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Contract Law Attorney / Finance - General Attorney in Riverwoods, IL

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Company name

Discover Financial Services

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Contract Law
Finance - General

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required


USA Riverwoods, IL

Date Last Verified

Aug 25,2017

Posted on

Aug 02,2017

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Assistant Counsel The candidate will provide advice, guidance and support for the negotiation and processing of corporate transactions. Serve on company’s enterprise-wide transactional law team, providing counsel, project leadership, guidance and support for the negotiation and processing of corporate transactions. Serve as a negotiator for contracts for various business units. Review, draft and negotiate a variety of contracts. Collaborate with internal business clients, business partners, business unit management, and subject matter experts (SMEs), to assist in identification, documentation, and approval of specific contract requirements and provisions, and the completion of transactions. Identify, communicate and escalate (as appropriate) contract issues and deviations from established contract guidelines. Work closely with internal business partners and consult when necessary with internal SMEs to apply and communicate company contract policies, processes and procedures when negotiating and executing contracts. Be responsible for the use of the company’s contract management repository for purposes of managing workflow, tracking contracts, providing metrics and retaining accurate contract records. JD and law license with 8+ years legal transactional experience in a law firm or corporate legal department required. Must possess outstanding presentation, communication, and leadership skills. Strong project management experience required. Knowledge of the financial services, or another highly-regulated industry required.

Additional info

Job ID: P179599

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Discover Financial Services
2500 Lake Cook Road
Riverwoods, IL 60015