Job Details

Contract Law Attorney in Chicago, IL

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Company name

Accenture.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Contract Law

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

USA Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

Aug 13,2018

Posted on

Jul 19,2018

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Profile

Contracting Attorney The candidate will review, draft and negotiate complex client transactions within a corporate environment. Will advise company leadership on legal risks associated with transactions. Structure, negotiate and close client transactions to be most advantageous from a legal and business perspective. Oversee, counsel, guide, train and support junior transactional 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 company executives with respect to legal and risk management issues. Develop subject matter expertise in one of more areas that benefit Legal and/or the business. Support, promote and implement Legal Group initiatives.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a J.D. or LL.M. degree and be authorized and licensed to practice law. Must have 5+ years of transactional experience in digital, consulting, systems integration, and/or outsourcing areas in roles with increasing responsibility, such experience should be in a law firm or in a fast-paced corporate legal/transaction group in a relevant industry. Experience negotiating technology-based arrangements is preferred. Understand basic principles of Finance, Accounting, Marketing, and Management is desired. Basic understanding of contracting/risk issues, including IP, as they apply to digital, consulting, systems integration, and outsourcing transactions is an asset. Experience in working with state and local government agencies or working with clients in the healthcare arena is a plus. Experience practicing in a civil law jurisdiction is ideal. Should preferably have French fluency.

Additional info

Job Number: 00602081

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Accenture.
11 Clark Dr
Chicago, IL 60601