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Legal Counsel

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Min 3 yrs required


Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

Feb 20,2018

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Dec 25,2017
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Legal Counsel The candidate will facilitate the completion of all commercial and corporate transactions in the best interests of company. Will draft and negotiate a broad range of sales, services, procurement, distribution and licensing contracts. Advise the business on topics such as intellectual property, privacy/data protection, employment matters and corporate transactions. Assist with corporate transactions and integration activities. Promote strong corporate governance practices, develop risk mitigation strategies. Deal with complex matters with multiple stakeholders and forces. Build strong internal and external relationships (e.g. building trust with the commercial team and legal counsel's of customers). Apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advice on possible legal issues. Provide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the organization.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have excellent academic credentials from an esteemed law school. Must have 3 years of private practice (law firm), 3-4 years (in-house), preferably technology startup environment. Should be NY or CA state qualified, and up to date with all qualifications/continuing legal education. Strong understanding of tech industry legal risks is required.

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Hiring Coordinator
20 W Kinzie
17th Floor
Chicago, IL 60654

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