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Legal Counsel

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In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Dallas, TX

Date Last Verified

Oct 19,2017

Posted on

Apr 03,2017
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Legal Counsel Duties: Structuring, drafting and negotiating a variety of commercial contracts, including distribution, logistics, technology development and software licensing. Provides legal advice on a wide range of commercial and compliance matters relating to the activities of business units and support organizations.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree or equivalent law degree with 3+ years of experience at a law firm and/or corporate law department. Member in good standing of the Texas Bar, or at least one other US state Bar with ability to join the Texas Bar. 3+ years of experience at a law firm and/or corporate law department. Some experience representing technology, automotive and/or manufacturing companies. A global outlook and mindset and international experience (educational or professional) outside the US is a plus.Commitment to high ethical standards. Proven self-starter. Demonstrates extremely sound and well-balanced legal judgment. Provides practical legal advice that takes into account both the legal and business risk of a particular situation. Excellent written and verbal communication and analytical skills, and an eagerness to learn new things. Critical thinking skills and ability to solve problems. Must be able to dig into the details, but must also be able think strategically – taking into account high level goals and the outside environment. Strong interpersonal skills – must be able to build relationships and work collaboratively with a diverse team of lawyers, including colleagues based around the globe. Comfortable interacting directly with business managers, and serving on cross-functional teams outside the law department. Substantive knowledge in key areas such as intellectual property, software, open source, ecommerce, data privacy, antitrust, comparative advertising, FCPA/anti-bribery and other compliance areas.

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