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How You’ll Contribute
The Legal and Business Affairs (LBA) team assists the organization in its business endeavors by providing business advice, support with contract drafting and support with litigation.
The Vice President & Sr. Associate General Counsel will provide legal advice, contract drafting and business affairs advice for a wide variety of matters focusing on matters relating to technology, facilities and operations. Act as NGS Data Privacy Officer, including compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation and other relevant data privacy regulations. Serve as primary legal support on any NGS cyber-related matters. Provide legal advice and contract negotiation in support of all real estate and facilities matters, including construction, architecture, and other vendor agreements in support of improvements to NGS facilities. Be a collaborative, strategic and solutions-oriented advisor to numerous business clients regarding how these subjects influence NGS’s business strategy. In addition, manage claims and litigation that arises in any of these subject matter areas as needed. This position reports to the Chief Legal Officer.
What You’ll Bring
JD, with license to practice as an attorney in DC
Minimum Years and Type of Experience
15+ years relevant legal experience, including experience in the areas of data privacy and technology-related negotiations.
Necessary Knowledge and Skills
No direct reports
We encourage you to apply even if your experience is not a 100% match with the position. We are looking for someone with relevant skills and experience, not a checklist that exactly matches the job description. We want to help you grow and in return, you help us grow into a stronger, more inclusive organization.
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