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Corporate - General Attorney in Chicago, IL

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Posted on

May 04, 2021

Years of Experience

5-10 yrs required

Location

Chicago, IL, United States
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Corporate Counsel
Duties: Driving Legal’s day-to-day effort on all commercial contracting in the Americas, specifically with all customers and partners. Serving as a “first stop” resource for the Americas/APAC commercial team. Assisting with revisions and implementation of best-in-class commercial contracting processes, including playbooks, form agreements, negotiation strategies, and contract automation. Contributing to the training and supervision of employees and partners concerning commercial contracting and related compliance matters. Support the broader Legal, Risk, and Compliance team with implementing compliance processes. Serving as a “first stop” resource for the US Human Resources team. Assist with data privacy and security issues, including supporting ISO and SOC certification processes and keeping up to date with legal and regulatory developments in data privacy and security. Providing support as needed concerning legal matters in the Americas (e.g., lease matters, vendor review, and negotiation, marketing matters, etc.). As comes with the legal territory, handling fire drills with a bias towards action and speed, without abandoning our foundation of staying calm and remaining true to our measured, big picture approach.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD degree and in good standing with a state bar association. 5-10 years of legal experience with an emphasis on technology transactions and related issues (e.g., data privacy and security, intellectual property, export controls). Experience both at a law firm and in-house; alternatively, if only law firm experience, please be ready to provide references of 2- 3 clients you served as their primary “outside general counsel.” Commitment to the highest ethical and professional standards. Experience with (1) SaaS companies, (2) venture-backed, high-growth companies, and (3) international companies are each a plus. Special skills, expertise, or experience that helps diversify the existing toolkit of skills in the Pricefx legal department.
Would Make It Easier: Understanding that results are generally the measuring stick of success. Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Strong analytical problem solving and decision-making skills; has the intuitiveness and decisiveness to know when to make a call on a particular decision (or when to escalate). Self-motivated and can meet strict deadlines. Superior communication and presentation skills. Highly organized, detail-oriented, and can handle multiple projects concurrently. An understanding that role will change over time as the organization grows and evolves.

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