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Staff Counsel

Company name

Fiserv, Inc

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Nov 15,2019

Valid Through

Feb 28,2020

Posted on

Sep 26,2019

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Brookfield, WI, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Staff Counsel
Responsibilities: Lead the vendor contracting process for assigned functional team(s), reviewing and resolving vendor contract redlines and comments. Determine negotiation strategy, draft contracts, order forms, amendments and schedules with internal clients, ensuring that required legal, financial and performance terms are reflected. Would be responsible for identifying and calling out potential risks, making recommendations to resolve them, and providing both advice and legal training to internal clients. Through understanding vendor service offerings and staying current with industry trends as well as the legal and regulatory landscape of the business serve as an expert on fiserv positions based on the applicable business and vendor profile Will advise business partners on legal, contractual and risk matters impacting their areas of responsibility. Will provide consultation and legal advice with respect to strategic initiatives, technology projects, customer contracts, intellectual property, dispute resolution, regulatory matters, corporate policies and procedures, and administration. Will effectively interact with corporate specialists regarding finance, audit, tax, publicity/press, intellectual property (including patent applications), litigation, regulatory, privacy and technology matters that affect the divisions. Will maintain knowledge of industry standard methodologies and applicable legislation affecting the operations of the divisions.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Graduated with a JD from an accredited law school. Obtained licensed to practice, or ability to become licensed, in appropriate jurisdiction. Membership in good standing with State Bar, and with no outstanding disciplinary actions. 3+ years' relevant experience working at either a law firm or as in-house counsel. Highly motivated and organized and able to set and execute priorities effectively. operating with a high level of autonomy. Training or experience in transactional and commercial contracts and negotiation. Experience acting as the lead negotiator of technology solutions and professional services contracts with sophisticated clients and/or vendors. Strong analytical and decision-making skills and attention to detail, particularly with respect to risk identification and mitigation and contract drafting. Ability to diagnose complex problems, develop effective recommendations, negotiate resolutions, and resolve issues in a professional manner. Experience with enterprise data security requirements or General Data Protection Regulation data processing requirements desirable. Preferred: Have a background in financial services industry or technology, business insight with a drive to learn, understanding and contributing to the strategic direction of the business. Have strong knowledge of laws and regulations applicable to corporations in general, specifically technology services and software licensing companies. Have solid interpersonal skills, including being able to pick up on nuances of client interaction and communications, effectively and consistently contributing in a team setting Exceptional writing, presentation and bargaining skills including the ability to draft reach an agreement with clients and vendors through contracts based on forms and accepted Fiserv fallback positions. Can manage multiple tasks in a dynamic environment, be deeply organized, have an eye for detail and strong project management skills. Ability to identify risks and provide effective counsel and solutions to partners as well as provide sound solutions to clients. Experience interacting with senior management.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Fiserv, Inc
255 Fiserv Drive
Brookfield, WI 53045

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