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Senior Counsel

Company name

Kapsch TrafficCom

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

May 15,2019

Valid Through

Aug 28,2019

Posted on

Feb 25,2019

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Austin, TX, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Senior Counsel
The candidate will be providing advising, counseling, training regarding legal requirements, best practices, and strategies for managing risk in order to mitigate the company’s legal exposure. Will drafting, reviewing, negotiating, and managing legal agreements relating to the company’s Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) businesses. Assisting with corporate governance and drafting and vetting corporate resolutions. Assisting with resolution of customer, partner or vendor issues escalated from various corporate departments. Assisting in developing standard contracting materials and processes, including organization and publication of same, for the business. Assisting in education of, and acting as a liaison to, sales staff and customer relationship managers with respect to legal department matters. Maintaining bar registration in all jurisdictions of office locations and attendance of minimum continuing legal education coursework as required by state bars and the corporation. Identifying and raising business risk issues to the management team.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, as well as a JD or equivalent with 5+ years of post-bar attorney experience with 2+ years in a law firm environment. Litigation and strong transactional experience both highly preferred. Must have relevant in-house experience should include negotiating, drafting and reviewing contracts and customer requests for proposals; risk management and insurance; knowledge of US contract law as it applies to all types of commercial arrangements including teaming, non-disclosure, and customer agreements. Knowledge of or experience with Canadian and/or Latin American legal processes desirable. Experience in any of the following: DOT (Department of Transportation); real estate; transportation industry (rail or road); telecommunications; insurance; state or local government contracts; or public-private partnerships is preferred. Should have a professional corporate demeanor, be able to work directly with customers, be willing to work with a broad range of corporate functions, have sound knowledge of all Microsoft Office and Adobe applications, and a strong work ethic and great sense of humor. Bilingual candidates with English and Spanish language abilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Additional info

Ref. RF-1005

Company info

Hiring coordinator
Kapsch TrafficCom
211 East 7th Street,
Suite 800
Austin, TX 78701

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