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AGC/Senior Counsel

Company name

Accela, Inc .

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jul 21,2019

Valid Through

Nov 03,2019

Posted on

May 23,2019

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required


San Ramon, CA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Government Contracts >> Government Contracts
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AGC/Senior Counsel
The candidate will demonstrate leadership through engagement with all levels of the Sales & Services organizations to accelerate all aspects of the revenue operations and building shareholder value by defining, implementing best practices in firm’s contracting processes. Partnering with Sales & Services to quickly drive deals to closure for our government customers with the highest level of standards and transparency. Provide guidance to outside and junior members of the legal team to facilitate the same high level of standards and transparency. Drafting and negotiating software license, maintenance, and services agreements, SaaS Agreements, RFP responses, and other legal documents as required. Assist in the development of legal and sales enablement tools (playbooks, trainings, etc.), contractual templates, and materials to bring best-in-class practices to the company. Engage in company ad hoc projects as needed, including M&A, compliance, corporate, human resources and others. With the support of the team, develop an area of interest outside of commercial that will have impact on firm as it grows.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have expertise in negotiating win-win deals with experience in contracting with government entities. Deep knowledge of software licensing, subscription (“SaaS”) and services agreements is necessary. Juris Doctorate from an ABA-accredited U.S. Law School is required. Member of California Bar (or eligible for CA Registered In-House Counsel) is critical. 10+ years of legal experience with an emphasis on commercial matters, with 5+ years in-house at a technology company supporting the sales function is necessary. Familiarity with software revenue recognition rules is desired. Experience with enterprise software contracts and professional services engagements is preferred. Additional experience with privacy or government relations compliance is beneficial.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Accela, Inc .
2633 Camino Ramon
Suite 500
San Ramon, CA 94583