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Our client, a Fortune 75 technology driven company, is seeking an experienced lawyer with a strong government contracts and litigation background to serve as Vice President, General Counsel for a multi-billion dollar business unit headquartered in the southwest..
This position provides legal counsel and assistance to management and the various operating teams to ensure maximum protection of the legal rights of the business unit, and to ensure operations remain within the limits prescribed by law and the business’ contracts with commercial customers. The individual will serve as a key member of the Executive Leadership Team on matters of strategic importance to the business, establishing key strategic alliances, and risk-opportunity analysis for business transactions.
-Management of legal matters across diverse areas of responsibility.
-Dispute resolution and litigation efforts and strategy, including management of outside counsel as appropriate.
-Supervision and if necessary, participation in, key customer negotiations of all types
-Remaining current with federal, state, and local judicial decisions, laws, and other regulations affecting operations and provide appropriate guidance, particularly regarding Federal Acquisition Regulations and related acquisition regulations and policies.
-Working with the IP team, providing legal guidance and counsel relative to patent, trademark, and copyright matters.
Candidates MUST have the following qualifications in order to be considered:
-Ten to twenty years legal experience, ideally with major law firm training and large corporate experience
-Strong government contracts and litigation experience
-Excellent academic credentials from top schools
-The ability to counsel and advise senior levels of management on a regular basis
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: A strong compensation package, including equity, will be offered.
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