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Contract Law Attorney in Stratford, CT

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Feb 22, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required


Stratford, CT, United States
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Associate General Counsel
Responsibilities: Acts as integral member of Future Vertical Lift leadership team to partner with clients through the provision of sound legal advice and risk mitigation measures to ensure successful business outcomes. Assists with pursuit, negotiation, performance and eventual close out of major U.S. Government prime contracts, teaming agreements and supplier negotiations. Provides autonomous problem solving and decision-making, with the experience to know when to elevate issues for resolution by the Sikorsky and RMS General Counsel. Provide internal training to clients and colleagues as necessary and to support diversity and inclusion initiatives as well as other business-wide initiatives related to continuous improvement.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD degree from an accredited law school and admitted in good standing to a state bar as a practicing attorney. 7+ years of experience as an attorney in a law firm, in-house counsel or government agency. Significant experience in identifying and managing bid protest risk on complex procurements. Deep experience, judgment, and ability to work independently as well as with teams. Strong communication skills (written and oral) for clients and executives. Ability to develop strong client relationships while maintaining an independence appropriate to a compliance function.
Desired Skills: 10+ years of experience in a law firm, government agency, or major defense contractor legal department engaged in U.S. Government contracting/procurement. High level of U.S. Government contracts (FAR/DFARS) knowledge and experience. Experience in complex negotiations with the U.S. Government, suppliers and teammates. Experience in the aerospace industry. Requires very high level of US Government contracts knowledge and experience to achieve business objectives, resolve complex legal issues, and collaborate in business decision-making and risk mitigation.

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