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Corporate Counsel (Senior Manager) The candidate will work in the Office of the General Counsel and report up to the Corporate Deputy General Counsel. Will advise procurement and technology teams and preparing and negotiating vendor contracts. Expand into other areas handled by the Corporate group, including transactions, governance, and assisting on member firm matters, but the initial focus will be on vendor and technology contracting in support of procurement team. Provide legal and business advice to business leaders, quality risk managers, engagement teams, and stakeholders. Provide legal and business risk advice regarding contractual terms, vendor relations, and compliance matters. Work with practitioners to help identify and mitigate risks and advise on shared services strategies. Review and/or revise procurement contracts and other documents, such as requests for proposals/requests for information, survey and benchmarking agreements, independent contractor and consultant agreements, license agreements, software as a service agreements, confidentiality agreements, subscription agreements, sponsorship agreements, meeting and event agreements, membership agreements and other related agreements. Negotiate contract terms with contractors, licensors, vendors, and others. Provide analysis of legal and business risks, negotiation strategies, vendor relations, and compliance matters. Keep abreast of proposed and existing legislation. Anticipate and guards against legal risks involving the organization. Work with member firms throughout the globe on various contract issues. Lead document negotiation sessions with vendor counsel.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have a J.D. degree from an accredited US law school and licensed to practice law in the US with admission in New York State a plus. Must have 3-6 years of experience at a top law firm. Should preferably have knowledge of applicable legal and regulatory requirements relating to contracts, licensing, software as a service, marketing, technology, privacy and security, and will have experience partnering with business teams on a variety of projects. Experience in analysis, review, and drafting of complex vendor contracts required. Experience in mergers and acquisitions a plus. IP background an asset.
Requisition Code: DE19USAGOP006LM0629
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