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Senior Transactional Attorney

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Min 8 yrs required


San Jose, CA

Date Last Verified

Aug 19,2017

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Jul 06,2017
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Senior Transactional Attorney Duties: Manage both in-house and outside legal resources. Oversee, counsel, guide, train and support contracting and junior contracting attorneys and, in some cases, other senior contracting attorneys. Stay abreast of legal developments affecting the company, its clients, and industries and synthesize the information to incorporate it into company’s transactional practices. Educate senior company executives in regard to legal and risk management issues. Represent company’s interests and interface directly with client counsel and negotiating teams. Strategize with senior company executives prior to client negotiations. Structure client transactions to be most advantageous from a legal and business perspective. Counsel, advise, and consult senior company executives based on accurate interpretation of contract documents and the facts of a business opportunity. Develop internal guidelines, toolkits, and packaged knowledge on various legal and business issues. Develop subject matter expertise in one of more areas that benefit Legal and/or our business. Support, promote, and implement Legal Group initiatives.

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Qualifications: JD Degree or equivalent law Degree. 8+ years of legal transactional experience in consulting, systems integration, and/or outsourcing areas in roles with increasing responsibility, such experience should be in a law firm or in a fast-paced corporate legal/transaction group for a consulting, systems integration, and/or outsourcing services vendor. 4+ years of experience negotiating Intellectual Property and Data Privacy issues. Preferred: Proven ability to independently and efficiently draft for, negotiate and manage large, complex transactions. Strong understanding and appreciation of intellectual property and data privacy issues as they apply to consulting, systems integration, and outsourcing transactions. Understand basic principles of finance, accounting, marketing, and management. Experience in either government procurement (State/Local, Federal/Provincial), or health industries – and with cloud-based services or “as a service” offerings. Experience negotiating competitive procurements and with outside counsel and third party intermediaries representing clients. Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian. Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian.

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