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Contract Law Attorney in Seattle, WA

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Company name

Eaton Vance Corp.

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Contract Law

Years of Experience

1-2 yrs required


Seattle, WA

Posted on

Aug 01,2017

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Attorney Responsibilities: Assume primary day to day responsibility for all contracts. Develop and serve as expert and key point of contact on processes and contracting terms related to client agreements. Maintain compliance tracking, reporting, and list(s) of certain agreements and manage related internal communication plans. Maintain legal files, project tracking, clause library and associated tasks. Partner with client relations, compliance, procurement, and audit departments to maintain contracting compliance processes and related controls. Partnering with sales and other business teams to negotiate terms as needed. Act as a contact between attorneys and business partners, ensuring that all legal and contractual matters are addressed efficiently and promptly. Communicate with business teams and other stakeholders about negotiation progress and effectiveness. Other projects as requested.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: JD Degree and 1-2 years’ relevant experience in a transactional legal setting. Strong experience in drafting and negotiating contracts. Strong experience managing contracting programs, processes and/or operations. Demonstrated experience in program management. Excellent contractual analytical and drafting skills, as well as the ability to aptly summarize key contractual concerns to and on behalf of operating business units. Experience with operational considerations typical of investment advisory enterprises, including an understanding of issues that need to be managed sensitively across to business operations personnel and up to more senior Legal and Compliance personnel. Ability to solve problems and achieve results using sound judgment in a timely manner. Excellent communication, analytical and interpersonal skills.

Additional info

Ref. JR001564

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Eaton Vance Corp.
255 State Street
Boston, MA 02109