The Transactional Attorney is responsible for drafting, reviewing, and negotiating complex, customer RFPs and contracts as well as NDAs and LOIs. The Transactional Attorney is responsible for ensuring the sales and operations clients understand the relevant risks and must be able to communicate and navigate options for reducing and mitigating risk. The Transactional Attorney will also be responsible for maintaining metrics to monitor contract volume.
· Manage RFP and contract review, negotiation and execution process.
· Review contracts and analyze risk and methods to reduce or mitigate risks associated with each RFP and customer contract.
· Provide clear communication both orally and in writing to sales and operations regarding contract terms and options to reduce or mitigate risk.· Respond promptly to questions from internal and external clients.
· Ensure approval from all appropriate decision makers is obtained prior to execution.· Conduct legal research of issues as necessary.
· Provide other legal assistance as requested by the General Counsel.
· Law degree and active license to practice in at least one state in the US; preferably, Texas, California, or New York, is required.
· MBA or SPHR certification is ideal, but not required.
· 3 to 5 years of experience in a law firm or in-house legal department.
· Minimum of 3 years’ experience drafting and negotiating complex agreements, generally defined to mean contracts in excess of $1M, is required.
· Must be able to communicate in writing and verbally in a clear, positive, professional manner.
· Must have proficient legal research skills and be familiar with redline functionality for contracts.
· Must be adaptable to change with a positive attitude and ability to find opportunity in changes.
· Must be proficient with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
· Must be willing to accept constructive feedback with willingness to adapt to evolving legal department processes.