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Litigation - General/Commercial Attorney in New York City, NY (Remote)

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

May 08, 2021

Posted on

May 04, 2021

Years of Experience

5-8 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY, United States
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Senior Corporate Counsel - Commercial Litigation
Duties: Work collaboratively and creatively with one another and with various businesses. Will be leading matters pertaining to the organization, including litigation and dispute resolution with customers, partners and others. Will provide a variety of services and counseling to departments and divisions including representing in commercial litigation, and other legal or administrative actions or investigations; supervising and coordinating matters handled by outside counsel; managing electronic discovery for litigation matters; and may develop and provide legal training to internal clients on an as-needed basis. Provide legal support across all lines of business enabling profitable growth while mitigating legal risks and assure adherence to governance policies, ethics, and country specific laws and regulations. Responsible for providing legal advice to the organization. Close liaison to business in providing a variety of corporate and commercial legal services. May perform litigation on behalf or coordinates litigation and other legal, administrative or investigative actions handled by outside counsel. May draft, review, and negotiate major and/or non-standard technology contracts with public and private sector customers, including licensing agreements, professional services agreements, and cloud services agreements. May advise on legal issues involving government and regulatory compliance. Responds to ad hoc queries to include identification, analysis, and evaluation of risks in order to provide appropriate legal solutions. Works closely with other lawyers throughout coordinates legal matters handled by outside lawyers. Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, or similar background is a plus for roles within certain sub disciplines. Completed law degree and member of bar association in relevant jurisdictions. 5 - 8 years of litigation experience in a law firm or in-house. Experience in the high tech area and copyright litigation. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to work with minimal supervision. At ease handling many matters at a time. Outstanding work ethic. Organized and detail oriented. Demonstrates deep general commercial or functional knowledge across a wide range of sub disciplines within the individual’s specialty area(s), (e.g., general corporate law, antitrust/competition law, securities compliance and regulatory, employment law, immigration law, cloud transactions, data privacy, risk management asset-backed financing, contract management, intellectual property, trade secrets, advertising law, registration and other resolutions specific to the computer and technology industry). Excellent legal skills and business judgment in areas of responsibility. Proficient writing skills.
Deadline: 10/22/2021, 8:57 AM

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