The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is the world's largest organization serving the professional and business interests of attorneys who practice in the legal departments of corporations, associations, nonprofits and other private-sector organizations around the globe.
General Commercial/Contracts, Intellectual Property, Transactions
“Join our dynamic and growing legal team with a world-class analytics company. FICO’s solutions support smarter fraud, risk, marketing and customer management decisions for thousands of businesses worldwide. You’ll build strong relationship with internal and external customer, utilizing your legal expertise to provide practical advice while achieving business results.” –Legal, Vice President
What You’ll Contribute
Draft, review, negotiate and translate a variety of agreements (sales, service, subcontract, software, procurement, non-disclosure) for assigned internal and external clients.
Review defined contract terms, limitation of liability, intellectual property indemnity, license grants and warranty, revising accordingly consistent with FICO policies and procedures;
Support sales/business teams on opportunities including support of the RFP process and contract terms requiring approval.
Provide contract review coordination across businesses (product, services, finance) in support of clients.
Support department for contract template revisions, contract interpretation and translation, as requested.
Protect FICO from unnecessary contract liabilities, damages and penalties.
Identify red flag risk areas, working with business team to seek appropriate approvals.
What We’re Seeking
Juris Doctor degree and excellent academic credentials.
Licensed to practice law and in good standing in any jurisdiction. Minnesota or California Bar membership are preferred. Minimum of 3 - 5 years of relevant legal experience, either inhouse or law firm, is preferred.
Experience in software licensing, preferably in a corporate legal department.
Strong analytical and contract formation, preparation, drafting, review, management and negotiation skills.
Ability to identify key risk and policy issues in any transactional situation/opportunity.
Basic understanding of United States software intellectual property law and practices.
an ability to work effectively under pressure and maintain a diplomatic demeanor while working with demanding clients
an ability to understand issues quickly, and to articulate complex matters clearly both verbally and in writing to team members and senior management
a strong work ethic, flexibility, and willingness to outside regular business hours when needed to complete critical matters.
Position may be located in either Minneapolis or San Diego.
Our Offer to You
A culture and work environment strongly reflecting our core values: Act Like an Owner, Delight Our Customers and Earn the Respect of Others
The opportunity to make a difference by leveraging your unique strengths
Highly competitive compensation and rewards
Flexible work options, opportunities to give back to your community, social events with colleagues and a comprehensive benefits program inclusive of progressive parental leave.
FICO (NYSE: FICO) is a leading global analytics software company, helping businesses in 90+ countries make better decisions. Join our world-class team today and fulfill your career potential!
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