Senior Legal Counsel
Responsibilities: Provide legal advice and guidance to HLPR on commercial, contractual and general legal matters. In addition to handling general commercial, licensing and other contractual and corporate matters, will be responsible for the provision of legal advice on regulatory compliance and dispute matters. Provide hands-on legal assistance in structuring, drafting, negotiating, interpreting and enforcing contracts for material and high-value commercial transactions, including (i) customer offerings and arrangements (including preparation of Software as a Service (“SaaS”), Platform as a Service (“PaaS”), licensing, subscription and/or implementation or services agreements covering offerings or services from a single or multiple HLRP businesses), (ii) hosting, technical development or outsourcing services arrangements with supporting third party vendors, and (iii) business rules, content or data procurement (via inbound licenses or purchases), software procurement and development, and other types of inbound licensing or purchase agreements from third party providers, as well as outbound customer licensing and services agreements. Work closely with HLRP management on contractual and regulatory exposures and risks related to (i) development of new customer offerings or services and related customer agreement terms, (ii) existing enterprise and individual sales activities, and (iii) promotional and marketing activities. Provide legal counseling on a broad variety of corporate, regulatory compliance and intellectual property matters impacting HLRP, including legal trends and issues related to HIT developments and regulatory initiatives, including data privacy regulation. Develop a strong rapport and working relationship with HLRP stakeholders to help drive the delivery of effective and high-quality legal services that support the needs of the business.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree and law degree (JD Degree or L.L.B.). 7+ years of progressively responsible corporate/commercial legal experience, preferably with a law firm and an established corporate law department. Experience working on a variety of sophisticated domestic and international commercial contracts in the health industry (including those documenting intellectual property-intensive transactions), from structuring, negotiating and documenting appropriate contractual arrangements to advising on their implementation and post-signing management and interpretation. Strong working knowledge of, and experience, with key health information technology and intellectual property legal concepts, including those relating to SaaS and PaaS subscriptions, software licensing, and e-commerce transactions.
Wolters Kluwer Financial Services
1115 15th Street, NW
The Madison Office Building, 10th Floor
Washington, DC 20005