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Symplicity is seeking an experienced attorney to join our team as Associate General Counsel. The role will require a strong background in Corporate and/or Commercial law and will be based out of our Arlington, VA headquarters office. The successful candidate will be responsible for serving as the lead attorney on a wide range of legal issues and will be deeply involved in company strategy.
We are growing rapidly and need an all-star who will ace the responsibilities of this job and find other ways to contribute to the company’s success as we grow. If you’re hungry to expand your skill set, then this opportunity is for you. This role will require great lawyer skills, business smarts and the desire to learn about our business and find ways to contribute to our growth initiatives.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Review, draft, and negotiate business transactions and contracts with Symplicity clients, vendors and partners
Advise on other legal matters such as employment, privacy, regulatory compliance, cyber-security and intellectual property
Interact with the sales, marketing and finance teams to understand and ensure consistency with the business and financial requirements in all contracts
Keep abreast of market and regulatory developments to help ensure compliance with regulatory requirements
Work on corporate transactions such as financings, acquisitions and business development deals
Manage outside counsel and legal budget
Occasional work travel
7+ years of relevant legal experience
In-house experience is preferred however we will also consider applicants currently working in a strong corporate and/or transactional law firm practice
The candidate must possess a J.D. from an accredited law school and be a member in good standing in at least one state bar
Experience in any of commercial software contracts, government contracts, corporate and financing transactions or in-house legal practice would be beneficial
Strong business acumen is highly valued; MBA or business degree beneficial
Outstanding organizational, analytical and drafting skills, with attention to detail
Effective at multi-tasking efficiently and prioritizing fluctuating workflow in a fast-paced environment
Comfortable and confident in dealing directly with all levels of management
Headquartered in Arlington VA, Symplicity is a global software provider to higher education, employer and government clients. We help our clients prepare students to be career-ready and to connect them to employers offering great internships and career opportunities. With over 1,100 clients around the world, Symplicity is helping to prepare today’s students to succeed in school and in the workforce.Symplicity is proud to be an equal and diverse Employer. EEO/AAP/M/F/Disabled/Veteran.