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In-house Counsel

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Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Aug 01,2017

Posted on

Jul 31,2017
Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - General
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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In-House Counsel The candidate will draft, negotiate and administer contracts. Oversee and advise junior attorney and paralegal with respect to contracts, the contracting process and other substantive matters. Contracts include software, advertising, marketing and IP license agreements, and Insertion Orders. Will handle disputes and certain litigation matters on behalf of Company; and manage and oversee company litigation and arbitration, and outside litigation counsel. Respond to requests for legal advice from business unit managers; and prepare correspondence and respond to inquiries on behalf of the business units. Identify and analyze areas of risk; proposing and driving solutions in complex matters. Assist the Deputy General Counsel and General Counsel in a fast-paced in-house corporate legal environment, and perform any other duties required of legal department attorneys, which may include legal research and corporate administration matters.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must be a graduate of an accredited law school and be admitted to practice in New York State. Must have 5+ years of working in a law firm or in-house legal department with contracts, IP and transaction law experience along with a litigation background. Health care or pharmaceutical experience helpful. Excellent verbal and written communication skills (e.g., presentation, listening and writing/drafting) required. Interpersonal skills necessary including strong decision making ability, persuasion, negotiation, cooperation and diplomacy is required.

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