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Senior Legal Transactions Counsel

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Company Equinix, Inc. Location Chicago, IL, United States



Min 5 yrs required



Sep 28, 2022

Jan 11, 2023

Aug 09, 2022


Senior Legal Transactions Counsel
The candidate will draft, negotiate, and successfully close complex commercial agreements, including technology licenses, digital services agreements, marketing agreements, sales and partnership agreements. Provide legal advice to team leaders and members with a thorough understanding of a SaaS business and the legal and regulatory environment that surrounds it. Work with our sales, product managers and emerging services team to review new products, features, and other new uses of data to ensure compliance with applicable data protection laws and industry practice Draft, review, and support the commercial transactions team in negotiating data protection terms, and work alongside Equinix Privacy Office to educate and explain the company’s practice and compliance status to internal and external audiences. Should have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school. Membership in good standing of any US State Bar. Should have 5+ years of experience in proven commercial drafting and negotiation of complex commercial agreements, especially for other data center, real estate or technology-related businesses. Technical background in software products and development, SaaS, or cloud-based services industry and IoT, a plus. A consistent record of working independently with little direction in a fast-paced environment and taking initiative in client engagement to add value to client interactions. Manage critical projects on an ongoing basis, working independently and as part of a team. Possess great sensitivity, common sense, and creativity to solve potential business and legal issues. Experience in working on privacy and data protection matters, including knowledge of global privacy laws, including the GDPR and the states’ individual privacy laws and policies, is preferred but not a requirement. Proactive, self-driven, motivated to learn, and goal-oriented. Outstanding interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. Must possess a sense of humor. Comply with the Professional Rules of Conduct, and hold the highest standards of ethics and professional integrity.

Additional info

ID: JR-127690.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Equinix, Inc.
311 S. Wacker Drive
Suite 1675
Chicago, IL 60606

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