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ProfileContracting Senior Attorney The candidate will lead, structure, draft and negotiate complex client transactions within a corporate environment. Will advise senior company leadership on legal risks associated with transactions and understanding of the larger market. Manage and advise junior legal professionals in transactions and related matters. Support Legal, Business and Sales leadership as a knowledgeable and relevant leader in shaping and executing company's market-facing strategies. Lead, structure, negotiate and close company's largest and most complex client transactions to be most advantageous from a legal and business perspective. Oversee, counsel, guide, train and support junior transactional attorneys and, in some cases, other senior contracting attorneys. Stay abreast of developments affecting the company, its clients, and industries and synthesize the information to incorporate it into company's transactional practices. Educate senior company executives with respect to legal and risk management issues. Develop subject matter expertise in one of more areas that benefit Legal and/or our business. Support, promote and implement Legal Group initiatives. Independently manage drafting transactional documents and correspondence.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have a J.D. or LL.M. degree and be authorized and licensed to practice law. Must have 8+ years of transactional experience in digital, consulting, systems integration, and/or outsourcing areas in roles with increasing responsibility, and such experience should be in a law firm or in a fast-paced corporate legal/transaction group in a relevant industry. Should also have 4+ years of experience negotiating intellectual property and data privacy issues. Experience negotiating technology-based arrangements is desired. Should preferably be an accomplished negotiator with an understanding of principle-based negotiation strategy and tactics. Understanding of basic principles of finance, accounting, marketing, and management is an asset. Basic understanding of contracting/risk issues, including IP, as they apply to digital, consulting, systems integration, and outsourcing transactions is a plus.
Job Number: 00608836.
7500 College Boulevard
Overland Park, KS 66210