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Associate General Counsel - Cloud Services and Licensing

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In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 15 yrs required

Location

Gaithersburg, MD

Date Last Verified

Sep 19,2017

Posted on

Aug 29,2017
Practice Area
Information Technology >> Information Technology
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Associate General Counsel - Cloud Services and Licensing On behalf of the Legal Department, for designated transactions the candidate will (a) lead the organization’s efforts with respect to the negotiation and execution of (i), software as a service (SaaS) agreements, (ii) software license agreements with service providers and resellers and (iii) other agreements related to the conduct of the Company’s business, (b) provide guidance related to cloud computing and software licensing matters, including data privacy (national and international), data processing and other regulatory compliance requirements, (c) assist with the Company’s responses from the prospect stage (including RFP responses) through contract execution and assist with respect to contract compliance on a “go forward” basis, (d) provide general corporate and contracts advice and analysis of Company’s responsibilities under its contracts and (d) develop, draft and implement new contract vehicles and arrangements in response to the Company’s evolving business/service delivery models. Items (a)-(d) shall be done with minimal to no direct supervision by the Deputy General Counsel. In-depth knowledge of SaaS and licensing issues and the Company’s products and services is necessary to recommend and counsel management on the appropriate legal and contractual course of action required. Ability to interact with and provide advice to senior management, as needed. Ability to make independently and with limited oversight good decisions based upon a combination of analysis, legal and company knowledge, experience and judgment. Possess software licensing and SaaS transactional expertise and provide advice and counsel on related matters to other departments as needed. Demonstrate expertise in a variety of other legal areas including general contracts law and data privacy and data processing matters. Negotiate and close contracts to meet the goals of the organization within internal and external compliance and legal parameters. A graduate of an accredited law school, admitted into a US state bar and in good standing required. Knowledge of complex software licensing and SaaS transactions and related legal matters required. Good working knowledge of general contract matters required. Ability to negotiate and close contracts to meet the goals of the organization within internal and external compliance and legal parameters required. 15+ years of relevant experience required. Productive and efficient in planning and executing work required. Experience at both a private law firm and in-house a major plus.

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