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Corporate, General Commercial/Contracts, Intellectual Property
Educational Testing Service (ETS), with headquarters in Princeton, NJ, is a global not for profit organization whose mission is to advance quality and equity in education. With more than 3,400 global employees, we develop, administer and score more than 50 million tests annually in more than 180 countries at more than 9,000 locations worldwide. We design our assessments with industry-leading insight, rigorous research and an uncompromising commitment to quality so that we can help education and workplace communities make informed decisions.
In this highly visible position you will serve as an attorney within the Office of the General Counsel, providing support across ETS' business units for a range of products and services serving the educational and assessment marketplace. This position will have you manage multiple complex projects with limited supervision.
Specific responsibilities include:
Providing legal advice, RFP review, contract drafting and review for domestic and international contracts, emphasis on state and federal contracts.
Providing support to all levels of management over a range of legal issues that may arise throughout the company, including transactional work, intellectual property issues and compliance issues.
May include any and all of the following:
Providing advice on a broad range of complex and strategic legal and business matters, including intellectual property (copyright, trademarks, patents, trade secrets), international distribution, commercial transactions, government contracts, tax matters, mergers and acquisitions, marketing, export control and compliance, data protection, privacy, matters applicable to the testing industry (administration, scoring and reporting scores), and other applicable regulatory matters.
Monitoring legal developments and trends and provides training to business units on relevant legal issues.
Drafting and preparing a range of legal documents, including, non-disclosure agreements, licenses, revenue and supply contracts, co-development agreements, corporate policies, etc.
Acting as principal point of contact with external counsel and compliance agencies regarding business complaints and issues.
Managing external counsel in litigation, contract drafting and negotiations.
Juris Doctor Degree and membership in one or more state bars including New Jersey or willingness to become a member of the New Jersey Bar.
3-5 years' experience in a law firm or in-house legal department; contracts and intellectual property law background is preferred.
Must have solid legal and business judgment, initiative and organizational skills with ability to prioritize projects.
Ability to form strong internal business relationships with demonstrated ability to work effectively within a team environment is crucial; as well as having excellent oral and written communication skills.
We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, possible relocation assistance and excellent opportunities for professional and personal growth. For a full list of position responsibilities and to apply please visit the following link: Assistant General Counsel
EDUCATIONAL TESTING SERVICE is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of Women and Minorities.
EDUCATIONAL TESTING SERVICE is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.
EDUCATIONAL TESTING SERVICE is a Drug-free workplace.