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Counsel - Client Management Team (North America)

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Date Last Verified

Feb 06, 2020

Valid Through

May 21, 2020

Posted on

Sep 12, 2019

Years of Experience

5-8 yrs required


San Francisco, CA, United States

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Practice Area
Antitrust and Competition >> Antitrust and Competition
Finance >> Finance - Banking
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Counsel - Client Management Team (North America)
The candidate will be a member of the Legal Department in the Client Management group in North America. Will provide lead, day-to-day legal support to account executives and other internal clients in company's Financial Institution Sales and Merchant Sales and Solutions teams in North America, with a particular focus on the drafting and negotiation of merchant and acquirer routing incentive agreements. Primary responsibilities include: independently drafting and negotiating complex business transactions including acquirer processor and merchant debit routing agreements, with a particular focus on those that incentivize the use of the company Direct product, as well as issuer-side strategic alliance/brand incentive agreements (including company Growth Agreements) and other general corporate/services agreements with external company clients; extensive business dealings with company's external member client base including member financial institutions (i.e., issuers and acquirers), merchants, processors, third party program managers and other company System participants; drafting, updating and on-going responsibility for managing certain company incentive agreement templates to allow for a more efficient contract administration process; and providing day-to-day legal support and guidance to the company Direct sales account team and other account executives responsible for managing client relationships in North America. Work closely with company's incentive contract administration group (CCM) and other support functions.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a J.D. degree with strong academic credentials and be admitted to California Bar. Should preferably have 5-8 years of experience in top law firm and/or in-house environments. Background and knowledge of some or all of the following is desired: the payment services industry and related credit and debit processing industries, banking and financial institutions laws and regulations, and/or antitrust and competition law. Experience drafting, negotiating and/or litigating complex commercial transactions is required. First-rate writing, drafting and oral advocacy skills are critical.

Additional info

Job Number: REF21456P. Submit deal sheet with resume.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
P.O. Box 8999
Mailstop M1-11J
San Francisco, CA 94128-8999

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