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Information Technology Attorney in Vancouver, WA

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Oct 17, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Vancouver, WA, United States
Practice Area
Information Technology >> Information Technology
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Legal Counsel
Duties: Provide legal expertise in support of the entire portfolio for SLED end-user customers, specifically Hardware (PC and Print), Software, Support and Managed Services. Act as a deal lead including the overall legal strategies and assessment of risk on larger, more complex Managed Services deals while working closely with account and pursuit teams and other stakeholder groups. Advise on SLED procurement regulations and HP policies and contract positions, working with the SLED Senior Counsel as needed. Routinely exercise independent judgment in developing methods, techniques and criteria for achieving objectives. Contribute to the development of innovative principles and ideas. Act as a trusted advisor to the business teams on legal issues and legal impact of business issues. Draft and negotiate legal contract terms; identify business issues for business team support. Provide legal support for SLED competitive bids, including responding to end-user legal terms. Identify and resolve complex legal issues requiring in-depth consideration of multiple factors. Lead or assist with the resolution of contract disputes with existing customers. Plan and provide training to internal clients on designated legal topics. Support commitment to continuous improvement by identifying and leading solutions with internal clients to improve quality.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree from a nationally recognized law school plus an active bar membership from any of the 50 states or the District of Columbia; 5+ years of relevant legal experience (from a combination of law firm, government, and/or in-house experience) in the area of public sector contracting; experience representing a major IT company on contracts matters a plus. Prior negotiation experience in complex transactions. Subject matter expertise on key legal topics including liability, indemnities, intellectual property and privacy/data protection. Knowledge of industry norms and of the legal and business issues unique to IT products and services. Possess practical, independent judgment, initiative, and self-confidence. Willing and able to solve challenges; able to work with minimal direction and supervision; proactive, thrive in change. Proactive and effective communicator of valuable information to clients and colleagues. Capable of presenting or escalating issues effectively to high-level legal, account and business executives. Adopts a growth mindset approach. The ability to travel as needed.

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