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Contract Law Attorney in Chicago, IL

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Company name

Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Contract Law

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required


USA Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

Sep 08,2017

Posted on

Jul 06,2017

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Legal Counsel The candidate will be responsible for providing legal services for service provider/vendor contracts. Will be part of a team of four operating within the Corporate Solutions legal group. Review, draft and negotiate service provider/vendor contracts for different service lines with a focus on facilities management services. Develop specialized contracts and legal techniques to accomplish business goals and objectives. Utilizes independent judgment to identify and analyze significant contract issues, and to propose resolutions. Develops negotiation strategy and leads legal negotiation on contractual issues. Draft and negotiate amendments and other contract documents. Assists in development of new business services and associated contract strategy. Provides authoritative guidance to internal business teams on contractual issues and corporate policies. Identifies, develops and implements new contract policies and processes and assessment of appropriate deviations. Analyzes significant, and/or unique contract requirements, and contract terms and conditions to ensure compliance with appropriate laws, regulations, and corporate policies. Analyzes new laws, regulation and contract trends for potential impact on business goals and objectives and existing contract forms. Assist litigation team with handling and resolving vendor contract disputes. Liaise with EMEA and APAC regional colleagues to ensure global consistency. Provides contracts training to firm contract managers. May mentor and train less experienced legal professionals. Monitor compliance and ethics issues that affect client accounts.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have J.D. Degree and 3-5 years of attorney experience. Strong analytical and communication (verbal and written) skills is required. Must have eExperience drafting and negotiating commercial contracts. A knowledge of outsourcing is advantageous. Familiarity with Real Estate, Property Management, or Construction helpful.

Additional info

Auto Req ID 60427BR

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated
200 East Randolph Drive
Chicago, IL 60601