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Contract Law Attorney / Corporate - General Attorney / Data Privacy Attorney / Government and Government Relations Attorney / Information Technology Attorney / Intellectual Property - Trademark/Copyright Attorney in New York City, NY

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Posted on

Oct 17, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 6 yrs required


New York City, NY, United States
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Data Privacy >> Data Privacy
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
Information Technology >> Information Technology
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Trademark/Copyright
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Senior Commercial Counsel
Duties: Review, draft and manage technology licenses and intellectual property agreements, SaaS/cloud agreements, partnership and vendor agreements, services agreements and statements of work, terms of service and end-user agreements, data processing agreements (DPAs), and support the continuous improvement of standard form agreements and legal processes. Drive tech solutions for handling legal workflow. Advise cross-functional stakeholders on legal issues and risks, approval processes, human resources, company policies and procedures, intellectual property, GDPR and other privacy and regulatory compliance, and business strategy as part of commercial transactions, product development, and day-to-day business operations. Respond promptly to legal requests from Sales, Finance, Products, Business Development, Marketing, Human Resources, and other clients, summarizing and communicating legal concepts that business people can implement. Counsel on evolving EU data protection and privacy regulations and best practices, including GDPR and DPAs. Manage agreements that comply with company policies and risk tolerance.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: JD degree or equivalent degree. 6 years of in-house or top-tier law firm experience in technology licensing or transactional law. Qualified and in good standing or otherwise authorized to practice law (e.g., have registered in-house status) in the state in which the candidate resides. Preferred: 6 -10+ years of relevant work experience. Demonstrated experience advising clients in structuring complex domestic and international transactions. Background in drafting and negotiating service agreements, sales contracts, licenses, alliance agreements, and intellectual property agreements. Experience with government contracting, compliance, and flow down requirements. Expertise in GDPR and other domestic and international data protection and privacy regulations. Product counseling and compliance. Familiar with network security, cloud computing, SaaS, business associate agreements, professional services, and privacy law. Organizational skills and the ability to manage several simultaneous projects under deadline pressure. Polished communication skills. Sense of humor and a can-do attitude.

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