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Legal Counsel

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Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

1-3 yrs required

Location

Boise, ID

Date Last Verified

Aug 14,2017

Posted on

Jun 02,2017
Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - General
Data Privacy >> Data Privacy
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Legal Counsel Duties: Negotiate, structure, and manage numerous types of commercial agreements including business development and sales-related agreements, licensing, services, confidentiality, and partnership agreements. Support bid and proposal efforts, including preparing representations and certifications. Work with Operations and Finance teams to resolve contractual issues. Serve as a point of contact for contract-related questions. Interface with external legal teams providing services to the Company in different international locations. Provide practical, decisive guidance to Sales, Business Development and Product teams, balancing business objectives and legal risk. Act as subject-matter expert for legal matters relating to Intellectual Property, Data Privacy, Security and regulatory compliance. Ensure consistency of contract terms with company policies and goals. Develop and present training materials and guidelines regarding contract processes and legal compliance to all departments.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or higher. 1-3 years of experience negotiating complex Software agreements with companies of all sizes, including Fortune 500. Strong working knowledge of the Software industry and Contract law, Intellectual Property law, Commercial law (including European commercial law), and Software licensing. Analytical, negotiation, and drafting skills demonstrated through your work experience. Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to manage simultaneous projects under deadline pressure. The ability to work independently as well as the ability to identify when senior or outside counsel should be consulted. Experience developing and managing policies and procedures regarding contracts and commercial relationships, including development of appropriate form documents and clauses. A strong client service focus and the ability to efficiently prioritize workflow and manage multidimensional projects in a fast-paced environment. Understanding of how to balance legal risk with business objectives and successfully get deals closed.
English native speaker. Spanish, German and French will be a plus, in this exact order of preference.

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