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Corporate Generalist, General Commercial/Contracts, Transactions
Allegis Group, Inc. (“Allegis Group”) has exclusively retained Major, Lindsey & Africa to conduct a search for a Commercial Contracts Attorney supporting TEKsystems, Inc. to be located in its Hanover, MD office. Allegis Group is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates please submit your resume (in MS Word) to Randi Lewis at firstname.lastname@example.org and Simon de Meo email@example.com. Please do not contact the Company directly; all resumes sent to the Company will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
Overview: The Commercial Contracts Attorney will support the commercial agreement activity for TEKsystems and its subsidiary TEKsystems Global Services, LLC (“TEKsystems”). The position will report to the General Counsel of TEKsystems, Inc./TEKsystems Global Services, LLC. The candidate will work with the business to: draft, review and negotiate a variety of complex commercial contracts involving information technology solutions, including master services agreements, statements of work, licensing agreements, amendments, channel partner agreements, vendor agreements, RFP responses and supporting documentation; developing and maintaining contract templates; developing business and legal processes; and implementing internal policies to help scale the business.
Firm: TEKsystems, a subsidiary of staffing giant Allegis, provides IT consulting and staffing services from locations in North America and Europe. Considered one of the nation's largest IT staffing firms, the company places more than 80,000 technical professionals each year who work in a variety of fields including biotechnology, telecommunications, and construction and engineering. TEKsystems has more than 100 offices serving more than 6,000 clients.
Location: Hanover, MD
Experience: The successful candidate will have three to six (3-6) years of experience handling a wide variety of complex commercial contract matters and providing practical legal advice and support on business matters in a fast-paced environment.
Candidate will be responsible for supporting the TEKsystems Finance and Business Development teams. This will include working with the business to: draft, review and negotiate a variety of complex commercial contracts involving information technology solutions, including master services agreements, statements of work, licensing agreements, amendments, channel partner agreements, vendor agreements, RFP responses and supporting documentation; developing and maintaining contract templates; developing business and legal processes; and implementing internal policies to help scale the business.
The ideal candidate will also have legal knowledge/experience in one or more of the following areas: the software industry or other technology-focused industry; staffing/outsourcing industry particularly information technology staffing and outsourcing agreements; and domestic and international tax. Knowledge and experience with global commercial issues (including data privacy) and domestic employment law is a plus.
Compensation: Competitive base and bonus commensurate with experience.
Relos: No. Prefer local candidates.
Education: Law degree from an accredited law school is required.
Bar: Maryland Bar license is preferred.
Process: Interested candidates please submit your resume (in MS Word) to Randi Lewis at firstname.lastname@example.org and Simon de Meo email@example.com or to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this position.
About Major, Lindsey & Africa
Founded in 1982, Major, Lindsey & Africa is the world’s largest and most experienced legal search firm. Combining local market knowledge and a global recruiting network, MLA has earned recognition for its track record of successful General Counsel, Corporate Counsel, Partner, Associate and Law Firm Management placements. With offices throughout the U.S., Hong Kong, London, and Tokyo, MLA recruiters are dedicated to understanding and meeting clients’ and candidates’ needs while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality. MLA considers every search a diversity search, and has been committed to diversity in the law since its inception. For these reasons, MLA was voted “Best Legal Search Firm in the U.S.” in the most recent national survey of America’s top law firms. To learn more about MLA, please visit our website at www.mlaglobal.com.
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