Word and Outlook, and ability to learn and use proprietary matter management software • Friendly, collegial and collaborative disposition a must!
Desired Qualifications: • Mix of law firm and in-house legal experience • Litigation management experience (in both state and federal court) • Working knowledge of the FCRA, consumer reporting generally or tenant screening specifically • Risk assessment and management experience • Software licensing agreement drafting and negotiation experience • Familiarity with or high comfort level learning about software development, complex relational databases, cloud computing and software-as-a-service (SaaS) environments
Yardi Systems is a successful independent software company with a proven history of growth and market leadership in the multi-billion dollar global commercial real estate industry. We employ talented, motivated and innovative people that are focused on delivering superior solutions to our clients and are passionate about working with other highly skilled professionals in team environments.
If y...ou are seeking an opportunity to join a winning team, work with the latest Microsoft technologies and develop your career, then Yardi Systems is the place for you. We have a pleasant and casual work environment, competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our corporate culture stresses integrity, respect, trust, responsibility, and fun.