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Corporate Generalist, General Commercial/Contracts, Technology
Our client, a $1B+ division of a Fortune 150 company, is seeking an experienced attorney to join their legal team as Assistant General Counsel. This role will be expected to work on complex issues requiring in-depth evaluation of legal and business issues, and must be willing and able to manage and execute on a variety of projects simultaneously and meet demanding deadlines.
Specific responsibilities will include: -Review, draft, negotiate and administer a variety and high volume of ordinary course and complex business transactions and contracts clients, vendors and other business partners.
-Strong contract negotiation and drafting skills with substantive expertise with key provisions of most contracts.
-Communicate and negotiate with customers to resolve discrepancies and disagreements effectively. Interaction with the Sales, Delivery and Finance teams to understand and ensure consistency with the business and financial requirements and objectives in all contracts.
-Drive to conclusion commercial and other business needs directly and through effective communication within company departments, executive management and with customer or company partners, vendors or suppliers.
Candidates must have the following qualifications in order to be considered:
-Six to Ten years of strong legal experience, specifically in the areas of drafting and negotiating various types of contracts and agreements. Experience with software licensing, SaaS and software development would also be beneficial. -Ideal candidate will have both law firm and in house experience.
-A strong academic record from top schools
-Experience managing a paralegal, contract manager, or secretary a plus. -This is a business support role requiring strong legal and operations focus.
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