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Contract Law Attorney in New York City NY

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jul 11,2019

Posted on

Jun 24,2019

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY, United States
Practice Area
Contract Law >> Contract Law
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Commercial Legal Counsel
The candidate will ensure adequate commercial and legal protection is put in place with each of the companies’ customers and suppliers. Work includes the drafting & negotiating of bespoke commercial agreements for all types of IT services including consulting, software development, systems integration, application management, website management, infrastructure implementation, outsourcing and managed services. Draft/negotiate/review commercial contracts primarily for the US but also for the South American entities of the Group, including Master Service Agreements, Framework Agreements, Statements of Work, Business Associate Agreement, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Marketing Agreements, Sub-contracts, Consulting Agreements, Licensing Agreements. Liaise with internal clients and, as required, external customers for the entire contract lifecycle ensuring timely review, approval, negotiation, contract close-out, extensions, renewals or variations of agreements. Maintain up to date contract templates and clause library. Manage and maintain contract playbook and contracting policies. Effectively use contract management tools / systems / automation. Provide legal advice on data privacy law, especially the HIPAA rules. Provide advice regarding protection of intellectual property including registration and protection of trade marks, protection of developed IP, open source and licensing. Provide support in tender response. Coordinate contract review and sign-off process. Assist with legal aspects of Human Resources/employment matters.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have graduated with a J.D. degree from an accredited law school. Should have obtained licensed to practice, or ability to become licensed in appropriate jurisdiction. Membership in good standing with the State Bar, and with no outstanding disciplinary actions is required. Should preferably have 5+ years of relevant experience. Experience with IT contracts is required. Fluency in Spanish is desired. Demonstrable experience of high level contract drafting, negotiation, finalisation and effective use of contract management policies and tools is an asset. Knowledge and application of US data privacy laws, in particular HIPAA rules is ideal. Experience in cross-border contracts and transactions is a plus.

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